Summer Baby Names

Summer is one of the nicest times of year to have a baby, the warm weather and slow pace making it that much easier to relax into new motherhood. Here is a list of baby names that summon the season, from nature to the ocean to the gemstones of summer months:
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  • America

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    Given to children of both sexes as far back as colonial times, this carries a lot of baggage -- however, parents are taking the risk more and more. It was on the rise in 2013, rising into the Top 8... Read More 

  • August

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    August has been heating up in Hollywood--used by Mariska Hargitay, Lena Olin, Dave Matthews and Jeanne Tripplehorn, (and by Garth Brooks for his daughter), and is rapidly becoming the preferred mon... Read More 

  • Augusta

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    Augusta is a dignified name reminiscent of wealthy great-aunts, but with the fashion for both August and Gus for boys, Augusta could get some fresh energy. Augusta was the title of honor given t... Read More 

  • Augustine

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    Augustine is more substantial (and saintly) than August, less august than Augustus, and, along with its nickname Gus, is definitely a viable choice. Augustine is actually the diminutive form of A... Read More 

  • Bay

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    Like River and Lake, a cool, refreshing modern water-related choice.  Read More 

  • Beach

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    With the tide coming in on a new wave of word names, this one just might catch on, especially for parents who relish sun, sand, and surf. Forest lovers can spell it Beech, like the tree.  Read More 

  • Birch

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    Birch is a rarely used nature name that calls to mind the lovely image of the tall, strong but graceful white-barked tree. The best known bearer of the name is former high-ranking Democratic Sena... Read More 

  • Coral

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    First used during the Victorian craze for jewel names; it could rise again, along with Ruby and Pearl, though it doesn't have as much luster.  Read More 

  • Daisy

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    Daisy, fresh, wholesome, and energetic, is one of the flower names that burst back into bloom after a century's hibernation. Originally a nickname for Margaret (the French Marguerite is the word fo... Read More 

  • Dune

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    Sibling of Beach and Ocean.  Read More 

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