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Gender: F Origin of Petal: Greek word and flower name

Petal is the soft and sweet-smelling name of a character in the novel and film, The Shipping News. With the rise of such flower names as Poppy and Posy, we believe Petal - down-to-earth yet exotic - has its own appealingly distinctive style.

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver named his daughter Petal Blossom Rainbow in 2009.

Famous People Named Petal

Petal Blossom-Rainbow is the third daughter of UK Chef Jaime Oliver and his wife Jools.
Petal is a middle name of actress Poppy Montgomery.

Pop Culture References for the name Petal

Petal, main character in "The Shipping News"
Petal, part of a flower
Petal, Groovy Girls doll
Petals Open To The Moon "Pet", minor character in "The Host," by Stephenie Meyer