Saffron Name Meaning & Origin
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- Comments and insights on the name Saffron
I think this is a perfect name to give a baby if you believe your child is worth her weight in gold (or even more than her weight in gold).
- Personal experiences with the name Saffron
Well, from personal experience I know that just about everyone (teachers/family) ask you whether you know the importance of the name or how expensive the actually spice is. It can get annoying. Also I know that just about everyone I meet says "I love your name!" It's quite flattering.
For some reason some people find it hard to pronounce Saffron, I libe in Ghana and my name is always being mistaken for Safwa. But it is very fun having a name that is quite uncommon and I've received lots of compliments.
- Nicknames for Saffron
Saffy, Saffi, Saff, Saffisaff
- Meanings and history of the name Saffron
Saffron is the most expensive herb/spice in the world. Since ancient times, Saffron has been a highly prized and valuable commodity. It was once worth its weight in gold, and at some times in history, was worth even more than its 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.
- Famous real-life people named Saffron
Saffron Burrows, actress
Saffron (born Samantha Marie Sprackling), Nigerian lead singer of the band Republica
- Saffron in song, story & screen
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.