75 Tree Baby Names
Nature inspires us with its beauty. Trees, woods, forests, and glens all evoke magical imagery and wonder; they are the stuff of fairytales and far off places. Therefore, it is little wonder there are so many baby names related to trees and nature.
Perhaps you’ve always loved the outdoors or maybe you have a nature name yourself and you wish to carry on the tradition. Whatever the case, you have plenty of outdoorsy and tree names to choose for your baby!
We’ve compiled a list of 75 baby names from around the world all inspired by nature and trees. So, whether you’re seeking out a boy or girl name, or looking for something unisex, our list is sure to have you covered like the shade of a giant oak tree!
Baby Girl Names
- Acacia - Greek. A flower. It means honorable.
- Alameda - English. Ash tree lake. It has also been used as a Native American name meaning grove of cottonwood.
- Alyvia - Spanish. Olive tree. A unique alternative to Olivia.
- Apple - English. Apple is the English word for a type of fruit tree. It is the first name of actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s daughter.
- Ayla - Hebrew/Turkish. Oak tree, halo or moonlight.
- Beech - Norse. A person who lives near a prominent tree. Beech is also a type of try.
- Cassia - Greek. Cinnamon. The cassia tree has yellow flowers and produces a spice similar to cinnamon.
- Cherry - Old French. The red fruit-bearing tree. Said alternatively, Chere means dear-one or darling in French.
- Chloe - Greek. Young green shoot.
- Daphne - Greek. Laurel or bay tree.
- Ebony - English. Deeply black wood.
- Elowen - Cornish. Elm. Variant spellings are Elowyn and Elowynn.
- Fuchsia - Latin/English. Named for the botanist Leonard Fuchs for a flowering tree in the Caribbean that has flowers that bloom in a reddish-purple hue.
- Ghusun - Arabic. It means the branches of the tree.
- Ginger - Latin. Spring like-flourishing. A plant with a red root. Spicy or fiery.
- Hazel - Old English. Light brown. From the hazel tree.
- Holly - English. A holly tree has red berries and is related to Christmas and wintertime.
- Illana - Hebrew. Oak tree.
- Ivy - English. Ivy is an English name that comes from a green leafy plant. It signifies faithfulness.
- Juniper - Latin. Young. Juniper is a type of evergreen tree.
- Lilac - Persian. A bluish-purple flower.
- Lily - English. Purity and innocence. A white, showy flower.
- Lindsey - English. Island of the linden trees.
- Magnolia - Latin. Magnol’s flower was named after the French botanist Pierre Magnol.
- Maple - Old English. A type of tree.
- Meadow - American. Field of grass or vegetation.
- Olive - Latin/English. From the olive tree. Alternatively, you could use Olivia or Oliver for a boy.
- Sakura - Japanese. Cherry blossom.
- Sylvie - French. From the forest.
- Willow - English. From the willow grove or willow tree.
Baby Boy Names
- Aaranay - Hindu. Wild forest. Greenery.
- Ackley - English. It means oak meadow.
- Adair - Scottish. Adair means from the oak tree ford. It also means fortune or spear.
- Alder - Dutch. The alder tree is a type of birch tree.
- Ash - Hebrew. Derived from the name Asher. Ash means happy or fortunate. The ash tree. Ash could be a nickname for Ashton.
- Bruce - Scottish. Willow woods.
- Burleigh - English. A person who lives at the castle’s meadow.
- Chane - French. Oak hearted.
- Cullen - Irish. Holy tree.
- Elon - Hebrew. Oak tree.
- Ewan - Scottish. Born of the yew tree.
- Forrest - English. Dweller near the woods. Forrest was made popular by the movie Forrest Gump.
- Garrick - French. Oak tree grove.
- Harac - Czech. It means from the ancient oak tree.
- Haslet - Celtic. A person from the hazel tree land.
- Heath - Old English. A moor.
- Hollis - English. A person who is a dweller near the holly trees.
- Ivo - German. Yew wood archer.
- Koa - Hawaiian. Warrior. Koa is a type of tree in Hawaii.
- Lapu - Native American. Cedar bark.
- Moss - English. Dweller by the peat bog. Moss often grows around the bottom of trees.
- Nash - English. By the ash tree.
- Oren - Hebrew. Laurel or pine tree.
- Palmer - Latin. A named that referenced pilgrims who brought branches back from the palm trees in the Middle East.
- Perry - Latin. Traveler or wanderer. One who lives or works around the pear tree.
- Quesnel - French. It means from the little oak tree.
- Ren - Japanese. Water lily or lotus.
- Selvyn - Greek. The name refers to Sylvanus, the Greek god of trees.
- Tamir - Hebrew/Arabic. A person who has a plentiful supply of dates or a person who owns palm trees.
- Yves - French. Yew wood.
- Aspen - Old English. Shaking poplar tree.
- Banyan - Hindi. An Indian fig tree.
- Bryn - Welsh. Hill. An alternative spelling is Brynn.
- Cedar - Latin. A type of tree with a reddish wood hue.
- Cypress - Latin. Cypress tree.
- Ellery - English. Island with elder trees.
- Elswyth - Old English. It means elf from the willow trees.
- Fern - Old English. A leafy, green plant found in forests. Ferns have magical properties in many stories.
- Laurel - English. Honor and victory. A laurel tree is an aromatic evergreen.
- Lennox - Scottish. Elm grove.
- Linden - English. Made from Linwood or lime tree. Coming from the linden tree.
- Marlowe - English. Driftwood. Alternative spellings are Marlo and Marlow.
- Oakley - English. From the oak.
- Pine - Old English. One who lives near the pine trees or in the pine forest.
- Rowan - Gaelic. Little red-haired one. A tree with red, flowering berries.
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