It’s practically a national pastime to proudly flaunt anything () . But when it comes to that will be trending on , there’s all too often the urge to turn away from our own shores for say the , , or that will make their mark. So, to celebrate the true Australiana spirit, we’ve found the 11 Australian-inspired names that we’re thinking will be huge this summer. (We can’t believe we didn’t do it sooner!)
It’s no easy feat choosing a name for your little one. Our tip? . So whether you find inspiration in the , or are after , these unique and equally, quintessentially Australian names are definitely worth being added to your shortlist.
Keep scrolling to see our favourites.
Heritage: Australia’s national floral emblem.
Heritage: For one of the country’s most successful singing exports.
Heritage: From the unofficial national anthem, Waltzing Matilda, it also translates into meaning “battle”.
Heritage: The official floral emblem for the ACT.
Heritage: Made famous by Steve Irwin’s daughter, Bindi Irwin.
Heritage: Inspired by country music singer, Slim Dusty.
Heritage: Short name of Australian bush poet Andrew Barton, A.K.A Banjo Paterson.
Heritage: From one of Banjo Paterson’s most famous poems Clancy of the Overflow.
Heritage: Inspired by outlaw and bushranger Ned Kelly.
Heritage: For one of Australia’s successful cricketers.
Heritage: A famous type of gum tree.