Wednesday, July 15, 2015

❂ names inspired by summer

Hi everyone!  While we are in the midst of summer, I thought why not create a post of names that are inspired by this beautiful season.  Any of them you absolutely love?  Can you help me think of names that I left out? Comment below!

In no particular order, here we go...

June: It's Latin, meaning "Young". 

August:  It's Latin, meaning "majestic dignity" or "venerable".  Venerable means "accorded a great deal of respect, especially because of age, wisdom, or character. 

Bay:  English name meaning "auburn haired" (great unisex name too!)

Leo:  English name meaning "lion", also the zodiac sign associated with this name for babies born between July 23rd and August 22nd

Pearl:  Latin meaning "precious".  Also the birthstone of those born in June.

Ruby:  Ruby is derived from the Latin rubeus meaning "reddish". Also the birthstone of those born in July.

Daisy: Derived from the name of the daisy flower, which is derived from Old English daeges eage (day's eye) in reference to it's round yellow center, resembling the sun.

Coral: Derived from the English language meaning reef formation which refers to the pinkish calcareous skeletons secreted by marine polyps which are used in jewelry making.  Coral is a beautiful bright summery pinkish-orange color.

Dax:  English meaning "water"

Calder: Scottish meaning "rough waters"

Genevieve: Celtic meaning "white wave"

Idalia: Greek meaning "behold the sun"

Kira/Kyra: Persian and Egyptian meaning "sun"

Nikko:  Japanese meaning "sunlight"

Ravi: Sanskrit and Hindi meaning "sun"

Rose:  A perennial flower that blooms all summer long

Soliel: A French name meaning "sun"

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