Names are very personal choices, but there are some names that just seem to work, regardless of family history or background. For this list of best girl names we have compiled some of the most popular names from 2014, as well as some less popular names and names that carry a strong meaning.
Take a look through the following names and see if there is a name that works for you. Also, if you have a favorite name that is missing from the list, comment below so other readers can benefit!
List of the Best Girl Names
The name Dahlia means “valley” and is also the name of Mexico’s national flower. It is Scandinavian in origin and is a less popular name in the United States.
Sophia was the most popular girl’s name for 2014. Greek in origin, it means “wisdom.” Famous people with the name Sophia include Sophia Lauren and Sophia Bush.
Meaning “graceful” or “boomerang”, Kylie is of both Irish and Australian origin. A moderately popular name in the United States, the name Kylie is perhaps best associated with singer Kylie Minogue
Narrowly missing the top 10 most popular girl names for 2014, the name Charlotte is of French origin. It means “little” or “womanly” and variations of the name include Carlotta and Charlette.
Italian in origin, the name Camilla means “attendant” or “helper.” The alternate spelling, Camila, also worked its way into the top 50 most popular girl names for 2014.
One of the first flower names to become popular, the name Violet was in the top 100 most popular girl names for 2014. Italian in origin, Violet means “purple.”
An older name that has gained increasingly popularity in recent years, Lillian means “Lily.” It is of English and Italian origin and is a variant of Lila.
A less popular name, the name Genesis means “birth.” Greek in origin, Genesis is also the name of the first book of the Bible.
Hebrew in origin, the name Hannah means “gift of God’s favor” or “God is merciful.” For 2014, Hannah was of the top 25 most popular girl names. Hannah is also the name of a biblical character.
Meaning “good news,” the name Evangeline is Greek in origin. Less popular in the United States, the name Evangeline is perhaps best known from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “Evangeline.”
Best Girls Names Conclusion
When it comes to picking a name for a child it pretty much all comes down to personal preference, but we hope that this list may have inspired you with a particular name, or maybe at least got the ball rolling for you.
If you did decide on any of the names above, we would love to hear in the comments below!