Gender: Female Origin of Fig: Fruit name

Fig Origin and Meaning

The name Fig is a girl's name .

Fig was the unlikely name of a beautiful character in Curtis Sittenfeld's Man of My Dreams. Better bets: Plum, Quince, or even Apple. Still, you might consider Fig as an unusual nickname for any more formal F-starting name, from Frances to Fiona.

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pam Says:


Very cute.

adklined Says:


We are considering naming our daughter Fiona Grace, with the nickname Fig. Better than Fi, in my opinion.

AldabellaxWulfe Says:


I immediately thought of the expression 'I couldn't give a fig' - not the most well known nowadays but still present, and still mildly negative. In truth, Clementine and Pomeline are the only two fruit names I can tolerate, but I'll admit that Fig isn't too bad, or at least, not half as sticky-sweet and nauseatingly childish as Apple, Peaches, and Plum.

Marlz81 Says:


Hate the fruit & the name!

Chatelaine Says:


I really like it as a nickname or middle name, but probably not a first

EW314 Says:


My friend suggested this for my daughter when we found out she was a girl... I *think* she was joking!

I know a (male) cat called Fig now - short for Figaro.

faithnamer Says:


A cute thought, but I'm not sure I like it.

mabespark Says:


An unusual, spunky choice - but only as a nickname.