Cancer babies – June 21 – July 22
A little bit of a riddle, babies born under the sign of Cancer can be crabby little crabs but are actually super easygoing bubs. Despite their moodiness, Cancer babies are real softies, with a sensitive nature that opens them up to emotional wounds.
4th astrological sign
Ruler: The Moon
What to expect with a Cancerian baby
Born under a water element, and ruled by the moon, Cancer babies are much like the tide itself, sometimes crashing into the shore, and other times gently lapping inward. They’re lovers of water, so get those swimming lessons sorted tout suite!
Sensitive little crustaceans, Cancerians are homebodies who adore their families, particularly their mums. They can appear quite shy around people they don’t know, so give them a chance to warm up in new surroundings. Do you know what else they love almost as much as their mummas? Food! It’s the easiest way to your Cancer bub’s heart.
Moon babies are also sensitive and creative, and incredibly imaginative. Don’t be surprised if they end up with an imaginary friend at some time during their childhood. Use it as a way to help them come out of their social shell, and build their confidence.
Creatives, leaders, and history makers abound in this list of famed Cancers.
21 names perfect for Cancer babies
Home-loving, sensitive Cancer babies are in tune with their emotions, but they’re certainly no pushovers. So here are 21 names that suit them perfectly.
Hamlyn: This ancient name means ‘home-lover’ – which suits homebody Cancer babies just perfectly.
Selene: She was the Greek goddess of the moon, so her sublime name is just the ticket for a babe born under a sign ruled by the moon.
Lomax: A unique English name meaning ‘retreat by the pool’, a strong moniker for water babes.
Jericho: For Cancer babies born under the sign ruled by the moon, this Arabic name’s meaning is ‘city of the Moon’.
Jolean: A Cancer child has a beautiful, wild imagination balanced with creativity and sensitivity. This name means ‘expressive and fun-loving’, capturing it all perfectly.
Amaris: Could there be a name more suited to a Cancer baby than this stunner, which means ‘child of the moon’.
Kelsey: This Old English name means ‘one who lives by the water’, and has remained popular over the past decade.
Cordelia: Of Celtic heritage, this rather sweet name means ‘jewel of the sea’.
Kelsey: Vikings hail! This Old Norse name means ‘one who lives by the water’, for a water adoring Cancerian.
Ruby: The birthstone of July, this English name means ‘red gemstone’.
Julius: Sticking with the month of birth theme, this Latin name means ‘born in July‘.
Vesta: All hail the Latin goddess of the hearth, home, and family – everything a Cancer baby adores.
Emeric: Meaning ‘born leader’, for a little warrior whose determination shines through.
Marina: Of Latin origin, this delightful name means ‘sea-maiden’.
Ethan: A hugely popular name over the past decade, it means strong, firm, and long-lived.
Luna: Derived from Latin, and the name of the Roman goddess of the moon it works perfectly for a moon baby.
Clementine: Oui-oui, a gorgeous French name meaning mild and merciful.
Calder: The sailing may not always be smooth with a stubborn Cancer, so this English name meaning ‘rocky water’ is perfectly suited.
Henry: Meaning ‘ruler of the household’, a strong moniker for babies who love being at home.
Freya: Or Norse origin, meaning ‘noble woman’, it’s also the name of the Norse goddess of love, beauty, and fertility.
Hestia: A less-common name, honouring the Greek goddess of the hearth, home, and family.
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