Feminine Girl Names

If you like decidedly feminine girl names, consider this collection of names with (usually) soft sounds, (often) vowel endings, and (always) a decidedly sweet, dainty image. Of course, girls' names can also be strong, powerful, wise, and all these other positive qualities that can apply to both genders, but these girls' names have an overarching feminine image.

  • Aimee

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Amy was a 1970s favorite, and French spelling Aimee peaked in the same decade.

    Aimee Teegarden is an American actress, known for her role as Julie Taylor on the TV drama Friday Night... Read More 

  • Alicia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Alicia was more popular than its mother name for several years, adding a lacy, more balletic feel to the original. But their fortunes have reversed in the past few years, with Alicia sinking down... Read More 

  • Angelina

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The gorgeous Angelina Jolie has promoted the star power of her name and changed Angelina's image from delicate to intense, from older Italian mama to stylish multi-cultural child. Kids might... Read More 

  • Arabella

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Arabella, lovely and elegant, has long been well used in Britain and finally made it onto the American list in 2005; it is now among the US Top 200 Read More 

  • Arianna

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    A smooth, exotic choice, Arianna's on the rise with both single and double 'r's and 'n's. Single 'r' double 'n' Arianna -- the second most popular version of the name -- is these days associated... Read More 

  • Bethany

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Bethany, which has remained in the Top 500 on the popularity lists since 1964, is a lyrical name that still strikes many parents as a fresher, more substantial substitute for the overused... Read More 

  • Camilla

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The Spanish Camila, pronounced ka-MEE-la, is the fastest rising version of this ancient Roman name, now in the Top 50, but recent royal Camilla may have helped promote the British brand. In Roman... Read More 

  • Cecily

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Cecily is as dainty as a lace handkerchief. Cecily has a wide assortment of namesakes. One Cecily was the mother of King Richard III, whose beauty gained her the title "the Rose of Raby," Cecily... Read More 

  • Celine

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    French-Canadian singer Dion made us notice this variation. Although many parents would prefer the homonym Selene, which has a different derivation and means "moon," Celine has been a Top 1000 name... Read More 

  • Clarissa

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Clarissa, the daintier version of Claire, has a long literary history of its own, having been featured in the novels of Samuel Richardson, Charles Dickens, and Virginia Woolf—Clarissa was the... Read More 

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