75 Names that Mean Snow or Winter for Your Little One

Updated: January 6, 2021
Why not celebrate the magic of winter by choosing a name that means snow for your winter baby? Here are the top names that mean snow (or winter) for boy, girls, and gender-neutral options.
Baby Names that Mean Snow

Winter brings a peaceful sort of magic along with it. Have you ever heard the mysterious quiet of snow falling or looked out on snow-capped peaks and just soaked in the beauty of an all white world? If your baby is born during winter, a name that celebrates this time of the year might just be perfect.

The winter season lets us look out onto the simplicity of nature, but it also brings immeasurable power. Snow, hail, and ice are cold enough to kill and with them comes leafless tree branches and the disappearance of most animals, some even going into hibernation.

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The cold and dark time of the year also drives us inside for shelter and warmth, and with that comes hot cocoa, cozy blankets, warm fires, and lots and lots of cuddles. Winter wields its power and we surrender to it, spending time together and celebrating the holidays.

Having a baby during the cold season shapes the way the first months will go. There will be days indoors looking out at the white world from a rocker by the window. A snow-covered yard will await your little one’s curious hands (and mouth!) Why not celebrate the magic of winter by choosing a name that means snow for your winter baby?

We rounded up our favorite names that mean snow or winter for you.

Girl Names that Mean Snow or Winter

  1. Alba - Spanish, means “bright, white”
  2. Apricity - English, means “the warmth of the sun in winter”
  3. Berfin - Kurdish, means “snowdrop flower”
  4. Bianca - Italian, means “white”
  5. Blanca - Spanish, means “white”
  6. Blanche - French, means “white”
  7. Chan - Chinese, means “snow”
  8. Cherith - Hebrew, means “winter stream”
  9. Demetria - Greek Mythology, goddess of winter
  10. Edurne - Basque, means “snow”
  11. Eira - Welsh, means “snow”
  12. Eirwen - Welsh, means “blessed snow” or “white snow”
  13. Epiphany - Greek, means “a sudden realization” and refers to a Christian winter holiday
  14. Fjolla - Kosovan, Albanian, means “fine snow” or “snowflake”
  15. Flykra - German, Danish, means “snowflake”
  16. Frostine - French, means “snow”
  17. Guinevere - English, means “white”
  18. Gwenyth - Welsh, means “white”
  19. Gwyneira - Welsh, means “blessed snow” or “white snow”
  20. Haukea - Hawaiian, means “white snow”
  21. Haunani - Hawaiian, means “beautiful snow”
  22. Icyln - English, means “ice”
  23. Ivy - English, a plant associated with winter
  24. Janara - Roman Mythology, feminine form of Janus, god of the snow
  25. Lumi - Finnish, means “snow”
  26. Miyuki - Japanese, means “deep snow, beautiful snow”
  27. Natasha - Russian, means “Christmas”
  28. Neus - Catalan, means “snow”
  29. Neve - French, means “snow”
  30. Nevis - Carribean Spanish, means “snow”
  31. Nieves - Spanish, means “lady of the snow
  32. Nivia - Latin origin, means “snow”
  33. Noella - French, means “Christmas”
  34. Noelle - French, means “Christmas”
  35. Olwen - Welsh, means “white footprint”
  36. Skadi - Norse Mythology, goddess of winter and of the hunt
  37. Snow - English, means “snow”
  38. Viola - Latin, means “winter flower”
  39. Xuĕ - Chinese, means “snowfall”
  40. Yukina - Japanese, means “snow”

Boy Names that Mean Snow or Winter

  1. Andri - Old Norse, means “snowshoe”
  2. Bylur - Icelandic, means “snowstorm”
  3. Dong - Chinese, means “winter”
  4. Douglas - Scottish, means “Christmas tree”
  5. Edur - Basque, means “snow”
  6. Eirwen - Welsh, means “white as snow”
  7. Eryi - English, Welsh, means “from Snowdon”
  8. Fannar - Old Norse, means “snowdrift”
  9. Frost - English, means “frost”
  10. Kari - Turkish, means “covered with snow”
  11. Lixue - Chinese, means “pretty snow”
  12. Nas - Native American origin, means “snow”
  13. Nicholas - Greek, Saint Nicholas inspired the story of Santa Claus
  14. Quilo - Roman Mythology, refers to the North Wind
  15. Rudolph - Latin, refers to the story of the “red-nosed reindeer”
  16. Tuhin - Indian, means “snow”
  17. Tushar - Indian, means “snow”
  18. Warrin - Pitjantjatjara (Central Australian Aboriginal), means “the cold months”
  19. Whittaker - Old English, means “from the white field”
  20. Yukio - Japanese, means “snow”
  21. Yule - Old English, means “winter solstice”
  22. Zane - American, means “white as snow”

Gender-Neutral Names that Mean Snow or Winter

  1. Blaze - English, means “snow storm”
  2. Cypress - Greek, a tree commonly associated with winter and snow
  3. Ember - English, means “beautiful warm fire”
  4. January - English, a winter month
  5. Juniper - Latin origin, a tree associated with snowy weather
  6. Nevada - Spanish, means “snow capped”
  7. Noel - French, means “Christmas”
  8. North - English, associated with snow and cold temperatures
  9. Storm - English, associated with snowstorms
  10. Winter - English, means “winter”
  11. Whit - English, means “white”
  12. Wren - English, a bird associated with winter
  13. Wynter - English, means “winter”

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