Daisy is wholesome, vibrant, and one of the flower names that blossomed back in full bloom after a century’s hibernation. With a colorful literary and pop culture history – Daisy was the innocent girl in the Henry James novella, and then there was “The Great Gatsby,” where Daisy was the hero’s object of desire.
Celebrities have also taken to the name; Meg Ryan named her kid Daisy True, while Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom have a daughter called Daisy Dove. We can’t ignore actress Daisy Ridley or Daisy Marie, two strong, beautiful women. Daisy Fuentes is another well-known television presenter, and the list continues.
The name Diana is a girl's name of Latin origin, meaning "divine." Diana, the Princess of Wales, inspired many. Even decades later, the name still lingers in our hearts. To us, the name Diana is stunning and still underused. Diana was a Roman goddess in ancient mythology, known as the protector of wild animals, embodying beauty and purity.
Besides the legendary princess, there are more famous Dianas we must mention. Legendary Diana Ross adorns the list alongside Diana Krall and Diana Rigg. The name used to be associated with the 1980s and lost its popularity over the years; however, it is safely climbing back, and a new generation of Dianas is born.
Those born with this name are beset with a lifelong search for knowledge. Or at least, that's what we'd think with a name that derived from the Greek word for wisdom. The name Sophia has seen a meteoric rise in the ranks, with a sensuous sound and lofty-minded meaning; Sophia's a real winner.
Sophia Loren is the poster girl for this name and is a great poster girl. In history, Sophia of Hanover is on top of the list, followed by other Historical Sophias such as Sophia Dorothea of Celle and Sofia Kovalevskaya. Modern-day Sophia, we find Sophia Bush and Sophia Myles.
Rosy (along with its variant, Rosie) has always come across as hopeful with a pleasant disposition, and the name has been standing on its own for several decades now, all the way back to the days of the musical "Sweet Rosie O'Grady." She is another one of the vibrant nickname-names that are crowding the baby names charts all over the English-speaking world.
There is no need to introduce Rosie O'Donnell, one of the most famous Rosys in the world. There is also American actress Rosie Perez and English model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, followed by British politician Rosies Winterton, to complete the list.
We’re all familiar with the name Florence, but do we know what it means? Historically it's been a unisex name, meaning 'flourishing,' and a place name belonging to the famous Italian city. Although in today's world, Florence is typically more feminine, the last time it appeared in the charts for boys was in 1914.
Florence Nightingale is probably the first association that comes into mind when considering the name. Nightingale introduced modern nursing as we know it to the world and had a great impact on humanity. Other famous Florence would have to be Florence Griffith Joyner and Florence Henderson.