Poems for a humanist naming ceremony

A humanist naming ceremony is a non-religious celebration for welcoming a child into the family and giving them their name. Families often choose to include the reading of a favourite poem at a naming ceremony. 

Here are some of our celebrants’ favourite poems for naming ceremonies. 

What is a humanist naming ceremony?

What do non-religious people do if they want to celebrate the arrival of a new child? Obviously a christening or baptism wouldn’t feel appropriate. Thankfully, another option has been around for many decades and it’s something that has become an increasingly popular trend in recent years, particularly as society becomes less religious: a humanist naming […]