June has several historical births and events to its credit. Marilyn Monroe, British King George III, and economists Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes were all born during this month. The Tiananmen Square firing on unarmed protesters in Beijing took place in June. Also, the Philippines declared independence from Spain this month.
So, if your delivery due date is in June, why don’t you consider a name inspired from this month for your little one? To help you out, MomJunction has put together a list inspired by June baby names.
June Baby Names For Boys:
Morgan Freeman, born on 1st June, is the Oscar-winning actor for The Shawshank Redemption. This strong and attractive name is still highly popular in Wales, to such a large extent that it’s even used for females. Morgan means ‘sea circle’.
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This Sanskrit name meaning sun will make a fitting name for your child. We loved the polished sound of this name. Cal would make an adorable nickname for it.
The name Jared is the Hebrew word for rose, the flower for the month June. The name has been popular for decades. It was revived in the 60s by television actors, and even today, it is still an appealing option. In the Bible, Jared was the descendant of Adam and the father of Enoch. Jared Leto, the 90s crush of many girls, is the most popular namesake for it.
Whether you are a fan of Kanye West or not, (who was born on 8th June), West would surely make a strong name for your little one. West is one of the most fashionable names. It has a western, cowboy feel, quite in tune with the likes of Zane and Wyatt.
Nikko is another unique and exotic June inspired baby names for you to check out. And it means ‘sunlight’ in summer, which we get in plenty in this month. Nikko is also diminutive of Nicholas.
If you want a unique baby name for your child, go for Gaelic or Celtic names. This spirited Gaelic name, meaning ‘little fire’ would make a perfect name for your firecracker. The ‘n’ ending and the double ‘e’ in this name will have a lot of parents going for it.
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Junius, derived from Juno is the ancient Roman family’s name. It may sound a bit old-fashioned now, but it was once in the Top 500 list and peaked at #345 in the 1880s. The meaning of Junius is ‘born in June’.
Junior was not always tacked onto the end of a father’s name. It was once an independent given name. In fact, it was a Top 200 name from the year 1920 to 1936 and was given to over 300 babies in the year 2011. Model Katie Price and British musician Peter Andre have a son named Junior.
Juniper is one of the few nature names that we really adore. And it is a hit with the parents too; the bouncy, rhythmic sound is what we love the most in this name. Apart from the appealing mix of assets, of course. The most notable Juniper was Saint Brother Juniper, the follower of Saint Francis.
George Bush, the 41st President of the United States, was born on 12th June. The name George is saintly, royal, solid, friendly, and unpretentious. So, it is in a perfect position for a comeback, especially after Kate Middleton and Prince William chose it for their son.
June Baby Girl Names :
Yes, we know it is too obvious for a June baby, but we cannot help including it. The baby name June was first bestowed as a given name in the 20th century. It comes from the Latin Juno, who was the mythological Roman goddess of marriage. Until recently, it was considered a quintessential 50s good girl name. But this image has faded now. June now sounds less sweet, and more modern.
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Marilyn Monroe was the glamorous but slightly troubled blonde bombshell. This name was on the Top 20 list for a whole decade, and the reason for its fame goes only to this lady.
Apart from being the moniker of June born Queen Bey’s little sister, Solange also means ‘angel of the sun’ in French, making it a perfect name for the summer-born baby.
Here’s a perfect name for your Gemini child. This gem of a name was very popular in the 1980s in England and is now slowly entering the top 300 global baby name list too. It’s also the name of a character in Sons of Anarchy.
As the birthstone for this month, Pearl would make an adorable name for your daughter. If not as a given name, you can, at least, use it as a nickname.
If you adore this fancy, June born lady as much as we do, why not commemorate her killer style and badass attitude by naming your daughter after her.
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Brooke White, the June born singer, was the fifth place finalist in the 7th season of American Idol.
Angelina Jolie needs no introduction at all. She is loved not just for her on-screen roles, but more for his philanthropic work.
Alexandrite one of three birthstones of the month of June. The ‘ite’ ending is our primary reason for including the name in our list. Alex, Alexa, and Andria are of the lovely nicknames that go with this beautiful moniker.
Junia is the name of an early Christian convert and perhaps the only female apostle in the New Testament who was praised by Apostle Paul. Junia is quite a common name in Rome. It was also Emperor Caligula first wife’s name.
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Juno is the name of the Roman queen of God. She is the wife of Jupiter, the mother of Mars and the goddess of marriage and childhood. The name was first brought to attention by Sean O Casey’s play, Juno, and the Paycock. But it came back into prominence with the release of the movie ‘Juno’.
So grab your pen, paper, and shortlist your favorite names. Which of these June baby name did you love the most? Tell us by commenting below!
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