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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.
Most Popular Baby Girl Names Starting with F
First we’ll start with the most popular baby girl names from 2018. They were:
Faith was the most popular baby girl name starting with F in
2018. This should come as no surprise as
Faith has been the most common baby girl name starting with F as far back as
2009. What a run!
Here’s how the top three names have looked over the past decade:
Faith wasn’t just popular for F girl names in 2018. Overall
it was the number 122 most popular name among all baby girl names in 2018.
Here’s how it looked when compared to all baby girls born in 2018.
While Faith was a popular choice in 2018, you can see it was
only about 96% as popular a baby girl name as Arya. Just for fun, let’s take a look at the most
popular baby girl names beginning with F throughout history.
Now let’s look into what girl’s names lost and gained popularity in 2018, again only for names starting with F.
As you can see, Frances jumped by 2 slots. and Finley was
the smallest gainer in 2018, gaining only 0 spots.
Unique Baby Girl Names Starting With F
While it’s fun to see what lots of other people are naming their babies, many people prefer to find baby names that are more uncommon. To that end, below is the some of the more unique baby girl names starting with F.
Overall, Faigy was the 1688th most popular girl name in 2018 with 122 babies. That means there were 20x more Faiths than Faigys last year. That makes it a very unique name!
If you don’t have your name in mind yet, don’t worry! Below we present a list of literally every baby girl name — including middle names — starting with F, the name’s meaning and origin. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
Fabia through Falguni
- Fabia Latin — A bean grower. Feminine form of Fabian.
- Fabiana Latin — bean
- Fabienne French — Bean grower.
- Fabiola French — Bean grower.
- Fabrianne Latin — Resourceful, or a craftswoman.
- Fadila Arabic — Generous and distinguished.
- Fae English from Old French — A fairy or magical creature. Also a diminutive of Faith.
- Faiga Germanic — a bird
- Faina Anglo-Saxon — joyful
- Fainche Celtic — saint’s name
- Faine Old English — Joyful.
- Fairlee Fairli
- Fairley Old English — A clearing in the woods. A boy or girl’s name.
- Fairuza Turkish — turquoise
- Faith English — Trusting in God, having faith. Also see Fidela.
- Faiza Arabic — Victorious.
- Faizah African — victorious
- Fala Native American — crow
- Falda Icelandic — With folded wings.
- Falguni Hindu
Fallon through Fawne
- Fallon Irish — A leader. A boy or girl’s name.
- Fanchon French — From France, or a free woman. The feminine form of Francis.
- Fannie — From France, or a free woman. The feminine form of Francis.
- Fanny — From France, or a free woman. The feminine form of Francis.
- Fantasia Latin — Asia, Fanta
- Fantine French — childlike
- Farah Arabic — Happiness. Also see Farrah.
- Farfalla Italian — butterfly
- Farica — A peaceful ruler. The feminine form of Frederick.
- Farida Arabic — Unique.
- Fariishta Urdu — angel
- Farika — A peaceful ruler. The feminine form of Frederick.
- Farley Old English — From the fern clearing. A boy or girl’s name.
- Farrah Old English — Beautiful.
- Fascienne Latin — black
- Fatima Arabic — A woman who abstains, or weans a child. Also – a daughter of the prophet Mohamed.
- Fatin Arabic — captivating
- Faustine Latin — The fortunate one.
- Fawn Old French — A young deer.
- Fawne Old French, Latin — young deer
Fay through Fern
- Fay English from Old French — A fairy or magical creature. Also a diminutive of Faith.
- Faye — Fairy or elf.
- Fayina Russian — free one
- Faylinn — Fairy kingdom.
- Fayme Latin — Of high reputation, renowned.
- Fayna — Joyful.
- Fayne — Joyful.
- Fayre Old English — Fair.
- Felcia Polish — lucky
- Felda Teutonic — From the field.
- Felice Italian — Fortunate, happy.
- Felicia — Happiness.
- Felicite French — fortunate
- Felicity Latin — Lucky, fortunate. The feminine form of Felix.
- Felipa Spanish — A lover of horses. The feminine form of Philip.
- Femi African — love me
- Fenella Irish — The white or fair shouldered one.
- Fennella Irish — The white or fair shouldered one.
- Feodora Russian — The gift of God. The feminine form of Theodore. Also see Dorothy.
- Fern Old English — Fern-like. From the plant name.
Fernanda through Fiorella
- Fernanda Teutonic — Prepared for the journey. A traveller or adventurer. The feminine form of Ferdinand.
- Feronia Latin — A mythological goddess.
- Fidela Latin — Faithful. Also see Faith.
- Fidelia Spanish — Faithful.
- Fidelima Irish Gaelic — The name of a saint.
- Fifi — God shall add. The feminine form of Joseph.
- Filberta — Very brilliant.
- Filbertha — Very brilliant.
- Filipina Polish — Lover of horses.
- Filippa Italian — A lover of horses. The feminine form of Philip.
- Filomena — A lover of the moon.
- Filomene — A lover of the moon.
- Findabhair Gaelic — Finn
- Finola — The white or fair shouldered one.
- Finvarra Gaelic
- Fiona Scottish Gaelic/Irish Gaelic — Scottish Gaelic: The fair one. Irish Gaelic: A vine.
- Fionavar Gaelic
- Fionn Celtic — white, fair
- Fionola — The white or fair shouldered one.
- Fiorella Italian — A little flower.
Fiorenza through Fosetta
- Fiorenza Italian — flower
- Firaki Hindu
- Flanna Gaelic — Red-haired.
- Flavia Latin — The golden-haired one.
- Fleta Old English — swift, fleet
- Fleur Old French — A flower. Also see Flora.
- Flo — Blossoming, flourishing.
- Flora Latin — A flower. After the Roman goddess of flowers and the spring. Also see Fleur.
- Floramaria — Flower of Mary.
- Florence Latin — Blossoming, flourishing.
- Floria — Flowering.
- Floriane — Flowering.
- Florizel — From Shakespeare’s play Winter’s Tale.
- Flos Norse — chieftain
- Flower — Blossoming, flourishing.
- Floy Old German
- Fola African — honour
- Fonda Latin — Affectionate.
- Fortuna Latin — The fortunate one.
- Fosetta French — The dimpled one.
Fotini through Fuscienne
- Fotini Greek — Light.
- Fran — From France, or a free woman. The feminine form of Francis.
- Frances Latin — From France, or a free woman. The feminine form of Francis.
- Francisca Spanish — From France, or a free woman. The feminine form of Francis.
- Freda — A wise counsellor. From the name Alfreda, Frederica, Winifred.
- Frederica Teutonic — A peaceful ruler. The feminine form of Frederick.
- Frederika Old German — peaceful ruler
- Fredrica — Peace.
- Freya — A lady. The goddess of love in Scandinavian mythology.
- Freyde Yiddish — Joy.
- Frida — A wise counsellor. From the name Alfreda, Frederica, Winifred.
- Frieda — A wise counsellor. From the name Alfreda, Frederica, Winifred.
- Fritzi German — A peaceful ruler. The feminine form of Frederick.
- Fronde Latin — A leaf of the fens.
- Fruma Yiddish — one who is religious
- Fuensanta Spanish — a holy fountain
- Fujita Japanese — field
- Fulvia Latin — Tawny haired. The name of the wife of Mark Antony.
- Fuscienne Latin — black
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