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250 Winter Names for Girls [Cold Weather + Winter Holidays]

Feb 19, 2022

250 Winter Names for Girls [Cold Weather + Winter Holidays]

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

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

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

baby girl in winter scene

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 girls….

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Scenic winter names for girls

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

Arden

  • Name meaning: Great forest.
  • Popularity: This A name hasn’t ranked since 2019.

Aspen or Aspyn

  • Name meaning: Tree with heart-shaped leaves. A ski resort town in Colorado.
  • Popularity: Aspen ranks #224 and Aspyn is #901.

Blakely

  • Name meaning: Dark wood.
  • Popularity: #167

Daphne

  • Name meaning: Daphne laureola is an evergreen shrub with narrow leathery leaves.
  • Popularity: #415

Denver

  • Name meaning: Place in Colorado meaning green valley.
  • Popularity: This wintery name ranks #894 for girls and #527 for boys.

baby girl looking outside at snowy trees winter

Heather

  • Name meaning: Evergreen flowering plant.
  • Popularity: This winter-related baby name hasn’t ranked since 2016.

Holly or Hollis

  • Name meaning: Holly bushes are known for their red berries and spiny evergreen leaves.
  • Popularity: Holly ranks #481 and Hollis isn’t ranking.

Hollyn or Hollen

  • Name meaning: Holly tree.
  • Popularity: This winter tree name is not ranking.

Ivette

  • Name meaning: Yew, which is a long-lived evergreen tree with red arils (fleshy berries).
  • Popularity: This baby name hasn’t ranked since 2001.

Ivy

  • Name meaning: An evergreen climbing plant.
  • Popularity: #58

baby it's cold outside

Juniper

  • Name meaning: An evergreen shrub with berries. Also means young.
  • Popularity: #172

Laurel

  • Name meaning: A small evergreen tree.
  • Popularity: #683

Oliana or Oleana or Oleanna

  • Name meaning: A poisonous evergreen shrub with beautiful flowers.
  • Popularity: This organic name isn’t ranking.

Orinda

  • Name meaning: Pine trees or gold. (True meaning unknown).
  • Popularity: This unique baby name isn’t ranking.

Rowan

  • Name meaning: Reddish brown tree known for its scarlett berries and mystical history.
  • Popularity: This modern name ranks #255 for females and #113 for males.

rowan tree red berries snow

Yves

  • Name meaning: Yew (evergreen tree) wood.
  • Popularity: This French boys’ name isn’t ranking for either gender.

Yvette

  • Name meaning: Yew (evergreen tree).
  • Popularity: This baby name hasn’t ranked since 2006.

Yvonna or Yvanna

  • Name meaning: Yew (evergreen tree) wood.
  • Popularity: This wintery name isn’t ranking.

If you like these scenic winter names for girls you might also like this list of tree names or these bird names.

Snow-inspired winter names for girls

little girl in snow winter environment

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

Lumi

  • Name meaning: The Finnish and Estonian word for snow.
  • Popularity: This perfect winter name isn’t ranking.

Neva

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

Nevada

  • Name meaning: Snow-covered.
  • Popularity: This stately name isn’t ranking.

And now for the names that mean white…

Bianca

  • Name meaning: White or pure.
  • Popularity: #423

Guinevere

  • Name meaning: White wave.
  • Popularity: This long name is not ranking.

Gwendolyn or Gwen

  • Name meaning: White ring.
  • Popularity: Gwendolyn ranks #377 and Gwen ranks #819.

little girl in snow with sled

Ivory

  • Name meaning: White color. Substance composing the tusks of elephants, walruses, and narwhals.
  • Popularity: #599

Jenna

  • Name meaning: White wave.
  • Popularity: #548

Jennifer or Gennifer

  • Name meaning: White wave.
  • Popularity: Jennifer ranks #434 and Gennifer isn’t ranking.

Leva

  • Name meaning: White or moon.
  • Popularity: This Luna-like name isn’t ranking.

Nola

  • Name meaning: White shoulder. Also the nickname of New Orleans.
  • Popularity: #553

Whitley or Whitleigh

  • Name meaning: White meadow.
  • Popularity: Whitley ranks #942 and Whitleigh isn’t ranking.

Whitney

  • Name meaning: White island.
  • Popularity: #932

If you like these snow-related winter names for girls you might also like this list of two-syllable girls’ names.

Winter girl names that mean “gift”

little girl opening presents snowy window

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!

Dara

  • Name meaning: Wisdom or divine gift.
  • Popularity: This Hebrew girls’ name isn’t ranking in the U.S.

Dori

  • Name meaning: Gift or beloved.
  • Popularity: This D name (that may remind you of Finding Nemo) isn’t ranking.

Dorothy

  • Name meaning: Gift of God.
  • Popularity: #534

Ellis

  • Name meaning: Benevolent.
  • Popularity: This nonbinary name ranks #623 for girls and #325 for boys.

Gia

  • Name meaning: Gift of God.
  • Popularity: #328

Jasmine or Jazmin

  • Name meaning: Gift from God.
  • Popularity: Jasmine ranks #141 and Jazmin is #637.

Liel

  • Name meaning: God’s present or my God.
  • Popularity: This Hebrew L name isn’t ranking.

Pandora

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

winter hanukkah gift giving

Shay or Shea

  • Name meaning: Gift in Hebrew. A small tropical African tree. Its nuts give us shea butter!
  • Popularity: Shay ranks #928 and Shea hasn’t ranked since 2008.

Teddi or Teddie or Teddy

  • Name meaning: Gift of God.
  • Popularity: This cute T name isn’t ranking.

Thea

  • Name meaning: Gift of God.
  • Popularity: #303

Theodora

  • Name meaning: Gift of God.
  • Popularity: #834

Zendaya

  • Name meaning: To give thanks.
  • Popularity: #976

If you like these winter names for girls that mean “gift” you might also like this list of names for rainbow babies.

Winter girl names that mean “light”

Infant in red dress lies and smiles on a blue background with Christmas 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.

Alena

  • Name meaning: Light.
  • Popularity: #679

Ayla or Aila

  • Name meaning: Circle of light around the moon. Oak tree. Blessed. Beautiful.
  • Popularity: Ayla ranks #131 and Aila is #906.

Eleanor

  • Name meaning: Shining light.
  • Popularity: #22

Elena or Elaina

  • Name meaning: Shining light.
  • Popularity: Elena ranks #55 and Elaina is #249.

Elina

  • Name meaning: Shining light.
  • Popularity: #971

Ellie

  • Name meaning: Shining light. My God.
  • Popularity: #29

Halina

  • Name meaning: Sunray or shining light.
  • Popularity: This unique H name isn’t in the top 1000.

Lainey

  • Name meaning: Bright or shining light.
  • Popularity: #364

Lana

  • Name meaning: Light, gracious, or little rock. In Hawaiian it means ‘calm as still waters’ or ‘afloat’.
  • Popularity: #390

Lena

  • Name meaning: Ray of light.
  • Popularity: #270

Leonora or Leonore

Lina

  • Name meaning: Sunlight.
  • Popularity: #684

Lucia or Luciana

  • Name meaning: Light.
  • Popularity: Lucia ranks #163 and Luciana is #408.

Lucille

  • Name meaning: Light.
  • Popularity: #271

Lucy or Lucie

  • Name meaning: Light.
  • Popularity: Lucy ranks #49 and Lucie isn’t ranking.

Mazie

  • Name meaning: Child of light.
  • Popularity: This friendly name isn’t ranking.

Nellie

  • Name meaning: Light.
  • Popularity: #837

Nira or Nyra

  • Name meaning: Light. Symbolic name given to girls born on TuB’Shevat, the New Year of the Trees.
  • Popularity: This N name isn’t ranking.

Nora or Norah

  • Name meaning: Light.
  • Popularity: Nora ranks #30 and Norah ranks #151.

Ori or Oria

  • Name meaning: My light.
  • Popularity: Neither version of this Hebrew name is ranking in the U.S.

Sia

  • Name meaning: Unknown meaning. Possibly means victory, six, light, glow, bringer of joy.
  • Popularity: This rare 3-letter girls’ name is not ranking.

Yahira or Yahaira

  • Name meaning: To light or shine.
  • Popularity: This Y name isn’t ranking.

Zia

  • Name meaning: Light or aunt.
  • Popularity: This Z name isn’t ranking.

If you like these light-inspired winter names for girls you might also like this list of names that mean sun.

Cozy winter girl names

mom and daughter sitting by fire wintertime

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

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

Aden

  • Name meaning: Little fire.
  • Popularity: This baby name is not ranking for girls and ranks #664 for boys.

Related: 100+ Middle Names for Aden

Brandi or Brandy

  • Name meaning: Fiery or warm and comforting.
  • Popularity: Neither spelling of this B name is ranking.

Brandice

  • Name meaning: Mulled wine.
  • Popularity: This great winter name isn’t ranking.

Cassia

  • Name meaning: Cinnamomum cassia is an evergreen tree most commonly known as Chinese cinnamon—the perfect winter spice!
  • Popularity: This great winter name isn’t ranking.

Ember

  • Name meaning: Spark.
  • Popularity: #187

Enya

  • Name meaning: Fire or grain.
  • Popularity: This short E name isn’t ranking.

Harriet

  • Name meaning: Home.
  • Popularity: This cozy winter name isn’t in the top 1000.

Keziah or Kezia

  • Name meaning: The Hebrew term for the cinnamon tree, Cassia.
  • Popularity: This unique K name is not in the top 1000.

Reverie

  • Name meaning: Daydream.
  • Popularity: This unusual R name isn’t ranking.

Serafina or Seraphina

  • Name meaning: Fiery.
  • Popularity: Neither spelling of this beautiful long name is in the top 1000.

If you like these cozy winter names for girls you might also like this list of gender neutral names.

Christmas-inspired girls’ names

little girl in front of christmas tree

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

Adi

  • Name meaning: Ornament or jewel. Noble.
  • Popularity: This Hebrew girls’ name isn’t ranking.

Avery

  • Name meaning: King (or queen!) of elves.
  • Popularity: This perfect Christmas name ranks #19 for girls and #212 for boys. Averie ranks #426 and Averi is #768.

Belle

  • Name meaning: Beautiful. Bells are rung during Christmas to announce the arrival of the season and the birth of Jesus.
  • Popularity: #999

Christa

  • Name meaning: Chosen one. Sounds like Christmas.
  • Popularity: This girls’ name hasn’t ranked since 2004.

Christina or Christine

  • Name meaning: Christian. Sounds like Christmas.
  • Popularity: #621

Estelle or Estella

  • Name meaning: Star. The star of Bethlehem guided the three wise men to the baby Jesus.
  • Popularity: Estelle ranks #799 and Estella ranks #731.

Esther

  • Name meaning: Star.
  • Popularity: #153

baby girl santa hat sleeping on parent

Eve or Evie

  • Name meaning: Life. Like Christmas Eve!
  • Popularity: Eve ranks #471 and Evie ranks #319.

Felice

  • Name meaning: Fortunate or happy. Like Feliz Navidad.
  • Popularity: This girls’ name isn’t ranking.

Garland

  • Name meaning: A wreath of flowers and leaves.
  • Popularity: This gender-neutral baby name is not in the top 1000.

Harper

  • Name meaning: Harp player.
  • Popularity: #10

Isa

  • Name meaning: God is abundance. Muslim name for Jesus.
  • Popularity: This short baby name isn’t in the top 1000.

Kristen

  • Name meaning: Christian. Sounds like Christmas.
  • Popularity: This girls’ name hasn’t ranked since 2015.

Lyra

  • Name meaning: Lyre harp.
  • Popularity: #552

Meri

  • Name meaning: Sea. Meri is also a god of the sun in the mythology of the Brazillian Bororó people. Sounds like merry!
  • Popularity: This girls’ name is not ranking.

Natalia or Nathalia

  • Name meaning: Christmas day.
  • Popularity: Natalia ranks #84 and Nathalia ranks #981.

Natalie

  • Name meaning: Birthday of the Lord.
  • Popularity: Natalie ranks #51, Nathalie ranks#914, and Nataly ranks #941.

Natasha

  • Name meaning: Birthday of the Lord.
  • Popularity: #950

Noelle

  • Name meaning: Christmas.
  • Popularity: #210

Stella

  • Name meaning: Star.
  • Popularity: #42

Stephanie

  • Name meaning: Garland, crown, or victorious.
  • Popularity: #437

Stevie

  • Name meaning: Garland, crown, or victorious.
  • Popularity: #410

Related: The Ultimate List of Toddler Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Red, green, and gold girls’ names

little girl Christmas outfit green red

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

Aurelia

  • Name meaning: Golden one. Also a type of jellyfish.
  • Popularity: #528

Dior

  • Name meaning: Golden.
  • Popularity: #499

Emerald

  • Name meaning: Green gemstone.
  • Popularity: #957

Esmeralda

  • Name meaning: Emerald.
  • Popularity: #395

Garnet

  • Name meaning: A red gemstone that’s the birthstone for January!
  • Popularity: This G name is not ranking.

Giada

  • Name meaning: Italian for Jade.
  • Popularity: This international name hasn’t ranked since 2013.

Gilda

Goldie

Jada or Jayda

  • Name meaning: Green jade stone or ‘he knows’.
  • Popularity: Jada ranks #546 and Jayda is #631.

Jade

  • Name meaning: Green stone.
  • Popularity: #97

Related: 215 Gorgeous Middle Names for Jade

Jadie

  • Name meaning: Green stone.
  • Popularity: This truly adorable J name isn’t ranking.

Nubia

  • Name meaning: Gold. A region of Africa.
  • Popularity: This girls’ name isn’t ranking.

Olive

  • Name meaning: A shade of green. Fruit of an olive tree.
  • Popularity: #197

Orla

  • Name meaning: Golden princess.
  • Popularity: This O name is not popular in the United States, but is quite popular in England and Scotland.

Rory

  • Name meaning: Red king.
  • Popularity: #330

Ruby

  • Name meaning: Strong red gemstone.
  • Popularity: #74

Sage or Saige

  • Name meaning: Grayish green herb.
  • Popularity: Sage ranks #223 and Saige is #595.

Scarlett

  • Name meaning: Red.
  • Popularity: Scarlett ranks #21, Scarlet is #446, and Scarlette is #838.

If you like these colorful winter names for girls you might also like this list of nature names.

Winter girl names that mean joy

baby happy shirt winter hot cocoa

I didn’t know why “joy” (instead of happiness) tends to be associated with Christmas, so I Googled this…

Apparently, there is a passage in Luke 2:10-12 that says “I bring you good tidings of great joy.” #nowyouknow

And of course, there’s the carol “Joy to the World”!

All of these girls’ names have meanings related to joy.

Abigail or Abby

  • Name meaning: My father’s joy.
  • Popularity: Abigail ranks #13 and Abby is #508.

Alaia or Alayah

  • Name meaning: Joyful.
  • Popularity: Alaia ranks #120, Alayah is #283, Alaya is #339, and Alaiya is #774.

Alaina or Alayna

  • Name meaning: Joyous; precious.
  • Popularity: Alaina ranks #196 and Alayna is #247.

Alana or Alanna

  • Name meaning: Cheerful or joyous.
  • Popularity: #Alana ranks #206 and Alanna ranks #560.

Beatrice

  • Name meaning: Bringer of joy.
  • Popularity: #550

Farrah

  • Name meaning: Happiness.
  • Popularity: This baby name hasn’t ranked since 2016.

Felicity

  • Name meaning: Happiness
  • Popularity: #386

Gila

  • Name meaning: Joy.
  • Popularity: This short name is not popular in the U.S.

Hani

  • Name meaning: Happy and cheerful.
  • Popularity: This adorable girls’ name is not ranking.

Jovie

  • Name meaning: Joyful.
  • Popularity: #922

Joy

  • Name meaning: Happiness.
  • Popularity: #396

Letty

  • Name meaning: Diminutive of Letitia, meaning joy.
  • Popularity: This badass girls’ name isn’t currently ranking.

Nara

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

Tatum

  • Name meaning: Bringer of joy. Tata’s homestead.
  • Popularity: This neutral name ranks #343 for girls and #493 for boys.

If you like these joy-inspired winter names for girls you might also like this list of names that mean graceful.

Girls’ names inspired by the story of Hanukkah

baby holding hanukkah dreidel

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 strength in battle.

Bridget

  • Name meaning: Strength.
  • Popularity: #747

Colette

  • Name meaning: People of victory.
  • Popularity: #529

Collins

  • Name meaning: Victory of the people.
  • Popularity: Collins ranks #365 for girls (and is not ranking for boys). Colin singular with one l ranks #285 for boys.

Cosette

  • Name meaning: Victorious or little thing.
  • Popularity: This cute name is not ranking.

Edith

  • Name meaning: Prosperous in war.
  • Popularity: #473

Kinley

  • Name meaning: Warrior.
  • Popularity: #431

Matilda or Tillie

  • Name meaning: Strength in battle.
  • Popularity: Matilda ranks #478 and Tillie isn’t ranking.

Nicole

  • Name meaning: People of victory.
  • Popularity: #266

Nilsa

  • Name meaning: Winner or champion.
  • Popularity: This girls’ name isn’t currently popular.

Nolen

  • Name meaning: Winner or champion.
  • Popularity: Nolen isn’t ranking for either gender. Nolan ranks #61 for boys.

Nyla or Nylah

  • Name meaning: Winner or champion.
  • Popularity: Nyla ranks #248 and Nylah ranks #403.

Torianna or Toriana

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

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!

Arabella

  • Name meaning: Yielding to prayer.
  • Popularity: #202

Chana

  • Name meaning: God has favored me.
  • Popularity: #798

Eliana or Elliana

  • Name meaning: God has answered.
  • Popularity: Eliana ranks #53 and Elliana is #133.

Hallel

  • Name meaning: Praise or thanks. A Jewish prayer said on holidays to give thanks.
  • Popularity: This spiritual name isn’t ranking.

Octavia

  • Name meaning: Eighth.
  • Popularity: #335

Tobyn

  • Name meaning: God is good.
  • Popularity: This gender-neutral name isn’t ranking.

Zana

  • Name meaning: Variation of Jane, which means God is gracious.
  • Popularity: This short girls’ name isn’t ranking.

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

Girls’ names for the New Year

little girl with sparkler new years eve

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

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

Evangeline

  • Name meaning: Bearer of good news.
  • Popularity: #263

Jubilee

  • Name meaning: Celebration.
  • Popularity: This happy and unusual name isn’t ranking.

Lia

  • Name meaning: Bringer of good news.
  • Popularity: #289

Navi or Navie or Navia

  • Name meaning: New. To name.
  • Popularity: None of the spellings of this name are ranking.

Nova or Novah

  • Name meaning: New. A star that suddenly and dramatically increases in brightness and then slowly returns to its original state.
  • Popularity: Nova ranks #38 and Novah ranks #569.

Novalee

  • Name meaning: Invented name. New + shelter.
  • Popularity: #815

Novi

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

Selah

  • Name meaning: To stop and reflect. To praise.
  • Popularity: #428

Sumaya

  • Name meaning: Many possible meanings: Having great plans, high above, heaven, sky, wise.
  • Popularity: This rare girls’ name ending in a is not ranking.

Tahani

  • Name meaning: Best wishes or congratulations.
  • Popularity: This The Good Place-reminiscent name isn’t ranking.

If you like these New Years’ Eve-inspired winter names for girls you’ll also like this list of exotic girl names.

Girls’ names for Valentine’s Day

valentines baby with heart on pants

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

Amanda

  • Name meaning: Worthy of love.
  • Popularity: #447

Amora or Amoura

  • Name meaning: Love.
  • Popularity: Amora ranks #363 and Amoura is #828.

Amy

  • Name meaning: Beloved.
  • Popularity: #216

Cherie

  • Name meaning: Sweetie.
  • Popularity: This French C name isn’t ranking.

Daryl

  • Name meaning: Beloved.
  • Popularity: This cute gender-neutral name isn’t ranking.

Davina

  • Name meaning: Beloved.
  • Popularity: #629

I've got my love to keep me warm

Esme

  • Name meaning: Beloved.
  • Popularity: #398

Fenmore

  • Name meaning: Dear love.
  • Popularity: This cool F name isn’t ranking.

Freya or Freyja

  • Name meaning: A goddess associated with love, beauty, war and death. Lady. Noble person.
  • Popularity: Freya ranks #179 and Freyja is #958.

Hartford “Hart”

  • Name meaning: Hart (male deer) + ford (shallow part of a river).
  • Popularity: This city name, chosen by Stassi Schroeder for her daughter, isn’t currently ranking.

Hartley “Hart”

  • Name meaning: Deer meadow.
  • Popularity: This cute name is not currently popular.

Hartlyn or Hartlynn “Hart”

  • Name meaning: Deer lake.
  • Popularity: Neither spelling of this great Valentine’s name is ranking.

Ingrid

  • Name meaning: Loved or beautiful.
  • Popularity: This I name hasn’t ranked since 2019.

baby girl eating heart shaped cookie

Kara or Cara

  • Name meaning: Love.
  • Popularity: Kara ranks #671 and Cara is #908.

Lennon

  • Name meaning: Lover, blackbird, cloak.
  • Popularity: This great hippie name ranks #299 for girls and #688 for boys.

Libi

  • Name meaning: My heart or my beloved in Hebrew.
  • Popularity: Libi isn’t ranking. Libby (just barely) last ranked in 2019.

Mabel

  • Name meaning: Lovable.
  • Popularity: #427

Mariah or Moriah

  • Name meaning: Beloved. The lord is my teacher. Drop of the sea.
  • Popularity: #305

Mariana or Marianna

  • Name meaning: Beloved. Drop of the sea.
  • Popularity: Mariana ranks #276 and Marianna ranks #832.

Marie

  • Name meaning: Beloved. Drop of the sea.
  • Popularity: #619

Mariella or Marielle

  • Name meaning: Beloved. Drop of the sea.
  • Popularity: This great sea-inspired mermaid name is not in the top 1000.

Marietta

  • Name meaning: Beloved. Drop of the sea.
  • Popularity: This unique M name is not ranking.

Marion

baby girl surrounded by love hearts

Melina or Milena

  • Name meaning: Honey or gracious.
  • Popularity: Melina ranks #648 and Milena ranks #821.

Mila

  • Name meaning: Beloved.
  • Popularity: #20

Mina

  • Name meaning: Many possible meanings from all different cultures: Love, with gilded helmet, blue stone, south, bitter, joyful, and more!
  • Popularity: #662

Miriam or Maryam or Mariam

  • Name meaning: Beloved. Drop of the sea.
  • Popularity: Miriam ranks #280 Maryam ranks #503 and Mariam ranks #632.

Myra

  • Name meaning: Beloved or admirable.
  • Popularity: #556

Nayeli or Nayali

  • Name meaning: I love you.
  • Popularity: Nayeli is (surprisingly) ranking #420. Nayali is not ranking.

Nayla or Naylah

Posy or Posie

  • Name meaning: A small flower bouquet.
  • Popularity: This sweet name isn’t ranking.

Pria

baby girl with red rose

Primrose or Prim

  • Name meaning: First rose.
  • Popularity: This Hunger Games-reminiscent name is not currently ranking.

Rosalie

  • Name meaning: Rose.
  • Popularity: #198

Rose or Rosie

  • Name meaning: Flower.
  • Popularity: Rose ranks #113 and Rosie is #470.

Roselle

  • Name meaning: Rose (flower) + elle (girl).
  • Popularity: This pretty Valentines’ related name isn’t ranking.

Suri

Suki

  • Name meaning: Loved one.
  • Popularity: This precious S name is not ranking.

Valentina “valentine”

  • Name meaning: Strength.
  • Popularity: #73

Venus

  • Name meaning: Goddess of love and beauty. Second planet from the sun.
  • Popularity: This outer space name isn’t ranking.

Yaretzi

  • Name meaning: You will always be loved.
  • Popularity: #505

If you like these Valentine’s Day-inspired winter names for girls you’ll also like this list of names that mean love.

BONUS LIST: Girls’ names inspired by “The 12 Days of Christmas”

This will be a fun one! I tried to find a name inspired by each of the verses in “The Twelve Days of Christmas”.

I left out some of the weirder ones (there aren’t any girls’ names that reminded me of geese a-laying).

“a partridge in a pear tree”

Perri or Peri

  • Name meaning: Pear tree or mountain dweller.
  • Popularity: Neither spelling of this Christmas-related name is ranking.

Perrin

  • Name meaning: Pear tree or rock.
  • Popularity: This Christmas name isn’t ranking.

“two turtle doves”

Dove

  • Name meaning: A bird symbolizing peace.
  • Popularity: This peaceful baby name isn’t in the top 1000.

Paloma

  • Name meaning: Dove.
  • Popularity: #940

“three French hens”

Hensley

  • Name meaning: Invented name that sounds like “hens”!
  • Popularity: This unique name isn’t in the top 1000.

Henley

  • Name meaning: High meadow.
  • Popularity: #584

Henrietta

“four calling birds”

Robin

  • Name meaning: A red-breasted winter songbird. Bright and shining.
  • Popularity: #904

Wren

  • Name meaning: A small snow bird.
  • Popularity: #361

“five golden rings”

Ophira

  • Name meaning: Gold.
  • Popularity: This Hebrew name isn’t ranking in the U.S.

Quincy

  • Name meaning: 5th child’s estate.
  • Popularity: This 6-letter name isn’t ranking for girls but ranks #604 for boys.

Yari

  • Name meaning: Gold. Straight spear.
  • Popularity: This golden name isn’t ranking.

(Sorry…I couldn’t think of anything for six geese a-laying and seven swans a-swimming)

“eight maids a-milking”

Cora or Kora

  • Name meaning: Maiden.
  • Popularity: Cora ranks #88 and Kora is #492.

Corinne

  • Name meaning: Girl or maiden.
  • Popularity: #954

Ella

  • Name meaning: Fairy maiden.
  • Popularity: #15

Related: 265 Enchanted Middle Names for Ella

“nine ladies dancing”

Clara

  • Name meaning: Clear and bright. The name of the main female character in The Nutcracker, a Christmas ballet.
  • Popularity: #103

“ten lords a-leaping”

Adalyn

  • Name meaning: Noble person (like a lord).
  • Popularity: Adalyn ranks #139, Adalynn ranks #116, Adelyn ranks #235, and Adelynn ranks #358.

Adeline

  • Name meaning: Noble.
  • Popularity: Adeline ranks #100 and Adaline is #285.

Alina

  • Name meaning: Noble. Kind. Bright. Beautiful. (Many other meanings).
  • Popularity: Alina ranks #170 and Aleena is #597.

“eleven pipers piping”

Piper

  • Name meaning: Flute player.
  • Popularity: #91

Related: The 66 Prettiest Middle Names for Piper

“twelve drummers drumming”

Cadence or Kadence

  • Name meaning: Rhythm or flow.
  • Popularity: Cadence ranks #677 and Kadence is #1000.

If I missed any good ones let me know! Email [email protected].

BONUS LIST: Girls’ names inspired by “Silent Night”

Silent night, holy night! All is calm, all is bright.

I’ve got more names inspired by another popular holiday song!

All of these names have meanings related to “night”, “calm” and “bright”.

Amiyah

  • Name meaning: Night rain.
  • Popularity: #318

Layla or Leila or Laila

  • Name meaning: Night or dark.
  • Popularity: Layla ranks #24, Leila is #205, and Laila is #225.

Lyla or Lila

  • Name meaning: Night or dark.
  • Popularity: Lyla ranks #118 and Lila is #226.

Frida

  • Name meaning: Peace.
  • Popularity: #889

Harmony or Harmoni

  • Name meaning: Unity or combination of chords.
  • Popularity: Harmony ranks #175 and Harmoni ranks #709

Mira

  • Name meaning: Peaceful, wonderful, prosperous. Means rising water in Hebrew.
  • Popularity: #485

Noe

  • Name meaning: Peaceful.
  • Popularity: This “calm” name ranks #677 for boys but is not ranking for girls.

Salem

  • Name meaning: Peace or safety.
  • Popularity: #607

Serena

  • Name meaning: Peace and tranquility.
  • Popularity: #421

Serenity

  • Name meaning: Peace and tranquility.
  • Popularity: #70

Shiloh

  • Name meaning: Tranquil. Peaceful.
  • Popularity: This “calm” name ranks #454 for girls and #618 for boys.

Winifred or Winnifred

  • Name meaning: Peaceful friend or blessed peacemaker.
  • Popularity: This W name isn’t ranking.

Yarina

  • Name meaning: Peace.
  • Popularity: This “calm” name isn’t ranking.

Aliana or Alianna

  • Name meaning: Bright or noble.
  • Popularity: Aliana ranks #708 and Alianna is #811.

Blake

  • Name meaning: Bright and shining.
  • Popularity: #219

Claire or Clare

  • Name meaning: Bright or clear.
  • Popularity: Claire ranks #57 and Clare ranks #823.

Kenzie

  • Name meaning: Bright one.
  • Popularity: #369

Kiara

  • Name meaning: Bright or clear.
  • Popularity: #308

Naya

  • Name meaning: Bright or purpose.
  • Popularity: #758

Nia

  • Name meaning: Bright or purpose.
  • Popularity: #494

Did you find the perfect winter name for your baby?

Final thoughts on winter names for girls

Choosing a winter name for your baby girl 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 girls are beautiful 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 daughter!

Source for popularity data is the SSA.

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