Moon and star-inspired names:
- Stella: Latin for “star,” this is a sweet name for a baby girl.
- Nash: This name for boys comes from a star in the Sagittarius constellation.
- Astra: This girl’s name with Latin roots means "of the stars."
- Anshul: Meaning “first ray of the sun,” this Indian name is popular for firstborn sons.
- Nova: In Latin, Nova means “new,” but in astronomy, a nova is a star that releases a huge burst of energy.
- Elio: Derived from the Greek sun god Helios, this name is cool for a baby boy.
- Orion: Your son could share a name with the hunter in Greek mythology. It’s also the name of a recognizable constellation in the night sky.
- Ayla: In Turkish, this name for girls means “moon glow.”
- Hoku: This Hawaiian unisex name means “star.”
- Atlas: This name for boys comes from the Greek god of astronomy and travel.
- Sage: For little girls, this name with Latin roots means both “wise” and “fragrant herb.”
- Briar: This English name for girls refers to thorns on plants, but it gained notoriety with Briar Rose, the name of the princess in Sleeping Beauty.
- Alder: In Celtic mythology, the alder tree is associated with the god Bran, but it’s also the name of a tree in the birch family. It’s a sophisticated name for boys.
- Ivy: This English name for girls means “faithfulness” and is also the name of a vine.
- Aspen: This unisex name comes from the name for a tree with heart-shaped leaves.
- Fleur: The French name for “flower” is a sweet name for a little girl.
- Forrest: Inspired by the English last name for people who live near a forest, the name for boys got a popularity boost following the movie Forrest Gump.
- Jasmine: With Persian roots, this name for girls refers to fragrant flowers often used for perfume.
- Oakley: This unisex name is English and means “from the oak tree field.” It can also be spelled Oaklee or Oakleigh.
- Sylvan: This boy’s name comes from the Latin word silva, which means “wood” or “forest.” The feminine version is Sylvia.
- Willow: Meaning “willow tree” or “freedom,” this English name is a sweet name for your little girl.
Seasonally inspired names:
- Summer: This English name for little girls would be cute for a baby born during the warmest season.
- Alaska: This Native American name means “great land,” which evokes thoughts of the United States’ snowiest state.
- January: Related to Janus, the Roman god of transitions and beginnings, this name is gaining popularity for girls.
- Demetria: This name for girls is the Greek goddess responsible for winter. Demi is a cute nickname.
- Lumi: Meaning “snow,” this Finnish name is great for a little girl.
- June: This girl’s name is derived from Juno, the Roman goddess of marriage. It’s also the month when summer officially begins in the Northern Hemisphere.
- Autumn: Another name for fall, this seasonal name is sweet for girls.
- Valentina: Though it officially means “strong and healthy,” this girl’s name is the feminine form of Valentine, the saint we celebrate on Valentine’s Day.
- Winter: Also spelled Wynter, this seasonal name is gaining popularity for boys and girls.
Wind and air-inspired baby names:
- Zephyr: A rare name starting with Z, this boy’s name from ancient Greek mythology was the god of the west wind.
- Alizée: This French name for girls means “trade wind.”
- Keanu: Made popular by actor Keanu Reeves, this Hawaiian name means “breeze.”
- Naseem: This Persian boy’s name means “breeze.” A related Turkish name is spelled Nesim.
- Auretta: This name for girls means “light wind” and is thought to have Italian roots.
- Wyndham: Meaning “windy village,” this English name for boys is cute when shortened to “Wyn.”
- Samira: This Indian name for girls means “wind” or “breeze.”
- Fei: This name for girls is popular in China. It means “dancing in the air.”
Sun and light-inspired names:
- Soleil: This French name for girls means “sun.”
- Cyrus: Meaning “sun,” this Persian name is popular for boys.
- Apollo: With this strong name, your little boy will share a name with the Greek and Roman god of light, music and poetry.
- Thea: With this name, your daughter will share a moniker with the Greek goddess of the sun.
- Samson: Derived from the Hebrew word for “sun” this is a strong name for boys.
- Eliana: This melodic girl’s name means “light” and has Spanish origins.
- Surya: This unisex name comes from the Hindu god of the sun.
- Kalinda: This Hindi name for girls means “sun.”
- Marisol: With Spanish roots, this name for girls means “sun and sea.”
- Ravi: If you want to name your little boy after the Hindu sun god, this name’s for you.
- Aurora: Meaning “dawn,” this name for girls has Latin roots.
- Blaze: This boy’s name with Latin roots is related to flames.
- Elidi: “Gift of the sun” is the meaning of this girl’s name with Greek roots.
Jewel and gemstone-inspired names:
- Pearl: This Latin name means “pearl” (big surprise!). It’s gained popularity in recent years with celebrities including Maya Rudolph, Jack Osborne and Jake Owen naming their daughters this.
- Jasper: “Speckled stone” is the meaning of this boy’s name with Greek, Hebrew and Arabic roots.
- Ruby: Latin for “red precious stone,” this is a sweet name for a girl.
- Crystal: From Latin, this girl’s name means “brilliant glass.”
- Rubin: This Hebrew name for boys means “red,” related to ruby.
- Greta: This Germanic girl’s name means “pearl.”
- Jade: This name meaning “green stone” is a cute name for a baby girl.
- Amber: “Fossilized tree resin” is the literal meaning of this girl’s name with Arabic roots.
- Jet: From the Greek, this name for boys means “stone of Gagas,” named for a black stone found in Turkey.
- Opal: This Sanskrit name for girls means “gem.”
- Bijou: “Jewel” is the meaning of this French name for girls.
Water-inspired baby names:
- Kai: This Hawaiian name for boys means “sea.”
- Cordelia: This Celtic name for girls with Latin roots means “heart” or “daughter of the sea.” Delia is a cute nickname.
- Dylan: This name with Welsh roots means “son of the sea.” Though it was originally considered a boy’s name, it’s increasingly gender-neutral.
- Anahita: This Persian name for girls means “a river and water goddess.”
- Rafferty: This Irish boy’s name means “floodtide” and also “abundance.” Rafe is a sweet nickname.
- Guinevere: Meaning “white wave,” this Welsh girl’s name can be shortened to Gwen or Guin.
- Marina: Latin for “from the sea,” this is a sweet girl’s name.
- Marin: Also spelled Maren, this Latin-derived name for girls means “sea.”
- Wade: This English name for boys means “at the river crossing.”
- Morgan: This Welsh unisex name means “sea-born.”
- Coral: Meaning “coral,” this girl’s name is experiencing a rise in popularity.
- Murphy: An Irish gender-neutral name, this one means “sea warrior.”
- Malik: This boy’s name has both Arabic and Greenlandic roots and means “king” and “wave.”
- Brooke: Meaning “flowing stream of water,” this is traditionally a girl’s name. However, Brooks is a cute option for a baby boy.
- Nerissa: From Greek, this girl’s name means “from the sea.”
- Nori: This Japanese name for girls means “seaweed.”
- River: Meaning “flowing water,” this English name for boys has surged in popularity lately.
- Eden: You might choose to name your daughter after the perfect garden in the Bible.
- Petra: This girl’s name with Greek origins means “from the rock or stone.”
- Gaia: In Greek mythology this is the universal mother or earth goddess.
- Avani: Meaning “the good earth,” this Hindi name for girls is precious.
- Everest: You might choose to name your little boy for the world’s tallest mountain with this strong name.
- Sena: “Bringing heaven to earth” is the meaning of this girl’s name that has Hindi, Korean, Arabic and African roots.
- Miro: Meaning “peace” and “world” this Slavic name is nice for a little boy.
- Tula: This little girl’s name means “a mountain peak” or “to be tranquil” in Choctaw and Hindi.
- Dion: “A child of heaven and earth,” is the Greek meaning of this boy’s name.
- Aaron: From the Hebrew, this boy’s name means “high mountain.”
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