Wedding Anniversary Names

Wedding anniversary names are assigned based on the year of marriage and follow the  traditional anniversary gifts by year list shown later in this article. 


Celebrating your anniversary is essential to a strong and healthy relationship and finding the right gift makes all the difference. The traditional anniversary gift list is shown below but if you are looking for something less traditional, then check out Anniversary gifts for HerAnniversary gifts for Him.

And if you are planning to celebrate your anniversary by travelling to a romantic destination, then take a look at Anniversary Vacation Ideas


You may also be interested in finding some Wedding Anniversary Quotes and Sayings to personalize Free Anniversary eCards to your husband, wife, friends or relatives. 


Many couples like to select a gift that reflects their anniversary year. The following chart shows the traditional anniversary gifts, modern anniversary gifts and traditional flower associated with each anniversary year:
Anniversary Gifts By Year
Wedding Anniversary Names are based on the traditional anniversary gift list. So your 1st wedding anniversary is known as your paper anniversary, the 2nd as cotton, the third as leather and so on. 


The milestone wedding anniversaries are:

  • 15th: Crystal anniversary
  • 20th: China anniversary
  • 25th : Silver anniversary
  • 30th: Pearl anniversary
  • 40th: Ruby anniversary
  • 50th: Gold anniversary
  • 60th: Diamond anniversary

I hope you found this article on Wedding Anniversary Names helpful. 


You might also be interested in the Top 10 Gifts NOT to Give Your Wife on Your Anniversary! and Why Do Men Forget Anniversaries?


Happy Anniversary!