Flower name, from Persian

Tulip Origin and Meaning

The name Tulip is a girl's name of Turkish origin meaning "turban".

One of the most unusual flower names, Tulip is cute but tough to pull off as a first. It has some celebrity cred via Charlie Tamara Tulip, twin daughter of Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell. It derives from Persian dulband "turban", due to the distinctive shape of the flowers.

Tulip Popularity

Famous People Named Tulip

  • Tulip JoshiIndian actress
  • Tulip Rizwana SiddiqBritish MP
  • Tulip Victoria Khaury Stewart (b. 1971)daughter of singer Tiny Tim and Miss Vicki
  • Charlie Tamara Tulip O'Connell (b. 2009)daughter of actors Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell
  • Tulipa RuizBrazilian singer and song,writer

Tulip in Pop Culture

  • Tulip (Gundernay)character in The Sailor's Return (1925) by David Garnett; wife of the sailor William Targett and daughter to King Gaze,oh of Dahomey
  • Tulip "Hope" Yanceymain character in 'Hope was Here' by Joan Bauer
  • PriscillaJean Henrietta "Tulip" O'Hare, character in DC's Preacher comics
  • Tulip Jonescharacter in the Alex Rider spy novel series by Anthony Horowitz
  • Tulipcharacter in Warner Bros. film "Storks"
  • Tulip Karasua character in Hogwarts Mystery
  • Tulip Olsenmain character in the animated series “Infinity Train”