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Nature-inspired baby names are all the rage right now.

They’re lovely and organic in a strange and materialistic world. It’s refreshing and hip to hear so many new earthy names surfacing.

There are so many cool and unique ones to pick from too. The possibilities are truly endless!

Below are some of the best Earthy and Nature-inspired baby names of all time.

We’ve picked our all-time favorites to discuss first, then move on to a list for each sex after that. Check it out below!

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Nature Inspired Baby Names You’ll Love!

EARTH BABY NAMES

 

Acorn

The name Acorn is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was used as a common last name for the people of these origins. It has since become a fairly popular first name. It’s certainly one of my favorites and if I had another kiddo it would be one of the first names I would consider.

That’s why it’s at the top of our list!

Acorn is typically used as a name for modern little girls, but I have heard of a boy named this as well so it’s on the table for both sexes.

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Cypress

 

Cypress is typically used as a name that can be used for both boys and girls and it’s extremely unique.

A quote from Datayze says:

” Cypress was the 2122nd most popular boys name and 2799th most popular girls name. In 2020 there were only 65 baby boys and only 58 baby girls named Cypress ”

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Fern

 

Fern was a name used for both first and last names from the people of ancient Scotland known as the Picts.

It has grown in popularity over the past several years and it has both a new feel to it while seeming sort of old fashion at the same time.

 

Glenn

The name Glenn is a gender-neutral name of Scottish origins and it refers to ”  From The Wooded Valley”.

It’s cute and versatile.

 

Greene

 

This is a common last name but in the past 5 years or so it has begun surfacing as a first name used for newborn babes. It’s very earthy and lovely.

Elm

 

Elm is a lovely new and unique name for your little boy.

According to Name Berry:

‘ The name Elm is a boy’s name meaning “red, brown”.
Strong, straight, and leafy, one of the new tree names used mostly as middles ‘
So it sounds like this name is becoming popular as a middle name, however, it is quite lovely as a first name as well.
Earthy and natural names for boys and girls

Nova

Nova is from the Latin word Novus, which means new.

Nova is a beautiful name for your little girl, and hands down one of our favorites. If I had another this name would be in the top five picks as well.

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Oak

 

Oak is a modern boy’s name meaning tree from the genus Quercus.

The name is a symbol of solidity, strength, and longevity. It makes you think of a strongly rooted, earthy child, no?

 

Heather

 

Heather is primarily a female name of English origins.

It’s pretty and feminine and means ‘  A flowering evergreen plant that thrives on peaty barren lands as in Scotland ‘.

 

Raven

 

Raven is a nice name for your dark-haired babe.

It has the meaning “dark-haired”  and it refers to the dark bird in the crow family.

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Sierra

Sierra is a strong and natural name to give your girl.

It is the Spanish word for saw or mountain range, and it means strength and groundedness. It originates from the Galicia and Asturias regions of northern Spain.

 

Basil

 

Basil is a cute name for a baby as well. It’s also quite unique.

Basil is typically a boy’s name.  It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Basil is “royal, kingly”.

But there are many girls named this as well.

 

Cherry

 

Cherry is an all-American natural name.

The meaning behind it is Dear one or darling.

 

Daisy

 

Daisy is a cute name of English origin meaning “day’s eye”.

It symbolizes innocence and purity.

 

Amber

 

Amber is sort of an old fashion name but Amber is a rare gemstone made of fossilized tree sap.

So it has its place on our list of earthy and natural names.

The word itself is From the Arabic, Ambar, meaning “jewel”.

 

Coral

 

Coral is a pretty, beachy name.

The name is primarily a female name of English origin that means Marine Invertebrates.

The Latin word is “corallium”, meaning semiprecious natural sea growth.

 

Ivory

 

The name Ivory is a girl’s name of English origin meaning “pale, white”.

This name was popular around a hundred years ago but it has resurfaced in the past few years as people gravitate towards names of natural origins.

 

Ginger

 

Ginger is a fun and spicey name. Literally.

It is of English origins and Ginger means pure, chaste, virginal.

Also a common nickname for people with red hair.

 

Olive

Olive has become quite the trending natural name in the past five years or so.

It is typically a girl’s name of English origin meaning “olive tree”.

 

Jasper

 

This name has regained popularity after the Twilight Saga believe it or not.

It is a masculine name commonly believed to be of Persian origin, meaning the treasurer.

Earthy and natural names for boys and girls

Kodiak

 

The name Kodiak is a boy’s name meaning island.

It’s also a large bear that lives exclusively on the islands in the Kodiak Archipelago.

So the name itself is also a symbol of strength.

 

Phoneix

 

Phoneix is a strong, lovely name for an alpha female.

It’s a New Age name symbolizing rebirth and immortality.

 

Rowan

 

Rowan is a historically masculine name of Irish and English origins. In Ireland, it’s derived from the Irish name Ruadhán, which means “red-haired.

Earthy and natural names for boys and girls

Sage

 

Sage is such a cute name and can be used for both sexes.

It can also be spelled Saige, Sange, or Sayge.

It traditionally means herb or prophet.

 

Willow

The name Willow is a lovely addition to our natural names list.

The name is also of English origins like so many others. Willow trees are associated with grace and elegance, giving meaning to the word “willowy.”

 

Rivers

 

The name River is English and means a body of flowing water.

It is derived from the Latin word ripa, meaning “riverbank”.

 

Dawn

 

Dawn means the first appearance of light, daybreak and it’s typically a feminine given name.

 

Terran

 

Terran is a cool and original name for little boys.

The name Terran is of English origin, which means, ‘earth man, pertaining to the planet earth, an inhabitant of the earth’.

The meaning of Terran is of the earth.

Aurora

The name Aurora is a good name for a sweet little girl and it is of Latin origin. It means Dawn.

Aurora is also the name of the Roman goddess of sunrise whose tears turned into the morning dew. Pretty cool right?

 

Bloom

 

Blum in German means “flower”. The spelling is translated to Bloom in our country and it’s becoming a popular first name for little girls.

 

Azalea

 

The name Azalea is typically a female name of Greek origin that means Dry Flower.

Azalea is also the name of a well-known hardy flower that comes in a variety of colors.

 

Blossom

 

The name Blossom is a girl’s name of English origin meaning to bloom. Bloom itself is also becoming a popular name as mentioned above.

 

Eartha

 

Earth is a very interesting and modern baby name that has begun to surface.

The meaning of the name Eartha is: Worldly.

It comes from Earth, from the Old English eorthe.

Famous bearer: American creole singer Eartha Kitt.

 

Flora

 

From the Latin word flos, meaning flower.

Flora is also the name of the goddess of flowers and Spring in Roman Mythology.

 

Gaia

Gaia is a really pretty, earthy name for your little one.

It’s usually a girl’s name and it’s of Greek origin meaning earth mother.

It is the name of the Greek mythological earth goddess and universal mother as well. So it’s a powerful, lovely name!

 

Meadow

 

The name Meadow is primarily a female name of American origin that means Field Of Grass and Vegetation.

It’s a very hip choice for your little girl!

 

Opal

 

Opal is a feminine given name derived from the name of the gemstone opal

 

Pearl

 

Pearl is a name that’s been around for a long time but it definitely holds a place in top natural names.

The pearl is the gem of the sea.

Pearls represent wisdom and these gems of the sea are believed to attract good luck and wealth so it’s a name with positive and happy associations.

So that was our list of favorite, modern natural names. Below are more general earthy names. There’s a list for both girls and boys so check them out as well!

Earthy and natural names for boys and girls

Earthy Natural Names For Boys

 

Adair: (Gaelic) Meaning “from the oak tree ford”

Ainsley: (Scottish) Meaning wood or clearing

Alder: (German) refers to Alder tree

Ash: A name coming from the Ash tree or also referring to the ashes of a fire

Aster: (Greek) refers to star in Greek

Birk: (Scottish) This name typically refers to Birch tree

Bryce: This name comes from Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryn: A lovely welsh name meaning Hill

Briar: Thorny bush of wild roses, brambles

Clay: Primarily a male name of English origin that means Clay Worker or Clay of the earth

Colm:  Irish origin that means dove in the Irish language

Conall: Old Scottish Meaning strong wolf

Drake:  Old English name Draca, meaning snake or dragon

Heath: Old English male name meaning someone who lived at, on, or by the moor or heath

Huckleberry (Huck): Primarily a male name of American origin that means Sweet Berry

Hyacinth: Means fragerent flowers

Indigo: The natural color of dark blue

Jonquil: Small fragrant yellow flowers of the narcissus family

Lake: A unisex name meaning body of water

Lark: A small and lovely songbird

Oliver: Inspired by the olive tree or olive plant just as the name Olive is

Pierce: This a Welsh name meaning Rock

Reed: A plant of marshy watery areas

Sky: From the natural sky above, can be a boy or a girl

Spruce: Spruce tree also means dapper or neat

Terran: Earthen area

Earthy and natural names for boys and girls

Nature Names for Girls

 

Amaranth: greek word for a specific group of plants

Amethyst: It refers to the violet stone that the Greeks believed protected its owner from inebriation.

Auburn: reddish-brown in color

Autumn: Fall or Autumn with leaves

Ava: Latin word for bird

Azure: Color found in nature

Bianca: Means white in Italian

Brook(e): A small stream or watering hole

Clementine: A small citrus fruit similar to the tangerine

Calla: in Greek it means most beautiful

Camellia: Bright red, pink, or white flowers

Celeste: This is a Latin word meaning celestial

Cerise: A word of french origins meaning Cherry

Citron: Lemon or citrus fruits

Ebony: A lovely Egyptian word meaning black

Ember: Smoldering remains of a fire

Eira: A Welsh word for snow. Very pretty!

Emerald: The green gemstone known as Emerald

Estelle: Latin for star

Hollis: Old English for Holly tree

Isla: Scottish for Island

Jade: The soft colored pale stone known as Jade

June: The month of Summer time

Luna: The Latin word for moon

Marina: Of the sea

Neva: This is the Spanish word meaning snow!

Plum: A sweet juicy, purple fruit

Raine: Meaning rain or rainstorm

Ruby: The red gemstone known as Ruby

Sapphire: A precious blue gemstone

Savannah: A native American word that means of the open plain

Sierra: The Spanish word for mountain

Stella/Stellan: another word meaning star

Talia: This means morning dew

Terra: Of the Earth

Viola: Name inspired by the violet flower

Vana: Meaning sea urchin

Varsha: Hindu word for rainstorm or rain showers

Yaelle: Hebrew word for mountain goat

 

So there you have it.

It’s so fun picking out manes and there are so many pretty and unique nature-inspired baby names to choose from.

Many are unisex but there’s something for both sexes somewhere on this list if you’re looking for earthy baby names.

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