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Girl Name: Verbena

Name: Verbena
Pronunciation: \v(e)-rbe-na, ver-bena\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: holy plants
Origin: Latin
Variant forms: Verbeena, Verbeina, Verbina, Verbyna


Verbena \v(e)-rbe-na, ver-bena\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Verbena is "holy plants". Originally referred to the olive, laurel, and myrtle plants, which had spiritual significance to the Romans. In modern times, a class of medicinal plants with pleasant scents.

Verbena has 4 variant forms: Verbeena, Verbeina, Verbina and Verbyna.


Verbena is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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