Naming Ceremony Information

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‘It is your day so we do it your way’

Our focus is on making it possible for families to have the day that is special to them. Getting in touch with the relevant registrar as early as possible helps to achieve this.

Your child's naming ceremony is a very personal occasion and all Argyll and Bute Registration staff want to help you make your ceremony memorable.  

 

Intoduction to Naming Ceremonies

 

Introduction to Naming Ceremonies

Find out what a naming ceremony is and who can have them

 

 

 

Piles of Money

 

Naming Ceremony Fees

Find out how much a naming ceremony will cost

 

 

 

 

 

baby laughing

 

Readings and Poems

Some readings and poems that are suitable for a naming cerremony.

 

 

 

 

 

Baby and Hands

 

Parents Promises

Promise parents can make for thier child; you can write your own making the meaning more personal to one another.

 

 

 

 

 

Supporting Hands

 

Supporting Adults Promises

Examples of promises your supporting adults may wish to make to your child.

 

 

 

 

 

Grandparents

 

Grandparent Promises

Some examples to inspire the grandparents if they wish to take part.

 

 

 

 

 

Music

 

Music

Many families wish to include music into their ceremony. 

 

 

 

 

Baby feet and rings

 

The story behind your family

You can ask a family member or guest to tell the story of yourfamily so far, this can inlcude how you met, how your family has grown or what your plans for the future may be.

 

 

 

 

 

balloons

 

Remembering loved ones

There are many ways you may like to remember loved ones on your day who for whatever reason can not be with you.

 

 

 

 

 

lavander heart

 

Acknowledgements

The Registrar can include as part of your ceremony a thank you to those who have travelled from away for attending or someone who has helped with the all the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

Baby and Sand

 

Making your naming ceremony unique

Our focus is on making it possible for families to have the day they are dreaming of. Getting in touch with the relevant registrar as early as possible helps to achieve this.

Your naming ceremony is a very personal occasion and all Argyll and Bute Registration staff want to help you make your ceremony special and tailored to your requirements.  

 

 

Contact the Registration Team