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What does Plantagenet mean?

Plantagenet Pronunciation of Plantagenet [plan-ta-genet] as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Plantagenet is "shoot of broom". Broom is an English flower. The Plantegenet family ruled England in the 13th and 14th centuries, giving the name connotations of ancient high rank. Literary: Victorian novelist Anthony Trollope named his powerful English duke "Plantagenet Palliser".

Associated with: ruled (king), england, ancient (old), high (great), literary, victorian (medieval), powerful, duke (noble).


1 feminine form: Genista.

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Middle name pairings:
Plantagenet Brigham (P.B.), ..

How popular is Plantagenet?

Plantagenet is a rare first name for males and an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Plantagenet has not been recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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Similar Names

Recommended names are Gannet, Padget, Padgett, Paget, Pagett, Paten, Patrece, Patten, Paxten, Platon, Platt and Ranjeet. Like Plantagenet, these names are not commonly used.

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