Saffron: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Saffron | Girls
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Saffron is the name of the most expensive spice in the world, which has remained the most expensive spice on earth since ancient times, until our modern-day era! It was once worth it's weight in gold, and during some times in history, was worth even more than it's weight in gold! Used as a first name for girls in Egypt.
Taken from saffron, a spice with a distinctive, vividly yellow color. It is derived from crocus stamens and is the most expensive and precious spice.
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Saffron Burrows, actress
Saffron (born Samantha Marie Sprackling), Nigerian lead singer of the band Republica
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Saffron Monsoon, character in the British TV comedy "Absolutely Fabulous", played by Julia Sawalha.
A girl named Saffron is named in the Donovan hit song "Mellow Yellow" ("I'm just mad about Saffron/She's just mad about me").
Saffron, a recurring character in the TV series "Firefly".
Saffron Casson, main character in the book Saffy's Angel and sequels.