Gender: Female Meaning of Blossom: "to bloom" Origin of Blossom: English

Blossom Origin and Meaning

The name Blossom is a girl's name of English origin meaning "to bloom".

Now that parents have picked virtually every name in the garden, from the common Rose to the exotic Zinnia, some are reconsidering the old, more generic names like Flora and Posy and Blossom-- which was last in favor in the 1920's and still has a Floradora showgirl aura.

The most well remembered recent representative is the eponymous character in the early nineties sitcom Blossom. Blossom was also one of the Powderpuff Girls and appeared on Dawson's Creek.

A real life namesake is jazz singer Blossom Dearie.

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Blossom's International Variations

Blume (Yiddish) Bluma (German)


Blossom Says:


My name is Blossom. Im 23 years old and all my life I was teased because of it. I always got the power puff girls thrown at me and the 80s t.v show Blossom as well but now that im older I have learned to love my name. I have never come across another with my name. There should be more Blossom's out there. ❤

bethlena Says:


This is one of my favourites - although I used to find it unusable - until I met a young girl with the name and realised it is just like all the other flower names, Lily, Bluebell... People may associate it with the power puff girls, but I associate Elsa with frozen and Arlo with the good dinosaur...

Leonina Says:


A cow's name, imo... nothing against farm animals, but idk...

NykkiJo Says:


Blossom is the name of my favorite cat. It was a beautiful name for her. Not so sure it would suit a grown woman, though. It doesn't really have obvious nicknames, either.

AldabellaxWulfe Says:


For some reason, this name makes me think of the word "Buxom" which, oddly enough, has convinced me that Blossom might actually age half-way decently, and thus work for a full grown woman, as opposed to just a baby or small child. Plus, floral names are very much a standard for girls by this point, so Blossom really isn't out of place amongst your average Rose, Willow and Flora. Not to mention, I grew up watching the Powerpuff Girls (not Powderpuff!) and to this day I love that cartoon, so the connection is by no means a negative for me.

Thepandaprincess223 Says:


I think blossom is quite sweet, especially if you love flower names but are tired of hearing the same old Lily and Rose.

Essa Says:


I know I shouldn't, but I really can't help but love Blossom!

P.S. They're Powerpuff Girls not Powderpuff Girls, just a typo I'm sure :)

summersnow Says:


Honestly love Blossom and Buttercup both. Bubbles is a little harder for me to get into but actually is a sweet name. I think I'd definitely use Blossom or Buttercup as a middle, but probably not a first.

Essa Says:


Some days I love it, some days I think it sounds ridiculous. Genuinely considering it as a middle name today. Edith Blossom sounds beautiful to me!

PoppyOrangey Says:


Perfect! Blossoms sisters could be Bubbles and Buttercup! No. Just no...

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I love it! It's a beautiful name!