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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Sunday became a more usable day-name instantly after Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban chose it for their daughter in 2008. It has a bright and sunny feel (and readymade nickname), and, with seasonal names and month names gaining in acceptance, perhaps more parents will start considering Sunday.

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