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Gender: F Origin of Poppy: Latin flower name

Popularity: this week.

Poppy, unlike most floral names which are sweet and feminine, has a lot of spunk; Poppy makes an especially good choice for a redhead. Jamie Oliver -- the British "Naked Chef" -- used Poppy for his daughter Poppy Honey Rosie, as did Anthony Edwards, Jessica Capshaw, and Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer.

One notable Poppy is Australian Without a Trace star Poppy Montgomery (full name Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth--her mother named all her daughters after flowers: Lily, Daisy, Marigold and Rosie).

Although she's never made the list in the US, Poppy is on a popularity roll in England, Scotland, and Wales.

Other Poppy-like names to consider: Pippa and Piper and Petal.

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Famous People Named Poppy

Poppy Brite, American author
Poppy Delevingne, English model and socialite; sister of model Cara Delevingne
Poppy James Gavigan (b. 2012), daughter of actress Jessica Capshaw
Poppy Harlow, American news reporter
Poppy Montgomery, Australian actress
Poppy (b. 2012), daughter of actors Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer and twin sister to Charlie

Pop Culture References for the Name Poppy

Poppy Lipton, character on Gossip Girl
Poppy Mayfleet, little sister of Lina in the movie City of Ember
Poppy/Rebecca, character in book "The Cellar"
Poppy Moore from the movie Wild Child
Poppy North, Secret Vampire by American author L.J. Smith
Poppy Pomfrey, character in Harry Potter
Poppy Sellars, in Angel Pavement (1930) by J. B. Priestley
Poppy is used in Australia as a name for Grandfather
Poppy, one of the fairy twins from TV series "Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom"
Miffy's Friend
Poppy Clarke, Jerome's little sister in House of Anubis

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