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April showers bring spring baby names, and these are absolutely adorable

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These spring-inspired baby names are going to grow on you

Spring is a time of rebirth, so it would only make sense that the season brings with it some fun baby name picks. These adorable spring baby names are a fresh alternative to many of the traditional top 100 baby names — with floral names for girls and nature-inspired names for boys. We've also rounded up more than a dozen "bonus" baby names with special springtime meanings.

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Floral girl names

Floral names are the perfect choice for your spring baby girl. They also make great baby name themes for twins or siblings. In fact, chef Jamie Oliver likes floral names so much he named all his daughters after flowers, including Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela and Petal Blossom Rainbow. Check out more flower-inspired names:

  • Lily
  • Rose
  • Tulip
  • Violet
  • Petunia
  • Daffodil
  • Azalea
  • Iris
  • Ivy
  • Marigold
  • Dahlia
  • Lilac
  • Primrose
  • Leilani
  • Orchid
  • Fleur
  • Lotus
  • Calla

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Boy names inspired by nature

We love these cool boy names inspired by nature. They are perfect for your spring baby boy! Check out some of our top picks:

  • Thorn
  • Breeze
  • Hawk
  • Saffron
  • Stor
  • Talon
  • Falcon
  • Phoenix
  • Cedar
  • Rain
  • Sonny
  • Granite
  • Slate
  • Breeze
  • Blaze
  • Dusk
  • Cloud
  • Buzz
  • Lon

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