50 Southern Baby Names That Are Charming and Timeless

Charming and Timeless Southern Baby Names

50 Southern Baby Names That Are Charming and Timeless

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

English from Hebrew
Meaning: “Grass meadow”

 

2. ADA

Hebrew
Meaning: “Adornment”
Popularity in 2017: #321

 

3. AZALEA

Flower name
Popularity in 2017: #518

 

4. CAROLINE

French
Meaning: “Freeman”
Popularity in 2017: #55

 

5. CHANTILLY

French
Meaning: “Place name”

 

6. CONSTANCE

English from Latin
Meaning: “Constant”

 

7. CORDELIA

Celtic
Meaning: “Jewel of the sea”

 

8. DAISY

Flower name
Popularity in 2017: #170

 

9. DELLA

English from German
Meaning: “Noble”
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10. DIXIE

French
Meaning: “Tenth”

 

11. FRANCES

Latin
Meaning: “From France” feminine of Francis
Popularity in 2017: #438

 

12. GEORGIA

English from Greek
Meaning: “Farmer” feminine of George
Popularity in 2017: #242

 

13. HAZEL

English tree and color name
Popularity in 2017: #43

 

14. IRIS

Greek
Meaning: “Rainbow”
Popularity in 2017: #149

 

15. JOLENE

Invented name
Popularity in 2017: #456

 

16. LACEY

English
Meaning: “From Lassy”
Popularity in 2017: #596

 

17. LORETTA

English from Italian
Meaning: “Laurel”

 

18. MACY

English
Meaning: “Hill”
Popularity in 2017: #545

 

19. MAGNOLIA

Latin
Meaning: “Flower name”
Popularity in 2017: #384

 

20. NELLIE

Nickname for Eleanor
Meaning: “Shining light”

 

21. ODETTE

French from German
Meaning: ” Wealthy”

 

22. PRISCILLA

English from Latin
Meaning: “Ancient”
Popularity in 2017: #527

 

23. SAVANNAH

Spanish
Meaning: “Treeless plain”
Popularity in 2017: #38

 

24. SCARLETT

English
Meaning: “Red”
Popularity in 2017: #18

 

25. VIRGINIA

Latin
Meaning: “Maiden”
Popularity in 2017: #514

 

 

Southern Baby Names for Boys

 

26. ARLINGTON

English place name

 

27. BEAU

French
Meaning: “Handsome”
Popularity in 2017: #156

 

28. BROOKS

English
Meaning: “Stream”
Popularity in 2017: #20

 

29. CARSON

Scottish
Meaning: “Carr’s son”
Popularity in 2017: #83

 

30. DAVIS

English surname
Meaning: “Beloved”
Popularity in 2017: #492

 

31. DAWSON

English
Meaning: “David’s son”
Popularity in 2017: #196

 

32. ELI

Hebrew
Meaning: “Ascended
Popularity in 2017: #54

 

33. EMMETT

German
Meaning: “Universal”
Popularity in 2017: #125

 

34. HOLLAND

Dutch place name
Popularity in 2017: #953

 

35. JACKSON

English
Meaning: “Son of Jack”
Popularity in 2017: #20

 

36. KNOX

Scottish
Meaning: “Small hill”
Popularity in 2017: #232

 

37. LANDRY

French
Meaning: “Land ruler”
Popularity in 2017: #848

 

38. MERCER

English from French
Meaning: “Merchant”

 

39.  NOLAN

Irish surname name
Meaning: “Champion”
Popularity in 2017: #67

 

40. PARKER

English
Meaning: “Park keeper”
Popularity in 2017: #90

 

41. PRESLEY

English
Meaning: “Priest’s meadow”
Popularity in 2017: #200

 

42. QUAID

Irish surname

 

43. REED

English
Meaning: “Red-haired”
Popularity in 2017: #381

 

44. RYLAND

Irish
Meaning: “Island meadow”
Popularity in 2017: #534

 

45. SAWYER

Celtic
Meaning: “Woodcutter”
Popularity in 2017: #95

 

46. SILAS

Latin
Meaning: “Of the forest”
Popularity in 2017: #120

 

47. STERLING

English
Meaning: “Pure”
Popularity in 2017: #435

 

48. TEMPLE

English from French, an occupational name

 

49. TRAVIS

French
Meaning: “Crossroads”
Popularity in 2017: #300

 

50. WELLS

English
Meaning: “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!

 

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    • Anna
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    I love your style. Your lists are fantastic and this one is no exception!!! I’m actually loving the name Dixie! No chance that would have occurred to me.

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