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Gender: Female Origin of Saffron: Spice name

The name Saffron is a girl's name . Saffron and is often added to lists like Cool Girls' Names - Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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Spice names are increasingly appealing to the senses of prospective parents; this one, belonging to a precious spice derived from the crocus has a vaguely orange-scented-incense sixties feel.

English actress Saffron Burrows is an attractive current representative, and on the cult classic British TV series Absolutely Fabulous, Saffron "Saffy" Monsoon was the one sane member of her household. Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon has a grown daughter named Saffron.

Saffron can also be considered a color name via its distinctive yellow hue.

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Famous People Named Saffron

Saffron Aldridge, English model
Saffron Domini Burrows, English model and actress.
Saffron Herndon, American comedienne
Saffron, stage name of Samantha Marie Sprackling, Nigerian lead singer of Republica
Saffron Coomber, English actress
Saffron Henderson, Canadian voice actress and singer; daughter of singer Bill Henderson
Saffron Sahara Le Bon (b. 1991), daughter of singer Simon and Yasmin Le Bon
Saffron Ursula Louisa Licuria (b. 2009), daughter of Australian rules footballer Paul Licuria
Saffron Rose Kiran Kanal (b. 2013), daughter of bassist Tony Kanal of No Doubt
Saffron Barker, vlogger

Pop Culture References for the name Saffron

Saffron "Saffy" Monsoon, character on TV's Absolutely Fabulous
Saffron, wife of Malcolm Reynolds in "Firefly"
Saffron "Saffy" Casson, in the "Casson Family" series
Saffron, character in Super Paper Mario for Wii
Saffron the yellow fairy in the Rainbow Magic series
Saffron, character in Princess Poppy series
Saffron, character in the manga series Ranma ½
Saffron Masala, character in animated series "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic"
Saffron, mentioned in "Mellow Yellow" by Donovan ("I'm just mad about Saffron/She's just mad about me")
Saffron City, city in the video game series Pokémon
Saffron, character in TV's "Imposters"
Saffron Coulter, character in Foz Meadows' "Manifold Worlds" series

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