Girl Names

  1. Aubry
    • Avery
      • Origin:

        English
      • Meaning:

        "ruler of the elves"
      • Description:

        Avery is a hugely popular name in the US, especially for girls. But while nearly four times as many girls as boys are named Avery today Avery's popularity is starting to soften for girls while it continues to strengthen for boys.
    • Hayden
      • Origin:

        English place name
      • Meaning:

        "hay valley"
      • Description:

        A newly successful name for girls, which, like Brayden and Caden, used to be strictly for the boys. Young Heroes and now Nashville star Hayden Panettiere planted it in the girls' camp.
    • Lilah
      • Origin:

        Variation of Lila
      • Meaning:

        "night"
      • Description:

        Lilah may be a simple spelling variation of Lila—or you might think of it as a shortening of Delilah or an Anglicization of the Hebrew Lilach, which means lilac. Whatever the root, it's a beautiful and stylish name. The final h adds balance or creates needless complications, depending on your viewpoint.
    • Mila
      • Origin:

        Slavic, Russian
      • Meaning:

        "gracious; dear"
      • Description:

        Mila is a popular name that took a 125 year nap, ranking in the Top 1000 in 1881 and then not ranking again until 2006, after actress Mila Kunis appeared on That 70s Show.
    • Payton
      • Origin:

        English
      • Meaning:

        "fighting man's estate"
      • Description:

        Rarely used until the 90s, Payton rose up the charts when it was popularized by the football star, Peyton Manning, and, interestingly, by the character of "Peyton Flanders", the villainess of the 1992 film, The Hand That Rocks The Cradle.
    • Shea
      • Origin:

        Irish
      • Meaning:

        "the stately, dauntless one"
      • Description:

        The short but solid Irish surname Shea works for both genders; Kevin James has a daughter named Shea. Shay is another possible spelling.