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

The name Blossom is a girl's name of English origin meaning "to bloom". Blossom and is often added to lists like Flower Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "drop your least favourite w randomly generated names - girls with middles".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Blossom

(Margrethe) Blossom Dearie, American jazz singer
Blossom Rock (born Edith Marie Blossom MacDonald), American actress; sister of actress Jeanette McDonald
Maxine "Blossom" Miles, British aviation engineer and socialite
Blossom Seeley (born Minnie Guyer), American vaudeville singer and dancer
Blossom, English stage name of Jasmine Wagner aka Blümchen, German pop singer
Gladys Blossom Noon Spellman, U.S. Congresswoman from Maryland
Chukwudi Echezona "Blossom" Chukwujekwu, Nigerian male actor
Petal Blossom Rainbow Oliver (b. 2010), daughter of chefs Jamie and Jools Oliver
Minnie Blossom Bourne (b. 2013), daughter of singer Rachel Stevens & Alex Bourne

Pop Culture References for the name Blossom

Blossom Ruby Russo, main character on TV's "Blossom"
Blossom, one of TV's Powerpuff Girls

Blossom's International Variations

Blume (Yiddish) Bluma (German)