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Girl Names That Start With H

Girl Names That Start With H

Girls names that start with H are led today by Harper, whose meteoric rise to the Top 10 has made it the Number 1 H name for girls. Biblical Hannah was a huge hit in the 90s and remains popular today, while classic Helen was in the Top 10 girl names for nearly five decades.

Along with Harper and Hannah, popular H names for girls ranking in the current US Top 200 include Hazel, Hailey, Hadley, and Harmony. H name Heloise makes France's Top 100 baby girl names, while Helena ranks among the Top 100 girl names of both Germany and Spain.

Classic girl names starting with H include Helena, Hope, Harriet, Holly, Hillary, Hester, and Henrietta. These names may feel old-fashioned now, but that probably means they're on the brink of coming into stytle.

The major trend of girl names starting with H are gender-neutral last names used as firsts: Harper, Hadley, Harley, Harlow, Hunter, and Hensley. Hayes, Halston, and Hollis are two H-starting surname names rising for both genders.

The letter H has an angelic connection, with popular words-turned-names such as Hope, Haven, and Heaven, and is also a favorite initial for female names in the Harry Potter novels, with characters Hermione, Hedwig, and Helga.

Here’s our complete list of girl names that start with H. You may also be interested in our lists of Boy Names That Start With HUnisex Names That Start With H, or our full list of Baby Names That Start With H.