70 Summer Baby Names That Are Hot All Year Round

No matter when you give birth, consider these hot summer baby names inspired by sunshine, beaches, and everything that summer brings.

Summer baby names are hot all year round, but did you know that more babies are born in the summer than in any other time of year? If you're expecting a baby in June through September—or if you simply love the sunshine and the warmth the summer months bring—consider choosing a name that pays tribute to the season. We rounded up some of the hottest summer baby names for parents-to-be, no matter what time of year you're planning to welcome your new addition.

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Popular Summer Baby Names

Looking for a summer baby name that's all the rage right now? Here are some trendy or more popular names associated with the hot summer months.

  • Daisy - English flower name meaning "day's eye" that was originally a nickname for Margaret
  • Sunny - English nickname name reminiscent of summer days
  • August - Gender-neutral Latin name that pays tribute to the eighth month of the year
  • July - English name with Latin origins meaning "month name." The gender-neutral "July" pays tribute to the seventh month of the year.
  • Coral - A beautiful nature-inspired girl name
  • Summer - A girl name for the hottest season
  • Apple - An English nature name that recognizes the fruit
  • Skye - A Scottish girl name that references the sky or the picturesque Scottish island called the Isle of Skye
  • Blossom - English name meaning "to bloom" or "flower"
  • Ocean - Nature name meaning "ocean" or "sea"
  • Kai - Hawaiian name meaning "sea"
  • Ray - A sunny diminutive of Raymond that means "wise protector"
  • Leo - Latin name meaning "lion" that's also the zodiac sign for babies born between July 22 and August 22
  • Sonny - A name that forecasts summer's sunny days
  • Cyrus - Persian name meaning "sun"
  • Bay - Gender-neutral Latin name meaning "berry"
  • River - A tranquil gender-neutral nature name
  • Reef - Nature-inspired summer boy name
  • Dune - Nature name that's associated with sandy beaches
  • Birch - English tree name

Baby Names for Summer Birth Months

Some parents choose baby names based on their little one's birth month. For example June is an old-fashioned name that might be worth dusting off, and July and August could be used for any gender. You can also try similar-sounding names, such as Junia, Junius, Julia, Julian, Julius, Augustus, Augustine, or Augusta.

Nature-Inspired Summer Baby Names

Many flowers bloom during the summer, and nature shows off its full beauty in the warmer months. Here are some summer baby names inspired by gardens, plants, herbs, and trees.

  • Rose
  • Lily
  • Dahlia
  • Violet
  • Poppy
  • Ivy
  • Iris
  • Magnolia
  • Rosemary
  • Marigold
  • Juniper
  • Jasmine
  • Sage
  • Basil
  • Berry
  • Fern
  • Cedar
  • Forest
  • Meadow

Beach-Inspired Baby Names

Many people associate summer with beaches, so consider names connected with the sea. We also included some baby names associated with tropical destinations.

  • Marina
  • Bay
  • Sandy
  • Beach
  • Cove
  • Oceana
  • Shelly
  • Fin
  • Pearl
  • Isla
  • Capri
  • Ibiza
  • Diego
  • Miami
  • Cayman

Baby Names Related to Warm Weather

The summer months are scorchers, so consider choosing baby names with a subtle nod to the heat of the season. You can go with names of warm-weather locations like Phoenix, Sahara, Kenya, and Austin. Along those lines, the names Solana and Senna both mean "bright" or "warm," while Ravi is a name for the Hindu sun god.

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