List of Christmas Words That Start With J!

In need of festive Christmas words that start with J?

If you’re trying to describe Christmas starting with J you have a good number of words to choose from.

I did my best to find as many relevant words as possible beginning with the letter J, I hope you find what you’re looking for:

Christmas Words That Start With J

Jack-In-The-Box – a toy consisting of a box containing a figure on a spring that pops up when the lid is opened.

Jerusalem – Every year festive mass is held at midnight of December 24th in the city where Jesus was resurrected.

Jesus Christ – religious leader revered in Christianity, one of the world’s major religions.

Jiminy Cricket – “Jiminy Cricket” was a polite euphemism for Jesus Christ. The expression was actually used (as an exclamation) in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Wizard of Oz, and the 1938 Mickey Mouse short, The Brave Little Tailor.

Jingle Bells – a classic song sung at Christmas time.

Jingling – make or cause to make a light metallic ringing sound.

Jingly – having a series of high-pitched ringing sounds like many small bells.

Jolly – happy and cheerful.

Joseph – the earthly father of Jesus, appears almost as an afterthought in the Christmas story.

Journey – an act of traveling from one place to another – such as Santa’s journey on Christmas eve.

Jovially – cheerful and friendly.

Joy – a feeling of great pleasure and happiness.

Joy To The World – an English Christmas carol. The carol was written in 1719 by the English minister and hymn-writer Isaac Watts.

Joyeux Noel – means Merry Christmas in French.

Joyful – feeling, expressing, or causing great pleasure and happiness.

Jubilance – a feeling of extreme joy.

Jubilation – feeling or expressing great happiness and triumph.

What Makes a Good Christmas Word?

Finding the right words to describe a thing, situation, or event can be incredibly powerful.

When you use the right word, people understand exactly what you mean and the message is conveyed perfectly.

Christmas words are no different!

Christmas words should be:

  • joyful
  • happy
  • nostalgic
  • whimsical
  • festive
  • and most importantly make you think of Christmas!

What Are Some Famous Christmas Sayings?

There are plenty of famous and fun Christmas sayings and quotes, some of the best are:

  • “Make it a December to remember.”
  • “Season’s greetings!”
  • “Deck the halls with boughs of holly!”
  • “Tis the season to be jolly!”
  • “Wrap yourself up in a Christmas hug!”
  • “May your holiday season be merry and bright!”
  • “May all your Christmases be white!”
  • “Peace on Earth and goodwill to all men.”
  • “Jingle all the way!”
  • “Ho! Ho! Ho!”
  • “Have yourself a merry little Christmas!”
  • “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!”
  • “Santa Claus is coming to town!”
  • “All I want for Christmas is _____.”
  • ” Christmas isn’t a season, it’s a feeling.”

If those phrases don’t get you into the Christmas spirit, I don’t know what will!

If there are any Christmas-related words that start with J you think should be on this list, please drop me a comment below and I’ll add them to the list to help others out.

If you want to find more lists of Xmas-inspired words beginning with other letters of the alphabet, just click one of the letters below:


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