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Gender: Female Meaning of Petunia: "trumpet-shaped flower" Origin of Petunia: English

The name Petunia is a girl's name of English origin meaning "trumpet-shaped flower". Petunia and is often added to lists like Flower Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Literary heritage: the "Loony Tunes" girlfriend of Porky Pig. But with the increasing popularity of all kinds of unusual botanical names, Petunia may be a name we start to hear more of. Perhaps-more-pleasing Petunia alternatives: Petal, Posy, Poppy.

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Famous People Named Petunia

Pop Culture References for the name Petunia

Petunia Evans Dursley, Harry's aunt in the Harry Potter series
Petunia "Pete," main character In Caitlin Kittredge's "Black London" series
Petunia Pig, Porky's girlfriend in the Looney Tunes series
"Petunia," 2012 film about a family surnamed Petunia
Aunt Petunia, puppet in Disney's "Meet the Robinsons"
Petunia Grimm, aunt of The Thing in Fantastic Four comics
Petunia, skunk character in animated series "Happy Tree Friends"
Miss Petunia, the Bathing Beauty, pig in video game "Luigi's Mansion"
Petunia Rhubarb, character in animated series "VeggieTales"
Joe and Petunia, characters in a series of British public information films
Petunia, a tattoo on Little Pete's arm depicting a woman in a red dress on TV series "The Adventures of Pete & Pete"
Petunia, nickname of Yo Yo Ma's cello
"Luna Petunia," Netflix children's animated TV program

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