Female, Nature

Zinnia

Zinnia is the name of a genus of flowers named after German botanist Johann Gottfried Zinn. Zinn is a German surname, an occupational name for someone who worked with tin, and means “tin”. It comes from Proto-Germanic *tiną (tin) of unknown origin.

Origin: unknown

Meaning: the name of a genus of flowers, from Germanic surname Zinn meaning “tin”

Usage: English

Male forms:

  • Zinn (German)

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