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International Baby Girl Names

  1. YukiHeart
    • Origin:

      Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "snow"
    • Description:

      An appealing Asian name with a nickname feel.
  2. VivecaHeart
    • Origin:

      Swedish, Nordic
    • Meaning:

      "alive, life; place of refuge"
    • Description:

      This is one of the most vibrant and feminine of the names meaning life, and it's sure to gain more attention as the whole sisterhood of Viv- names rise.
  3. DagnyHeart
    • Origin:

      Scandinavian
    • Meaning:

      "new day"
    • Description:

      If you're looking for a name with Scandinavian roots, this would make a stronger and more appealing import than Dagmar. With its meaning of "new day," it could make an ideal choice for a girl born around New Year's.
  4. ChiomaHeart
    • Origin:

      African, Igbo
    • Meaning:

      "good God"
    • Description:

      Beautiful West African name that could appeal across cultures.
  5. AlejandraHeart
    • Origin:

      Spanish variation of Alexandra
    • Meaning:

      "defending men"
    • Description:

      Alejandra, the Spanish form of this popular and multivaried name, has fans both in and outside the Latino community. Still, it has lost ground since its peak in the 1990s.
  6. PazHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew; Spanish
    • Meaning:

      "gold; peace"
    • Description:

      Paz, currently represented by actresses Paz Vega and Paz de la Huerts, would make a sparkling middle name choice. It originated as a title of the Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Peace, and is one of the names that mean peace, derived from the Latin word "pax".
  7. NazaninHeart
    • Origin:

      Persian
    • Meaning:

      "sweetheart"
    • Description:

      This sweet-sounding and sweet meaning name is popular across the Middle East and Central Asia. Notable bearers include actress Nazanin Boniadi and British-Iranian citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, whose arrest and imprisonment in Iran in 2016 continues to make headlines.
  8. SignyHeart
    • Origin:

      Scandinavian
    • Meaning:

      "new victory"
    • Description:

      Signy — also spelled Signe — would make another distinctively offbeat alternative to Sydney. Signy appears in Norse mythology as the twin sister of Sigmund.
  9. KintaHeart
    • Origin:

      Choctaw, Native American
    • Meaning:

      "deer"
  10. MegumiHeart
    • Origin:

      Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "blessing"
    • Description:

      An Asian name not widely known in the West.
  11. ZarinaHeart
    • Origin:

      Persian
    • Meaning:

      "a golden vessel"
    • Description:

      Derived from Persian zarin "golden", Zarina is a strong and sparkling name used in multiple languages, including Kazakh, Urdu and Malay. It was the name of an ancient Scythian queen, and also sounds very close to the Russian tsarina or czarina – the pre-revolutionary term for an empress of Russia.
  12. MaritHeart
    • Origin:

      Aramaic
    • Meaning:

      "pearl"
    • Description:

      An unusual and straightforward name with an attractive Scandinavian accent; a royal name in Norway.
  13. ZainabHeart
    • Origin:

      Variation of Zaynab
    • Description:

      Zainab—the name of a flowering tree and of a granddaughter, daughter, and two wives of the Prophet Muhammed—was a newcomer to the US Top 1000 in 2013. While simplified variations Zaina or Zayna are more Western-friendly, neither makes the US list.
  14. MignonHeart
    • Origin:

      French
    • Meaning:

      "delicate, dainty"
    • Description:

      Charming French endearment, first used as a name by Goethe, that now makes an appealing choice -- though the proper feminine form is Mignonne. Note, though, that this is not actually used as a name in France, where Manon would be the closest choice.
  15. KemiHeart
    • Origin:

      Yoruba
    • Meaning:

      "God cares for me"
    • Description:

      Short for Olukemi or a rare name in its own right, this Yoruba name has a beautiful meaning. A notable bearer is British MP Olukemi (Kemi) Badenoch.
  16. SandrineHeart
    • Origin:

      French variation of Alexandra
    • Description:

      Sophisticated French choice. Or toxic petrochemical.
  17. MelanthaHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "dark flower"
    • Description:

      The th sound both softens and complicates this Melanie relative.
  18. EsmaHeart
    • Origin:

      Turkish, Bosnian
    • Meaning:

      "supreme"
    • Description:

      Turkish and Bosnian form of the Arabic name Asma, with the powerful meaning of "supreme".
  19. AmalHeart
    • Origin:

      Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "hope, inspiration"
    • Description:

      Amal is an attractive name with a wonderful meaning that has long been used in many Middle Eastern countries, especially Lebanon (and migrant communities). It is of course getting a lot more coverage now since the fame of international human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney, who's singlehandedly made this one of the best-known Arabic names for girls.
  20. FalaHeart
    • Origin:

      Choctaw, Native American
    • Meaning:

      "crow"
    • Description:

      A strong and simple nature name from the Choctaw culture.