Girl Names baby nameHortense

What does the name Hortense mean?

The meaning of the name “Hortense” is:



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The name Hortense is girl's name of Latin origin meaning "of the garden".

Hortense is the French feminine variant of Hortensia. Hortensia was the name of a powerful, politically active early Roman woman. In the nineteenth century, Hortense became popular in the English-speaking world. Hortense was Napoleon's stepdaughter, and it was also the name of one of the key characters in the film Secrets and Lies, as well as novelist Hortense Calisher. Hortense is currently France's Number 311, as unattractive as it may be to most American parents.