The month of June is a fantastic spring of inspiration for those of you who seek to find the most suitable and meaningful name for your baby. Our list of June baby names offers some great suggestions for boys and girls.
It’s the month of the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere or the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere.
There are numerous symbolisms connected with this month and all of them may help you choose a great name.
Let’s start with the basics, that is the etymology of the month’s name. There are several etymologies regarding June.
One etymology refers to Roman goddess Juno. According to Roman Mythology, Juno was Saturn’s daughter, Jupiter’s wife, and held a significant role among the gods.
Before that, there was Hera. According to Greek mythology, Hera wife of Zeus and queen of the Olympian gods proceeded Juno and was the goddess of the sky and the stars of heaven.
The ancient Roman poet Ovid, suggested two more etymologies: one refers to Juventas, the goddess of youth and rejuvenation and the other is the Latin word “iungo”, meaning “to join”.
June is highly associated with new beginnings because in both hemispheres a new season starts during this month. In June 21st summer begins in the Northern hemisphere and in June 1st winter begins in the Southern hemisphere.
June’s gemstones offer meaningful and intriguing ideas for some wonderful names.
The Alexandrite, the Moonstone, and the Pearl are June’s gemstones and are respectively associated with growth, vitality, openness, protection, purity and good luck.
The oak and the rose are also associated with June, which means June is connected with traits and qualities such as strength, stability, creativity, sensuality, intensity, and rejuvenation.
In the following lists, you may find a couple of names that both expecting parents will agree upon. They are carefully and meticulously chosen and all have remarkable meanings.