40 Perfect New Year's-Inspired Baby Names

new year's baby decorationBabies born during the holiday season may hate the fact that their b-day ends up falling so close to the only other big gifting occasion of the year, but there are definitely perks to being a New Year's kid! For one thing, baby names inspired by the "most wonderful time of year" are often cheerful and hint at the holiday (or first month of the year) itself, happy new beginnings, or all the luck and success that another year can bring. What's not to love about that?

Here, 40 names that are perfect for a New Year's baby ...



  1. Asha
  2. Aurora
  3. Beatrice
  4. Dagny
  5. Dawn
  6. Eve
  7. Esperanza
  8. Garnet
  9. Hope
  10. January
  11. Makara
  12. Nadia
  13. Neve
  14. Nova
  15. Novella
  16. Oriana
  17. Renee
  18. Roxana
  19. Zara
  20. Zorina

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  1. Abraham
  2. Anno
  3. Asher
  4. Aster
  5. Davian
  6. Felix
  7. Finn
  8. Gennaro
  9. Navin
  10. Neo
  11. Newcomb
  12. Newell
  13. Newlyn
  14. Newman
  15. Orion
  16. Paxton
  17. Ridley
  18. Thaddeus
  19. Walid
  20. Whittaker

Which names are your favorite?


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