What does Primrose mean?
Primrose /prim-rose/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Primrose is "first rose". Botanical name: a 19th century flower name for a flower which blooms early in spring. The primrose is not from the rose family.
How popular is Primrose?
Primrose is a rare given name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#20367 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Primrose for girls. Primrose has not made it into the list thus far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)