25 Baby Names Inspired by WinterLet's be honest, picking a baby name is one of the most intimidating parts of pregnancy. Sure, car seats and strollers might be tough with all those reviews to wade through and safety instructions to make sense of, but baby will use them for, what, a few years? They're going to have this name for the rest of their life! So where to begin? Might I recommend picking a theme straight off the bat to narrow down the gazillion choices out there? And if you're having a winter baby, you've got a perfect theme staring you in the face!

From the weather to the plants that are hardy enough to grow this time of year, there's an abundance of wintry choices for your little one. Here are 25, with lovely choices for both boys and girls!

  1. Frost
  2. Snow
  3. Neve (Latin for snow)
  4. Bianca (Italian for white)
  5. Blanche
  6. Hazel (as in witch -- blooms in winter)
  7. Holly
  8. Ivy
  9. Lumi (Finnish for snow)
  10. Nevada (Spanish for covered in snow)
  11. December
  12. January
  13. Gale
  14. Stormy
  15. Rain
  16. Grey
  17. Eira (Welsh for snow)
  18. Aneira (also Welsh for snow)
  19. Juniper (berries common in winter)
  20. Crystal
  21. Garnet (January birthstone)
  22. Winter
  23. Jay (common winter bird)
  24. Wren
  25. Sparrow

Do you have a winter baby? What's your baby name?


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