Girl Names Starting with S

by Pamela Redmond

Girl names that start with the letter S are led by Sophia, one of the top girl names 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.

Along with Sophia, other S-starting names for girls in the US Top 50 are Scarlett and Savannah.

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Spelling spins Sofia and Sara are the top-ranked S names for girls in Spain, while Signe and Selma are the most popular choices in Sweden.

Further down the list are hundreds of inique and stylish 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 girl names that start with the letter S is here, or use the alphabet to browse girl names starting with a different letter.