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Gender: F Meaning of Petunia: "trumpet-shaped flower" Origin of Petunia: English

Literary heritage: the "Loony Tunes" girlfriend of Porky Pig. But with the increasing popularity of all kinds of unusual botanical names, Petunia may be a name we start to hear more of. Perhaps-more-pleasing Petunia alternatives: Petal, Posy, Poppy.

Famous People Named Petunia

Pop Culture References for the name Petunia

Harry Potter's aunt is named Petunia. She was his mother's sister.
In Caitlin Kittredge's "Black London" series, the female protagonist is Petunia, but she prefers Pete.
Petunia, a tattoo on Little Pete's left forearm depicting a woman in a red dress on TV series The Adventures of Pete & Pete

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