Looking for the perfect name for your bundle of joy? If you’re due in December, or just so happen to love festive, winter-themed baby names, this unique list is made for you, mama-to-be!
From the rare gems and out-there options to the names rising in popularity and the cool but wearable monikers, here’s a list of names that embody this time of year beautifully.
A Greek naming meaning fresh and sparkling, bringing to mind snowy scenes and picture perfect Christmases. It’s also the name of a trumpet-shaped flower relating to the lily family. White amaryllis in particular symbolises children and hope, a touching idea for anyone who has spent years wishing and waiting for their little one.
This angelic name is the perfect moniker for a winter baby.
This beautiful, rare name means ‘the warmth of the sun in winter’, encapsulating the essence of that new-born baby joy.
Referring to the Roman God meaning ‘north wind’, Aquilo was said to blow winter across earth with his breath.
If you’re a fan of the nature names trend, Aspen could be one to add to your notes. A great gender-neutral option that pays homage to mother nature and the heart shaped leaves of this delicate tree.
A beautiful long boy’s name with the stand-out ‘z’ – immediately cool whilst giving a gentle nod to the three wise men.
A vintage, snowy-themed baby name meaning ‘white’.
Meaning ‘enlightenment’ or ‘awakening’, Bodhi comes from the Buddhist holiday in December.
A popular Christmas tipple and a cute sounding name for your little girl.
A diminutive of Candace meaning white, pure or sincere. It’s also reminiscent of the sweet Christmas treat we enjoy at this time of year.
A heavenly baby name, perfect for a festive arrival.
Winter’s answer to August – December is a beautiful name for a baby born in the month of Christmas.
A gender-neutral name meaning ‘snow’ as well as ‘fair’ and ‘blessed’.
A gender-neutral name that embodies the true hygge of the season. Think crackling fires and glowing embers. A great nature-themed name!
A female name of English origin that means Revelatory Manifestation of a Divine Being. Known as Epiphany, or the 12th Day of Christmas, The Feast of the Epiphany is a Christian feast day that commemorates how a star led the Magi, or the three wise men, to the baby Jesus. Epiphany also happens to be a 5* Taylor Swift song.
Along the same lines as the popular boy’s name Finley, Finton means white flame or fair flame and has that surname-as-first-name trendy twist.
A name of Welsh origin meaning both ‘white’ and ‘blessed snow’.
A fitting tribute to *the* G.O.A.T Christmas movie if you ask us.
A great first or middle name for a winter baby.
Synonymous with the festive season, the name Joy radiates positivity and yuletide cheer.
A cute Finnish name simply meaning snow. Just gorgeous!
A beautiful, whimsical middle or first name, imbued with the twinkly connotations of the festive season.
Primarily a female name of Greek origin meaning ancient spice. It’s along the same lines as sage and thyme, great for anyone looking for a warm, earthy name that works as both a first and middle option.
A super wearable, festive winter name meaning ‘Christmas’ in French.
Another common Finnish name meaning ‘bear’. Perfectly apt for hibernation mode.
Robin / Robyn
The classic red-breasted bird has spiritual connections and is often sighted at this time of year.
Rudy for short – cute! We can see why this one is rising up the name trend lists.
A short and snappy seasonal name that looks gorgeous on paper and sounds pretty poetic, too.
Winter solstice on 21st December marks the shortest day of the year when the sun travels the shortest path through the sky.
A pretty diminutive of the December birthstone ‘Tanzanite’ – a breath-taking indigo coloured gem, known for balancing energy, and only found in one part of the world: Tanzania, its motherland.
Short and sweet, Velo is both a girls’ and boys’ name of Finnish origin meaning ‘light’.
Meaning white field – a great boy’s name.
Looking for floral names that’s not Holly or Ivy? Winica, meaning Christmas orchid, could make for a beautiful alternative.
Perfect for any little ones born in the winter months and easily abbreviated to Winnie. You can also opt for the ‘Wynter’ spelling if you prefer.