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18 Adorably Australian Baby Names You Can't Help But Love

Banjo, meet Matilda.

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A cute reference to the Australian bush poet, Banjo Paterson.
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A cute reference to the Australian bush poet, Banjo Paterson.

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"Do you want to come waltzing, Matilda?"
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"Do you want to come waltzing, Matilda?"

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Because honestly, what's not to love about Sydney?
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Because honestly, what's not to love about Sydney?

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After Australia's national gemstone.
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After Australia's national gemstone.

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A pretty place with an equally pretty name.
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A pretty place with an equally pretty name.

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The name of a beautiful Blue Mountains town, and surname of one of Australia's most celebrated writers, Henry Lawson.
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The name of a beautiful Blue Mountains town, and surname of one of Australia's most celebrated writers, Henry Lawson.

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A cute name for an extra cuddly baby.
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A cute name for an extra cuddly baby.

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An Aboriginal word meaning eucalyptus tree.
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An Aboriginal word meaning eucalyptus tree.

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Fun to visit, fun to say.
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Fun to visit, fun to say.

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An Aboriginal girl's name meaning "to move".
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An Aboriginal girl's name meaning "to move".

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Byron Bay is one of Australia's most magical spots, and its name would perfectly suit the right water-loving baby.
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Byron Bay is one of Australia's most magical spots, and its name would perfectly suit the right water-loving baby.

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An ode to everyone's favourite children's author, May Gibbs.
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An ode to everyone's favourite children's author, May Gibbs.

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Before it was that Friends character, this word simply represented the cutest kind of babies.
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Before it was that Friends character, this word simply represented the cutest kind of babies.

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Another name for Australia's iconic Wattle.
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Another name for Australia's iconic Wattle.

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Because Alice Springs > Wonderland.
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Because Alice Springs > Wonderland.

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The perfect name for a baby with connections to New Zealand.
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The perfect name for a baby with connections to New Zealand.

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This word means fire in the language of the Aboriginal Noongar people.
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This word means fire in the language of the Aboriginal Noongar people.

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Overflow or not, this is one damn adorable name for an Aussie kid.
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Overflow or not, this is one damn adorable name for an Aussie kid.