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What does Saffron mean?

Saffron Pronunciation of Saffron [saf-fron] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Saffron). Flower name: saffron is used as a spice, as well as a bright orange-yellow color dye. Monks of some Eastern religions wear saffron robes. This usage was mocked in the comic TV series "Absolutely Fabulous". Actress Saffron Aldridge.

Associated with: flower, bright (light), yellow (golden), monks.


Saffron has 4 variants: Saffran, Saffren, Saffronia and Saphron.

Creative forms:
(female) Safron, Sofron, ..

(male) Saffan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Saffron Hillary (S.H.), ..

How popular is Saffron?

Saffron is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#66476 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Saffron has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Affton, Cameron, Camron, Caron, Carron, Daron, Eurfron, Farron, Kameron, Kamron, Kamyron, Karon, Saffi, Safira, Saran, Sharon, Sharron, Sheron, Sherron, Simeron and Soffrona. These names tend to be more frequently used than Saffron.

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