When is the Best Time for a Naming Ceremony?

According to a 2018 survey, religiosity in the UK is on the decline, with 52% of the public now saying they do not belong to any religion, a rise from 31% in 1983. As a result, naming ceremonies are becoming a popular way to welcome a new child into the world, working as a replacement Read more…

Naming Ceremony Elements | The Naming Ribbon

Unlike those of a theistic nature, Civil Celebrants whilst officiating Naming Ceremonies prefer not to perform “water boarding” or “simulated drowning” rituals on their clients charges. Naming Celebrants have found various methods to endow “names” without the need to resort tothe abhorrent rituals above. One such method goes something like this (pictures to follow) The Read more…

Naming Ceremony Traditions from Around the World

Australian Aborigine The Wikmungkan tribe in north-eastern Australia carries out the naming ritual during the actual birth of the baby. The midwife calls out the names of all the child‚’s living relatives one by one. The name chosen is the one being called at the moment of the final stages of the birthing process when Read more…