BABY NAMES

48 Nature Inspired Baby Names

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48 Nature Inspired Baby Names

Naming your baby is a one-time deal that will last forever and what is more natural than bringing life into the world?

Inspired by nature, many of these baby names provoke a grounding connection to mother nature.

Here are the 48 nature-inspired baby names we hand-selected that would best fit your precious gift.

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1. Autumn

From the name of the season, ultimately from Latin autumnus. This name has been in general use since the 1960s.

2. Azalea

From the name of the flower, ultimately derived from Greek word azaleos, meaning ‘dry’.

3. Bear

A gruff, large wild animal, the bear symbolises strength and confidence. Standing against adversity; taking action and leadership.

4. Birch

The birch tree represents new beginnings and a cleansing of the past.

5. Blossom

From the English word blossom, ultimately from Old English ‘blóstm’. It came into use as a rare given name in the 19th century.

6. Breeze/Breezy

You know, like the wind.

7. Cascade

Also a variety of beer, one may be inspired by a cascading waterfall.

8. Clementine

The feminine form of the French name Clement.

9. Cliff

A high rocky precipice.

10. Cloud

A mass of atmospheric moisture high above the ground.

11. Clove/Clover

From the English word for the wildflower, ultimately deriving from Old English ‘clafre’.

12. Coral

Inspired by underwater skeletal deposits that form reefs.

13. Dawn 

The dawn of a new, day, life and era.

14. Dove

The bird that represents peace.

15. Evening

The hours of sunset that bring us twilight.

16. Fauna

Living organisms that make up animal life.

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17. Fawn  

Like Bambi, a super sweet baby deer.

18. Fern 

Of Old English origin deriving from ‘fearn’.

19. Flint 

Defined as hard rock, the name Flint denotes strength, endurance and determination.

20. Flora 

The living organisms that make up plant life.

21. Forrest 

Derived from those who lived in the woods.

22. Gaia 

Of Greek origin meaning ‘The Earth’.

23. Galaxy 

A system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas and dust, held together by gravitational attraction.

24. Gale 

Extreme and strong currents of air.

25. Glenn 

Of Gaelic origin, meaning from the valley or glen.

26. Hawke 

The hawk is a bird of prey symbolising power, focus and clear vision.

27. Hazel 

From the hazel tree that bears the hazel nut.

28. Holly 

The tree often used to adorn Christmas decorations, the plant represents joy, peace protection and the celebration of the winter solstice.

29. Ivy 

From the evergreen climbing plant that represents fidelity and eternity.

30. Leif 

A root name of leaf, this name is of Scandinavian origin meaning dearly loved.

31. Leo 

The lion, is a relentless fighter representing courage and strength, overcoming life’s battles.

32. Maple 

A grand tree that represents the wisdom of balance and promise.

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33. Meadow 

Conjuring an image of flat expansive fields saturated in an abundance of wildflowers.

34. Misty 

A refreshing mist of rain makes the best rainbows.

35. North 

The cardinal point of the compass.

36. Nova 

Of Latin origin meaning ‘new’. In astronomy, a nova is a star that releases an incredible burst of energy rendering it extremely bright.

37. Orion 

Rising in the sky; dawning. Mythological Orion was a mighty hunter and son of Poseidon. People with this name are said to be competent, practical, and often obtain great power and wealth.

38. Petal 

Often brightly coloured segments of the flower.

39. Prairie 

A wide open expanse of grassland.

40. Solstice 

The two times of the year, are the summer solstice and the winter solstice, when the sun reaches its highest or lowest point in the sky at noon, marked by the longest and shortest days.

41. Sparrow 

A nimble little bird.

42. Sunny 

Shining bright light and disposition.

43. Tempest 

A violent and windy storm.

44. Terra/Tierra 

From Latin derivative meaning ‘earth’.

45. Venus 

Not only the second planet from the sun, Venus pertains to a beautiful goddess of love and beauty.

46. Willow 

The willow tree symbolises fulfilling wishes of the heart, learning from the past, inner vision and dreams.

47. Wolfe 

The wolf denotes intuition, intelligence and an appetite for freedom.

48. Wren 

A short-winged songbird

What nature-inspired names would you like to name your baby?

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