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Gender: Female Origin of Tulip: Turkish flower name

The name Tulip is a girl's name of Turkish origin. Tulip 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".

From the experts:

One of the most unusual flower names, Tulip is cute but tough to pull off as a first. It has some celebrity cred via Charlie Tamara Tulip, twin daughter of Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell.

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Famous People Named Tulip

Tulip Joshi, Indian actress
Tulip Rizwana Siddiq, British MP
Tulip Victoria Khaury Stewart (b. 1971), daughter of singer Tiny Tim and Miss Vicki
Charlie Tamara Tulip O'Connell (b. 2009), daughter of actors Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell
Tulipa Ruiz, Brazilian singer and song-writer

Pop Culture References for the name Tulip

Tulip (Gundernay), character in The Sailor's Return (1925) by David Garnett; wife of the sailor William Targett and daughter to King Gaze-oh of Dahomey
Tulip "Hope" Yancey, main character in 'Hope was Here' by Joan Bauer
Priscilla-Jean Henrietta "Tulip" O'Hare, character in DC's Preacher comics
Tulip Jones, character in the Alex Rider spy novel series by Anthony Horowitz
Tulip, character in Warner Bros. film "Storks"