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Names That Mean Snow

  1. IcyHeart
    • Origin:

      English word name
    • Meaning:

      "icy"
    • Description:

      A short form of the modern coinage Icelyn that feels cool as a short form, but too frosty for a full name.
  2. FjollaHeart
    • Origin:

      Albanian
    • Meaning:

      "snowflake"
    • Description:

      If you can get past the unintuitive J (it's pronounced like a Y), Fjolla is a perky and attractive girl name. It is derived from the Albanian word for snowflake, fjollë, and is most common in Kosovo.
  3. NevaraHeart
    • Origin:

      Spanish
    • Meaning:

      "to snow"
    • Description:

      One of several snowy options, this one lacking a tie to a specific place: an asset.
  4. NevesHeart
    • Origin:

      Portuguese
    • Meaning:

      "snows"
    • Description:

      A name that refers to a title of the Virgin Mary -- "Maria des Neves," or Maria of Snows.
  5. GlacierHeart
    • Origin:

      Nature name, French
    • Meaning:

      "ice"
    • Description:

      Nature names are often associated with Spring and Summer, but Glacier is ideal for a winter baby.
  6. SesiHeart
    • Origin:

      Inuit, Native American
    • Meaning:

      "snow"
    • Description:

      One of the many Inuit words for snow.
  7. BoraHeart
    • Origin:

      Czech diminutive of Barbara or Albanian
    • Meaning:

      "snow"
    • Description:

      "Bore" and "boring" are teasing possibilities; Thora, Nora, and Flora recommended alternatives.
  8. JakiHeart
    • Origin:

      Icelandic
    • Meaning:

      "iceberg"
    • Description:

      Visually similar to Jack and Jacob, but with a refreshing Nordic origin and literally ice-cool meaning.
  9. IcelynnHeart
    • Origin:

      English
    • Description:

      A modern smoosh name which first appeared on the US charts in 2006, with 6 births (spelling variant Icelyn debuted the following year with 5 births). Both names are still very rare, but this spelling has tripled in use since 2018 (44 baby girls in 2021).
  10. EdurneHeart
    • Origin:

      Basque
    • Meaning:

      "snow"
    • Description:

      This feminine version of the Basque name Edur is quite well used in Spain, where it has often been in the Top 100. Plus it offers some great nickname options such as Eddie or Deedee. One of the names for winter babies that's off the snowy track.
  11. JokullHeart
    • Origin:

      Icelandic
    • Meaning:

      "glacier; ice"
    • Description:

      This cool Icelandic word name — meaning "ice" — is on the rise in its native Iceland. Jökull is also used in geographical names; Eyjafjallajökull is an ice cap in Iceland.
  12. SnezhanaHeart
    • Origin:

      Russian
    • Meaning:

      "snowy"
    • Description:

      Although barely heard in the English-speaking world, this Slavic name is popular in Russia and the Balkans, and is also used in Scandinavia. It could be a snazzy name (or middle name) for a snow baby.
  13. AyazHeart
    • Origin:

      Turkish and Azerbaijani
    • Meaning:

      "frost"
  14. ChionHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "snow"
  15. EirwenHeart
    • Origin:

      Welsh
    • Meaning:

      "white snow"
    • Description:

      A fresh and pretty Welsh nature name whose beautiful meaning would be perfect for a winter baby girl.
  16. FannarHeart
    • Origin:

      Icelandic
    • Meaning:

      "snow drift"
    • Description:

      Fannar is one of the top names for boys in Iceland but is rarely seen anywhere else in the world.
  17. ChioneHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "snow"
    • Description:

      In Greek mythology, Chione is turned into a snow cloud by Zeus and Hermes.
  18. NevadaHeart
    • Origin:

      Spanish place-name
    • Meaning:

      "covered in snow"
    • Description:

      Western place-name that feels equally appropriate for both genders. Note: Natives say rhyme that second syllable with had, so it's not nehv-AH-da.
  19. NevadaHeart
    • Origin:

      Spanish place-name
    • Meaning:

      "covered in snow"
    • Description:

      Named for its snowcapped mountains, Nevada is a state name which, unlike Carolina, Montana, and Dakota, has been relatively undiscovered. Warning: today's unvisited place-name could become tomorrow's trampled tourist attraction.
  20. SnejanaHeart
    • Origin:

      Bulgarian
    • Meaning:

      "snowy"
    • Description:

      This name of a supermodel from Ukraine is not one of those Eastern European choices that translate easily or attractively.