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Girl Names Starting with S

Girl names that start with the letter S are led by Sophia, a Top 10 name in the US. With its twin Sofia, this popular S name also ranks in the Top 10 in Germany, Australia, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Norway. Other S-starting names for girls in the US Top 50 are Scarlett and Savannah.

Further down the list are hundreds of appealing and unusual S-starting names for girls, from Sabina to Sylvie, Saffron to Sheridan. Girl names beginning with S are on the rise again in 2019 after a long downslide, with unique selections such as the Irish Gaelic Saoirse and the angelic Seraphina picking up where the outmoded Susan and Sherry left off. S names naturally contain a softness that’s appealing, and names that start with consonants are starting to feel fresh again given the long reign of vowel names. Nameberry’s full list of girls’ names that start with the letter S continues below, or use the alphabet to browse girl names starting with a different letter.