10 Beautiful Boy Names For Babies Born Around Christmas
The original Greek version of the name, Nikolaos, means ‘Victory of the People’. St Nicholas is known for bringing toys to good children and over time has become Santa Claus.
The Hebrew meaning of Gabriel is ‘God is my strength’. It is said in the bible that the angel Gabriel appeared to Mary to give her the news that she would bear a son.
The name of one of the Three Wise Men said to have brought gifts to the infant Jesus. An unusual name that you won’t hear everywhere.
A very fashionable unisex name these days, Robin can be used for a boy or a girl. Robin comes from the Germanic name ‘Robhrod’, meaning ‘Fame’.
Short for Christopher, meaning ‘bearer of Christ’, you could also say Chris is short for ‘Christmas’! An ideal choice for a boy born over the festive season.
If you want a name that literally means ‘Christmas’ then Noel is the perfect choice as it’s the French word for Christmas. Joyeux Noel means ‘Merry Christmas’!
Meaning ‘God is with us’ in Hebrew, this name is sure to be one you won’t hear shouted all over the playground. Pair it with the right surname and your little boy could certainly carry it off.
I know what you’re thinking. Do you really want to name your child after Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer? You might think again when you learn it’s an old High Germanic name meaning ‘Famous Wolf’.
Short form of Nicholas and pronounced ‘Klowss’ rather than ‘Claws’, this name is very popular in Germany and Denmark.
Meaning ‘God’s messenger’ in Hebrew, Malachi was one of the twelve prophets who told of the birth of Christ. You can give the name an Irish twist by calling your little boy Malachy.