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Gender: Male Meaning of Pom: "apple" Origin of Pom: French diminutive

The name Pom is a boy's name of French origin meaning "apple". Pom and is often added to lists like Baby Names from Children's Books and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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Pom is a shortened word name that's not much used in France, but cute and familiar here as one of Babar (the Elephant's) triplets. Pom, pommy and pommie are (non-derogatory) terms sometimes used by Australians, New Zealanders and South Africans to denote a person of English heritage.

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CrystalJoy Says:

2018-03-13T18:42:43

Pomeline

indiefendi3 Says:

2016-03-07T20:02:11

Paloma perhaps

katinka Says:

2016-03-07T19:38:37

Can anyone think of anything this could be a nickname for? I think it's quite sweet.

autumnreverie Says:

2016-03-07T17:35:44

Cheerleader, anyone?

Virginie Says:

2015-08-14T15:07:49

Pom doesn't exist at all in France. The word is "Pomme" and it's not a name. But we can find some "Pomeline" for girls ... but, not so much.

SunKissedChild Says:

2014-05-29T10:51:50

Exactly! I'm half English/half Australian and even my English relatives call each other "poms". I definitely wouldn't use this name.

MauveBird Says:

2014-05-29T05:55:45

a Pom is what an Aussie calls a Brit.

EdithGrace Says:

2014-05-29T05:25:54

May be cute for the French I suppose but I can't imagine an American having that name. Maybe if there was a longer version of it so it doesn't automatically make me think of "pom-poms"!