Winter baby names are, quite literally, cool. While summer names can be sultry, spring names fresh and autumn names colorful, the increasingly trendy wintry names have an image that is crisp and clear, white and snowy. Some of these cold-climate names are fairly obvious—Winter being the extreme example– while others are a bit more subtle, ranging from calendar months to ski resorts to weather conditions to international twists.
Three world-class ski resorts—two in Colorado and one in the Italian Alps—that could schuss right onto birth announcements. Aspen, which is also a tree name, could be a more creative alternative to Ashton, the distinctive Cortina has a dash of Italian eleganza, and Vail has the fashionable V-beginning.