The month of September is a seasonal transition from summer to autumn. During this period, every natural element shows advances to its next growth cycle. Carrying such aura, here is our list of September baby names. These baby names are inspired by every aspect of autumn and September that one cannot miss. They are beautiful, trendy, and can be a suitable match for your amber or golden baby. The names in our list have also been inspired by the month’s zodiac and historical figures born in September. So, if you are expecting your baby in September, you can explore these names.
September Baby Names For Boys
Meaning ‘jubilant’ in Hebrew, this old English name would make a great fall or autumn name. You can use Ash for the nickname.
This upbeat and modern moniker belongs to September born Olympian athlete Aziz Zakari. Considering the popularity of names like Aviva and Ava, Aziz could be an ideal choice for parents who want a unique name for your child. This Arabic name represents one of the 99 attributes of Allah.
If you want your child’s name to be inspired by ruby royalty, go with Harry. Prince Harry was born on the 15th September.
Hugo is a stately name that Gen-ex would associate with Hugo Weasley from the Harry Potter series. But, it has other modern associations as well. Hugo Montenegro, a composer who created some film soundtrack, was born on 2nd September, the same day Ayn Rand was born. The name Hugo is the Latin form of Hugh but has more energy and heft than the original.
The name may remind people of the Cold War-era president, but its September bearer is Truman Capote, the American screenwriter, playwright, and novelist, whose works are recognized as literary classics. The name Truman radiates an aura of moral truth and integrity, values that any parent would want for her child.
This old-fashioned name has been attracting parents for ages now. There are many namesakes for this name, including the September baby Walter Reed, who is credited with discovering the origin of Yellow Fever. Wally or Walt would make playful nicknames for this one.
Many people are unaware that September is heavily associated with the color blue. It is the color of sapphire, the birthstone of this month and forget-me-not, one of the three-month flowers. Indigo, the name of an Indian blue dye would make a nice moniker for your September child. It’s a flexible name and can be used for both girls and boys, but we believe that it will suit boys more.
Dr. Phil McGraw, born on 1st September, is an American psychologist, and talk show host. Phil is a short form of the name Philip, which means ‘lover of horses.’ It was the name of one of the 12 apostles and even today; it is favored by parents looking for a classic baby boy name.
Born on 2nd September 1951, Mark Harmon is an American television and film actor who has been playing a variety of roles since the 1970s. The name started climbing the popularity charts in the 1950s, reaching the 6th spot in 1960.
September Baby Girl Names
September is related to the beautiful season of autumn. So, why not name your child after this season? It’s a unique and beautiful name and would pair well with a floral middle name like Dahlia or Rose. Did you know that the season was originally called Harvest? The term autumn began being used from the 15th century onwards.
Sapphire is both classy and elegant and means ‘beautiful’ in Hebrew. It also happens to be the September month’s birthstone. Sapphie, the short for Sapphire will also make a fresh pick. The word Sapphie comes from the Greek word ‘sappheiros’, which means blue stone.
Aster is the birth flower for September. The name derives from the Greek work, which means star. You can also go for its variation like Asteris, Astra, Asterope or Asteria. Fun fact- people in Budapest started wearing Aster flower in 1918 to symbolize the Hungarian revolution.
Virgo, meaning ‘maiden,’ is the astrological sign running from 23rd August to 22nd September. If you want a true-blue September name for your child, go for Virgo.
The name of the month in different languages can also provide attractive baby naming options for girls. Medi is a Welsh origin female name meaning September. You can use it a middle or first name. And it’s easy to pronounce too!
September is the leader in the category of September-inspired baby names. The month brings in mind the Greenday hit “Wake me up when September ends”. Armstrong, the vocalist, sings about his father who passed away in 1982. Armstrong was just ten years old when he lost his father, so it had a huge impact on his life. It’s up to you whom you want to name September- baby boy or girl.
Agatha Christie, one of the most prominent mystery writers of all time, was born on 15th September. Her name, meaning ‘pious woman’ has a distinctly Victorian feel. This gentle name has experienced a revival in the recent times, along with other Victorian names like Hattie and Matilda. Go for an upbeat nickname like Aggie to balance it.
The word September comes from the Latin word ‘septima’, which means seven. That’s because September was the 7th month of the early Roman calendar.
Wondering why we included Gwyneth in the list? It’s because the famous Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow was born on 27th September. Gwyneth is an Anglicized form of Gwynedd, the name of an ancient Welsh kingdom.
Avril Lavigne is also a September baby. And it wouldn’t be wrong to say that this pop star brought this name to the mainstream.
This beautiful september baby girl name, meaning ‘blue,’ sounds a little less adventurous that Bluebell, or Blue, but is still connected firmly to this cool color. This charming and elegant name is sure to parents who appreciate lyrical beauty.
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When you have to choose a name for your baby, a few hundreds of names may not be just enough. Keep digging our mine of baby names until you find that one precious gem.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How can I choose a September baby name that reflects my family’s cultural or religious background?
You can name your child after a September-born personality or historical figure from your culture. For example, if your ancestor whom you admired was also born in September, you can also use their name.
2. How can I balance the desire for a unique September baby name with the need to choose a name that will be easy to pronounce and spell?
If the name is short and sweet, it can be easy to pronounce and spell.
3. How can you involve siblings or family members in choosing a September baby name?
Select three to four names that you like for your child. Then, ask your siblings and other family members about their opinion. Based on the inputs you get from your family, you may decide.
Let the aura of the month reflect in your baby’s name with these September baby names. These might be the perfect names if your child was born in September. We have also included the names of a few famous personalities born this month. To broaden your options, the list also includes names with astrological ties to this month. Overall, these names encapsulate the essence of spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and the smells of freshly plucked apples and pumpkins, which are often associated with this delightful month. Now that you have many options, ask your partner to read these names aloud to you. Before naming your child, find the one you and your partner connect with the most.
Infographic: Names For Boys And Girls Born In September
The month of September marks the beginning of autumn. So if you’re excited about the imminent arrival of your little one this month and interested in giving them a unique and adorable moniker, this infographic can help you pick a beautiful September name for your baby.
Check out this video for a list of interesting facts about September-borns and explained in detail.