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Gender: Female Meaning of Narcissa: "daffodil" Origin of Narcissa: Greek

The name Narcissa is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "daffodil". Narcissa and is often added to lists like 212 Gorgeous Flower Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Initials - Twins".

From the experts:

This Greek flower and mythological choice doesn't make it into the pantheon of possibilities because of its association with narcissism. But narcissa is December's flower of the month, so Narcissa and Daffodil theoretically make perfect names for December babies.

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Famous People Named Narcissa

Narcissa Prentiss Whitman, American pioneer and missionary
Narcissa Chisholm Owen, American Cherokee painter and educator
Narcissa Edith White Kinney, American temperance activist
(Narcissa) Florence Foster Jenkins, American operatic soprano
Narcissa Niblack Thorne, American artist known for her miniatures
Cosmo "Narcissa" Wright, American video game speedrunner
Narcyza Zmichowska, Polish writer

Pop Culture References for the name Narcissa

Narcissa "Cissy" Malfoy, nee Black, character in Harry Potter series
Narcissa "Narcy" Benbow Sartoris, character in writings of William Faulkner
Narcissa Topehall, character in "Roderick Random" by Tobias Smollett

Narsissa, Narcessa, Narcyssa

Narcissa's International Variations

Narkissa (Russian) Narguize, Narcisse, Narqis (French) Nergis (Turkish) Narcisa (Spanish)