450+ Hippie Names for a Boho Baby Girl or Boy

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We love this! The fact that you’re considering hippie names for your boho passionfruit is awesome!

In this era, the world needs more earth-loving, counter-culture humans that can step outside the mold and connect with their sacred selves.

So… We’re here to make a small contribution to your journey with the ultimate list of names for your girl, boy, or unisex baby!

And while you’re on this journey of name discovery, don’t forget to slow down, have a laugh and take your time. There is no rush, and many parents don’t name their children immediately, preferring to get to know them a little before settling for a particular moniker.

We’ve put together over 450 hippie names and sorted them into categories to make browsing easier. See the contents table below and skip to the section in which you’re most interested.

Contents
Names From Nature
Flower Names
Plant/Tree Names
Names From Virtues
Elemental Names
Air/Celestial/Sky Names
Earth Names
Fire/Light/Sun Names
Water Names
All the Others!

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Hippie Baby Names From Nature

Hippie Mother and Child in Meadow
Nature is where it all starts. It’s where we come from and it’s where we will return.

To honor the blessings that nature has bestowed on us all, you could choose a fitting hippie baby name from the first lot of names based on flowers, or the second of names from plants and trees.

Flowers may not be powerful or strong, but they are beautiful and life-giving. Without them, the world wouldn’t be as colorful – and plants wouldn’t get pollinated!

Our Favorite Flower Name

Favorite Name Trophy Goes to	Rosen

Rosen
German for Rose, it is a perfect unisex name for your beautiful bud. Watch out for thorns!

 

Unisex Flower Hippie Names

 

  • Aciano – of Spanish origin, meaning ‘the blue bottle flower’
  • Aster 
  • Blathma – ‘flower’ from Irish origins
  • Clem – derived from Clematis
  • Crisento – Spanish for ‘gold flower’
  • Fiorello – Italian meaning ‘little flower’
  • Florence – ‘flowering’ or ‘in bloom’ of Latin origin
  • Hawthorne
  • Indigo
  • Lotem – ‘bush of golden flowers’
  • Mallow
  • Ren – one of the Kanji variations is ‘flower’
  • Rosen  German for ‘rose’
  • Talasi – ‘cornflower’ from Native American origins

 

Girl Baby Flower Names

Baby Girl in Flowers
 

  • Aulora – ‘golden laurel blossom’
  • Azalea
  • Blossom
  • Calla – a lily, also means ‘beautiful’
  • Camellia
  • Dahlia
  • Daisy
  • Elodie – French and Greek origin meaning ‘marsh flower’
  • Fleur – French for ‘flower’
  • Freesia
  • Hana/Hanna – ‘happiness’ or ‘flower’
  • Heather
  • Hyacinth
  • Iris
  • Iya – dervied from Swahili, meaning ‘beautiful flower’
  • Jasmine
  • Kalina – ‘flower’ from Slavic origins
  • Lavender
  • Lily
  • Magnolia
  • Marigold
  • Petal
  • Petunia
  • Poppy 
  • Rosalie – ‘the flower of life’
  • Rosie 
  • Tansy – a plant of the daisy family
  • Tulip
  • Violet
  • Zara – Arabic origins meaning ‘blooming flower’

 

Boy Baby Flower Names

 

  • Aweinon – ‘moving flowers’
  • Bud 
  • Calix – a flower shaped structure
  • Florent – old French origin meaning ‘in flower’
  • Florian/Florien
  • Gilford – ‘ford with yelow flowers’
  • Hinata – ‘towards the sun’ like a sunflower
  • Jared – amongst other things it means ‘rose’
  • Rhodes – ‘where roses grow’ from Greek origin
  • Zahir – ‘blossoming, flourishing’ from Arabic origins

 
Now on to plants – the ever so diverse, life-giving flora of the world. There’s are some amazing hippie names hidden amongst the bushes.

And don’t forget the trees. Rooted, deep-drinking trees, the oldest of them representing wisdom and an encouragement to put down deep roots.

Our Favorite Plant Name

Favorite Hippie Names Trophy Goes to	Dara/Darra

Dara/Darra
Gaelic names meaning ‘oak tree.’ The perfect name for a solid and strongly-rooted human.

 

Unisex Baby Plant/Tree Names

 

  • Ash
  • Ashby – ‘ash tree home’
  • Aspen
  • Birch
  • Cedar
  • Coco
  • Cypress
  • Dara/Darra
  • Forrest
  • Greene – the color of the incredible chlorophyll
  • Hedley – ‘heathered meadow’
  • Henley – ‘high meadow’
  • Laurel
  • Leaf
  • Linden 
  • Oakley
  • Presley – ‘priest’s meadow,’ great for Elvis loving parents!
  • Ripley – ‘strip of clearing in the woods’
  • Saffron
  • Sage
  • Twig
  • Valli

 

Baby Girl Plant/Tree Names

 

  • Arden – ‘great forest’
  • Ayla – ‘oak tree’ in Hebrew
  • Cassia
  • Cherry
  • Clementine
  • Daphne – Greek for ‘bay tree’ or ‘laurel tree’
  • Eden
  • Ellery – ‘alder tree’
  • Fern
  • Gardenia
  • Ginger
  • Hailey – ‘hay meadow’
  • Hazel
  • Holly
  • Ilana – ‘tree’ from Hebrew origins
  • Ivy
  • Juniper
  • Kayla – ‘crown of laurel’ in Hebrew
  • Liana – ‘to twine around’ of French origin
  • Myrtle
  • Nala – fron Nahla, Sanskrit for ‘stem’ or ‘hollow reed’
  • Olive/Olivia
  • Pepper
  • Samara – the winged seeds that twirl like helicopter rotors
  • Willow
  • Zetta – ‘olive’ from Hebrew origins

 

Baby Boy Plant/Tree Names

 

  • Acton – ‘oak tree settlement’
  • Alder 
  • Arlo – ‘barberry tree’ from Spanish origins
  • Basil
  • Calyx – a flower shaped structure
  • Cane 
  • Carver – ‘one who carves wood’
  • Elm
  • Hollis – ‘the holly tree’
  • Huck/Huckleberry
  • Lennox – Scottish and Gaelic origin, meaning ‘with many elm trees’
  • Lucus – Latin menaing ‘forest, woodland, grove’
  • Oliver
  • Perry – fermented pear juice
  • Reed
  • Rowan
  • Sawyer – ‘wood cutter’
  • Silas – Latin origins meaning ‘wood’ or ‘of the forest’
  • Stefan – ‘crown’ or ‘wreath’ from Greek
  • Timber
  • Wesley – ‘the west field’
  • Wilford – ‘willow ford’

 

Virtuous Hippie Baby Names

Baby Blue Eyes on Wool
We all want to allow our children to grow in virtues, and do our best to model those virtues to them.

Perhaps there really is something to naming your child with the virtue you wish they will exhibit and put at the core of their lives.

Names that come from virtues are uncommon, and therefore perfect as hippie names, just choose wisely, and don’t rush. Have Patience.

Our Favorite Virtue Hippie Name

Favorite Name Trophy Goes to Maverick

Maverick
An independent man avoidant of conformity.

 

Unisex Virtue Names

 

  • Gratitude
  • Harmony
  • Haven
  • Honest
  • Honor
  • Karma
  • Levi – ‘united, joined, joined in harmony’
  • Noe – related to Noah, meaning ‘peaceful’
  • Patience
  • Peace
  • Peaceful
  • Promise
  • Pure
  • Quinn – Irish origin meaning ‘wise’ or ‘counsel’
  • Radiance
  • Rebel
  • Shiloh – Hebrew origin, meaning ‘tranquil’
  • Shine
  • Taten – ‘cheerful’
  • Teagan – ‘attractive, beautiful, perfect’
  • True – to themselves, and toward others
  • Virtue
  • Ziggy – ‘victorious protector,’ of German origin
  • Zuma – Arabic meaning ‘peace’

 

Hippie Girl Names From Virtues

 

  • Callista – ‘fairest’
  • Dakota – ‘friendly’
  • Dove – a symbol of peace
  • Erin – ‘peace’ from Gaelic origins
  • Evie – ‘life’
  • Grace
  • Gracious
  • Hillary – ‘cheerful, merry’ from the Latin hilarius
  • Hope
  • Joy
  • Juliette – ‘youthful’ from French origins
  • Kara – in Greece Kara means ‘pure’
  • Korina – ‘maiden’
  • Lola – lady of sorrows’
  • Mira – ‘peaceful’
  • Nava – ‘lovely’ from Hebrew origins
  • Nina – meaning ‘grace,’ ‘favor,’ and ‘pure’
  • Ryleigh – Irish for ‘brave’
  • Serena – from ‘serene’
  • Serenity
  • Shay – ‘admirable’
  • Uma ‘splendor or ranquility’ from Sanskrit
  • Vivianne – ‘lively’ frrom Latin origins
  • Zelda  – short for Griselda, meaning ‘strong woman’

 

Hippie Names for Baby Boys From Virtues

 

  • Ace – ‘unity’
  • Asher – ‘happy, blessed’ from Hebrew origins
  • Beau – ‘beautiful’
  • Bodhi – ‘the final enlightenment’
  • Cordian – ‘of the heart’
  • Corwin – Gaelic origin meaning ‘heart’s friend’
  • Coyote – associated with being ‘wily’
  • Dasher – ‘a charming man’
  • Declan – ‘full of goodness’
  • Emmett – ‘universal, powerful, or truth’ from Hebrew origins
  • Ezekiel – Hebrew meaning ‘God’s strength’
  • Ezra – Hebrew name meaning ‘help’
  • Felix – Latin origin meaning ‘lucky, fortunate’
  • Fritz – German origin meaning ‘peace ruler’
  • Jayden – Hebrew origin meaning ‘thankful’
  • Jonah – meaning ‘dove,’ a symbol of peace
  • Kit – ‘carrier of Christ’
  • Lev/Live – ‘lion; heart’
  • Lief – ‘gladly, willingly’
  • Maverick
  • Miles – ‘boastful soldier’
  • Nero – ‘powerful’ from Latin origins
  • Pax/Paxton – ‘peace’/’peace town’
  • Salem – derived from Arabic ‘salim’ meaning ‘safe, secure, perfect, complete’
  • Shepherd – a natural leader of the ‘sheep’
  • Tag – ‘handsome’ from Irish origins

 

Hippie Baby Names From the Elements

We’re going back to nature, but this time we’re going to break it down into the four basic elements, Air, Earth, Fire, and Water.

It may sound mystical to you when someone mentions the zodiac and the traits people have due to their sign, but if you take a moment to let that go, you may be surprised by how well they apply.

To not give preference to one element over any other we’re going alphabetically, starting with air!

Hippie Names Inspired by Air

Baby in Hat Crawling on Grass
Air is all-encompassing, surrounding us with its protective embrace.

The air signs from the zodiac are Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius – the holders of knowledge and virtue. People born under the air signs are often very intelligent and tend toward reason over emotion.

Fun-loving and philosophical. Did you know those two traits can go together? Well, they do, beautifully!

Here are the best air names for your baby Gemini, Libra, or Aquarius, which include the sky and celestial names.

Our Favorite Air Name

Favorite Hippie Names Trophy Goes to	Zephyr

Zephyr
A gentle breeze. From Zephyrus the God of the west wind.

 

Unisex Air Names for Babies

 

  • Alizeh – ‘the wind’ from Persian origins
  • Breeze
  • Echo
  • Esen – Turkish for ‘the wind’
  • Gale
  • Hawk
  • Kalani – Hawaiian for ‘the heavens, sky’
  • Liberty – free like the air!
  • Moon
  • Nova – the flare of a star
  • Robin/Robyn
  • Sky/Skye
  • Sparrow
  • Tempest – a violent storm
  • Wren – a small bird
  • Zephyr

 

Air Names for Baby Girls

 

  • Aria – Italian for ‘air’
  • Audra – in Latvian it means ‘storm’
  • Ayla – ‘circle of light around the sun or moon’
  • Celeste – ‘heavenly’
  • Clara – ‘clear,’ or ‘bright’
  • Lani – Hawaiian origin meaning ‘sky, heaven, heavenly’
  • Luna – ‘moon’ in Latin
  • Misty
  • Moonbeam
  • Nila – ‘blue’ in Sanskrit, like the sky
  • Rainbow
  • Selena – Greek for ‘moon’
  • Skylar
  • Stella – ‘star’ in Latin
  • Storm
  • Venus – the planet associated with womanly attributes

 

Air Names for Baby Boys

 

  • Aither – ‘spirit of the air’ in ancient Greek
  • Akash – from Sanskrit Akasha, it means ‘upper sky’
  • Anil – Sanskrit for ‘wind’
  • Boreas – ‘north wind’
  • Caelestis – ‘of the sky, heavenly’
  • Guthrie –’ Celtic for ‘a windy place’
  • Keanu – ‘the breeze’ from Hawaii
  • Keyne – Cornish meaning ‘man of the eastern sky’
  • Orion
  • Raiden – ‘thunder and lightening’ from Japanese origins
  • Sota – Japanese meaning ‘sudden, sound of the wind’
  • Thor 
  • Zeru – ‘sky’ from Basque origin
  • Zeus 

 

Names Inspired by Earth

Hippie Mother Boho Style on Sand
The Earth. It’s where we come from, where our food grows and, sadly, provides the minerals that humans exploit mercilessly.

Every small step in the fightback against society’s self-destructive agenda matters, including choosing names that will have an influence.

The earth signs of the zodiac are Capricorn, Taurus, and Virgo – possessors of ambition, responsibility, and stability. They are the bringers of harmony and rootedness to those around them.

In the counter-culture movement, Hippies are often drawn back to the earth – it’s a perfect place from which to get inspiration for hippie names.

Here are the best earth baby names around, for your new Capricorn, Taurus, or Virgo.

Our Favorite Earth Name

Favorite Name Trophy Goes to	Onyx

Onyx
A beautiful black, banded stone that vibrates protection, strength, focus, and willpower.

 

Unisex Earth Names for Babies

 

  • Brynn – Welsh for ‘hill’
  • Canyon
  • Cori – ‘dweller in or near a hollow’
  • Dusty
  • Everest
  • Harlow – ‘army hill’
  • Hartley – ‘stag meadow’
  • Jetta – ‘jet black’ after the precious stone Jet
  • Kendal – ‘royal valley’
  • Marley – ‘pleasant seaside meadow’
  • Onyx – a typically black stone giving protection, strength, and focus
  • Prairie – a wide-open grassland
  • Ramsey – ‘garlic island’ from Scottish origins
  • Stone
  • Vale – lives in the valley’
  • Zola – Italian meaning ‘lump of earth’

 

Earth Names for Baby Girls

 

  • Amber – stunning honey-yellow fossilized resin
  • Amethyst a purple stone bringing spiritual healing, calm and wisdom
  • Chloe – ‘fertility’ in Greek
  • Crystal
  • Ellery – ‘island with alder trees’
  • Embry – a flat-topped hill
  • Emerald – a green stone bringing spiritual awareness, protection, love, and wisdom
  • Feather
  • Gaia – the maternal personification of the Earth
  • Gem/Gemma – ‘precious stone’
  • Georgia – feminine for George, ’tiller of the soil’
  • Isla
  • Jade – green stone giving confidence, acceptance, and health
  • Lana – ‘world’ or ‘rock’
  • Meadow
  • Opal – precious stone meaning amplification, hope, and purity
  • Ostara – Goddess of spring
  • Peri – ‘mountain dweller’
  • Ruby – a red stone that represents nobility, purity, and passion
  • Savanah – ‘treeless plain’
  • Sienna – an earthy, borwn pigment used in painting
  • Sierra – Spanish for ‘mountain range’
  • Terra – ‘land’ or territory’
  • Tula – ‘mountain peak’

 

Earth Names for Boy Babies

 

  • Atlas
  • Berg – ‘mountain’ in Germanic languages
  • Brent – ‘high place’ or ‘from a steep hill’
  • Bryce – after Bryce Canyon
  • Clay
  • Cliff
  • Coal/Cole
  • Dean – ‘valley’
  • Denver – ‘green valley’ from English and French
  • George – ’tiller of the soil’
  • Heath – an area of wild land
  • Hutton – ridge’
  • Jasper – precious stone bringing tranquility and wholeness
  • Knox – Scottish origin meaning ’round-topped hill’
  • Lander
  • Logan – Gaelic for ‘little hollow’
  • Lyle – ‘the island’ from French origins
  • North – a guiding force from the earth’s core
  • Parker – ‘park keeper’
  • Ridge
  • Rock

 

Names Inspired by Fire

Sunlight Behind Pregnant Boho Woman
And now for the most exciting of the four elements, the fire babies! Fire warms, it lights, and…it burns!

The zodiac’s fire signs are Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius make for fiery people who make decisions instinctively, act spontaneously, and have a passionate zeal burning within them.

They are typically creative, inspired, and quite often very competitive.

Embrace the fire, and give your Aries, Leo, or Sagittarius baby a fire name! Naturally, these include names that are inspired by fire, sun, and light.

Our Favorite Fire Hippie Name

Favorite Name Trophy Goes to Nova

Nova
The incomprehensibly powerful flare of a star. As a bonus you get to say, “That was super, Nova.”

 

Unisex Fire Names for Babies

 

  • Baskara – ‘the sun’ from Indonesian origin
  • Blaise/Blaze
  • Iggy – ‘fiery one’
  • Inigo – ‘firey’ from Basque origins
  • Nova – a bright flare from a star
  • Oriane – ‘sunrise’
  • Rae/Ray/Rey
  • Seraphim – the highest in the angelic heirarchy, attributed with light, ardor, and purity
  • Solaris Latin for ‘of the sun’
  • Soleil – ‘sun’ in French
  • Sonny
  • Sorin – derived from Romanian, meaning ‘sun’
  • Uri – Hebrew origin meaning ‘my light, my flame’
  • Vesta – a short match

 

Fire Names for Girls

 

  • Alba – ‘dawn’ in Spanish and Italian
  • Aurelia – ‘the golden one’ from Latin origins
  • Aurora – after the auroras borealis and australis
  • Dawn
  • Elena – ‘sun ray’ or ‘shining light’ from Greek origin
  • Ellen – same as Elena
  • Ember
  • Enya – of Irish origin meaning ‘fire’
  • Goldie
  • Inara – Basque for ‘ray of light’
  • Kiara – light, clear, first ray of sun’
  • Oriana – ‘sunrise,’ of Latin origin
  • Phoebe – from Phoebus meaning ‘bright, shining’
  • Zia – ‘light’ from Arabic origins
  • Zina – of Greek origin meaning ‘shining’
  • Zora ‘dawn’ from Slavic origins

 

Fire Names for Boys

 

  • Abner Hebrew origin meaning ‘father of light’
  • Agni – Sanksrit for ‘fire’
  • Aiden – ‘little fire’ with roots in Irish mythology
  • Altan – ‘Red dawn’
  • Amun – Amun-Re is a form of the Egyptian sun God
  • Anatole/Anatoly – Russian for ‘sunrise’
  • Apollo – Greek god of sunlight, music, poetry and prophecy
  • Branton – Gaelic origin menaing ‘sword’ or ‘fire town’
  • Brenton – derived from ‘bryne’ meaning ‘fire, flame’
  • Cyrus – Persian for ‘sun’
  • Flint – a stone that sparks on being struck
  • Helios – ‘sun’ in Greek
  • Ignacio – ‘fiery one’ from Latin origins
  • Ishaan – Hindi origin meaning ‘the sun’

 

Hippie Names Inspired by Water

Hippie Mother and Baby on Beach
Moving on to the water folk, the thoughtful and observant creative masters. Without water, no carbon-based life forms could exist on this planet.

We’re very lucky to have water on this big ol’ rock, even in the air that we breathe!

The zodiac signs of Pisces, Cancer, and Scorpio make up the water signs. People born under these signs can be mysterious, seek inclusion, and will feel their emotions intensely.

To complete the cycle of the four elements, here are the best hippie names inspired by all things water.

Our Favorite Water Name

Favorite Hippie Names Trophy Goes to Cloud

Cloud
While this great unisex name may not seem powerful, it sure is! Don’t forget where lightning and thunder come from!

 

Unisex Water Names

 

  • Brook/Brooke
  • Cloud
  • Cove
  • Hurley – ‘sea tide’ from Irish and Gaelic origins
  • Kai/Kaia – Hawaiian origin meaning ‘sea’
  • Lake
  • Ocean/Oceane
  • Rain/Raine/Rainn/Rayne
  • River
  • Zale – Greek origin, meaning ‘sea-strength’

 

Water Names for Girls

 

  • Cora/Coral
  • Indra – ‘possesses rain’ from Hindi and Sanskrit origins
  • Jenna – ‘white wave,’ of Welsh origin
  • Mara – Hebrew origin meaning ‘of the sea’
  • Marin – ‘of the sea’ from Latin origins
  • Maya – ‘water’ in some cultures, ‘illusion’ from Sanskrit
  • Mira ‘ocean, sea’ in Sanskrit
  • Muriel – derived from Celtic meaning ‘sea, bright’
  • Reva – of Hindi origin meaning ‘rain’
  • Vienna – a Latin name meaning ‘forest stream’

 

Water Names for Boys

 

  • Calder – ‘violent water’ from Wlesh
  • Dhillon/Dillon/Dylan – ‘son of the sea’
  • Moses – Hebrew origin, meaning ‘to pull out (of water)’
  • Nile
  • Rivo – a Latin name meaning ‘stream’
  • Trent – a dweller of the River Trent’s bank
  • Usher – Latin origin, menaing ‘river mouth’
  • Wade

 

All the Others!

 
Here are more hippie names that didn’t fit into any of the categories above but are still so boho that they had to be included! Amongst these are names related to animals.

Unisex

  • Alchemy/Alchamy – making something extraordinary out of the ordinary
  • Arrow
  • August
  • Dharma – a universal truth
  • Dream
  • Harper – ‘one who plays the harp’
  • Indio – indigenous American or some east Asian areas
  • Monet – ‘to be heard’ (or seen, like the famous artist!)
  • Nirvana – trancending suffering
  • Phoenix
  • Piper – ‘a person who plays a pipe’
  • Quest

 

Girls

 

  • Alaric – ‘noble ruler’
  • Autumn
  • Avery – ‘ruler of elves’
  • Ella – ‘fairy maiden’
  • Fauna – animals of a particular region
  • Faye – ‘fairy’
  • Pippa – ‘lover of horses’
  • Summer
  • Tia – ‘happiness’
  • Tianna – ‘mysterious,’ from Tatiana
  • Timbre – the character and quality of a musical instrument’s sound
  • Ursula – ‘little she-bear’

 

Boys

 

  • Bear
  • Bowie – ‘yellow’ or ‘fair-haired’
  • Conall – ‘strong wolf’
  • Drake – ‘male duck’ or ‘dragon’
  • Finch
  • Joaquin – ‘lifted by Yahweh’
  • Jonas – ‘dove’
  • Krishna – from the Hindu God, it means ‘dark blue’ or ‘the all-attractive’
  • Milo – ‘dear,’ ‘miles,’ ‘beloved,’ ‘soldier,’ or ‘yew-flower’
  • Orson – ‘bear’
  • Ronan/Ronin – ‘little seal’/’samurai without a master’
  • Tanner – ‘one who works with leather’
  • Twain –achaic term to ‘two’
  • Wolf/Wolfe

 

That’s All Folks

Thank you for allowing us to travel with you for this brief period on your naming journey.

We hope that you enjoyed our list of over 450 hippie names, and if you didn’t find the one, at least found some inspiration on the way.

Would you let us know which name you chose in the end? You can comment below, or mention any cool names that are boho enough to make this list!

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David is the pet lover behind My Pet's Name. He is a member of the Dog Writers Association of America, holds two degrees and has studied Applied Animal Behavior and Welfare. As well as writing, David has helped over 50,000 people choose the best name for their pet.

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