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#1 Mum2TwoDSs

Posted 11 March 2012 - 09:51 AM

Hi ladies,

Just after your personal opinion, any comments are welcome.

What do you think of the name 'Saffron' for a baby girl? It is the name of a flower in the crocus family, and its stamens are edible, in fact the most expensive spice in the world. We thought if we have a girl, I would like to call her that.

Thanks!

#2 Peridot

Posted 11 March 2012 - 09:54 AM

Beautiful original.gif

My friend has a daughter named Saffron! Her other two children have very 'out there' names too!

I love it original.gif

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#3 EsmeLennox

Posted 11 March 2012 - 09:55 AM

I like it.

#4 *TikkaB*

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:05 AM

I love it. My DD is called Saffron. I didn't choose it to be different, in fact I didn't pick it, my parents did. When we heard the name, her father and I knew that this was THE name. The only other name I wanted to use was Ondine.

#5 Taffatups

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:05 AM

I like the name but 2 words - Ab Fab. Keep it in mind but if you like the name then go for it original.gif

#6 tibs

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:10 AM

QUOTE (Taffatups @ 11/03/2012, 11:05 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I like the name but 2 words - Ab Fab. Keep it in mind but if you like the name then go for it original.gif


Exactly my thoughts.  Personally I can't get past Ab Fab but that may be showing my age wink.gif

#7 Guest_Retro_Mumma_*

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:11 AM

It reminds me of Ab Fab, not my taste.

#8 7girly-girls

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:20 AM

Love  wub.gif

#9 HIH.GD.Isolabella

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:24 AM

AB Fab plus I knew someone called Saffron who was an absolute b**ch so not a name I would go for.



#10 Mamma Bear K

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:24 AM

Reminds me of Christina Hendricks character in Firefly!

But I really like it, I think it's lovely.

#11 vanessa71

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:24 AM

It's not my usual style, but I really like it.


#12 B.feral3

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:25 AM

It's not terrible but I can think of at least 1000 names off the top of my head I like better.

#13 baddmammajamma

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:29 AM

LOVE it! Fresh, funky, gorgeous. One of my all time favorite names.

#14 LittleJacksonOne

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:41 AM

I LOVE IT! My neice is called Saffron and she is the cutest ever!

I dont get the ab fab thing the others are talking about....

#15 aluminium

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:45 AM

I really like it.

I don't even think the Ab Fab association is a negative one.

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#16 franno

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:50 AM

I like it. I wouldn't use it only because I have other names I like better but it's pretty and strong.

Saffy is cute.

#17 bright*future

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:50 AM

I really like it.

#18 choccy2

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:55 AM

Not that keen on it  but hey as long as you like it - that's what really matters

yeah reminds me of Ad Fab

#19 new~mum~reenie

Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:57 AM

I like it - I think I would sing her "Mellow Yellow" when I woke her in the morning....

Coz I'm just mad about Saffron
And Saffron's mad about me... biggrin.gif

#20 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 11 March 2012 - 11:10 AM

It's okay.

Not my most favourite, but I don't mind it.

Although I do think of Saffron Burrows, who I can't stand as an actress, and who has put me off two TV series so far...

#21 Mum2TwoDSs

Posted 11 March 2012 - 12:03 PM

Thanks ladies. Hmmm sorry for being so dud....what is Ab Fab? Hehe is it an Aussie personality? I am not Australian but living here in Oz so havent heard of it.  biggrin.gif

We are thinking of an S cos DS has an S. And my 5 nieces are Shannon, Shaianne, Sienna, Selsea and Sheeren and most are given by me and I am running out of S....Shaianne's my favourite but taken. original.gif

Edited by Mum2OneDS, 11 March 2012 - 12:05 PM.


#22 vanessa71

Posted 11 March 2012 - 12:06 PM

This is Ab Fab.

It's not Australian, it's English.



#23 Mum2TwoDSs

Posted 11 March 2012 - 12:09 PM

Oh I see. Thank you. Had a look at the link and I understand now. original.gif

Thank you all for your lovely responses. original.gif

#24 Imaginary friend

Posted 11 March 2012 - 12:22 PM

Saffron is a name I like, although wouldnt quite use it myself.

Perfectly good name though and I dont think the Ab fab connection is strong enough to be a problem - or perhaps I just dont watch much tellie, doesnt seem a problem to me anyway. original.gif

#25 Fr0g

Posted 11 March 2012 - 12:23 PM

I'm reminded of Ab Fab - "Saffy", "Sweety" and "Bolly" will never sound the same again...

Having said that, I think it's a beautiful name original.gif





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