Stephanie Hallett
October 11, 2016 11:59 am
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Ah, fall. How do we love thee. The season of pumpkins, sweaters, falling leaves and pure coziness — it’s definitely our favorite time of year.

The season’s colors, weather patterns and popular outdoor activities also provide tons of baby name inspiration for parents-to-be! So if you’re searching for the perfect autumn-inspired baby name, allow us to offer a few of our favorite suggestions.

1. Autumn

Yes, we had to start with the most obvious — but it’s a gorgeous pick!

2. Ivy

It captures the outdoorsy spirit of the season (and you know it has Beyoncé’s stamp of approval, since her daughter’s name is Blue Ivy).

3. Juniper

Another nature-themed name, this beauty is perfect for parents who love the outdoors.

4. Garnet

Fit for a boy or girl, Garnet is the name of a dark red gemstone.

5. Ruby

Inspired by the colors of the changing leaves — and everyone’s girl crush, Ruby Rose.

6. Sienna

The name of a reddish-brownish color — and the gorgeous actress Sienna Miller — this name perfectly captures the color palette of the season.


7. Stormie

An English baby name meaning “tempest,” this name reflects the exciting unpredictability of autumn weather.

8. Sawyer

From the Celtic word for “cuts timber,” Sawyer is ideal for a boy born during the autumn months.


9. Aster

A bright flower that blooms in autumn, Aster is also related to the Greek word for “star.”

10. Reed

Ideal for a boy a with a ruddy complexion — i.e. anyone who takes a walk outside in the fall!

11. Rowan

Ideal for a boy or girl born this season, Rowan is an Irish name meaning “little red one.”

12. Leif

A Scandinavian name that sounds just like “leaf,” it’s (obviously) ideal for an autumn baby.

13. Gaia

Nature-loving parents will adore Gaia, the name of the Greek goddess of Earth.

14. Linden

The name of a voluminous leafy tree, Linden is a sweet and unique name for a boy or girl.

15. Orla

Meaning “golden princess,” Orla reminds us of sunlight shining through the changing autumn leaves.