Saffron - girls name

Saffron name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 88%

Saffron name meaning:

The name Saffron is derived from the spice of the same name, which is derived from the flower Crocus sativus. Saffron is known for its vibrant yellow or orange color and distinct flavor, making it highly valuable and sought after in culinary and medicinal uses. The name Saffron has gained popularity as a unique and unusual name choice for girls.

The name Saffron carries several connotations and symbolism. In some cultures, saffron represents beauty, joy, and happiness. It is also associated with purity and wisdom. Additionally, saffron is considered a luxurious and exotic spice, reflecting a sense of splendor and richness. As a name, Saffron can symbolize creativity, individuality, and a zest for life. It carries a sense of uniqueness and stands out from more traditional names, making it appealing to parents who desire something distinctive for their daughter. Overall, the name Saffron evokes a sense of vibrancy, beauty, and richness, making it a meaningful and captivating choice for a girl.

Origin: English


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Overall UK ranking: 674 out of 5581

57 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1010)

Historical popularity of Saffron

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