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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ya
Yaa
Yaasmin
Yabell

French

Yabella

French

Yabelle

French

Yacinta

Hyacinth

Italian

Yacintha

Hyacinth

Italian

Yadira
#1,887 (0.0026%)  
Yaeko
Yael

Mountain goat

Hebrew

#1,430 (0.0055%)  
Yafa
Yaffa

Lovely

Hebrew

#3,139 (0.0004%)  
Yaffah

Lovely

Hebrew

Yafit
Yahaira
#2,041 (0.002%)  
Yahaloma

Diamond

Hebrew

Yaira

To illuminate

Hebrew

Yajaira
#3,080 (0.0004%)  
Yakira

Costly, precious

Hebrew

Yalanda
Yalena

Russian

Yalinda

Violet flower

Spanish

Yalonda

Violet flower

Spanish

Yamila
#1,491 (0.0049%)  
Yamina

Suitable, proper

Arabic

Yuta

Praise

Hebrew

Yvedt

Yew

French

Yaminah

Suitable, proper

Arabic

Yamini
Yvett
Yvetta

Yew

German

Yamuna
Yvette

Yew

French

#1,557 (0.0045%)  
Yan
Yana

God is gracious

Hebrew

#2,017 (0.0021%)  
Yanae
Yvone
Yvonna

Yew

German

Yvonne

Yew

German

#1,498 (0.0049%)  
Yancee
Yancey

American

Ywedelle

Wealthy

English

Yzabelle

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Yancie
Yzobel

God's promise

Hebrew

Yzobelle

God's promise

Hebrew

Yancy
Yanet
#3,232 (0.0004%)  
Yaneth
#2,957 (0.0005%)  

Thanks to the letter’s spring and spirit, girl names that start with Y are appearing more and more on the playground. The second to last letter of the alphabet often gets overlooked, as her next door neighbors X and Z are first stops for parents seeking something rare. The mighty Y is just as exotic as they are, however, and there are plenty of unique girl names that start with Y. Try out Yessenia and Yasmina for a frilly feminine feel or keep it short and sweet with little Yana.

Y names for girls aren’t too out there if you look a little closer. In fact, many baby girl names starting with Y are quite similar to more popular choices on the charts. Take Yasmin for example, a variant of Jasmine. There are also names like Yuliana and Yulia, twists on the mega-popular Juliana and Julia. There’s also Ysabel, a variant spelling of Isabel.

Several baby girl names that start with Y do appear in the Top 1000 like Yaretzi and Yareli, two spunky names with excitement and energy. Like other rare letters, girl names that start with Y are diamonds in the rough just waiting for the right person to let them sparkle.