Christmas Names That Celebrate the Season & Your Miracle Baby

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and if you’re expecting a baby boy or girl, you just might be feeling extra special this holiday season. Christmas names are just the sweetest way to commemorate the very magical time of year that your baby is born into. Names that have “giving” meanings about the gift of your child’s birth or warm sentiments about this chilly time of year are just so special in this context.

We decided to compile a list of Christmas names that will make you think of the holidays every time you say them. We’ve found the most sensational names for little ones we like to call snow babies. There’s no shortage of options so scroll through for a warm feeling inside. Let’s talk all things Christmas and all things cute babies!

Let’s Get Jolly With These Fabulous Christmas Names!

Douglas

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Douglas is an old Scottish clan name that means “black water.” We didn’t pick it for its meaning, however, we associate Douglas with the Douglas fir a type of pine tree that many use as a Christmas tree.

Eira

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You’ll encounter the name Eira in both Welsh and Norse traditions. In Welsh, the name relates to “snow.” In Old Norse, Eir is the name of a goddess of mercy. The name is very popular in Sweden and Norway. We don’t hear it often in the United States, but you could change that.

Paloma

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Paloma is an appellation that’s having a moment in the US and it’s currently a top 1000 name. It has Spanish origin and means “dove.” Doves are associated with peace, purity, and friendship which makes them a favorite inclusion in all manner of Christmas cards, stamps, and decorations.

Noel

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This storied French name is traditionally given as a middle name for boys born on or around Christmas. Noel means “Christmas” and has found a home here in the United States as it’s now a top 500 name. It’s one of the Christmas names that we feel works for both boys and girls!

Neve

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Neve is an appellation that comes from the Irish name, Niamh. This beautiful name means “snow.” New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern chose the name Neve for her daughter, born while she was in office. We have Neve Campbell to thank for bringing this name to American’s attention.

Jasper

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Jasper has a perfect, Christmas meaning, “bringer of treasure.” This handsome Persian name is associated with the Three Wise Men. This name has been rocketing up the baby name charts in the United States after being considered a crusty name in England for so long. We also love the nickname Jazz for this one.

Ivy

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Ivy comes from the name of the ivy plant, which got its name from the Old English word ifig. The ivy plant is beloved because it stays green throughout the winter months. The plant and the name are associated with “faithfulness.” The name has catapulted back into the mainstream thanks to Blue Ivy Carter. It’s one of the most popular appellations that deserves a spot among these Christmas names.

Cypress

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Cypress isn’t just the name of an evergreen tree that thrives in the winter across North America. It can also work as a fabulous name for your little one. If you’re after an econame or moniker inspired by nature, this would be an excellent pick. Nature Christmas names celebrate the greenery that thrives in the season. We feel it works as a unisex choice.

Holly

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We couldn’t bring you the name Ivy without some Holly. Holly is the flower for the month of December and the shrub contains deep green leaves with bright red flowers. For a Christmas baby, you could find no better name. Who else wants to hear “The Holly and the Ivy” now?

Gabriel

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In the Christian tradition, Gabriel is an angel who delivered the news of Jesus’s birth. This handsome Hebrew name means “God is my strength.” It’s one of the best Christmas names for religious parents.

Robin

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Robins are such attractive birds that survive the winter by foraging for berries found on various shrubs. These birds are a delight to see in the snow and are often considered a good sign of Spring’s return. You’ll find these birds on many a Christmas card and stamp. Robin has long been a popular unisex name and continues to charm today.

Nevada

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Nevada is a Spanish name that can be used for both boys and girls. Given the “a” ending, it’s been trending towards girls but we love this one for a boy. Nevada means “covered in snow.” It’s one of the Christmas names that has a subtle touch.

Nicholas

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Nicholas is a Greek name that means “wolf.” Wolves are majestic creatures that can be found hunting in the snow across North America. However, we had Saint Nicholas in mind when we chose this most special of Christmas names.

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Christian

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Christian is a traditional Greek name, meaning “follower of Christ.” Both Christmas and Christian share the same root in Christ and for a boy or girl born on or around this holiday, it would be a most appropriate choice!

Jack

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Jack Frost is a personification of frost, ice, snow, sleet, winter, and freezing cold. He is a variant of Old Man Winter who is responsible for frosty weather. Jack is an English variation of the name John which means “God is gracious.”

Natalie

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The moniker Natalie was traditionally given to girls born on Christmas day. So if your due date is on or near 25th December, keep the tradition going by naming her Natalie. Natalie has French origins and appropriately means “birthday of the Lord.” It’s one of the best traditional Christmas names that’s been going strong for centuries.

Nieva

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If Neve is too bland for you, jazz it up with the Spanish name, Nieva. A name bestowed in honor of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de la Nieves, referring to a miracle she performed with unmelted snow in the August heat of Rome. Nieva thus means “snow.”

Kris

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Everyone’s Christmas favorite, Kris Kringle is simply another name for Santa Claus and was used in the classic movie, A Miracle on 34th Street. Kris is a diminutive form of Christopher and Christian and therefore means “carrier of Christ.”

Lucia

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Belonging to the Swedish saint of Christmas, Lucia would make a fitting name for baby girls due in December. Lucia comes from the Latin lux which means “light.” This name has been popular since the Middle Ages and is currently in the top 200 in the US. It’s one of the most popular Christmas names that still feels subtle.

Carol

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Christmas Carols are beloved songs that help us spread good cheer. It’s been a popular name for Christmas-time baby girls for some time even though its roots don’t actually relate. Carol is a form of Charles which means “free man.” Tell her it means “Christmas song.”

Turquoise

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One of the Christmas names that does not scream “Christmas,” Turquoise proves a most unusual choice. Turquoise is the birthstone for December which feels so, so right.

Jonas

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Jonas is a Greek name with roots in Hebrew, Jonah. The name means “dove.” We often associate white doves with winter, purity, and peace. We look for all of those qualities every winter season. It’s one of the best Christmas names for boys on this list.

Aspen

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One of our favorite unisex Christmas names, Aspen really has it all. Aspen is the name of a trendy resort ski town in Colorado. It gets its name from the Aspen tree. A plant with heart-shaped leaves that bloom in the winter. How special!

Olwen

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Olwen is a Welsh favorite. Olwen is the name of a legendary princess in what is believed to have been in the earliest Arthurian romance, and in fact, one of the first recorded examples of Welsh prose. Olwen means “white footprint.”

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Blaze

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While Blaze might make you think initially of a warm hearth, the name has another meaning that’s associated with Blizzards. It shares the same French root and also means “snowstorm.” If you’d like a subtle nod to the season and a name with plenty of attitude, you’ve found it in Blaze.

There you go! How cute are these Christmas names for girls and boys? If you’re expecting a holiday baby, you could do no better than one of these names with seasonal meanings and warm vibes. Merry Christmas! If you want even more baby name inspiration, take a look at these winter-inspired appellations!

Get Inspired by These Dazzling Winter Names for Girls!

Eira

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You’ll find the name Eira in both Welsh and Norse traditions. In Welsh, the name relates to “snow.” In Old Norse, Eir is the name of a goddess of mercy. The name is very popular in Sweden and Norway. We don’t hear it often in the United States, but you could change that.

Carol

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

One of the winter names for girls associated with Christmas, Carol has a lot going for it. Christmas Carols are beloved songs that help us spread cheer. Carol has been a popular name for Christmas-time baby girls for decades even though its roots don’t actually relate. Carol is a form of Charles which means “free man.” Tell her it means “song.”

Alaska

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

No state is considered more wintry than our huge one to the north, Alaska. This beautiful name was coined by indigenous people. It means “great land.” Alaska is full of glaciers, snowy tundra, and all manner of winter sport. It’s one of the freshest winter names for girls.

Paloma

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Paloma is a name that’s having a moment in the US where it’s currently a top 1000 name. It is of Spanish origin and means “a dove.” Doves are associated with peace, purity, and friendship which makes them a favorite inclusion in all manner of Christmas cards, stamps, and decorations. Paloma is one of the most subtle winter names for girls.

Neve

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Neve is a name that comes from the Irish name, Niamh. This gorgeous appellation means “snow.” New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern chose the name Neve for her daughter, born while she was in office. We have Neve Campbell to thank for bringing this name to American’s attention.

Alba

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

In Spain, Alba is a top ten name for girls. This beautiful moniker has roots in Latin and means “white.” White snow-covered fields, mountains, and cityscapes are a hallmark of the season and we felt it was appropriate for this list of winter names for girls.

Ember

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

A welcome alternative to Amber, Ember is the French form of the name and it’s currently on an upward climb in the US as a top 200 name. To us, the name conjures images of a warm, glowing fire making it one of the warmest winter names for girls.

Garnet

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Garnet is the birthstone for the month of January. The gem name comes from French and means “pomegranate.” Like her sisters Ruby and Pearl, Garnet once enjoyed great favor. Garnet hasn’t experienced the same resurgence but we hope that changes because it’s a rock-solid name.

Ivy

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Ivy is derived from the name of the ivy plant, which got its name from the Old English word ifig. The ivy plant is beloved because it stays green throughout the winter months. The plant and the name are associated with “faithfulness.” The name has catapulted back into the mainstream thanks to Blue Ivy Carter.

Holly

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

We couldn’t bring you Ivy without some Holly. Holly is the birth flower for the month of December and the shrub contains deep green leaves with bright red flowers. For a December baby, you could find no better name. Botanical winter names for girls are trending so Holly will likely be in good company.

Noelle

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Noelle is the feminine form of the French name, Noel and means “Christmas.” It would make a charming name for your yuletide daughter. It’s enjoying its highest popularity in the United States today and it’s one of the most popular winter names for girls in France.

Demetria

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Demetria is the name of the Greek goddess who is responsible for bringing the winter season. You can shorten this lovely name to Demi for the nickname as both Demi Moore and Demi Lovato have done. This handsome name means “earth mother.”

Lumi

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

One of the most exotic winter names for girls, Lumi is a Finnish name that means “snow.” Lumi may be a rare girls’ name in the USA and England, but it comes in the top 50 in Finland. Lumi sounds perfectly cute yet modern and fashionable.

Merry

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Merry works because it sounds the same as Mary. Merry has been a favorite choice for Christmas babies for decades. This English name means “lighthearted and happy.” A little girl named Merry is sure to spread good cheer.

Natalie

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

The moniker Natalie was traditionally given to girls born on Christmas day. So if your due date is on or near 25th December, keep the tradition going by naming her Natalie. Natalie has French and Russian origins and appropriately means “birthday of the Lord.”

Nevada

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Nevada is a Spanish name that can be used for both boys and girls. Given the “a” ending, it’s been trending towards girls (but we love this one for a boy as well). Nevada means “covered in snow.” It’s one of the winter names for girls that is also a place name and that’s true for our next pick as well.

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Aspen

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

While we’re on the topic of unisex names, let’s discuss another great option, Aspen. Aspen is the name of a fashionable resort ski town in Colorado. It gets its name from the Aspen tree. A plant with heart-shaped leaves that bloom in the winter.

Nieva

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

If Neve is too bland for you, jazz it up with the Spanish name Nieva. A name bestowed in honor of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de la Nieves, referring to a miracle she performed with unmelted snow in the August heat of Rome. Nieva thus means “snow.”

Lucia

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Belonging to the Swedish saint of Christmas, Lucia would make a fitting name for baby girls due in December. Lucia comes from the Latin root, lux which means “light.” This name has been popular ever since the Middle Ages and is currently in the top 200 in the US. It’s one of the best winter names for girls that can honor Swedish heritage.

Elsa

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Elsa is the German diminutive form of Elizabeth which means “pledged to God.” If you’re wondering if we chose this name solely because of the Disney animated film, Frozen, you’d be correct. Elsa is more popular in the US today than it has been since the 1890s. We love the vintage feel of this charming name for girls.

January

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Mad Men actor January Jones has helped parents see this name as a possibility. There was a brief surge in popularity for this month-name in the seventies that quickly fizzled out. Let’s bring this retro name back to life, parents!

Epiphany

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Epiphany is based on an ancient Greek word for a feeling or realization that comes upon you suddenly. It often relates to the divine, as in the realization that Christ is the son of God. The Feast of the Epiphany, which commemorates the visit of the Magi to the infant Jesus, takes place on January 6 which makes it one of the best winter names for girls born in January.

Olwen

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Olwen is a Welsh favorite, the name of a legendary princess in what is believed to have been the earliest Arthurian romance, and in fact one of the first recorded examples of Welsh prose. Olwen means “white footprint.”

Christmas

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A little more contemporary feeling than Noelle, Christmas is a perfectly acceptable name for your little girl born around Christmas time. If this name seems too on the nose, consider Christina or Christie instead.

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Winter

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Why beat around the bush? Winter has overtaken other seasonal names for girls like Autumn or Summer. Winter now ranks as the 332 most popular name for girls. With a touch of mystery, this name seems so fresh, but it’s not new as a baby name. Winter first broke into the top 1000 in the seventies in the US. It was used as a given name as far back as the seventh century. If it speaks to you, go for it!

Amethyst

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Amethyst is both a color and gemstone name. It describes the purple birthstone for February. It’s one of the best winter names for girls for Aquarius babies.

Bronwen

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Bronwen is virtually unknown in the US today but it’s one of the greatest winter names for girls. The name is derived from Welsh and it belonged to a mythological figure who was worshipped as the daughter of Lyr. She was considered a goddess of the moon and love. This spectacular name means “white breast.”

Calanthe

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Calanthe is a botanical name from Greek that refers to the “Christmas orchid.” If you are looking for nature-inspired winter names for girls, this could be the right choice for you.

Luz

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Pronounced the same as the word “loose,” Luz references the Virgin Mary as “Our Lady of Light” and thus, means “light.” It’s one of the most popular Spanish names for girls around the world today.

Yuki

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Yuki is one of the winter names for girls that originated from Japanese. Yuki means “snow” and sounds like a cute nickname to western ears.

Valentine

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One of the best winter names for girls born in February, Valentine is the French form of a Latin name related to Valentina. The name is pronounced val-en-teen by French speakers but you may want to pronounce it as Americans do the holiday.

Eirlys

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A flower name from Welsh, Eirlys is a word name that means “snowflake.” It has a delicate sound that should appeal to new parents today. The name is pronounced air-liss which might throw some who are not familiar with Welsh pronunciation but it’s not a dealbreaker.

Miyuki

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A name related to the previously mentioned Yuki, Miyuki can mean “beautiful snow” or “beautiful happiness” depending on the kanji used to construct this Japanese name. For our purposes, we’ll take the snow meaning.

Khione

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Pronounced kee-OWN-ee, Khione is a name that crops up several times in Greek mythology. It works as one of the winter names for girls thanks to a myth involving Hermes who turned the character, Khione, into a snow cloud. Thus, the name means “snow.”

Holiday

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

A more popular option in the UK, Holiday makes for a celebratory name for girls. The name is derived from an English term meaning “holy day.” If Holly is too short, consider Holiday for your daughter.

Aneira

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There are a couple of different pronunciation options for this Welsh name in an-EYE-ra or an-AY-ra. It’s one of the most beautiful winter names for girls that most parents in the US have never heard. It means “much snow.”

Gwyneira

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A cousin to Aneira, Gwyneira sweetens the deal with the meaning “white snow.” One of the lesser-known Gwyn names, Gwyneira is one of the most distinct winter names for girls that many American parents have likely never had the pleasure of hearing.

Cherith

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One of the underutilized Biblical names, Cherith is of Hebrew origin and means “winter stream.” Cherith has a sound similar to cherish which makes it a real treasure. In the Bible, the appellation names a stream that kept Elijah alive during a drought.

Turquoise

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Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It makes for one of the rarer color names in use today. It is derived from French and means “Turkish stone.”

Winika

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Winika is a name of Maori origin that means “Christmas orchid.” If you’d like something more exotic than Calanthe, Winika could price a winning option.

Edurne

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Pronounced uh-durn, Edurne is one of the winter names for girls that’s never been popular in the US. The name is of Basque origin, related to the extremely popular name for boys, Edur, in Spain. This appellation means “snow.”

Snejana

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Pronounced snee-JAH-nah, Snejana is a name of Bulgarian origin that’s well used in Eastern Europe and Russia today. It would make for an unusual option for a baby girl born in the US but not inaccessible.

Gola

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Gola is a traditional Cherokee name for girls. It celebrates nature and means “winter.”

Fjolla

cool winter names for girls to give to your snow baby

Fjolla’s pronunciation will likely trip up many in the US. However, the J is pronounced as a Y so it sounds like Fee-olla. This name is of Albanian origin and means “snowflake.” You’ll find it most popular in Kosovo today.

Primrose

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Primrose is a name of English origin, meaning “first rose.” The name remarks on the first rose to appear in late winter heralding the promise of spring. It’s one of the winter names for girls that is popular in England today but has never achieved such success in the US.

Winter-Inspired Names for Boys

25. Douglas

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Douglas is a storied Scottish clan name that means “black water.” We didn’t choose it for its meaning, however, we associate Douglas with the Douglas fir a type of pine tree that many use as a Christmas tree.

24. Crispin

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Crispin is a Latin name that means “curly haired.” However, we find it attractive and appropriate for this list because it contains the word crisp. Many would describe a beautiful winter morning with the word. While this name has been around since Antiquity it has never taken off in the US. Let’s change that this winter!

23. Frost

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Frost is an English surname meaning “born in a cold spell.” Frost belonged to a beloved poet you probably have heard of named Robert Frost. “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” was published in the 1920s and it’s one of his most cherished and popular poems. As far as winter names go, you couldn’t do better.

22. Whittaker

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Whittaker is a unique name for a boy that has English origins and means “from the white covered field.” As far as imagery goes, this name conjures romantic images of snow-covered fields blanketed in an icy sheet. We love this name and the nickname Whitt.

21. Aspen

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Aspen is a marvelous gender-neutral name that most people will associate with the ski resort town Aspen, Colorado. However, the town takes its name from the aspen tree. It’s a magnificent tree with heartshaped leaves that blooms in the winter.

20. Blaze

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

While Blaze might make you think initially of a warm hearth, the name has another meaning that’s associated with Blizzards. It shares the same root and also means “snowstorm.” If you’d like a subtle nod to the season and a name with plenty of attitude, you’ve found it in Blaze.

19. Noel

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

This traditional French name is traditionally given as a middle name for boys born on or around Christmas. Noel means “Christmas” and has found a home here in the United States as it’s now a top 500 name.

18. Quilo

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Quilo isn’t a name you hear often these days, but we think it still has plenty of charms. This name has roots in Roman mythology and is associated with the cold, north wind. Think of this name as a cross between Shiloh and Quinten. It totally works!

17. Jasper

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Jasper has a fabulous meaning, “bringer of treasure.” This handsome Persian name is associated with the Three Wise Men. This name has been rocketing up the baby name charts in the United States after being considered a crusty name in England for long. We also love the nickname Jazz for this.

16. Bodhi

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Bodhi Day, which is a Buddhist holiday in Winter typically in December but sometimes in January. Let the holiday be ab inspiration behind your son’s baby name. The name means “awakening” which is rather appropriate wouldn’t you say?

15. Cypress

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Cypress isn’t just the name of an evergreen tree that thrives in the winter across North America. It can also work as a fabulous name for your little boy. If you’re after an econame or moniker inspired by nature, this would be an excellent pick.

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14. Boris

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Boris is practically unheard as a name for babies in the US. This name with its Slavic origins is one of the most popular in Eastern Europe. The name means “wolf” or “snow leopard.” The name is currently having a moment in The Netherlands where it’s a top 100 name.

13. Pyry

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Take a moment a consider the exotic Finnish name Pyry. In Finnish, the name is pronounced Pue-Rue which may or may not be to your liking. We expect that most Americans will try and pronounce it Pie-Ree. This wonderfully weird name means “blizzard.”

12. Gabriel

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

In the Christian tradition, Gabriel was an angel who delivered the news of Jesus’s birth. This handsome Hebrew name means “God is my strength.”

11. Cole

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Cole is a popular English name that means “coal black.” It makes us think of what Santa Claus brings naughty boys and girls, but also what fuels a winter’s fire. Cole is now a top 200 name for boys in the US and i’s ease and cool nature are what really make it a hit.

10. Robin

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Robins are such attractive birds that survive the winter by foraging for berries found on various shrubs. These birds are a treat to see in the snow and are often considered a good omen and a sign of Spring’s return. You’ll find these birds on many a Christmas card and stamp. Robin has long been a popular unisex name and continues to charm today.

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9. Yukio

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Yukio is a wonderfully playful Japanese baby name that can have a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used to build the name. One popular one is “snow.”

8. Nevada

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Nevada is a Spanish name that can be used for both boys and girls. Given the “a” ending, it’s been trending towards girls but we love this one for a boy. Nevada means “covered in snow.”

7. Nicholas

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Nicholas is a Greek name that means “wolf.” Wolves are majestic creatures that can be found hunting in the snow across North America. However, we had Saint Nicholas in mind when we chose this name.

6. Tempest

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Tempest will probably be too moody for most parents, but we love it nonetheless. Tempest is an English word name that means “storm.” It conjured images of snowy blizzards waited out by the fire.

5. Christain

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Christian is a traditional Greek name, meaning “follower of Christ.” Both Christmas and Christian share the same root in Christ and for a boy born on or around this holiday, it would be a most appropriate choice.

4. Jack

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Jack Frost is a personification of frost, ice, snow, sleet, winter, and freezing cold. He is a variant of Old Man Winter who is held responsible for frosty weather. Jack is an English variation of the name John which means “God is gracious.”

3. Kris

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Everyone’s Christmas favorite, Kris Kringle is simply another name for Santa Claus and was used in the classic movie, A Miracle on 34th Street. Kris is a diminutive form of Christopher and Christian and means “carrier of Christ.”

2. Jonas

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Jonas is a Greek name with roots in Jonah. The name means “dove.” We often associate white doves with winter, purity, and peace. We look for all of those qualities every winter season.

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1. Ogden

25 cool baby names for boys inspired by winter

Ogden is a classic English name that means “from the oak valley.” Oaks are associated with the month of January and in Finland, January is considered the Month of the Oak. Ogden is a beautiful name that has fallen out of fashion but we would love to see make a comeback.

There you go! wintery baby names for boys and girls that celebrate the best parts of the coldest months of the year. From holidays to natural beauty, these names would be a perfect fit for your winter baby.

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