11 Stylish Australian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Updated 09/04/17

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. 

GIRLS

Acacia

Heritage: Australia’s national floral emblem.

kylie

Heritage: For one of the country’s most successful singing exports. 

Matilda

Heritage: From the unofficial national anthem, Waltzing Matilda, it also translates into meaning “battle”.

Bluebell

Heritage: The official floral emblem for the ACT.

Bindi

Heritage: Made famous by Steve Irwin’s daughter, Bindi Irwin. 

Dusty

Heritage: Inspired by country music singer, Slim Dusty. 

BOYS

Banjo

Heritage: Short name of Australian bush poet Andrew Barton, A.K.A Banjo Paterson.

Clancy

Heritage: From one of Banjo Paterson’s most famous poems Clancy of the Overflow.

Ned

Heritage: Inspired by outlaw and bushranger Ned Kelly. 

Shane

Heritage: For one of Australia’s successful cricketers. 

Jarrah

Heritage: A famous type of gum tree. 

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