From Trendy to Unique: 50 Summer-Inspired Baby Names

When it came to choosing a baby name – my favourite source of inspiration was always seasonally themed lists. For those of you who have a baby due during the long, hot days of summer, this may just be the list you’re looking for!

From popular names to the less conventional, there’s something for everyone here…

  • Perfect Names For Your Summer-Born Baby

    Perfect Names For Your Summer-Born Baby

    Click through to find one that you fall in love with!

  • Adena

    Adena

    An English name meaning, “fire.” (Feminine form of Aiden)

  • Aiden

    Aiden

    A Gaelic and English name meaning, “little fire.”

  • Alexandria

    Alexandria

    Short for Alexandrite, a birthstone for June.

  • Arun

    Arun

    A Hindi name, meaning, “dawn, sun.”

  • Aurora

    Aurora

    A Latin name meaning, “dawn.”

  • August

    August

    Or Augustus; for the last month of the summer meaning, “magnificent, great.”

  • Beckett

    Beckett

    An old English name meaning, “beehive.”

  • Birch

    Birch

    A strong, tall and graceful white tree.

  • Blaise

    Blaise

    A Latin name meaning, “hot fire.”

  • Calinda

    Calinda

    A Hindi name meaning, “sun.”

  • Chasca

    Chasca

    An Inca name meaning, “goddess of the dawn.”

  • Dahlia

    Dahlia

    A summer flowering perennial.

  • Daisy

    Daisy

    An easy to grow flower that comes in both annual and perennial varieties.

  • Dawn

    Dawn

    An old english name meaning, “first light, or daybreak.”

  • Dayton

    Dayton

    A unisex English name meaning, “bright and sunny town.”

  • Gladus

    Gladus

    Short for Gladiolus, a showy perennial which blooms all summer long.

  • Idalia

    Idalia

    A Greek name meaning, “behold the sun.”

  • Iris

    Iris

    A gardener’s dream, this perennial flower blooms all summer long.

  • Julian

    Julian

    Also: Julio, Julius – Names that all mean July!

  • July

    July

    Pretty self-explanatory.

  • June

    June

    Short and sweet; Juno is another popular rendition.

  • Juniper

    Juniper

    A small evergreen shrub which just makes me think of long summer nights!

  • Keegan

    Keegan

    A gaelic name meaning, “little fire.”

  • Kyra

    Kyra

    A Persian and Egyptian name meaning, “the sun.”

  • Lavendula

    Lavendula

    A perennial flowering plant and herb that comes in many variations; with an intoxicating, seductive scent. Blooms spring, summer and fall depending on the type.

  • Lena

    Lena

    A Greek name meaning, “the bright one.”

  • Leo

    Leo

    Also: Leonard, Leonardo, Leonidas, Leopold. If your baby is born under the summer-time sign of Leo, you have a multitude of options.

  • Lia

    Lia

    For Lilac, a perennial shrub that blooms in the spring and summer.

  • Lily

    Lily

    A showy perennial blooming in the spring, summer and fall.

  • Lucas

    Lucas

    Also: Luke, Lucian, Lucius. From the Latin lux for “light.”

  • Marigold

    Marigold

    A sunny, annual flower that blooms all summer long.

  • Nikko

    Nikko

    A Japanese name meaning “sunlight.”

  • Nina

    Nina

    An Incan name meaning, “Goddess of fire.”

  • Paloma

    Paloma

    A Spanish name meaning, “dove.”

  • Peach

    Peach

    A well known, delicious fruit that is ripe for the picking in early summer.

  • Pearl

    Pearl

    Birthstone for June.

  • Peony

    Peony

    A showy perennial bush with big gorgeous flowers which bloom mid-summer.

  • Petunia

    Petunia

    A popular type of perennial that blooms in the spring, summer and fall.

  • Plum

    Plum

    Another well known, delicious fruit that is ripe for the picking in early summer.

  • Ravi

    Ravi

    A Hindi and Sanskrit name meaning, “sun.”

  • Rose

    Rose

    A perennial flower that blooms all summer long.

  • Ruby

    Ruby

    The birthstone for July.

  • Sampson

    Sampson

    A Hebrew name meaning, “sun.”

  • Selena

    Selena

    My own name originating from Greek Mythology meaning, ‘sister of the sun.’

  • Skye

    Skye

    Originating from many cultures, this name beckons to long summer days and sultry star-lit nights.

  • Solange

    Solange

    A French name meaning, “angel of the sun.”

  • Soleil

    Soleil

    A French name meaning, “sun.”

  • Summer

    Summer

    No explanation needed, a popular choice!

  • Veronica

    Veronica

    Also called Speedwell, it’s a carefree and easy-to-grow perennial blooming in the spring, summer and fall.

  • Zinnia

    Zinnia

    An easy growing annual that blooms in the summer.

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