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What does Pansy mean?

Pansy Pronunciation of Pansy [pan-sy] as a girls' name is of English origin, and the meaning of Pansy is "flowering plant with velvety petals". Flower name from the late 19th century. The name was derived from the French word "penser", meaning "to think".

Associated with: plant (tree), flower, 19th century.


Pansy has 2 variants: Pansey and Pansie.

Creative forms:
(female) Padsy, Pansye, ..

(male) Pance, Panci, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pansy Kenia (P.K.), ..

How popular is Pansy?

Pansy is a very prominent first name for women (#983 out of 4276, Top 23%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Pansy reached its top rank of #332 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cassy, Casy, Daisy, Hatsy, Kassy, Kasy, Kaysy, Maisy, Pammy, Pania, Paniya, Panya, Patsy, Patty, Pauly, Penny, Posy and Tansy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Pansy.

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