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What do you think of the name 'Saffron' for girls?
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 09:51 AM
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.
Posted 11 March 2012 - 09:54 AM
My friend has a daughter named Saffron! Her other two children have very 'out there' names too!
I love it
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.
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
Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:11 AM
It reminds me of Ab Fab, not my taste.
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.
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.
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.
Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:29 AM
LOVE it! Fresh, funky, gorgeous. One of my all time favorite names.
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....
Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:45 AM
I really like it.
I don't even think the Ab Fab association is a negative one.
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.
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
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...
Posted 11 March 2012 - 11:10 AM
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...
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.
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.
Edited by Mum2OneDS, 11 March 2012 - 12:05 PM.
Posted 11 March 2012 - 12:09 PM
Oh I see. Thank you. Had a look at the link and I understand now.
Thank you all for your lovely responses.
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.
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
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