60 Hippie Baby Names for Your Little Flower Child

Flower, Storm, Ocean, names inspired by nature, or those having a very carefree, earthy feel to them were popular in the ’60s, and I’ve noticed that quite a few of them are beginning to make a comeback. Celebrities are notorious for choosing unique names for their little ones, and more than several have chosen bohemian names for their children.

Looking for something a little groovy, baby? Click through for 60 of the most bohemian-inspired names for your little guy or girl!

  • Dusk

    Dusk

    In between day and night.

  • Blaze

    Blaze

    Meaning = Flame.

  • Clover

    Clover

    Clover is a sweet smelling (and tasting) flower as well as a traditional symbol of luck, comfort and wealth.

  • Essence

    Essence

    Perfume or the ‘essence’ to one’s life, happiness, love, etc.

  • Spirit

    Spirit

    Has various meanings ranging from breath to sacred.

  • Ocean

    Ocean

    The name comes from the Greek name for a Titan in mythology “Okeanos”. It also covers over 70% of the earth’s surface.

  • Storm

    Storm

    Storm can be used for both boys and girls. Besides its obvious meaning. the Old English variant means “tempest”.

  • Rain

    Rain

    Fresh and a blessing from up above.

  • Blue

    Blue

    Beyonce recently named her daughter Blue Ivy, but the standalone name as itself can be used for both boys and girls.

  • Earth

    Earth

    It’s strong and solid. The planet we live in!

  • Cloud

    Cloud

    Lightness and as close to the heavens as you can possibly get.

  • Coriander

    Coriander

    A name mentioned in The Bible as “the manna” that fell from heaven. Coriander is a herb used mostly in Indian and Asian dishes. It’s also a great unisex name.

  • Petal

    Petal

    The petal of a flower. Also the name of Jamie Oliver’s daughter.

  • Honey

    Honey

    A natural sweetness.

  • Freedom

    Freedom

    To be Free.

  • Maya

    Maya

    Many different meanings to Maya ranging from spiritual to traditional (form of May).

  • Paisley

    Paisley

    A Scottish name as well a a popular fabric design pattern that was ‘all the rage’ during the ’60’s and ’70’s.

  • Stone

    Stone

    Strong and solid.

  • Patchouli

    Patchouli

    If the ’60’s had an official scent, Patchouli would be that one. Sweet, spicy and musty while providing relaxing and soothing properties.

  • Autumn

    Autumn

    One of the four seasons. The name is used for boys and girls.

  • Flow

    Flow

    To move freely.

  • Flight

    Flight

    To take flight, to fly. To be free! ;)

  • Opal

    Opal

    A gemstone.

  • Aura

    Aura

    An aura is the name used to describe the atmosphere describing each and every individual.

  • Starshine

    Starshine

    A variant of star. A little more glittery and glitzy ;).

  • Xavier

    Xavier

    A boy’s name meaning ‘savior’.

  • Echo

    Echo

    A reverberating sound.

  • Breezy

    Breezy

    A gentle, pleasing wind or ‘breeze’.

  • Summer

    Summer

    Warm, sunny and the warmest season of the year.

  • Windsong

    Windsong

    A pretty girls name using a combination of both wind and song.

  • Deja

    Deja

    Deja is French for “happened already” or something that has already been seen. Usually used for girls.

  • Halo

    Halo

    A circle of light or an aura used to surround an angel or a holy person. The name is Greek and usually reserved for girls although it is unisex.

  • China

    China

    The largest country in the world located in the continent of Asia. Unisex.

  • Lyric

    Lyric

    The words to a song or a hymn.

  • Butterfly

    Butterfly

    Butterflies are beautiful, free and fluttering. A sweet name for a baby girl.

  • Willow

    Willow

    A tree that sways in the breeze and brings peace and harmony.

  • Destiny

    Destiny

    A person’s fortune or fate.

  • Mist

    Mist

    A cloud of fine droplets of water that falls near the surface of the earth.

  • Sky

    Sky

    A pretty unisex name from ‘up above’.

  • Cosmic

    Cosmic

    Vastness and in relation to the universe.

  • Zen

    Zen

    Peacful. To be at peace.

  • Marigold

    Marigold

    A bright and sunny flower that are used often in gardens and garlands.

  • Saffron

    Saffron

    Saffron is one of the most expensive spice in the world and used quite a bit in Indian cuisine. The color was a popular one in the ‘hippy’ days.

  • Joy

    Joy

    Pure and utter happiness.

  • Raven

    Raven

    Dark like ebony.

  • Chakra

    Chakra

    Of Indian origin and thought. They say there are centers of spiritual power in the body and those centers are called “chakras”.

  • Blossom

    Blossom

    A flower or a bunch of flowers a bush or cluster.

  • Peace

    Peace

    Tranquility and calm. Something everyone strives for.

  • Ziggy

    Ziggy

    Ziggy is a German name made famous by the musician Ziggy Marley.

  • Natura

    Natura

    Inspired by Nature.

  • Honesty

    Honesty

    A real feel good name for one of the best qualities.

  • Fern

    Fern

    A nonflowering plant/leaves. Also a variant of Fernanda or Fernando.

  • Star

    Star

    “When you wish upon a star…” I love this name. It’s bright and inspirational, also suited for both boys and girls.

  • Harmony

    Harmony

    A beautiful and musical combination or compilation.

  • Rainbow

    Rainbow

    The rainbow comes at the end of the storm. A multi-coloured sign of hope.

  • Moon

    Moon

    Calm, cool and glowing with life. Unisex.

  • Flower

    Flower

    Sweet, beautiful and pretty.

  • Sunny

    Sunny

    Bright, happy and SUNNY!

  • Daydream

    Daydream

    Happy thoughts, dreams, fantasies.

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