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Girl Names News

Girl names are the focus of the news in this category, which covers popularity news, studies and trends related to naming a daughter today. The pieces here look at baby girl names both classic and unique and bring you the everything you need to know to choose the very best name for your little girl right now.

Traditional Girl Names: The Ultimate Guide
Mon Nov 07 2022

Traditional Girl Names: The Ultimate Guide

Traditional girl names range from the timeless classics to the unique vintage gems that feel ripe for revival today. We round up 100+ of the best.
How I Named My Baby: Sparrow Elizabeth
Wed Nov 02 2022

How I Named My Baby: Sparrow Elizabeth

New Jersey couple Shannon and Tyler wanted their daughter to have a unique and aesthetically-pleasing name that matched their strong sense of style. Shannon's long-time favorite Sparrow rose to the top after signs that it was meant to be.
Hello, Cutie! Rare Vintage Girl Names Ending in -ie
Sat Oct 22 2022

Hello, Cutie! Rare Vintage Girl Names Ending in -ie

Love vintage girl nickname names like Sadie, Elsie, and Annie? There are many more that are equally charming, but much more uncommon now.
How I Named My Baby: Clover June Isobel
Wed Oct 19 2022

How I Named My Baby: Clover June Isobel

Brooke and Jeshua — New Zealand natives, now New Yorkers — initially thought they wanted an S name for their baby girl, but fell in love with the name Clover for its lucky, lovely associations. We talk to Brooke about Kiwi naming style.
Where to Find A Cool Vintage Girl Name
Tue Oct 04 2022

Where to Find A Cool Vintage Girl Name

So you’re looking for cool vintage girl names. The perfect name has to have style. It has to have charm! It shouldn’t be common. We get it. Yes, these seemingly elusive qualities are hard to capture all in one name, but hey, that’s why we’re here.
Unraveling the Origins of Evelyn
Thu Sep 29 2022

Unraveling the Origins of Evelyn

What is the meaning of Evelyn? Where does it come from? We take a deep dive into the fascinating history of the name Evelyn in search of the answers.
How I Named My Baby: Larsen Jean
Wed Sep 21 2022

How I Named My Baby: Larsen Jean

Justin and Mark knew their daughter's name would be Larsen Jean even before she was a possibility. Larsen was inspired by a family story of friendship during WWII, and Jean a postwar love story. We speak with Justin about naming his daughter, as well as the characters in his new musical The Ladies Man.
Best A Names for Girls
Sat Sep 17 2022

Best A Names for Girls

Here are Nameberry's top choices for the best girl names starting with the letter A, from Ada to Azalea.
The Best Badass Princess Names
Fri Sep 09 2022

The Best Badass Princess Names

The Badass Princess names are appealing not because of their sound or even their style, but because of their image. They're a little bit bad, a little bit good, and the perfect combination of both.
Elizabeth: The Name That Has Everything
Thu Sep 08 2022

Elizabeth: The Name That Has Everything

In honor of Queen Elizabeth II, who died today, a deeper look at her extraordinary name and its many amazing variations.
How I Named My Baby: Colibrí Meraki
Wed Sep 07 2022

How I Named My Baby: Colibrí Meraki

For Lyjah and Davante, their daughter's name was fateful. Colibrí — meaning "hummingbird" in French — is a meaningful symbol to Lyjah. Meraki — Greek for “to do something with love, creativity, and soul” — fit their passionate, creative family values.
Best H Names for Girls
Wed Aug 31 2022

Best H Names for Girls

H names for girls are heavenly choices, whether homespun or hot off the presses. These are our nominees for the best girl names that start with H.
Little Black Dress Names Are Always in Style
Fri Aug 19 2022

Little Black Dress Names Are Always in Style

Little black dress baby names ooze style and sophistication, but they do so with classically understated flair.
How I Named My Baby: Millie Sakura
Wed Aug 10 2022

How I Named My Baby: Millie Sakura

Saya and James needed a name for their American daughter that represented their Japanese and British nationalities. Millie Sakura was the perfect choice — easy to pronounce in Japanese, distinctly English, and connected to her birthday, Cherry Blossom Day.
12 Girl Names That Deserve More Love
Thu Aug 04 2022

12 Girl Names That Deserve More Love

If you're looking for a girl name that feels both fashionable and original, that stands out on its style merits rather than its shock factor – these are our top picks right now.
German Baby Names: Ansel, Arno and Ivo
Wed Aug 03 2022

German Baby Names: Ansel, Arno and Ivo

A new generation of German baby names has international appeal.
How I Named My Baby: Brighton Dove
Wed Jul 27 2022

How I Named My Baby: Brighton Dove

Carly and John Paul Elias wanted to find the perfect bright and cheerful name for their sunny California girl. What better than Brighton Dove? We talk to Carly about naming her daughter, raising Cali kids, and the most interesting names from her family tree.
Baby Name DNA: Introducing the future of baby naming
Thu Jul 21 2022

Baby Name DNA: Introducing the future of baby naming

Baby Name DNA is a revolutionary tool designed to analyze your name style and match you with the perfect names.
Best Z Names for Girls
Mon Jul 18 2022

Best Z Names for Girls

Girl names starting with the letter Z are rare and exotic, from Zadie to Zuzu, Zinnia to Zahara.
Best T Names for Girls
Sun Jul 17 2022

Best T Names for Girls

There are certain letters that have gotten short shrift, and for girls one of them is the letter T. Which is a shame because there are so many rarely used treasures, and here we have 13 of them, from Tamsin to Tulia, Tilly to Theodora; names that might fit your baby girl to a T.
Best S Names for Girls
Sat Jul 16 2022

Best S Names for Girls

Move over Sophia — here are 15 stunning girl names starting with S, from Sabine to Sylvie.
Best C Names for Girls
Fri Jul 15 2022

Best C Names for Girls

If you're looking for a standout girl name starting with C, here are 15 creative alternatives to the most popular in the class.
Best O Names for Girls
Thu Jul 14 2022

Best O Names for Girls

Watch out, Olivia; here come Ophelia, Oona, Opal and other outstanding O names!
Best M Names for Girls
Tue Jul 12 2022

Best M Names for Girls

Mirabel, Marisol, Marigold and Mabel; gorgeous M names that deserve more love.
Best L Names for Girls
Mon Jul 11 2022

Best L Names for Girls

L is one of the loveliest initials for girl names. Here are 15 of our favorite girl names starting with L.