100 Florida-Inspired Baby Names

100 Baby Names from Florida

Are you looking for baby name ideas that nod towards Florida? Florida-themed names are great for those with ties to the sunshine state.

Below you will find 100 baby names drawing inspiration from Florida’s:

  • Sunshine
  • Cities & Counties
  • Nature
  • Beaches & Islands

Let’s get to baby naming!

Florida Inspired Baby Names

Albert – the University of Florida’s mascot

Clementine – for Florida’s citrus and orange fame

Florida-themed baby names

Ernest – for Ernest Hemingway, famous Florida Keys’ resident

Everly / Ever – two names that nod to the Florida Everglades

Kennedy – for the Kennedy Space Center

Marjorie – for Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, rural Florida author

Mickey – you can’t think of Florida without Disney

Minnie – for Florida’s Disney connection

Summer – since it basically always feels like summer

Walt – another Disney-reference name

Zora – for Zora Neale Hurston, famed Florida author

Baby Names Inspired by Florida’s Sunshine

Eliana – one meaning for this name is daughter of sun

Baby names than mean sun or sunshine

Marisol – a portmanteau of sea and sun, two of Florida’s best features

Samson – a Hebrew name meaning sun

Solana – a Spanish-origin name meaning sunshine

Solange – French-origin name meaning angel of sun

Soleil – French for sun

Sunny – Florida is nothing if not sunny

Sunshine – a playful name for sun lovers

Baby Names from Florida Cities

August – for St. Augustine, the oldest city in the U.S.

Augustine – another nod to St. Augustine

Brooks – for Brooksville

Clermont – for Clermont in Central Florida

Dora – for Mount Dora

Eustis -for Eustis, a small town in the Orlanda area

Baby names inspired by Florida cities

Gaines – for Gainesville, home of the University of Florida

Haines – for Haines, a small Lakeland area town

Largo – for the Tampa-bay area city

Lucie – for Port Saint Lucie

Milton – a name for the Florida panhandle city

Orlando – the 3rd largest city in Florida

Peter – for St. Petersburg

Pierce – for Fort Pierce

Sanford – an Orlando suburb

Tavares – a small central Florida town

Vero / Vera – for Vero Beach

Viera – a community on the east coast of Florida

Weston – a Miami-area city

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Names Inspired by Florida Beaches

Bellair

Baby names inspired by beaches

Beverly

Carrabelle

Casey

Dania

Destin

Flagler

Holmes

Jensen

Juno

Neptune

Ormund

Baby Names Inspired by Nature

Abbott – for Lake Abbott

Belle / Bells – for Bell Lake and Bells River

Braden – for Braden River

Ginnie – for Ginnie Springs

Cute baby names from Florida's nature

Griffin – for Lake Griffin

Harris – for Lake Harris

Piper – for the common Sandpiper

Roseate – for Roseato Spoonbills, a Florida coastal bird

Oleta – for the Oleta River

Orchid – Florida is home to over 100 varieties of orchids

Rosalie – for Lake Rosalie

Sabal – for Florida’s official tree, the sabal palmetto

Florida Islands Inspired Names

Amelia

Anastasia

Anna Maria

Archer

Unique baby names inspired by Florida Islands

Caladesi

Cedar

Fisher

Fleming

Isla

Jupiter

Lido

Marco

Merritt

Ritta

Sanibel

Scout

Virginia

Windley

Baby Names from Florida Counties

Baker

Bay

Calhoun

name ideas from florida counties

Charlotte

Clay

Dixie

Hendry

Hernando

Holmes

Jackson

Leon

Levy

Madison

Marion

Monroe

Taylor

Walton


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