Organic, Earthy and Nature Inspired Baby Names
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Having a baby is an exciting time and it is a beautiful idea to want your child's name to express your love of nature and planet earth.
If you want something a little bit different to the timeless, classic baby names, then go eco-friendly with these babynames inspired by planet earth, and nature.
This list includes names from all aspects of nature, including plants, flowers, animals, water, the sky and planet Earth itself.
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Baby Names Inspired By The Earth
- Gaia - The Greek god of the Earth, she was the original 'Earth Mother'
- Adam - Means the Earth
- Adamina - The feminine version of Adam
- Demeter - The Greek Goddess of the harvest
- Dimitri - A masculine version of Demeter
- Eden - The biblical pariadise that Adam and Eve lived in.
- Lee - Meadow. There are many spellings of this name, incuding Lea, Leigh and Leah.
- Savannah - An open plain.
- Sierra - Means a mountain range.
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Baby Names Inspired By The Sky
- Aster - Meaning is Star
- Aurora - Aurora was the Romam Goddess of the Dawn
- Guendolen - White moon, circle or brow
- Juno - In Greek Mythology, Juno was Jupiter's wife and was known as the 'Queen of Heaven'
- Sky - Also a Scottish name when spelt Skye, meaning from the island.
Baby Names Inspired By Flowers
- Blodwen - White flower
- Blossom - Flower, or flowerlike
- Daisy - A flower 'day's eye'
- Heather - Heather
- Lily - This flower is is a symbol of innocence and purity
- Valmai - May blossom - a Welsh name.
Baby Names Inspired By Minerals
- Amber - A hard translucent fossilized resin from extinct coniferous trees.
- Beryl - A green mineral that icludes emerald and aquamarine
- Flint - A hard grey rock.
- Jade - A green stone mainly found in Asia
- Jet - Black stone often used in mourning jewellery.
- Jasper - A red stone made from silica with iron inclusions.
- Mica - A stone which comes in several colours.
- Ruby - A red gemstone from the sapphire family.
- Pearl - Made by oysters.
- Sapphire - A blue gemstone.
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Baby Names Inspired By Animals
- Aderyn - Bird
- Ahearn - Owner of horses, a name of Irish origin.
- Birdie - An English name meaning Little Bird
- Brendan - An Irish name meaning Little Raven
- Gawain - Hawk of the plain. A Welsh name.
- Leolina - Like a lion
- Phelen - Wolf, another Irish name.
- Tiger - from the big cat. Tyger is an alternative spelling.
- Oonagh - Lamb. Sometimes Juno is used as a different spelling.
- Stewart - A Scottish name meaning animal keeper or steward
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Baby Names Inspired By Plants
- Ackerley - From the oak tree meadow
- Ashley - Ash tree wood or clearing
- Bryony - A plant common in English hedgerows
Enid - Tree bark
- Gwern - Alder trees
- Ffion - A Welsh name meaning Foxglove
- Holly - Holly tree
- Ivy - Ivy plant
- Keith - A Scottish name meaning Wood
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Baby Names Inspired By Water
- Beverley - From the beaver stream
- Brooke - At the brook
- Clodagh - River in Tipperary, Ireland.
- Conway - Holy water
- Dymphna - Eligible or white wave
- Lachlan - From the lake
- Marina - A Latin name meaning From The Sea
- Merlin - A Welsh name meaning Sea hill
- Morag - Sun, a Scottish name
- Morgan - Sea bright
- Morwenna - Wave of the sea. Another Welsh name.
- Muriel - Bright sea
- Murdoch - Man of the sea
- Murray - Scottish sea settlement
- River - Popular for boys and girls
- Wander - White wave
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