Baby Names

Finding the perfect baby name is fun but tough. These tips and ideas will help you narrow the list down to just the right name for your little one.

12 Baby Names Inspired by Summer

Ahh, summer. One of my favorite times of the year, because of the warm weather and the ever-growing desire to go to the beach. Some of my fondest memories of growing up were in the summertime — backyard barbecues, beach vacations, and staying up late to catch lightning bugs.

Summer also brought on a new meaning when I survived the hot Florida summer months during my last two months of pregnancy with my oldest daughter. Although some of these months can be tough for a pregnant mama, they are so rewarding when you hold that little one in your arms for the first time.

In honor of my favorite time of the year, I wanted to share some of the baby names inspired by summer! 

Names Inspired by Summer

Patriotic Baby Names Inspired by the Founding Mothers

Feeling patriotic with your little one on the way? Add a nod to history into your family with these lovely baby girl names inspired by the Founding Mothers: the women behind the men of the Declaration of Independence! In addition to representing a unique slice of American history, these classic girls’ names have an on-trend vintage feel, making them both popular and timeless.

Whether you’re an actual “Daughter of the Revolution” or not, get inspired with these wonderfully historic, patriotic girls’ names from the Founding Mothers!

30 Adorable Baby Name Pairs for Twins

I have two friends who are expecting for the very first time, and both of them are pregnant with twins! They have some names picked out, but I thought it would be fun to brainstorm some more possibilities for them. (Ha!) Some people name their twins similarly, giving them names that either have a similar sound (Everly & Oliver,) have the same number of syllables (Mason & Daphne,) or start with the same letter (Lydia & Luke.) As a former teacher, I kind of have a love affair with alliteration, so I put together 30 adorable baby name pairs for twins! What do you think of these?

25 Sweet Baby Names Inspired by Fruit!

A newborn babe is one of the sweeter joys in life. So sweet in fact, that we often immerse ourselves in the magic of it all. Inhaling their smell, kissing tiny fingers and toes and holding them close, knowing that we are just as comforted by their presence as they are by ours. So many aspects of babyhood, and the years that come after are sweet, making a name synonymous with such a worthy contender.

Fruit-inspired baby names are not only fun, but just might be the perfect choice for your little one who happens to be naturally sweet — and lucky for you, always in season. Even if you aren’t quite sold on the idea of a fruit-inspired baby name, take a look anyway, as they also make great nicknames.

Summer Inspired Baby Names

My first baby was born smack in the middle of summer (and I was living in an apartment with no air-conditioning).

At the time, I didn’t even consider using a summer-inspired name, but now, as summer takes the stage, I’m loving the idea of a name that reflects this sunny time of year:

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