21 Lovely February Baby Names

February Baby Names focus on love and its symbols. We’ve also included names inspired by its birthstone, flower, zodiac signs, animals, and saints that are associated with this month.

If you’re expecting your little darling this month, scroll on to check out our list!


February Baby Names for Girls

Aimee

February is often called Love Month so let’s start this list with a name that means ‘beloved’ in French. This medieval baby name is a variant of the more common Amy.

Your daughter will have something in common with American TV actress Aimee Carrero, who voiced She-ra in the Netflix animated series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.

Amethyst

Amethyst is the traditional birthstone of February Babies. Did you know that ancient Greeks wore this purple gemstone believing that it could protect them from drunkenness?

On the other hand, European soldiers during the Middle Ages wore amethyst amulets, thinking it heals people and keeps them level-headed. It was also considered a royal symbol.

Perhaps, you’d like it for your little gem as well.

Bridget

We’ve included this name for Saint Bridgid, the patron saint of Ireland and newborn babies. Her feast day is on February 1.

This name means ‘exalted one’ in Celtic. Brigit or Brigid is a goddess of Irish mythology who’s identified with poetry, healing, and spring.

Cari

This month has two water signs— Aquarius and Pisces — so we have this name, which translates ‘flowing like water’ in Turkish.

Desiree

In French, this name means ‘desire.’ Your daughter will have English pop singer Des’ree as a namesake.

Lulu

In Arabic, this name translates to ‘pearl’ while in African-Swahili it means ‘gem.’

Interestingly, February or Helmikuu is known as pearl month in Finland for the ice pearls. These beautiful formations appear on bushes and branches of trees when snow thaws during the day then freezes at night.

Kiziah

This unique name in African means ‘light at heart.’ Plus, it sounds like ‘Kiss yah!’ which makes it perfect for this month.

Nayeli

In Native American-Zapotec, this popular baby name translates to ‘I love you.’ The Zapotec is an indigenous tribe in Mexico, mostly living in the southern state of Oaxaca.

Ren

Another water-related name on our list is Ren, which means ‘water lily, lotus’ in Japanese. You might like this gender-neutral name as an alternative to Renée.

Violet

Violet is the birth flower for February. This flower means young love, faithfulness, and modesty.

February Baby Names For Boys

Archer

This is for Cupid, the Roman god of attraction, love, and affection who’s often seen as a chubby little boy with wings, a bow, and arrows. But classical Greek art, he’s portrayed a slender winged young adult.

This popular name means ‘bowman’ in English.

Ash

In Celtic mythology, ash is one of the symbolic trees for February representing intuition, vivid imagination, and free thinking.

This name is a variant of Asher, which translates to ‘happy, blessed’ in Hebrew.

Brooks

For a trendy name that’s connected to water, we included Brooks, which means ‘dweller by the brook’ in Old English.

Darby

This adorable unisex name translates to ‘deer town, farmstead where deer are kept’ in Old Norse. It comes from a local name of someone living in West Derby, England.

Across North America, deer shed their antlers in January and February. While it’s still a puzzle why they shed, scientists theorize that they do so that new ones can take the place of damaged racks.

Dawson

This name means ‘son of David’ in Hebrew. You might like it in place of the biblical name David, which translates to ‘beloved, favorite, darling’ in Hebrew.

Dax

Love short French names? You might like Dax, meaning ‘water.’

Your little trooper will have American movie actor and director Dax Shepard as his celebrity namesake.

Hart

This rarely used name means ‘stag or male deer’ in Old English.

Hugh

In German, this name translates to ‘heart, mind, spirit.’ Famous namesakes include actors Hugh Grant and Hugh Jackman.

Jiro

Since February is the second month of the year, we made Jiro part of this list since it means  ‘the second male’ in Japanese.

Sajan

In Sanskrit, this unique name means ‘cherished.’

Zvi

This short unique name in Hebrew translates to  ‘deer.’ It’s a variant of Tzvi.

Welcoming New Love

We’re celebrating with you as you say hello to your new baby and life as a parent.  We’re sure your child will be showered with a lot of love and affection.