Top 50 Fall Baby Names [Perfect For Autumn Babies!]

If you're looking for beautiful Fall baby names for a little girl or little boy, look no further! We've rounded up the perfect Autumn baby names for the Fall season from trending to modern and unique, listed below alphabetically with their origins, meaning, and nickname ideas!

List of Top 50+ Fall Baby Names

Acer 

English and Latin origins meaning “number one; the best.” It’s also the masculine baby boy version of “Maple”.

Nickname: Ace

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Amber 

French and arabic origins meaning “amber-colored” and “the sky” this beautiful names inspires imagery of fall leaves and skies and is a classic popular name.

Nickname: Amb, Amby, Ber

Apple 

English origin meaning “the apple fruit” which is the perfect name to go with many fall favorite activities from making apple cakes to apple picking!

Annona 

Latin origin meaning “Harvest goddess,” which is perfect for the harvest season!

Nicknames: Ann, Nona, Annie, Nony

Ash

British origins meaning “happy” and related to the verdant ash tree which is a symbol of protection. It's the perfect choice for a unisex name if you don't know the gender!

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Arista 

Greek origins meaning “the best” – which many argue Fall is the best season after all!

Nicknames: Ari, Itty, Sta

Aspen 

North American origin based on a tree you find in the region. It formally means “shaking popular; quaking tree” and conjures images of brilliant fall woods and brisk autumn breezes.

Aurelia

Latin origin meaning “the golden one” – much like the “golden” season!

Nickname: Aurie, El, Eli, Elia

Aurora

Latin origin for the “Goddess of dawn” 

Nicknames: Ror, Rory, Rora, Ra

Autumn 

Latin origin meaning “fall” is quite literally for the season! It means “season of harvest” formally and is pretty on the nose as far as Autumn names go, but is still a classic name regardless!

Nicknames: Auttie

Bowie

Scottish origin meaning “yellow haired or blond” which fit the Autumn leaf colors signifying warmth and the golden sun.

Nickname: Bow, Wie

Blaze 

Latin origin meaning “fire; flame” much like the colors of the Autumn months!

Briar 

British origin meaning “thorny bush of wild roses; brambles”

Nickname: Bry

Bruna 

Italian origin meaning “brown” which is a very Fall color!

Brynn 

Welsh origins meaning “hill” 

Carmine 

Latin origin meaning “song” it also means “crimson” in Aramaic – which is another Fall color!

Nicknames: Car, Carmie, Minnie

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Casper 

Aramaic origin meaning “treasurer” and the worlds famous friendly ghost!

Nicknames: Cas, Casp

Cedar 

Latin origin meaning “cedar tree.” Cedar trees are known for their resilience and strength, and make the perfect spicy smelling fall tree!

Crispin

Latin origin meaning “curly haired” similar to the crispy curly leaves of fall.

Nicknames: Crisp, Cris, Crispy

Elowen

Cornish origin meaning “elm.” The Elm Tree is associated with loyalty and the ability to weather the darkest storms.

Nicknames: El, Ellie

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Ember 

English origin meaning “spark” and a variation of Amber

Nicknames: Em, Emmy

Forrest 

English and French origins meaning “of the woods”

Goldie 

British origins meaning “made of gold” and perfectly fits the Fall hues.

Hazel 

English origins meaning “hazel tree” which is a symbol of protection and authority. It’s a great vintage baby girl name.

Nicknames: Hay, Hazie, El

Hunter 

British origin meaning “one who hunts; pursuer”

Nicknames: Hun, Hunty

Jora 

Hebrew origin meaning “autumn rain; he teaches” and is easily one of the prettiest Fall names that's not currently ranking on the popular charts, making it a great unique Autumn name!

Laurel

Latin origin meaning “Laurel tree; Bay Tree” which is a symbol of victory. It's actually a gender neutral name with a ton of cute nicknames and variations.

Nicknames/Variations: Laura, Laur, Lauren, Lars, Loretta, Lori, Lowri, Laurie, Lala, Lauretta, Lauran

Libra 

English origin meaning “balance scales; equilibrium” and is also the Fall astrological sign and constellation of stars between Virgo and Scorpio.

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Linden

German and Roman origins meaning “made form linwood; Lime tree” and is associated with abundance and growth and one of my favorite Autumn-inspired names!

Nicknames: Lin, Linny, Den, Denny

Maize 

Spanish origin meaning “corn” and a traditional fall food.

Nickname: May

Maple 

English origin referring to the beautiful maple tree and it’s fall foliage. However it also is the national symbol of Canada, representing strength and endurance through the First World War. 

Nicknames: Mape, Mapes, Pel

Oakes / Oakley 

British origin meaning “meadow of oak trees” which are known for their strength and resilience.

Olive

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Greek and Roman origins meaning “olive tree” which is often a symbol of peace

Orla 

Irish name meaning “golden princess” which is perfectly fitting for the golden season!

Nickname: Ori, La, Lala

Pear

English and French name meaning “companion” but also a nod to the Pear Tree which fruits in the late summer and fall months and acts as a symbol of abundance, longevity, and divine sustenance and is a unique name not currently trending.

Persephone 

Greek name for the goddess Queen of the Underworld who was also the Spring Goddess. The story is actually quite beautiful and used depict the cycle of the season as Persephone descends to the underworld during fall and winter, only to re-emerge during the Spring and Summer signify the cycle of life too.

Nicknames: Perseph, Seph, Sephy, P

Phoenix

Greek origins meaning “immortality; resurrection; dark red” with the latter being associated with the colors of fall.

Nicknames: Phee, Nix

Radley 

British origin meaning “from the red field or red meadow.” And reminiscent of the classic fall read “To Kill A Mockingbird”

Nicknames: Rad, Raddy, Lee

Raven 

English origin meaning “dark haired; wise” and also the name of the popular bird which has become an unofficial emblem of Fall.

Nicknames: Ray

Reed 

English origin meaning “red” which is another signature Autumn color.

Rhea

Greek origin meaning “flowing stream”

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Rory 

Irish origins meaning “red king”

Rowan

Irish and Scottish name meaning “little redhead” and “rowan tree” which is known for its red berries and represents courage, wisdom, and protection.

Nicknames: Ro

Russell 

French origins meaning “little red” and a lovely name for boys or girls.

Nicknames: Rus, Rusty

Saffron 

Arabic origin meaning “yellow flower.” The Saffron plant blooms during the fall too making it a beautiful nature-inspired name.

Nicknames: Saff, Ron, Ronny, Saffy

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Sage 

Latin origins meaning “wise or healthy.” The earthy name is also a popular shade of green and popular fall cooking spice!

Scarlett 

French origin and another color name meaning “red” with ties to joy, courage, and passion and a classic fall-themed name!

Nicknames: Scar, Letty

Sienna 

Latin origin meaning “from Siena” which refers to the reddish-brown clay found in the Italian city whose colors resemble Autumn.

Sorrell 

French origin meaning “reddish brown” typically used to describe a horse, and conjures the perfect amber Autumn color!

Nicknames: Sor, Rell

Willow

English origin meaning “willow tree” – aside from conjuring the fall inspired Taylor Swift imagery of Evermore, it also represent the elegant tree known for its ability to prosper and grow despite difficult conditions.

Xanthe 

Greek origin meaning “golden; yellow” which perfectly suits the colors of the Autumn season!

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Zarina 

Persian origin meaning “golden.” The beautiful, unique Fall baby girl name is not currently ranking.

Nickname: Zar, Zari, Ina

Final thoughts on fall baby names

Finding the perfect nature name, whether that's the name of a tree or color that represents this time of year, is definitely a journey! After donning your cozy sweaters and going through this list of seasonal names, we hope you found the fall-inspired baby name to match the beautiful season and your beautiful baby!

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