If there’s anything we crave at this time of year, it’s light: Sunlight, daylight, the light at the end of the long dark winter tunnel.Light
is also an inspiring meaning for a baby name, appropriate for a midwinter baby – or one due to arrive in spring or summer. Our favorite baby names with meanings relating to light include:
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An Israeli favorite meaning light or brilliance, Zohar is used for both sexes there but seems more appropriate for a boy in the U.S., with Zohara as the female form. The Zohar is a book of the Kaballah, the branch of Jewish mysticism practiced by Madonna. Two personages named Zohar are mentioned in the Bible, one the father of Ephron.