Country-Loving Rustic Baby Names

It doesn’t matter where you’re from or where you live today, you can be country-loving even if you are city-living. Perhaps you’re looking for a bluegrass inspired or rustic baby name. This is a fun list of names to honor those south of the Mason-Dixon line!

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Move over, Jethro and Leroy. These rustic baby names are a mixture of modern, classic, and cool.

These lists are separated by boys and girls, but many of them would work great as gender neutral names.

Rustic Names for Girls


We get Anne of Green Gables vibes with this baby name. So much so, that we can almost feel the cool breeze rolling over a hill blowing across our skin. Anne is also a form of the Hebrew Hannah, which means favor or grace. And it is related to Germanic arn-names, meaning eagle.


Few things are as peaceful as a running brook or stream of water. This nature name means directly translates to small stream — and transports us to a peaceful place.



The infamous Dolly Parton, country, bluegrass and just all-around super star inspired this rustic baby name option. Dolly could also be a nickname for Dahlia, a name that is featured on our list of botanical baby names.


This simple name also landed itself on our list of botanical baby names, meaning strength and representative of Elm trees, we think it makes a great rustic baby name choice.


Priscilla is reminiscent of Elvis Presley’s wife. Meaning “ancient” or “venerable”, this is a powerful Bluegrass name.


Super pretty, this moniker also landed itself on our botanical baby name list and our 4-letter baby name roundup.


The name Savannah is derived from the Taino word zabana, which means “open plain.” Many southern areas and midwest areas feature open plains. Savannah also makes our list of unique Bohemian names.


This Native American name that means “first-born daughter.” Opt for the spelling Wynonna in honor of country music star Wynonna Judd.

Rustic Names for Boys


Elvis Aaron Presley was from Memphis. If you’d like to honor the King of Rock and Roll in a less flashy way, choose Aaron instead of his first name.


A Texan hotspot, this more modern sounding moniker was actually developed in the Middle Ages from the Latin Augustine, meaning magic dignity, or venerable. 


This is also a 4-letter baby name that we just absolutely love, perhaps because it’s quite often used as a term of endearment.


Inspired by country music legend, Johnny Cash, this baby name is of English and Latin origin and means “maker of chests”. Cash can also be short for Cassius.


Another rustic baby name inspired by the state of Texas. This place-name is likely derived from the British words “dol”, meaning meadow and “gwas” meaning, dwelling.


Flint means stream and is of old English origin. The spark of fire a flint stone creates when struck by steel also makes this an effortlessly cool name.


Well, this moniker is included on our list of rustic baby names for obvious reasons, but further the name Forrest is a derivative of the latin word “foris” meaning “outside”. So if you are an outdoorsy family, this name could be the perfect pick for your new addition.


The leading character from Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn, the adventurous brave protagonist can make for great rustic baby name inspo.

Land or Landon

Land has a Boho baby name feel. Meaning”long hill” Land is also a variant of Langdon.


From Latin origin meaning “soldier or merciful”. Miles is a name chosen by many celebrity parents, including Mayim Bialik, Elisabeth Shue, Larenz Tate, Joan Cusack, and Lionel Ritchie.


Like tall reeds blowing gently in the breeze by a lake, Reed can be a rustic boy name or girl name. It is of English origin meaning “red-haired”. You might also consider spelling it Reid.


Whether your mind goes straight to shiplap (thanks Joanna Gaines), or you you’re having visions of the sea, this rustic baby name is also considered a nautical name.


Travis is boy’s name of French origin meaning “tollgate-keeper”. One famous Travis is country music singer, Travis Tritt.


Willie Hugh Nelson is an American musician, actor, and activist and one of one of the most recognized artists in country music. So if you are a classic country music fan, this could make a great choice!

Rustic Baby Name Combos We Love

Perhaps you need some help coming up with a middle name for your little one. We’ve put together some of our favorite pairings here.

Forrest Beau

This one’s a charming, nature-embracing name combo.

Brooke Anne

Classic, yet unique. We’re big fans of the sound combination in this pair.

Austin Flint

Simple enough to be unassuming and super cool. This is a great rustic baby name pair.

Elm Rose

Botanical and rustic, what’s more to love?

Ship Dallas

This rustic baby name combo sounds like a country music star in the making.

Have any of these rustic baby name choices made your short list?

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