Choosing a Holiday Name for Your Baby

Holiday Names for Your Baby

Newborn with Santa Hat for Christmas
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Every year there are babies who are born on or near holidays that have a special meaning to that family. Sometimes people want to give their baby a special name to commemorate that holiday or to celebrate. This may be a family tradition, or it may be tied to a religion, a season, or just something that strikes your fancy. The thing is, there are a lot of holidays and a lot of names. 

New Year's Day Baby Names:


You have the first baby of the new year! Now, what name do you choose? Do you name after the obstetrician? What about time-related names? Do you even want to commemorate this time of year? Or are you sad it wasn't a day sooner?

More baby names for New Year's.

Valentine's Day Baby Names:

Ah, love is in the air. Romantic names are often directly from our lives in that we name after those we love. There are also baby names to choose from that have meanings like love, cherish and other Valentine's Day like names. You could also just go with the love theme.

More baby names for Valentine's Day.

4th of July Baby Names:

You might be aiming for a good patriotic name like a founding father or president. Perhaps you're looking for a famous woman in history. Though there are others who would pick less common names and go for something wild like Cadence.

More baby names for the 4th of July.

Halloween Baby Names:

Whether you're aiming to pick a baby name that is monster inspired, think Frankenstein, or you want something to represent the season, like Autumn, this time of year has many baby names!

It is also a very popular time of year to be born.

More baby names for Halloween.

Thanksgiving Baby Names:

Are you thankful you weren't named after a pilgrim? Well, some of the names they used are still quite popular like Sarah and John. Constance and Enoch may be a bit outdated. Do you like the virtue names?

If so this is your holiday!

More baby names for Thanksgiving.

Christmas Baby Names:

A festive time of year for sure! There are plenty of baby names to go around. Will you choose a seasonally inspired baby name like Lucia or Noel?

More baby names for Christmas.

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