Winter and Holiday Inspired Baby Names

So you’re having a winter baby, or you just love the holidays and you want to share that love with your child by giving him or her a name befitting of the season?  Here are some name options for you that are either reminiscent of the wintery season, have some sort of religious meaning, or just remind me of the holidays.  Either way, these names will be sure to spark a thought of the season when you proudly announce your baby’s name.

Religious (Christian/Catholic) Names Of the Season:
Christian, and any derivative of the name: Christopher, Chris, Christine, Christie
Mary
Joseph
Gabriel – the angel that appeared to Mary
Angel
Emmanuel or Manuel – God is with us

Seasonal & Winter Names
Noel
Eve
Holly
Joy
Nicholas or Nick – as in St. Nick
Winter
Charity
Hope
Faith
Claire, Clara or Eleanor – all meaning light
Snow
Merry or Merrilee – joyful
Natalie, Natalia, Natasha – born on Christmas Day or Christ’s Birthday

Hanukkah Names
Hannah
Matthias – father of the Maccabee family
Jonathan
Simeon

Did I miss any seasonal or Holiday names?  Have you named, or thought of naming, your child any of these seasonal names?

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