13 unique baby names inspired by food

by Aimee Jakes |
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When thinking ofbaby names, naming them after your favourite dish or food isn't what first comes to mind.  However, these food-inspired names are weirdly wonderful and on should be on the tip of every foodie mama's tongue...

Babycenter released a list of names inspired by food, that parents have been naming their baby boy or girl and here are some of the best:


Food themed baby names

Rye1 of 13

1) Rye

The name Rye is an English name meaning Island meadow

Sage2 of 13

2) Sage

Sylvester Stallone named his baby boy Sage in 1976. Other spice names include Ginger, Rosemary and Basil.

Maple3 of 13

3) Maple

Yup, thanks to Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka Maple is now a baby name.

Olives4 of 13

4) Olive

Taken from the Latin oliva (a tree of the olive family). A branch from the olive tree has long been regarded as a symbol for peace.

Kale5 of 13

5) Kale

Yes... Kale, sometimes spelt as Kayle or abbreviated from Kalen, is a Gaelic unisex given name.

Chips6 of 13

6) Chip

The name chip is a baby boys name... we can't see this becoming very popular

Clementine7 of 13

7) Clementine

The name Clementine is a baby girl name. In French the meaning of the name Clementine is: meaning clemency, mercy.

Fig8 of 13

8) Fig

The name Fig is a baby girl's name

Honey9 of 13

9) Honey

The name Honey is an English baby girl's name. In English the meaning of the name Honey is: Sweet.

Cherry10 of 13

10) Cherry

Cherry, which derived from Cheryl is a baby girl's name that is number 1,548 in popularity this year.

Basil11 of 13

11) Basil

The name Basil is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "regal". Basil and is often added to lists such as Saints' Names For Baby Boys'

Apple12 of 13

12) Apple

Best known because Gwyneth Paltrow and Chirs Martin called their baby girl Apple.A nature name for a tree that bears rounded red, yellow, or green fruit that has a strong biblical connotation as the temptation of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden.

Peach13 of 13

13) Peaches

Most well known Peaches Geldof we adore this baby name and think its going to get more and more popular!

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