100 Most Delightful Baby Girl Names and Their Meanings

Inside:  A list of the prettiest baby girl names – 100 ideas

Lots of babies o the floor 100 most delightful baby girl names and their meanings by Raising Bliss

You received the exciting news that you’re having a baby girl.  You go straight to your friend Google to find the perfect baby girl name for your growing peanut.  You browse through thousands of baby girl names and their meanings, make a list of your favorites, and present it to your husband.

He is not impressed.  He crosses off every name on your list.  To be fair, you don’t like any of his favorites, either.  You’re back at the drawing board.  You go through the countless names again and make a new list.  He crosses off all except for one, next to which he puts a question mark.  

Ok, you’ve made progress.  But what baby wants to start life with a question mark next to her name?  By now you are dreading the task of looking through countless baby girl names yet again.  Your head is spinning, and you wish someone did the work for you.

I’ve got you.  I looked through thousands of names and picked the prettiest baby girl names I could find.  I’ve included a short description of each name.  I used Nameberry to look up name meanings.  Present this list to your husband and pick the name you both like.  

To make the job easier for you, I’ve made a cheat sheet of these 100 baby girl names with a rating chart you can check off for each one.  It’ll be a breeze to pick a name for your baby girl you both like.  To get the cheat sheet, join the mailing list below and it will be on its way to your inbox.

100 delightful baby girl names and their meanings

  1. Abigail – Of Hebrew origin meaning “my father is joyful”.
  2. Addison – Of English origin meaning “son of Adam”.
  3. Adeline – Of French origin meaning “noble, nobility”.
  4. Adella – Another form of Adela, a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element adal, meaning “noble”.
  5. Alexa – Another form of Alexandra, a girl’s name of Greek origin meaning “defending men”.
  6. Alice – Of German origin meaning “noble”.
  7. Allie – Another form of Allison, a girl’s name of Scottish origin meaning “noble”.
  8. Althea – Of Greek origin meaning “with healing power”.
  9. Amelia – Of German origin meaning “work”.
  10. Anastasia – Of Greek, Russian origin meaning “resurrection”.
  11. Anita – Another form of Ana of Spanish origin, and Hannah of Hebrew origin, both meaning “grace”.
  12. Ariel – Of Hebrew origin meaning “lion of God”.
  13. Ava – Another form of Eve, a girl’s name of Hebrew origin meaning “life”.
  14. Avery – Of English origin meaning “ruler of the elves”.
  15. Azalea – Of English origin meaning “azalea, a flower”.
  16. Bailey – Name of occupational origin meaning “law enforcer, bailiff”.
  17. Bella – Another form of Isabella, a girl’s name of Italian origin meaning “beautiful”.
  18. Bridget – Of Irish origin meaning “strength or exalted one”.
  19. Camille – Of French origin meaning “young ceremonial attendant”.
  20. Caroline – Feminine form of Charles, a name of French origin meaning “free man”.
  21. Charline – Another feminine form of Charles, a name of French origin meaning “free man”.
  22. Charlotte – Another feminine form of Charles, a name of French origin meaning “free man”.
  23. Chloe – Of Greek origin meaning “young green shoot”.
  24. Claire – Of French origin meaning “bright, clear”.
  25. Coralie – Of French origin meaning “coral”.
  26. Daisy – Of English origin, a type of flower.
  27. Danika – Of Eastern European origin meaning “morning star”.
  28. Daphne – Of Greek origin meaning “laurel tree, bay tree”.
  29. Demi – Of Greek origin meaning “half”.
  30. Diana – Of Latin origin meaning “divine”.
  31. Eliana – Of Hebrew, Greek, Latin origin meaning “my God has answered”.
  32. Elise – Of French origin meaning “pledged to God”.
  33. Eliza – Of Hebrew origin meaning “pledged to God”.
  34. Ella – Of German, English origin meaning “all, completely; fairy maiden”.
  35. Elle – Of French origin meaning “she”.
  36. Elodie – Of French origin meaning “foreign riches”.
  37. Eloise – Of French, English origin meaning “healthy”.
  38. Emmalee – A combination of Emma, a girl’s name of German origin meaning “universal”, and Lee, a girl’s name of English origin meaning “pasture, meadow”.
  39. Evelyn – Of English origin meaning “wished for child”.
  40. Everly – Of English origin meaning “wild boar in woodland clearing”.
  41. Eviana – A Spanish variation of Eve, a girl’s name of Hebrew origin meaning “life”.
  42. Felicity – Of Latin origin meaning “good fortune, happy”.
  43. Fiona – Of Gaelic, Scottish origin meaning “white, fair”.
  44. Grace – A virtue name of Latin origin.
  45. Gracelyn – A modern invented name of English origin.
  46. Hailey – Of English origin meaning “Hay’s meadow”.
  47. Harmony – A word name of Greek origin.
  48. Harper – Of English origin meaning “harp player”.
  49. Harriet – Of French, English origin meaning “estate ruler”.
  50. Hazel – Of English origin meaning “the hazelnut tree”. 
  51. Isabella – Of Hebrew, Spanish, Italian origin meaning “pledged to God”.
  52. Isabelle – Of French origin meaning “pledged to God”.
  53. Ivanna – Feminine version of Ivan, a boy’s name of Russian origin meaning “God is gracious”.
  54. Jade – Of Spanish origin meaning “stone of the side”.
  55. Jasmine – A Persian flower name.
  56. Julia – Of Latin origin meaning “youthful”.
  57. Kalina – Of Polish, Hawaiian, Bulgarian origin meaning “viburnum”.
  58. Katie – Another form of Katherine, a girl’s name of Greek origin meaning “pure”.
  59. Kaylee – Of American origin meaning “laurel, crown”.
  60. Kelsey – Of English origin meaning “island”.
  61. Kinsley – Of English origin meaning “king’s meadow”.
  62. Kira – Of Russian origin meaning “throne”.
  63. Kora – Another form of Cora, a girl’s name of Greek origin meaning “maiden”.
  64. Leah – Of Hebrew origin meaning “weary”.
  65. Lexie – Another form or Alex of Alexandra, a girl’s name of Greek origin meaning “defending men”.
  66. Lily – English flower name.
  67. Lorelai – A girl’s name of German origin.
  68. Lydia – Of Greek origin meaning “woman from Lydia”.
  69. Malina – Of Greek origin meaning “raspberry”.
  70. Melody – Of Greek origin meaning “song”.
  71. Mila – A girl’s name of Russian origin.
  72. Milana – Of Italian origin meaning “from Milan”.
  73. Millie – Another version of Mildred, a girl’s name of English origin meaning “gentle strength”, and Millicent, a girl’s name of German origin meaning “strong in work”.
  74. Nadia – Of Russian origin meaning “hope”.
  75. Natasha – Of Russian origin meaning “birthday of the Lord”.
  76. Noelle – Of French origin meaning “Christmas”.
  77. Penelope – Of Greek origin meaning “weaver”.
  78. Polina – A girl’s name of Russian origin, feminine form of Paul, a boy’s name of Latin origin meaning “small”.
  79. Presley – of English origin meaning “priest’s meadow”.
  80. Raina – Another form of Regina, a girl’s name of Slavic origin meaning “queen”.
  81. Reyna – Another for of Reina, a girl’s name of Spanish origin meaning “queen”.
  82. Riley – Of Irish origin meaning “courageous”. 
  83. Sami – Another Version of Samantha, a girl’s name of Hebrew origin meaning “told by God”.
  84. Scarlett – Of English origin meaning “scarlet, red”. 
  85. Skyla – Of Dutch origin meaning “scholar”.
  86. Sophia – Of Greek origin meaning “wisdom”.
  87. Stella – Of Latin origin meaning “star”.
  88. Tatiana – Of Russian origin meaning “founder, establisher”.
  89. Tegan – Of Welsh origin meaning “fair”.
  90. Tessa – Another form of Theresa, a girl’s name of Greek origin meaning “to reap, to gather”.
  91. Veda – Of Sanskrit origin meaning “knowledge”. 
  92. Vera – Of Russian origin meaning “faith”.
  93. Victoria – Of Latin origin meaning “victory”.
  94. Vienna – A place name of Latin origin.
  95. Viola – Of Italian, Latin origin meaning “violet”.
  96. Violet – Of Latin origin meaning “purple”.
  97. Whitley – Of English origin meaning “white meadow”. 
  98. Willow – Of English origin meaning “willow tree”. 
  99. Zoey – Of Greek origin meaning “life”.
  100. Zora – Of Arabic, Slavic, African origin meaning “dawn”.

There you have it – a list of 100 most delightful baby girl names and their meanings.  I suggest you print out two copies of the rating chart, give one to your hubs to rate, and rate the other one yourself.  Then compare your favorites.

On the rating sheet, I’ve left space for you to add more of your favorite names to rate.  Get it by joining the motherhood tribe email list below and it’ll be on its way to your inbox.

I dare to hope you will find a baby girl name on this list both you and your husband will love.

Looking for baby boy names?  Check out 100 most handsome baby boy names and their meanings.

Enjoy, and happy naming!

Lots of babies o the floor 100 most delightful baby girl names and their meanings by Raising Bliss

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