Cool Name of the Week: Azalea
Floral names have been in vogue for quite a while—think Lily, Rose, and Violet. But one of the most recent risers on the chart is Azalea, which first appeared in the top 1000 in 2012, and has now moved up into the top 700 in a single year.
This is the hot pink flowering shrub you’ll see around in the springtime, part of the rhododendron family. And most recently, it’s been associated with rapper Iggy Azalea, whose song “Fancy” may just qualify as the song of the summer this year.
And I think it’s a lovely choice for a girl—floral but still spunky!
Tell us: What do you think of the name Azalea? Is it the new cool floral name, or a little too frilly to be popular?
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