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Girl Names Starting With V

Girls' names that start with the letter V are currently enjoying a well-deserved revival, with vibrant vintage picks leading the pack.

The regal Victoria is the top V name for girls today. Along with Victoria, other girl names starting with V that rank in the US Top 300 include Violet, Valentina, Vanessa, Vera, Vivian and Vivienne, and Valeria and Valerie.

In England and Wales, the gorgeous vintage options Verity and Viola also make the list, and sweet Vita ranks in the Top 20 in Slovenia.

If you prefer unique baby names, you're sure to find plenty of inspiration in our full tally of fabulous V names for girls. Try Viveca, Vesper, Venus, Vega, Venetia, Vashti, Valencia... the list is (almost) endless!

Browse our full roster of girl names beginning with V. The top names below rank among the current US Top 1000 Baby Names and are ordered by popularity. Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.

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Top Girl Names Starting with V

  • Victoria

    Victoria is the Latin word for “victory” and a feminine form of Victor. It is the name of the ancient Roman goddess of victory, the equivalent of the Greek Nike, and also a popular third century... Read More 

  • Violet

    Violet is soft and sweet but far from shrinking. The Victorian Violet, one of the prettiest of the color and flower names, was chosen by high-profile parents Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck,... Read More 

  • Valentina

    Valentina is a more exotic and artistic ballerina-type successor to Valerie; a pretty, recommended choice. Mexican-born actress Salma Hayek and husband Francois-Henri Pinault named their daughter... Read More 

  • Vivian

    Vivian, once an elderly lady name, is on the rise, along with all form of girl names that mean life -- from Zoe to Eva to... Read More 

  • Valeria

    Valeria -- the original form of the name, used by early Christians -- is now more popular than the Franco-American Valerie. Read More 

  • Valerie

    The name of a martyred medieval saint, Valerie has been on the popularity list since its earliest publication in 1880. Though it peaked in the 1960s, remaining in the Top 100 until 1988, it still... Read More 

  • Vera

    Vera was the height of exotic fashion in 1910, then was for a long time difficult to picture embroidered on a baby blanket. Now, though, some hip parents are beginning to quietly revive it along... Read More 

  • Vanessa

    Vanessa was invented by writer Jonathan Swift for a lover named Esther Vanhomrigh—he combined the first syllable of her last name with the initial syllable of her first. Swift used it in the poem... Read More 

  • Vivienne

    Vivienne is an elaborated Gallic version of the name Vivian, chosen first by Rosie O'Donnell for her daughter and then catapulted to superstardom when Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie used it for... Read More 

  • Veronica

    The name Veronica projects a triple-threat image: at once saintly, sensuous, and strong.

    Veronica was the name of the compassionate woman who wiped Jesus's face when he was on his way... Read More