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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
Yaeko
Yael

Mountain goat

Hebrew

Yafa
Yaffa

Lovely

Hebrew

Yaffah

Lovely

Hebrew

Yafit
Yahaira
Yahaloma

Diamond

Hebrew

Yaira

To illuminate

Hebrew

Yajaira
Yakira

Costly, precious

Hebrew

Yalanda
Yalena

Russian

Yalinda

Violet flower

Spanish

Yalonda

Violet flower

Spanish

Yamila
Yamina

Suitable, proper

Arabic

Yuta

Praise

Hebrew

Yvedt

Yew

French

Yaminah

Suitable, proper

Arabic

Yamini
Yvett
Yvetta

Yew

German

Yamuna
Yvette

Yew

French

Yan
Yana

God is gracious

Hebrew

Yanae
Yvone
Yvonna

Yew

German

Yvonne

Yew

German

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
Yaneth

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.