Happy fall! If you鈥檙e as in love with PSL season as much as we are, you鈥檙e thinking about fall-themed聽baby names, but names can reflect the season far beyond just Autumn and Leaf. Here are 14 unusual baby names that make more subtle references to fall, including a hearty dose of international names.

Little baby in the autumn

1. Aki聽and聽Akiko:聽These two Japanese girl names have lovely autumnal meanings:聽Aki聽means born in autumn, while Akiko translates to autumn child. Another international name for girls is the Turkish聽Hazan,聽which also means autumn.

2. Albero: The fall season immediately brings to mind the amazing palette of fantastic tree foliage colors, and Albero is the word for tree in Italian. An exotic namesake for an ancestral聽Albert, perhaps?

3. Ashoun and Ashun: A lovely Armenian name meaning autumn.

4. Azaro: If you鈥檙e looking for a truly distinctive name beginning and ending in A for your autumn baby, Azaroa means聽November聽in Basque.

5. Blaze: The perfect name to describe the wild coloration of聽New聽England聽autumn foliage, word name聽Blaze 鈥 originally a form of the聽French聽Blaise 鈥 has been on fire lately, now at Number 706 after entering the Top 1000 in 2000.聽Kate聽Winslet聽used it as the middle name of her son聽Bear, and there鈥檚 a rock musician named聽Blaze聽Bayley.

6. Christabel: And now for something completely different: a notable namesake born on the聽Autumn聽Equinox,聽September聽22. Christabel聽Pankhurst was a famous British suffragist, daughter of the movement鈥檚 leader,聽Emmeline聽Pankhurst. An undiscovered 鈥渂el鈥 name,聽Christabel聽was a poet character in A. S.聽Byatt鈥檚 novel聽Possession.

Kids picking ripe pumpkins on Halloween pumpkin patch

7. Jora/h: This pretty Hebrew name with the lovely meaning of 鈥渁utumn rain鈥 could fit right in with playmates聽Nora,聽Flora聽and聽Cora.聽George聽R.R.聽Martin聽used the聽Jorah聽spelling for the male character聽Jorah聽Mormont in his聽A Song of聽Fire聽and Ice聽novels.

8. Libra: One of the few wearable Zodiac sign names,聽Libra聽spans the astrological period from late聽September聽to late聽October聽and is an air sign whose attributes include balance, a sense of justice and appreciation of beauty and harmony. And聽Libra聽could be another path to the nickname聽Libby.

9. Lugh: Pronounced LOO, this is an Irish mythological name of a divine hero, associated with the harvest festival of Lughnasadh, which is named after him. It鈥檚 similar to the Welsh聽Llew.

10. Nina:聽This stylish classic appears in several cultures, from Russian to Spanish, and in many works of fiction. Now at Number 300 (175 on Nameberry), this decidedly not-weird name was chosen by Weird聽Al聽Yankovic for his daughter.

11. October: The creativity of two noted writers,聽Dave聽Eggers and聽Vendela聽Vida, is clearly evidenced by their choice of the name聽October聽Adelaide聽for their daughter.聽September,聽October聽and聽November聽are among the rarest of month names, but could make interesting, distinctive middles. The Italian form of the month name,聽Ottobre,聽is another possibility 鈥 Otto聽for short.

12. Soleil: We may not think of聽Autumn聽as the sunniest season, but the connection here (a bit of a stretch?) is the autumnal equinox, marking the beginning of聽Autumn, in which the plane of the equator passes through the center of the sun.聽Soleil聽is a particularly lovely聽French聽name starting to be appreciated herein the US.

13. Topaz: The glowing golden birthstone for the month of聽November,聽Topaz聽is a gem name just waiting to be discovered, with its z-ending sizzle. The topaz is said to have healing and energizing properties and also to bring good luck.

14. Woods: Forest聽has long been used as a boys鈥 first name, and there鈥檚 no reason why its synonym shouldn鈥檛 be considered as well. A fairly common surname (Tiger,聽James,聽Elle), it has the newly trendy S ending for boys.

Do you have a favorite fall-themed baby name? Tweet us @BritandCo with your faves!

This post was previously published on Nameberry by聽Linda Rosenkrantz.

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