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72 Wonderful Winter Baby Names

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Last updated: Jan 23 2023

Looking for the perfect name for your new arrival? Explore this wonderland of whimsical and wondrous winter baby names.

Winter Baby Names

There are so many reasons to explore winter baby names for your new bundle.

Winter conjures images of cozy cabins, snowy adventures, and the fiery crackle of a burning log.

It’s also a time of great relaxation, hibernating to rejuvenate, and embracing long nights to get some much-needed rest.

Above all, it’s a time of helping others, and coming together as a family.

Whether your little one was born in the winter months or you simply love the feeling of cold on your nose, these winter names offer a number of perfect choices.

Put on your coat. We’re heading out.

In this article: 📝

  • What names mean ice? ❄️
  • What are girl names that mean winter?
  • What are boy names that mean winter?
  • Winter names for girls
  • Winter names for boys

What names mean ice? ❄️

These names either mean ice or the coming together of ice crystals in the form of snow.

  1. Chan. This Chinese name means “snow.”
  2. Crystal. A Greek name meaning “ice,” Crystal can also mean “gem” and “clear.”
  3. Edur. A name with Basque roots, Edur means “snow.”
  4. Eira. This one’s of Welsh roots and yes, you guessed it, means “snow.”
  5. Eirwen. This gender-neutral name also has Welsh roots. It means “snow,” as well as “fair” and “blessed.”
  6. Fannar. “Snow drift”
  7. Flykra. This Nordic name means “snowflake.”
  8. Frost. A poetic option, this name is the surname of the American writer, Robert Frost.
  9. Frostine. This icy French name means “freezing.”
  10. Gwyneira. This one’s of Welsh origin and means both “white” and “blessed snow.”
  11. Haukea. With its Hawaiian roots, Haukea means “white snow.”
  12. Haunani. This lovely name is also from Hawaii and means “beautiful snow.”
  13. Lixue. A charming option with Chinese roots, Lixue means “beautiful snow” too.
  14. Lumi. This sweet Scandinavian name simply means “snow.”
  15. Miyuki. A name with Japanese origins, Miyuki has two equally delightful meanings — “beautiful snow” and “beautiful happiness.”
  16. Neva. This sweet name comes from the Latin word, nivis which means “snow.” Neve is another option.
  17. Nieves. And this one’s also “snow.”
  18. Snow. And this one is too.
  19. Tushar. This boy’s name of Hindu roots means “ice,” “snow” or “cold.”
  20. Xuĕ. “Snowfall”
  21. Yukio. Here’s an adorable option with Japanese origins. It means “snow boy.”

What are girl names that mean winter?

  1. Beira. In Scottish folklore, Beira is the goddess of winter.
  2. Kheimon. She’s the Greek goddess of winter.
  3. Khione. As the daughter of Kheimon and the god of the north wind, she is the ancient Greek goddess of snow and ice.
  4. Marzanna. This Slavic goddess is in charge of both winter and rebirth.
  5. Skaði. In Norse mythology, she’s a goddess associated with winter, skiing, mountains, and bowhunting.
  6. Winter. Hate to be too on the nose about this one, but we think it’s an ideal option.

What are boy names that mean winter?

  1. Boreas. He is the ancient Greek god who brings winter. He’s also the god of the north wind.
  2. Himesh. This name of Hindu roots means “Snow King.”
  3. Shakok. From the Laguna and Acoma Pueblo, Shakok is the spirit of winter and the northern mountain.
  4. Warrin. With its Pitjantjatjara origins, Warrin means “the cold months.”

And then, here are our favorite winter themed names.

Winter names for girls

  1. Adolpha.Noble wolf” 🐺🏔️
  2. Alba. With its Latin roots, Alba means “bright” and “white.”
  3. Angel. Snow angels, anyone? 👼🏼
  4. Anna. While the name Anna means “grace,” it also belongs to one of the main characters in Disney’s popular film, Frozen.
  5. Apricity. This interesting name means “the feeling of the warmth of the sun in winter.”
  6. Aurora. Aurora means “dawn” — and with a “borealis” on the end, it speaks of the natural light display that can be seen in the polar north.
  7. Bianca. This popular name means “white,” the color of snowy landscapes.
  8. Blanche. Like Bianca, Blanche means “white.”
  9. Carol. While this name means “free man,” it’s also the name of the songs sung at Christmas.
  10. Cherith. This Hebrew name means “winter stream.”
  11. Elsa. From its Hebrew roots, Elsa means “God is my oath.” Its wintry connotations? She’s a now-famous snow queen from Frozen.
  12. Ember. If you’re immediately thinking of the comfort of a crackling fire, this might be the perfect option for your bright spark.
  13. Epiphany. Meaning “manifestation” or “appearance,” it refers to the Christian “Feast of the Three King” that is celebrated twelve days after Christmas.
  14. Finnuala. “White shoulder”
  15. Garnet. This gorgeous dark red gem is the birthstone of January.
  16. Guinevere. With its Welsh roots, Guinevere means “white fairy” or “fair one.”
  17. Holly. This ornamental plant is partnered with ivy for a classic wintry look.
  18. January. In the middle of the coldest of months, this name comes from Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and transitions.
  19. Janara. And this name, the feminine form of Janus, is another compelling option.
  20. Natasha. From its Russian roots, Natasha refers to Christmas day, which falls in the middle of winter.
  21. Noella. A name that comes from the French noël, Noella refers to Christmas Day.
  22. Olwen. This Welsh name means “white footprint.”
  23. Viola. These tough little flowers can survive frost and snow.

Winter names for boys

  1. Alaska. The Land of the Midnight Sun, this state is known for its snow-topped mountains.
  2. Andri. Of Old Norse roots, this name means “snowshoe” and is the Swiss form of Henry, which means “house ruler.”
  3. Aquilo. From Roman mythology, Aquilo refers to the cold north wind.
  4. Aspen. A place known for its wintry natural beauty, Aspen also makes for an extra-special snowy name.
  5. Aubin. From its French roots, Aubin means “white or bright, like snow.”
  6. Bodhi. Meaning “enlightenment” or “awakening,” Bodhi Day is celebrated on December 8.
  7. Bylur. This mighty name has Icelandic roots and means “snowstorm.”
  8. Caldwell. “By the cold stream”
  9. Jack. This cute name is a variation of John. Its winter connotations? Mr. Frost, of course.
  10. Kári. From its Icelandic roots, the name Kári is based on the Scandinavian god of wind.
  11. Nevada. From its Spanish origins, Nevada means “snow-covered.”
  12. Nicholas. This one’s a tip of the hat to Saint Nick.
  13. Noel. “Born on Christmas”
  14. North. This navigational name points to colder climes.
  15. Rudolph. This adorable name belongs to a certain red-nosed reindeer. It means “famous wolf.”
  16. Yas. From its Navajo roots, Yas means “snow.”
  17. Yule. “Born on Christmas”
  18. Zane. This name means “God’s gracious gift” and “white like snow.”

We wish you all the best with your choice.

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