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Baby names inspired by Christmas movies bring the holiday spirit to life

Whether you are expecting a baby in December or just can’t get enough of the holidays, naming a little one in the spirit of the season is a definite trend.

To help, we have rounded up some truly great baby names from some of our favorite Christmas movies. From Virginia to Violet, Zuzu to Ralphie (and yes, even Clark Griswold) check out baby boy and baby girl names inspired by America’s favorite Christmas movies.

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We have picked baby names from the classic movies, such as White Christmas, as well as more modern movies, including National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and Elf, that will surely get you in the Christmas spirit.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

A Charlie Brown Christmas debuted in 1965 and has continued to delight fans every Christmas. Although we are not suggesting you name your child Snoopy — although it does make a cute nickname or a great name for a dog… or rapper (ahem, Snoop Dog), check out these great names from this classic movie:

It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life is an inspirational holiday movie that was released in 1946 and never fails to get you in the Christmas spirit. You are sure to love some of these old-fashioned, yet classic, names:

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Chevy Chase ushered in a Christmas classic with the hilarious holiday happenings of the Griswold family in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. If you know every line in the movie like I do, you are sure to recognize some of these great All-American names:

White Christmas

Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney made magic in this Christmas classic, which was first released in 1954. These retro baby names are full of charm!

Miracle on 34th Street

This heartwarming tale is full of holiday spirit — and full of great baby names as well! Discover the miracle of Christmas with these names from Miracle on 34th Street.

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Christmas baby names

There are so many great Christmas movies we couldn’t narrow it down! Here are more baby girl names and baby boy names from some of our favorite Christmas movies:

  • Ebenezer: A Christmas Carol (OK, maybe you shouldn’t name your child this, but we couldn’t resist!)
  • Virginia: Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
  • Cindy Lou: How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  • Ralphie: A Christmas Story
  • Bernard: The Santa Clause
  • Kevin: Home Alone
  • Buddy: Elf
  • Jovie: Elf
  • Fulton: Elf
  • Morris: Elf
  • Clarice: Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • Yukon: Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • Daisy: Love Actually

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