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25 Of The Most Gorgeous Girl Names You'll Want Dibs On

Expectant parents put a ton of time and research into finding just the right name for their new bundle of joy. It can be quite a challenge to find the perfect one.Mom and dad might have different ideas on what name will fit their sweet baby and sometimes couples have a hard time agreeing on one.

If you’re expecting a daughter, it’s important to settle on a name will always make her feel beautiful. Perhaps you’re in search of a moniker with will help her know just how lovely she is. Maybe you’re in search of a name that is made up of sugar and spice and everything nice.

If you’re searching for just the right name for a dainty girl, you can find inspiration in vintage names of Old Hollywood starlets. Perhaps you might be inspired by the stunning ladies of Greek mythology. You can even trace back into history and name your daughter after important female figures or look to royalty to find a name fit for your little princess. We’ve compiled the prettiest names out there for you to choose from.

Please enjoy this is a list of the 25 most beautiful girl names you’ll want bibs on.

25 Isabella

Isabella is a stunning name that would make any girl feel fancy. It is both prim and saucy at the same time. It brings to mind the Italian actress, Isabella Rossellini, who is a cinema darling and a modern-day glamour girl. She is a model and starlet who starred in such films as Blue Velvet and Big Night. A girl named Isabella would be quite a class act.

The name "Isabella" is of Italian origin, and it means "God is my Oath". From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 290,933 babies born with the first name Isabella in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 50 newborn babies.

24 Amelia

The name Amelia might just be attractive to parents who are seeing an adventurous moniker for their daughter. It sounds girl-y and gallant when it is spoken aloud. Perhaps the most famous person bearing this name is Amelia Earhart, an American aviation pioneer and the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. I am almost certain that a kid given the name Amelia will be just as headstrong and determined.

The name "Amelia" is of Latin origin, and it means "To Strive or Excel or Rival". From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 156,937 babies born with the first name Amelia in the United States. The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amelia is Friday, December 6th, 1867.

23 Charlotte

Charlotte is one of those names that just sounds lovely and feminine. It may evoke images of the spider in E.B. White’s children’s book, Charlotte’s Web. It also saw a huge jump in popularity thanks to the character of the same name in the Sex and the City franchise. It spunky nickname fr a girl with this one would be Lottie.

The name "Charlotte" is of English origin, and it means "Free". It's a name commonly given to girls. The highest recorded use of the name "Charlotte" was in 2015 with a total of 11,332 babies. According to the 1945 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Charlotte" ranks #69 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. There have been 323K girls with this moniker in the US since 1880.

22 Sophia

Another enticing name for a magnetic little girl is Sophia. The moniker was first made popular by the wildly beautiful screen actress, Sophia Lorin. Known for her cat-like green eyes and signature brunette hair, she is a show stopper, to this day. Even at 82-years-old, she continues to be as lovely as ever. A little girl named Sophia will be an unforgettable individual, full of moxie and spunk.

The name "Sophia" is of Greek origin, and it means "Wisdom". From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 305,237 babies born with the first name Sophia in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 138 newborn babies. It ranks #230 of all time.

21 Luna

A dreamy name for a little girl that is on trend would be Luna. It’s both a feminine and mysterious moniker that would be perfect for a moon child. If you are on the lookout for a fresh name that is also unusual, then Luna would be just right. A little girl given the name Luna will more than likely go through life with her head in the clouds.

"Luna" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "The Moon." From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,745 babies born with the first name Luna in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.

20 Annabel

Parents who are in search of a soft name for their daughter might want to circle the moniker Annabel. It sounds both sweet and romantic, drawing inspiration from the poem, Annabel Lee written by Edgar Allen Poe. The title is also quite regal as it has been a royal name in Scotland since the twelfth century. A little girl named Annabel will be quite the charmer.

"Annabel" is a name of Scottish origin, and it means "Beautiful grace". From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,871 babies born with the first name Annabel in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 13 newborn babies. It’s the 2,122nd most popular name of all time.

19 Ava

Ava would be a pretty name for a charming little girl. The moniker became well known by the film actress, Ava Gardner, who was known for being a free spirit. Her most notable role was in the 1946 film, The Killers. Her striking beauty and sultry voice became her trademarks. A girl named Ava will not only be glamorous but have a good head on her shoulders as well.The name "Ava" is of Latin origin, and it means "Like a Bird". From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 218,673 babies born with the first name Ava in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 13 newborn babies.

18 Violet

The name Violet would be a perfect choice for parents who love all things floral. These hardy purple blooms grow in clusters and need very little attention to thrive. They are self-sufficient and strong. Violet would be an alluring moniker for your daughter. A little girl given this name will be capable of overcoming any and all obstacles,

The name "Violet" is of English origin, and it means "Purple/blue flower". From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 127,793 babies born with the name Violet in the United States. The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name is Saturday, November 28th, 1868. The highest recorded use of the first name Violet was in 2016 with a total of 4,837 babies.

17 Cecily

Cecily will make any parent in search of a delicate name take a pause. Both sophisticated and cute, it is a title that will grow right along with your daughter. Book lovers might remember the Beatrix Potter bunny of the same name in the collection, Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes. It was also the name of a character in Oscar Wilde’s play, The Importance of Being Earnest. Cecily is made for a girl who has a flair for the dramatic.

"Cecily" is a name of English origin, and it means "Blind of Self Beauty". From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,204 babies born with the first name Cecily in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911. It ranks #2957 in popularity of all time.

16 Grace

A darling name for a little girl would be to call her Grace. The moniker is inspired by the classic film actress, Grace Kelly, known for her poise and calm demeanor. She starred along with all the dreamy leading men in the films in the 1950’s. She later married Prince Albert of Monaco and became a Princess. A girl named Grace will totally live up to this angelic sounding moniker.

The name "Grace" is of Latin origin, and it means "Grace of God". From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 476,735 babies born with the first name Grace in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 988 newborn babies.

15 Harlow

Harlow would be a classy name for parents in search of an uncommon moniker for their sassy daughter. The actress Jean Harlow, who gained fame in Old Hollywood, was a wisecracking platinum blond who won audiences over with her beauty and hilarious comedic timing. Reality star, Nicole Richie, actually named her daughter Harlow. It would be a bold choice for any little girl.

The name "Harlow" is of English origin, and it means "From the mound of the people". From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,433 babies born with the first name Harlow in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as first name to 5 newborn babies. It ranks #3,481 of all time.

14 Jessamyn

Jessamyn is a sophisticated name that you don’t hear every day. It’s one of those monikers that will grow beautifully as your daughter ages. It found a place in the charts in the 1970’s and peaked in popularity in the 1980’s. It has a certain level of maturity to it that would make it a beautiful pick for any little girl.

From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 714 babies born with the first name Jessamyn in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 6 newborn babies. The highest recorded use of the first name Jessamyn was in 1980 with a total of 31 babies.It ranks 12,862 of all time.

13 Priscilla

The name Priscilla is unforgettable and would be perfect for a prissy little girl. It’s a feminine title that has been around since Biblical times, so you know that it has staying power. Priscilla was the name of the woman who housed the apostle Paul in Corinth. It was also made famous when Priscilla Presley became the wife of Elvis Presley. It’s a strong moniker.

"Priscilla" is a name of Latin origin, and it means "Ancient". From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 117,797 babies born with the first name Priscilla in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 26 new born babies. It ranks #569 of all time.

12 Zooey

Zooey would be a precious for name your little bundle. Parents who are bookworms will love it because it is a nod to J.D. Salinger’s book, Franny and Zooey. It has moved up the charts thanks to the actress, Zooey Deschanel, who plays the quirky roommate in the show, New Girl. A little girl given this title will have a ton of moxie.

Zooey is of Greek origin and it means “life”. From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 826 babies born with the first name Zooey in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 6 newborn babies. Zooey is the 11,508 most popular name of all time.

11 Cassandra

Cassandra is an ethereal name this is steeped in Greek mythology. She was a Trojan princess who was given the gift of prophecy by Apollo. This one is light and airy but somehow manages to be exotic as well.It also has a literary bent as this was the name of the author Jane Austen’s mother, so book lovers may be attracted to it as well.

"Cassandra" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "She who entangles men". From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 167,124 babies born with the first name Cassandra in the United States. The highest recorded use of the first name Cassandra was in 1990 with a total of 7,053 babies. Cassandra is the 426 most popular name of all time.

10 Audrey

Parents seeking a classic name for their daughter might be captivated by the moniker, Audrey. It's super chic and can't help but invoke images of glitz and high brow sophistication due of course to famous actress Audrey Hepburn. She was a stylish icon who starred in such time-honored films as Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Roman Holiday. Her radiance and talent will hopefully inspire your little girl to lead a dazzling life.

The name “Audrey” is of English origin, and it means “Noble Strength”. From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 269,514 babies born with the first name Audrey in the United States. The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Audrey is Friday, September 15th, 1871. It ranks #270 of all time.

9 Presley

If you are an Elvis fan but just can’t bring yourself to name your daughter after him, Presley would be a cute choice to pay homage to the king of rock and roll. It sounds ultra feminine but is kind of tough at the same time. Country star, Tayna Tucker bestowed this name on her little girl. It appeared on the charts in 1985 and has been gaining steam.

"Presley" is a name of English origin, and it means "From the priest's field". From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,811 babies born with the first name Presley in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 newborn babies.

8 Astrid

Astrid is another one of those classic names for a girl that's working it’s way back into favor. It’s a moniker that was once reserved for grandmas and old aunts but the hip kids are reclaiming it. It’s both celestial and grounded at once. Your daughter will be effortlessly cool with this name and everyone will want to be her friend. She’ll be running the show when she grows up.

"Astrid" is a name of Scandinavian origin, and it means "God's Strength." From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,731 babies born with the first name Astrid in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 9 newborn babies.

7 Camilla

Camilla is one of those names that seems to just roll off the tongue. It’s soft and delightful moniker that would make any girl feel special and ladylike. One famous Camilla is the Duchess of Cornwall and is married to Prince Charles. A girl named Camilla will have a name fit for royalty.

The name "Camilla" is of Italian origin, and it means "Perfect". From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19,939 babies born with the first name Camilla in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 newborn babies. The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Camilla is Sunday, May 9th, 1869.

6 Phoebe

We all know the name Phoebe thanks to the hit television show, Friends. It just lends itself to being associated with a free-spirited girl. It has a cute quality to it that makes it alluring. Expectant moms and dads who are seeking a daring name for their daughter will like this option. It has a quiet confidence about it that would make Phoebe the perfect name for a confident little girl.

"Phoebe" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Bright, shining". From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31,497 babies born with the first name Phoebe in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 50 newborn babies.

5 Sabrina

Sabrina would be a beautiful choice for parents who are drawn to light and airy names. It just sounds ethereal when it rolls off the tongue. The name Sabrina hails from the goddess of the River Severn in mythology. It was also made famous by the 1990's television sitcom, Sabrina the Teenage Witch. A little girl given this name will feel like a total supreme being in her own right.

The name "Sabrina" is of Latin origin, and it means "From the River Severn". From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 134,762 babies born with the first name Sabrina in the United States. The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sabrina is Sunday, December 24th, 1871. It ranks #512 of all time.

4 Olive

The name Olive is adorable and has happy associations with the olive branch has historically been a symbol of peace. Nature lovers will adore this botanical title for their daughter. It has been a popular choice for the rich and famous. Actress, Drew Barrymore named her little girl Olive. Famous couple, Isla Fisher and her husband, Sacha Baron Cohen also chose this one for their daughter.

"Olive" is a name of English origin, and it means "Olive". From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 52,165 babies born with the first name Olive in the US. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 224 newborn babies. It’s the 949th most popular name of all time.

3 Celeste

Parents who want to give their daughter a celestial name might be attracted to the name Celeste. It just somehow sounds lovely and feminine when you say it aloud. Spiritually minded parents will appreciate the meaning. The name "Celeste" is of Latin origin and it means "Heavenly". How divine is that? I'm pretty sure that a little girl with this moniker will be totally angelic and sweet.

From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 55,460 babies born with the first name Celeste in the United States. The highest recorded use of the Celeste was in 2004 with a total of 1,634 babies. The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Celeste is Tuesday, December 29th, 1868. It ranks #911 of all time.

2 Elyse

The name Elyse is beautiful and distinctive. It first appeared on the charts in the 1940 and saw a huge spike in popularity in the 1980’s. We think that it’s just waiting to be snatched up once again. It’s a shortened version of it’s more proper sister, Elizabeth. This one is short and sweet. It would be a fresh name for a little girl.

"Elyse" is a name of American origin, and it means "Form of Elise". From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,961 babies born with the first name Elyse in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 6 newborn babies. Elyse is the 1,752 most popular name of all time.

1 Josephine

Looking for a strong name for your daughter? Then look no further than Josephine.One famous person with this title was the songstress, Josephine Baker. She was an entertainer, singer, and dancer who gained popularity in 1920's France. She performed in America in the Ziegfield Follies but returned to France to marry Jean Lion. A girl named Josephine will be totally smart and talented.

The name "Josephine" is of French origin, and it means "God will increase". From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 299,575 babies born with the first name Josephine in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 544 newborn babies. It ranks #237of all time.

Sources: names.org, nameberry.com

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