Sophie is a graduate student at the University of Chicago. She loves helping people name things—whether it's their child, car, or pet fish. When she's not thinking about baby names, Sophie enjoys travel, fashion, and art and design.
By Meagan Burke January is the first month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, getting its name from the Roman God Janus, who was associated with new beginnings. January baby names can be connected to symbols of freshness or related to the winter season. But for now, let’s look to past Januarys for notable name inspiration associated with this month.