Festive Baby Names For Your December Baby

Are you expecting a baby in December and looking for some inspiration for baby names?

Are you expecting a baby in December and looking for some inspiration for baby names?
Whether it is a girl or a boy, we have you covered with 30 of our favourite festive baby names from Aster to Eve for your pending arrival. Best of luck with the remainder of your pregnancy and of course, picking the perfect name.
  • Holly - an English name referring to the red berries we decorate our homes with over the Christmas period.
  • North - after the north star.
  • Fia - an absolutely stunning name but also the Irish word for a deer.
  • Robin - a unisex name after the red-breasted bird often associated with winter. It is a German baby name and means "famed".
  • Beth - taken from Bethlehem.
  • Edith - meaning rich gift.
  • Bea - from Latin origin meaning "rich gift".
  • Mitzi - Rudolf the red nose reindeers mother's name. You learn something new every day!
  • Joy - the meaning is in the name. A name bursting with happiness.
  • Winter - a stunning name which can be spelt Wynther.
  • Eve - for the night before Christmas. In Hebrew, the name means "enlivening".
  • December - a unique and stunning name for a girl, named after the month that is in it.
  • Starr - a symbol of Christmas. Stella also means star which could make a gorgeous name for any girl.
  • Noella - a variation of Noelle. Noella means Christmas.
  • Lumi -  the Finnish for snow.
  • Nicholas - after Father Christmas himself.
  • Gabriel - is a Spanish name but also the name of a Christmas angel.
  • Caspar/Jasper - one of the three wise men and the keeper of treasure.
  • Aaron - the little drummer boy. One of our favourite Christmas carols.
  • Christian - a spiritual name meaning "follower of Christ".
  • Aster -  a unique name that can be used for a boy or girl meaning star.
  • Buddy - are you a fan of the movie Elf? If so, you will know exactly why this name made it on to our festive baby name list.
  • Joseph - a biblical name after the father of Jesus.
  • Rí - the Irish word for king.
  • Douglas - one of the most common Christmas tree's purchased throughout the festive period is a Douglas Fir.
  • Malachi - in Hebrew, the name means "god's messenger".
  • Jack - a great traditional name that can be associated with the fictional Christmas character, Jack Frost. We cannot wait to cosy up and watch this movie next month!
  • Noel - a French name which means a Christmas carol.
  • Kris - after Kris Kringle.
  • Theodore - in biblical terms means "gift of God". The name has often been shortened to Teddy.
Kellie Kearney is a Dublin mammy of kids aged 2, 3, 4 and 8. A self-confessed procrastinator and picker-upper of things, Kellie's love include coffee, doughnuts, travel and sharing every day true to life moments on Instagram of her growing family. Follow her on www.instagram.com/mylittlebabog.


Kellie Kearney

Kellie Kearney is a Dublin mammy of five kids aged newborn right up to nine. She loves coffee, cloth nappies, travel and sharing her every day true to life family moments on Instagram.

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