Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abbey

Father of exaltation

Hebrew

Acacia

Thorny tree

Greek

Ada

Noble one

German

Adelina

Noble kind; small winged one

Latin

Adria

From Hadria

Latin

Aerith

Created Name

American

Agnes

Pure, holy

Greek

Ailith

Seasoned warrior

English

Aitana

Glory

Portuguese

Aitanna

Glory

Spanish

Aithne

Fire

Gaelic

Aiza

Cliff

Spanish

Aldith

Seasoned warrior; battle-seasoned

English

Alice

Of nobility

German

Alina

Noble one

German

Alithea

Verity, truth

Greek

Althea

Healing herb

Greek

Alvar

Elf or magical army, warrior

English

Amalia

Industrious, striving; work; rival; laborious; eager

Latin

Amantha

Created name

American

Amaria

Promised by God

Hebrew

Amaryllis

Fresh, sparkling

Greek

Amaya

Night rain or the end

Japanese, Spanish

Ambrosine

Immortal

Greek

Amelia

Work

German

Amethyst

Precious purple jewel

Greek

Amice

Loved friend; beloved

Latin

Amity

Friendship, harmony

Latin

Amiyah

Night rain or the end

Japanese, Spanish

Anabel

Form of Annabelle

Spanish

Ann

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Annora

Honor

Latin

Ariah

Vocal solo

Italian

Aubrey

Elf ruler

English

Audrey

Noble strength

English

August

To increase

Latin

Aurelia

Golden

Latin

Aurora

Goddess of dawn

Latin

Austen

Variant of Augustine.

English

Ava

To live

Latin

Avelina

Unknown

German

Beatrice

Voyager (through life); blessed

Latin

Beatrix

Voyager (through life); blessed

Latin

Bella

Beautiful one

Italian

Bellamy

Beautiful friend

French

Bellatrix

Warlike

Latin

Berta

Noble, bright, famous; bright promise; bright fame

German

Betha

Life

Celtic

Bethany

House of figs

Hebrew

Bethel

House of God

Hebrew

Betsy

A diminutive form of Elizabeth.

Hebrew

Betti

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Betzi

Alternative spelling of Betsy

English

Beulah

Bride

Hebrew

Blair

Plain, field

Scottish

Blakely

Dark clearing

English

Blythe

Blithe, cheerful, carefree

English

Brenna

Little drop of water; raven or black-haired

Gaelic

Buffy

God is my oath

English

Calico

Multicolored

English

Cecelia

Blind; sixth

Welsh

Cecily

Blind; sixth

Welsh

Celena

The moon

Greek

Celosia

Aflame

Greek

Charlotte

Free man

French

Circe

Bird

Greek

Clara

Bright and clear

Latin

Clarabeth

Combination of Clara and -beth suffix

English

Clarice

A variant form of Clara.

Latin

Claudia

Lame

Latin

Constance

Constancy, steadfastness

Latin

Cora

Maiden

Greek

Corabeth

Maiden

Greek

Coraline

A variant form of Coral.

Latin

Corbeau

Crow, Raven

French

Cordelia

Heart

Latin

Dahlia

Dahlia flower

Scandinavian

Demiana

Half

French

Desdemona

Wretchedness

Greek

Devan

Variant of Devin

English

Dorothea

Gift of God

Greek

Dreda

Noble strength

English

Druscilla

Fruitful

Latin

Edith

Strife for wealth

English

Effie

Well-spoken

Greek

Eleanor

Of unknown meaning

English

Elena

Shining light

Greek

Elisabeta

Form of Elizabeth

European

Elise

God is my oath

French

Elisia

From the blessed isles

Latin

Eliza

God is my oath

English

Elizabeth

God is my oath

Hebrew

Ella

Other goddess

Hebrew

Ellfredda

Elf or magical counsel

German

Ellie

Shortened form of El- names

English

Elvira

Foreign, true

German

Ember

Smoldering coal

English

Emerald

Precious gemstone

Spanish

Emily

To excel

Latin

Emma

Whole or universal

German

Emory

Home strength

German

Esther

Star

Persian

Euphemia

Well-spoken

Greek

Evan

Good news

Greek

Ever

Always

American

Exie

Anklet

English

Farah

Good-looking

English

Felicia

Lucky, fortunate, happy

Latin

Fern

Fern

English

Fina

Short form of Josefina

Italian, Spanish

Fredericka

Peaceful ruler

German

Gray

Gray color

English

Gricelda

Dark battle

German

Grisel

Dark battle

German

Haven

Safe place

English

Hazel

Hazelnut tree

English

Hesper

Evening; evening star

Greek

Hester

Star

Greek

Hilda

Battle woman

German

Hyacinth

A variant spelling of Hyacintha.

Greek

Idonea

“The proper lady,” from the Latin idoneus, fit, proper, etc.

German

Inez

“The chaste one,” from the Greek lwgne, chaste.

Spanish

Isabel

God is my oath

Spanish

Isidora

Gift of Isis

Latin

Isolde

“Queen of the ice,” from the Germanic is (ice) and waltan (to rule).

Welsh

Ivy

Ivy plant

English

Jade

Precious stone

English

Jane

God is gracious

Hebrew

Jeremia

The Lord is exalted

Hebrew

Jett

Black

English

Jinx

Spell

Latin

Joan

God is gracious

Hebrew

Josabet

Combination of Josephine and Elizabeth

European

Juliana

Youthful and downy

Latin

Juliet

Youthful and downy

English

Katherine

Pure

Greek

Lavender

Lavender flower

English

Layla

Night

Arabic

Leelah

Night beauty

Arabic

Leila

Night

Arabic

Leilah

Night beauty

Arabic

Lenore

Light

Greek

Leticia

Joy

Latin

Liesbet

Devoted to God

Hebrew

Lila

Night

Arabic

Lilith

Belonging to the night

Ancient

Lillith

Belonging to the night

Ancient

Lucia

Of the light

Italian

Lucille

Of the light

French

Luna

The moon

Latin

Lydia

From Lydia

Greek

Mabel

Lovable

Latin

Madeline

Woman from Magdala

English

Mara

Bitter

Hebrew

Margaret

Pearl

English

Margery

A variant form of Margaret.

French

Mary

Of the sea

Latin

Matilda

Mighty in battle

German

Maude

Woman from Magdala; mighty in battle

Hebrew

Melanie

Black

Greek

Meredith

Great, noted ruler

Welsh

Midnight

12:00 AM

American

Millicent

Brave strength

French

Minuit

Midnight

French

Morgana

Circling sea or great brightness; bright or white sea dweller

Welsh

Morrigan

War Goddess

Irish

Morticia

Mortician

English

Muriel

Sparkling, shining sea

Irish

Neesha

Night

Indian (Sanskrit)

Nerissa

Black-haired

Italian

Nesta

Pure

Welsh

Nicola

People of victory

Greek

Night

Evening

American

Nisha

Night

Indian (Sanskrit)

Nix

Night

Greek

Nixie

Water sprite

German

Nox

Night

Latin

Nyx

Night

Greek

Onyx

Black stone

Greek

Ophelia

Help

Greek

Pandora

All gifts

Greek

Penelope

Weaver

Greek

Perdita

Lost

Latin

Persephone

Bringer of destruction

Greek

Petronilla

Rock

Greek

Phemia

Language

Greek

Phillipa

Horse lover

Greek

Phoenix

Dark red

Greek

Poe

Peacock

English

Poet

Writer of poems

English

Portia

The symbol of a beautiful, wealthy, and brilliant woman, in allusion to the heroine of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice.

Latin

Primrose

First rose

English

Priscilla

Ancient, venerable

Latin

Quillan

Cub

Irish

Quinn

Descendent of Conn

Irish

Rain

Rain

English

Raina

Queen

Modern

Rajani

Night

Indian (Sanskrit)

Ramona

Protecting hands

Spanish

Ramsay

Raven island; ram island

English

Raven

Raven

English

Ravenna

Raven

Italian

Red

Red Haired

English

Rowena

Fame, happiness

German

Roxy

Dawn

Persian

Rubette

A variant form, regarded as French, of Ruby.

French

Ryder

Knight, mounted warrior

English

Sable

Black

Slavic

Safara

Fire

African

Salvina

Whole, healthy

Latin

Samara

Guardian

Hebrew

Sancia

Sacred

Latin

Sapphire

Gemstone

Spanish

Sarah

Princess

Hebrew

Scarlett

Shade of red

English

Semara

Guardian or protected by God; night talk

Hebrew

Sevilla

A Spanish equivalent of Sibyl.

Spanish

Shadow

Shade

English

Shelley

Sloped meadow

English

Sidney

Wide meadow

English

Sienna

Reddish brown

English

Sirena

Enchanter

Greek

Sloane

Raid

Irish

Susanna

Lily

Hebrew

Sybil

Prophetess, oracle

Greek

Teagan

Little Poet

Irish

Tempest

Turbulent, stormy

French

Thea

Gift of God

Greek

Theodora

God's gift

Greek

Trinity

The Holy Trinity

English

Ursula

Little she-bear

Scandinavian

Valeria

Strength and vigor

Italian

Velvet

Velvet fabric

English

Vesper

Evening star

Latin

Vesta

Pure maiden

Latin

Victoria

Victory

Latin

Viola

Purple

Latin

Violet

Violet flower

English

Wednesday

Wednesday

English

Willow

Willow tree

English

Winter

Winter season

English

Xanthe

Yellow, blonde

Greek

Yesemia

Palm tree

Spanish

Yvette

Yew

French

Zayla

Created name

American

Zelda

Happiness

Yiddish

Zoe

Life

Greek

Zora

Dawn

Slavic

Zylah

Wood dweller

Greek

Gothic art has captivated people since it began in 12th-century Europe. Gothic girl names are no different, carrying the rich history and mystery of the time period. Let’s meet some of these gems together.

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Browse our collection of gothic girl names to see which picks speak to your heart. You never know what you’ll find.