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4 Letter Girl Names

Four letter girl names are led by Emma, topping popularity lists not only in the US but around the world.


Along with Emma, other four letter names for girls in the US Top 100 include Mila, Ella, Aria, Luna, Zoey, Nora, Lily, Leah, Lucy, Anna, Cora, Ruby, and Isla.

Mary, the most-used girls' name of all times, also contains four letters, as does such classics as Anne and Jane.

Unique four letter names for girls we recommend include Alma, Clio, Echo, Hero, Inex, Orla, Romy, Snow, Vida, and Zara.

Browse our entire collection of four letter names for girls below.The top names below rank among the current US Top 1000 Baby Names and are ordered by popularity.Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.
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Top 4 Letter Girl Names

  • Emma

    Emma originated as a diminutive for Germanic names beginning with the ermen root. A very old royal name well used throughout the centuries—Queen Emma married King Ethelred the Unready in... Read More 

  • Ella

    Ella has parallel derivations, first as the Norman variation of the Germanic Alia—itself a nickname for names containing the element ali. It’s also a Hebrew name, referring to a tree in... Read More 

  • Luna

    The name of the Roman goddess of the moon, Luna is derived straight from the Latin word for moon, luna. Luna’s divine complement is Sol, the god of the Sun. In Roman art, Luna is often depicted... Read More 

  • Mila

    Mila is a given name with Russian and Slavic provenance. It began as the diminutive form for names such as Ludmila, Milena, and Milica. Mila can be a nickname for any name containing the element... Read More 

  • Aria

    Aria has origins in both Italian and Hebrew. In the former, Aria's literal meaning, air, is meant as a musical term denoting a kind of song or melody. Hebrew Aria is a variation of Ari, meaning... Read More 

  • Nora

    Nora has two separate origin stories, as a derivative of both Honora and Eleanor. The Irish and Anglo-Norman version derives from Honora, based on the Latin word honor. The Hungarians... Read More 

  • Zoey

    Zoey is a modern spelling variation of Zoe, the Greek Jewish translation of Eve. Despite its Jewish origins, Zoe was historically more popular among Christians. Two early saints were named... Read More 

  • Lily

    Lily came into use as a given name as a direct influence of the flower. The floral name was derived from the Latin lilium, itself derived from the Greek leirion. Lily later... Read More 

  • Leah

    Leah was derived from the Hebrew word le’ah, meaning “weary.” In the Old Testament, Leah was the first wife of Jacob, the mother of one daughter, Dinah, and six sons including Reuben,... Read More 

  • Lucy

    Lucy is the English form of the Roman Lucia, which derives from the Latin word "lux" meaning "light." Lucy and Lucia were at one time given to girls born at dawn. Lucy can alternatively be spelled... Read More