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50 Most Popular Girls Names 2021

Updated: May 26, 2021


The name Mia originated from Maria—which is derived from the Hebrew name Miryam. Mia is believed to originally stem from the ancient Egyptian word Mr, which means beloved.


The name Evelyn is a girl's name of English origin meaning "desired; or water, island".


Originated as a surname from an English county also called Blakeley (with a slight spelling variation). Its use as a first name, most frequently given to girls because of the “ly” suffix. Making this a fresh and lovely name for your daughter (or son).


The origin of the name Sienna is Italian. The name Sienna means "Reddish Brown"


The name Millie is a girl's name of German, English origin meaning "gentle strength; strong in work".


The name Summer is a direct pickup from the season, which came out of the Old English word “sumor.” She’s a happy, carefree girl who loves animals, and the earth.


The name Eloise means "Famous Warrior". The origins of the name is French.


Harper was first in use as a surname, and came quite literally from the occupation of harp player.


(Also spelled Laila) The name Layla is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "night".


Camilla was a legendary maiden, huntress and warrior whose life was dedicated to the goddess Diana. Origin of the name is Latin.


This name derives from the Hebrew "El-yud-ana > 'Eli'anah > Eliyanah", literally translated as "my God has answered me."


Caroline is the feminine version of Charles, a name meaning "strong," "free woman," or "song of happiness," depending on which language root you look at. The name comes from Italian, French and Scottish cultures.


Lily came into use as a given name as a direct influence of the flower. The floral name was derived from the Latin lilium. Lily later became an adjective to describe whiteness and purity.


The name Hadley is a girl's name of English origin meaning "heather field".


The name Bailey means "Bailiff, Steward" the origin of the name is English.


Even if it means “man of arms,” Sloane is a pretty cool name for girls as well as boys.


The name Olivia is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "olive tree".


Ember is the English vocabulary word for the smoldering remnants of a fire that appear in the form of glowing ashes.


The Spanish form of Amaya is both a given name and a surname, originating from the Spanish mountain and village of Amaya. In this context it means "mother city" or "the capital." Amaya can also be considered a derivation of Amaia, a Basque name meaning "the end." In Japan, Amaya is a surname.


The name Ava is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "life; bird; water, island".


A short form of Eleanor and Ellen, meaning "light." It can also mean "beautiful fairy woman" in English, and "all" or "other" in German.


The name Luna means "moon" in Latin and in several languages with Latin roots, including Spanish and Italian. In ancient Roman mythology, Luna was the moon goddess. Also referred to as Diana, she is often depicted in Roman art driving a white chariot drawn by horses or oxen.


The name Scarlett is a girl's name of English origin meaning "scarlet, red".


Elana means “tree” in Hebrew and “torch”, “beautiful”, “light”, “bright” and “shining” in Greek.


The name Isla is a girl's name of Spanish, Scottish origin meaning "island".


The name Penelope means, Weaver" in Greek. In The Odyssey, Penelope is the wife of Odysseus who faithfully awaits his return for 20 years.


The name Nora is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "light".


A Latin name meaning “celestial star,” Stella has been making her rounds on the baby name scene since the 19th century.


Hebrew for "favor" or "grace of God." In the Bible, Hannah is the mother of Samuel. The Greek and Latin version is the popular Anna.


The name River means "Stream Of Water That Flows To The Sea"

The origin of the name River is English.


Lucy is the English form of the Roman Lucia, which derives from the Latin word "lux" meaning "light." Lucy and Lucia were at one time given to girls born at dawn. Lucy can alternatively be spelled Luci or Lucie.


Honour as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Honour is "woman of honor".


In English Baby Names the meaning of the name Georgia is: A feminine form of the Greek George, meaning tiller of the soil, or farmer. Famous bearer: the American state of Georgia, named after British King George II.


Gracie is a form of Grace, which was a Puritan name. Grace (meaning “favor" or "blessing”) is still the more common name, but Gracie's combination of formal and casual earn it a spot on the popular-name list.


The name Bella means "Beautiful, God Is My Oath"

The origin of the name Bella is Italian.


The name Willow is a girl's name of English origin meaning "willow tree".


A variant of Aubrey Aubree has the enchanting meaning of “elf ruler.” The perfect name for a spirited baby girl, Aubree has a modern appeal that’s impossible to deny.


Londyn is an Americanized respelling of London. The given name London is essentially the transferred use of a surname which originated as a place name, which we, of course, know as London, England.


The name Talia is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "gentle dew from heaven; by the water".


Adalyn is a sweet mix of the German “Adelaide” and the suffix “-lyn.” Since it’s a made-up name, it has no real history or mythological references.


The name Remi is a girl's name of French origin meaning "oarsman".


The name Emilia means "To Strive Or Excel Or Rival"

The origin of the name Emilia is Latin.


The name Maya is a girl's name of Hebrew, Spanish, Greek origin meaning "water".


The name Genevieve is a girl's name of French origin meaning "tribe woman". Genevieve is derived from the Germanic medieval name Genovefa, or Kenowefa, which consists of the elements kuni, meaning "kin", and wefa, meaning "woman."


Cecilia is a feminine form of Cecil, which was derived from a Roman clan name related to the Latin caecus, meaning "blind."


The name Rebecca is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "servant of God".


Meaning derived from an English family name, meaning "cutter of cloth". The Old French word tailleor means "tailor".


The name Brynlee means "Burnt Meadow" The origin of the name Brynlee is English.


The name Ada means "Noble, Happy" The origin of the name Ada is German.

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