30 Seasonal Names for Your Holiday Baby

If you can't feel it in the air, you can see it in the stores -- we're in full holiday mode. With Thanksgiving next week, and then Christmas and Hanukkah coming, it's one big festive ball of stress and fun that will keep rolling until next year.

If you're pregnant, it can be an extra special time, but also an extra stressful time as you add preparing for a new human to arrive to your list. But deciding on a baby name is actually easier this time of year, as this season provides so much inspiration for wonderful, festive baby names. Here are 30 holiday-inspired baby names to consider for your little holiday gift.

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Girls

1. May (for the Mayflower)

2. Pumpkin

3. Holly

4. Chrissy

5. December

6. January

7. Noel

8. Natalie/Natalia (Latin for Christmas day)

9. Mary

10. Joy

11. Angel

12. Carol

13. Snow

14. Laila (Hebrew word for "light")

15. Olive (for olive oil used to light the sacred lamp)


Boys

1. Samoset (first Native American to meet with the pilgrims)

2. Oceanus (name of baby born on the Mayflower)

3. Rock (as in Plymouth)

4. Tom (after the turkey, of course!)

5. Christopher

6. Santa (for the truly festive family)

7. Nicholas

8. Emmanuel

9. Joseph

10. Gabriel

11. Yule

12. Rudolph

13. Macabee

14. Judah

15. Blaze

What are your favorite holiday-inspired baby names?


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