Top 1000 Modern Baby Girl Names in the USA

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Choosing a name for your new baby girl is one of the most exciting parts of pregnancy. While family names and traditions still influence baby name choices, there are so many creative, modern, and unique girl names to choose from today.

To help inspire your search for the perfect name, here is a list of 1000 of the most modern, stylish, and popular baby girl names in the United States.

Trends in Modern Baby Girl Names

Modern American baby names reflect several key naming trends:

  • Short names: Short and sweet 1-to-3-syllable names like Emma, Ava, Ella, and Mia remain very popular. These names stand out and are easy to say and spell.
  • Vintage revival: Vintage names like Eleanor, Eloise, and Josephine have made a comeback and feel fresh again.
  • Nature names: Names inspired by nature like Willow, Ivy, Luna, and River are increasingly common. They give a natural, bohemian vibe.
  • Word names: Using word names like Harmony, Hope, and Faith as first names is a modern trend.
  • Gender-neutral names: Unisex names like Taylor, Riley, Quinn, and Phoenix are starting to be given to girls more often.
  • Creatively spelled names: Popularity of creative spellings like Emmalee, Sofiya, and Brooklynne.
  • Names ending in -a: There are so many girls’ names ending in the feminine suffix -a: Sophia, Olivia, Isabella, Mia, Amelia, and hundreds more!

1000 Most Popular Modern Baby Girl Names


Abigail, Addison, Adley, Adriana, Adrina, Ailani, Airy, Aitana, Akira, Alaia, Alaina, Alana, Alaska, Alaura, Albina, Aleah, Aleena, Aleia, Alexa, Alexia, Alexis, Alice, Alicia, Alina, Alisa, Alisha, Allie, Allison, Alora, Alyssa, Amari, Amara, Amaya, Amazing, Amber, America, Amelia, Amora, Amy, Ana, Anastasia, Andrea, Angel, Angela, Anika, Aniya, Aniyah, Ann, Anna, Annabelle, Annalise, Annika, Anniston, Ansley, Antonia, Anwaar, Anya, April, Arabia, Ari, Ariana, Arianna, Ariel, Ariella, Arizona, Armani, Artemis, Arya, Asha, Ashley, Ashlynn, Ashton, Aspen, Assunta, Athens, Atiana, Atlanta, Atlas, Aubree, Aubrey, Audra, Audrey, Audrina, August, Aurelia, Aurora, Ava, Averi, Avery, Ayla, Ayleen, Aylin


Bailee, Barbara, Baylee, Beatrice, Bella, Bethany, Beverly, Blakely, Braelyn, Braelynn, Braylee, Brianna, Briar, Briella, Brinley, Bristol, Brooklyn, Brooke


Cadence, Caitlyn, Caleah, Cali, Calista, Callie, Camila, Camilla, Camille, Camryn, Candace, Cara, Carly, Carmen, Carolina, Caroline, Cassandra, Cassidy, Cataleya, Catherine, Cecelia, Cecilia, Celeste, Celia, Charlotte, Chelsea, Cheyenne, Chloe, Christina, Claire, Clara, Collins, Cora, Courtney, Cove, Cristina, Cynthia


Dahlia, Daisy, Daleyza, Dallas, Dana, Danica, Daniela, Daniella, Danielle, Davina, Dawn, Dayana, December, Delaney, Delilah, Delta, Demi, Desiree, Destiny, Diana, Dylan


Eden, Edith, Edna, Eileen, Ela, Eleanor, Elena, Eliana, Elina, Elisa, Elise, Eliza, Elizabeth, Ella, Elle, Elliana, Ellie, Ellison, Elsie, Elyse, Ember, Emeli, Emely, Emerie, Emery, Emersyn, Emilia, Emiliana, Emmy, Emma, Ensley, Esme, Esperanza, Estella, Estelle, Esther, Eternity, Eva, Everleigh, Everly, Evie, Evelyn


Faith, Fallon, Fatima, Felicity, Fern, Finley, Fleur, Flora, Frances, Francesca, Freya


Gabriela, Gabriella, Gia, Gianna, Gisele, Gloria, Grace, Gracelyn, Gracelynn, Guadalupe, Gwendolyn


Hailey, Haisley, Halle, Hannah, Harlee, Harley, Harlow, Harper, Haven, Hayden, Hazel, Heaven, Heidi, Helena, Hero, Holland, Holly, Honor, Hope, Hunter


Imani, Inaya, India, Ines, Iris, Isabel, Isabella, Isabelle, Isla, Itzayana, Ivy


Jada, Jade, Jasmine, Jayda, Jayla, Jemma, Jenna, Jennifer, Jessica, Jillian, Joanna, Josie, Journey, Joy, Jubilee, Julia, Juliana, Julie, Juniper, Justice


Kadence, Kairi, Kali, Kaliyah, Kamila, Kara, Karen, Karina, Karter, Kassidy, Katherine, Kathryn, Kaydence, Kayla, Kaylani, Kaylee, Kayleigh, Kaylen, Kehlani, Kennedy, Kenley, Kenna, Kensley, Kenzie, Khloe, Kinsley, Kira, Kora, Korey, Kylah, Kyla, Kylee, Kyleigh, Kyra


Laila, Lainey, Lana, Laura, Lauren, Lauryn, Lavender, Layla, Laylah, Leah, Leia, Leighton, Leila, Leilani, Lena, Lennox, Leona, Lexi, Lia, Liana, Lilah, Lilianna, Lilia, Lilian, Lilliana, Lillian, Lilly, Lily, Lina, Linda, Lindsey, Lisa, Livia, Lizbeth, Logan, London, Lorelai, Lorelei, Lucia, Luciana, Lucky, Luna, Lydia, Lynn


Mackenzie, Maddison, Madeleine, Madeline, Madelynn, Madilyn, Madilynn, Mae, Maeve, Magnolia, Maia, Maisie, Makeda, Makayla, Makena, Malani, Malaysia, Maleah, Maliyah, Mallory, Maple, Margaret, Maria, Mariah, Mariam, Marlee, Marleigh, Marlowe, Mckenna, Mckenzie, Meadow, Megan, Melanie, Melissa, Melody, Meredith, Mia, Michaela, Mikayla, Mila, Milani, Miley, Millie, Miracle, Mireya, Molly, Monroe, Morgan, Myla, Mystique


Nadia, Naomi, Natalia, Natalie, Navy, Nayeli, Nevaeh, Nia, Nicole, Nola, Nora, Nova, Novalee, Novalie


Oaklee, Oakleigh, Oakley, Oaklyn, Ocean, Octavia, Odalys, Odessa, Olive, Olivia, Opal, Ophelia, Owen


Paige, Paislee, Paisley, Parker, Patricia, Paula, Paulina, Payton, Perla, Persephone, Phoebe, Piper, Presley, Princess, Priya


Quinn, Quintessa


Rachel, Raelyn, Raelynn, Raegan, Ramona, Ramya, Reagan, Reese, Reign, Remi, Remington, Renata, Rhea, Rihanna, Riley, River, Rory, Rosalie, Rose, Rosemary, Roxanne, Ruby, Rylee, Ryleigh, Rylan


Sabrina, Sage, Saige, Salma, Samara, Samira, Sara, Sarah, Sarai, Savanna, Sawyer, Scarlett, Scottie, Sequoia, Serenity, Shay, Shiloh, Siena, Sierra, Sienna, Skylar, Sloane, Sofia, Sophia, Sophie, Stella, Summer, Sunny, Sutton, Sydney


Talia, Tatum, Taylor, Teagan, Tessa, Thea, Trinity, Trista


Unique, Unity, Ursula


Valencia, Valerie, Vanessa, Vera, Veronica, Victoria, Violet, Vivian, Vivienne


Waverly, Wednesday, Wendy, Whitney, Willa, Willow, Winter, Wren


Ximena, Xiomara


Yareli, Yaretzi, Yasmin


Zara, Zaria, Zaya, Zelda, Zoe, Zoey, Zuri

This list reflects the diversity, creativity, and individuality of modern American baby girl names. Whether you prefer a short name, a creative spelling, or something gender-neutral, there are so many amazing options to choose from.

Look for a name that is meaningful and suits your daughter’s personality. Consult this list for inspiration, but choose the name that feels just right for your little girl. The name you give your daughter will become part of her identity, so pick it with love!

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