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Get wild with a unique nature name

Think nature baby names are limited to common names like River, Rose and Reed? Get wilder with these unique nature baby names.
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Unusual names from nature

Think nature baby names are limited to common names like River, Rose and Reed? Get wilder with these unique nature baby names.

Nature names are hardly humdrum, but these are particularly unique. Take a close look at uncommon baby names inspired by lesser-known flowers, animals and plants. We've collected some of the most unusual, beautiful baby names the natural world has to offer.

Baby names inspired by unique fruits and vegetables

These fruits and vegetables represent a cornucopia of uncommon baby names. Our nature baby names are unusual but still familiar to the ear, making them a good choice if you’re hoping most people will know how to spell and pronounce them. Sample your way through this list of exotic fruits and vegetables, ranging from the surprisingly masculine sound of Taro to the cute sound of Lychee.

  • Bael
  • Carob
  • Chicory
  • Cress
  • Daikon
  • Durian
  • Hawthorne
  • Taro
  • Aubergine
  • Currant
  • Fig
  • Lotus
  • Lychee
  • Mizuna
  • Papaya
  • Persimmon

Baby names inspired by unique flowers and herbs

Interested in botany or culinary arts? Pay special attention to these names. Inspired by florals and fragrant herbs, these uncommon baby names bring to mind beautiful sights and smells. We love traditional but unique Basil and the sweet sound of Calla.

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Baby names inspired by natural sciences

From astronomy to geology, many fields of science are devoted to the natural world. For these uncommon nature baby names, we took a look at fields of science that study nature. The results are beautiful. Modern and sleek, these baby names embrace nature in surprising ways, from strong and simple Dune to surprisingly pretty Eclipse.

Baby names inspired by the animal kingdom

Forget relatively common animal names like Fox and Raven. These natural baby names are truly unique. Soar with bird names like Eagle and Starling or stay firmly bound to the Earth with Wolf, Lynx and Impala.

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