If you’ve spent the entire festive season heavily pregnant, then chances are baby names for your impending arrival have been occupying your mind and dominating family chit-chat.

If your little one is due this month and you want to honour the month of their birth in their chosen name, then why not consider some of the following?



Asha is an Indian name meaning hope or desire.  As we begin each new year discussing resolutions and longing for certain changes, this could be the perfect name for your baby daughter.


Garnet is the birthstone of January and symbolises friendship and trust.



Much like dawn symbolises a new day, it can also indicate the beginning of a new year and may suit your impending arrival perfectly.


Arabic for dawn, this exotic name is a wonderful choice for a January girl.


Japan’s floral emblem for January is the Camellia flower and is a truly beautiful name for any little girl.




Meaning ‘beginning’, this might be the perfect name for your son who arrives at the start of a whole new year.


Latin for ‘happy’, this lovely name embodies everything we want from the year ahead.


The Latin for ‘new’, this edgy name will always act as a reminder of his arrival at the beginning of a new year.


Hebrew in origin, this lovely name means ‘renewal’ so it’s perfect for any little boy born in January.


This interesting name means ‘beginning’ in Hindi so again, it may suit your January-born son perfectly.


What other names do you like? We'd love to hear your suggestions 




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