Sweet Little girl 5

Name list for blessing number 5. Our sweet baby girl. I can't wait to meet her!
  1. 1. Pearl Galilee
    • Agnes
      • Origin:

        Greek
      • Meaning:

        "pure, virginal"
      • Description:

        Agnes is the Latin variation of the name Hagne, which itself derived from the Greek word hagnos, meaning "chaste." In medieval times, St. Agnes was a very popular saint, leading to its popularity as a girl's name. Agnes Grey is the title of one of the two novels written by Anne Brontë.
    • Annabel
      • Origin:

        Scottish variation of Amabel
      • Meaning:

        "loving"
      • Description:

        Annabel is a spirited name that embodies quirky British gentility. Appearing in Scotland as early as the twelfth century, where it was a royal name, it also recalls the romantic Edgar Allan Poe poem Annabel Lee, written upon the death of his young wife, Virginia.
    • Annwyl
      • Beatrice
        • Origin:

          Latin
        • Meaning:

          "she who brings happiness; blessed"
        • Description:

          Beatrice is back. Stored in the attic for almost a century, the lovely Beatrice with its long literary (Shakespeare, Dante) and royal history is being looked at with fresh eyes by parents seeking a classic name with character and lots of upbeat nicknames, like Bea and Bee.
      • Darlene
        • Origin:

          English
        • Meaning:

          "darling"
        • Description:

          A modern(ish) invented name, only in widespread use since the 20th century. It is a combination of the English word darling and the popular midcentury suffix -lene.
      • Enid
        • Origin:

          Welsh
        • Meaning:

          "life, spirit"
        • Description:

          This Celtic goddess and Arthurian name may sound terminally old-ladyish to many ears--but so did names like Ella and Etta not so long ago. So Enid is yet another forgotten four-letter E-possibility: she's has been M.I.A since 1954.
      • Galilea
        • Origin:

          Feminine variation of Galileo, after "Galilee"
        • Meaning:

          "Galilee"
        • Description:

          Like the masculine form Galileo, Galilea is a variant of Galilee, a region in Northern Israel of great Biblical significance. Given the current popularity of soft Italian girls’ names, this name’s long historical roots, its beautiful sound and the potential for cute nicknames (Leia, Lil, Ally, etc) it’s no surprise that this name has been on the rise in recent years.
      • Galilee
        • Origin:

          Hebrew
        • Meaning:

          "the province"
        • Description:

          Galilee is a highly unusual place name, Galilee being a large region in northern Israel, the home of Jesus during at least thirty years of his life, and also where he cured a blind man. The Sea of Galilee gets its name from the area.
      • Gwyneth
        • Origin:

          Welsh
        • Meaning:

          "blessed, happy"
        • Description:

          Because of Gwyneth Paltrow, this has almost become a one-person name, but not in the prohibitive there's-only-one-Oprah sense. Also seen as Gwenyth and Gweneth, this mellifluous appellation is definitely becoming more and more appreciated by American parents-- enough to land it on this year's Top 1000.
      • Harriet
        • Origin:

          English variation of French Henriette
        • Meaning:

          "estate ruler"
        • Description:

          Harriet has long been considered a stylish, upscale name in England, but it's still waiting to be revived in the US—though some parents seeking a solid, serious semi-classic are beginning to consider it.
      • Hephzibah
        • Origin:

          Hebrew
        • Meaning:

          "my delight is in her"
        • Description:

          Hephzibah is an Old Testament name that came into use in the 17th century, but is not often used today. It does have less formal nicknames Eppie and Hepsie, which seem revivable. Hephzibah "Eppie" Cass/Marner is the heroine of George Eliot's novel Silas Marner and Hepzibah (the condensed spelling) Smith is a witch in the Harry Potter series.
      • Kiva
        • Origin:

          Hebrew, variant of Akiva
        • Meaning:

          "protect"
        • Description:

          The spiritual sounding Kiva has a number of other-worldly associations. Kiva is a "Stargate" character who becomes a commander in the Lucian Alliance, as well as a planet in "Star Wars." Kiva is also the name of a room used by the Hopi for spiritual ceremonies.
      • Laurel
        • Origin:

          Latin
        • Meaning:

          "laurel tree"
        • Description:

          Laurel takes Laura back to its meaning in nature, resulting in a gentle, botanical option. Even more directly than Laura, Laurel relates back to the laurel wreath signifying success and peace in ancient Greece and Rome.
      • Lavendar
        • Lavender
          • Origin:

            English
          • Meaning:

            "purple flower"
          • Description:

            Lavender lags far behind sweet-smelling purple-hued sister names Violet and Lila, but is starting to get some enthusiastic attention from cutting-edge namers along with other adventurous nature names like Clementine and Marigold.
        • Marilla
          • Origin:

            Latin
          • Meaning:

            "shining sea"
          • Description:

            Marilla is a names that's familiar via its resemblance to Mary and variations, but also distinctive: It hasn't been on the Top 1000 since the 1800s and was given to only 27 baby girls last year.
        • Mehitabel
          • Origin:

            Hebrew
          • Meaning:

            "God rejoices"
          • Description:

            Most famously, the name of a 1920s alley cat.
        • Mirabel
          • Origin:

            Latin
          • Meaning:

            "wonderful"
          • Description:

            Mirabel is one of those names that's not on the Top 1000 but ought to be, and undoubtedly will be soon following the release of Disney's 2021 Encanto. Mirabel is the film's quirky and highly relatable heroine. Mirabel had a significant rise in 2022, going from 34 births in 2021 to 153 births in 2022. Read more about Mirabel and other Disney Princess Names in our featured blog.
        • Rena
          • Origin:

            Hebrew, Greek, Estonian, Scandinavian, German, Punjabi
          • Meaning:

            "joyous melody; peace; reborn; to remain"
          • Description:

            Rena is a Hebrew name all on its own and is also a European short form of Irene, Irini, Renata, and Renate. In Punjabi, Rena means "to remain".