50 uncommon girl names and their meanings

Looking for the perfect name for your little girl? Here are 50 cute names that are NOT on the top 50 most popular list according to the US social security administration. All of these are bit unique but still pretty enough to be worthy of your baby!

Name meanings

I decided to go ahead and include baby girl names and meanings on this list. Beware though, learning the meaning of a name can totally kill an otherwise cute name! I used at least 3 sites to check the meanings for each name and often they disagreed or couldn’t list an origin and meaning! Meanings can change over time and also vary by the culture so I personally wouldn’t put much stock in them, but they’re here if that’s important to you. A few examples, Cecilia, an otherwise beautiful name, means blind. Not sure I’d want to give that name knowing the meaning. There are names like Juliana which are a feminized version of a name so the meaning is downy bearded or youthful. More modern names like Presley have an unknown origin and meaning other than being associated with a celebrity. Just keep these things in mind when deciding on a name. Without further ado here are the names in alphabetical order! Be sure to grab my Printable Baby Name Worksheet if you need help organizing all the great name possibilities. 50 cute girl names

50 Unique girl names and their meanings

1 – Adeline

Origin: French/English     Meaning: Noble

2 – Alexandra

Origin: Greek     Meaning: Helper and defender of mankind

3 – Anastasia

Origin: Greek     Meaning: resurrection

4 – Annabelle

Origin: English/French     Meaning: beautiful “Anna”

5 – Arabella

Origin: English/Scottish     Meaning: obliging, invokable, yielding to prayer

6 – Ariana

Origin: Greek     Meaning: Very holy one

7 – Brielle

Origin: English/French     Meaning: unknown

8 – Callie

Origin: Greek/English     Meaning: most beautiful or a form of Caroline

9 – Camille

Origin: Latin     Meaning: Virginal

10 – Catalina

Origin: Spanish     Meaning: Pure

11 – Cecilia

Origin: Latin     Meaning: Blind

12 – Charlie

Origin: English     Meaning: Free

13 – Daniela

Origin: Hebrew     Meaning: Judged by God

14 – Destiny

Origin: Latin/English     Meaning: Fate

15 – Elliana

Origin: Latin/French     Meaning: Sun, light, moon

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16 – Finley

Origin: Latin/French     Meaning: fair-haired warrior

17 – Gemma

Origin: Latin     Meaning: Jewel Baby girl genevieve

18 – Genevieve

Origin: unknown    Meaning: unknown

19 – Hadley

Origin: English     Meaning: heather field

20 – Isla

Origin: Scottish    Meaning: Island

21 – Joanna

Origin: Hebrew     Meaning: God is gracious

22 – Josie

Origin: English/Hebrew     Meaning: short form of Josephine, God will increase

23 – Juliana

Origin: Latin     Meaning: downy-bearded, youthful

24 – Kayla

Origin: Irish/Greek     Meaning: slender/pure

25 – Kaylee

Origin: unknown     Meaning: a combination of Kay & Lee

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26 – Kennedy

Origin: Gaelic     Meaning: helmeted chief

27 – Kinsley

Origin: unknown     Meaning: unknown

28 – Kylie

Origin: Australia/unknown    Meaning: boomerang, feminine form of Kyle meaning handsome

29 – Madeline

Origin: French     Meaning: English form of Magdalena

30 – Mariah

Origin: Hebrew/Greek     Meaning: teacher, beloved Baby girl Maya

31 – Maya

Origin: Indian/Greek     Meaning: name of a goddess

32 – Melody

Origin: Greek     Meaning: songlike, to sing

33 – Morgan

Origin: Welsh     Meaning: sea born

34 – Noelle

Origin: French     Meaning: Christmas

35 – Paige

Origin: French     Meaning: assistant, attendant

36 – Piper

Origin: English     Meaning: a pipe player

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37 – Presley

Origin: unknown     Meaning: unknown Baby girl quinn

38 – Quinn

Origin: Celtic     Meaning: wise

39 – Raelynn

Origin: unknown     Meaning: unknown

40 – Rebecca

Origin: Hebrew     Meaning: tied

41 – Sadie

Origin: English     Meaning: a form of Sarah, meaning princess

42 – Sienna

Origin: Latin/English     Meaning: reddish brown

43 – Sophie

Origin: Greek     Meaning: wisdom

44 – Sydney

Origin: French/English     Meaning: wide meadow, a city in Australia

45 – Teagan

Origin: Welsh     Meaning: beautiful, creative

46 – Tessa

Origin: English     Meaning: a form of Theresa

47 – Valentina

Origin: Latin     Meaning: strong

48 – Vera

Origin: Latin     Meaning: true

49 – Vivienne

Origin: Latin     Meaning: alive

50 – Willow

Origin: English     Meaning: tree

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