Whether it’s a shout-out to your hometown or a spot that holds a special place in your heart, destination baby names can be an unexpected and downright cool choice. From Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to David and Victoria Beckham, there is no shortage of celebrities who have selected city/state/country-inspired monikers for their kids.
If you’re searching for a name that will stand out and evoke a strong feeling of wanderlust, read on for a rundown of our top destination-inspired baby names.
If you’re looking to go super patriotic, look no further than this one. Also, it’s well-represented by the lovely America Ferrera.
An edgy choice, perfect for the son of rockers Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz.
One of the most popular city-inspired names with a southwestern flair, this one means “great, magnificent.”
This posh name works for fans of destinations in both Australia and Canada.
A classic, feminine choice that also reps North Carolina.
David and Victoria Beckham’s son could only be named after one of the coolest cities in the world.
Home to Mickey Mouse, but also a shout-out to one of Hollywood’s greatest heartthrobs.
One of the largest cities in Australia, this name is a timeless choice for both boys and girls.
A sweet androgynous name meaning “friend.” Plus, who doesn’t love Mount Rushmore?
Who else could carry the name inspired by “the windy city” other than Kim and Kanye’s daughter, Chicago West?
A Spanish name meaning “teacher.” See also: Dora’s sidekick and a little city in southern California by the name of San Diego.
An exotic choice for the most adventurous little one, including the son of singer Alicia Keys.
This girls’ name is a nod to one of the most spectacular cities in Italy and also means “blooming.”
This beloved name makes us want to put on our cowboy boots and head down south.
A golden choice for those who want to honor their Irish heritage or those who are just huge fans of the Baldwins.
We’ll leave it up to you to decide if this name reminds you of one of the world’s most romantic cities or of a certain former reality star.
Straight from Arizona, this is a strong boys’ name meaning “crimson.”
Nothing gives a romantic southern feel quite like the name Savannah, meaning “treeless plain.”
A perfect name for the son of southern sweetheart Reese Witherspoon.
This name truly is for lovers…. Both lovers of the state and a certain famous writer.
Did we leave off your favorite destination-inspired baby name? Let us know in the comments!
Katie Nave is a freelance writer, producer, and mama living in Brooklyn, New York. Driven by her passion for storytelling, she is always seeking opportunities to elevate people who are working to better the world around them.
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