Easter Baby Names: Palma, Pascal and more

When it comes to choosing Easter baby names, you don’t have to limit yourself to hopping down the Bunny Trail. There are more subtle options related to the name and time of the holiday itself, to relevant Biblical characters, symbolic animals—bunnies, chicks, and the lamb–plus botanicals, and names whose meanings relate to immortality or rebirth.
Here are the Nameberry picks of the names leading the Easter parade, some as obvious as Lily, others as oblique as the Italian name meaning lamb.


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Sunday instantly became a more usable day-name 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 and month names gaining in acceptance, perhaps more parents will start considering Sunday.

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