What To Name Your Autumn Baby
It’s the first day of fall…the air is getting crisper, the days are getting shorter…the moment to think about the names of autumn.
Unlike spring, summer, and even winter, fall is not a season that immediately brings a bonanza of name possibilities to mind. But when you think about it, there are almost as many autumn blooms as there are springtime ones, there are harvest deities, and a palette-full of fall colors, among other options.
So if you’re expecting a fall baby, and are looking for a name reflecting the season of their birth, there are lots of colorful choices to consider, beginning with:
The autumnal flowers and shrubs:
Trees known for their brilliantly colorful fall foliage:
Colors in the autumnal palette:
Seasonal signs of the zodiac:
Cerridwen – Welsh nature goddess
Demeter—Greek harvest goddess
Rhea – Greek goddess of the earth
And one god-
Lugh— Irish god of the harvest (and light)
Names with autumnal meanings:
Aki — Japanese—born in autumn
Akiko – Japanese –autumn child
Ashoun – Armenian—autumn
Hazan – Turkish—autumn
Jora/Jorah – Hebrew—autumn rain
Liqiu – Chinese — beautiful autumn
Qiu – Chinese – autumn
And of course we can’t forget Autumn herself, a pretty name that’s currently in the Top 100 (at #81), given to more than 3,600 baby girls last year.