Congratulations – it’s a girl! Whether you’re eagerly anticipating your daughter’s birth after the ultrasound results, or already welcoming her into the world, it’s time for one of your first major parenting decisions – choosing a baby girl name that is just as perfect and adorable as she is. (Wait a minute, is that even possible?!)
Fortunately, The Bump has all the resources you need to find the best girl names out there. Simply browse through our lists of baby girl names – including the most popular, unique, top, uncommon and, of course, those simply oh-so-cute girl names that everyone will “ooh” and “ahh” over. Our easy-to-use tools also allow you to sort through potential baby girl names by first letter, or search top baby girl names by origin. You can even discover the meanings and shifting popularity levels behind your favorite baby girl names.
We know this is a really big decision, but with so many available options, we’re sure you’ll soon find the most idyllic baby girl name for your precious bundle of joy.


Are you looking for a cute girl name filled with sweetness and light, or for one that’s a little more rambunctious or unique? Either way, we’ve got you covered. Simply browse these lists of unique, uncommon, and popular baby girl names to find that perfect name to treasure for a lifetime.


Browse through these lists of top baby girl names to discover even more of the best girl names and their meanings.


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While some baby girl names hold a timeless appeal, others offer a more contemporary twist. Some names tend to rise and wane in popularity, while others enjoy a solitary, trending year in the spotlight. Whether you’re looking for a baby girl name that’s truly unusual or a more common one that people will immediately recognize, our lists of popular baby girl names will help.
The Social Security Administration released a list of the most popular baby names in 2018 – featuring Emma, Olivia, and Ava in the top three spots. Here is the full list alphabetically:


The Bump offers a wealth of specialized top baby girl name lists that offer the absolute best girl names available. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the number of baby girl names, try using our Baby Name Finder to sort through and discover your favorites. This online tool offers thousands of baby girl names – categorized to help you decide.


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What to Consider When Choosing a Baby girl Name

First of all, it’s important to remember there’s no right or wrong when it comes to naming your baby girl. Ultimately, you should choose a baby girl name that resonates with your parenting instincts, personal beliefs and overall sense of family identity. Of course, it might also be nice to select a first name that coordinates well with your baby’s last name, too.
Beyond those considerations, you can also factor in potential middle names – or multiple middle names! – in order to honor a loved one, pass down your maiden name, include your second choice name, or just help the rest of the name roll off the tongue more smoothly. We also recommend: sounding out how your potential baby girl name syllables flow together, giving some thought as to how hard the name is to pronounce, and looking to see what the initials spell out, if anything. Some modern parents are opting to shy away from specific baby girl names altogether, preferring to choose gender-neutral names for their little ones.


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