Food name and word name

Sesame Origin and Meaning

The name Sesame is a girl's name .

Poppy is the most widely-used seed name, opening the door for Sesame. While Sesame has a pretty sound, it is not often used as a name -- fewer than five baby girls were given the name in the US in 2021. In kids' minds, this might be overly associated with Sesame Street.

Sesame in Pop Culture

  • "Sesame Street" children's TV show
  • "Open Sesame" code word in folk tale "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves"