If you're expecting your tiny bundle of joy around December but still can't decide on what to call him / her, here are a few suggestions for you.
Names for babies born in December
A flowering plant with red berries and leaves that look similar to those in Jesus' crown of thorns. Hollies (plastic versions) are commonly seen in Christmas decorations -- just one look at it and you know it's that time of the year!
Hope / Faith
Christmas symbolizes many different things to different people, but the biggest message one could derive from it are those of believing and knowing there is a force bigger than yourself who is all-knowing.
What could be more Christmas-y than, well, "Christmas"? Especially if you're giving birth around the 25th of the month, what's a better way to mark the occasion?
Because a baby does bring happiness to the family.
Noel / Noelle
In French, Noel means "Christmas". Its spelling may be altered for a baby girl.
Why not name her after the 12th month of the year, which is also her birth month?
Because these heavenly beings are pure and gentle, as your baby is.
To remind you of the glee you feel from hearing Christmas songs.
It is an exaltation, which acknowledges the power of the divine. It means "praise" or "honor".
Mary or Maria in Filipino is commonly used as a first name for baby girls. It means a "wished-for child."
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Of Russian origin, it means "born on Christmas Day."
Think white Christmas! Snow evokes images of purity and cleanliness.
To remind you of the bright heavenly body in the sky that led the Three Kings to where Jesus was born.
Christmas is, after all, a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, on whom the Christian faith is centered.
For Christians around the world, Jesus is the reason for the season.
According to the Holy Bible, it was an angel named Gabriel who made it known to Mary that she was going to be the mother of Christ.
Nick / Nicholas
Based on tradition, a jolly old man in a red suit named Santa Claus (or St. Nick) goes around the world in his sleigh to deliver gifts to kids who have been good.
In Latin, it means "peace" or "the kiss of peace."