Unusual Nature Baby Names

There are lots of great nature baby names around these days, some of them mainstream -- Lily, River -- and many more off the beaten track. Here, some of the most unusual baby names drawn from nature.
  • Tangerine

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    We've had Apples, Plums, Peaches, Cherries, and Berries added to the fruit basket: you could be the first to pick a Tangerine. Read More 

  • Tide

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    As likely to be tied to the detergent as to the rhythms of the ocean. Read More 

  • Topaz

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    As a name, Topaz is sophisticated and sultry; as a golden gem, it's said to have healing and energizing properties and also to bring good luck-- and being the birthstone for November could make it... Read More 

  • Turquoise

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Turquoise is similar in hue to Aqua, which is one of the cool new color names on the palette. Other blue-hued options: Cerulean, Cyan, Indigo, or Blue itself.Read More 

  • Wisteria

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    A frilly southern-accented flower name yet to be planted on many birth certificates. In the language of flowers, the wisteria is a symbol of devotion.Read More 

  • Xochitl

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Xochitl is a Nahuatl -- or Aztec -- floral name used in southern Mexico and pronounced so-chat-l. Internet entrepreneur Xochi Birch is probably the best-known bearer in the US -- except for the... Read More 

  • Yarrow

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    This plant whose pungent root is an old herbal cure, would make an unusual name. Read More 

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