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32 NYC-Inspired Baby Names That Are Too Cute for Words

New York kids are the most fabulous in the universe--they love brunch, they’ve tried kale ice cream and they have their own Instagram fashion accounts.

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.

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1. Waverly

This NYC street (and way-too-adorable moniker) was originally named after Sir Walter Scott’s novel.

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2. Ellis

Give him an early start on NYC history.

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3. Carroll

You know, after the gardens.

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4. Hudson

A sophisticated choice for a boy or a girl.

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5. Lex

Follow him to get uptown (well, except during rush hour).

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6. Houston

Her favorite after-school activity? Shopping in Soho.

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7. Delancey

Short for James De Lancey Sr., who owned a farm on what is now the Lower East Side. (A farm, people.)

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8. Carnegie

Maybe she’ll grow up to be a famous violinist.

9. Vanderbilt

Yep, he’s totally gonna be a CEO one day.

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10. Amsterdam

No, not the city--the avenue from 59th St. to 193rd.

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11. Brooklyn

Loves living downtown.

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12. Perry

Sassy and gender-neutral.

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13. Bryant

He's an outdoorsy type.

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14. Pearl

A name as precious as she is.

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15. Columbus

Too cool for school.

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16. Wythe

Brooklyn girl for life.

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17. Fulton

Endlessly chic.

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18. Nolita

The cutest baby in the neighborhood.

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19. Astor

Pretend Astor Place is named after him, instead of the other way around.

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20. Bowery

Tell her bedtime stories about the golden age of CBGB.

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21. Gramercy

Classy and sophisticated.

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22. Clinton

Lower East Side love.

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23. Lorimer

Brooklyn girls have more fun.

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24. Chelsea

Totally classic.

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25. Stuyvesant

It might take a few years before she can pronounce it correctly, but…

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26. Park

Newsboy cap not included.

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27. Varick

Definitely the most stylish in her class.

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28. Sullivan

He’ll be so psyched to have his own bakery.

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29. Mercer

The street was originally named for Revolutionary War soldier Hugh Mercer, but it’s a great option for a girl, too.

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30. Spring

It’s the new Autumn.

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31. Prince

This little guy is ready to take on the world--or at least the Village.

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32. Carmine

Mandatory first birthday brunch at Jack’s Wife Freda.