Azalea

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

From the Latin name of the type of flowering shrub, coined by Linnaeus from the feminine form of Greek αζαλεος (azaleos) = 'dry'. The plant thrives in sandy soil. [1]

Azalee 0436.jpg
Azalee flower
Image by Leander Schiefer,[2]
License: Creative Commons, CC-BY-SA

Related Names

Azalea Finish Swedish
Azaleah Swedish
Azalee Swedish
Azaleea Swedish

See also Azalia

Statistics

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Azalea.

Sources: [3] [4] [5] [6]

References

  1. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  2. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Leander Schiefer, source & license
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi