So, first of all… What are nature names? They are simply names that are inspired by nature.
Nature-inspired names can either have direct meaning from a natural element or it may have an indirect relation to nature that is not as obvious.
Below are some nature girl name ideas of both types.
Keep in mind that some are also considered gender-neutral nature names.
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Nature Names List (for Girls):
- Dawn – sunrise
- Lily – lily flower
- Willow – willow tree; from the willow grove
- Rose – rose plant
- Oakley – from the oak tree field
- Wren or Wrenley – wren bird
- Autumn – fall season
- Flora – flower or flowering
- Fern – fern plant
- Ivy – ivy plant
- Holly – holly plant
- Maple – maple tree
- Sunny – sunny
- Aspen – aspen tree
- Basil – basil plant
- Brooke – a brook or small stream
- Juniper – juniper tree
- Ember – a spark that is burning low
- Olive or Olivia – an olive; from the olive tree
- Rain or Rayne – rain
- River – river; stream of water
- Sage – an herb; wise one
- Savanna – plateau; open plain
- Skye – sky; cloud
- Stormy – impetuous nature; a tempest
- Amber – fossilized resin (from a tree)
- Crystal – brilliant glass
- Daisy – daisy flower
- Hazel – hazelnut tree
- Isla – island
- Jade – green gemstone
- Poppy – poppy flower
- Raven – raven; black bird
- Summer – summer season
- Luna – moon
- Fern – fern; plant name
- Coral – coral; marine invertebrate
- Fawn – young deer
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Some girl names are indirectly nature-inspired. Here are some nature girl names with naturally-derived meanings that may not be as obvious upon first hearing them.
Indirect Nature-Inspired Girl Names:
39. Marlowe – driftwood
40. Mairin – star of the sea
41. Parker – park keeper
42. Harlow – from the rocky hill
43. Sierra – mountain
44. Ayla – oak tree
45. Aurora – dawn
46. Lauren – laurel (like the bay laurel plant)
47. Shana – lily; beautiful
48. Aurora – dawn; sunrise
49. Aria – lion (Hebrew); air (Italian)
50. Nora – light
51. Chloe – blooming
52. Hadley – heather meadow
There are obviously so many more girl names inspired by nature than those in this nature names list. So keep searching if you didn’t love one from this list!
Which ones do you love? Which nature names would you add to the list? Did I miss some obvious ones?
Let me know in the comments.
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