If you are having a summer baby, why not let the spirit of the season inspire your baby name? From beachy names, like Coral or Ridge, to names with summer-inspired meanings, such as Talulah or Dax, you are sure to find the perfect match for your child. Check out these summer-inspired baby names that are perfect for your warm weather baby boy or baby girl.
Starting with the obvious, the name Summer is a pretty baby girl name that is fairly unique, ranking 173 on the Social Security Administration’s baby name list. The name Summer is of English origin and very appropriately means, “born during the summer.”
You can also consider the months of summer for baby name inspiration. June is a cute baby girl name of English origin, while August is a cool baby boy name. July would make a more unique choice for a baby name, or you could consider variations of the name, such as Jule or Julio.
Beachy baby names
There is something carefree and fun about the beach – and you can carry that same attitude over in these beachy baby names. For boys, the names Storm, Shel, Breeze, Blu, Brody, Finn, Bodhi and Kai all have a cool sound that are perfect for your surfer dude.
For your beach babe, consider the girl names:
Surfer baby names are the ultimate in beachy baby names. We love the names of professional surfers:
- Laird Hamilton
- Dane Reynolds
- Taj Burrow
- Kelly Slater
More surfer names we love include:
Cool names of professional girl surfers include:
- Sage Erickson
- Maya Gaberira
- Layne Beachley
- Bruna Schmitz
We also love summery names Skyler, Avery, Piper, Roxy and Soleil.
Baby names that mean “summer”
Why not name your beach baby a name that has a summer-inspired meaning? The following names not only unique and fun, but have great meanings as well:
Check out the following boy baby names with summer-inspired meanings:
- Theros: Greek name meaning “summer”
- Somerset: English name meaning “from the summer settlers”
- Dax: English name meaning “water”
- Calder: Scottish name meaning “rough waters”
- Cain: Welsh name meaning “clear water”
Check out the following girl baby names with summer-inspired meanings:
- Suma: English name meaning “born in the summer”
- Brooklyn: English name meaning "water"
- Nixie: German name meaning ‘little water sprite"
- Genevieve: Celtic name meaning “white wave”
- Talulah: Native American name meaning “leaping water”