DEC03 - 20 Baby Names Inspired by the Holiday Season

The holiday season, the most magical time of the year is almost here with us. The season will even be more delightful if you have a little one on the way. The season provides one with a lot of names inspired by carols, hymns, and in some cases movies or shows that are popular with the festive season.

To help you pick a wonderful name for your bundle of joy, we have compiled a list of 10 baby boys’ names and 10 baby girls’ names inspired by the holiday season.

10 Baby Boys’ Names

This name has its origin in the English language and it means one who was born during the festive season. This is a unisex name.

This is an old European name that means peace. It’s perfect for the holiday season.

This name means hot ashes and evokes feelings of warmth when a family sits around a fire during the holiday season. It can also be used as a short form for the name December.

This name means happy and it’s perfect for a boy born around the holiday season that we associate with a lot of happiness and joy.

This name comes from the German word Tannenbaum for ‘pine’. The short version Tannen means ‘fir tree’, the tree used for decorations around the holiday season.

Claus or Klaus
This name began as a nickname for the name Nicholas (Santa Claus or just Santa), a legendary figure who is identified as the patron of the festive season.

The robin is a winter bird and it’s a perfect name for a boy born during that holiday season that occurs around winter. The name is also unisex.

This name is derived from a French word that means Christmas and it’s a perfect name for boys born around the holiday season.

This name means noble or courageous and is perfect for a boy born during the holiday season.

This name means elves from the valley. An elf is a mythical creature that has magical powers found in Germanic mythology. Santa has twelve elves as helpers.


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10 Baby Girls’ Names

This name is derived from the French word ‘cadeaux’ which means ‘present’. Since your little bundle of joy is the perfect holiday gift, this name is perfect.

This name is associated with all the enjoyment and pleasure of the holiday season. Gioia is the Italian version of Joy.

The holiday season normally has shiny and twinkling lights as decorations and the name means light or shiny.

It is a Swahili name that means hope, to signify your hope for the holiday season and the year to come.

This is the name of a beautiful flower that’s linked to the holiday season. It means to sparkle.

If your little bundle of joy arrives on the 24th or the 31st of December, then this is a perfect name for them. Eve is a Hebrew name that means ‘life’.

The name means beautiful in French and it is perfect for a baby girl born during the holiday season when all things are beautiful.

This name is of English origin and comes from the ivy plant. It signifies faithfulness and is one of the traditional names used during the holiday season. It even became more popular after Beyonce and Jay Z named their daughter.

The means noble and is perfect for your little girl born during the holiday season.

This is the name of the plant that has red berries and is used to decorate houses during the holiday season.