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What does Blossom mean?

Blossom Pronunciation of Blossom [blos-som] as a girls' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Blossom is "flower-like". Generic flower name first used in the 19th century as an affectionate pet name for a young girl.

Associated with: old english, flower, 19th century, young.


Creative forms:
(female) Blasom, Blossia, ..

(male) Blosley, Bloston, ..

Middle name pairings:
Blossom Melia (B.M.), ..

How popular is Blossom?

Blossom is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3181 out of 4276, Top 74%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#15031 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Blossom reached its highest rank of #858 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Blossom name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Blossom outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bliss, Blisse, Blyss and Blysse. These names tend to be less frequently used than Blossom.

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