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260 Winter Names for Boys [Cold Weather + Winter Holidays]

Nov 22, 2022

260 Winter Names for Boys [Cold Weather + Winter Holidays]

AHEAD: The ultimate list of winter boy names inspired by cold weather, Christmas, Hanukkah, and more!

If you’re looking for amazing (and not too out there) winter names for boys, you’re in the right place!

Below, you’ll find an absolutely enormous list of all the “coolest” winter-themed male baby names—along with their meanings and current popularity.

baby boy looking out winter window
Whether you prefer a name that’s directly related to winter weather or one that captures the spirit of the winter holidays, you’ll find it on this list!

Grab your favorite pompom hat and let’s check out these incredible winter names for boys…

Related: Winter Names for Girls

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Scenic winter names for boys

All of the names on this list are inspired by evergreen trees and snowy destinations.

Alpine

  • Name meaning: Relating to mountains. A type of plant.
  • Popularity: This A name isn’t ranking.

Arden

  • Name meaning: Forest. From the eagle valley.
  • Popularity: This nonbinary name isn’t ranking for boys and last ranked for girls in 2019.

Aspen

  • Name meaning: A tree with heart-shaped leaves. A ski resort town in Colorado.
  • Popularity: This wintery name isn’t ranking for boys but ranks #201 for girls.

Buck

little boy sitting in front of snowy winter window

Cedar

  • Name meaning: Large fast-growing evergreen tree.
  • Popularity: This C name isn’t ranking.

Cullen

  • Name meaning: Holly tree. (This name makes me think of Twilight).
  • Popularity: #742

Denver

  • Name meaning: Place in Colorado meaning green valley.
  • Popularity: This D name ranks #505 for boys and #776 for girls.

Douglas

  • Name meaning: A Douglas fir is a type of pine tree. Dark stream.
  • Popularity: #739

Dresden

  • Name meaning: People of the forest. One of the largest cities in Germany.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Everest

  • Name meaning: The world’s tallest mountain.
  • Popularity: #903

Forrest or Forest

  • Name meaning: Wooded area.
  • Popularity: Forrest ranks #414 and Forest is #715.

Forrester

  • Name meaning: Woodsman.
  • Popularity: This wintry boys’ name isn’t ranking.

baby boy in snowy forest

Foster

  • Name meaning: Forester.
  • Popularity: This name ranks #963 for boys and is not ranking for girls.

Hart

Hershel or Herschel

  • Name meaning: Deer.
  • Popularity: Neither version of this H name is ranking.

Hirsch

  • Name meaning: Deer.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Holland

  • Name meaning: Wooden land. Part of the Netherlands.
  • Popularity: This name isn’t ranking for boys but ranks #638 for girls.

Hollis

  • Name meaning: Dweller near holly trees.
  • Popularity: This wintry boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Holmes

  • Name meaning: Might mean someone who lives next to a holly tree.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

baby it's cold outside

Holt

  • Name meaning: Grove of trees.
  • Popularity: This great winter boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Keanu

  • Name meaning: Cool breeze.
  • Popularity: #532

Keith

  • Name meaning: Forest.
  • Popularity: #597

Kiefer

  • Name meaning: Pine tree. Overseer of a wine cellar.
  • Popularity: This earthy boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Oren or Orin or Orrin

  • Name meaning: Ash or pine tree. Little pale green one.
  • Popularity: This O name isn’t ranking.

Ridge

  • Name meaning: A chain of mountains or hills.
  • Popularity: #558

Rowan or Rowen

  • Name meaning: Reddish-brown tree known for its scarlet berries and mystical history.
  • Popularity: For boys, Rowan ranks #106 and Rowen is #539. For girls, Rowan ranks #241 and Rowen isn’t ranking.

rowan tree red berries snow

Silas or Sylas

  • Name meaning: Man of the forest.
  • Popularity: Silas ranks #91 and Sylas is #536.

Related: Middle Names for Silas

Timber

  • Name meaning: Growing trees. Wood suitable for building.
  • Popularity: This cool hippie name isn’t ranking.

Topaz

  • Name meaning: Birthstone for the month of December.
  • Popularity: This Greek name isn’t ranking for either gender.

Winter

  • Name meaning: The coldest season.
  • Popularity: This seasonal W name isn’t ranking for boys but ranks #324 for girls.

If you like these scenic winter names for boys you might also like this list of boys’ tree names.

Snow-inspired winter names for boys

baby boy lying on snowflake background

All of the names on this list are related to snow and the color white!

Arjun

  • Name meaning: White, clear, or silver.
  • Popularity: #582

Boris

  • Name meaning: Many possible meanings including snow leopard, wolf, short, bars, battle, glory, and fame.
  • Popularity: This B name isn’t ranking.

Finn

  • Name meaning: White.
  • Popularity: #184

Gannon

  • Name meaning: White or fair.
  • Popularity: This G name last ranked in 2018.

Olsen or Olson

  • Name meaning: Son of Olaf (like the snowman from Frozen!)
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Storm

  • Name meaning: Weather event.
  • Popularity: This S name isn’t ranking.

Whitney

  • Name meaning: White island.
  • Popularity: This southern name isn’t ranking for boys but ranks #938 for girls.

If you like these snow-related winter names for boys you might also like this list of Irish boy names.

Winter boy names that mean “gift”

baby boy inside gift box

Winter is, after all, the season of giving. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, and/or Valentine’s Day, chances are, you’ll be giving and receiving gifts!

Ayaan or Ayan

  • Name meaning: God’s gift.
  • Popularity: Ayaan ranks #512 and Ayan is #930.

Bowie

  • Name meaning: Light-haired. Reminds me of a “bow” on a gift!
  • Popularity: #950

Donatello

  • Name meaning: To give.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Ellis

  • Name meaning: Benevolent.
  • Popularity: This E name ranks #321 for boys and #594 for girls.

Felix

  • Name meaning: Fortunate.
  • Popularity: #193

Jad

  • Name meaning: Generous. Kind-hearted. Serious.
  • Popularity: #979

Jayden or Jaden or Jaiden

  • Name meaning: Thankful.
  • Popularity: Jayden is #41, Jaden is #307, and Jaiden is #415.

Jesse

  • Name meaning: Gift.
  • Popularity: Jesse ranks #203 for boys. Jessie ranks #716 for girls.

Jonathan or Johnathan or Jonathon

  • Name meaning: God has given.
  • Popularity: Jonathan ranks #78, Johnathan is #443, and Jonathon hasn’t ranked since 2016.

Kareem

  • Name meaning: Generous.
  • Popularity: #694

Maddox

  • Name meaning: Fortunate. Son of Madoc.
  • Popularity: #174

Mateo or Matteo

  • Name meaning: Spanish and Italian version of Matthew, meaning gift of God.
  • Popularity: Mateo ranks #15 and Matteo is #166.

Matias or Mathias or Matthias

  • Name meaning: Gift of God.
  • Popularity: Matias ranks #225, Mathias is #440, and Matthias is #450.

Matthew

  • Name meaning: Gift of God.
  • Popularity: Matthew ranks #36 and Mathew is #784.

Nathan

  • Name meaning: He has given.
  • Popularity: #59

Nathaniel or Nathanael

  • Name meaning: He has given.
  • Popularity: Nathaniel ranks #133 and Nathanael is #780.

Tadeo

  • Name meaning: Spanish version of Thaddeus, meaning gift of God.
  • Popularity: #599

Thaddeus

  • Name meaning: Might mean courageous heart, one who praises, or gift of God.
  • Popularity: #820

Theodore or Theo

  • Name meaning: God-given. Divine gift.
  • Popularity: Theodore ranks #10 and Theo is #142.

Related: Middle Names for Theo

If you like these winter names for boys that mean “gift” you might also like this list of Italian boy names.

Cozy winter boy names

cozy winter scene by the fire

There’s no doubt: winter is the coziest season! Chunky blankets, hot chocolate, home-baked cookies, and dreaming by the fire.

All of these boys’ names capture the “warmth” of winter.

Aiden or Ayden or Aidan or Aden or Aydin

  • Name meaning: Little fire.
  • Popularity: Aiden ranks #26, Ayden ranks #143, Aidan is #286, Aden is #681, and Aydin is #894.

Related: Middle Names for Aden

Baker

  • Name meaning: Maker of bread and cakes.
  • Popularity: #449

Baxter

Blaze

  • Name meaning: Fiery.
  • Popularity: #775

Brantley

  • Name meaning: Fire or sword.
  • Popularity: #268

Brenner

Colby or Kolby

  • Name meaning: From a coal town.
  • Popularity: Colby ranks #650 and Kolby last ranked in 2016.

Cole or Kole

  • Name meaning: Charcoal.
  • Popularity: Cole ranks #132 and Kole is #858.

Coleman

  • Name meaning: Burner of charcoal.
  • Popularity: This name last ranked in 2018.

Colston

  • Name meaning: From the coal town.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Colton or Colten or Kolton

  • Name meaning: From the coal town. (This name reminds me of the controversial bachelor).
  • Popularity: Colton ranks #74 and Colten is #851. Kolton ranks #511 and Kolten last ranked in 2019.

Eagan

  • Name meaning: Fiery or son of fire.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Graham

  • Name meaning: Gravel. Reminds me of graham crackers used to make s’mores by the fire!
  • Popularity: #161

Iggy

  • Name meaning: Fiery.
  • Popularity: This I name isn’t ranking.

Keegan or Kegan

  • Name meaning: Son of Aodhagán, meaning fire.
  • Popularity: Keegan ranks #494 and Kegan isn’t ranking.

Kenneth

  • Name meaning: Fire-born. Handsome.
  • Popularity: #258

Mccoy

  • Name meaning: Fire.
  • Popularity: #818

Rhys or Reece or Reese

  • Name meaning: Fiery, enthusiastic, and passionate.
  • Popularity: For boys, Rhys ranks #413, Reece is #579, and Reese is #701. For girls, Reese ranks #147 and the other spellings aren’t ranking.

Related: Middle Names for Reese

Sawyer

  • Name meaning: Person who saws timberwood.
  • Popularity: Sawyer ranks #114 for boys and #216 for girls.

Tyson

  • Name meaning: Nickname for someone with a fiery personality.
  • Popularity: #353

If you like these cozy winter names for boys you might also like this list of Scottish boy names.

Winter boy names that mean “light”

baby boy surrounded by winter lights

Whether you string Christmas lights, light a menorah for 8 nights (during the Festival of Lights, of course), or light the 7 candles of a kinara, there’s no doubt that the winter season is filled with pretty lights!

If this isn’t your vibe, click here to jump ahead to the next section.

Abner

  • Name meaning: Father of light, creator of the sun and stars.
  • Popularity: #974

Blake

  • Name meaning: Light. Bright and shining.
  • Popularity: This glowing name ranks #199 for boys and #199 for girls.

Chandler

  • Name meaning: Candlemaker. (This name will always remind everyone of Friends but it’s also a common city name).
  • Popularity: #604

Clarence

  • Name meaning: Bright.
  • Popularity: This old-fashioned boys’ name last ranked in 2010.

Jair

  • Name meaning: He shines.
  • Popularity: #945

Koren

  • Name meaning: Gleaming.
  • Popularity: This K name isn’t ranking.

Luciano or Lucian

  • Name meaning: Light.
  • Popularity: Luciano ranks #431 and Lucian is #595.

Sirius

  • Name meaning: Glowing. This is the brightest star in the night sky.
  • Popularity: This outer space name isn’t ranking.

Uriah

  • Name meaning: God is my light.
  • Popularity: #697

Uriel

  • Name meaning: God is my light.
  • Popularity: #498

Zahir

  • Name meaning: Shining. Supporter.
  • Popularity: #855

If you like these light-inspired winter names for boys you might also like this list of exotic boy names.

Christmas-inspired boys’ names

baby boy in christmas santa outfit

Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, many of these male baby names will still work for you. Feel free to skip ahead, of course.

Alvin or Elvin

  • Name meaning: Elf friend. Noble friend.
  • Popularity: Alvin ranks #769 and Elvin last ranked in 2007.

Angel or Angelo

  • Name meaning: Spiritual being.
  • Popularity: Angel ranks #67 and Angelo is #316.

Aster

  • Name meaning: A daisy-like flower. Derived from the Greek word for star. The star of Bethlehem guided the three wise men to the baby Jesus.
  • Popularity: This plant name isn’t ranking for either gender.

Avery

  • Name meaning: King of elves.
  • Popularity: Avery ranks #19 for boys and #19 for girls.

Related: Middle Names for Avery

Carsten or Karsten 

  • Name meaning: Christian.
  • Popularity: Neither spelling of this great Christmas boys’ name is ranking.

Christian or Cristian or Kristian

  • Name meaning: Follower of Christ.
  • Popularity: Christian ranks #72, Cristian is #331, and Kristian is #819.

Christopher or Kristopher

  • Name meaning: Bearer of Christ.
  • Popularity: Christopher ranks #52 and Chris is #660. Kristopher ranks #936.

Cornelius

  • Name meaning: Horn. The reason isn’t clear, but horns are often associated with Christmas.
  • Popularity: This name hasn’t ranked since 2008.

Cornell

  • Name meaning: Horn.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Croix

Crosby

  • Name meaning: Settlement with crosses.
  • Popularity: #932

Cruz or Kruz

  • Name meaning: Cross.
  • Popularity: Cruz ranks #297 and Kruz isn’t ranking.

Dash

  • Name meaning: To move quickly. Dasher is one of Santa’s reindeer.
  • Popularity: #792

Eldon

  • Name meaning: Might mean elf, hill, swan, valley, old, or servant. The name of several towns in the US and UK.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Esteban

  • Name meaning: Spanish version of Stephen, meaning crown or garland.
  • Popularity: #435

Garland

  • Name meaning: Flower wreath.
  • Popularity: This Christmassy boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Jesus

  • Name meaning: The first name of Christ.
  • Popularity: #170

Kane or Cain

  • Name meaning: Warrior. Sounds like candy cane!
  • Popularity: Kane ranks #329. Kain and Kaine aren’t ranking. Cain ranks #956.

Kristoff or Krystoff

  • Name meaning: Bearer of Christ.
  • Popularity: Neither spelling of this boys’ name is ranking.

Noel

  • Name meaning: Christmas.
  • Popularity: #397

Ruben or Reuben

  • Name meaning: Behold, a son.
  • Popularity: Ruben ranks #460 and Reuben is #883.

Rudy

  • Name meaning: Short for Rudolph, meaning famous wolf.
  • Popularity: #819

Saint

  • Name meaning: A holy or virtuous person.
  • Popularity: #454

Santos

  • Name meaning: Saint.
  • Popularity: #854

Shepherd or Shepard

  • Name meaning: Herder of sheep.
  • Popularity: Shepherd ranks #528 and Shepard is #961.

Stefan

  • Name meaning: Wreath, crown, honor, reward, royalty, fame.
  • Popularity: #892

Steven

  • Name meaning: Wreath, crown, honor, reward, royalty, fame.
  • Popularity: Steven ranks #235 and Stephen is #341.

Topher

  • Name meaning: Short for Christopher, meaning bearer of Christ.
  • Popularity: This cute T name isn’t ranking.

If you like these Christmas baby names you might also like this list of royal boy names.

Related: The Ultimate List of Toddler Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Red, green, and gold boys’ names

baby boys lying red green christmas ornaments

These winter names for boys have meanings related to the colors of Christmas!

Adam

  • Name meaning: Son of the red earth.
  • Popularity: #104

Adan

  • Name meaning: Spanish version of Adam, meaning son of the red earth.
  • Popularity: #461

Aurelius

  • Name meaning: Golden.
  • Popularity: This boy’s name isn’t ranking.

Clancy

  • Name meaning: Son of the red warrior.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Crimson

  • Name meaning: Dark red.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Dior

  • Name meaning: Golden.
  • Popularity: This 4-letter name ranks #877 for boys and #542 for girls.

Dorado

  • Name meaning: Golden. A constellation meaning ‘Swordfish’.
  • Popularity: This 3-syllable boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Flynn

  • Name meaning: Child of the red-haired one.
  • Popularity: #652

Golden

  • Name meaning: Metallic.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Greene

  • Name meaning: Color.
  • Popularity: This great rainbow baby name isn’t ranking.

Kamal

  • Name meaning: Pale red. Perfection, superiority, accomplishment, beauty. Lotus.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Phoenix

  • Name meaning: A mythical bird that rises from the ashes and is born again. The name also means dark red.
  • Popularity: This bird name ranks #248 for boys and #308 for girls.

Radley

  • Name meaning: Red meadow.
  • Popularity: This R name isn’t ranking for either gender.

Reid or Reed

  • Name meaning: Red-haired. A tall grass.
  • Popularity: Reid ranks #299 and Reed is #416.

Rohan

  • Name meaning: Several possible meanings including red-haired, spiritual, and accompanying dew.
  • Popularity: #797

Rory

  • Name meaning: Red king.
  • Popularity: Rory ranks #295 for boys and #396 for girls.

Roy

  • Name meaning: King or red.
  • Popularity: #551

Russell

  • Name meaning: Red-headed.
  • Popularity: #352

Sage

  • Name meaning: A shade of green. Grayish green herb. Wise.
  • Popularity: Sage ranks #427 for boys and #179 for girls.

Zorin

  • Name meaning: Golden dawn.
  • Popularity: This Z name isn’t ranking.

If you like these colorful winter names for boys you might also like this list of names for rainbow babies.

Boys’ names that mean “peace”

baby boy christmas outfit

If “Peace on Earth” is your motto, here are some great boys’ names perfect for your winter babe!

Axel or Axl

  • Name meaning: Father of peace.
  • Popularity: Axel ranks #76 and Axl is #845.

Callum or Calum

  • Name meaning: Dove.
  • Popularity: Callum ranks #273 and Calum is #838.

Damir

  • Name meaning: Give peace or iron.
  • Popularity: #886

Galen

  • Name meaning: Calm or healer.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Jeffrey or Jeffery

  • Name meaning: Peaceful.
  • Popularity: Jeffrey ranks #425 and Jeffery is #989.

Jonah

  • Name meaning: Dove.
  • Popularity: #140

Jonas

  • Name meaning: Greek version of Jonah, meaning dove.
  • Popularity: #525

Noe

  • Name meaning: Peaceful.
  • Popularity: This N name ranks #800 for boys and isn’t ranking for girls.

Paxton

  • Name meaning: Peace town.
  • Popularity: #255

Salem

  • Name meaning: Peace or safety.
  • Popularity: Salem ranks #718 for boys and #506 for girls.

Shiloh

  • Name meaning: Tranquil. Peaceful.
  • Popularity: This baby name ranks #581 for boys and #410 for girls.

Solomon

  • Name meaning: Man of peace. A biblical name.
  • Popularity: #422

If you like these peaceful winter names for boys you’ll also like this list of edgy names.

Boys’ names inspired by the story of Hanukkah

winter baby in front of hanukkah menorah

Even if you don’t celebrate Hanukkah, these are great baby names. Feel free to skip ahead, of course.

History recap: Hanukkah commemorates the events of the Maccabean Revolt during which the Jews successfully rose up against their Greek-Syrian oppressors.

These names have meanings related to victory and bravery in battle.

Alec

  • Name meaning: Defender.
  • Popularity: #682

Archie

  • Name meaning: Truly brave.
  • Popularity: #399

Brayden or Braden

  • Name meaning: Brave. Wide valley.
  • Popularity: Brayden ranks #131 and Braden is #907.

Caden or Cayden or Caiden

  • Name meaning: Battle. Round.
  • Popularity: Caden ranks #230 and Caiden is #419.

Cairo or Kairo or Kyro

  • Name meaning: Victorious. The capital of Egypt.
  • Popularity: Cairo ranks #323. Kairo ranks #755 and Kyro is #755.

Carlin

  • Name meaning: Little champion.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Casey or Case

  • Name meaning: Vigilant or brave.
  • Popularity: Casey ranks #446 for boys and hasn’t ranked for girls since 2019. Case ranks #632.

Emery or Emory

  • Name meaning: Brave or industrious.
  • Popularity: Emery ranks #764 and Emory is #817. For girls, Emery ranks #89, Emory ranks #477, and Emerie ranks #628.

Everett

  • Name meaning: Strong and brave. Wild boar.
  • Popularity: #82

Farrell

  • Name meaning: Man of valor.
  • Popularity: This F name isn’t ranking.

Gunther

  • Name meaning: Battle fighter.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Hubble or Hubbell

  • Name meaning: Brave heart.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Igor

  • Name meaning: Warrior.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Israel

  • Name meaning: Fighter of God. A country regarded by Jews, Christians and Muslims as the Holy Land.
  • Popularity: #234

Kinley

  • Name meaning: Warrior.
  • Popularity: This name isn’t ranking for boys. For girls, Kinley ranks #503 and Kynlee is #921.

Koa

  • Name meaning: Warrior.
  • Popularity: #546

Leopold

  • Name meaning: Brave people.
  • Popularity: This L name isn’t ranking.

Nicholas or Nicolas or Nikolas

  • Name meaning: People of victory.
  • Popularity: Nicholas ranks #92, Nicolas is #188, and Nikolas is #587.

Victor

  • Name meaning: Conquerer. Winner.
  • Popularity: #209

Walter

  • Name meaning: Powerful warrior, bright warrior, forest warrior.
  • Popularity: #271

Wyatt

  • Name meaning: Brave in war.
  • Popularity: #29

Ziggy

  • Name meaning: Victory.
  • Popularity: This name isn’t ranking.

baby holding hanukkah dreidel

History recap continued: After the victory, while re-dedicating their temple, the Jewish people witnessed a miracle. The olive oil that was supposed to illuminate the menorah for just one night lasted for eight nights.

These Hanukkah-inspired names have meanings related to prayer and even the number eight!

Eliezer

  • Name meaning: God has helped.
  • Popularity: #978

Emmanuel or Emanuel

  • Name meaning: God is with us.
  • Popularity: Emmanuel ranks #191 and Emanuel ranks #510.

Legend

  • Name meaning: A story from the past.
  • Popularity: #118

Octavius

  • Name meaning: Eighth.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Saul

  • Name meaning: Prayed for.
  • Popularity: #554

Zachariah or Zechariah

  • Name meaning: God has remembered.
  • Popularity: Zachariah ranks #550 and Zechariah is #924.

Zachary

  • Name meaning: God has remembered.
  • Popularity: #144

If you like these winter names for boys inspired by the story of Hannukah you might also like this list of Hebrew names.

Boys’ names for the New Year

baby boy new years eve

A new year, much like a new baby, is the beginning of a new chapter.

These winter boys’ names are perfect for babies born or conceived at the end of December or the beginning of January.

Asher

  • Name meaning: Happy or blessed. One who lives by an ash tree.
  • Popularity: #25

Related: Middle Names for Asher

Bakari

  • Name meaning: Hopeful. Noble oath. (This name brings to mind CNN commentator, Bakari Sellers).
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Caius

  • Name meaning: Rejoice.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Dakari

  • Name meaning: Happiness.
  • Popularity: #773

Isaac or Issac

  • Name meaning: Laughter. One who rejoices.
  • Popularity: Isaac ranks #40 and Issac is #656.

Kota

  • Name meaning: Happiness. Good luck.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Neo

  • Name meaning: New.
  • Popularity: #980

Nova

  • Name meaning: New. A star that suddenly and dramatically increases in brightness and then slowly returns to its original state.
  • Popularity: Nova ranks #853 for boys and #32 for girls.

Novi

  • Name meaning: New.
  • Popularity: This name isn’t ranking.

Tate

  • Name meaning: Cheerful.
  • Popularity: #305

Tatum

  • Name meaning: Bringer of joy. Tate’s homestead.
  • Popularity: Tatum ranks #385 for boys and #279 for girls.

If you like these New Years’ Eve-inspired winter names for boys you may also like this list of 3-letter boy names.

Boys’ names for Valentine’s Day

baby with red rose

Right in the middle of chilly February is the holiday of love! All of these wintery baby names are perfect for your tiny valentine!

Amias

  • Name meaning: Loved.
  • Popularity: #756

Arrow

  • Name meaning: Object shot from a bow.
  • Popularity: This cupid-inspired boy’s name isn’t ranking.

Cedric

  • Name meaning: Loved one. War chief.
  • Popularity: #970

Corwin

  • Name meaning: Friend of the heart.
  • Popularity: This cute winter boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Darrell or Darryl

  • Name meaning: Dear one or beloved.
  • Popularity: Darrell last ranked in 2017 and Darryl last ranked in 2012.

I've got my love to keep me warm

Darwin

  • Name meaning: Dear friend. (Charles Darwin came up with theory of evolution by natural selection).
  • Popularity: #904

David

  • Name meaning: Beloved.
  • Popularity: #30

Davis

  • Name meaning: Beloved.
  • Popularity: #557

Dewey

  • Name meaning: Beloved.
  • Popularity: This boys’ name isn’t ranking.

Fenmore

  • Name meaning: Dear love.
  • Popularity: This amazing name is not currently ranking for either gender.

Lennon

  • Name meaning: Lover, blackbird, cloak.
  • Popularity: This name ranks #670 for boys and #236 for girls.

Levin or Levon

  • Name meaning: Dear friend.
  • Popularity: Neither spelling of this baby name is ranking.

Milo or Mylo

  • Name meaning: Dear or beloved. Soldier.
  • Popularity: Milo ranks #127 and Mylo is #745.

If you haven’t found the perfect winter baby name for your son, check out these additional lists below:

Final thoughts on winter names for boys

Choosing a winter name for your baby boy can be tough. You want something that is unique and special, but you also want it to be timeless.

Whether you prefer a name that’s inspired by snow, the coziness of winter, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Years, or Valentine’s Day, all of these winter names for boys are fantastic choices.

(And each of these will help your child feel connected to the chilly season year-round!)

Hopefully, you’ve found a few lead contenders on this list, or at least come away with some baby name inspiration.

Congratulations and good luck choosing the perfect winter-themed name for your son!

Source for popularity data is the SSA.

Winter Names for Boys