Autumn Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Autumn:
Derived from the vocabulary word autumn which denotes the fourth season of the year which comes between summer and fall.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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My baby was due on Sept 21, 1996 and I thought Autumn would be a perfect name! I had only known one Autumn (Rose) in middle school and none other. My middle name is Sunshine and we thought that not only was it unique, it was pretty. She has lived up to all aspects of her name. She has so often been the only Autumn at school that when we moved (military) she came rushing home to tell me of "the other Autumn "!!She loves her name and has always BECAUSE it was so unique. When I was growing up, I HATED being Lisa Sunshine because so unusual. Now she is 19 & an adult
I love this name. I am thinking about "Autumn Juliet"
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I named my Daughter Autumn. I was wanting to name her Rain, but my husband wouldn't go for it. Although she was born on Oct 3, I didn't name her Autumn because of the calendar. I needed something to go with "Rain". I did not know of an Autumn, so I actually heard the name Autumn when they were calling a contestant to "Come on Down" on the Price is Right. So, her name is Autumn Rain, and Yes she was born in the fall. She is a Senior in High School and recently when one of her teachers were going thru the classroom and picking up papers from students, she say my Daughters full name on her paper and asked "Are your parents hippies"? lol.
We have gotten many comments on her name, none of them have been derogatory, and I felt that this would be a perfect stage name for her when she became older. I always felt in my heart, (YES, even when I was pregnant) that she would become an actress. She has always had a love of the arts, has been involved with Theatre & Drama throughout her schooling years, and She WILL be on stage professionally as she enters her adult professional life.
In the area where I live, the seasons are flipped around. I was born in Autumn in my country, my I would be born in Spring in some other countries. I think I actually suit the name Summer a bit better. I have tan skin, blonde hair, and hazelish blueish greenish eyes. Haha.
- Nicknames for Autumn: | Edit
Autty, Fall, Autumn Bottom, Tom, Tunne, Looney Tunne, Baby Tunne, Amber, Bambi, Auttie Hottie, Tummy
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For my husband and I, the meaning is more than just "born in the fall." Here's why: http://megandewitt.blogspot.com/2015/03/whats-in-name-part-2-our-autumn.html
The term of Autumn is more innate and tied to the basic nature of man than most any other name I can think of. Autumn is a season, but it is also much more. When I explained my meaning behind the name Autumn, Megan, who originally liked the name, fell in love with it even more.
During human history, man has been tied to the seasons. In Winter, the masses would huddle together, struggling to survive in the cold harsh conditions, relying mostly on their stores of food. In Spring, life begins to renew and you work to plant your crop for the future. In Summer, you tend to your crop and perhaps towards the end of summer, you can start the harvest. And, in Autumn, as the heat subsides, yet Winter has not arrived, the harvest continues and comes to an end. Autumn is the time you have worked all year for; a time when you sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labor. Autumn is a time of plenty. The seed that was sown months ago, and tended to for the majority of the year has come to reward the owner many times over. This is my Autumn.
My Autumn is my reward. My reward for the years I worked, the years I went to school, the years I looked for my Mrs. Swanek, and the for all the years and all the efforts that were given by my parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc. to me and to the future generations. Everyone who has gone before me in my family worked hard for her, my wife and I struggled to meet her, and there was a time in the Winter when my wife and I were unsure that we would ever see our Autumn. My wife and I continued to work hard through the winter, tended to the crop in the Spring, and in a few months, our Autumn will arrive.
- Famous real-life people named Autumn: | Edit
Autumn Reeser - American actress
Autumn Miller - dancer
- Autumn in song, story & screen: | Edit
"Autumn in New York", film starring Winona Ryder and Richard Gere
Autumn in November.