This December, I’m not naming a brand new baby (instead, I’m celebrating my baby’s first birthday!), but if I was, these wintery names would be high on my list.
Click through to see some of my favorites: Winter Inspired Baby Names
These baby names are beautiful no matter what time of year your baby is born in!
Another winter bird, and a classic girl’s name.
If you’re looking for an unusual name, this one comes from Roman mythology referring to the North Wind.
Means “white footprint”
Directional names are always popular (think Easton or Weston), and North is a perfect winter fit.
Or go with the masculine version instead for a little boy.
This festive girl name is a great fit for a little one born near Christmas.
I’m sure Santa won’t mind sharing his name.
Latin for “snow.”
“Snow” in Finnish
If snowflakes are keeping you and your new baby company, this might be the perfect name.
Or stick with the more traditional spelling.
A Latin version of “January.”
A pretty name for a little girl!
Jack Frost shares this super popular first name (it’s in the top 50 on the Social Security name list).
“Ice” might be a bit much, but this is a nice feminine variation on it.
This winter vine is bright and beautiful even in the dead of winter.
Beautiful winter berries, and a popular girl’s name.
Or try this spelling, if you want something a bit more unique.
This state (which knows its fair share about winter) makes a great girl name.
This name, borrowed from a popular ski resort, is trendy and cute.
If “Star” is a bit much for you, try this Greek version of the word instead.
French for “white.”
This lovely name means “white.”
In Welsh, this means “White Circle.”
If Gwendolen is too much of a mouthful, try the shortened variation instead.
Or another spin off of Gwendolen.
Welsh for “white.”
The January birthstone makes a great male or female name.
Here’s one kind of coal you might want to get in your stocking.
The name of the angel in the Christmas story.
Or try the feminine version instead.
Means “white as snow.”
This pretty and uncommon name is a welsh word for “snow.”
The name of one of the most popular varieties of Christmas trees.
“Cold” might be too extreme, but “Coldin” makes a great name for a baby born in winter.
Or spell it with an “e” instead.
Strongly associated with Christmas, this is a perfect name for a baby born in mid-December (or go with “Christine” for a girl).
A perfect, celebratory name for a Christmas baby.
A shorter version of “Demeter,” the Greek goddess responsible for winter.
This might not be the most popular “month-as-name” but it’s one of my favorites!
Perfect for a baby born on a crisp winter day.
This old-fashioned name brings to mind the bare and beautiful branches of trees in winter.
Whether it reminds you of the Christmas star or just the bright winter-night stars, this is a beautiful and vibrant girl name.
Reminiscent of Snow White, this name is ideal for a baby born in the coldest months of the year.
I love this sweet name (a wren is a winter bird!)
This name has a crisp, unisex feel to it.
Or swap the “i” for a “y.”
Or go for a nickname version of “Winter” with “Winnie” instead.
Means “white field.” (Isn’t this a great boy name?)
Storm could go either way, but I particularly like it for a girl.