Spice name

Saffron Origin and Meaning

The name Saffron is a girl's name .

Spice names are increasingly appealing to the senses of prospective parents; this one, belonging to a precious spice derived from the crocus has a vaguely orange-scented-incense sixties feel.

English actress Saffron Burrows is an attractive current representative, and on the cult classic British TV series Absolutely Fabulous, Saffron "Saffy" Monsoon was the one sane member of her household. Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon has a grown daughter named Saffron.

Saffron can also be considered a color name via its distinctive yellow hue.

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Famous People Named Saffron

  • Saffron AldridgeEnglish model
  • Saffron Domini BurrowsEnglish model and actress.
  • Saffron HerndonAmerican comedienne
  • Saffronstage name of Samantha Marie Sprackling, Nigerian lead singer of Republica
  • Saffron CoomberEnglish actress
  • Saffron HendersonCanadian voice actress and singer; daughter of singer Bill Henderson
  • Saffron Sahara Le Bon (b. 1991)daughter of singer Simon and Yasmin Le Bon
  • Saffron Ursula Louisa Licuria (b. 2009)daughter of Australian rules footballer Paul Licuria
  • Saffron Rose Kiran Kanal (b. 2013)daughter of bassist Tony Kanal of No Doubt
  • Saffron Barkervlogger

Saffron in Pop Culture

  • Saffron "Saffy" Monsooncharacter on TV's Absolutely Fabulous
  • Saffronwife of Malcolm Reynolds in "Firefly"
  • Saffron "Saffy" Cassonin the "Casson Family" series
  • Saffroncharacter in Super Paper Mario for Wii
  • Saffron the yellow fairy in the Rainbow Magic series
  • Saffroncharacter in Princess Poppy series
  • Saffroncharacter in the manga series Ranma ½
  • Saffron Masalacharacter in animated series "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic"
  • Saffronmentioned in "Mellow Yellow" by Donovan ("I'm just mad about Saffron/She's just mad about me")
  • Saffron Citycity in the video game series Pokémon
  • Saffroncharacter in TV's "Imposters"
  • Saffron Coultercharacter in Foz Meadows' "Manifold Worlds" series