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Cool Cowgirl Names

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Cowgirl names for baby girls, Western names with a bronco-busting outdoorsy feel, are pretty much always in style. Cowgirl names might be vintage, like Bonnie and Lula or newly-minted, such as Blaze and River. Additionally, they might be conventionally feminine or gender neutral.

Along with Bonnie and River, other cool cowgirl names in the US Top 1000 include Callie, Dakota, Hadley, Josie, Liberty, Millie, Shiloh, and Sierra. Other girl names that feel at home in the West include Abilene, Cheyenne, Mamie, and Wynonna.

Some of these country girl names are inspired by famous cowgirls and pioneer women, Western places or nature, while others simply have a cowgirl feel. Western names for girls that might for your little cowgirl include the following.

  • Abby

    Gently old-fashioned stand-alone nickname that owes its popularity to mega popular Abigail.Read More 

  • Abilene

    Abilene is a rarely used place name, mentioned as such in the New Testament, that combines the cowboy spunk of the Texas city with the midwestern morality of the Kansas town where Dwight D.... Read More 

  • Ada

    Ada is derived from the German name Adelaide, which came from the ancient name Adalheidis. The root, adal, is a Germanic word meaning “noble.” Ada can also be considered a variation of... Read More 

  • Addie

    Old-fashioned nickname with sweet turn-of-the-last-century charm that's become a favorite among the popular girl names starting with A of... Read More 

  • Aggie

    Mauve-tinted nickname with vintage charm that could just follow in the footsteps of ABBIE. More prominent now as the nickname for the Texas A&M sports teams.Read More 

  • Anna

    Anna is the Latin form of Hannah, a Hebrew name that derived from root chanan, meaning “grace.” European Christians embraced the name for its associations with the Virgin Mary’s mother,... Read More 

  • Annie

    Annie is one of the most open and optimistic, the-sun'll-come-out-tomorrow type of name, having been celebrated over the years in song (Annie Laurie), comic strip (Little Orphan Annie), folklore... Read More 

  • Arizona

    This unusual and evocative southwestern place name was picked for his daughter by former Everclear frontman Art Alexakis. It popped up as a first name on the quirky Dr. Arizona Robbins, introduced... Read More 

  • Austin

    More often used as a boys' name, parents have also been choosing Austin for their little girls - as the 151 female Austins born in the US in 2015 demonstrate. May we suggest the literary version... Read More 

  • Bailey

    Bailey -- a jaunty surname -- was first used for a female TV character in 1978 in the show WKRP in Cincinnaati, then caught on big time. Bailey's still an appealing choice, though, and a... Read More 

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