Here we are again in this magical season of autumn – a fascinating time when summer draws to a close as the temperature cools down.
Whether you’re due this autumn or you just enjoy the falling leaves, wooden smoke and colourful hues of this season, and you feel like naming your baby after its marvellous wonders, here are some autumn-inspired baby names you’ll definitely fall in love with.
Autumn Inspired Girl Names
It originated from the name of a yellowish resin used in jewellery-making.
It came from the Middle English word “appel” and is a topographic name for someone living by an apple orchard or for someone resembling an apple’s common colour, red.
The name became well-known when Gwenyth Paltrow and Chris Martin named their daughter Apple.
It is of English origin and is a mountain abundant with poplar trees with heart-shaped leaves which take the yellowish golden colour during autumn.
It originated from a modern Greek word, asteri, which means “star”. It is also the official flower for September.
It is of English origin which means “moderate or reddish brown”.
From the Latin family name Aurelius, which was derived from the word aureus meaning “golden”.
It is derived from the Latin word autumnus, meaning “fall” or “autumn”.
It is of French origin, meaning ‘dark brown.’ It could also be the Americanised spelling of Bèze, a name of a river in a place in Burgundy.
An English name, which is from the name of a pink semi-precious sea growth used to make jewellery and ornaments.
It is a Greek name, meaning ‘bay tree, or laurel tree.’
It is derived from the non-flowering plant fern.
It is of Middle English origin, which is derived from the dark red gemstone, that was named for the pomegranate that the garnet crystals resemble.
It is an English name meaning pure, chaste, virginal. It is also a common nickname for people with red hair.
It is the Turkish word for autumn.
It is derived from the Old English hæsel, from the name of the tree or the color, hazel.
In Hebrew, it means “autumn rain”.
Derived from the Latin word, juniperus, which is a combination of the word junio, which means young, and parere, to produce, therefore meaning, youth producing or evergreen. It could also be in reference to the English common name for the juniper tree or berry.
From the Latin word, lauras, referring to the laurel tree.
Pronounced as May-zee, it is also known as the crop, corn, which indigenous people grow during the fall.
It is derived from the Latin word mapula, meaning ‘piece of cloth’ or ‘napkin’ or from the maple tree which takes a bright reddish orange colour during autumn.
From the Latin word oliva, which is a tree of the olive family.
It is derived from the Sanskrit उपल or upala, which means “jewel”. It is also the birthstone for October.
It is of Irish origin, Órfhlaith, meaning “golden princess”. It is a combination of the Gaelic elements ór: gold, and fhlaith, meaning prince, and its feminine form called banfhlaith.
In Greek mythology, it is the name of the goddess of harvest and spring growth.
It is a Greek name, meaning a bird that symbolises immortality as it is a bird that was reborn from the ashes.
It is derived from the Latin, Pōmōna, the goddess of fruitful abundance in ancient Roman religion and myth.
In Greek mythology, Rhea was the wife of Cronus, and the mother of Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Hera, Demeter and Hestia. She is the earth mother of all gods. Her name means ‘a flowing stream.’
Taken from the name of the gemstone, Ruby, it comes from the Latin ruber, meaning red.
It is from the Middle English russet meaning ‘reddish brown’.
It is an English name, which is a type of crocus and the orange spice made from the stamen of this flower.
Taken from the gemstone, Sapphire, it is a Hebrew name, meaning beautiful. It is also the birthstone for September.
It is an English name, meaning red.
It is derived from the Italian city, Sienna, and may also refer to the orange-red colour of a burnt orange.
From a diminutive of Anglo-Norman French sor ‘chestnut (colour)’, it is a nickname for someone with a reddish hair. It is also the name of the amber-hued herb.
From the name of the willow tree well-known for its slender and graceful branches and leaves, it is an English name, meaning slender and graceful.
It is a Muslim name, meaning ‘of gold or golden.’
Autumn Inspired Boy Names
It is derived from Hebrew אדם (‘adam) meaning “to be red”.
It is from Japanese 晶 (aki) meaning “clear, crystal”, or 明 (aki) meaning “bright” or 秋 (aki) meaning “autumn”.
In Hebrew, it means “happy, fortunate, blessed.”
It is derived from the Latin aureus meaning “golden, gilded”.
It is a Scottish name meaning “fair-skinned.’
It is from the English word for the coniferous tree known for its sunset-coloured leaves.
From old Irish corbmac, meaning ‘son of the charioteer.’ It also means tree trunk.
It is a strong red colour which autumn is known for with the dark red hue of autumn leaves.
It is the reduced Anglicised form of Gaelic, Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn, or ‘descendant of Donn’. It is also given as a nickname for people with dark or brown hair.
It is from an English surname meaning “forest”, and is used to describe a person who lived near a forest.
From Anglo-Norman French ‘gerner’, meaning granary, it is also a derivative of granum meaning ‘grain’).
Hawks are known to migrate to their winter dwellings during autumn.
In English and Scottish, it is used to describe someone who lived by a bush or hedge of hawthorn, which is from Old English haguþorn, hægþorn, i.e. thorn used for making hedges and enclosures.
It is an English name, meaning untended land where flowering shrubs grow.
In the Middle Ages, it is an English and Scottish last name for hunters and bird catchers.
This green leafy vegetable is harvested during autumn.
It is a Gaelic name used to describe someone who lives near a place abundant with elm trees.
It is an English name referring to the Linden tree.
It is of ancient Roman pre-Christian origin derived from Etruscan Marce possibly from the Etruscan word “mar” meaning “to harvest”.
It is an Old English name, meaning “near the oak trees; meadow of oak trees”.
It is a town in the Scottish Lowlands and refers to a type of autumn fabric originally designed and manufactured in the same town.
It can be derived from Middle English word “perrie” meaning “pear tree”.
It is the Chinese word 秋 (qiū) meaning “autumn”, or 丘 (qiū) meaning “hill, mound”.
It is an English name meaning, from the red meadow.
Derived from the Middle English read, reade (red), which is from the Old English read (red), it is a nickname for someone with a red hair or a red, ruddy complexion.
It is of Gaelic origin, meaning “red king,” or from ruadh (“red-haired” or “rusty”) and rígh (“king”).
Pronounced as “roo”, it is a French name meaning red.
Taken from the Rowan tree, it is used with the Gaelic “little red one”.
It is a pet form of Ruston and is given to someone with red hair or ruddy complexion.
It is an Irish name meaning island meadow.
It is an English name meaning wise one. It is also known as a food spice.
It is from the Sino-Vietnamese 秋 (thu) meaning “autumn”.
It is an English surname which translates into Old English as “from the wheat meadow”.
It is an English name meaning row of houses in a wood or from the cottages in the wood.
Which of these autumn-inspired baby names is your favourite?
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