Joy! You are expecting a child. And joy! Now is the time to think about your baby's name. Whether it's a boy, a girl or a surprise, here are name ideas that embody the joy and happiness of life.
This first name of Greek origin means "life, existence, joy". They would be independent, determined, passionate and curious little girls. In Quebec, the first name Zoé is very popular: it is ranked 6th among the most popular first names in Quebec, according to the most recent rankings of the Bank of first names of Retraite Québec.
Joy. Happiness. This is what this feminine first name signifies in Hebrew. Voluntary, dynamic, enthusiastic, spontaneous and charming, Rina would also be a great dreamer. Popular in France especially in the 1920s to 1950s, little Rinas are now few in number: in Quebec, only one girl received this first name in 2016 as in 2015.
A unisex name, Eden is of Hebrew and English origin. It means “paradise, delight” and little Edens are said to be endearing, joyful, friendly, loving, hard-working, full of imagination and creativity. It is a preno whichquietly wins the hearts of parents here: they were 35 to choose it for their son in 2016 against 10 for their daughter. The figures are slightly on the rise since 2010.
Pretty first name of Arabic origin, it means "treasure". She is recognized for her simplicity, her authenticity, her frankness and her spontaneity. Even if it is growing and slowly gaining popularity in Quebec, this first name remains very rare: only thirty little girls were given this name in 2016.
This masculine given name, which means "happy, happiness and joy", is of Latin origin. More popular in France than in Quebec, it was quite popular in the years 1910-1930. Since 2010, no Quebec parent has elected him for his son. Little Féliciens are known to be optimistic, active, curious and down-to-earth.