Tansy: baby girl name meaning and popularity


It's not immediately recognizable as a flower name, but Tansy is just that - a wildflower, whose name comes from the Late Latin "tanacita," meaning "immortal." Hopefully your little Tansy will have all the hardiness her name implies, and won't be bringing home viruses all the time.


Tan, Tanny, Tans.

Famous people named Tansy:

Novelist Tansy Rayner Roberts; voice actor Tansy Alexander; composer/conductor Tansy Davies.

Fun fact:

Because - as its name meaning implies - tansy was thought to have properties of immortality, it was once used in the embalming process.

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