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Christmas (boy)

What does Christmas mean?

Christmas Pronunciation of Christmas [christ-mas] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Christmas). Name of the holiday (meaning "Christ festival") used occasionally through the 19th century for Dec. 25 babies. The French form is more popular now. See also Natalie.

Associated with: 19th century, popular (famous).

Variations

Christmas has 1 variant: Noel.

Creative forms:
(male) Cheystmas, Christas, ..

(female) Christka, Christya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Christmas Randall (C.R.), ..

How popular is Christmas?

Christmas is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#6082 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Noel (#374 from current records) and Christ are the popular varying forms of Christmas (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Christmas was common 1 year ago (median #1178) and has remained as widespread to this day. Noel has generally been a favorite of parents, while Christ is now less common. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christ, Noel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Noel outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Chrestien, Chriss, Christan, Christer, Christiaan, Christian, Christiano, Christie, Christo, Christof, Christofer, Christoph, Christophe, Christos, Christy, Chrystian, Cristen, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristino, Cristobal, Criston, Cristos, Cristoval and Cristy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Christmas.


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