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Yes, Millennial Mom Names Can Work for Alpha Era Girls!

Yes, Millennial Mom Names Can Work for Alpha Era Girls!

Millennials, those born in the eighties through mid-nineties, are the generation having babies in 2019. These children are a part of the emerging Generation Alpha, defined as anyone born from 2010-2025. Gen Alphas come into the world with iPads in hand and social media handles pre-claimed—a vastly different experience from their parents’.

Baby name trends have also changed through the generations. Gen X stalwarts like Jennifer and Amy, which remained popular for Millennials, are rare choices for a Gen Alpha baby. Names like Sophia and Olivia were up-and-comers during the Millennial generation. They rapidly increased in use during Gen Z and are now enjoying their status as some of the defining names of Gen Alpha.

We’ve taken the top 100 Millennial girl names and reinvented them as Gen Alpha names. These names are fresher than their Millennial counterparts, and act as markers of the generation.

Jessica Jessamine

Ashley Audrey

Amanda Amara

Sarah Sadie

Jennifer Genevieve

Emily Emery

Samantha Seraphina

Elizabeth Eliza

Stephanie Cecilia

Lauren Luna

Nicole Chloe

Brittany Brielle

Megan Margot

Rachel Lydia

Hannah Harper

Kayla Layla

Melissa Mila

Amber Violet

Danielle Delilah

Taylor Skylar

Rebecca Bexley

Heather Willow

Alexis Avery

Michelle Annabelle

Katherine Madeline

Tiffany Everly

Kimberly Kinsley

Victoria Evelyn

Alyssa Eloise

Christina Clara

Courtney Kennedy

Madison Addison

Laura Nora

Jasmine Amina

Sara Zara

Amy Ivy

Mary Maeve

Anna Ella

Erin Riley

Crystal Pearl

Brianna Briar

Andrea Athena

Abigail Mabel

Alexandra Aurora

Olivia Nova

Allison Alice

Morgan Peyton

Emma Ava

Kelly Kylie

Maria Maya

Natalie Rosalie

Angela Arabella

Erica Eliana

Vanessa Valentina

Chelsea Brooklyn

Kristen Bristol

Julia Juliette

Kelsey Paisley

Lindsey Finley

Katie Kaylee

Jamie Charlie

Haley Hadley

Kaitlyn Kehlani

Kathryn Madelyn

Shannon London

Brooke Brynn

Alicia Aria

Grace Mercy

Jacqueline Evangeline

Jenna Gemma

Sydney Adelaide

Lisa Isla

Cassandra Camila

Jordan Logan

Shelby Ruby

Lindsay Saylor

Caitlin Adeline

Destiny Journey

Katelyn Adalynn

Catherine Madeleine

Christine Scarlett

Marissa Louisa

Monica Monroe

Savannah Georgia

Paige Reese

Gabrielle Vivienne

April June

Kristin Tinley

Leah Lola

Diana Dahlia

Whitney Delaney

Julie Josie

Brittney Brynlee

Sophia Fiona

Caroline Charlotte

Erika Eva

Sierra Skye

Isabella Viviana

Hailey Bailey

Molly Millie

How would you transform your mom name for a baby born today?

About the Author

Sophie Kihm

Sophie Kihm

Sophie Kihm has been writing for Nameberry since 2015. She has contributed stories on the top 2020s names, Gen Z names, and cottagecore baby names. Sophie is Nameberry’s resident Name Guru to the Stars, where she suggests names for celebrity babies. She also manages the Nameberry Instagram and Pinterest.

Sophie Kihm's articles on names have run on People, Today, The Huffington Post, and more. She has been quoted as a name expert by The Washington Post, People, The Huffington Post, and more. You can follow her personally on Instagram or Pinterest, or contact her at sophie@nameberry.com. Sophie lives in Chicago.