The IKEA baby name trend definitely caused a bit of a stir recently, and now we've got another unusual naming trend to contend with!


Gwyneth Paltrow's choice of Apple for her little girl hit the headlines a fair few years ago - but it seems those fruity, spicy, herby names are having moment right now.

So says mum blogger LucyBC for Baby Centre, anyway, who's listed boys and girls names inspired by ask kinds of different foods..

And we have to confess: we really rather like them. Check 'em out:

Food-inspired baby names for girls

  • Saffron
  • Clementine
  • Honey
  • Brie
  • Cherry
  • Ginger
  • Olive
  • Plum
  • Coco
  • Peaches
  • Apricot
  • Rosemary
  • Berry

Food-inspired baby names for boys

  • Basil
  • Kale
  • Benedict
  • Angus
  • Chip
  • Caesar
  • Herb
  • Mac
  • Rye
  • Fig

Pick your fave!

We reckon Lucy's crafted a couple of pretty tasty lists here ? - any you'd go for? Tell us in the comments below, on Instagram or over on Facebook

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Tara BreathnachContent Editor and Social Media Producer

Tara is mum to 1 daughter, Bodhi Rae, and has worked as Content Editor and Social Media Producer at MadeForMums since 2015