German Names for Girls

German names for girls stretch far beyond stereotypical old-school choices such as Heidi and Wilhelmina. More modern German girls' names finding favor in Germany, the US, and beyond include global popularity princess Emma. also-popular cousins Emily and Amelia, and second cousin Ella. Other German names fashionable for modern baby girls throughout the Western world include Elsa (popularized by the Frozen princess), Ida, and Matilda. Collected here are all our girls' names with German origins. Browse the full list of German baby names for both genders or go to our roster of German names for boys.