During this month the wolves once roamed the countryside, thus suggesting the name "Wolf Moon". In the cold and temperate climates of the Northern Hemisphere, it was difficult to find food during January, thus the name "Hunger Moon".
In certain parts of the world, snow is usually the deepest in this month, thus the name, "Snow" Moon.
Because sap rises in March, this full moon is called the "Sap" Moon. The ground softens during this month, and worms begin to burrow out of the ground, thus the name "Worm" Moon.
Many flowers turn pink and bloom in April, thus the name "Pink" Moon.
Because many flowers bloom in May, after the April downpours, May's moon is called the "Flower" Moon.
Because strawberries bloom in June, this month's moon is the "Strawberry" Moon. Also, the French call this moon "la lune rose", which translates into English as the "Rose" Moon.
Male deer, or bucks, grow their first antlers during this month, thus the name "Buck" Moon.
Because it is sturgeon season in certain parts of the world in August, this moon is called the "Sturgeon" Moon.
Native American's began to harvest their crops during this month every year. (If this full moon occurs late in August, it is called the "Harvest" Moon.) If the full moon occurs earlier in September, it is called the "Corn" Moon because the corn crop is ready for picking at that time.
The hunting season begins in October, thus the name, "Hunter's" Moon.
Beaver traps were once set in this month to catch enough beaver to make warm clothing for the upcoming winter. Thus the name, "Beaver" Moon.
The approach of cold weather in the Northern Hemisphere gives this month's full moon its' name.