Awesome girl names

  1. Alys
    • Anastasia
      • Origin:

        Greek, feminine variation of Anastasios
      • Meaning:

        "resurrection"
      • Description:

        Anastasia is the feminine form on Anastasius, a Greek name derived from the word anastasis, meaning "resurrection." It was a common name among early Christians, who often gave it to daughters born around Christmas or Easter. There are handful of saints named Anastasia, including the patron saint of weavers.
    • Aria
      • Origin:

        Italian and Hebrew
      • Meaning:

        "air; song or melody; lion"
      • Description:

        Aria is a multi-cultural name with two extremely popular versions: this more word-like one along with Arya, the spelling used for the feisty young heroine of Game of Thrones. There were about 6400 baby girls named Aria in the US last year alog with 2400 named Arya, which counted together places the name in the Top 10.
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      • Bryn
        • Origin:

          Welsh
        • Meaning:

          "hill"
        • Description:

          Bryn is an up-and-coming gentle, yet substantial, Welsh name that would also be effective in the middle spot. In Wales it's a traditional boys' name, but it's far more popular for girls now in the US.
      • Corinne
        • Origin:

          French variation of Greek Korinna
        • Meaning:

          "maiden"
        • Description:

          Corinne is one of the names that, it might surprise you to learn, has never been off the US popularity charts. Its most popular year was 1926, when it ranked Number 249. Corinna is another pretty ancient form of the name, technically a diminutive.
      • Dakota
        • Origin:

          Native American tribe and place name; Sioux
        • Meaning:

          "friendly one"
        • Description:

          A Native American tribe name which is found in the names of two US states, Dakota was one of the first trendy nineties place names, but is now flagging a little in popularity. The cultural question around using a Native American tribe name as a baby name may be partly to blame.
      • Eliza
        • Origin:

          Hebrew
        • Meaning:

          "pledged to God"
        • Description:

          Eliza is a name with a wonderful combination of streamlined zest and Eliza Doolittle charm and spunk. It's a classic that's popular right now -- but not too popular.
      • Elodie
        • Origin:

          French, variation of Alodia, German
        • Meaning:

          "foreign riches"
        • Description:

          The lyrical and melodious Elodie, a Nameberry favorite, is starting to rise through the US popularity charts for the first time since the 1880s. It's a uncommon member of the trending El- family of names, which includes Ella, Eloise, and Eleanor.
      • Eloise
        • Origin:

          French and English variation of Heloise
        • Meaning:

          "healthy; wide"
        • Description:

          Well balanced between sleek, sweet, strong, and vintage, newly chic Eloise re-entered the US Top 1000 in 2009, following a 50 year absence. In 2022, it broke into the Top 100 in the US and across the pond in the UK. Given to nearly 3000 babies each year, Eloise is showing no sign of stepping out of the spotlight.
      • Frances
        • Origin:

          English from Latin
        • Meaning:

          "from France; free man"
        • Description:

          Frances, a soft and gentle classic last popular a hundred years ago, is trending again. The cool nickname Frankie is one reason for the revival of Frances, adding lightness and sass to a serious name. Frances is the feminine form of Francis, the English variation of the Latin name Franciscus. Franciscus, meaning "Frenchman," was taken from the Germanic tribe the Franks, which got its name from the francisca, the axe they used in battle. Until the seventeenth century, the spellings Frances and Francis were used interchangeably for both sexes.
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        • Jasmine
          • Origin:

            Flower name, from Persian
          • Meaning:

            "gift from God"
          • Description:

            Jasmine was derived from the Persian word yasmin, referring to the jasmine flower. Scented oil was made from the plant, and it was used as a perfume throughout the Persian Empire. Variants include Jazmin, Yasmin, Yasmine, and Jessamine.
        • Josie
          • Origin:

            English, diminutive of Josephine, feminine of Joseph
          • Meaning:

            "Jehovah increases"
          • Description:

            Josie is jaunty and friendly: among the most winning of all nickname names. She's been on the social security list since records began being kept.
        • Lila
          • Origin:

            Arabic, Sanskrit
          • Meaning:

            "night; play"
          • Description:

            Lila is one of the girl names with a double l sound — Lila, Lola, Layla, Leila, Lily et al — that have caught on in a major way., Delicate yet dynamic, Lila has a slightly international flair.
        • Lillia
          • Origin:

            Latin
          • Meaning:

            "lilies"
          • Description:

            More than Lily yet less than Lillian, Lillia is a fresh and undeniably pretty member of the stylish genus of double (or in this case triple) l names. You can also spell it Lilia.
        • Luna
          • Origin:

            Latin
          • Meaning:

            "moon"
          • Description:

            The name of the Roman goddess of the moon, Luna is derived straight from the Latin word for moon, luna. Luna may be the name most likely to surprise someone from an older generation by its Top 10 status in the US and its widespread international popularity.
        • Mia
          • Origin:

            Italian word name or Scandinavian short form of Maria
          • Meaning:

            "mine or bitter"
          • Description:

            Mia is an appealingly unfussy multicultural name that has enjoyed a meteoric rise up the charts and is now firmly among the ten top girl names. Mia has surpassed its mother name Maria as the Number 1 girls' name starting with M.
        • Miranda
          • Origin:

            Latin
          • Meaning:

            "marvelous"
          • Description:

            Miranda, a shimmeringly lovely, poetic name that was invented by Shakespeare for the beautiful and admirable young heroine of his play, The Tempest, is still a recommended choice even though its popularity peaked in the 1990's, partially as an antidote to Amanda. But while Amanda now sounds dated, Miranda retains a good measure of its charm.
        • Nealy
          • Description:

            Short for Neala or even for a girl called Neal or Neale.