Sweet And Cute Baby Girl Names With Meanings

Gone are the days when parents would choose formal and stuffy names for their babies. Now, parents are opting for monikers as sweet, cute, dainty, and quirky as their little princess will be. And fortunately, most of the cutesy names transition well into adulthood. If you are looking for such a name which suits your daughter now and forever, We have a list of 101 sweet and cute girl names. Trendy, traditional, celebrity favorites — we’ve got them all for you in our list below.

50 Cute Baby Girl Names For You:

1. Addison:

This moniker owes its popularity to the television series Grey’s Anatomy, which had a character named Addison. It may mean ‘son of Adam’, but is now well established as a female name.

2. Adelaide:

You can consider Adelaide if you love vintage names. Meaning ‘noble’, it’s the name of a city in Australia and also a 19th century British queen.

3. Adley:

This name is oh-so-cute and modern. This variation of Hadley made to the top 1000 in the US Social Security Administration (SSA) list for 2012. Currently, it’s at the 827th spot.

4. Agnes:

This once-popular saint’s name, meaning ‘pure’, fell off the popularity charts in the 1970s, but has now made a comeback. It resurfaced after appearing in the Disney movie Despicable Me.

5. Allison:

Allison, the modern take on the classic name Alice, has had a steady presence for over 40 years. This name means ‘noble’ in Scottish language, a lovely sentiment to bestow on your little one.

6. Amara:

Amara is a beautiful name in several countries and cultures. Meaning ‘eternally lovely’, Amara is currently one of the top 600 names in the SSA list.

7. Amelia:

This Old German name, meaning ‘exalted or noble’ will never cease to be in the popularity list. The plus point is that your daughter will share her name with Amelia Earhart, the first female aviator to cross Atlantic Ocean solo.

8. Amie:

If you’re a fan of traditional names spelled in a new way, you can pick Amie, which is a variation of Amy. It means ‘beloved’.

9. Aniyah:

Aniyah sounds like other names Aliyah, Amaya, and Anya. You can even consider it as a spin-off to Ann.

10. Annabelle:

This sweet girl name was immortalized by Edgar Allen Poe in his poem of the same name. Annabelle means ‘beautiful’.

11. Anwen:

This Welsh name is exotic, yet easy to pronounce. It means ‘beautiful and fair’. It has a serene feel to it, which makes it even more pleasant.

12. Aubrey:

You must be thinking that Aubrey is an old-fashioned name and would date some time soon. But Aubrey is as fashionable now as it was a century ago.

13. Avery:

Avery has been popular for both genders, but it sounds more appropriate for girls than boys. It means ‘ruler of the elves’.

14. Azalea:

You must have seen this beautiful flower blooming in your backyard or nearby park. But do you know what it means? It means ‘dry’ in Greek. This name entered the SSA list for the first time in 2012.

15. Bailey:

This is another adorable gender-neutral name for you. This jaunty surname first appeared as a female name in the television show WKRP in Cincinnati. And it’s a favorite with the stars as well.

16. Beatrice:

Another classic pick that sounds as sweet as it did when it was coined. This name was a favorite with authors like Dante and Shakespeare. It means ‘she who brings happiness’.

17. Betsy:

Betsy is, hands down, the cutest short form of Elizabeth. Its association with Betsy Wetsy doll and Betsy Ross gives a retro feel to this name.

18. Betty:

Betty might be a bit old-timey, typical of World War II, but still sounds adorable. It got a boost in popularity after being featured in Mad Men and Ugly Betty.

19. Birdie:

If you want a cute, bird-inspired name for your daughter, there’s nothing better than Birdie. It means ‘little bird’.

20. Blossom:

If you find specific floral names too sweet to handle, you can pick Blossom, which means ‘to bloom’. It’s cute, girly and not as common as other floral names.

21. Bonnie:

Here’s another super cute name for girls. It got a huge push by Bonnie of Gone with the Wind. Bonnie means ‘cheerful and beautiful’.

22. Calista:

The name is derived from the Greek name Calisto. Calisto was a huntress and a nymph, with whom Zeus fell in love. American actress Calista Flockhart is the famous namesake.

23. Callie:

This is a pretty and attractive name means ‘beautiful’. Its namesake is American actress Calliope “Callie” Thorne.

24. Camila:

The Duchess of Cornwall has a moniker that’s the fastest rising version of the ancient Roman name, Camilla. Camila has been in use in English-speaking countries since the 16th century. It means ‘free-born’, ‘noble’ or ‘attendant’.

25. Cassie:

We love this name, even though you may not hear it as often as you did about a decade ago. It’s usually a short form of Cassandra, but you can use it as an independent given name.

26. Cecily:

This lovely name is making a comeback. It has a huge number of namesakes like Cecily Cardew of The Importance of Being Earnest and Cecily Parsley, Beatriz Potter’s bunny.

27. Charlotte:

Charlotte is a strong and classic name that rose to popularity after the Princess of Duchess used it for her daughter. It means ‘free woman’.

28. Chloe:

This moniker is super popular in France. Historically, this name is linked to Greek goddess of agriculture and fertility Demeter.

29. Clara:

Both Clara and its variation Claire, sound sweet, cute and upbeat. This Latin name means ‘famous or brilliant’.

30. Clarissa:

Clarissa, the Latin version of the name Clarice has featured in a number of medieval documents. It means ‘famous’.

31. Clemence:

French actress Clemence Poesy brought this name back from obscurity. It is sweet, elegant and beautiful. It means ‘mild’.

32. Clementine:

It just cannot get sweeter. While most of you may associate it with mandarin oranges, it’s actually a word name, meaning ‘merciful’. Ethan Hawke chose this name for his daughter.

33. Constance:

After Faith and Hope, Constance is rising as one of the most popular virtue names. It’s elegant, old-fashioned and sweet, and means ‘constant’.

34. Cora:

This cute moniker was probably invented by James Fennimore in his work Last of the Mohicans. It’s also the pet name of goddess of the underworld Persephone. The meaning of Cora is ‘maiden’.

35. Dahlia:

After being out-of-vogue for decades, Dahlia reentered the top 500 baby name list in 2014. How do you pronounce this name? Dah-Li-Aah or Day-lee-ah?

36. Daisy:

Thanks to Downton Abbey and Disney, this name is becoming a favorite with modern parents. It has a pop culture association in Daisy Miller and Daisy Buchanan.

37. Daphne:

It may sound unusual but is super adorable. Its origin is in the Greek language, but people view it as a quintessential British name because of Daphne Moon, a character in Frasier. The name means ‘bay tree’ or ‘laurel tree’.

38. Dorothy:

The quirky Dorothy of Wizard the Oz has given this classic name a long-lasting luster. It did fall off the top 1000 charts for a while, but is back on the radar. It means ‘God’s gift’. Scarlett Johansson chose Dorothy as a middle name for her daughter.

39. Edith:

This vintage name is back in fashion, thanks to Downton Abbey. We believe the same series inspired Cate Blanchett’s pick for her daughter. The meaning of Edith is ‘prosperous in war’.

40. Eleanor:

Eleanor is a variation of the name Helen and means ‘shining light’ or ‘sun ray’. The 12th century British monarch gave this name girl-power kind of vibe. You can have Elena as the nickname.

41. Eliza:

Eliza may have started out as a nickname for Elizabeth, but it has become a popular name in its own right. The meaning is the same, ‘pledged to God’.

42. Elizabetta:

Elizabetta is the least typical of all the variations of Elizabeth. It’s tied to the House of Bourbon-Parma, which held the thrones in Spain and Italy.

43. Elle:

The trend towards names beginning with ‘el’ has given rise to this super cute one. It entered the SSA List in 2015 at 398th spot. This French name means ‘she’.

44. Elsie:

Here’s another favorite of MomJunction. It was believed that Elsie would never even make it to the top 1000 list. Look at it now. It’s ranked #32.

45. Emily:

Emily may have declined in popularity, but it’s still a well-loved name. It means ‘striving’ or ‘eager’. This moniker has some literary credibility, with famous authors like Emily Bronte and Emily Dickinson.

46. Emma:

This sweet girl name, which was super popular in the 1880s, is currently enjoying a rebirth. In fact, it’s one of the most popular names in the US. Emma means ‘universal’.

47. Evelyn:

Evelyn may have Norman origins, but its modern usage comes from the Old English surname. It was a top 20 name in the 20s and 30s, but fell by the 80s. It’s climbing the charts slowly but steadily. Evelyn means ‘wished-for child’.

48. Everly:

We are hearing this cute baby girl name more often now than before, partly after being chosen by Channing Tatum, the ‘sexiest man in the world’, for his daughter.

49. Evie:

Don’t you think Evie is a super adorable name? It’s been trending in the US and UK, along with Alfie, Ollie, Millie and Freddie. The name means ‘life’, ‘lively’.

50. Felicity:

Can you recall the American television show from the 90s? This name has been in trend ever since. Felicity means ‘happiness’.

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