Tulip name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tulip

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  1. A user from South Carolina, U.S. says the name Tulip is of English origin and means "Beautiful Flower".
  2. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Tulip is of English origin and means "Spring flower".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Tu"lip
Any plant of the liliaceous genus Tulipa. Many varieties are cultivated for their beautiful, often variegated flowers.

Etymology: F. tulipe, OF. also tulipan, It. tulipano tulipa, from Turk. tulbend dulbend, literally, a turban, Per. dulband; -- so called from the resemblance of the form of this flower to a turban. See Turban

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Any of numerous perennial bulbous herbs having linear or broadly lanceolate leaves and usually a single showy flower

From French tulipe, from earlier tulipan, from Turkish tülbent (“fine muslin, turban”), from Persian دلبند‎ (dolband, “turban”), also the root of turban.

  1. A type of flowering plant, genus Tulipa.
  2. The flower of this plant.

tulip was also found in the following language(s): Volapük

Notable Persons Named Tulip

Notable Persons Named Tulip

Tulip Siddiq

Tulip Siddiq is a for Hampstead, Kilburn, Member of the Camden London Borough Council, for Regent's Park, Member of theCamden London Borough Council, forRegent's Park, and Member of parliament. She was most prominent from 2015 to 2014. Tulip was born on September 16th, 1982 in Mitcham, London.

Tulip Joshi

Tulip Joshi is a model. Tulip was born on September 11th, 1979 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tulip

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tulip

Joe Tulip

He died in 1979.

Bull Tulip

Bull Tulip was a soccer player for the Newcastle United F.C. and Darlington F.C. Bull was born on May 3rd, 1933 in Gateshead. Bull is also known as Tulip and William Edward. He died in 2013.

Marie Tulip


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tulip U.S.
  White 97.48% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tulip

People with the last name Tulip are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tulip

  • How Popular is the name Tulip? Tulip is the 30,441st most popular name of all time. As a last name Tulip was the 70,403rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tulip have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 164 babies born with the first name Tulip in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tulip to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tulip? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2006 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Tulip first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tulip is Monday, February 12th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Tulip born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tulip was in 2018 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Tulip Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tulip is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Tulip: The name spelled backwards is Pilut. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Tpuil. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tulip? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 278 people with the last name Tulip.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tulip? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tulip as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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