It’s Earth Day! Nature Names.

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Happy Earth Day!  Here’s a rudimentary list of word names representing items in nature.  Most of these, if not all of these, have been used as actual names.  Some are even currently top 1000 names!

Flowers: Azalea, Rose, Lily, Chrysanthemum, Jasmine, Daisy, Gardenia, Lavender, Lilac, Peony, Poppy, Marigold, Hyacinth, Petunia, Primrose, Violet, Viola, Lantana, Mimosa, Crocus, Zinnia, Tansy, Heather, Iris

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Geographic features: River, Ocean, Hill, Lake, Valley, Forest, Meadow

Trees: Juniper, Oak, Sequoia, Maple, Willow

Fruits, Berries and Plants: Ivy, Olive, Holly, Apple, Plum

Animals: Bear, Drake, Kitty, Fox, Bee, Bunny

Gems, Minerals, etc.: Jade, Garnet, Sapphire, Ruby, Emerald, Beryl, Amethyst, Diamond, Pearl, Opal, Galena

Air and Space: Cloud, Moon, Star, Sky

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