Virgo Baby Names Are Pure
Virgo is one of the most common sun signs, but Virgo baby names span from popular and familiar choices to the truly unique and unusual.
This year, children born between August 23rd and September 22nd will have Virgo as their sun sign. Virgos are known for being practical and observant. They are extremely reliable and often perfectionists. This sober demeanor may be well-suited to a serious baby name, particularly one connected to multiple Virgo facets, such as Cora and Marion, George and Warren.
Virgo is an earth sign, so one of the many names that mean earth could be perfect for your Virgo son or daughter. The sign is symbolized by a maiden, a meaning connected to names that mean pure. Arwen, Agnes, and Zelda are among the many wonderful choices.
If you’re expecting a Virgo child, consider a name from our guide to naming your Virgo baby, below:
The top Virgo name for girls is Sophia, which relates to the wisdom of this analytical and hard-working sign. The most common Virgo-related name for boys is Grayson, for its connection to the color gray, which is said to be especially significant to Virgos.
Other popular Virgo names include August, the first month Virgo inhabits, as well as Onyx, a gemstone associated with the sign. Virgo’s association with virginity makes any form of Mary especially fitting for a Virgo daughter. Maisie and Margot are two of the hottest variations of the moment.
Virgo’s symbol is the maiden, which connects to many wonderful girl names that could be suitable for a Virgo daughter. Fashionable names with virginial or maiden-related meanings include Cora, Imogen, and, of course, Virginia. You might also extend the definition to include names connected to purity, such as Ines and Susannah.
Navy is one of the hottest color names right now — although it has yet to crack the Top 1000 — and is also one of the colors associated with Virgo. That makes it especially appropriate for a baby girl born under the sign.
Famous Virgo women who could provide inspiration in naming a daughter include writer Agatha Christie, actress Ingrid Bergman, Royal-adjacent Pippa Middleton, and musical icon Beyoncé Knowles (although that one might be better suited for your cat).
Below, our favorite names for Virgo girls:
Virgo is often depicted as a woman carrying a bundle of wheat, said to symbolize wisdom. That makes a name that means wise a subtle choice for a Virgo child (Virgos aren’t known for being flashy, anyway). Intriguing options for boys include Alden, Seanan, and Kendry — a Malagasy name easily wearable in the US.
Virgo is the second of three earth signs, so names connected to the land are also worth exploring for a Virgo son. This could be in the form of a nature name or a name that means earth, such as Thelonious, Leland, or Kaj — pronounced like Kai.
Here, our top 20 names for Virgo boys:
The floral names connected to the sign of Virgo make a rare bouquet — among them, Chrysanthemum, Aster, and Valerian. Likewise, names related to silver, the metal of Virgo, and its gems are equally unique. Agate and Carnelian are names in and of themselves, while shiny and silvery choices include Naja, Eirian, and Mercury — also the planet that rules over Virgo.
What would you name a Virgo baby?
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on August 28th, 2020 at 11:46 am
This is so funny, we had the name picked out before we were pregnant, but my August kiddo whose a Leo/Virgo cusp is Archimedes. What a fun coincidence.
on August 29th, 2020 at 3:46 am
I’d name a Virgo daughter Astraea! In Greek mythology she was the woman who then became the constellation of Virgo. It’s a really cool name!
on August 29th, 2020 at 7:24 pm
musical icon Beyoncé Knowles (although that one might be better suited for your cat).
Wow, that’s blatently racist.
on September 1st, 2020 at 2:04 pm
@miloowen, just because Beyonce is black doesn’t make the comment racist. I think they were getting at the fact that some people name their pets after beloved celebrities. That’s how I interpreted that. Plus a name like Pippa or Ingrid, as used in their example, is not solely connected to one person, where as a name like Beyonce is very much connected to one person, which might make it difficult to use on a human–it’s a name attached to a legacy that could be a lot to live up to. I love the name Solange but even I feel that’s too connected to her incredibly talented sister. Not trying to ruffle your feathers just wanted to point out that it is not racist to insinuate someone would name their cat Beyonce.
on September 1st, 2020 at 5:05 pm
@miloowen No, it isn’t racist. I agree with @kittylitter. Beyonce is a one-person name. Nobody is going to hear the name Beyonce and not think of the singer.
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