There are lots of gorgeous baby names that are synonymous with Christmas and are perfect choices if your baby is born over the festive period. Here are some ideas for December baby names that are for life, not just for Christmas!
Festive names for baby girls
Festive names for baby boys
While some of these are traditional names, others are slightly more unusual. However, for a really different name for a Christmas baby, these ones may inspire, even more so when you know their meanings.
Kris as in Kris Kringle!
Ebenezer may have been a scrooge, but it’s still a pretty cool name!
Rudolph is a little out there, but it’s cute and unusual to say the least.
Alfredo is the Spanish and Italian version of Alfred, meaning ‘elf counsellor’.
Comet is another super festive name, albeit a little quirky.
Frost, as in Jack Frost, is becoming quite popular as a first name.
Melchior was one of the Three Wise men and the name means ‘City of the King’.
Ginger as in gingerbread, means ‘pure’.
Dancer is a reindeer name with a lovely magical feel.
Berry is a name that’s slightly more unusual but resonates with the festive season.
Candy is a super sweet Latin baby name that actually means ‘Dazzling/glowing white, bright’.
Clementine is a pretty name with its meaning being ‘mild’.
Winter is another name that’s on the rise, often with the spelling tweaked to Wynter.
Zuzu was the name of the adorable girl in ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ and means ‘lily’.