Nicknames for Girls

Suddenly, nicknames are cool again. Not the cutesy Cindys and Mindys, Candys and Randis of the '60s and '70s, but rather older, funkier diminutives with a Victorian pedigree.

Looking for crazy nicknames for girls? Go here.

  • Florrie

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    A sweet Bobbsey-twin era nickname, fluffy and floral.Read More 

  • Frankie

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Really retro, with a hillbilly twang. Nikki Sixx and Donna D'Errico named their daughter Frankie-Jean. Now Drew Barrymore, who helped popularize and glamorize boyish names for girls, has a baby... Read More 

  • Franny

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    If Frances and Fran are too serious for you, and Fanny too saucy, you might like Franny, still identified by some with J. D. Salinger's Franny and Zooey stories.Read More 

  • Fritzie

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Like Mitzi, the bubbly Fritzi/Fritzie shows signs of rising again,Read More 

  • Gigi

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Like high-kicking amies Coco and Fifi, Gigi has a lot of Gallic spunk but lacks substance. Was chosen for her daughter by designer Cynthia Rowley. While some parents might fashionably use Gigi on... Read More 

  • Gracie

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Cute Gracie is one of the more recently revived nickname names by parents who chose it over the more formal Grace--or variations like Graziella or Grania. Country singers Faith Hill and Tim... Read More 

  • Izzy

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The longer Isabella stays in the Top 10—and it's been there for more than a decade—the more we hear the nickname Izzy (especially if we watch Grey's Anatomy). it's just a matter of time... Read More 

  • Jaz

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This abbreviated form chosen by tennis greats Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi couldn't be jazzier. Read More 

  • Johnnie

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Using the 'ie' ending makes Johnny slightly more feminine, which must have been what Melissa Etheridge was thinking when she named one of her twins Johnnie Rose.Read More 

  • Josie

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Josie is jaunty and friendly: among the most winning of all nickname names. She has never NOT been on the social security list since records began... Read More 

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