What does Primrose mean?
Primrose \p-rimro-se, pr(im)-rose\ 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.
Primrose is a rare given name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#20016 out of 88799, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Primrose for girls. Primrose has not made it into the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)