Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abby

Father of exaltation

Hebrew

Acie
Addy

Noble; noble; son of Adam; noble kind

German

Adette

Sweet or noble

German

Adley
Adoncia

Sweet

Spanish

Adora

A gift; beloved; adored

Latin

Aldonza

Sweet

Spanish

Alice

Of nobility

German

Alma

Nourishing, kind; soul; young woman; learned

Modern

Amadi

Rejoice

African

Amali

Hope

African

Amanda

Worthy of love

Latin

Amani

Peace

African

Amelie

Industrious, striving; work; rival; laborious; eager

Latin

Amoretta

Little love

French

Amy

Beloved one

English

Anaca

Sweet-faced

Andie

Greek

Angel

Heavenly messenger

Greek

Annabella

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Annie

Gracious one

Hebrew

Ansley

Hermitage field

English

Ara

Brings rain

Arabic

Arabella

Answered prayer

Latin

Ari

Brings rain

Arabic

Aricella

Treasure chest

Spanish

Artie

Celtic

Asali

Sweet like Honey

African

Asha

Alive and well

Arabic

Attie

Wise

Greek

Aubrey

Elf ruler

English

Ava

To live

Latin

Avery

Elf counsel

English

Aya

Woven silk

Japanese

Ayanna

Beautiful flower

African

Ayla

Terebinth tree

Hebrew

Aylee
Ayumi

A sweet fish

Japanese

Bee

A diminutive form of Beatrice.

Latin

Belinda

“The beautiful river,” from the Latin bella (beautiful) and Indus (a river in Asia).

German

Belita

Little beauty

Spanish

Bella

Beautiful one

Italian

Bellamy

Beautiful friend

French

Bess

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

Betsy

A diminutive form of Elizabeth.

Hebrew

Bettie

English

Billie

A feminine diminutive of William.

English

Bonnie

Fine, attractive, pretty

Scottish

Bowie
Breely
Brenna

Little drop of water; raven or black-haired

Gaelic

Brie

Marshland

Latin

Brielle

God is my strength

French

Brynn

Hilled area

Welsh

Cadie

Pure

Greek

Calendre

Lovely one

Greek

Calla

Beautiful

Greek

Candace

Clarity, whiteness

Latin

Candy

Sweet

English

Cara

Beloved; friend

Latin

Carina

Beloved

Latin

Carys

Love

Welsh

Cassidy

Curly haired

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

Cedra

Kindly and loved

English

Cherry

Cherry fruit

Modern

Chiquita

Little gift

Spanish

Chloe

Green sprout

Greek

Clementine

Merciful

Latin

Connie

A short form of Constance.

English

Cora

Maiden

Greek

Daisy

Daisy flower

English

Davita

Beloved

Scottish

Dawn

The first appearance of light, daybreak

English

Delcina

Sweet

Latin

Della

Noble

German

Dolly

A variant spelling of Dollie.

English

Doncia

Sweet

Spanish

Dulcea

Sweet

Latin

Dulsia

Sweet

Latin

Edie

Strife for wealth

English

Effie

Well-spoken

Greek

Ella

Other goddess

Hebrew

Ellie

Shortened form of El- names

English

Elodie

Marsh flower

Greek

Elsa

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Emery

Home strength

German

Emillie

Rival; laborious; eager

Latin

Emmy

Rival

German

Esme

To love

French

Essie

Star; myrtle leaf

Persian

Eva

Life

Hebrew

Evie

Life

English

Exie

Anklet

English

Fawn

Young deer

French

Gigi

Farmer

French

Gracie

Graceful

English

Hediah

Jehovah's echo; delightful, sweet; my echo

Hebrew

Hedy

Delightful, sweet; my echo

Hebrew

Hermandine

“A warrior’s sweetheart.” Of Germanic origin.

German

Holly

The holly tree

English

Honey

Nectar

English

Ipo

Sweetheart, lover

Polynesian

Isla

Island

Scottish

Jamala

Friendly, Well-mannered

African

Jenna

Fair magical being

English

Jovie

Joyful

American

Kabibe

Little Lady

African

Kaia

Pure

Scandinavian

Kaipo

Sweetheart

Polynesian

Kali

The black one

Indian (Sanskrit)

Kamiko

Little goddess

Japanese

Kanara

Little bird, canary

Hebrew

Karina

Love

Scandinavian

Kay

A short form of Kate or Catherine.

Kenna

Greatest champion

Welsh

Kerensa

Love

English, Welsh

Khari

Queenly: Joyful Song: Born to rule and bring joy.

African

Kinsley

King’s clearing

English

Kippy
Kissa

First Born Daughter

African

Koemi

A little smile

Japanese

Kohana

Little Flower

Japanese

Lala

Tulip

Slavic

Layla

Night

Arabic

Leah

Weary one

Hebrew

Leela

Night beauty

Arabic

Lessie
Lila

Night

Arabic

Lillie

Lily

Latin

Lily

Lily flower

English

Lindy

Pretty; sweet

Spanish

Linnie

Sweet

Latin

Liv

Defense

Scandinavian

Lixue

Pretty Snow

Chinese

Lola

The sorrows

Spanish

Lucy

Of the light

English

Lula

Famous warrior

German

Luna

The moon

Latin

Maci

From Massy

English

Maddie

Woman from Magdala; maiden; young, unmarried woman

Hebrew

Madelyn

Woman from Magdala

English

Mae

The fifth month

English

Maggie

Pearl

English

Maisie

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

Scottish

Malita

Honey-sweet

Greek

Mallie

Star of the sea; sweet

Latin

Mandisa

Sweet

African

Maya

Dream

Indian (Sanskrit)

Melinda

Sweet

Latin

Melyta

Honey-sweet

Greek

Mia

Dear

Scandinavian

Mila

Dear and gracious

Slavic

Miley

Smiley

American

Millie

Gentle strength

English

Mina

Love

German

Minnie

A variant form of Mary.

Molly

Of the sea

English

Nala

Successful

African

Nalo

Lovable

African

Nava

Lovely

Hebrew

Nayeli

I love you

Native American

Nellie

Horn; sun ray, shining light

Latin

Nina

Little girl

Spanish

Omayda

Beautiful and sweet

Italian

Paisley

Church

Scottish

Pamela

Honey; all sweetness

Greek

Parmelia

By sweetness

Latin

Peach

Peach fruit

English

Pelipa

Horse lover

Greek

Pippa

An Italian diminutive form of Philippa.

Greek

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

Raya

Friend

Israeli

Rehan

Sweet basil

Armenian

Remi

Rower

French

Renna
Riley

Rye clearing

Irish

Rosie

Rose

Latin

Ruby

Red gemstone

English

Rumi

Beauty

Japanese

Sade

Honor confers a crown

African

Sadie

Princess

Hebrew

Shani

Crimson; a marvel, wondrous

African

Shelley

Sloped meadow

English

Sienna

Reddish brown

English

Sophie

Wisdom

Greek

Sugar

Sweet Crystal Spice

American

Sylvie

Woods, forest

Latin

Tassie

Russian

Tess

Late summer

Greek

Tillie

Mighty in battle

German

Tippi

Sweetheart

Scandinavian

Umi

Servant

African

Veda

Knowledge, wisdom

Indian (Sanskrit)

Vevina

Sweet lady

Irish

Violet

Violet flower

English

Washakie

Sweet Smelling

Native American

Weshcubb

Sweet

Native American

Whitley

White meadow

English

Winnie

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

Welsh

Yumi
Zienna
Zoey

Life

Greek

Zola

Lump of earth

Italian

Zuna

To be sweet

African

Zuri

Beautiful

African

Sweet names for girls are always in style. Filled to the brim with cuteness, these picks perfectly suit a little one’s loving, gentle spirit and come in all shapes and sizes. Let’s run through a few of our favorite sweet names for girls together.

First up on our sweet name list for girls are obvious picks like Sugar and Honey. While these are adorable, many parents prefer them as nicknames. That said, they make great middle names if you’re looking for something unexpected. The vintage cutie Candy is an excellent choice for built-in sweetness, and you can use her longer form, Candace if you’d like a formal option. Some parents turn to nature for sweet-inspired girl names, with Cherry and Clementine packing plenty of sugary goodness.

Other sweet names for girls are sweet or cutesy in sound, like Daisy, Poppy, or Maisie. These names tend to have the in-demand -ee/-eigh/-ie/-ey ending and can be found all over the charts, including super-popular names like Lily, Zoey, and Riley and rarer finds like Ansley and Whitley. You can also opt for those with a soft -a ending, like Pippa, Luna, or Bella. If you’d like something rarer, see Raya, Zola, and Naya.

Another option is to explore names that mean sweet for girls like Delcina or Mandisa. There’s also Melinda, a Latin sweetheart with retro vibes and loads of nickname options. Sweet-sounding meanings are ripe for picking, too, like Pamela’s “honey,” Tippi’s “sweetheart,” and Annika’s “sweet-faced.”

Short and sweet names for girls are rising in popularity, with names like Ella, Mia, and Ava gracing the top of the charts. Our standout choice for a name that’s well-known yet not super common is Mae, though her rhyming friend Kay is just as gorgeous. Other fabulous finds are Liv, Ari, and Nia.

Browse our list of sweet names for girls. You never know what beauties you’ll find.