Names That Mean Earth

Baby names with earth-related meanings might be perfect for a child born under one of the earth signs of the zodiac: Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn. Earthy names might literally mean earth, stone, or ground, such as Adam or Jade, or they may refer to places and characteristics of the earth. Earth-related heroes and mythological figures related to the earth can inspire earth names too.

Along with Adam and Jade, other names that mean earth in the US Top 1000 include Aaron, Axton, Clay, Gemma, Mason, Mira, Ruby, and Sierra. Other earthy baby names worth considering include Everest, Gardener, Ione, and Petra.

Earth names might appeal to parents who are gardeners, mountain climbers, or ecologists. One of these names that mean earth can offer stability and ground your child.

  • Aaron

    The name Aaron is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "high mountain; exalted, enlightened". The origin of the name Aaron is debated—some say it was derived from Hebrew, while others claim it... Read More 

  • Adam

    The name Adam is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "son of the red earth". Adam -- a primal Old Testament name -- was revived as a 1960s cowboy name. Adam is not as popular as it once was and... Read More 

  • Adamina

    The name Adamina is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "child of the red earth". This feminine form of Adam (Adama is another one) has none of the simple elegance of the original. Try Eve. Read More 

  • Adan

    The name Adan is a unisex name of Spanish origin meaning "son of the red earth". Used most often in Hispanic cultures, though it does not feel like a typical Spanish name. It can also be seen as a... Read More 

  • Aerin

    The name Aerin is a girl's name . In Tolkien's world, the derivation of this airy name is Elvish. Regular folks might consider it an artsier form of Erin, borne by cosmetics heiress and socialite... Read More 

  • Afra

    The name Afra is a girl's name of Arabic, Hebrew origin meaning "color of earth; dust". Earthier version of the name of England's first female professional writer, Aphra Behn. Read More 

  • Agate

    The name Agate is a girl's name of French origin. Though it's French, most Americans would pronounce it as the stone.Read More 

  • Alira

    The name Alira is a girl's name meaning "quartz stone". This Australian name can have other spellings such as Allira, Alirah and Aleara. We prefer this spelling which keeps confusion and... Read More 

  • Armel

    The name Armel is a unisex name of Welsh origin meaning "bear prince". This Welsh name, also used in France, is the name of a 6th century saint who went to Brittany and established abbeys. Armel... Read More 

  • Avani

    The name Avani is a girl's name meaning "the good earth". A name often heard in India, with an energetic sound and an ecologically correct meaning.Read More 

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