Names to Substitute for Danielle

Danielle is a feminization so popular in the 1980s and 1990s that modern parents will be looking for updates. Here, some ideas of girls' names that might be fresh substitutes for Danielle.

  • Amelie


    Emily gets a Bohemian spin and a French accent when it becomes Amelie. This favorite among French girl names has been... Read More 

  • Arielle


    While not as popular as the Ariel spelling of Little Mermaid fame, this rendition has achieved popularity in its own right.

    Arielle has been on a steady rise, perhaps helped by... Read More 

  • Aurielle


  • Celeste


    Celeste is a softly pretty and somewhat quaint name with heavenly overtones, which kids might associate with Queen Celeste of Babar's elephant kingdom. She's a light and lovely choice that's... Read More 

  • Daniela


    Female variation of Daniel. Variation of Daniella.Read More 

  • Danika


    Spelling variation of Danica with a modern update.Read More 

  • Danique


    This Danielle/Monique hybrid offers a new twist on an old favorite. Read More 

  • Danya


    An energetic name with an embroidered feel. Read More 

  • Estelle


    Maybe it's because she shares that winning -elle sound with Isabel and Bella, but Estelle is no longer seen as a muumuu-wearing canasta player of a certain age (think George Costanza's mother on... Read More 

  • Gabrielle


    The quintessentially elegant and worldly Gabrielle -- designer Coco Chanel's real name -- is on its descent after years on the rise. Read More 

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