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Boy Name: Saffron

Name: Saffron
Pronunciation: \s(a)-ff-ron\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Saffron's also a girl name)
Sounds Like: Seferino, Zefarin, Severin, Sevrin, Severn
Variant forms: Saffran, Saffren, Saphron


Saffron \s(a)-ff-ron\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Saffron). Plant name: Saffron is used as a bright orange-yellow spice used in Mediterranean cuisine. It is also the color of robes worn by monks of some Eastern religions.

Saffron has 3 variant forms: Saffran, Saffren and Saphron.

Baby names that sound like Saffron are Seferino, Zefarin, Severin, Sevrin and Severn.


Saffron is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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