Roses are red, violets are blue; your baby is cute, and these names are too 🌼
Choosing a name for your baby is no small task; the moniker you pick follows them around for life. A lot of parents like to find a name that is meaningful in some way, and if you’re expecting a little valentine, there are some really cute February baby names to consider.
There are also some fantastic traditional baby names that are inspired by the month of February. So, if you’re feeling stuck, here are some great suggestions for your little love.
The flower has long been associated with Valentine’s Day and makes for a gorgeous, feminine moniker.
The name Isla has grown increasingly more popular in recent years, and if you needed another reason to choose that moniker for your baby girl, it could be the fact that actress Isla Fisher was born on Feb. 3.
If you really, really love Valentine’s Day, go ahead and lean into it by naming your February-baby, Valentine. It’s a Latin name that means “strength” and “health,” and while still uncommon, is beginning to rise in popularity.
Just like the baby name Ava, the name Evelyn means “water” or “island,” so it’s meaning has a similar tropical feel.
Both zodiac signs for February—Aquarius, and Pisces—are known to be creative, that’s why this name of English origin, meaning just that will be a perfect fit for your little one who is about to take over the world.
The birthstone for February doubles as a gorgeous girl’s name.
The baby name Lila is derived from the Arabic word for “night,” but also has roots in the Sanskrit language meaning “play,” according to Nameberry. Like Ava, Lila is a short, two-syllable name and can be used as a nickname for longer, more formal names like Lillian
This stunning name not only means “life” in Spanish but also “dearly loved,” which seems like a perfect sentiment for a baby born close to Valentine’s Day.
Paris is the city of love after all.
Over the years, Harry Styles has proven he’s not just a one-hit-wonder. With a solo singing career and acting accolades, he’s solidified his place as one of the most talented men in Hollywood and beyond, so if you’re hoping for that talent to rub off on your little one, consider the name Harry in honor of the former One Directioner who was born on Feb. 1.
Abraham Lincoln celebrated his birthday on Feb. 12, making Lincoln a good choice for a name this month.
A Roman name that means second is the perfect fit for the second month of the year.
If you’re looking for something more unique, Cristiano—inspired by Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo who celebrates his birthday on Feb. 5—is a strong, male name.
One of the most popular Valentine’s Day gifts also makes for a classic and cute boy’s name.
Playing up the Valentine’s Day theme, his Welsh name means “fair love.”