Easter Baby Names: From Sunday to Susanna

Easter baby names can spring from all sorts of sources. There range from those that are related to the name and time of the holiday itself in English and in other languages, to relevant Biblical characters, to symbolic animals and trees and flowers—and even to a classic movie musical celebrating the holiday. Here are the Nameberry picks of the names leading the Easter parade, some as obvious as Lily, others as oblique as a Hollywood hoofer.


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This may seem a little far removed, but re-watching Fred Astaire and Judy Garland in Easter Parade has become an Easter tradition for many. Fred is one of those great old friendly good guy nickname names that could join Jack and Charlie and Sam in the playground.

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