English from Greek

Petal Origin and Meaning

The name Petal is girl's name of Greek origin meaning "leaf".
Petal is the soft and sweet-smelling name of a character in the novel and film, The Shipping News. With the rise of such flower names as Poppy and Posy, we believe Petal — down-to-earth yet romantic — has its own appealingly distinctive style.

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver named his daughter Petal Blossom Rainbow in 2009.

Petal Popularity

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Famous People Named Petal

  • Petal Blossom Rainbow Oliverdaughter of chefs Jamie and Jools Oliver
  • Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth DeverauxMontgomery, Australian actress

Petal in Pop Culture

  • Petalmain character in "The Shipping News"
  • Petalpart of a flower
  • PetalGroovy Girls doll
  • Petals Open To The Moon "Pet"minor character in "The Host," by Stephenie Meyer