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Top “Green” Baby Names for Earth Day

BabyNames.com announces the top “Green” baby names for Earth Day.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2008 — The recent trend of “going green” is even extending to baby names. The popular parenting website BabyNames.com compiled this list of top “green” names for Earth Day, 2008:

River,Avani,Saffron,Jade, Storm, Ivy,Autumn, Aurora, Skye, Sage,Summer,Violet, Hazel,Amber,Savannah,Laurel,Sapphire, Rose, Lilah

These names are compiled from the favorite name lists of over 300,000 website members.

BabyNames.com founder Jennifer Moss says, “Parents are more likely to give nature names to baby girls rather than baby boys. We believe it’s because the earth, itself, is identified with the female gender: for example Mother earth, Mother nature, flowers, fruit. The earth is a fruit-bearing, living organism, constantly producing new life — just like the human female. The more masculine names associated with nature are names with power, like Storm and River.”

Even celebrities are jumping on the “green baby name” craze. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow chose the most famous green name, Apple, two years ago for her daughter. And more recently, Nicole Richie and Joel Madden used Winter as a middle name for their daughter, Harlow.

“With the recent trend of earth awareness and conservation, we expect many more green names to top the charts this year,” says Moss.

About BabyNames.com

BabyNames.com is owned and operated by sisters Jennifer Moss, Mallory Moss Rustin, Kate Moss Glinsmann, Sue Moss and their mother, Peggy Moss. The site receives over 1.5 million visitors a month and provides a database of over 10,000 names and meanings.

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