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Find Out The Top 100 Baby Girls Name Origins and Meanings All On One Page!

One of the most important things to take into account when choosing babies names is the meaning.

For instance, Mary and its derivatives such as Maria and Molly are very popular baby girl names, but did you know that Mary is derived from the Hebrew or Jewish baby name Miriam meaning bitterness? Or that Andrea, another popular baby girl name, is in fact derived from the Greek word for manly or virile? - hmmm - not sure if that works for a baby girls name.

On this page you will find the baby name origins and meanings for every name on the top 100 baby girl names list for 2007. To be safe, check them out before you make your decision - you know your baby's high school friends will one day...


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1-10 51-60
11-20 61-70
21-30 71-80
31-40 81-90
41-50 91-100



Top 100 Baby Girls Names 1 - 10


1. Emily
Origin: From Amelia - Latin; Meaning: Industrious, striving

2. Isabella
Origin: From Elizabeth - Hebrew; Meaning: God's promise

3. Emma
Origin: German; Meaning: Whole, complete

4. Ava
Origin: From Chava - Hebrew; Meaning: Life, or
Origin: From Avis - Latin; Meaning: Bird

5. Madison
Origin: From Madeline - Hebrew; Meaning: Woman from Magdala, or
Origin: From Matthew - Hebrew; Meaning: Gift of the Lord, or
Origin: From Matilda - Old German; Meaning: Mighty in battle

6. Sophia
Origin: Greek; Meaning: Wisdom

7. Olivia
Origin: Latin; Meaning: Olive tree

8. Abigail
Origin: Hebrew; Meaning: Father of exultation

9. Hannah
Origin: Hebrew; Meaning: Favored grace

10. Elizabeth
Origin: Hebrew; Meaning: God's promise


Top 100 Baby Girls Names 11 - 20


11. Addison
Origin: Old English; Meaning: Son of Adam

12. Samantha
Origin: From Samuel - Hebrew; Meaning: God hears

13. Ashley
Origin: Old English; Meaning: Ash meadow

14. Alyssa
Origin: Greek; Meaning: Rational

15. Mia
Origin: From Michael - Hebrew; Meaning: Who resembles God, or
Origin: From Mary - Hebrew; Meaning: Bitterness, or
Origin: From Mary - Latin; Meaning: Star of the sea

16. Chloe
Origin: Greek; Meaning: Blooming

17. Natalie
Origin: Latin; Meaning: Birthday

18. Sarah
Origin: Hebrew; Meaning: Princess

19. Alexis
Origin: Greek; Meaning: Defender, protector

20. Grace
Origin: Latin; Meaning: Favor, blessing


Top 100 Baby Girls Names 21 - 30


21. Ella
Origin: Old German; Meaning: Other, foreign, or
Origin: From Helen - Greek; Meaning: Shining light, sun ray

22. Brianna
Origin: From Brian - Irish, Gaelic, Celtic; Meaning: High, noble, exalted

23. Hailey
Origin: Old English; Meaning: Hay Meadow

24. Taylor
Origin: Middle English, Old French; Meaning: Tailor, to cut

25. Anna
Origin: From Hannah - Hebrew; Meaning: Favored grace

26. Kayla
Origin: From Katherine - Greek; Meaning: Pure, or
Origin: From Michaela - Hebrew; Meaning: Who is like the Lord

27. Lily
Origin: Latin; Meaning: Flower name. Symbol of innocence, purity and beauty

28. Lauren
Origin: Latin; Meaning: Bay or laurel plant

29. Victoria
Origin: Latin; Meaning: Victory

30. Savannah
Origin: Spanish; Meaning: Treeless plain


Top 100 Baby Girls Names 31 - 40


31. Nevaeh
Origin: Modern English; Meaning: Heaven spelled backwards

32. Jasmine
Origin: Old French, Persian; Meaning: Referring to climbing plant with delicate, fragrant flowers

33. Lillian
Origin: Latin; Meaning: A lily. Pure in thought, word and deed

34. Julia
Origin: Greek; Meaning: Youthful. Young in heart and mind

35. Sofia
Origin: Greek; Meaning: Wisdom

36. Kaylee
Origin: From Kalila - Arabic; Meaning: Beloved

37. Sydney
Origin: French; Meaning: St Denis, the enticer

38. Gabriella
Origin: Hebrew; Meaning: Woman of God, bringer of good news

39. Katherine
Origin: Greek; Meaning: Pure maiden

40. Alexa
Origin: Greek; Meaning: Helper of mankind


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Top 100 Baby Girls Names 41 - 50


41. Destiny
Origin: Old French; Meaning: One's certain fortune or fate

42. Jessica
Origin: Hebrew; Meaning: The rich one

43. Morgan
Origin: Welsh; Meaning: From the seashore

44. Kaitlyn
Origin: From Katherine - Greek; Meaning: Pure maiden

45. Brooke
Origin: Old English, Old German; Meaning: Water, small stream

46. Allison
Combination of:
Alice
Origin: Greek; Meaning: Truth
and Louise
Origin: Old German; Meaning: Famous battle maid

47. Makayla
Origin: From Michaela - Hebrew; Meaning: Who is like the Lord

48. Avery
Origin: Old French; Meaning: To confirm

49. Alexandra
Origin: Greek; Meaning: Helper of mankind

50. Jocelyn
Origin: Latin; Meaning: Fair and just


Top 100 Baby Girls Names 51 - 60


51. Audrey
Origin: Old English; Meaning: Strong and noble

52. Riley
Origin: Irish; Meaning: Courageous

53. Kimberley
Origin: English; Meaning: From the royal meadow

54. Maria
Origin: From Mary - Hebrew; Meaning: Bitterness, or
Origin: From Mary - Latin; Meaning: Star of the sea

55. Evelyn
Origin: From Eve - Hebrew; Meaning: Life giver

56. Zoe
Origin: Greek; Meaning: Life

57. Brooklyn
Origin: From Brooke - Old English, Old German; Meaning: water, small stream

58. Angelina
Origin: From Angela - Greek; Meaning: Heavenly messenger

59. Andrea
Origin: Greek; Meaning: Manly, virile

60. Rachel
Origin: Hebrew; Meaning: Ewe, female sheep


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Top 100 Baby Girls Names 61 - 70


61. Madeline
Origin: Hebrew; Meaning: Woman from Magdala

62. Maya
Origin: From Mary - Latin; Meaning: Star of the sea, or
Origin: Hindu; Meaning: Dream, illusion, or
Origin: From Amalia - Spanish; Meaning: Industrious, striving

63. Kylie
Origin: English; Meaning: Boomerang, or
Origin: Irish, Gaelic; Meaning: Graceful

64. Jennifer
Origin: Welsh; Meaning: Fair one

65. Mackenzie
Origin: Irish, Gaelic; Meaning: Fire-born, son of the wise ruler

66. Claire
Origin: Latin; Meaning: Famous, brilliant

67. Gabrielle
Origin: Hebrew; Meaning: Woman of God, bringer of good news

68. Leah
Origin: Hebrew; Meaning: Delicate, weary

69. Aubrey
Origin: Old German; Meaning: Elf, supernatural being, power

70. Arianna
Origin: Welsh; Meaning: Silver


Top 100 Baby Girls Names 71 - 80


71. Vanessa
Origin: Greek; Meaning: The Butterfly

72. Trinity
Origin: Latin; Meaning: Triad

73. Ariana
Origin: Welsh; Meaning: Silver

74. Faith
Origin: Middle English; Meaning: Loyalty, belief

75. Katelyn
Origin: From Katherine - Greek; Meaning: Pure maiden

76. Haley
Origin: Old English; Meaning: Hay meadow

77. Amelia
Origin: Latin; Meaning: Industrious, striving

78. Megan
Origin: Welsh; Meaning: The strong

79. Isabelle
Origin: From Elizabeth - Hebrew; Meaning: God's promise

80. Melanie
Origin: Greek; Meaning: Clad in darkness, dark skinned


Top 100 Baby Girls Names 81 - 90


81. Sara
Origin: Hebrew; Meaning: Princess

82.Sophie
Origin: Greek; Meaning: Wisdom

83. Bailey
Origin: Old English; Meaning: Berry Clearing

84. Aaliyah
Origin: From Aliyah - Hebrew; Meaning: Rising, ascending

85. Layla
Origin: Arabic; Meaning: Might, beauty

86. Isabel
Origin: From Elizabeth - Hebrew; Meaning: God's promise

87. Nicole
Origin: Greek; Meaning: The people's victory

88. Stephanie
Origin: Greek; Meaning: A crown, garland

89. Paige
Origin: Old English; Meaning: A young child

90. Gianna
Origin: From Jane - Hebrew; Meaning: The Lord is gracious


Top 100 Baby Girls Names 91 - 100


91. Autumn
Origin: English; Meaning: Season of harvest

92. Mariah
Origin: From Mary - Latin; Meaning: Star of the sea, or
Origin: From Mary - Hebrew; Meaning: Bitterness

93. Mary
Origin: Hebrew; Meaning: Bitterness, or
Origin: Latin; Meaning: Star of the sea

94. Michelle
Origin: From Michaela - Hebrew; Meaning: Who is like the Lord

95. Jada
Origin: From Jade - Spanish; Meaning: Semi-precious green stone

96. Gracie
Origin: From Grace - Latin; Meaning: Favor, blessing

97. Molly
Origin: From Mary - Latin; Meaning: Star of the sea, or
Origin: From Mary - Hebrew; Meaning: Bitterness

98. Valeria
Origin: French; Meaning: Strong

99. Caroline
Origin: German; Meaning: Little woman born to command

100. Jordan
Origin: Hebrew; Meaning: Down-flowing



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If you didn't find a baby name you like, you can check out the top 100 baby girls name guide for the 2000's and the 1990's here, or the top ten baby names for girls right back to the 1900's here.

Don't forget to read our tips for choosing the best babies names.

In the momentous event that you are having more than one baby you may want to explore the origins and meanings of the 100 top baby boy names too.







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