Unique Christmas Names

If you are expecting a baby boy around Christmas (or even just love this time of the year), check out our list of unique boy names inspired by Christmas.

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Our list of Christmas-inspired boy names are as fun and festive as the season itself.

From the signs and sounds of the season, to the true meaning of the holiday season, check out our list of unique Christmas inspired baby names.

Christmas boy names

These unique Christmas inspired boy names bring up memories of a fun holiday month.

  • Nicholas:  After, "Jolly ole' St. Nicholas" himself
  • Noel: French name that means "Christmas."
  • Yule: English name meaning, "Born at Christmas."
  • Clement: Clement Moore wrote, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
  • Christian: Greek name meaning, "believes in Christ."
  • Winter: English name meaning, "year."
  • Frost:  This cool name is perfect for this frosty time of year.
  • Snowden: This is an English name meaning, "From the snowy hill."
  • Kris: After Kris Kringle; Also an English name meaning, "follower of Christ."
  • Jack: Great traditional name; this time of year can be after Jack Frost

For more ideas, check out our list of winter baby boy names.

Spiritual Christmas names

If you are of Christian faith, these biblical or spiritual boy names are a perfect choice for your Christmas baby.

  • Emmanuel: Hebrew name meaning, "God with us"; Also Old Testament name for the Messiah
  • Joseph: Hebrew name; Joseph was the father of Jesus
  • Gabriel:  Gabriel is a Spanish name meaning, "Man of God."
  • Christopher: St. Christopher is the patron saint of travelers; he is believed to have carried the Christ child across the river
  • Jasper: One of the kings who visited baby Jesus
  • Michael: In the bible, St. Michael was the patron saint of soldiers
  • Balthasar: One of the kings who visited baby Jesus
  • Angel: Biblical name for spirit messengers of God
  • Aaron: Moses' older brother
  • Caleb: Leader sent by Moes to explore the promised land
  • Moses: Brought the ten commandments; Also name of the son of Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Dagon: Hebrew name meaning "fish."
  • Ethan: Biblical name meaning "strong."

Get more spiritual boy baby names here.

Boy names from Christmas classics

Take a look back at some of our favorite Christmas classic movies for great traditional and unique boy names.

From White ChristmasBing Crosby (either the first or last name would make a cool boy's name!) played Bob Wallace, while Danny Kaye played Phil Davis. From It's a Wonderful Live, Jimmy Stewart played the lovable George Bailey – or what about Clarence, the angel? You could also name your son Charles – after Charles Dickens, writer of A Christmas Carol.

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Comments on "Baby boy names inspired by Christmas"

Jessica November 10, 2013 | 2:36 PM

I'm getting a kitten for Christmas so I was looking for Christmas names and now plan to name him "Maxwell Noel" SO CUTE!!!!

Bethany Marie T December 03, 2012 | 8:34 PM

Thank you! May sound strange but my friend wanted some Christmas fish names, so I picked this site to choose them from. Chose Kris :) Also lovely baby names

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