Patty Kikos Sydney Baby Namings
These ceremonies are an alternative rite of passage to a christening or baptism and are growing in popularity. The ceremony is usually held in the comfort of your own home, in a park setting or venue of your choice.

Your child receives an A4 parchment certificate with the option for your guests’ signatures on the back as a memento of the day. You have the option of having Guardians, Mentors or Godparents.

A Name Giving Ceremony has long been the rite which society has used to welcome a child into the family, to the wider family of their relatives, and to the community of their friends.

Today, Civil Celebrants provide families with a wonderful opportunity to officially welcome their child into a loving circle of family and friends. Preparing a carefully worded ceremony often deepens relationships within families, and the parents and godparents, or mentors, become more aware of their responsibilities and connection to your family.

A Name Giving Ceremony is a wonderful opportunity to culturally express joy, hope and acceptance, and a chance to express these feelings in poetry and words of commitment. This can also be symbolised by lighting of candles, planting and dedicating a tree, releasing of balloons or reading special verses.

TOTAL FEE $450 – $200 non refundable deposit & $250 to be paid a week before the ceremony


“Hi Patty, just wanted to say thankyou so much for the gorgeous ceremony you delivered for Tabby. Our friends loved the way you involved everyone. John and I think you’re truly amazing and we’ll be calling you again when its time for number 2!”

I’d love to hear about your wedding ceremony plans. Why don’t you message me to see if I’m available on your special day?

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