Christmas is a time to get together with friends and family. It is a time of traditions and a time to celebrate with great food and games. Let's take a look at some of the top Christmas-inspired names. If you or your child was born around this holiday, then why not consider choosing one of the following English names!
Christopher is the patron saint of travellers and the name was formed from 'Christ', meaning Jesus.
Singing Christmas carols is a fun tradition at Christmas. If you love singing then Carol may be the perfect name for you!
Nicholas is a great name. It is most famous for having a festive feeling as it's the name of Santa Claus or Saint Nick!
Holly is a beautiful girls name and very appropriate around this time of year as a traditional Christmas image.
Gabriel is one of the most famous angels in Christianity. He is sung about in a number of Christmas carols.
As with the name Holly, the name Ivy is also a very seasonal name for around Christmas time with a famous carol called "Holly and the Ivy".
Jesus is actually not so common in the English speaking world; however, it is one of the most popular names in the Spanish speaking world!
Mary was the mother of Jesus. She was married to Joseph and gave birth to Jesus in the town of Bethlehem.
Joseph was a carpenter, a maker of objects and the 'father' of Jesus. He is the patron saint of workers and part of every nativity scene.
And finally, what better name than Joy to show the Christmas spirit for a time of fun and happiness? Joy is a simple yet beautiful name for anyone who brings lots of joy to others!