The 10 most popular Christmas-themed baby names in the world

If you are expected in December, you may think of a festive name that matches the birth of your baby.

Lucky for you, online marketplace OnBuy.com, has compiled a list of the most popular Christmas-themed monikers from around the world.

The site searched thousands of names to reveal the top 10 monikers given to boys and girls.

The results showed that Mary was the most festive name for girls, with David – meaning beloved – the popular choice for boys.

Gloria came in second for girls, with Karen – meaning ‘pure’ in third place.

Check out which names triumphantly below:

Top 10 festive names for girls

Maria

Gloria

Karen

Angel

Carol

Christina

Virginia

Rachel

Joy

Natalia

Top 10 festive names for boys

David

Michael

Joseph

Emmanuel

Jesus

Gabriel

Christian

Frank

Christopher

Felix

OnBuy.com found that nearly 8 in 10 (78%) would consider giving their child a festive name, while only 22% would like something non-seasonal.

Of those who want a festive name, a whopping 94% believe that making those around them happier by naming their child with festive connotations.

But of the 22% who hate season names, 34% think they are ‘tacky’, 21% think they are ‘too mainstream’ and 11% think they are ‘cringey’.

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