Quick Facts about Naming Ceremonies with Jennifer Cram

A naming ceremony is a ceremony that celebrates your child and the relationships that will be important to your child. It can be held at any age, but generally between 3 months and 12 months is the usual time to hold the ceremony
  • You can appoint Godparents/Mentors/Guideparents/Sponsors
  • You can involve others in the ceremony
  • There are no legal requirements
  • A naming ceremony cannot legally appoint guardians for your child
  • You can have a celebrant lead your ceremony or you can have a DIY ceremony.
Engaging Jenny as your celebrant for your child's naming
  • Check my availability for your chosen date, time and venue
  • Choose your naming ceremony package
  • Complete my booking form (which I will send you when I confirm my availability) and pay the booking fee (non-refundable deposit)
  • Complete the questionnaire which I will supply and return to me
  • Work with me to refine the draft ceremony I will write for you
  • Pay the balance of the fee at least one month before the ceremony
  • Provide a photograph of your child for inclusion on his/her naming certificate
  • After the ceremony complete and send back my feedback form
Using Jenny's DIY service
When, for reasons of distance, privacy, or budget, you would like to have a DIY naming ceremony but would still like the ceremony to be professional, heart-warming, and personal, I offer a DIY service. I will write the ceremony for you, and supply certificates. More details at