Zinnia Name Meaning & Origin

Zinnia

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Definition: Beautiful Flower
Nickname: Zin or Zin-Zin.
Tea: Zin-Zin
Zinnia Garden: Easy to grow. One of the perfect ways to teach children about gardening, and they will delight in the big, bright, bold colors.

Personal experiences with the name Zinnia: | Edit

My Daughter Loves her name.
It's very unique name. Confusing to many at the beginning.
I've never met another person with the same name. Only heard other friends or family members say they've met someone with this name but spelled differently.
At times people recognize the name with the flower; we love it when they guessed it!
My daughter has a friend named Zinja, pronounced Zinnia.

Nicknames for Zinnia: | Edit

Zin, Zinn, Zinny, Zin-Zin, Zinnipoo, Zinya, Zinster, Nia

Meanings and history of the name Zinnia: | Edit

A Zinnia is a flower from the aster family - butterflies love them and this is why many people grow this perennial plant in their garden. Zinnias were named after an 18th century German botanist Johann G. Zinn.

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The name of the main character in the book "Chasing Redbird" by Sharon Creech
Children's Book/Song "Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin" Author: Lloyd Moss
Zinnia Wormwood, Matilda's mother in the film version of Roald Dahl's 'Matilda'

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