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.
Most Popular Baby Girl Names Starting with W
First we'll start with the most popular baby girl names from 2018. They were:
Willow was the most popular baby girl name starting with W in 2018. This should come as no surprise as Willow has been the most common baby girl name starting with W as far back as 2009. What a run!
Here’s how the top three names have looked over the past decade:
Willow wasn’t just popular for W girl names in 2018. Overall it was the number 62 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 Willow was a popular choice in 2018, you can see it was only about 99% as popular a baby girl name as Kennedy. Just for fun, let’s take a look at the most popular baby girl names beginning with W throughout history.
Unique Baby Girl Names Starting With W
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 W.
Overall, Wilder was the 3134th most popular girl name in 2018 with 52 babies. That means there were 75x more Willows than Wilders 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 W, the name’s meaning and origin. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
Wahiba through Weema
- Wahiba Arabic — The generous one.
- Wahida Arabic — Unique.
- Wakanda Sioux — inner magical power
- Walburga Anglo-Saxon — a might defender, a fortress
- Walda German — A ruler.
- Walida Arabic — The newborn girl.
- Wallis Old French — A foreigner, particularly a woman from Wales.
- Waltraud Teutonic — rule strength
- Wanda Aboriginal/Teutonic — Aboriginal: A sandhill. Teutonic: A Slavonic woman, or a wanderer.
- Waneta Native American — charger
- Wanetta Old English — Pale.
- Wanika Hawaiian — God’s gracious gift.
- Wapeka Native American — skillful
- Waratah Aboriginal — A red flower.
- Warrah Aboriginal — Honeysuckle.
- Warrina Aboriginal — To give.
- Waseme African
- Wasima Arabic — Graceful, pretty.
- Weema Aboriginal — Small.
Wendi through Winifred
- Wendi — From the name Wendy. Invented by J M Barrie in the early 1900s for his play Peter Pan.
- Wendy English — A name invented by J M Barrie in the early 1900s for his play Peter Pan.
- Wenona Native American — The firstborn daughter.
- Wenonah Native American — The firstborn daughter.
- Whitney Old English — From the white island. A boy or girl’s name.
- Whoopi unknown — Yahoo, Yippee, Wahoo
- Widjan Arabic — ecstacy
- Wihtburth Anglo-Saxon
- Wilda Teutonic — The untamed one.
- Wilfreda Teutonic — Desiring peace. Feminine form of Wilfred.
- Wilga Aboriginal — A small tree.
- Wilhelmina Teutonic — The resolute protector. A feminine form of William.
- Willa Aboriginal — A woman or wife. Also a nickname from Wilhelmina, but sometimes used independently.
- Willow Old English — From the name of the Willow tree.
- Wilma — The resolute protector. From the name Wilhelmina, but sometimes used as an independent name.
- Wilona Old English — Desired.
- Win — A prosperous friend. The feminine form of Edwin.
- Winda Swahili — hunt
- Winema Native American — A female chief.
- Winifred Teutonic/Welsh — Teutonic: A peaceful friend. Welsh: Joyful peace.
Winnie through Wyuna
- Winnie — A prosperous friend. The feminine form of Edwin.
- Winona Native American — The firstborn daughter.
- Winsome English — Pleasant and attractive.
- Winter Old English — Born in the winter months. A boy or girl’s name.
- Wren Old English — A tiny bird. A boy or girl’s name.
- Wyanet Native American — Beautiful.
- Wylie Old English — Wily or beguiling. A boy or girl’s name.
- Wynfled Anglo-Saxon
- Wynne Cornish/Welsh — Fair, or blessed. Also a diminutive of Winifred.
- Wynona Native American — The firstborn daughter.
- Wyuna Aboriginal — Clear.
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