32 NYC-Inspired Baby Names That Are Too Cute for Words
From Astor to Waverly
They also have impossibly cool names. Here are our 32 favorite baby names, inspired by NYC streets, neighborhoods and landmarks. Now if you'll excuse us, we have to take Nolita to her guitar lesson.
This NYC street (and way-too-adorable moniker) was originally named after Sir Walter Scott’s novel.
Give him an early start on NYC history.
You know, after the gardens.
A sophisticated choice for a boy or a girl.
Follow him to get uptown (well, except during rush hour).
Her favorite after-school activity? Shopping in Soho.
Short for James De Lancey Sr., who owned a farm on what is now the Lower East Side. (A farm, people.)
Maybe she’ll grow up to be a famous violinist.
Yep, he’s totally gonna be a CEO one day.
No, not the city--the avenue from 59th St. to 193rd.
Loves living downtown.
Sassy and gender-neutral.
He's an outdoorsy type.
A name as precious as she is.
Too cool for school.
Brooklyn girl for life.
The cutest baby in the neighborhood.
Pretend Astor Place is named after him, instead of the other way around.
Tell her bedtime stories about the golden age of CBGB.
Classy and sophisticated.
Lower East Side love.
Brooklyn girls have more fun.
It might take a few years before she can pronounce it correctly, but…
Newsboy cap not included.
Definitely the most stylish in her class.
He’ll be so psyched to have his own bakery.
The street was originally named for Revolutionary War soldier Hugh Mercer, but it’s a great option for a girl, too.
It’s the new Autumn.
This little guy is ready to take on the world--or at least the Village.
Mandatory first birthday brunch at Jack’s Wife Freda.