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Traditional Names for Wedding Anniversaries Each Year

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Did you know that there are traditional names for wedding anniversaries each year? If not, don’t worry – we’re here to help! In this blog post, we will list the traditional names for each wedding anniversary year. Whether you are planning a celebration or simply curious about wedding anniversary traditions, read on for more information!

Wedding Anniversary Names and Symbols

We all know that each wedding anniversary has its own name and symbol, but do you know what they are? Check out this list to learn more about the different wedding anniversary names and symbols. You may be surprised at some of them!


  • 1st Anniversary ― Paper
  • 2nd Anniversary ― Cotton
  • 3rd Anniversary― Leather
  • 4th Anniversary ― Fruit/Flowers
  • 5th Anniversary ― Wood
  • 6th Anniversary ― Candy/Iron
  • 7th Anniversary ― Wool, Copper
  • 8th Anniversary ― Bronze, Pottery
  • 9th Anniversary ― Pottery, Willow
  • 10th Anniversary ―Tin, Aluminum
  • 11th Anniversary ― Steel
  • 12th Anniversary ― Silk, Linen
  • 13th Anniversary ― Lace
  • 14th Anniversary ― Ivory
  • 15th Anniversary ― Crystal
  • 20th Anniversary ― China
  • 25th Anniversary ― Silver
  • 30th Anniversary ― Pearl
  • 35th Anniversary ― Coral
  • 40th Anniversary ― Ruby
  • 45th Anniversary ― Sapphire
  • 50th Anniversary ― Gold
  • 55th Anniversary ― Emerald
  • 60th Anniversary ― Diamond
  • 75th Anniversary ― Diamond

Wedding anniversary traditions and gift-giving are changing over time, but one thing remains the same – it’s always a joy to celebrate love and happiness with the people we care about. How will you be celebrating your loved ones’ wedding anniversaries this year?

The traditional names for each year of marriage are a fun way to keep track of how long you’ve been married or to plan ahead for future celebrations. While modern couples may choose to stray from these conventions, following tradition can add an extra layer of meaning and sentimentality to your big day. What’s more, giving (or receiving) gifts that correspond with your wedding anniversary year is a lovely way to commemorate all the happy memories you’ve made together. So, if you’re looking for traditional wedding anniversary gift ideas, you can find them in the list below!

We hope this blog post has been helpful in giving you some information about traditional wedding anniversary names. Whether you are planning a celebration or simply curious about wedding anniversary traditions, we hope this article has been informative and enjoyable to read.


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