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The Best Baby Names Based on Your Little One’s Zodiac Sign

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Graphics by: Anna Wissler
Graphics by: Anna Wissler

Although choosing a name for your baby is supposed to be a fun part of pregnancy and awaiting parenthood, there sure can be a lot of pressure to pick the “perfect” one. It feels as though there’s already a million different places to pull baby name inspiration from, but we happened to think of one more that you might be missing: your baby’s zodiac sign!

If you’re the type of person who regularly checks your horoscope, immediately asks new people what their sign is, or blames any minor inconvenience on a planet being in retrograde, we’ve gathered a list of adorable boy, girl, and gender-neutral baby names that honor the traits and characteristics of all 12 zodiac signs. Read on to check out the perfect monikers for your little one on the way.

Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)

An Aquarius is usually the type of person that’s very open-minded, a deep thinker, an incredible friend and listener, and someone who will give you some of the best advice around. Here are some adorable names that capture these admirable air sign traits:


To manifest a go-to advice giver, bestow your little one this Latin name meaning “all knowing.”


With Hebrew and Greek origins meaning “to hear”or “listener,” this is a perfect title for your little Aquarius.


An open-minded and helpful Aquarius would do well with this Greek title meaning “aid” or “helper.”


Meaning “wisdom,” a little one of this Greek name is sure to be great at giving advice.


Of Latin origin, this name meaning “wise” could not be a better fit. Plus, we love that it’s a bit uncommon and edgy.

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

These water signs are widely-known to be dreamers who are also very compassionate, gentle, and caring, so here are a handful options that really showcase their empathetic nature: 


Of Anglo-Saxon origin, Fern holds the meaning of “the wing of comfort.”


Perfect for a little water sign, Dylan is of Welsh origin and means “born from the sea.”


For a gentle Pisces, give your little one this name of Latin origin meaning “quietness” or “calm.”


A caring Pisces makes the perfect fit for this Old English moniker meaning “peacemaking.”


A unique Gaelic option, this lovely title means “dream.”

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Aries (March 21 – April 19)

If your baby is anything like this fiery zodiac sign predicts, they’ll be a bold and brave leader who is always up for not only a challenge, but also an adventure. Here are some good fits that will perfectly capture their little courageous spirit:


It’s no wonder this adorable name has made it into the top 10 of baby names last year. With Irish origins, it means “strong-willed warrior.”


A strong, masculine title of Latin origin meaning “strong leader.”


A gentle nod to the sign’s birth month.


This old-fashioned title is as lovely as it it strong. Of German origin, it holds the meaning of “brave as a bear.”


Fit for a courageous Aries, this Irish title means “valiant.”

Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

As the sign of the bull, Taurus signs have earned the reputation of being quite strong-minded, but also proudly hold the title of being trustworthy, honorable, and loyal. So, it’s only right to have a name that will match your baby’s naturally righteous character: 


An edgy and unique option that perfectly captures the Taurus spirit, this Hebrew name means “courage” or “strong.”


British origin meaning “western meadow,” as an ode to the Earth sign.


An honorable title to be sure, of Irish origin meaning “high” or “noble.”


Perfectly capturing the dichotomy that a Taurus, this Latin name means “gentle strength.”


Of Latin origin meaning “reliable” or “beloved,” this is a wonderful short and sweet option to consider.

Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

Although Geminis have their fair share of stereotypes, their friendliness, sociability, and ability to make anyone feel welcomed does not get the recognition it deserves. So, make these lovely traits of theirs known with these super cute baby name options:


With a gesture towards the sign’s birth month, this name is just one example of a double-barrel name, as Gemini is represented by the twins—any two names put together are perfect!


Who’s more friendly and social than your closest pal? Of American origin, this name means “friend.”


A great friend to lean on in times of needs, Alfie is of Old English origin and means “counsel.”


A name to signify the air sign, as well as represent the openness Geminis show to others.


Of British origin meaning “old friend,” this name is as sweet as it is charming.

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Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

Cancer babies are known for loving to spend time with their family and friends, and they become very attached to the people that they’re with most often (in a good way!). They are also very in touch with their emotions and look at each day as a fresh start. Those born under this water sign tend to keep their guard up and don’t like to be pushed out of their comfort zone. You’ll want names that create a safe-haven for them, like these: 


Always seeking comfort, this English-American name all but defines a Cancer with the meaning of “homebody.”


Latin origin of “moon,” aka cancer’s ruling planet.


A German name meaning “home-lover” is a great go-to for your little water sign.


A Cancer’s great affection for their loved ones ensure they’ll always look after those closest to them. That’s why this Old English name meaning “guardian” is a great consideration.


This strong but light Nordic title holds the meaning of “noble woman.”

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

While all babies have the most adorable grins, one of a Leo’s signature characteristic is their cheeky smile. Their outgoing attitude and drive to do their best makes them go on to be natural trailblazers who will light up the world as they go. Here are some names that really highlight what makes Leos extra special:


For your little lion, consider this Gaelic name meaning “little fire.”


Fit for a fire sign is this Spanish title meaning “sun.”


German and Arabic origins meaning “strong-willed” and perfect for a headstrong Leo.


Since your little one be a “shining light” in your life, consider giving her this Greek title.


For a little one who will bring so much like to the world, opt for this Hebrew name meaning “sun child.”

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

Virgos are said to appreciate a good routine and have a very detail-oriented mindset, making them an all-around great worker and opportunist always willing to share their good habits and knowledge with others. These names are sure to keep this in mind:


Never afraid to think outside of the box, a German name meaning “industrious” may be a great fit for a little Virgo.


Because your newborn will be the “queen” of your world, give her this regal Latin title.


Fit for a hard worker in the making, this jovial French name means “he who serves.”


Virgos are always willing to lend a help hand, making this Hebrew name meaning “help” all too fitting.


Strong and edgy, this German name holds the meaning of “thinker.”

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Libra (September 23 – October 22)

Libras are incredibly likable and are seamlessly able to keep the peace with whoever they meet, wherever they go. With fair-minded and kind personalities from the get-go, here are some names related to these traits:


The perfect blend of “generosity” and “charm,” Grace was made to be a Libra.


Old-fashioned and sweet, this Latin name means “lovable.”


Of Irish origin and meaning “lover,” this name couldn’t be sweeter.


Always seeking peace, gift your Libra this Greek title meaning “healer” and “tranquil.”


Or, for something a little more unique but just as serene, consider this Latin name meaning “peace.”

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

A Scorpio likes to take things seriously by putting their mind to any task at hand and doing their absolute best, and this can-do attitude becomes contagious to everyone around them. Here are some names that really show their admirable ways:


Greek origin meaning “strong,” Andrea will make a well-rounded leader as a Scorpio.


Another honorable title, this Old English title means “strength” and “nobility.”


Gaelic origin meaning “the challenger.”


Scorpios never let anything stand in their way, that’s why this Latin name that means “prevailing” is a perfect fit.


As unique as it is cool, consider this English Norman name meaning “hardy and strong.”

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

Get ready to buckle up, because your little one is going to be one huge, bursting ball of pure energy. Sagittarius signs are known for their love of discovering new things and exploring, so here are just a handful of names to reflect those outgoing spirits:


An ode to one of the Sagittarius’ birthstone, Turquoise.


One of our favorite Irish titles that’s extra fitting for a Sagittarius means “the fiery one.”


Just like a little Sagittarius will light a fire in your heart, consider giving them this edgy Latin name meaning “flame.”


This old-school baby name will never go out of style, just like the “shining light” of your little one with this German and French name.


Always ready to set sale and explore, you’re little Beatrix will be a little “voyager” from the get-go.

Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)

Capricorns refuse to rest until they achieve the goals they’ve set for themselves, and are very much natural-born leaders who show determination, power, and strength. Some of the best names for this sign exemplify those admirable qualities:


Of Welsh origin, this sweet name means “blessed.”


Always the determined spirit, the Latin name meaning “victory” was made for a Capricorn.


Exuding power and strength is this Hebrew title meaning “solid” and “firm.”


As charming as it is strong, this German name means “universal” and “powerful.”


Short for the adorable Evander, this Hebrew name holds the meaning of “rock” and is fit for a determined Capricorn.

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