Baby Girl Names

baby girl names

Get the most popular and unique names for baby girls ♀ Use our A to Z baby girl names lists to find the perfect name for your princess.

Naming your newborn baby girl is an important decision that will affect your daughter throughout her entire life. Look for baby girl names that she'll love as she grows and one you'll love from her baby years and beyond. One that honors family, your heritage, or a completely unique name to begin her new life.

Girls names come in all shapes and sizes, from the top 100 baby names from the last century to names rich with special meaning to the parents. The alphabetized lists are easy to print and make notes as you decide. We also have baby boy names lists for your new bundle of boy.

Click on the links below for alphabetized lists of baby girl names and lists divided by year, personality and more.

 


Girl Names A-Z
Baby Girl Names A to Z Listings

Thousands of names for baby girls with origins and meanings.

Baby Girl Names

Top 100 Girls Name Lists
Top 100 Baby Girl Names

Over 100 years of vintage and modern girl names by decade.

Vintage Names

Unique Girl Names
Unique Baby Names

Names lists based on statistics, that may predict the future for your baby.

Unique Names

 

Popular Girls Names
Popular Baby Girl Names

The most popular girls names by year over the last 14 years.

Popular Names

Names by State
Top Girls Names by State

The top girls names, gathered in lists for each of the 50 states.

Girls by State

Twin Girls
Names for Girl Twins

Twin girl names that go perfectly when you have two bundles of joy.

Girl Twins Names

 

Britain's Girls Names
Popular Baby Girl Names in Britain

Names for proper British girls.

British Girls Names

Ireland's Girls Names
Popular Baby Girl Names in Ireland

The top names for wee Irish cuties.

Irish Girls Names

Scotland's Girls Names
Popular Baby Girl Names in Scotland

Scottish names for your bonnie lass.

Scottish Girls Names


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Baby Girl Names
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Baby Girl Names by Letter

Girl Names by Letter

Choose from Baby Girls Names in easy to use A to Z lists. From Alice to Zelda and everything in between, you're sure to find the perfect name for your daughter. Also check out baby girl names popularity by states, years, decades and even twin girl names on our Baby Girl Names home page.

Baby Girl Names Beginning with A

Baby Girl Names A

From Aasia to Azura and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter A along with the meanings and origin of each name. Girl names starting with A are timeless classics and there is a reason it is the most common first letter that parents choose when naming girls. Names starting with a vowel like A flow smoothly with last names beginning with a consonant. Adding to the popularity of names starting with A is an amazing girl heroine from Game if Thrones...Arya.

As always, when you consider choosing baby girl names, make sure to pair the first name you're considering with your last name. Avoid names that are too similar to your last name, either in the spelling of most of it (example...Carol Mirrell) or rhyming names (like Mary Contrary). Below is the ultimate list of girl names starting with the letter A.

Baby Girl Names that start with B

Baby Girl Names B

From Babette to Butterfly and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter B along with the meanings and origin of each name. 

Baby Naming Tip - Say the baby girl name you've chosen out loud to hear how it sounds when spoken. Does it go well with your last name? Baby girl names that have different numbers of syllables between the first and last name create a pleasing rhythm when the names are spoken together.

Baby Girl Names that begin with C

Baby Girl Names C

From Cade to Cyzarine and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter C along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

Baby Naming Tip - If you have a last name that's only one or two syllables, choosing your baby girl names favorites from first name with three or more syllables will flow better than a short one. The same principle applies to long last names and short first names, it's all in the rhythm.

Baby Girl Names Beginning with D

Baby Girl Names D

From Dabria to Dysthe and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter D along with the meanings and origin of each name. 

Baby Naming Tip - A first name that ends in a vowel flows less smoothly when matched up with a last name that starts with a vowel. Try to use baby girl names that end in a consonant if your last name begins with a vowel.

Baby Girl Names Beginning with E

Baby Girl Names E

From Eartha to Eyota and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter E along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - When choosing a name for your baby, write the complete name (including the middle name) and check the initials for funky abbreviations. Don't choose baby girl names that end up creating less than desirable initials, for example: Helen Ann Greuber (H.A.G.)

Baby Girl Names - F

Baby Girl Names F

From Fabia to Fuscienne and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter F along with the meanings and origin of each name.

Baby Naming Tip - Take a look at some of the nicknames for any names you may be considering. The baby girl names you like may not be ones you'd be happy with if they were shortened or used as their most common nickname.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter G

Baby Girl Names G

From Gabby to Gytha and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter G along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

Baby Naming Tip - Check out how popular the baby girl names you're thinking about choosing are. You may want a trendy, popular name but keep in mind that trends change, often from year to year. On the plus side, there's always common ground for your child with another child they share a name with.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter H

Baby Girl Names H

From Habiba to Hypatia and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter H along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

Baby Naming Tip - If you're looking for a more unusual name, a great source of inspiration is brand names, especially luxury brands like cars. Names like Mercedes, Lexus, Porsche convey luxury through the same or different spellings. These types of baby girl names can project an image of wealth and success.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter I

Baby Girl Names I

From Ianna to Izanami and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter I along with the meanings and origin of each name. 

Baby Naming Tip - If you want your child to have a unique name, it's easy to create one. Just add a syllable to the end of a name you like (example: Mary to Maryana). Add ina, anna, anne, ine or another one syllable ending to create different baby girl names.

Baby Girl Names that Start with J

Unique Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter J

We have baby girl names from every nationality that start with the letter J, it's one of the most popular letters that parents choose as the beginning of their baby girl's name. Many names have the same meaning because they're different versions of a main name (like Jan, Jane, Joanna, etc.), while some have deep, even legendary, meanings attached to that specific name.

Whichever name you choose, from Jacinda to Jyoti, you're on the right track just by choosing baby girls names starting with J. They're well loved names!

Baby Girl Names that Start with K

Baby Girl Names K

From Kaatje to Kyrenia and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter K along with the meanings and origin of each name. 

Baby Naming Tip - Create your own special version of baby girl names you like by adding a prefix before a name. Ka+Lisa = Kalisa, Di+Maria = Dimaria, Si+Lisa = Silisa.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter L

Baby Girl Names L

From Lacey to Lystra and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter L along with the meanings and origin of each name. 

Baby Naming Tip - If you have a last name that's difficult to pronounce or spell, you may want to consider a less difficult sounding or spelled first name (or a more unusual first name if you have a common last name like Jones).

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter M

Baby Girl Names M

From Maata to Myuna and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter M along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - Cute nicknames are adorable for a new baby or toddler but can be a source of embarrassment for a teenager or adult. Consider how well baby girl names (like Buffy or Candy) and commonly used nicknames will carry your child through all the different stages of their lives.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter N

Baby Girl Names N

From Nabila to Nyx and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter N along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

A difficult or confusing spelling of a common name may be frustrating to an elementary school-aged child whose name is often mispronounced, or difficult for them to write out and spell. This carries into adulthood when it becomes necessary to fill out forms, go on job interviews, and make introductions as part of their normal everyday life. Consider an easier spelling for baby girl names you like if the sound is the same when it's pronounced to others.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter O

Baby Girl Names O

From Obelia to Ozora and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter O along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - Consider how long your child's first name will be and the number of syllables it has. Very long first names when paired with long last names can be difficult to write and fit in forms, and very short ones may sound or look odd when written out. Baby girl names flow best when the number of syllables is different in the first name and last name.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter P

Baby Girl Names P

From Padma to Pythia and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter P along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - Think about the meaning of a name and how it relates to family history (crazy Uncle Bob?), your own experiences (that boss you hated?), and your personal style (Moonflower or Elizabeth?). How different names make you feel in relation to your style, your heritage, and combining those between you and your partner can help make the decision for you when choosing baby girl names.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter Q

Baby Girl Names Q

 From Qadira to Quorra and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter Q along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

Baby Naming Tip - The meaning of a name is definitely something to consider when choosing your baby's name. You can add special significance to your name choice if it means something that matters deeply to you. Whether spiritual, literary, or symbolic, a name's meaning can be a guiding factor when deciding on baby girl names.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter R

Baby Girl Names R

From Rabi to Ryoko and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter R along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

Baby Naming Tip - When choosing baby girl names, you can use a middle name as a way to honor relatives if you don't want to name your child directly after someone in your family. Using a middle name to name your child after a relative also avoids the "big" and "little" descriptions at family gatherings.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter S

Baby Girl Names S

From Saba to Syshe and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter S along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - Ancestry based baby girl names are a way to honor your family's culture through your child's name. If a cultural first name is too far off from your current way of life, you may want to consider selecting a middle name as a way to honor your heritage.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter T

Baby Girl Names T

From Tabitha to Tyne and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter T along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Girl Naming Tip - Naming a baby after relatives or friends can be a wonderful tribute. It can also be a source of embarrassment later on down the road. Make sure the person whose name will be with your child for the rest of their lives is worthy of the honor.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter U

Baby Girl Names U

U is the name of the game with these baby girl names. From Uda to Uttara and everything in between, hundreds of girls names starting with the letter U along with the meanings and origin of each name. 

Baby Naming Tip - Different types of personalities are often associated with specific names. This is especially true if there is a celebrity associated with that name. Many names carry positive emotions when comparing the name with a person, but sometimes they evoke the negative traits of scariness, laziness, or troublemakers. Think about who or what you associate different baby girl names with when choosing for your baby.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter V

Baby Girl Names V

From Vada to Vyvyan and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter V along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - If you're looking for an unusual name, look into names from other countries such as India, China or the Philippines. Also consider baby girl names that come from mythology, the bible, literary, and film inspiration.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter W

Baby Girl Names W

From Wahiba to Wyuna and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter W along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - Often when searching baby names, you will find yourself leaning towards names that mean something of importance to you. If you are hoping that your son will be independent and full of character, then why not look for names with meanings that are associated to such traits? You can also choose baby girl names based on literary figures or people with those traits.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter X

Baby Girl Names X

From Xandy to Xyza and everything in between, find baby girl names starting with the letter X along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - Picking out baby girl names that both you and your partner like is the best way to involve both parents in one of the most important decisions you'll make. You may want to get advice from other close family and friends in the process, but limit yourself so you're not overwhelmed with everyone else's opinions. Would you or your partner like the name if it was your name?

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter Y

Baby Girl Names Y

From Yachi to Yejide and everything in between, dozens of baby girl names starting with the letter Y along with the meanings and origin of each name.   

Baby Naming Tip - When you're looking for a baby name, the sheer number of choices can be overwhelming, as are the number of sources to get them from. Keep a separate list of the names you like, either on your phone or handwritten on a notepad. You'll have all your favorite baby girl names in one easily accessible place to narrow down as time goes on.

Baby Girl Names that Start with the Letter Z

Baby Girl Names Z

From Zabrina to Zuzanna and everything in between, get baby girl names starting with the letter Z along with the meanings and origin of each name.  

Baby Naming Tip - Look for inspiration everywhere and it will find you. From names of authors or characters in the children's book section to the credits at the end of your favorite genre of movies and tv shows, there are plenty of wonderful baby girl names out there waiting to be discovered.

British Baby Girl Names

British Baby Girl Names

This list includes the most popular baby girls names from Britain, according to the Office for National Statistics. For a lovely change of pace, British names are perfect especially if you have ancestors from Britain. A cultural name is the perfect way to honor your family roots.

Irish Baby Girl Names

Irish Baby Girl Names

This list includes the most popular baby girl names from Ireland, the land of soft skies and rich tradition. If you have Irish ancestry, an Irish name is the perfect way to recognize your cultural heritage. Popularity is according to the Irish Central Office for National Statistics.

Scottish Baby Girl Names

Scottish Baby Girl Names

From the gentle rolling Scottish hills steeped in tradition, come beautiful names for lasses from Scotland. For baby girl names with strength, character, and beauty; these are the most popular girls names in Scotland according to the The General Register Office for Scotland. They're perfect for parents who want to give their little girl a name with cultural heritage.

Baby Girl Name Lists Letters A to G

From Abbey to Charity, Dania to Fiona, you'll find the best baby girl names beginning with the letters A through G. Browse over 1,000 baby girl names, in old fashioned printable lists.

Baby Girl Name Lists Letters H to N

From Hadley to Kara, Liliana to Nyla, you'll find the best baby girl names beginning with the letters H through N. Browse over 1,000 baby girl names, in old fashioned printable lists.

Baby Girl Name Lists Letters O to Z

Browse over 1,000 baby girl names, in old fashioned printable lists. From Olivia to Reyna, Trinity to Willow, you'll find the best baby girl names beginning with the letters O through Z.

ImageYou know what the most popular baby girl names are by year and decade, but what about the popularity within each letter?

What names beginning with the letter A are the favorites, or the most chosen names beginning with the letter H? Check out the lists according to letter to find out.

Image You know what the most popular baby girl names are by year and decade, but what about the popularity within each letter?

What names beginning with the letter K are the favorites, or the most chosen names beginning with the letter R? Check out the lists according to letter to find out.

ImageYou know what the most popular baby girl names are by year and decade, but what about the popularity within each letter?

What names beginning with the letter S are the favorites, or the most chosen names beginning with the letter W? Check out the lists according to letter to find out.

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