Nature is all around us. It is a natural part of human existence. Being in the woods or enjoying the song of a nightingale is extremely relaxing. It is unsurprising that so many parents want to have nature-related names for their baby. These 100 nature baby names can get you started on your hunt for the perfect name for your baby boy or baby girl. From trees to the elements, you can find all of the best baby names.
50 Nature Baby Names for Girls
We love Ela because it is such a short, simple name. It is one of our favorite nature baby names for girls and it is said to mean earth.
This is one of the more unusual names to hear in English speaking countries. It actually comes from Arabic where it is said to mean stream.
This is such an earthy, pretty name. This English name meas forest or wood.
Wisteria is one of our favorite flowers because it has such a pretty scent. If you allow the vines to grow, they will wrap around a trellis and create beautiful flowers in the springtime. This beautiful name comes from a Latin word and is the perfect flower name.
Sky is a simple name to represent the beauty of the summer sky.
River is a hippie name that reflects the beauty and tranquility of the river. It was also the name of a character in the popular sci-fi film, Serenity.
Phoenix refers to a color that is dark crimson. It is also the name of a mythological bird that would die in flames every 500 years only to rise out of the ashes again. As such, it has been used as a symbol of rebirth.
Jade has been a popular name off and on for years. It is a type of gemstone that is popular in Asia. Green jade is said to protect the wearer from all harm.
If you want a more unusual name, this is the one to choose. It can be used for boys or girls. In Africa, this name means of the forest.
Farley is a traditional English name that means woodland clearing.
This is an unusual sounding name that comes from Spain’s Basque country. I is said to mean ocean.
Soleil is one of the prettiest baby girl names on this list. In French, it means sun, which makes it the perfect nature-inspired baby name.
Terra sounds like the more common Tara, but it actually was the name of a Greek goddess of the earth. The word terra also means earth in Spanish.
Rosetta is such a pretty name that you may recall because of the famous Rosetta Stone. In Latin and Italian, this name means rose blossom.
We love this name because it makes us think of grasslands and sunshine. This name encapsulates all of the best that nature has to offer.
This name has a pleasant, musical ring to it. In Spanish, this name is said to mean a pond.
This sounds like the more common Denise, but it has an entirely different meaning. In Turkish, Deniz is said to mean sea.
This name has a hip, trendy ring to it. In French, this name is a word for the purple-colored flower known as heather.
This is one of the prettier flower names on this list. In Greek, the name actually means guileless.
Raven became a popular name after the Disney show, That’s So Raven, became popular. It can be for girls or boys, and it represents the wisdom and cunning of the raven.
This would be a great New Age name to choose. The summer solstice is when the sun reaches its highest excursion relative to our celestial equator. Meanwhile, winter solstice is when it reaches the lowest point.
Lana is a lovely Gaelic name that means little rock.
Hazel has been a popular name in England for hundreds of years. In English, hazel is a color that looks like light brown, but it is also the name of a type of tree.
Denver is the name of a city, but it actually comes from an earlier word. Long ago, Denver was a name that meant one who belongs to a green valley.
Brin is a simple, short name that sounds extremely hip and trendy. In Welsh, this name means like a hill.
If you have a daughter born during the fall, then naming her Autumn would be an excellent choice.
Misty is a word used to describe a day when the weather is covered by a mist. It is the perfect name for a future poet or artist.
Darya is such a beautiful name, and it has a long storied past. In Persian, this name meant ocean.
Ivy calls to mind the elegance and simplicity of English ivy. It is a simple, beautiful name for a lovely baby girl.
If you want a nature-inspired name, Sequoia is the one to choose. This type of tree is one of the biggest trees in the entire world.
While Genesis is more commonly known as the first book in the Bible, it actually is a Greek word that means beginning.
Cascade has a lyrical quality that calls to mind a waterfall or a bubbling brook. It is generally said to mean a steep, small fall of water.
Juniper is one of the prettier plant names on this list. In Latin, Juniperus means evergreen or young. It is the very definition of youth, which makes it a perfect name for a baby.
Sparrow is one of the most adorable of birds, but it could also make for a great baby name.
Primrose means first rose, and it is one of the most popular flowers for gardens. In the Hunger Games, it is also the name of the main character’s little sister.
This is a Turkish name that means river, and it would certainly be an exotic sounding choice for a beautiful baby girl.
If you love French names, this is a chic option to choose. It is a French variation on the name Flora, which means flower. While it was popularized by being the name of a character in the Harry Potter series, it is still fairly rare to hear this name today.
Blossom is such an adorable name, so it is unsurprising that it has been growing in popularity in recent years. This name means to grow in all its glory or to bloom.
Aria is an Italian name that means air.
This unusual name means flower of gold in Greek. It can also be used to mean marigold. It would certainly be an unusual sounding name for a little girl!
In Buddhism, karma relates to the concept of rebirth. Despite a common misconception, it does not mean that you get what you deserve in this life. Instead, the nature of your next life is determined by how you act in this one. Naming your child Karma is a good reminder to them that they should act with kindness and compassion at all times.
Willow has remained a somewhat popular name over the trees and comes from the name of the willow tree.
This lovely name can be used for boys or girls. In Hawaiian, Kai means ocean.
This lovely name is perfect if you want a New Age, hippie or nature-inspired name. Gaia is another name for the earth and comes from ancient Greek.
Coral is a type of reef that grows in the ocean through skeletal remains of little creatures. It is beautiful in the ocean, and your daughter will be just as beautiful.
Aspen sounds like a majestic name choice. Known for being an extremely beautiful tree, Aspen also means one who is like mother earth.
This unusual name comes from Hebrew. In its native language, it means meadow.
Brooklyn is not a reference to a borough in New York City. Instead, Brooklyn actually means a brook, stream or lake. Either way, it is a trendy name for a little girl.
This is a lovely name for a girl to have. Iris is one of the prettiest flowers and is used in Greek myths to represent the rainbow that bridges the earth and the heavens for the gods to traverse across.
If you want a nature-inspired baby name, Rain seems like a clear choice.
50 Nature Baby Names for Boys
This name comes from a word for a protective shield. In Greek myths, it was used to protect the god Zeus and his daughter.
You rarely hear this name today, so it would be an unusual choice for a baby boy. In Hebrew, this name is said to mean stone.
In Greek, this beautiful and unusual name means he who goes before the sun.
Unsure of what to name your baby boy? Try Sterling. This English name means pure silver.
Zion is a surprisingly popular name. Years ago, Bob Marley named his son Zion. It is a reference in the Bible and the name of the promised land.
A reed is a type of plant that grows in marshy areas, but it is also said to mean nature itself.
In Spanish, this name means mountain and often represents strength or stability.
In Welsh, this gorgeous name means valley.
This English name means brown hill.
You rarely hear this name today, but we think it deserves a bit of extra attention. In English, this name means oak meadow.
Benton is such a hip, trendy name. In English, this name is said to mean a bent grass settlement.
This adorable name comes from an ancient Greek word. In Greek, this name means stone or rock.
Fox would be an incredibly awesome name for a boy, and its simplicity makes it easy to combine with just about any middle name.
In English, this name means a long hill.
We love how adorable this name is. In addition to being a type of bird, this English name means from the farm.
This Germanic name means one who loves water.
This unusual sounding name means waterfall.
Lynx comes from English and Greek. It is a type of fierce wild cat, but the name actually translates to a word that means luminescence.
In Greek mythology, Halcyone was a woman who threw herself into the ocean in order to save her husband. As a result, the gods transformed her into a kingfisher. In Greek, this name means peace, calm or joy.
Eco means of the environment, although you could change the spelling and name your child Echo instead.
Birch trees are one of our favorite types of trees because of their natural beauty.
This lovely Gaelic name means a little rock.
In Spanish, this name means a rocky hill. It is also a term in geography for features like the Grand Canyon.
Spruce is a lovely evergreen tree and a simple, straightforward name for a beautiful baby boy.
This is a simple name, but it actually has a nature meaning. In English, this name means meadow.
Fawn is a little, young deer like Bambi. As such, this is an adorable name for a baby boy or a baby girl.
This popular baby boy name comes from Turkey. In Turkish, Deniz means the sea.
This name conjures up images of a blazing fire and a warm hearth.
West is a cardinal direction, and it is occasionally heard as a baby boy name as well.
Dillon is a great Welsh name that is perfect for a little boy. In Welsh, this name means the great sea.
Hawthorne is a Scottish name for a person who lives near the bushes or on the edge of a thorny bush known as the Hawthorne.
We love the strength and beauty that this name conjures up. Dagwood is a name that means a shining forest.
This name has been a popular name for baby boys for centuries. Popularized in Charles Dickens’ novel Oliver Twist, this name comes from a Latin name that means nature loving.
Vale is an English name that means lives in the valley.
Pembroke has such a classic, English sounding ring to it. In English, it is a term for the headland. This is the narrow strip of land that projects outwards into the sea.
This African Kikuyu name is quite unusual to hear today. It means river or small pool.
Dakota is a great Native American name and happens to be the name of two American states. This name means a friendly companion and can be used for boys or girls.
This wonderful name comes from a French word for nature.
This comes from a Hebrew name that means cloud, which would be a great name for a baby boy.
While this name may be unusual, it has a pretty meaning. In the Americas, this name means lake.
We love the way this French name sounds. This name is said to mean one who loves the ocean in French. The same root word is used in English words like marine or marina.
Wolfe comes from Ireland, England and Germany. It is basically just a variation on the more traditional spelling of wolf.
Kodiak would be such a cute name for a baby boy. This is a Russian name for the United States Kodiak Islands. If you want to conjure up images of Alaska’s Last Frontier, this is the name to choose.
Denver comes from an English word for one who is born within a green valley.
This lovely Welsh name means one who is like a hill, but it certainly has a hip ring to it!
Beaumont is such an aristocratic sounding name. In French, this beautiful name actually means beautiful mountain.
If you are looking for a Welsh name, Afon is the one to choose. In Welsh, this name means a river.
Dale comes from an English name for valley.
Flint used to be just a surname, but it is also used as a first name as well. This English name means a stream.
Orion is a Greek name that means rising in the sky. It also happens to be the name of the brightest constellation in the night sky as well.