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Girl Name: Saffron

Name: Saffron
Pronunciation: \s(a)-ff-ron\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Saffron's also a boy name)
Sounds Like: Soffrona, Sefarina, Sefirina, Sophrona, Sofronja, Sofronia, Saphronia, Zefiryn
Variant forms: Saffran, Saffren, Saffronia, Saphron


Saffron \s(a)-ff-ron\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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.

Saffron has 4 variant forms: Saffran, Saffren, Saffronia and Saphron.

Baby names that sound like Saffron are Soffrona, Sefarina, Sefirina, Sophrona, Sofronja, Sofronia, Saphronia and Zefiryn.


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

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