10 Letter Girl Names

  1. Christabel
    • Origin:

      Latin and French
    • Meaning:

      "fair Christian"
    • Description:

      Though Isabel is a smash hit, Christabel still hasn't been fully embraced. It was originally popularized in England via the Coleridge poem Christabel ("whom her father loves so well") and was given to the poet's granddaughter. Christabel Pankhurst was a famous U.K. suffragist.
  2. Clarabelle
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "bright and beautiful"
    • Description:

      A combination name that might be dismissed as a clown and cow name. The sounds are nevertheless pretty and the meaning is good - though spellings Claribel or Clarabel might help distance it from the cow association.
  3. Maybelline
    • Origin:

      American elaboration of Mabel, English
    • Meaning:

      "lovable"
    • Description:

      The popular cosmetics brand Maybelline inspires at least a few baby girls' names each year. Company founder Thomas Lyle Williams created the name as a portmanteau of Mabel and Vaseline after watching his sister Mabel mix up a quasi-eyeshadow out of coal dust and Vaseline.
  4. Vespertine
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "of the evening"
  5. Anne-marie
    • Origin:

      French, combination of Anne and Marie
    • Meaning:

      "grace + drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved"
    • Description:

      One of the oldest and most widely used compound names, now a bit dated but not as much so as its opposite Mary-Ann. The hyphen is optional.
  6. Concepcion
    • Origin:

      Spanish
    • Meaning:

      "conception"
    • Description:

      Name given in honor of the Virgin Mary that might prove difficult for a modern Spanish-American child to pull off.
  7. Montserrat
    • Origin:

      Catalan
    • Meaning:

      "serrated mountain"
    • Description:

      Montserrat is a Catalan name meaning ‘serrated mountain’. That may not be the most appealing meaning, but the exceptional beauty of the Montserrat mountain range near Barcelona, Spain might change your mind. Montserrat is, unsurprisingly, most common among the Spanish community.
  8. Gwendoline
    • Origin:

      Variation of Gwendolen, Welsh
    • Meaning:

      "white ring"
    • Description:

      The Gwendoline form may introduce pronunciation confusion -- does that last syllable rhyme with wine or win or when? We vote Gwendolen as not only the most proper but the clearest spelling, followed by Gwendolyn, with Gwendoline a distant third.
  9. Geneviève
    • Kensington
      • Origin:

        Place name
      • Description:

        Kensington is a place name with a number of referents; there are cities by the name in Australia, Canada, South Africa, the UK, and the US. As a girls' name, it entered the US Top 1000 in 2015, likely as a fresher way to get to nickname Kensie/Kenzie than Mackenzie, Mckenzie, or Makenzie.
    • Evangelina
      • Origin:

        Greek
      • Meaning:

        "bearer of good news"
      • Description:

        Why is Evangeline so popular -- close to Number 200 in the US -- while Evangelina hasn't charted in the Top 1000 since the early 1950s? The stardom of Evangeline Lilly has something to do with the relative popularity of that form, but Evangelina is just as pretty and romantic but given to only 10% as many baby girls.
    • Montgomery
      • Origin:

        Norman
      • Meaning:

        "man power"
      • Description:

        Montgomery is an increasingly popular name for boys, especially in the UK, and now it's being used for girls as well in the US, where more than 50 baby girls were named Montgomery last year.
    • Hildegarde
      • Origin:

        French from German
      • Meaning:

        "comrade in arms"
      • Description:

        French form of Hildegard
    • Bloodrayne
      • Origin:

        Video game name
      • Description:

        BloodRayne is a series of action-adventure video games, but the heroine's name is actually Rayne, a much more usable appellation for a non-vampire, non-animated child. We hope no-one uses this for their child.
    • Briar rose
      • Origin:

        Literary name
      • Description:

        We give Briar Rose its own page thanks to the down-to-earth name of Princess Aurora, aka Sleeping Beauty. Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen named their newborn daughter Briar Rose, but we like Briar and Rose better when used separately. Read more about Briar Rose and other Disney Princess Names in our featured blog.
    • Petronella
      • Origin:

        Greek
      • Meaning:

        "rock, stone"
      • Description:

        Petronella, and its shorter sister Petra, are both feminizations of Peter. While Petronella is a name with deep history, it's extremely rare. It was given to no baby girls on record in the US last year.
    • Clementina
      • Origin:

        Spanish feminine form of Clement, Latin
      • Meaning:

        "mild, merciful"
      • Description:

        The Spanish version, with its -eena ending, takes the name out of the Oh My Darlin' realm, which for many American parents may be just the thing.
    • Florentine
      • Origin:

        Latin
      • Meaning:

        "flowering; flourishing; from Florence"
      • Description:

        Florentine is an unusual member of a group of names destined for great popularity for girls. Its primary members are Flora and Florence, but rarer choices such as Flory and Fleur and Florentine are sure to flower in the years ahead.
    • Alastriona
      • Origin:

        Irish: feminine form of Alasdar
      • Description:

        Spelled Alastríona in its native language, this Irish cousin of Alexandra is little-known but fairly intuitive.
    • Stellaluna
      • Origin:

        Latin
      • Meaning:

        "Star and moon"
      • Description:

        Stella and Luna are stylish night sky name for girls, from the Latin words for star and moon.