Primrose Name Meaning & Origin

Primrose

Pronunciation: PRIM-rohz (key)

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Primrose Day (19th of April) is the anniversary of the death of British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli. The primrose was Benjamin Disraeli's favorite flower and during the Victorian era, it became common to give the name Primrose to girls born on the 19th of April.

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Prim, Primmie, Rose, Rosa, Rosie, Pose, Posie/Posey/Posy

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Primrose is of Latin origin meaning "first rose". It is one of the earliest spring flowers to bloom.

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Primrose Bordier, French textile designer
Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, 1st Earl of Midlothian, Lord Dalmeny, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Harry Primrose, 6th Earl of Rosebery, 2nd Earl of Midlothian, Lord Dalmeny, Cricket player
Neil Primrose, 7th Earl of Roseberr, 3rd Earl of Midlothian, Lord Primrose
William Primrose, Scottish violinist
Hannah Primrose, Countess of Rosebery

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Primrose Squarp, heroine of the children's novel Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath
Primrose Aysgarth, feminist daughter of Neville Aysgarth in Susan Howatch's novel Scandalous Risks
Primrose Standish, protagonist of the classic 1918 film Wild Primrose, played by Gladys Leslie
Primrose Everdeen, younger sister of Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins
Primrose Larkin, character on British television show The Darling Buds of May, played by Catherine Zeta Jones
Primrose Lane, a song from the 50's

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