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What does Primrose mean?

Primrose Pronunciation of Primrose 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH Pr-, -se, botanical (tree), 19th century, spring


VARIANTS Primarosa, Primorosa, Primula



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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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Primrose has not made it into the list thus far. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Prairie, Preciosa, Prima, Primalia, Primetta, Primina, Priminia (see Prima), Princesa, Princess, Princesse, Pris, Prissie and Prissy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Primrose.

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