Fall 2020 has begun and more parents than ever are naming children after the seasons. While names like Summer are popular (78,000 since 1879), others like Sakura (1,000 since 1879) which is a Japanese Cherry Blossom, offer expecting parents more unique options.
Names.org released a list of the 128 Favorite Baby Names Inspired By The Seasons in 2020 after surveying more than 5,000 site users in the U.S. and around the world from July through October 1, 2020.
The two-part survey first asked site users to suggest their favorite names inspired by the seasons. Then, all names were circulated to respondents to answer if they liked or disliked each suggested name.
After analyzing the results, they are reporting the 128 favorite names currently trending in 2020 along with the meaning of each name.
Here are the top 20 names with meanings:
1) Summer - The warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox*
2) Autumn - The season when the leaves fall from the trees*
3) Winter - The coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox *
4) June - The sixth month of the year
5) August - The eighth month of the year
6) Spring - The season of growth*
7) Snow - A layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground*
8) April - The fourth month of the year
9) Blossom - Produce or yield flowers*
10) Fall - The season when the leaves fall from the trees*
11) Sunshine - The rays of the sun*
12) Daisy - Any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl *
13) Aurora - An atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force *
14) Bloom - Produce or yield flowers*
15) Rose - Any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses*
16) Hazel - Of a light brown or yellowish brown color*
17) Snowy - Covered with snow*
18) Autum - See Autumn
19) May - The fifth month of the year
20) Rosie - See Rose
* WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
To see a complete list please visit Names.org