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Seasonal Baby Names

(20 Posts)
Dummyhunter Sun 29-May-11 13:37:53

Hi everyone

We are due on new years eve and would like a festive name but not obvious.

We are only thinking of girls names as we are pretty stocked up on boys names (family names).

DH has already ruled out

Noelle sad (l loved this)
Carol
Ivy

Any other ideas?

Concordia Sun 29-May-11 13:38:48

natalie, natalia?
but maybe your baby will come mid january?

PaisleyLeaf Sun 29-May-11 13:39:45

Holly
Mary

Dummyhunter Sun 29-May-11 13:42:07

Already have a Natalie in the family - shame l liked this too. l know it could be late (DD was a week late by Drs dates bang on for mine) but l am being a bit wimsickle [grim]

StellaSays Sun 29-May-11 13:42:23

Mary, Anna, Salome, Holly, Christina, Angelica, Gabrielle

Dummyhunter Sun 29-May-11 13:44:28

Oh l love Angelica

Holly - friends daughter
Christina - friend!!
Gabrielle - two little boys at playgroup with thius name
Quite like Mary and Anna though

freesias Sun 29-May-11 13:50:15

tiffany relates to epiphany
angelina
gabriella

Youcantaffordme Sun 29-May-11 13:51:34

Christabel
Epiphany
Magdalen (not really seasonal but I got there from Magi)

ManicAnnie Sun 29-May-11 13:53:07

Maria as an alternative to Mary?

Michaela
Angel/Angelica
Eve?

Barbeasty Sun 29-May-11 14:32:31

Emmanuelle

Youcantaffordme Sun 29-May-11 14:36:03

Silvestra

peeriebear Sun 29-May-11 14:41:35

Robyn
smile

NoHunIntended Sun 29-May-11 18:19:19

Was going to suggest Eve but MagicAnnie beat me to it - so just to add, www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/0/Eve lists some names based on Eve.

MeantToStopAtTwo Sun 29-May-11 20:13:06

Nicholas (as in the saint)
Scarlet

Noelle is lovely. Can you push your OH a little harder?

Dummyhunter Wed 01-Jun-11 07:00:26

Thanks guys - sorry l didnt reply the computer had a virus (all better nowsmile)

l really love Noelle but unfortunately DH really dislikes it but he is coming around to Anna, Angelica or Faith - any opinions?

StellaSays Wed 01-Jun-11 09:15:59

aia like Anna since I tend to prefer simple names, I'm also biased becasue have many family members named Anna smile

greenzebra Wed 01-Jun-11 09:41:29

Angel / Angelina / Angelica - all names for Angel.

Avery - Christmas elf.

Belle - could be for Christmas bells if you wanted to theme it this way.

Carol or Carolle - from Christmas carol.

Christmas.

Christine / Christina / Kristina - 'A Christian.'

Christy - a form of Christine, 'A Christian.'

Eira - 'snow'.

Gabrielle / Gabriella - feminine version of the Angel Gabriel, the angel who told Mary she was pregnant with the baby Jesus.

Glory / Gloria - from the Glory of God.

Holly - from holly tree.

Hope.

Ivy - a Christmas plant.

Josephine / Joesphina / Josie - feminine forms of Joesph the carpenter, husband of Mary.

Mary / Maria - Jesus' mother.

Merry - from Merry Christmas.

Michaela - feminine version of the Angel Michael, Angel of love and families.

Natalie or Natalia - Jesus' birth.

Natasha - Jesus' birth.

Neva - 'Snow'.

Nicole / Nicola - from Saint Nicholas, or 'Santa'.

Noelle - Christmas time. Feminine version of Noel.

Robyn - feminine version of Robin, the Christmas bird.

Star.

Talia - a version of Natalia, Jesus' birth.

Tasha / Tashia - a form of Natasha, Jesus' birth.

Virginia - 'Virgin', from the virgin birth.

just found these on a website.

MelinaM Wed 01-Jun-11 10:22:46

Christmas names:

Clementine
Josephine
Lucia
Merlilee
Myrna
Nadalia
Tashia
Winter

New Year names (meaning hope/new beginning etc..:

Amaryllis
Aurora
Colombe
January
Nova
Novella
Oriana
Renee
Usha

EverSoLagom Wed 01-Jun-11 13:09:55

Serena or Seren (star)

BlueChampagne Wed 01-Jun-11 13:51:11

Check out saints' days for late Dec/early Jan? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calendar_of_saints_(Church_of_England)#January

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