Azalee Name Meaning & Origin
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3 syll. a-za-lee, az-al-ee The baby girl name Azalee is pronounced aa-Zaa-LIY- †. Azalee's origin and use are both in the English language. Azalee is a variant form of the English Azalea. Azalee is a rare baby name for girls. At the modest peak of its usage in 1909, 0.005% of baby girls were named Azalee. Its ranking then was #936. The baby name has since slipped in popularity, and is of only sporadic use today.
USAGE: French, American, Louisiana Creole, French (Quebec)
PRONOUNCED: a-za-LAY? (French), ə-ZAY-lee? (American English), AH-tsah-lee (German) (French, American)
OTHER FORMS: Azélie
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My great-grandmother's middle name was Azalee, and my wife loves it.
My name is Azalee and I was named after my Great-Great Grandmother.
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Azzie, because my family could not say it right.
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French form of AZALEA. See also AZÉLIE; as a French given name, the form Azélie appears to be more common (in French-Canadian, Louisiana Creole French regions).
Azalee, without the diacritic, is also the German form of Azalea.
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Azalee Wilson Montgomery (1902–1985), the wife of former Louisiana state senator Harold Montgomery (1911—1995), after whom he named his farm "Ranch Azalee".
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