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Listen up, y’all: There’s a reason Southern baby names are classics. Just hearing them will transport you to a warm and hospitable place filled with sweet tea, magnolia trees and charm. Here, 18 of the most adorable ones. Add 'em to your short list now.

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MASON

For a boy

Meaning: “Stone worker.” Also, heartstring tugger.

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SAVANNAH

For a girl

Meaning: “From the open plain.” And she’s gonna crawl all over it.

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BEAU

For a boy

Meaning: “Handsome.” But, of course.

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AUSTIN

For a boy

Meaning: “Majestic.”

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BELLE

For a girl

Meaning: “Beautiful” and “lovely one.”

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CLEMENTINE

For a girl

Meaning: “Mild” and “merciful.” Only when she’s asleep, of course.

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RHETT

For a boy

Meaning: “Fiery.” Hopefully only in spirit.

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SCARLETT

For a girl

Meaning: “Red.” See also: “fierce.”

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TENNESSEE

For a boy or girl

Meaning: “Around the river bend.” 

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MAGNOLIA

For a girl

Meaning: “Flower.” Has an affinity for all blooms.

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GEORGIA

For a girl

Meaning: “Farmer” or “tiller of the soil.” But mostly, likes to twirl.

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WILLOW

For a girl

Meaning: “Slender” and “graceful,” after the branches of a willow tree.

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SAWYER

For a boy

Meaning: “Cuts timber.” Or naps. That’s cool.

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NOLA

For a girl

Meaning: “Famous.” And loves jazz.

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PRESLEY

For a boy

Meaning: “From the priest’s meadow.” Loves to visit Graceland.

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JUNE

For a girl

Meaning: “Young.” Also, sleepy.

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CASH

For a boy

Meaning: “Wealthy man.” (And lover of Junes.)

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CHARLOTTE

For a girl

Meaning: “Tiny and feminine.”

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