Names for Autumn Babies

For those expecting a fall baby, there are a flurry of colorful autumn-inspired choices. Here are some of the most inspired picks for autumn baby names:
  • November

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    The menu of usable month names seems to expand every, well, month, with such choices as November, October, and January joining more established names like April, May, June and August. Most are... Read More 

  • Oak

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    Oak, a symbol of solidity, strength, and longevity, is joining Cedar and Pine as a viable name, one that would work especially well in the middle.

    If you'd prefer to take the longer... Read More 

  • Octavia

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    Octavia began as the Latin, then Victorian name for an eighth child. While there aren't many eighth children anymore, this ancient Roman name has real possibilities as a substitute for the... Read More 

  • Octavius

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    Octavius, which was at one time used for the eighth child in a family, has the worn leather patina of all the ancient Roman names now up for reconsideration.

    The first Roman emperor,... Read More 

  • October

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    What is so rare as a month named June? October--and November and December--are a lot rarer. Brisk and substantial, they're so much more memorable and modern than April or May. October got its... Read More 

  • Olive

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    Though greatly overshadowed by the trendy Olivia, Olive has a quiet, subtle appeal of its own -- and is now enjoying a remarkable comeback. It returned to the Top 1000 in 2007, and has jumped... Read More 

  • Omaira

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    Omaira is an intriguing Middle Eastern possibility. Read More 

  • Opal

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    Opal is on the verge of a repolishing, following other jewel names like Ruby and Pearl. A Top 100 name during the first two decades of the twentieth century, the opalescent Opal has a good chance... Read More 

  • Orla

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    Orla is an Irish name closely associated with the high king Brian Boru, as it was the name of his sister, daughter and niece. It was very popular in the Middle Ages-- the fourth most popular name... Read More 

  • Ottavia

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    Softer and more exotic than Octavia, this is a name once used when it wasn't uncommon for families to have eight children. A possible substitute for the epidemically popular Olivia.Read More 

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