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25 Popular Fall-Themed Names

Edited to  add: This article is full of interesting names for children. Perhaps I find it interesting because my eldest daughter is named Euphoria. After reading this article share the names of your children and what inspired you to give them those names. You may also find my article on names "He Named Me Malala" interesting.

Posted by Laura Woods


After a long, hot summer, autumn is officially upon us. This picture-perfect time of year is characterized by watching the leaves change color, carving pumpkins and curling up by the fire—but this year will be extra special if you’re preparing for an exciting arrival. Whether you’re due to give birth during one of the fall months or simply want your child’s name to pay homage to your favorite season, there are plenty of options to choose from.

The genealogy experts at MooseRoots understand the importance of this decision. They used data from the Social Security Administration to track the most popular autumn names in the U.S. You’re sure to find one that feels right, whether you’re looking for something more traditional or a bit unique—for either a boy or a girl. Names are ranked based on popularity, starting with the most unique ones.

#25. Saffron

Saffron is typically given to babies with strikingly gold hair, as it is the term for the yellow food coloring and flavoring. In 2014, this unusual name ranked No. 5,558 for all female newborns.

#24. Crispin

Crispin is derived from the Latin term ‘Crispus,’ an old Roman family name meaning curly headed. It ranked No. 3,905 for all male newborns in 2014.

#23. Oak

Oak is a very unique baby boy name. In 2014, it ranked No. 3,840 for all male newborns, with only 27 babies given the moniker that year.

#22. Rye

Rye is an unusual name for baby boys. It ranked No. 3,497 for all male newborns in 2014, with just 31 given the name.

#21. Maple

Maple is an uncommon name for baby girls. In 2014, it ranked No. 3,145 for all female newborns, with a total of 52 babies given the designation.

#20. Crimson

Crimson ranked No. 2,971 for all baby boys born in 2014. A total of 38 male infants were given this unusual name that year.

#19. Rusty

Rusty is a derivative of the modern English term for ‘rust,’ and is a common nickname for someone with reddish-brown hair. It ranked No. 2,811 for all infant boys born in 2014.

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  1. i dated a boy named Rusty. Crispin Glover is an actor. One of my fave shows: Absolutely Fabulous contains a character named Saffron, her mother (Edina) calls her Saffy for short. How cute is Saffy?

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