Easter Baby Names for Boys & Girls
Easter often feels like the start of spring. If you've got a baby on the way, it's natural to want to give him or her a moniker that speaks to this time of renewal and rebirth. We've hand- picked the freshest Easter baby names for boys and girls.(21 Photos)
Baby Bunnies & Cute Easter OverloadWe rounded up our favourite Easter-inspired names for the little rabbits in your life. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do! Click ahead for the cutest.
Of Spanish origin, meaning “Cross.”
This trendy moniker is shared by Victoria and David Beckham’s third son.Photo.Booth (flickr/CC)
Of Hebrew origin, meaning “Fortunate; blessed; happy.”
What’s old is new again with this old-fashioned, yet modern-sounding name that references the soot rubbed on believers’ foreheads on Ash Wednesday, which leads up to Easter.
Of English origin, meaning “Tree.”
In Scandinavia, people attach bright feathers to birch branches in vases on Easter. This unique name references that tradition in the most modern of ways.iStockPhoto
Of English origin meaning “From the rabbit meadow.”
The female equivalent - Bunny - is a bit too obvious, but this hip name is subtle and sweet.istockphoto
Of welsh origin, meaning lamb.
Spring inspried and cute as a button, this gives new meaning to the nickname 'little lamb'ISTOCKPHOTO
Aviv (M)Of Hebrew origin, meaning spring. Relating too to the word 'vive' meaning life.ISTOCKPHOTO
Of Hebrew origin, meaning "Owner of many palm trees."
This nice-sounding name is perfect for a spring baby boy.iStockPhoto
Octavian (M)Of Latin origin, meaning born eight, relating to 8. The week after Easter is commonly known as the second octave, where a feast is had 8 days after Easter, on the following Sunday.ISTOCKPHOTO
Of Latin/English origin. Meaning “Palm trees; Palm Sunday.”
This name - which is also geographical (for Spanish Island Palma Majorca) - brings to mind a serene and beautiful child.iStockPhoto
Of English origin, meaning "Willow tree." In parts of Eastern Europe, pussy willows replace palm leaves on Easter Sunday. This nature-inspired name is a nice way to reference that tradition.istockphoto
Of Latin origin, meaning “Relating to Easter.”
If you like things literal, but can’t stomach the moniker Easter, Pascal(e) is the perfect compromise for a boy or girl. Traditionally, omitting the –e ending makes it masculine, but feel free to switch it up
Of Gaelic origin, meaning place by the fountain or spring.
With a name like this, there's no doubt your child will 'go with the flow.'ISTOCKPHOTO
Of Greek origin, meaning “Good news.”
This cheerful, angelic name is shared by gorgeous Canadian actress (and mama!) Evangeline Lilly, and is the title of an epic, romantic poem by American poet Longfellow. How’s that for fabulous?Andrea Gosselin (flickr/CC)
Of Greek origin, meaning “Flowering shrub.”
The Greek Acacia plant symbolizes resurrection and immortality, the main themes of Easter.iStockPhoto
Of Latin origin, meaning “Lamb.”
This sweet, old-school name is shared by the baby sheep of Easter - and the alternate-spelling Agnyess is the first name of androgynous supermodel Denn.iStockPhoto
Latin origin meaning flower and dry earth.
A beautiful femanine sounding name with an equally pretty meaning.ISTOCKPHOTO
Of Native American origin, meaning “Butterfly.”
This free-spirited moniker is reminiscent of spring, rebirth, and natural beauty.iStockPhoto
Of Latin (former)/French(latter) origin, meaning “Open” and “The fourth month.”
Since the holiday often falls in April, this pretty moniker is a natural choice for an Easter-born baby.iStockPhoto
Of English origin, meaning “Lily flower.”
This floral name is a classic but not contrived choice for an Easter baby.iStockPhoto
More Top Stories in iVillage Baby Names
Check out more of our baby name galleries for inspiration (plus gratuitous pics of gorgeous kids!)
Unique & Beautiful Baby Girl Names, From Marisol to Blythe & More
Get Help! Top 5 Baby Name Apps
Red Carpet-Inspired Baby Names for Girls and Boys
Baby Names Inspired by The Beatlesnoemijariod (flickr/CC)