Green-hued Baby Names: Names For Green Lovers

Green is mostly associated with springtime, growth and nature, because it is the color of growing grass and leaves. Green is also the traditional color of safety and permission; a green light means go ahead, a green card permits permanent residence in the United States. If you like green color, why not naming your newborn baby after something associated with green? Green is common in nature, especially in plants. Many shades of green have been named after plants or are related to plants. Varieties of the color green may differ in hue, chroma or lightness, or in two or three of these qualities.

Acacia: A genus of shrubs and trees belonging to the subfamily Mimosoideae.

Artichoke: A color that is a representation of the color of a raw fresh uncooked artichoke.
Asparagus: A tone of green that is named after the vegetable.
Aspen: A common name for certain tree species.
Avocado: A color that is a representation of the color of the outer surface of an avocado.
Beryl: A green-hued gemstone associated with good luck.
Brunswick: A common name for green pigments made from copper compounds.
Castleton: One of the two official colors of Castleton State College in Vermont.
Cedar: The common name for Cedar wood, used for several different trees that grow in different parts of the world.
Celadon: A pale greyish shade of green.
Chloe: Comes from Greek origin, meaning "green shoot."
Clover: A four-leaf clover is known to give you luck.
Cypress: Any of several evergreen coniferous trees.
Dartmouth: The official color of Dartmouth College.
Denver: An English name meaning "green valley."
Eden: Biblical "garden of God" described in the Book of Genesis.
Emerald: A tone of green that is particularly light and bright, with a faint bluish cast.
Esmeralda: A Spanish name meaning emerald, the green gemstone.
Feldgrau: The color of the field uniform of the German Army from late 1907 until 1945.
Fern: An English botanical named after the shade-loving plant.
Forest: Meaning "woods" or "woodsman" in French.
Greenlee: An English name meaning "from the green field."
Harlequin: A color described as being located between green and yellow.
Hazel: The eye color of green and brown melding together.
Heather: A flowering evergreen plant.
Holly: Evergreen and deciduous trees, shrubs, and climbers.
Hunter: A deep green color.
Islamic: The shade of green used in the Flag of the Organization of the Islamic Conference.
Ivy: A climbing green plant making buildings and arbors that much more beautiful.
Jade: The green birthstone of babies born in March.
Jaida: Another form of the baby name Jade, is also stemming from the green gemstone.
Jungle: The land covered with dense vegetation.
Kale: A vegetable with green or purple leaves.
Kelly: The color of the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps.

Laurel: A medium light hue of greenish gray similar to Asparagus, but lighter.
Lime: A green citrus fruit, is also a color between yellow and green.
Linden: One of three English names for the tree genus Tilia.
Malachite: A color that is a representation of the color of the mineral malachite.
Mantis: A color that is a representation of the color of a praying mantis.
Meadow: A field habitat vegetated by primarily grass and other non-woody plants.
Midori: A Japanese baby name meaning "green."
Mint: A pale tint of green that resembles the color of mint green pigment.
Moss: A tone of green that resembles moss.
Myrtle: A color which is a representation of the color of the leaves of the Myrtle plant.
Neon: A bright tone of green used in psychedelic art and in fashion.
Oak: A tree or shrub in the genus Quercus.
Olive: A species of small tree in the family Oleaceae, is also another shade of green.
Oran: A Celtic baby name, meaning "little green one."
Paris: A color that ranges from pale and vivid blue green to deeper true green, is also the capital of France.
Persian: A color used in pottery and Persian carpets in Iran.
Pine: A rich shade of spring green that resembles the color of pine trees.
Rifle: The official uniform color of the Canadian Forces.
Rowan: Shrubs or trees in genus Sorbus of family Rosaceae.
Sage: An herbal green plant known for its healing powers.
Sap: A green pigment that was traditionally made of ripe buckthorn berries.
Sea: What is the color of sea?
Shamrock: A tone of green that represents the color of shamrocks, a symbol of Ireland.
Spring: Everything turns green when the spring is coming.
Tale: A narrative that relates the details of some real or imaginary event, incident, or case. It also means green.
Tea: A light shade of green, it is a representation of the color of brewed green tea.
Teal: A dark cyan color that is a representation of the color of the neck coloring of a duck called the common teal.
Turquoise: An opaque, blue-to-green mineral.
Vardon: French for "green hill is home."
Vermont: Green mountain.
Vert: Vegetation bearing green leaves in a forest.
Viridian: A long-lasting, bluish-green pigment.
Willow: Tree with narrow, lance-shaped leaves.

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