Poppy

Poppy - A very unique female name



  Feb 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Poppy appeared on the charts for the first time in 1971 on position #2572. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Poppy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Poppy? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Poppy. The baby girl name Poppy was given to 115 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1371 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 12,289 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Poppy peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 1371.



Famous with this name

Poppy Montgomery
Poppy Drayton
Poppy Wilde


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Poppy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Poppy is currently topping the baby name charts in Oregon at position #525 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,087.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Poppy is where you live.


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Poppy origin and meaning

Poppy is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Poppy, pop culture references for the name Poppy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Poppy

We've found the following names that sound similar to Poppy, sorted by popularity.

Phoebe / Pa / Pia / Phebe / Pippa / Pahoua / Phoua / Pheobe / Pheba / Paw /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121371
20111712
20101909
20092618
20083261
20073505
20062891
20052651
19762286
19752314
19741708
19731406
19721701
19712572

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oregon525
Missouri625
Washington680
Colorado758
Virginia977
Ohio1078
New Jersey1332
California1334
Michigan1357
Illinois1414
North Carolina1531
Georgia1658
New York1701
Texas2087

Even more about Poppy


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Poppy a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Poppy?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Poppy
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 12,289
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1971
2012 births +115

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