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Nature Names

  1. DioneHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "divine queen"
    • Description:

      In Greek mythology the mother of Aphrodite by Zeus, and also one of Saturn's moons; this is an astral name quite distinct from the better known Dionne.
  2. PineHeart
    • Origin:

      Nature name
    • Description:

      Worthy sibling for Oak, Elm, Juniper, and Spruce.
  3. PineHeart
    • Origin:

      Nature name
    • Description:

      Worthy sibling for Oak, Elm, Juniper, and Spruce.
  4. TimberHeart
    • Origin:

      Nature name
    • Description:

      Though some forward-looking parents are now choosing wood-related names like Oak, Pine, and Ash, this generic option would be even more avant garde.
  5. TideHeart
    • Origin:

      Nature name
    • Description:

      As likely to be tied to the detergent as to the rhythms of the ocean.
  6. NyssaHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "goal"
    • Description:

      A fairly common Greek name that would fit in well here.
  7. RhodaHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "rose"
    • Description:

      To those who remember, Rhoda is still reminiscent of the brassy Bronx 1970s sitcom Rhoda Morgenstern. But Rhoda has a much longer history--it is a name that can be found in the New Testament as a servant girl in the house of Mary, mother of John. Later, Rhoda appeared in the novel Vanity Fair and the Shaw play Man and Superman.
  8. CloveHeart
    • Origin:

      Nature name
    • Description:

      Clove is a spice name that is a tad more piquant than Saffron or Cinnamon. It might get more attention now as a member of The Hunger Games family of names.
  9. LaramieHeart
    • Origin:

      Wyoming place-name, French
    • Meaning:

      "canopy of leafy boughs"
    • Description:

      Swaggering western place-name with a lot of cowboy bravado and panache.
  10. OaklynHeart
    • Origin:

      American invented name
    • Description:

      Oaklyn is one of the oak-related names moving up the popularity charts, along with sister Oakley. The suffix lyn means lake in Welsh so you can think of this as meaning oak lake. The spelling Oaklynn is also found.
  11. ArvidHeart
    • Origin:

      Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
    • Meaning:

      "eagle-tree"
    • Description:

      Arvid, a Scandinavian name that's virtually unknown in the US, is one of the top baby names in Sweden. It might make a handsome, unusual choice for a parent in search of an original yet traditional A name.
  12. EilonHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "oak tree"
    • Description:

      Eilon, a fraternal twin of the name Elon, was the Biblical grandson of Jacob. A rare name, Elon is getting some recent notice thanks to Tesla maker Elon Musk.
  13. TitaniaHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "giant, great one"
    • Description:

      This name of the queen of the fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream has a delicate, lacy charm similar to Tatiana's, but that first syllable could cause embarrassing problems.
  14. ElestrenHeart
    • Origin:

      Cornish
    • Meaning:

      "Iris"
    • Description:

      Less known than other Cornish beauties like Demelza, Elowen and Kerensa, Elestren is a pretty Cornish botanical name ripe for wider usage.
  15. EddyHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Edward
    • Meaning:

      "wealthy guardian"
    • Description:

      Eddy, recently used by Celine Dion for one of her twin boys, was chosen to honor Eddy Marnay, who produced her first five records. Though less common a nickname for Edward than Eddie, Eddy is used more often on its own.
  16. LibraHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "scales, balance"
    • Description:

      Appropriate for a girl born between late September and late October, Libra suggests both balance and freedom.
  17. PeridotHeart
    • Origin:

      Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "a green gemstone"
    • Description:

      Peridot is the gem of the month of August, a vibrant green mineral, said to be good for helping people put the past behind them, and an interesting, undiscovered jewel name. It was regarded in ancient times as the symbol of the sun.
  18. NaimHeart
    • Origin:

      Scottish; Arabic "river with alder trees; happy"
    • Meaning:

      "river with alder trees; happy"
    • Description:

      Naim, also sometimes spelled Naime, is a pleasant choice that may have some confusing pronunciation issues in English-speaking countries (where may will say this name as "name"). But don't let that deter you if you're in love with this moniker.
  19. ArborHeart
    • Origin:

      Nature name
    • Description:

      Arbor is an original unisex tree-related choice we're sure to hear more of. Highly unusual now, Arbor takes its place alongside other new arborial names ranging from the mighty Oak (or Oakley) to the more delicate Birch to the more flowery Juniper, Acacia, and Hazel.
  20. CraneHeart
    • Origin:

      English surname
    • Meaning:

      "crane"
    • Description:

      This elegant surname has great potential to turn into an unusual first name, especially with its literary associations to both Stephen and Hart Crane.