Expecting a winter baby? These seasonal baby boy and girl are all perfect choices…
The name Alaska, traditionally used for girls, conjures up images of beautiful snowy plains and mountains.
This unisex name comes from a graceful poplar tree, with heart-shaped leaves that quiver in the breeze. It’s also the name of a VERY trendy ski resort, meaning that your little one will be in good company.
The unisex name Aster means “star” - which brings to mind that infamous Star of Bethlehem.
Meaning "white, blonde”, this French boy’s name is perfect for a winter baby.
Meaning ‘enlightenment’ or ‘awakening’, the name Bodhi comes from the Buddhist holiday in December.
This pretty italian name means ‘white’ - and has long been associated with wintry scenes.
Carol, meaning ‘free man’, is a great celebratory name for a Christmas baby.
Another good choice for baby boys born around Christmas-time, this Greek name means ‘follower of Christ’.
Cole may be a short name, but it has a lot of richness and depth. And, meaning ‘coal black’, it is strongly evocative of stockings, fireplaces and snowmen!
This ‘cold’ moniker comes from Old English and means “dark valley.”
The moniker Cypress comes from the long-living tree that often grows up north.
One of the most popular types of Christmas tree, Douglas is attached to a powerful Scottish clan renowned for their strength and courage.
Eira is the Welsh name for “snow” and is pronounced AY-ra.
This unique Welsh name means “white as snow” and is pronounced AY-ren
This cute unisex name makes us think of warm, glowing fireplaces and all things cosy.
16. Gabriel / Gabrielle
The name of the archangel who heralded the news of Jesus' birth, Gabriel (or Gabrielle) is a fab name for Christmas babies.
The birthstone of January, Garnet is full of warmth and possibility for winter baby boys AND girls.
This name, the very same given to King Arthur’s beautiful queen, means "fair, white”.
We love this pretty Welsh name; meaning "white, fair, blessed”, it can be shortened to Gwen if you want something a little snappier.
Another Welsh name, this one ALSO means "white, fair, blessed" - winner.
This pretty girl’s name is obviously taken from the wintry red berries of the same name.
Iclyn makes us think of icicles and snowflakes - but it also has a great meaning: “compassionate, idealistic”.
Another name taken from a gorgeous deep green winter plant, this name means ‘faithfulness’.
Meaning “God is gracious”, this name is traditionally associated with Jack Frost.
Named after Janus, the god of beginnings and transitions, January is becoming a VERY popular girl’s name. Think of Mad Men’s January Jones if you don’t believe us!
Meaning “bringer of treasure”, this beautiful persian boy’s name has long been associated with the Three Wise Men.
Just like January, this name is dedicated to Roman god Janus.
Meaning ‘white-haired’, this would be a good choice for a winter baby.
This name means ‘Follower of Christ’ - but it makes us think of snowflakes, and frosty mornings, and all things beautiful.
This cute Finnish name means ‘snow’ - perfect!
This Welsh baby name can be used for either gender - and it DEFINITELY makes us think of Christmas. But the meaning is a bit less jolly and a LOT more serious’ how does ‘Guardian of the Sea’ suit you?
A Russian name meaning ‘birthday of the Lord’ (aka Christmas), we love this powerful wintry moniker.
This pretty girl’s name means ‘snow’.
The Greek name Nicholas, meaning ‘people's victory’, has been associated with jolly old St Nick since forever.
This sweet boy’s name literally means ‘Christmas’ in French.
And, obviously, this little girl’s name means ‘Christmas’ in French.
Conjuring up images of wintry oak trees, this is a strong name choice for a boy.
This cute and unusual name means “white footprint”.
If you’re looking for an unusual name, this one comes from Roman mythology referring to the North Wind.
The German name Robin means ‘famed, bright, and shining’ - but we always think of the pretty red-breasted bird that sits on our Christmas cards.
We love this Irish name; it literally means ‘red king’ - perfect for a winter baby boy!
He may be a famous reindeer, but the name Rudolph actually means ‘wolf’ - and the nickname Rudy is just adorable.
Another name meaning ‘star’, this Welsh moniker is gorgeous.
It’s officially a girl’s name - who knew?
The flower for the month of February is viola.
The birth stone for the month of February is Violet.
This old-fashioned name means "white field" - so, if you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, this is the perfect name for you.
Meaning “holy peacemaking, gentle friend”, this pretty name could be a sweet shortened version of ‘Winter’.
Fresh, brisk and cool (ha!), Winter is now a full-fledged name for both baby boys AND girls.
Another winter bird, this lilting songbird name comes from the very same songbird that the Irish have dubbed the “magician of birds”.
Yukio is the Japanese moniker for “snow.”
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