Southern baby names are charming and timeless and will never go out of style. Whether you’re from the south or are smitten by a southern accent these names will bring to mind hospitality, juleps, and the smell of magnolias. Our list of southern names for girls & boys are as American sounding as apple pie with just the right amount of tradition and twang.

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Southern Baby Names for Girls 

 

1. ABILENE

“Grass meadow”

 

2. ADA

“Adornment”

 

3. AZALEA

Flower name

 

4. CAROLINE

“Freeman”

 

5. CHANTILLY

“Place name”

 

6. CONSTANCE

“Constant”

 

7. CORDELIA

“Jewel of the sea”

 

8. DAISY

Flower name

 

9. DELLA

“Noble”
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10. DIXIE

“Tenth”

 

11. FRANCES

“From France” 

 

12. GEORGIA

“Farmer” 

 

13. HAZEL

English tree and color name

 

14. IRIS

“Rainbow”

 

15. JOLENE

Invented name

 

16. LACEY

“From Lassy”

 

17. LORETTA

“Laurel”

 

18. MACY

“Hill”

 

19. MAGNOLIA

“Flower name”

 

20. NELLIE

“Shining light”

 

21. ODETTE

“Wealthy”

 

22. PRISCILLA

“Ancient”

 

23. SAVANNAH

“Treeless plain”

 

24. SCARLETT

“Red”

 

25. VIRGINIA

“Maiden”

 

 

Southern Baby Names for Boys

 

 

26. ARLINGTON

English place name

 

27. BEAU

“Handsome”

 

28. BROOKS

“Stream”

 

29. CARSON

“Carr’s son”

 

30. DAVIS

“Beloved”

 

31. DAWSON

“David’s son”

 

32. ELI

“Ascended”

 

33. EMMETT

“Universal”

 

34. HOLLAND

Dutch place name

 

35. JACKSON

“Son of Jack”

 

36. KNOX

“Small hill”

 

37. LANDRY

“Land ruler”

 

38. MERCER

“Merchant”

 

39.  NOLAN

“Champion”

 

40. PARKER

“Park keeper”

 

41. PRESLEY

“Priest’s meadow”

 

42. QUAID

Irish surname

 

43. REED

“Red-haired”

 

44. RYLAND

“Island meadow”

 

45. SAWYER

“Woodcutter”

 

46. SILAS

“Of the forest”

 

47. STERLING

“Pure”

 

48. TEMPLE

English occupational name

 

49. TRAVIS

“Crossroads”

 

50. WELLS

“Spring”

 

 

We hope you loved these charming and timeless southern baby names for girls and boys. What are your favorite southern names, we’d love to hear in the comments below!