Poppy Name Meaning & Origin

Poppy

Pronunciation: PAH-pee (key)

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Comments and insights on the name Poppy: | Edit

I think this name is becoming increasingly popular. I have met two in a very short time span and my friend knows one as well. I like it and suits both people i know very well.

Poppy is such a cute nature name!

I don't really like flower names in general but Poppy is adorable.

PLEEEASE do NOT name your child Poppy! This is a term for a Grandfather! How would you like to be called Gramps?

Personal experiences with the name Poppy: | Edit

One of my closest friends is called Poppy and I think the name suits her perfectly as both her and the name are cute and charming. Poppy is becoming rather a popular name for there seems to be lots of people named Poppy around at the moment. Popularity of a name is not a bad thing for it proves it's a good one but if you're going for originality and being unique I would leave this name for the next generation to name their children.

A close family friends family's last name was Spark and they named there eldest daughter Talula Poppy Bright Spark, (they had two other daughters named Scarlett Buttercup Spark, and (I forget)Rose Spark.)

Nicknames for Poppy: | Edit

Pop, Pip, Popsy

Itself can be a nickname for Penelope

Pops, Coco Pops, Pepper

Pop Tart, Popalicious, Poppadoodledoo, Dood (short for previous), Pop Star, Poppadopoulis

Ay Papi (Spanish "Oh Daddy")

Meanings and history of the name Poppy: | Edit

My friend's mum's name is Poppy. She was named after the street that her parents met each other on. I think that is sweet.

This name is usually given with the poppy flower in mind. It could conceivably be a nickname for the Latin name Poppaea.

Famous real-life people named Poppy: | Edit

Poppy Montgomery, Australian actress
Poppy Brite, American author
Poppy Harlow, American news reporter
Poppy Delevingne, British socialite and model
ThatPoppy - YouTube star and singer
Poppy James Gavigan (b. 2012), daughter of American actress Jessica Capshaw

Poppy in song, story & screen: | Edit

Poppy Moore, the main protagonist in the 2008 English teen comedy film, portraied by Emma Roberts.
In the book "Babyville," Poppy is chosen by the main characters to be the name of their baby.
Poppy North is the main character of the book "Secret Vampire" by L.J. Smith.
Poppy Meldrum from the comedy series "You Rang, M'Lord?"
Poppy Lifton, a New York socialite in Gossip Girl.
Poppy Pompfrey, who was the healer at the Hogwarts infirmary in Harry Potter's days.

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