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Gender: Female Origin of Prune: Fruit name

Prune Origin and Meaning

The name Prune is a girl's name of French origin.

Prune is a fruit name loved by the French, for whom it's a Plum equivalent. In the U.S., Plum works, but Prune is not a name we'd want to inflict on a child. Prunella is slightly more plausible.

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beachbear Says:

2017-09-17T02:25:33

Hey, my name is Raisin...

beachbear Says:

2017-09-17T02:25:06

Parents are always worrying if a name will "age" with the child. With Prune, there's no doubt!

Ella Says:

2017-09-17T02:18:47

Sure Plums Mediocre but THIS?

NerdyNameGeek Says:

2016-12-10T01:06:17

What's next, Raisin?

QuxxnAphrosephone Says:

2016-06-03T03:21:23

It's so funny to me how people from the US/UK cannot stand this name. It's well-loved in France!

SophyDJ Says:

2016-05-08T11:43:05

WHY WHY WHY???? GRANDMA, NOT THE LAXATIVES!!!

alyssum Says:

2015-11-12T08:14:57

Wrinkles and laxatives. NOPE NOPE NOPE

tangerinelatrine Says:

2015-06-09T19:57:52

I like Plum, but Prune? It's a dried-up old fruit primarily used to prevent constipation.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:

2015-02-08T11:24:46

Honestly I don't understand why Plum works either.

jordalini Says:

2014-11-03T02:24:02

Yikes, this would be a bad choice..

SparkleNinja18 Says:

2014-05-27T15:12:56

Sure, why not name our daughter after grandma's favorite treat?