Summer is coming in a short while (hooray!) and that means sandy feet, sun hats, and … beach-inspired baby names! If you’re expecting a little one sometime this summer, one of these beachy names is perfect for your new arrival.
How could you have a beach list without this mermaid name? If only the gorgeous red hair came along with it!
I love this modern name for a girl – it’s short and catchy and unique.
What’s more beachy than California? This shortened version of the Golden State is a perfect girl name.
This Persian name means “the sea.”
Greek for “sea,” this name is gorgeous and one that transitions nicely from baby to adult.
Meaning “sea” in Welsh, this name is traditionally male but has become more popular for girls in the U.S.
I love girl names with a masculine twist, and this is one of my recent favorites. Plus, a perfect excuse to buy some tiny sailor suits.
With a baby named Summer, you’ll have sunshine all year round.
This fun name brings up thoughts of California beach town Santa Cruz.
This is a Welsh name that means “son of the sea.” Plus, it’s a really great name!
This name may conjure up images of Huckleberry Finn, but it also has a nice ocean slant.
An Irish name meaning “tide,” it’s hard to get more beachy-cool than this name.
This Scottish name means “sea friend.” How sweet is that?
This Hawaiian name means “sea,” and is also a character in the movie Frozen.
The ideal name for your tiny ray of sunshine.
This Irish name means “little seal” and is currently sitting in the 400s for popularity, so it’s a perfect balance of unique but not too unusual.
Meaning “town by the sea,” this is a last name turned first, which is an increasingly popular trend. (And for good reason! Last names make good, strong first names).
This is a Greek name that means “sea strength.” I love that it’s unusual, but not hard to spell or pronounce.More On