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13 unique baby names inspired by food

Section: Baby names

When thinking of baby names, naming them after your favourite dish or food isn't what first comes to mind.  However, these food-inspired names are weirdly wonderful and on should be on the tip of every foodie mama's tongue...

Babycenter released a list of names inspired by food, that parents have been naming their baby boy or girl and here are some of the best:

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1) Rye

The name Rye is an English name meaning Island meadow
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2) Sage

Sylvester Stallone named his baby boy Sage in 1976. Other spice names include Ginger, Rosemary and Basil.
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3) Maple

Yup, thanks to Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka Maple is now a baby name.
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4) Olive

Taken from the Latin oliva (a tree of the olive family). A branch from the olive tree has long been regarded as a symbol for peace.
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5) Kale

Yes... Kale, sometimes spelt as Kayle or abbreviated from Kalen, is a Gaelic unisex given name.
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6) Chip

The name chip is a baby boys name... we can't see this becoming very popular
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7) Clementine

The name Clementine is a baby girl name. In French the meaning of the name Clementine is: meaning clemency, mercy.
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8) Fig

The name Fig is a baby girl's name
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9) Honey

The name Honey is an English baby girl's name. In English the meaning of the name Honey is: Sweet.
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10) Cherry

Cherry, which derived from Cheryl is a baby girl's name that is number 1,548 in popularity this year.
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11) Basil

The name Basil is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "regal". Basil and is often added to lists such as Saints' Names For Baby Boys'
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12) Apple

Best known because Gwyneth Paltrow and Chirs Martin called their baby girl Apple. A nature name for a tree that bears rounded red, yellow, or green fruit that has a strong biblical connotation as the temptation of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. 
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13) Peaches

Most well known Peaches Geldof we adore this baby name and think its going to get more and more popular!

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