1) If a child dies before reaching the age of eight days, he is circumcised before burial, and given a name. Some have the custom to circumcise the deceased child before burial without giving him a name.

2) Similarly, a baby girl who died shortly after birth is given a name.

3) If the child was buried without being given a name, he is given a name after the burial.

4) If a pregnant woman dies before giving birth, the fetus is given a name.