Magnolia Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Magnolia:
Taken from the name of the trees or shrubs of the magnolia family which bear large, fragrant flowers.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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This is our baby's name. I was admittedly a little hesitant, but ultimately, we love it. The name fits her perfectly, and I can't think of a better name for our little Magnolia Jane!
This is my niece's name. My sister chose it because our grandmother had a magnolia tree in her yard and she would spend hours sitting on a chair beneath it, reading or just chatting with anyone who would pass by. Our Magnolia goes by Maggie.
I know a newborn named Magnolia Joan. She is adorable. She was born today. I call her Maggie J.
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Lia, Maggie, Meg, Nola, Nolie, Noa, Olie, Mags
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The flower Magnolia was named after French botanist Pierre Magnol.
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Magnolia Moon Catherwood, daughter of actress Bianca Kajlich
Magnolia Crawford, RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6 contestant
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Magnolia Breeland, character on Hart of Dixie
Sugar Magnolia-song by Grateful Dead