Home > Posy


What does Posy mean?

Posy Pronunciation of Posy [posy] as a girls' name is of English origin, and the meaning of Posy is "a bunch of flowers". Also used as a short form of Josephine, Penelope or Sophia.

Associated with: flowers.


Posy has 1 variant: Posey.

16 more alternative forms via Josephine, Penelope, Sophia: Jo, Joey, Josee, Josey, Josie, Josy, Jozsa, Pen, Penny, Sofy, Sofya, Sonya, Sophy, Zofi, Zofya and Zosia.

Creative forms:
(female) Porsy, Posa, ..

(male) Poco, Popo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Posy Lillyann (P.L.), ..

How popular is Posy?

Posy is an uncommon given name for females. Posy is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Sophia (#3 in recent rankings), Penelope (#34), Josephine (#131), Josie (#251), Penny (#754), Sonya (#1416), Joey, Jo and Josey are the popular alternative forms of Posy (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Sofy, are uncommon. These forms of Posy were favored as baby names in 2015 (average #954), except for forms such as Josephine which have become somewhat outmoded. Penelope, Josie and Sophia are three of the more chic names for newborns in this compilation. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jo, Joey, Josephine, Josey, Josie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Penelope, Penny, Sonya, Sophia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Josephine, Penelope, Sophia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Posy is alike in pronunciation to Paza. Other recommended names are Casy, Elsy, Essy, Issy, Kasy, Lesy, Pansy, Patsy, Peony, Pola, Poli, Poll, Polly, Poppy, Rosy, Susy and Ursy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Posy.

See names
in meaning and etymology.