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The name Papillon is a girl's name of French origin. Papillon and is often added to lists like Charming Easter Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".
French variation of Butterfly.
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Too tied to the dog breed. It's all I can think of when hearing it
It sounds too annoying, and it's a dog breed, which you probably don't want to name your kid after. If it's the butterfly meaning you like, then maybe Mariposa instead?
But also a dog breed :)
In ballet, my favorite step was "pas de papillon" or "step of the butterfly." I think this could be a unique way to get to "Poppy." I didn't know it was a dog breed though... That might be a deal breaker :/
For anyone that doesn't know, Papillon is pronounced pap-ee-ohn.
Actually it means butterfly so--flutter!
CAREFUL! Papillon is a dog breed.
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