January baby names

One of the most inspiring ways to find a suitable name for your baby is to look for the symbolism related with his or her birthday.

For those of you that have already or expecting a January baby, there is a great deal of meaningful, allegorical and historic info here to help you make up your mind.

Start by sorting out the names that you are never going to agree upon with your partner and then go on and find your favorite symbolism.

Let’s start by clarifying the obvious, when it comes to the month of January, as your preferable source of inspiration.

January was not always the first month of the year. It is indeed the month symbolizing new beginnings but not just because it’s the first month on the calendar. It was a twist of the historical times, which brings us to the most obvious of January’s symbolisms, which states that it’s related to new beginnings.

In the old Roman calendar, March was originally the first month.

January is named after Janus, one of the oldest Roman gods.

He is the god of transitions, beginnings, time and passages.

Therefore, January is a month associated with motion and change and has a double nature, which is obvious in Janus’s several images, depicting him as a two-headed man.

Another way to choose names associated with January, is to look up the birth dates of your favorite public figures, intellectuals, artists, celebrities and draw inspiration from their stature and glamour.

We came up with some of the most attractive and inspiring names.  On this list, you will find familiar or rare ones, surely though, all of them sounding neat and melodic.

Some of the names are associated with the word “first”, some are inspired by people who achieved prestige and fame, through their talents, good luck and hard work.

All of these names are connected with the month of January and we chose them for you, hoping we’ll help you make the best choice for your amazing new baby.

January names for boys

Adi

Anton

Bradley

Ensio

Justin

Mel

Mosi

Norman

Patrick

Zayn

January names for girls

Alicia

Bridget

Ellen

Faye

Joan

Kate

Keiko

Mariska

Virginia

Winona

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