Names inspired by nature, or those having a very carefree, earthy feel to them were popular in the ’60s, and I’ve noticed that quite a few of them are beginning to make a comeback. Celebrities are notorious for choosing unique names for their little ones, and more than several have chosen bohemian names for their children.
Looking for something a little groovy, baby? Here are 60 wonderfully bohemian-inspired names for your little guy or girl!
In between day and night.
A sweet smelling (and tasting) flower, as well as a traditional symbol of luck, comfort and wealth.
Perfume, or the fundamental quality to one’s life.
Spirit has various meanings, ranging from breath to sacred.
Ocean is of Greek origin, meaning “sea.”
Besides its obvious meaning, the Old English variant means “tempest.”
A fresh blessing from up above.
Reminiscent of the sky; Beyonce named her daughter Blue Ivy.
Like the planet we live in, this name is strong and solid.
Conjures the feeling of lightness and being as close to the heavens as you can possibly get.
An herb used mostly in Indian and Asian dishes. It’s also a great unisex name.
As in the petal of a flower. Also the name of Jamie Oliver’s daughter.
Naturally sweet — just like your newborn!
To be liberated.
There are different meanings for Maya, ranging from spiritual to traditional (also a form of May).
A Scottish name, as well a popular fabric design pattern that was “all the rage” during the ’60s and ’70s.
Solid as a rock!
If the ’60s had an official scent, Patchouli would be that one. Sweet, spicy, and musty, with relaxing and soothing properties.
One of the four seasons.
To move freely.
A metaphysical word used to describe the energetic atmosphere surrounding each and every individual.
A variant of Star, this one is a little more glittery and glitzy.
Meaning “new house.”
A reverberating sound.
A gentle, pleasing wind.
The warmest season of the year.
A pretty girls’ name, combining both wind and song.
Of French origin, meaning “already seen.”
Greek; meaning a circle of light, or an aura, surrounding an angel or a holy person.
As in the country.
The words to a song or hymn.
Beautiful, free and fluttering!
A tree that sways in the breeze and brings peace and harmony.
A person’s fortune or fate.
A cloud of fine droplets of water that falls near the surface of the earth.
Vastness, in relation to the universe.
To be at peace.
A bright and sunny flower, often used in gardens and garlands.
A spice used quite a bit in Indian cuisine; also a popular color in the “hippie” days.
Pure and utter happiness.
A large crow.
Of Indian origin and thought; centers of spiritual power in the body.
Tranquility and calm.
A German name made famous by the musician Ziggy Marley.
Inspired by nature.
A feel-good, virtuous name.
A non-flowering plant.
Bright and inspirational!
A beautiful and musical combination or compilation.
The rainbow comes at the end of the storm; a multi-colored sign of hope.
Calm, cool, and glowing with life.
Sweet, beautiful, and pretty.
Bright and happy!
Irish for “majestic.”