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Baby names from your favorite Christmas carols

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Christmas carol baby names

We've rounded up the most festive Christmas carol names, from Suzy Snowflake to Jolly Old St. Nicholas!
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Christmas carol baby names

Festive baby names that you'll love

We've rounded up the most festive Christmas carol names, from Suzy Snowflake to Jolly Old St. Nicholas!

Christmas carol baby names for boys

"You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen..." While you might not want to name your son after a reindeer (unless it's Rudolph, of course), you might find a suitable moniker among these beloved Christmas songs:

  • Claus — You better watch out: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town!"
  • Christian — John Byrom wrote "Christians Awake" in 1746.
  • David — Cecil Frances Alexander wrote the poem that inspired the carol "Once in Royal David's City."
  • Emmanuel — The season of Advent is marked by the hymn "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel."
  • Forrest — "Down in Yon Forest" is a traditional English carol.
  • Nicholas — Please, "Jolly Old Saint Nicholas," lean your ear this way…
  • Tannen — "Oh Christmas Tree" is the English version of the German "O Tannenbaum."
  • Wenceslas — "Good King Wenceslas" went out on the Feast of Stephen.

Christmas carol baby names for girls

'Tis the season to be merry... or Mary! You can find so many wonderful baby names for girls in these well-known Christmas Carols:

  • Angel — The shepherds in the field told of "Angels We Have Heard on High."
  • Belle — "Silver Bells" describes the sights and sounds of Christmas in the city.
  • Gloria— The angels proclaimed to the shepherds, "Gloria, in excelsis Deo!"
  • Holly and Ivy — Traditional red and green Christmas colors are found from the two hearty plants featured in the traditional carol "The Holly and the Ivy." (Ivey and Ivo are masculine alternatives.)
  • Jeanette and Isabella —"Bring a torch, Jeanette Isabella" is a French carol from the 16th Century.
  • Joy — One of the most beloved Christmas songs is "Joy to the World."
  • Noelle — The angels calmed the shepherds in "The First Noel."
  • Suzy — "Here Comes Suzy Snowflake," look at her tumbling down! Bringing joy to every girl and boy, Suzy's back in town.

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