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Gender: F Meaning of Yarrow: "rough stream" Origin of Yarrow: English

Yarrow is an unusual herb used for healing, but also has had such ancient nicknames as "bad man's plaything" and "devil's nettle." Better to stick with one of the more benign herbs on the spice shelf.

Famous People Named Yarrow

Peter Yarrow, U.S. singer-songwriter and member of Peter, Paul & Mary

Pop Culture References for the name Yarrow

Yarrow, a female character in "A Wizard of Earthsea" by Ursula K. LeGuin
"The Fairest of All Yarrow," English folk song popularized by singer-songwriter Kate Rusby