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Poppy Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \pawp-ee\
Number of People 👶 4,000
Rate in 2021 909
Numerology 🔢 7
Name origin 🌍 English
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Poppy Name Meaning

A poppy is a type of flower in the Papaveraceae family - a bright, cocolorfulhappy-looking flower that also (in some species) succeeds the opium by-products of its seed pods. The name is derived from the Olde English "popæg" (poppy), probably taken from the Latin root "*pap," meaning "to swell," perhaps referring to the flowers' beautiful, ornamental curving blooms. There are several species of the poppy family familiar to most people. The corn poppy is red with a blood black center; It is used in commemoration of dead soldiers who lost their lives on the battlefields of war. The opium poppy contains the alkaloid morphine (from which heroin is synthesized) and is therefore associated with both pharmaceutical and drug use. This particular poppy plant is a symbol of sleepiness and tranquility (putting people into dream states released from their pain). For example, Morpheus was the Greek god of dreams (see the connection to morphine)? Lastly, ornamental poppies used to beautify any garden could include the yellow-orange California poppy (the state flower) or the magnificent blue Himalayan poppy. Watch out for the bright and friendly Mexican prickly poppy, though - that one is poisonous! Even though the opium poppy has lingering dangers hidden behind its external beauty, there is no doubt that this is a universally admired flower. Plus, there's something about the name “Poppy” that “jumps” – she's upbeat, happy, and approachable. What is surprising is how "popular" this name is outside of the United States. Apparently American parents haven't gotten the note from our fellow English-speaking countries that are fully adopting this name. For example, it is currently ranked #16 in England/Wales. It is also a Top 50 choice female name in Scotland and Northern Ireland and a Top 100 in Australia. North America? Not that much.


Poppy Name Origin and History

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Additional description of the name Poppy

"Poppy" is a popular name for girls that has English origin.

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Additional name description Poppy


Poppy has never been a name that is used frequently enough in the United States to achieve Top 1000 status. That means poppy is very rare here, and always has been. As we see this name flourishing in Britain, Americans seem to be rejecting it outright. Opinions about the name seem to be mixed. Some think he's perfectly adorable, while others think he's too young. Then there's the potential for “poopy poop” schoolyard jokes (which are thankfully lived short). It's really hard not to find the name poppy appealing - it's just a good feeling flower and bright sounding name.

Famous People Named Poppy

Poppy Montgomery (Australian actress)

Poppy Z. Brite (American writer)

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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Poppy?
The origin of the name Poppy is English.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Poppy?
*️⃣ How many people are named Poppy?
Almost 4000 people are named Poppy.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Poppy?
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