girl and unisex names for girls

  1. Apollo
    • Artemis
      • Artemisia
        • Acacia
          • Origin:

            Greek
          • Meaning:

            "thorny"
          • Description:

            Acacia is an attractive, rarely used Greek flower name enhanced by its popular beginning-and-ending-with 'a'-construct, and is gradually beginning to catch on as a new member of the stylish girl names starting with A.
        • Alchemy
          • Origin:

            Latin word name
          • Meaning:

            "a medieval chemical science"
          • Description:

            One of the most extreme of the new word names, recommended only to the most mystical-minded parents. Actor Lance Henriksen spelled his daughter's name Alchamy.
        • Alma
          • Origin:

            Latin
          • Meaning:

            "nurturing, soul"
          • Description:

            Alma is a somewhat solemn, soulful name that had a burst of popularity a century ago, then faded into the flowered wallpaper, and is now finding its footing once more.
        • Aloe
          • Origin:

            Plant name from Greek
          • Meaning:

            "resin"
        • Alpenglow
          • Origin:

            German, “the rosy light of the setting or rising sun on high mountains”
        • Altalune
          • Origin:

            Latin
          • Meaning:

            "over the moon"
          • Description:

            Altalune is an invention used by Uma Thurman and Arpad Busson as one of several middle names for their daughter, its Latin meaning roughly translated as "over the moon." Celebrity baby Altalune will be called the more familiar Luna for short.
        • Alto
          • Description:

            Musical choice best left to the boys, or variation of Alta.
        • Anemone
          • Origin:

            Flower name; Greek
          • Meaning:

            "daughter of the wind"
          • Description:

            Anemone is a floral name that relates to the ancient Greek myth of the famous love story of Aphrodite and Adonis, in which Aphrodite transforms her wounded lover's blood into a flower, the crimson anemone, whose blossoms are opened by the wind — accounting for its other name, windflower.
        • Apricot
          • Origin:

            Fruit name
          • Description:

            A very unique fruit name heard more often on peachy-colored dogs than on baby girls.
        • Aqua
          • Origin:

            Color name
          • Description:

            One of the new color names that is catching on, invoking a calm, blue-green-sea feeling.
        • Arrow
          • Origin:

            Word name
          • Description:

            Names that have not historically been names are not intrinsically gendered, so though we originally pinned Arrow as a boys' name, both starbaby Arrows that have been born recently have been girls. And with Arrow given to 60 girls in the US in 2015 and 94 boys, we call that a pretty decidedly gender neutral name. With its forward-moving, true-landing imagery, Arrow is one of the new inspirational names.
        • Atlantis
          • Origin:

            Place-name
          • Description:

            Mythical wonderland makes strong, evocative first name.
        • Atlas
          • Origin:

            Greek
          • Meaning:

            "bearer of the heavens"
          • Description:

            While Atlas is a decidedly male god and this name is in the US Top 300 for boys, it is used for an increasingly significant number of baby girls in the US. And undeniably, it's a name that imparts strength to any child.
        • Aura
          • Origin:

            Greek
          • Meaning:

            "soft breeze"
          • Description:

            Aura is a New Age-y word turned name turned contemporary slang for karm. In Greek and Roman mythology, Aura was the Titan of the breeze and the fresh, cool air of early morning. But at odds with her peaceful, well, aura, the mythological Aura is a tragic figure, ultimately transformed into a fountain by Zeus.
        • Acorn
          • Aeon
            • Astro