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Gender: Female Origin of Fuchsia: Plant and color name

The name Fuchsia is a girl's name . Fuchsia and is often added to lists like Gorgeous Flower Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

A plausible color name, it was chosen by the singer Sting as a middle name for his daughter, after a character in the Gormenghast fantasy trilogy, of which he's a big fan.

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Famous People Named Fuchsia

Fuchsia Dunlop, English chef and cookery author
Fuchsia Katherine Sumner, daughter of musician Sting

Pop Culture References for the name Fuchsia

Fuchsia Groan, character in Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast series
Fuchsia, one of The Devil Girls, character in webcomic Sinfest
Fuchsia, plant with brilliant pink blossoms, named for the German botanist Leonhard Fuchs


Hailey Says:


Why do I like this? It's totally different and against the grain of what I normally like, but it's so pretty and daring.