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Gender: F Meaning of Chrysanthemum: "gold flower" Origin of Chrysanthemum: Greek

The name Chrysanthemum is a girl's name meaning "gold flower". Chrysanthemum and is often added to lists like Great Names for Goldfish and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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One of the rarest of the flower names, that of the blossom celebrated in Japan as a symbol of the sun and a possible object of meditation.

Chrysanthemum is the title of a 1991 children's picture book by the American writer and illustrator Kevin Henkes. The plot deals with a young mouse named Chrysanthemum, who loves her name until classmates tease her about it.

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Famous People Named Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum Tran, Vietnamese-American trans woman poet

Pop Culture References for the name Chrysanthemum

"Chrysanthemum," children's book by Kevin Henkes and its main character, a mouse
Chrysanthemum-Pearl, imaginary daughter of Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and his first wife, Helen Palmer Geisel