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Gender: Female Origin of Poppy: Latin flower name Poppy's Popularity in 2017: #689

The name Poppy is a girl's name of Latin origin. Poppy is ranked #689 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Gorgeous Flower Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Poppy, unlike most floral names which are sweet and feminine, has a lot of spunk; Poppy makes an especially good choice for a redhead. Jamie Oliver -- the British "Naked Chef" -- used Poppy for his daughter Poppy Honey Rosie, as did Anthony Edwards, Jessica Capshaw, and Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer.

One notable Poppy is Australian Without a Trace star Poppy Montgomery (full name Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth--her mother named all her daughters after flowers: Lily, Daisy, Marigold and Rosie).

Poppy made the US Top 1000 for the first time in 2016, and has been on a popularity roll in England, Scotland, and Wales.

Other Poppy-like names to consider: Pippa and Piper and Petal.

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Famous People Named Poppy

Poppy Z. Brite (born Melissa Ann Brite, now Billy Martin), American novelist
Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth Deveraux Montgomery, Australian actress
Poppy Angela Delevingne, English model and socialite; sister of model Cara Delevingne
Katharine Julia "Poppy" Harlow, American CNN anchor
Poppy Morgan, English adult film actress
Emma "Poppy" Deyes, English lifestyle blogger
Poppy Miller, English actress
That Poppy, stage name of Moriah Pereira, American singer-songwriter
Poppy Honey Rosie Oliver, daughter of TV chefs Jamie and Jools Oliver
Poppy Wollen (b. 2009), daughter of actress Rhiana Griffith and Ben Wollen
Poppy Davies Dixon (b. 2009), daughter of IndyCar driver Scott Dixon and Emma Davies
Poppy Genn (b. 2010), daughter of newscaster Tamara Taggart and musician Dave Genn
Poppy Barlow (b. 2012), stillborn daughter of singer Gary Barlow and Dawn Andrews
Poppy James Gavigan (b. 2012), daughter of Jessica Capshaw and Christopher Gavigan
Poppy Emery (b. 2012), daughter of actors Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer; twin brother Charlie
Poppy Louise Hager (b. 2015), daughter of Jenna Bush and Henry Hager
Poppy Brent-Berkus (b. 2015), daughter of designers Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent
Poppy Alice Burgess (b. 2017), daughter of rugby league player Sam Burgess
Anouska Poppy Pearl Gerhauser (b. 1987), daughter of socialite and TV personality Tamara Beckwith and Bill Gerhauser
Clementine Poppy Vaughn (b. 2004), daughter of actor Matthew Vaughn and model Claudia Schiffer

Pop Culture References for the name Poppy

Poppy Lifton, character on TV's "Gossip Girl"
Poppy Mayfleet, little sister of Lina in the book/movie "City of Ember"
Poppy/Rebecca, character in "The Cellar" by Natasha Preston
Poppy Moore, character in 2008 movie "Wild Child"
"Poppy North, Secret Vampire," novel by L.J. Smith
Poppy Pomfrey, character in the Harry Potter series
Poppy Sellars, character in "Angel Pavement" (1930) by J. B. Priestley
Poppy, one of the fairy twins on TV's "Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom"
Poppy Clarke, Jerome's little sister on TV's "House of Anubis"
Poppy Giordano, character from the "Dead Is" series
Poppy--Australian term for grandfather
Princess Poppy, character of DreamWorks' "Trolls"
Poppy, character on "The Fosters"
Poppy Calloway, character in the Addicted Series
Poppy is a children’s novel and it main characte
Poppy OHair, character in Ever After High
Poppy, character on Vampirina

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