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:
  • America

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Given to children of both sexes as far back as colonial times, this carries a lot of baggage -- however, parents continue to take the risk. Actress America Ferrera may be have inspired some... Read More 

  • August

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    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... 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... Read More 

  • Augustine

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    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... Read More 

  • Bay

    Gender: M Love Dislike

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

  • Beach

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    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... Read More 

  • Coral

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    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... Read More 

  • Dune

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    Sibling of Beach and Ocean. Read More 

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