The blizzard that blanketed much of the US mid-Atlantic area in snow last weekend caused shuttered schools and businesses, buried cars and other massive disruptions for 80 million people. But with all that chaos, TV screens and the Internet were filled with picturesque wintry scenes and skiers gliding down Fifth Avenue. Snow still has a magical quality for the child in all of us, one that is celebrated in baby names across countless cultures. (by Linda Rosenkrantz)
Or you could go in a completely different direction and reference the ice granules that comprise snowflakes. Crystal was a Top 20 name from 1978 to 1984 and still ranks at 477 (though dropping precipitously). Still, a far better choice than Flurry or Flake.