Looking for great middle name ideas for your future Poppy? Check out this list of 65+ middle names that really “pop” when paired with the name Poppy. The list includes each middle name’s meaning and has ideas that are classic, hip, unisex and cute so there is something for every naming style.
Poppy is an adorable name that has been quickly gaining popularity in the States. It first appeared in the Top 1000 name list in 2016 at #747 and has already jumped to #401 last year. In the UK, Poppy has been a Top #25 name since 2009, peaking at the #5 most popular name in 2014.
Meaning of the Name Poppy
Poppy is a flower name of Old English and Latin origins that means “red flower.” Poppy feels fun and punchy, giving it a fresh feel compared to other flower names like Marigold and Rosemary. In the U.K., poppies are associated with Remembrance Day honoring fallen patriots.
Now let’s dive into middle name ideas for Poppy. First up are my Top 10 favorite names to go with Poppy. Then you’ll find even more names with their meanings.
Top 10 Middle Names for Poppy
- Poppy Alexandra
- Poppy Eloise
- Poppy Elowen
- Poppy Fallon
- Poppy Jolene
- Poppy Monroe
- Poppy Ophelia
- Poppy Piper
- Poppy Simone
- Poppy Solenne
Cute Middle Names for Poppy
Below are cute middle name ideas for baby girls named Poppy. Poppy is such a delightful and spunky name that it pairs well with other feminine and cute middle names. My favorite pairs include Poppy Annabel and Poppy Jolene, which would give the fun nickname Poppy Jo.
|Poppy Delia||(from Delos)|
|Poppy Liza||(oath of God)|
Classic Middle Names for Poppy
A classic middle name is a great way to balance out the whimsy of the name Poppy. Long and strong middle names also give punchy Poppy flow. Of the classic name options below, I love Poppy Alexandra and Poppy Estelle.
|Poppy Ester||(myrtle leaf)|
|Poppy Elizabeth||(oath of God)|
|Poppy Jane||(God is gracious)|
|Poppy Louise/Lou||(renowned warrior)|
|Poppy Marie||(of the sea)|
Modern Middle Names for Poppy
If you’re looking for fresh options, consider these modern middle names that would pair well with on-trend Poppy. Poppy Elowen and Poppy Simone are particularly charming middle name options. For a cute alliteration, consider Poppy Portia or Poppy Pearl.
|Poppy Camilla||(young helper)|
|Poppy Elowen||(elm tree)|
|Poppy Maura||(of the sea)|
|Poppy Linnea||(linden tree)|
|Poppy Pearl||(gem, precious)|
|Poppy Portia||(offering, pig)|
|Poppy Simone||(hear, listen)|
|Poppy Willow||(willow tree)|
Gender Neutral Middle Names for Poppy
If you’d like to give your baby a gender neutral option in their name, here are some great unisex names to pair with Poppy. Of these names, I personally think Poppy Celeste and Poppy Monroe have a great flow.
|Poppy Belen||(house of bread)|
|Poppy Eden||(biblical garden)|
|Poppy Jo||(God is gracious)|
|Poppy Jean||(God is gracious)|
|Poppy Lark||(song bird)|
|Poppy Laurel||(bay laurel tree)|
|Poppy Monroe||(mouth of the river)|
|Poppy Piper||(player of pipes)|
examples of Poppy as a Middle Name
Poppy can be a fun middle name option too. Poppy pairs well with the following first names:
- Caroline Poppy
- Eileen Poppy
- Primrose Poppy
- Reagan Poppy
- Stella Poppy
- Victoria Poppy
Names Similar to Poppy
Looking for names with a similar spunky vibe to Poppy? Consider the following
Considerations Before Choosing a Middle Name
Here are a few things to consider before deciding on a middle name for Poppy:
- Overall Flow: does the full name flow well all together?
- Initials: do the initials spell out anything or resemble anything?
- Nicknames: will the middle name open up any possible future nicknames for your baby?
- Search the first and middle name together: are there any famous people or well-known associations with the full name?
- Trends: how has the popularity of the name changed in recent years? (Make sure to double check our baby name popularity tool.)
Looking for more middle names ideas? Don’t forget to consider significant places, family trees, or special dates. Or, check out our other middle name lists, such as Middle Name Ideas for Finley.