Good Girls

Bad Girl names are hot, but Good Girl names -- sweet, innocent, feminine baby girl names -- are too. If these are too angelic for you, consult the Bad Girl collection.
  • Louisa

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Louisa, a quaint vintage name, is an example of the idea that these days, old-style girls' names are more fashionable when they end with an a rather than with an e, as in... Read More 

  • Lourdes

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This name of the French town where a young peasant girl had a vision of the Virgin Mary in 1858 vaulted into the spotlight when Madonna chose it for her daughter, but few other families except for... Read More 

  • Lucy

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    In the Top 30 in England and Wales, Lucy is slowly but surely catching up here as well, due to its attractiveness on so many levels: Lucy is both saucy and solid, a saint's name and heroine of... Read More 

  • Madonna

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    There's only one. Okay, two.Read More 

  • Margaret

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Margaret is a rich, classic name used for queens and saints. Margaret was replaced for decades by less starchy forms like Maggie and Meg, but some stylish parents are reviving Margaret in full,... Read More 

  • Marian

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Marian's (and sister spelling Marion's) image has gone through a sea change of late, recalling less middle-aged matron and more Robin Hood's romantic Maid Marian. Some influences: the SJ Parker-M.... Read More 

  • Martha

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The name of our first First Lady still has something of a prim and proper image, academic and efficient. That quiet, traditional, and tasteful gestalt is exactly what makes Martha appealing to... Read More 

  • Mercy

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The quality of mercy makes this lovely Puritan virtue name undervalued today. Although it was most popular in the late nineteenth century, Mercy is on its way to a comeback -- it rose 143 spots... Read More 

  • Miriam

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The oldest-known form of Mary, serious and solemn Miriam has been a particular favorite of observant Jewish parents. But we can see it extending beyond that sphere into the next wave of Old... Read More 

  • Modesty

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Modesty is a virtue name dating to Roman times, but never widely used, except for hot 1960s movie spoof heroine, Modesty Blaise, based on a comic strip. Read More 

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