28 autumn baby names

autumn baby

With its changing colours and natural beauty, autumn brings with it plenty of inspiration for anyone trying to choose a baby name. So, if you're preparing for a new arrival this season, why not look to the world around you for a few ideas?

You’ll face many hurdles during your time as a parent (some bigger than others), and settling on a baby name can feel like one of the toughest – but it doesn’t have to be. Look around you and take note.

If you'd like a name which takes its inspiration from autumn colours, there aren't many more vibrant than these.

Girls' names inspired by autumn colours

  • Amber
  • Ruby
  • Scarlett

Boys' names inspired by autumn colours

  • Auburn
  • Garnet
  • Rusty

Or if you're after a name rooted in nature, get your wellies on and head out for a woodland walk. You’ll see baby names everywhere – and no, we’re not really suggesting you call your precious first born Squirrel, but you get the picture.

Baby names inspired by nature

  • Berry
  • Ceres
  • Ivy
  • Maple
  • Raven
  • Willow
  • Cedar
  • Lennox
  • Woody
pumpkin baby

Not convinced? There are always the more conventional baby name options – just choose one with an autumnal twist.

Traditional baby names for autumn

  • Hazel
  • Laurel
  • Ash
  • Cormac
  • Heath
  • Rowan

If you'd like something which still has a bit of edge (but doesn't go quite as far as Pumpkin) – there are plenty of unusual baby names to choose from too.

Unusual baby names with an autumn theme

  • Apple
  • Aurelia
  • Azalea
  • Sage
  • Sienna
  • Forrest
  • Hunter

But if you're still thinking you might just go with Autumn, pop on over to our Baby Names forum and find out what Mumsnetters have to say first.