26 Winter Storm Name Suggestions For The Weather Channel

In honor of Winter Storm Leon and his fellow named storms, here are 26 winter storm names for the 2014-2015 season. And, yes, all of these are actual names that people give to their children.

1. Augustine

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He would be a classy storm, the kind that retires to the study with some brandy after dumping 6 inches of snow on your hometown.

2. Blossom

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Because the irony of a name like Winter Storm Blossom will make you smile as you huddle, shivering, under 10 blankets.

3. Calypso

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Just a gentle reminder to book those tickets to the Caribbean.

4. Delgado

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It means “skinny” in Spanish, so how vicious could Winter Storm Delgado be?

5. Ebnezer

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Maybe he’d be as stingy with the snow as he is with his money.

6. Fennel

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Isn’t it time our winter storm naming system started to reflect that multiple children are named Fennel?

7. Gwendoline

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Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, because Winter Storm Gwendolin is going to kill them all.

8. Harmony

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During Winter Storm Harmony the snow will fall in only the gentlest, most non-intrusive way.

9. Ingrid

Because the little-known Boy Meets World character deserves to be immortalized somehow. (She jumped in the pool to impress the cool kids, after all!)

10. Jezebel

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If we’re going to reclaim this name for women everywhere, shouldn’t we reclaim it for winter storms, too?

11. Kiran

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Okay, Winter Storm Kiran might not exactly be a picnic, but it’s just such a COOL name that my inner 13-year-old can’t wait until she shows up!

12. Larry

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This is pretty much the most intense a storm named Larry could possibly get.

13. Merlin

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Snow can be so magical!

14. November

Just to confuse people when Winter Storm November doesn’t show up until late February. And, yes, this is a name that people are giving to their children.

15. Oscar

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He may be a grouch, but he’s still better than Winter Storm Kronos.

16. Prudence

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She’s a fun old gal, but Winter Storm Prudence lacks the intensity of a younger storm.

17. Quintessence

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She’s the quintessential winter storm!

18. Roland

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He’ll be in the study with Winter Storm Augustine.

19. Storm

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Imagine the confusion created by Winter Storm Storm. And, yes, just like November, Storm is an actual name that parents are giving to their children.

20. Thorton

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The last of Augustine and Roland’s friends to join us.

21. Ursula

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This Winter Storm’s going to be a bitch, just like her namesake.

22. Vulcan

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Winter Storm Vulcan: all the logic of Spock (or at least his Vulcan half) and all the fury of the Roman god of fire and volcanoes.

23. Wood

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Parents who want their children to have a terrible middle-school experience are particularly fond of this name. So why not name a storm after it? Think of all the puns!

24. Xenobia

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Not to be confused with Winter Storm Xenophobia, who is the WORST.

25. Yves

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The most fashionable storm of them all.

26. And finally: Zenon

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Storm of the 21st century.

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