Cute Girl Names & Meanings

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Aaliyah

Highly regarded

Arabic

Abby

Father of exaltation

Hebrew

Adabel

A combination of Ada and Belle, meaning “happy and beautiful” and “doubly beautiful.” See also under the individual names.

Adabella

Lovely

Spanish

Adabelle

A combination of Ada and Belle, which see.

Addie

Noble; son of Adam

German

Adorabelle

A gift; beloved; adored

Latin

Aggie

Good, pure

Greek

Aldabella

Old, prosperous

German

Alexi

Man's defender; defender, protector

Greek

Alexia

Man's defender; defender, protector

Greek

Alice

Of nobility

German

Allie

Shortened Al- name form

English

Alma

Nourishing, kind; soul; young woman; learned

Modern

Amabella

Lovable

French

Amabelle

Lovable, amiable

Latin

Amaya

Night rain or the end

Japanese, Spanish

Amiyah

Night rain or the end

Japanese, Spanish

Anabel
Anabella
Anabelle
Annabel

Lovable

Latin

Annabell
Annabella

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Annabelle

Lovable and graceful

English

Annamae
Annie

Gracious one

Hebrew

Arabella

Answered prayer

Latin

Arabelle

Prayerful

Latin

Ashbea

Ash tree home

English

Ashlynn

Dream

Irish

Attie

Wise

Greek

Aubrey

Elf ruler

English

Audrey

Noble strength

English

Autumn

Season of harvest

English

Ava

To live

Latin

Avery

Elf counsel

English

Ayla

Terebinth tree

Hebrew

Bailey

Bailiff

English

Bay

Berry

Latin

Bea

A diminutive of Beatrice.

English

Beatrix

Voyager (through life); blessed

Latin

Bella

Beautiful one

Italian

Belle

Beautiful

French

Bennie

Blessed; strong, brave bear

Spanish

Bess

A diminutive form of Elizabeth, “to the Lord I consecrate thee.”

Bessie

House; God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Betsy

A diminutive form of Elizabeth.

Hebrew

Bette

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Betty

A diminutive form of Elizabeth.

Hebrew

Billie

A feminine diminutive of William.

English

Birdie

Bright, famous; little bird

German

Bonnie

Fine, attractive, pretty

Scottish

Bree

Noble

Irish

Breezy

Windy

English

Brenna

Little drop of water; raven or black-haired

Gaelic

Brie

Marshland

Latin

Britt

Exalted one

Scandinavian

Brooke

Small stream

English

Brooklyn

Broken land

English

Bryn

Hill, mount

Welsh

Brynlee

Burned meadow

English

Brynn

Hilled area

Welsh

Brynne

Little drop of water; raven or black-haired; high, noble, exalted; defender; hill, mount

Welsh

Caci

Alert, watchful

Irish

Cacie

Thorny tree; alert, watchful

Irish

Caisie

Alert, watchful

Irish

Callie

Beautiful one

Greek

Caoimhe

Gentle, beautiful, precious

Irish

Carabella

Pretty Face

Italian

Carabelle

Beloved; friend; God's promise

Italian

Casey

Alert, watchful

Irish

Cassie

“The purified one,” in allusion to the plant cassia whose medicinal properties are laxative, but ultimately from the Greek kathairein, to cleanse.

English

Cece

Blind

Latin

Cecily

Blind; sixth

Welsh

Charlee

Free man

English

Charley

Free man

German

Charlie

Free man

English

Cherie

Dear, darling

French

Cherry

Cherry fruit

Modern

Chessie

Chalk landing place; at peace

Slavic

Chloe

Green sprout

Greek

Chrissie

Follower of Christ

Latin

Chrissy

Follower of Christ

Latin

Christabelle

Beautiful Christian

Latin

Clarabel

Bright, famous

Latin

Clarabelle

Bright, famous

Latin

Collie

Girl, wench; dove

Latin

Connie

A short form of Constance.

English

Cora

Maiden

Greek

Corabella

Maiden

Greek

Corabelle

Maiden

Greek

Daisie

Day's eye

English

Daisy

Daisy flower

English

Delaney

From the alder grove

English

Delsie
Dessie
Dollie

Gift of God

Greek

Dolly

A variant spelling of Dollie.

English

Edie

Strife for wealth

English

Ella

Other goddess

Hebrew

Ellamae

A combination of Ella and Mae.

Ellie

Shortened form of El- names

English

Elly

Sun ray, shining light; other, foreign

Greek

Elsie

God is my oath

English

Emberlynn

Combination of Ember and Lynn

American

Emma

Whole or universal

German

Emmie

Industrious, striving; work; rival; laborious; eager; entire, universal; emerald

Spanish

Emmy

Rival

German

Essie

Star; myrtle leaf

Persian

Evie

Life

English

Fannie

From France

Latin

Flynn

Descendant of the red-haired man

Irish

Frannie

From France

Latin

Gabby

Diminutive form of Gabrielle

English

Gem

Gem, jewel

Latin

Gemma

Precious stone

Italian

Gennie

Fair one; white and smooth, soft

Welsh

Gia

God is gracious

Italian

Gracelynn

Graceful

English

Gracie

Graceful

English

Hailey

Hay meadow

English

Haley

Hay meadow

English

Halle

Home ruler

German

Hallie

A variant spelling of Hally.

Scandinavian

Hannah

Grace

Hebrew

Hannie

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Hattie

Home ruler

German

Heidi

Noble one

German

Hollie

The holly tree

English

Holly

The holly tree

English

Honey

Nectar

English

Isabella

Devoted to God

Italian

Isabelle

God is my oath

French

Isla

Island

Scottish

Ivy

Ivy plant

English

Izabelle

God's promise

Hebrew

Izzy

God's promise

Hebrew

Java

Island in Indonesia

Arabic

Jayla

Combination name

American

Jazz

Style of Music

American

Jeannie

God is gracious

Hebrew

Jemma

English

Jemmie

Dove

Hebrew

Jemmy

Dove

Hebrew

Jenna

Fair magical being

English

Jennalynn
Jenny

“The gracious gift of God.” A diminutive form of Joanna.

English

Jessabell

Pure, virginal

Hebrew

Jessie

He sees

Hebrew

Jewel

Plaything, delight

French

Josie

God will increase

English

Joy

Happiness

Latin

Jules

Youthful, Downy

French

Julie

A variant form, regarded as French, of Julia.

French

June

Month of June

Latin

Junie
Kaci

Alert, watchful

Irish

Kacie

American

Kai

The sea

Polynesian

Kaia

Pure

Scandinavian

Kailey

Slim and fair; darling, beloved; slender

Irish

Kali

The black one

Indian (Sanskrit)

Kallie

Greek

Katie

Pure

English

Kayla

Pure

English

Kaylee

Pure

English

Keallie
Keeley

Slender, pretty

Gaelic

Kelly

Descendant of Ceallach

Irish

Kelsey

Cenel's island

English

Kessie

Cassia tree

Hebrew

Keva

Gentle, beautiful, precious; handsome beloved

Irish

Khloe

Green sprout

Greek

Kimaya
Kinley

White warrior

Irish

Kinsey

King's victory

English

Kinsley

King’s clearing

English

Kit

Pure; follower of Christ

Latin

Kitty

A playful form of Catherine.

Greek

Kiva

Protect, shelter

Hebrew

Kizzy

Hebrew

Kylee

Boomerang

Aboriginal

Kylie

Boomerang

Aboriginal

Laci

French

Lacie

French

Lallie

To chatter or babble

Greek

Layla

Night

Arabic

Leda

Greek

Leela

Night beauty

Arabic

Leelah

Night beauty

Arabic

Leila

Night

Arabic

Leilah

Night beauty

Arabic

Leilani

Heavenly flower

Polynesian

Leilanie

Flower of heaven.

Polynesian

Lessie
Lexi

Defender of man

Greek

Lexie

Greek

Lila

Night

Arabic

Lilah

Night

Arabic

Lillie

Lily

Latin

Lilly

Lily flower

English

Lily

Lily flower

English

Lindsay

Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees

English

Lindsea

Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees

English

Lindsee

Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees

English

Lindsey

Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees

English

Lollie

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lolly

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lorabelle
Lori

“The lazy one,” in allusion to the loris, a slow-moving nocturnal lemur, from the Flemish lorrias.

Modern

Lorie

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Lottie

A variant spelling of Lotty.

French

Lotty

Free man

German

Lucy

Of the light

English

Lulu

Precious; pearl; calm, peaceful, protected

Latin

Luna

The moon

Latin

Lyla

Night

English

Lynndie

Pretty

Spanish

Maci

From Massy

English

Macie

Weapon

French

Maddie

Woman from Magdala; maiden; young, unmarried woman

Hebrew

MaddieLynn

English

Madelynn

Woman from Magdala

Hebrew

Madilynn

Combination of traditional Madiline and the Lynn.

Unknown

Mae

The fifth month

English

Maelie

Chief, Princes

French

Maelynn

The fifth month

English

Maemi

Smile of truth

Japanese

Maggie

Pearl

English

Maia

Great; mother

Greek

Maisie

“A little pearl.” A diminutive form of Margaret.

Scottish

Maisy

Pearl

Greek

Mallie

Star of the sea; sweet

Latin

Marabelle

Star of the sea

Latin

Mariposa

Butterfly

Spanish

Maya

Dream

Indian (Sanskrit)

McKayla

Fiery

American

McKinley

Fair Haired Foreigner

Irish

Meggie

Pearl

Welsh

Mia

Dear

Scandinavian

Mila

Dear and gracious

Slavic

Miley

Smiley

American

Minnie

A variant form of Mary.

Mirabel

Wonderful

Latin

Mirabelle

Wonderful

Latin

Missy
Misty

Mist

English

Mollie

Star of the sea

Latin

Molly

Of the sea

English

Mya

Dream

Indian (Sanskrit)

Natalie

Christmas Day

French

Nellie

Horn; sun ray, shining light

Latin

Nelly

A diminutive form of Helen.

Greek

Nessie

Greek

Nina

Little girl

Spanish

Noelle

Christmas Day

French

Nola

“A little bell,” in allusion to the commune of Nola, in Campania, Italy, where bells of excellent quality were first made.

Irish

Nova

New

Latin

Olive

Olive tree

English

Ollie

Olive tree

Latin

Paisley

Church

Scottish

Pattie

Lady; mistress of the house; noble; patrician

Latin

Pearl

Pearl

Latin

Pearla

Pearl

Latin

Pearly
Peggy

A variant form of Peg.

Greek

Pennie

Weaver

Greek

Penny

Greek

Pia

Pious, reverent

Latin

Polly

A diminutive form or nickname for Mary.

Latin

Poppy

“The milk of happiness,” from the Latin papaver, the name of a plant having thick, milky juice, on the basis of papa, thick milk.

Latin

Posy

Small Flower

English

Prue

Caution, discretion

Latin

Queenie

Queen

English

Quinn

Descendent of Conn

Irish

Railey

Roe deer's meadow

English

Raisie

Diminutive of Raisa

Hebrew

Reese

Enthusiasm

Welsh

Remi

Rower

French

Remmy

From Rheims

French

Remy

From Rheims

French

Rennie

Reborn

Latin

Ressie
Riley

Rye clearing

Irish

Romy

Latin

Rosabella

Beautiful rose

Rosabelle

Rose; beautiful rose

Latin

Rosie

Rose

Latin

Rubee

The red gemstone

English

Rubi

The red gemstone

English

Ruby

Red gemstone

English

Rue

Regret

English

Ruthie

Friend, companion

Hebrew

Sabella

God's promise

Latin

Sadie

Princess

Hebrew

Sallie

Princess

Hebrew

Seeley

Very Happy

English

Selah

Rock

Hebrew

Shailey
Shayla

From the fairy palace

Gaelic

Shelly

Ewe, female sheep; little rock; rest; sloped meadow

Hebrew

Silkie
Skye

Isle of Skye

English

Sofie

Wisdom

Greek

Sophie

Wisdom

Greek

Stella

Celestial star

Latin

Susie

Lily

Hebrew

Tabby

Gazelle

Aramaic

Taddie

Heart

Aramaic

Taisie

Irish

Tallie

Leaping water

Native American

Tassie

Russian

Tessa

Harvest

Greek

Tessie

Late summer

Greek

Tia

Aunt

Spanish

Tifennie

Revelation of God

Greek

Tressie
Trixie

Blessed and happy

Latin

Vallie

Strong, healthy

Latin

Veda

Knowledge, wisdom

Indian (Sanskrit)

Vida

Life

Spanish

Violet

Violet flower

English

Wendy

Friend

English

Winnie

Fair one; white and smooth, soft; happiness; holy, blessed reconciliation; joy and peace; first-born daughter; fair, pure

Welsh

Wren

English

Zoe

Life

Greek

Zoey

Life

Greek

Some cute baby girl names may have a sound as sweet as sugar while others may be associated with dainty items like butterflies or flowers. There are one-syllable girl names like Rue and Gem as well as frilly finds like Mirabelle and McKinley.

Many of today’s most popular girl names fit within the cute name style like chart toppers Emma and Ava. They both have a short and sweet feel without much fluff, yet easily work within the confines of cute. Their longer friends Isabella and Aubrey work nicely as well, both offering up adorable nicknames like Izzy, Bella, and Bree. Cute girl names also contain the trendy floral name style that includes Lily and Holly.

There are many unique girl names that fall into the category as well if you’re looking for something outside of the box. Rare girl name finds include monikers that are similar to many of today’s top picks without all the popularity like Keeley and Hallie. Pia and Prue are two other picks with enough adorable to fill up a room.

With cute girl names, you’ll find all sorts of styles to explore. Cute doesn’t only come in one shade, after all. Browse our extensive list of adorable finds. There’s something for everyone, whether you love the -lynn suffix trend or sweet diminutives like Minnie and Sadie.