Short & Strong Girl Names

Looking for girl names that are unfussy and straightforward? Here are some choice baby girl names that are both short and strong.
  • Alex

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    One of the most evenly divided unisex names these days; strong and energetic, if overused, for both genders. Read More 

  • Anne

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    The name of the sainted mother of the Virgin Mary was among the top girls' baby names for centuries, in both the original English Ann spelling and the French Anne. Both left the Top 100 around... Read More 

  • Ara

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    Simple and yet distinctive, Ara is a mythological name of a famously handsome king. Although it originated as a boys' name, in the contemporary US, it was used seven times as often for girls in... Read More 

  • Asa

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    Simple, soft, strong, this usually male biblical choice -- Asa was a king of Judah -- may work even better today for girls. Read More 

  • Bree

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    A short, breezy name with a sophisticated yet upbeat image, that doesn't betray its Irish roots. Bree first came to notice here in 1971 via the complex prostitute character in the movie... Read More 

  • Bryn

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    Bryn is an up-and-coming gentle, yet substantial, Welsh name that would also be effective in the middle spot. In Wales it's more often heard as a boys' name.

    Bryn entered the U.S.... Read More 

  • Chan

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    Common Asian surname also works as a first, as with the singer Chan Marshall, also known as Cat Power (and born Charlyn). Read More 

  • Claire

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    Claire, luminous, simple, and strong, with a barely distinguishable French accent, is one of those special names that is familiar yet distinctive, feminine but not frilly, combining historical... Read More 

  • Dane

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    This rarely heard name pares down all the ultrafeminine Dan names to one that's much more powerful, for both boys and girls. Read More 

  • Eve

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    Eve, the oldest name in the Book, is now coming back into style, having the virtues of simplicity and purity, yet with more strength and resonance than other single-syllable names like Ann.... Read More 

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