Paint Color Baby Names That You Can Make Trendy

From Suri to Apple, the trend of naming your child a unique and somewhat odd name is the going thing for celebrities. Just ask Elon Musk whose darling we still have trouble remembering her name.

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But this trend isn’t just for celebrities. If you want your child to grow up feeling independent, unique, and special, there is hardly a better way than to give them a similar name. And what better inspiration than your favorite paint color? 

How To Choose Paint Color Baby Names

Choosing the right paint color requires a lot of thought. Not only do you have to choose a name that you like, but you also have to choose a color you like. While the name comes first, the color is important.

Because you will probably be unable to resist painting your nursery the color you’ve chosen for their name. Then as an adult, they won’t be able to resist choosing that color in their home either. That’s why we’ve chosen this list.

We exclusively added Sherwin-Williams and Benjamin Moore because their paint colors are available everywhere and because they rarely are out of stock of certain colors. So you are home free on the one you choose.

Chantilly Lace – OC-65

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Company Description: As delicate and refined as the lace it was named after, this crisp, clean white evokes images of pure silk, soft linen, and simpler times.

This creamy white with green tones is a wonderful choice. It goes well with cooler tones but shouldn’t be forgotten about with creamy warm tones. The name itself speaks for itself for a first and middle name. 

Nimbus – 1465

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Company Description: This color is part of the Classic Color Collection. Surround yourself with your color favorites. These timeless, elegant, Classic Colors guarantee beautiful, usable color all the time, every time. A collection of 1,680 inspired hues that consumers and professionals have enjoyed for years, the colors in this palette are as timeless as they are forward.

Nimbus by Benjamin Moore is a favorite for those who love clouds and those who are fans of a certain anime where a young boy with a pure heart rides around on said cloud. Now doesn’t that sound like a sweet name?

Crystalline – AF-485 

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Company Description: This color is part of the Affinity Color collection. A sophisticated palette of harmonious hues designed to express your color vision with confidence. Our most recent introduction of 144 beautiful colors was designed expressly so that each color works seamlessly on its own or in combination with any other color in the Affinity palette.

Crystal has been a popular name for decades, if not centuries. But what if you made that name a little more interesting while still leaving the opportunity for your child to use the name Crystal when they get older? 

Lucerne – AF-530 

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Company Description: This color is part of the Affinity Color collection. A sophisticated palette of harmonious hues designed to express your color vision with confidence. Our most recent introduction of 144 beautiful colors was designed expressly so that each color works seamlessly on its own or in combination with any other color in the Affinity palette.

Lucerne is a pretty name even without the paint color. So you need little info on this color but the blue also speaks loudly. The dark-medium blue would look perfect in any nursery or any other room, come to think of it.

Azores – AF-495

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Company Description: This color is part of the Affinity Color collection. A sophisticated palette of harmonious hues designed to express your color vision with confidence. Our most recent introduction of 144 beautiful colors was designed expressly so that each color works seamlessly on its own or in combination with any other color in the Affinity palette.

Azores is a beautifully green region in Portugal that is even more beautiful than this paint color. So why wouldn’t a region such as this be a wonderful baby name? Especially since you can use the paint color in the nursery. 

Debonair – SW 9139

Debonair - SW 9139
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Debonair itself is a cool name that you may not be able to resist. It’s sophisticated and cool. It is a blue-gray color with a confident white tux vibe. Now this is a good name for that boy you just know will go places in life. 

Wish – AF-680

Company Description: This color is part of the Affinity Color collection. A sophisticated palette of harmonious hues designed to express your color vision with confidence. Our most recent introduction of 144 beautiful colors was designed expressly so that each color works seamlessly on its own or in combination with any other color in the Affinity palette.

Wish is a great name that is simple and sweet. It gives off magical vibes without being too out there. Be careful because a celebrity may pick this one up before you get to it. Let them copy you this time.

Dazzle – SW 6962

This gorgeous blue doesn’t need words either. When you see it you probably want to use the name of the paint no matter what it is. Luckily, Dazzle is a perfectly fine name for that child who will grow up to be a star. 

Pashmina – AF-100

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Company Description: This color is part of the Affinity Color collection. A sophisticated palette of harmonious hues designed to express your color vision with confidence. Our most recent introduction of 144 beautiful colors was designed expressly so that each color works seamlessly on its own or in combination with any other color in the Affinity palette.

Pashmina is a safe color and a daring name. The name is similar to the name Cashmere due to pashmina being a variant of cashmere. Both names are wonderful names with Pashmina being a bit more unique. 

Sundance – SW 6897

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There’s yellow then there’s Sundance. It’s more of a dandelion yellow with even richer tones. Sunny is a great name too and they can use that as a nickname within Sundance doesn’t work for them. Win-win here!

Calypso – SW 6950

Calypso - SW 6950
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Greek mythology names are always winners. Who doesn’t want to be named after a god or goddess? Or in this case, a beautiful nymph named Calypso? There’s so much more to this than a simple paint color.

 Ylang Ylang – AF-305

Company Description: Meaning “the flower of flowers,” tranquil ylang ylang is a calm, meditative yellow. Like the fragrance of the tropical Asian flower, this shade will relieve stress and anxiety.

Ylang Ylang is a tropical tree native to India that grows pretty little tropical yellow flowers. They may be a bit bright but the color Ylang Ylang is toned down just enough to make a sweet name for any child.

Kiwi – SW 6737

Kiwi - SW 6737
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The best part about the name Kiwi is that it can mean many different things. It can be a fruit, a bird, or a New Zealand native. All three of these have Kiwi as a term to describe them. So pick your favorite.

Storm – AF-700

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Company Description: A fashionable neutral that is great to use when the furnishings are the focal point. Cool and light, this medium-tone gray lends a polished look to any room.

Storm is a great name even without a paint color attached. After all, one of the greatest members of the X-Men goes by the name Storm. Does it get any cooler than that? Most children would say, “no.” 

Enigma  – SW 6018

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Want to give your child’s name a bit of mystery? Enigma is a better name than Mystery, though they are both fairly amazing. These days, it’s actually considered cool to have a unique name instead of weird like it used to be.

Biscuit – SW 6112

Want something a bit cuter and sweet that will be unlike any other name? Try something like Biscuit. Yes, it initially sounds a little strange but the more you say it and imagine it attached to a face, the cuter it gets.

Tranquility – AF-490 

Company Description: This color is part of the Affinity Color collection. A sophisticated palette of harmonious hues designed to express your color vision with confidence. Our most recent introduction of 144 beautiful colors was designed expressly so that each color works seamlessly on its own or in combination with any other color in the Affinity palette

Here’s another name that will ensure your kid is unique. But it will also encourage peace and serenity, which is also a wonderful name along the same lines. The color itself is a sweet minty green that is sure to satisfy.  

Griffin  – SW 7026

This dark brown color is another winner for your home but you might want to steal the name from it too! Griffins are one of the coolest mythical creatures. Half-lion and half-eagle, these are a force to be reckoned with.

Kasbah – AF-640 

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Company Description: This color is part of the Affinity Color collection. A sophisticated palette of harmonious hues designed to express your color vision with confidence. Our most recent introduction of 144 beautiful colors was designed expressly so that each color works seamlessly on its own or in combination with any other color in the Affinity palette.

A kasbah is a type of citadel or fortress where those under attack can seek refuge. So the name kasbah can mean something similar to refuge, safe place, or protector. Now that’s a strong name for anyone. 

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Eternity – AF-695

Company Description: This color is part of the Affinity Color collection. A sophisticated palette of harmonious hues designed to express your color vision with confidence. Our most recent introduction of 144 beautiful colors was designed expressly so that each color works seamlessly on its own or in combination with any other color in the Affinity palette.

Gray is always a winner but when it comes to names, this is the best gray for choosing baby names. Imagine a child name Eternity and the powerful force that they would feel inside. That is one special kid.

Bee – SW 6683

Image from @marnie.hansen

Let’s go back to short and sweet names. Bee works as a first name or a middle name. Yellow is a wonderful inspiration for a name in general but when you choose a yellow with a cute name, you get two birds with one stone.

Alexandria Beige – HC-77

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Company Description: This color is part of the Historic Color collection. A collection of 191 time-honored hues comprises our most popular palette. Steeped in tradition, the refined, elegant colors of the Historical Collection deliver timeless color that can be used in traditional as well as contemporary spaces. Unveiled in 1976 to celebrate the US bicentennial, a collection of 191 colors inspired by America’s historic landmarks.

The name Alexandria is already a fairly popular and beautiful name. Although the color is great, it’s the name that really stands out. Especially to fans of The Walking Dead and the solace that Alexandria brings. 

Alaea – SW 7579

The name itself is just gorgeous and unique but you can’t know just how much so until you hear the background behind this name. Alaea is sea salt that has been mixed with rich volcanic clay in Hawaii. 

Argos – SW 7065

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Argos isn’t a rare name but it is strong. This is because Argos was an important Mycenaean settlement in the Late Bronze Age, making it an ancient city full of history and magic, famous for its amazing horses. 

River Rouge – SW 6026

You can use the name River, the name Rouge, or the name River Rouge. All three of these are wonderful names that can work for both men and women, so you don’t have to worry about what gender your child will be.

Bluebell – SW 6793

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Bluebell is a pretty country name and a pretty country color. So if you’re into the whole bonnet and cottagecore aesthetic, you should seriously consider the adorable name Bluebell for your sweet little baby. 

Serenata – AF-535

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Company Description: This refreshing, watery mid-tone suggests the openness and tranquility of a wide blue sky on which to float your dreams and inspirations.

Speaking of blue, this is one of the prettiest blues that you will see. The name is familiar to those who speak Spanish because serenata is the Spanish word for serenade. Both the English and Spanish version make fine names. 

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Harmony – AF-90 

Company Description: A soft, pinkish-beige, harmony is a versatile neutral that anchors and beautifully enhances the color scheme of any space.

Harmony is also not a rare name but one that isn’t exactly topping popularity charts. What it is though is a strong name that is hard to beat. Ensure that your child isn’t tone-deaf with a name like Harmony. 

Daffodil – SW 6901

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Yellow strikes again with this sweet name that is also a cool paint color. Daffodil is a great name for any baby. They can later go by Daffy or Daf if they prefer it but they will always be your sweet little Daffodil.

Blue Echo – AF-505

Echo is such a cool name. You don’t have to be a fan of shows like The 100 that features a character named Echo to be a fan of the name. Blue Echo is an even more unique name that I just can’t get enough of.

Sparrow – AF-720

Company Description: This color is part of the Affinity Color collection. A sophisticated palette of harmonious hues designed to express your color vision with confidence. Our most recent introduction of 144 beautiful colors was designed expressly so that each color works seamlessly on its own or in combination with any other color in the Affinity palette.

Sparrow is a personal favorite for me. While most people see a sparrow as a small bird unnoticed by most, it is just as important as any other creature on this earth, loved by the Creator and Mother Nature alike. 

Sources: benjaminmoore.com, sherwin-williams.com and instagram.com.