20 Earth-Day Inspired Baby Names

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pregnantToday is Earth Day, the day people around the world recognize Mother Earth and our responsibility to her. It's one that makes us think and hopefully improve our ways. If you're a mother-to-be, it also provides some pretty great inspiration for baby names.

What better way to honor our planet than by naming children for its resources and its beauty. Giving your child an eco-friendly baby name is such a great way to pass down to your child a daily reminder of how fortunate we are to live in this beautiful world and how hard we need to work to keep it that way. Here are 20 great earthy baby names.

Girls

1. Sage

2. Clover

3. Olive

4. Flora (the Roman goddess of flowers)

5. Coral

6. Luna

7. Ivy

8. Willow

9. Peony

10. Avani (of Sankskrit origin, meaning "earth")

Boys

1. Storm

2. Pax (Latin for "peace")

3. Hunter

4. Garth (of English origin, means "garden")

5. Condor

6. Stone

7. Cyrus (of Persian origin, means "sun")

8. Ash

9. Basil

10. Forest

Which of these names do you like best? Any to add?

 

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Blair Mattoon

How bout Lily, Rose and Amber for Girls and River, Skye, and Parker for Boys : )

hello... hellokd87

I was going to say I like the names Skye & River but Blair beat me to it! :-P

Megen Porter

I think you've got to be real bitch to name your daughter Peony.

ktbona ktbona

I wanted to name our daughter Phoenix, but hubby vetoed :( So - our cat got the name instead.

nonmember avatar Meredith

I LOVE the name Fern! How about Lief for a boy?

Emily ૐ Wood

What about Silas? The name meaning is "of the forest/woods". I love this name, and if I hadn't already decided on a name for my son I would go with Silas! Maybe the next baby ;)

NCmom4X NCmom4X

I have a grandson named Rayne.

Pixie... Pixie1217

My youngest son's name is Laike (pronounced Lake) and my daughter's middle name is Dawn. Other "earthy" names could be River, Savannah, Rain, Lily, Rose, Daisy, Harmony, Sky, Willow, Taryn (means nature), Autumn, Echo, Raven. I know some of these were said and some might be a little out there for some just some we thought of for our kids.

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