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19 Unusual Baby Names For Little Ones Born Over The Festive Season

By Amy Packham

If your baby is due over the festive season but you’re struggling for inspiration – look no further than
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Noelle/Noella

This name actually means ‘Christmas’ – nothing could be more relevant.

Balthazar

Naming your baby after one of three wise men has a unique festive twist.

Holly

Classic Christmas colour – the berries of holly trees ripen over winter.

Ivy

Ivy is an evergreen vine that has long been associated with rebirth.

Lumi

Lumi means “snow”, perfect especially if we get a white Christmas.

Eldan/Elden

This means “from the elves’ valley” – Lord of the Rings fans take note.

Caspar

Another of the three kings, this name also means “bringer of treasure”.

Robyn/Robin

The festive bird is a common sight throughout the winter season.

Tanzy

The birthstone for December is Tanzanite – seasonal but non-obvious.

Aubrey

This name means ‘Elf Counsel’. What could be cuter for a Christmas tot?

Astra

A star, reflecting all the twinkling lights we see during Christmas time.

Rudolph

An unlikely choice, but it would definitely be memorable in the playground.

Celyn

This name – of Celtic origin – means both “holly” and “strong-willed”.

Carol

Old school names are back in fashion. Thank Cate Blanchett for this one.

Eve

Twas the night before Christmas, after all.

Ebenezer

As popularised by Dickens (and The Shamen), you can shorten it to Eben.

Tannen

It’s the German word for pine and features in the carol, ‘O Tannenbaum’.

Frederick

Fred Claus is the older brother of Santa Claus (no, we didn’t know either).

Joy

Because a baby born at Christmas time will bring exactly that.

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