Pretty Girl Names

Pretty girl names are pretty -- attractive, feminine, sometimes frilly -- in themselves. They also conjure the image of a pretty girl. And some of these names literally mean pretty or beautiful. While prettiness may ultimately be in the eye (and ear) of the beholder, we think these names say Pretty Girl.
  • Callista

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    Calista Flockhart spotlighted this lovely Greek name that has a long future in the English-speaking world. Kallista is another spelling; Calixta and Calixto are related.Read More 

  • Camilla

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    The Spanish Camila, pronounced ka-MEE-la, is the fastest rising version of this ancient Roman name, now in the Top 50, but recent royal Camilla may have helped promote the British brand. In Roman... Read More 

  • Celestia

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    Celestia is a heavenly name that sounds more ethereal than Celeste, Celestia might make a distinctive, feminine choice if your taste runs toward names like Angelina and Seraphina. ... Read More 

  • Chloe

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    Considerably more dynamic than most of the other Greek-based romantic literary names of the seventeenth century, Chloe is a pretty springtime name symbolizing new growth, though by no means as... Read More 

  • Courtney

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    Among the Top 20 names of the 1990s, but today's Courtney is more apt to be the babysitter than the baby. In the UK, Courtney is far more popular, still making it into the top 250. Familiar from... Read More 

  • Delilah

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    Delilah has shed the stigma of its biblical beguiling-temptress image, and is now appreciated for its haunting, melodic, feminine qualities. Checking out Delilah's popularity graph shows that... Read More 

  • Eden

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    Eden is an attractive, serene name with obvious intimations of Paradise, one of several place names drawn fromthe Bible by the Puritans in the seventeenth century.

    Eden entered the Top... Read More 

  • Eliza

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    Eliza is one of our favorite names; we love its combination of streamlined modernity and Eliza Doolittle charm and spunk, and offer Eliza as one of our top recommendations.

    That... Read More 

  • Felicity

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    Felicity is as accessible a virtue name as Hope and Faith, but much more feminine -- and dare we say, happier. The hit TV show did a lot to soften and modernize the once buttoned-up image of... Read More 

  • Francesca

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    Francesca is a lighter and much more feminine choice than the classic Frances, and one that is increasingly popular with upscale parents.

    Francesca made an appearance in Dante's... Read More 

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