Top 100 Best Beautiful Nature Last Names

Rajnandini Roychoudhury
Feb 29, 2024 By Rajnandini Roychoudhury
Originally Published on Nov 01, 2020
Edited by Harriet Sambrook
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When creating a character, naming them appropriately is one of the most important decisions.

A name should have a meaning that reflects your character's personality. Nature names are rare, meaningful, and a growing trend.

Names should reflect the personality and be a suitable choice for your character. Turning to nature for inspiration can be a fantastic decision, as it has many positive connotations of calmness and tranquillity. Keeping this in mind, we have collected numerous last names inspired by nature which we hope can assist your search for the perfect surname for your character.

For more naming ideas from related to the world around us take a look at these nature inspired names meaning earth or these earthy boy names.

Popular Nature Last Names

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Naming your character based on popular names inspired by nature is a fantastic idea. Why not look at some of our favorites nature surnames below.

1. Abilene (Hebrew origin) meaning "meadow". This name is associated with a city in Taylor and Jones countries in Texas, United States.

2. Abungu (African origin) meaning "of the forest".

3. Ainsley (Anglo-Saxon origin) meaning "wood clear".

4. Aurelius (Latin origin) meaning "the golden one".

5. Brin (French origin) meaning "like a hill". This name is associated with American computer scientist Sergey Brin who co-founded, Google.

6. Brooklyn (American origin) meaning "lake".

7. Celia (Latin origin) meaning "someone who is heavenly". A major protagonist in Shakespeare's comedy, 'As You Like It'.

8. Chrysanthe (Greek origin) meaning "flower of gold" or "marigold".

9. Clarence (Latin origin) meaning "bright".

10. Deniz (Turkish origin) meaning "sea".

11. Denver (American origin) meaning "one who belongs to the green valley".

12. Electra (Greek origin) meaning "light" It is a good nature-inspired name that is feminine and regal.

13. Fleur (French origin) meaning "flower". This name is famous for an English singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, radio presenter, and fitness model.

14. Idoya (Spanish origin) meaning "a pond".

15. Iris (Greek origin) meaning "beautiful rainbow colors". This name is associated with Greek mythology, the personification of the rainbow and the messenger of the god.

16. Irmak (Turkish origin) meaning "river".

17. Orion (Greek origin) meaning "rising in the sky". This name is famous for one of the brightest and best-known constellations in the night sky.

18. Pule (Sesotho origin) meaning "rain, waterfall". This last name belongs to the Bemba Tribe found in regions of Zambia, Congo, and Zimbabwe.

19. Sampson (Hebrew origin) meaning "sun".

20. Soleil (French origin) meaning "sun".

Unique Nature Last Names

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A unique family name will make your character more memorable. Below we have listed some beautiful and unique nature inspired nature names.

21. Aiden (Gaelic origin) meaning "little fire".

22. Alizeh (Persian origin) meaning "wind".

23. Amarkeeri (Indian origin) meaning "eternal fire".

24.Elenore (German origin) meaning "bright". It is a frilly and feminine name that has a royal ring to it.

25. Guthrie (Gaelic origin) meaning "free wind". Thomas Guthrie was a famous Scottish preacher and philanthropist of the nineteenth century.

26. Hadassah (Hebrew origin) meaning "myrtle tree".

27. Lebone (Sesotho origin) meaning "light".

28. Maletshatsi (Sesotho origin) meaning "sunshine".

29. Misty (English origin) meaning "foggy morning air".

30. Naledi (Sesotho origin) meaning "star".

31. Reva (Hebrew, Hindi origin) meaning "rain, river".

32. Savannah (Spanish origin), meaning "tropical green grassland".

33. Scirocco (Italian, Arabic origin) meaning "warm wind".

34. Skye (English origin) meaning "cloud". This last name can be linked with the American actress, Azura Skye. The American-British singer, Ione Skye also shares this last name.

35. Stella (Latin origin) meaning "star".

36. Talia (Dew origin) meaning "dew of heaven".

37. Tlali (Sesotho origin) meaning "lightning".

38. Vale (Latin origin) meaning "valley".

39. Varisha (Indian origin) meaning "monsoon".

40. Xavier (Arabic origin) meaning "bright".

Fantastic Nature-Inspired Last Names

Baby-names inspired by nature's many elements are beautiful and attractive. Here is a list of such nature-inspired popular name which can be a great choice for your character or your children.

41. Abelia (Hebrew origin) meaning "sigh, breath".

42. Aboli (Indian origin) meaning "name of a flower".

43. Acacia (Greek origin) meaning "a name of a Greek flower".

44. Acantha (Greek origin) meaning "thorn, prickle". In Greek Mythology, it is believed that Acantha was a nymph who was transformed into the Acanthus flower.

45. Acer (Latin origin) meaning "maple tree".

46. Arya (Sanskrit origin) meaning "noble and honorable".

47. Ava (Latin origin) meaning "life, bird, water, island".

48. Calla (Greek origin) meaning "beautiful".

49. Ellora (Latin origin) meaning "God is my light". This name is famous for Indians, Buddhists, and Jains cave temples build during the sixth and ninth centuries. 

50. Emma (Latin origin) meaning "whole universe". This is a top name among girls due to its popularity and connections with British actress, Emma Watson.

51. Helena (American origin) meaning "bright light". This name can be linked with the Roman Empress, Helena, who was also popularly known as Saint Helena. She was the mother of Emperor Constantine the Great.

52. Jupiter (Latin origin) meaning "father Zeus". This name is famous because this the largest planet in the solar system. It was also named after the king of the gods in Roman mythology.

53. Talia (Hebrew origin) meaning "dew from heaven". Talia al Ghul is the name of a character from the famous 'Batman' series.

54. Yami (Indian origin) meaning "a twinkling star". This name is famous because this is the name of the first woman from the twin sister of Yama.

55. Zorana (Hungary origin)meaning "new beginning".

Attractive Nature-Inspired Last Names

If you are someone who loves nature and wants to reflect this through your writing, why not give your character an attractive nature-inspired name. Below are some of our favorites.

56. Ace (Latin origin) meaning "one, unity".

57. Aidan (Gaelic origin) meaning "little fire".

58. Assana (Irish origin) meaning "waterfall".

59. Atlas (Greek origin) meaning "titan who was the bearer of the heavens".

60. Azar (Persian origin) meaning "scarlet, fire". While it is a common last name, it is also often used as a female first name.

61. Callahan (Irish origin) meaning "bright headed".

62. Darya (Iranian origin) meaning "the sea".

63. Haruki (Japanese origin) meaning "spring". This name is linked to the popular Japanese author, Haruki Murakami.

64. Ila (Indian origin) meaning "mother Earth".

65. Joash (Hebrew origin) meaning "fire of Yahweh".

66. Nouvel (Arabic origin) meaning "light".

67.  Nova (Latin origin) meaning "light".

68. Tulsi (Indian origin), meaning "it is a kind of medicinal shrub". This name is famous for a senior advocate in the Supreme Court Of India K.T.S. Tulsi.

Names Related To Flowers

Names inspired by flowers are serene and beautiful and can denote a calm personality. Here are some beautiful flower names.

69. Azalea (English origin) meaning "a flower name".

70. Dahlia (Sesotho origin) meaning "name of a flower".

71. Daisy (Sesotho origin) meaning "name of a flower".

72. Erica (Latin origin) meaning "heather". Specifically winter and spring heather.

73. Jasmine (Persian origin) meaning "gift from God" or "flower". This name is also associated with one of the most popular Disney Princesses, Jasmine from Disney's 1992 film, 'Aladdin'.

74.  Lavender (English origin) meaning "name of a plant".

75. Leilani (Hawaii origin) meaning "name of a heavenly flower". An alternative meaning would be "royal child" or "majesty" which brings a very elegant and royal ring to this last name.

76. Lilly (English origin) meaning "name of a flower". A notable namesake would be the Canadian actress, Evangeline Lilly, who played the role of Kate Austen in the popular TV series, 'Lost'.

77. Lotus (Zulu origin) meaning "name of a flower".

78. Marguerite (French origin) meaning "name of a flower".

79. Midori (Japanese origin) meaning "green grass".

80. Primrose (English origin) meaning "the first rose".

81. Rose (Sesotho origin) meaning "name of a flower".

82. Shuili (Indian origin) meaning "name of a flower".

Popular Earthy Last Names

Earth names related to earth, stone, or the ground are unusual and interesting. Here is a list of popular earthy surnames.

83. Alder (German origin) meaning "eagle".

84. Aurora (Latin origin) meaning "dawn".

85. Brent (English origin) meaning "hills".

86. Cashel (Irish origin) meaning "castle, stone fort".

87. Clay (English origin) meaning "clay is smooth oil".

88. Cypress (Greek origin) meaning "came from the word cypress tree". It is a wonderful tree-related name.

89. Demeter (Greek origin) meaning "Earth mother". The Greek Goddess of Harvest.

90. Dionne (Greek origin) meaning "child if heaven and earth".

91. Ferris (Irish origin) meaning "rock".

92. Fiore (Italian origin) meaning "flower blossom".

93. Gardener (Latin/Anglo-Saxon origin) meaning "keeper of the garden". This name came from the ancient Anglo –Saxon culture of Britain.

94. Geo (Greek origin) meaning "earth".

95. Glenn (Gleana origin) meaning "valley". A common surname in Anglo-Saxon communities.

96. Hammon (English origin) meaning "mountain home".

97. Lance (German origin) meaning "land". This last name can be linked with the fictional 'DC' character, Laurel Lance, whose alter ego is the heroine, 'Black Canary'.

98. Lucy (English origin) meaning "light". This is one of the top names in California as it is related to Lucy Liu, a famous actress in the United States.

99. Neo (Latin origin) meaning "new".

100. Oren (Irish origin) meaning "pine tree, a coniferous tree".

Kidadl has lots of great baby names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for nature last names then why not take a look at names that mean wind, sky and air, or for something different take a look at these names that mean sun.

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Written by Rajnandini Roychoudhury

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English, Master of Arts specializing in English

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Rajnandini RoychoudhuryBachelor of Arts specializing in English, Master of Arts specializing in English

With a Master of Arts in English, Rajnandini has pursued her passion for the arts and has become an experienced content writer. She has worked with companies such as Writer's Zone and has had her writing skills recognized by publications such as The Telegraph. Rajnandini is also trilingual and enjoys various hobbies such as music, movies, travel, philanthropy, writing her blog, and reading classic British literature. 

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