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250 girl names for your baby
A baby responds to his name very early on. It quickly becomes part of your own identity. Therefore, finding a name for parents is a difficult matter. There are innumerable names for girls.
So it's no wonder if your head is spinning when choosing a name. Lean back and let our suggestions inspire you. You might find the perfect name for your little girl right here and now.
Popular girl names from 2019
It is published once a year: the list of the most popular first names. Even parents who are already sure which name the newcomer should get can hardly resist this list. Find the most popular girl names from 2019 here:
Carla / Karla
Frieda / Frida
Hanna / Hannah
Juna / Yuna
Louisa / Luisa
Maja / Maya
Martha / Marta
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Rare girl names
If you study the lists of names carefully, you will find rare ones in the lowest ranks. Some names have only been given a few hundred times in Germany so far. If parents choose one of these names, there is currently no risk of confusion on the playground:
Janna / Jannah
If you are still looking for a rather exotic name, we recommend our article "Rare Girl Names".
Exceptional girl names
While in America there are almost no limits to the inventiveness of the parents when it comes to choosing a name, not every name is permitted in Germany. For example, it must be recognizable as a first name and clearly assigned to a gender. With the following extraordinary girl names you are on the safe side:
Cassandra / Kassandra
Short girl names
"Magdalena" becomes "Magda" or "Stephanie" becomes "Steffi". If you want to identify these short forms, it is best to choose a short first name right away. You will always hear the name that you originally gave your child. One- or two-syllable girl names are currently in vogue:
Lia / Liah / Lya
Girl names from all over the world
The world is constantly growing together: We travel to distant countries, couples from different continents have children together and, last but not least, the Internet opens up the world to us. So why should you limit yourself to your own homeland when choosing a name. There are also many beautiful girl names elsewhere:
Sofia / Sophia
American girl names
The United States is still seen as a trendsetter. This also applies to one or the other first name. That is why American girl names appear in the German hit lists and are always good for a surprise:
Arabic girls names
With all its different spellings, Mohammed is the most frequently used name in the world. It is believed that around 150 million boys and men bear this name. Reason enough to take a closer look at the list of Arabic girl names. These are also melodious:
Alia / Alya
Mariam / Maryam
Ranya / Raniya
English maiden names
English names are often suspected of being kevinism. But wrongly, because one or the other beautiful first name can also be found on the hit lists of the island:
Darcey / Darcy
Turkish girls names
There is usually a wonderful meaning hidden behind Turkish names. For example, Feray means “shiny as the moon,” while Dilara is the girl “who makes my heart shine” or “the one who wins my heart.” So if you want to give your maiden name a special meaning, be sure to get one Take a look at this list. Or do you have Turkish neighbors? Then just ask them for advice.
Soraya / Süreyya
German girl names
Traditional German first names are very much in vogue. While Günther, Monika or Barbara are still occupied by the parents 'generation and seem less attractive, girls' names such as Adele are interesting again for many parents. They belong to our grandparents or even great-grandparents generation and have therefore not been awarded for a long time. So these names continue a tradition and at the same time exude a certain touch of individuality.
Have you got a taste for it? In our top 10 list you will find even more girl names from German-speaking countries.
Girl names: tips and suggestions
Pet form. Make a pet form with your favorite name, because it is likely that friends or family will address your child with a short form in the future.
Be loud. Say the name out loud over and over to get used to the sound.
Notation. Names can be spelled differently. So here too you have a choice.
Sibling names. It is important to some parents that the name of the newcomer matches the sibling name.
You can also find more tips and suggestions in our articles on the most popular boy names and rare boy names.
Did you find a suitable name for your little girl in our list? Let yourself be inspired by our name finder.
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All content in this article is based on trustworthy specialist and public sources, such as the BZgA (Federal Center for Health Education), the Ärzteblatt or the "Guidelines of the Federal Joint Committee on Medical Care During Pregnancy and After Childbirth (Maternity Guidelines)" . A detailed list of all sources used can be found at the end of this article. The advice and information given here are in no way a substitute for medical care by qualified personnel. Always consult your doctor for a professional diagnosis and treatment.
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