Baby Names

1150+ Girl Dog Names With Cool & Beautiful Meanings

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Overview

Are you a pet parent looking for a girl dog name for your new family member? We’ve prepared this article with 1,150+ cool names and monikers for your new pet.

You can find some of the most popular dog names that you can choose for different dog breeds. We’ve also listed unique and rare girl names for you to consider.

Plenty of these choices are also favorite baby names because many fur parents consider pets their fur babies.

We also posted the popularity ranking of these dog names based on human names, as collected by the SSA (Social Security Administration) for actual live births in the US. (1)

Knowing that there are only a handful of famous dogs compared to renowned people, we also share the dog names’ respective human namesakes below.

As a bonus, we’ve also created a list of things you need to prepare for your new puppy or adopted dog, plus some tips to keep your fur baby healthy. (see below)

 

The Best Girl Dog Names By Category

Many of these dog names are popular for canines but might not be as popular as names for human babies:

 

Barkie

 

  • Meaning: “From the parish of Berkeley (in Gloucestershire, England)”
  • Witty name after “bark,” a sound that dogs make
  • Pronunciation: “bar-kee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Barky and Barkkie

 

Beauty

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Pronunciation: “byoo-tee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also another name for Disney princess Belle, the star of “Beauty and the Beast
  • Variants: None

 

Bella

 

  • Origin: Latin and Italian baby girl name
  • Meaning: “Beautiful” or “beautiful one”
  • Also a fantasy girl name after the human girl who falls in love with a vampire in the “Twilight” series
  • Pronunciation: “bel-uh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #85
  • Namesakes: Soviet-Russian poet and writer Bella Akhmadulina and American basketball player Bella Alarie
  • Variants: Belen (Portuguese) and Belle (French girl name

 

Boots

 

  • Can also refer to the pads on dogs’ paws
  • Pronunciation: “boots”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress, dancer, and model Boots Mallory and Filipino actress and columnist Boots Anson-Roa
  • Variants: None

 

Cici

 

  • Origin: Welsh and Romanian girl name
  • For some reason, many dog owners pick this name despite its meaning
  • Pronunciation: “see-see”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Movie character Cici Cooper in “Scream 2
  • Variants: Cece; can also be a short form of “Cecelia” or “Cecilia”

 

Cuddles

 

  • Origin: English and Scottish girl name
  • Meaning: “Loves to cuddle”
  • Pronunciation: “kuh-dlz”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Daisy

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Pronunciation: “day-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #125
  • Namesakes: British television producer and screenwriter Daisy Coulam and American country music artist Daisy Dern
  • Variants: None

 

Dash

 

  • Origin: American nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “To run quickly”
  • Pronunciation: “dash”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a magical name that relates to Rainbow Dash, one of the main characters in the animated series “My Little Pony Friendship is Magic
  • Variants: None

 

Fifi

 

  • Origin: American, Hebrew, and French name for girls
  • Meaning: Short girl name that means “God gives” or “Jehovah increases”
  • A favorite name for girl dogs
  • Pronunciation: “fee-fee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Disney name after Fifi, the ex-girlfriend of Tramp in the animated movie “Lady And The Tramp
  • It’s also the name of Minnie Mouse’s dog.
  • Variants: Feefee

 

Kiki

 

  • Meaning: “Double happiness,” “daughter of a heavenly child,” “new life,” “new beginning,” or “hope”
  • Pronunciation: “kee-kee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: British jewelry designer Kiki McDonough and Dutch former tennis player Kiki Bertens
  • Variants: Also a nickname for any baby name that starts with K or C

 

AJ

 

  • Meaning: Favorite nickname that combines two letters or two names represented by “A” and “J”
  • Pronunciation: “aye-jay”
  • Length: 2 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Canadian actress and singer AJ Bridel (born Amanda Jeannette Bridel) and American actress and musician AJ Michalka (born Amanda Joy Michalka)
  • Variants: It can be used as a nickname for name combinations that start with these letters.

 

Amber

 

  • Origin: French and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Jewel,” “fierce,” or “fossilized tree resin”
  • Pronunciation: “am-ber”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #542
  • Namesakes: American actress Amber Heard and Australian ballet dancer Amber Scott

 

Anna

 

  • Pronunciation: “ah-nah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #83
  • Namesakes: Disney name after a princess in “Frozen

 

Annie

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Grace” and “favor”
  • Pronunciation: “an-nee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #206
  • Namesakes: American poker player Annie Duke and Dutch speed skater Annie Borckink
  • Variants: Anita, Anie, Annika, and Annette

 

Cersei

 

  • Meaning: “Bird”
  • Pronunciation: “sur-see”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Cersei Lannister, a queen in the “Game of Thrones” series
  • Variants: Kersei

 

Elsa

 

  • Meaning: Spiritual name that means “consecrated to God,” “pledged to God,” “joyful,” and “noble”
  • Pronunciation: “el-sah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #994
  • Namesakes: Magical name after the queen who can control ice and snow in the animated movie “Frozen
  • Variants: Elsy, Elssa, and Elise

 

Everleigh

 

  • Origin: Old English girl name
  • Meaning: “Boar meadow” or “brave”
  • Pronunciation: “eh-ver-lay”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #99
  • Namesakes: Celebrity child Everleigh Ray Gigandet (American actor Cam Gigandet’s daughter) and social media star Everleigh Rose Soutas
  • Variants: Everlei and Everlee

 

Khaleesi

 

  • Origin: Dothraki (invented language) girl name
  • Meaning: Invented name that means “queen” (a word created by George R.R. Martin for “Game of Thrones”)
  • Pronunciation: “kuh-lee-see”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #662
  • Namesakes: A title used for the fictional character Daenerys Targaryen, a queen in “Game of Thrones
  • Variants: None

 

Fancy & Elegant Girl Dog Names

Alyssa

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Rational” or “noble” 
  • Pronunciation: “uh-li-sah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #288
  • Namesakes: American field hockey player Alyssa Manley and beauty queen Alyssa Campanella 
  • Variants: Alisa, Alysa, Allyssa, and Alisa (Russian name)

 

America

 

  • Origin: English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Home ruler” 
  • A patriotic name for your pet
  • Pronunciation: “am-eh-ree-kah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress America Georgina Ferrera and the fictional character America Singer in “The Selection” novel series
  • Variants: Amerika

 

Annabelle

 

  • Origin: Latin and French girl name
  • Meaning: Combination of “Anna” (which means “favored grace”) and “Belle” (which means “beauty” or “loving”)
  • Pronunciation: “ahn-ah-bel”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Canadian singer and songwriter Annabelle Chvostek and British actress Annabelle Apsion
  • Variants: Anabel, Annabel, and Anna Belle

 

Aubrey

 

  • Origin: Norman French and German unisex name
  • Meaning: Mystical name that means “ruler of elves” or “supernatural being”
  • Pronunciation: “aw-bree”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #81
  • Namesakes: American actress and singer Aubrey Peeples and singer Aubrey O’Day
  • Variants: Aubry and Aubree

 

Barbie

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Stranger” or “from a foreign land”
  • Favorite American doll name
  • Pronunciation: “bar-bee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Canadian actress and writer Barbie Wilde and American actress Barbie Ferreira
  • Variants: Barbara

 

Baroness

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: Royal title that means “wife of the baron”
  • Pronunciation: “bah-roh-nes”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: As a royal title, it’s rarely used as a first name for girls but is a favorite for pets
  • Variants: Feminine form of “Baron”

 

Beverly

 

  • Origin: British girl name
  • Meaning: “Beaver stream” or an earthy name that means “meadow”
  • Pronunciation: “beh-ver-lee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American supermodel Beverly Johnson and girl’s baseball pitcher Beverly Armstrong
  • Variants: Beverley and Beverlee

 

Charlotte

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: Vintage girl name that means “free”
  • Pronunciation: “shahr-luht”
  • Length: 9 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #3
  • Namesakes: Welsh musician Charlotte Church and American author Charlotte Armstrong
  • Variants: Carlotta

 

Diana

 

  • Origin: Roman, Latin, and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: Goddess name that means “divine,” “luminous,” or “perfect”
  • Pronunciation: “dai-a-nuh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #228
  • Namesakes: American record producer, actress, and singer Diana Ross and Russian ballerina Diana Vishneva
  • Variants: Dijana (Croatian), Kiana (Hawaiian girl name), and Diane (French girl name)

 

Duchess

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Commander,” “leader,” or “wife of the duke”
  • Pronunciation: “duh-chess”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a girl cat name after a character in “The Aristocats
  • Variants: Feminine form of “Duke”

 

Elena

 

  • Origin: Hispanic, German, Greek, Spanish, and Italian girl name
  • Pronunciation: “ehl-ay-nuh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #49
  • Namesakes: Russian tennis player Elena Vesnina and Mexican author and journalist Elena Poniatowska 
  • Variants: Helene and Helena; also a form of the Greek girl name “Helen”

 

Minerva

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Elegant girl name that means “the mind” or “wisdom”
  • Pronunciation: “min-er-vah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Roman goddess of wisdom (the equivalent of the Greek goddess Athena) and American painter Minerva Josephine Chapman
  • Variants: Minnie (Disney name)

 

Princess

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Royal daughter,” “leader,” or “first”
  • Pronunciation: “prin-ses”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #970
  • Namesakes: American dancer and reality TV personality Princess Pilipina Love Norwood and celebrity kid (e.g., Princess Tiaamii Crystal Esther Andre, the daughter of Katie Price and Peter Andre)
  • Variants: Feminine version of “Prince

 

Shirley

 

  • Origin: Old English girl name
  • Meaning: “Bright and clear”
  • Pronunciation: “shir-lee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress, dancer, and singer Shirley Temple and R&B singer Shirley Brown
  • Variants: Shurley, Shelley, and Shirlee

 

Valentina

 

  • Origin: Latin and Roman girl name
  • Meaning: “Strength and health”
  • Pronunciation: “val-ehn-tee-nah”
  • Length: 9 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #56
  • Namesakes: Russian-American fashion designer Valentina Sanina-Schlee and American cinematographer Valentina Caniglia
  • Variants: Valiantsina, Valentinas, Valentyna, and Valentine

 

Female Dog Names With Beautiful Meanings

Alma

 

  • Origin: Latin, Hebrew, Filipino, Arabic, Spanish, and Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “Soul”
  • Pronunciation: “al-mah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #482
  • Namesakes: English singer Alma Angela Cohen Cogan and American film actress Alma Rubens
  • Variants: Almma and Almah 

 

Angelica

 

  • Origin: Latin and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Angelic”; angel name that means “messenger of God”
  • Pronunciation: “ayn-gel-ee-kah”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #655
  • Namesakes: British television and radio presenter Angellica Bell and Mexican film and telenovela actress Angélica Aragón
  • Variants: Angelika and Angelique

 

Brooklyn

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Beautiful brook”
  • Pronunciation: “brook-leen”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #72 (girls)
  • Namesakes: American actress Brooklyn Nelson and model and actress Brooklyn Decker
  • Variants: Brooklynn and Brooklynne

 

Cherie

 

  • Origin: English and French girl name
  • Pronunciation: “shuh-ree”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American novelist, actress, director, and playwright Cherie Bennett and Australian cricket player Cherie Bambury
  • Variants: Cherri, Cheri, and Cherrie

 

Divine

 

  • Origin: English and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Godlike” or “heavenly”
  • Pronunciation: “duh-vine”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+ 
  • Namesakes: American National Football League player Divine Deablo and Nigerian sprinter Divine Oduduru
  • Variants: Divina and Divona (Celtic girl name)

 

Gracie

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name 
  • Meaning: “Favor and blessing” 
  • Pronunciation: “gray-see”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #257
  • Namesakes: American singer-songwriter Gracie Abrams and Brazilian model Gracie Carvalho
  • Variants: Gracey and Gracia (Spanish girl name)

 

Isabella

 

  • Origin: Hebrew, Spanish, and Italian girl name
  • Meaning: Spiritual name that means “God is my oath,” “God is my abundance,” or “devoted to God”
  • Pronunciation: “ee-zuh-beh-luh”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #6
  • Namesakes: Colombian swimmer Isabella Arcila and American voice actress Isabella Cramp
  • Also a Disney name after the lovely girl Isabella Garcia-Shapiro, among the main characters in “Phineas and Ferb” series on Disney Channel
  • Variants: Isabel (Spanish girl name), Isabelle, Izabella, Isabele, Isobell, and Isobel (Hebrew)

 

Joy

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Virtue name that means “joyful,” “happiness,” or “great pleasure”
  • Pronunciation: “joy”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #467
  • Namesakes: Bengali cinema actor Joy Banerjee and American actress and comedian Joy Behar 
  • Variants: Joi and Joie

 

Luna

 

  • Origin: Spanish, Italian, and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Name that means “moon”
  • Pronunciation: “loo-nah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #10
  • Namesakes: An adorable witchy name after “Harry Potter” character Luna Lovegood or a goddess name after the Roman goddess of the moon
  • Variants: Selene (Greek goddess counterpart)

 

Norah

 

  • Meaning:  “Light,” “honor,” and “dignity”
  • Pronunciation: “noh-rah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #192
  • Namesakes: American singer Norah Jones and artistic gymnast Norah Flatley
  • Variants: Nora, Norra, and Norrah

 

Trixie

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Bringer of joy”
  • Pronunciation: “trix-see”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000
  • Namesakes: Australian soccer player and coach Trixie Tagg and Austrian figure skater Trixi Schuba
  • Variants: Trixi, Trixy, and Trix

 

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Amy 

 

  • Origin: Latin and French girl name
  • Meaning: 3 letter girl name and a name that means “love,” “beloved,” “well-loved,” or “to love”
  • Also a pet name for a special someone
  • Pronunciation: “ay-mee”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #205
  • Namesakes: American film director Amy Heckerling and actress Amy Acker
  • Variants: Amie, Ami, Aimee, Aime, and Eimy

 

Bebe

 

  • Origin: Persian, Latin, and French girl name
  • Meaning: “Lady of the house,” “delight,” “toy,” “foreign woman,” or “she who brings happiness”
  • Pronunciation: “beh-beh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American author, journalist, and teacher Bebe Moore Campbell and national rowing champion and former coach Bebe Bryans
  • Variants: Babe and Bebbe; also a short form of longer names that start with “B” (e.g., Barbara, Barbie, Beatrice, Bettina, etc.)

 

Dana

 

  • Origin: Persian and Arabic girl name
  • Pronunciation: “day-nah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer and musician Dana Andrews (a contestant on the “Rockstar: SupernovaTV show) and Canadian former field hockey player Dana Anderson
  • Variants: Danna, Dania, Dannah, Dayna, and Danaë

 

Glamour

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: Beautiful girl name that means “alluring,” “combination of charm and good looks,” or “attractive”
  • Pronunciation: “glam-uhr”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Glam

 

Goldie

 

  • Origin: Yiddish girl name
  • Meaning: “Gold” or “golden”
  • Pronunciation: “gol-dee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #813
  • Namesakes: American actress Goldie Hawn and British track and field athlete Goldie Sayers
  • Variants: Golda and Goldy

 

Gypsy

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Wanderer” or “to travel or roam from place to place”
  • Pronunciation: “jeep-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Gypsy Abbot
  • Also a cute girl name after the fictional character Gypsy, a butterfly in the animated movie “A Bug’s Life
  • Variants: None

 

Maxine

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Pronunciation: “mak-seen”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #614
  • Namesakes: British R&B and soul music singer Maxine Nightingale and American jazz vocalist/performer Maxine Sullivan (born Marietta Williams) 
  • Variants: Maxeen, Maxene, Maxena, and Max (androgynous name); also a feminine form of the Latin boy name “Maximilian”

 

Maya

 

  • Origin: Sanskrit, Hindu, Maori, Hebrew, and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Dream,” “illusion,” “bravery,” “courage,” “supernatural power,” “good mother,” or a name that means “water”
  • Pronunciation: “my-ah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #51
  • Namesakes: African-American author and poet Maya Angelou and American basketball player Maya Moore
  • Variants: Maia, Mayya, Mayyah, and Mayah

 

Tiffany

 

  • Origin: English and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: Spiritual name that means “manifestation of God,” “divine manifestation,” or “revelation of God”
  • Pronunciation: “tee-fah-nee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #935
  • Namesakes: American singer-songwriter and actress Tiffany Alvord and South African sprint canoeist Tiffany Kruger
  • Variants: Tifanie, Tifany, Tiffani, Tiffanie, Tiffeny, Tiffiny, and Tiff

 

Strong & Powerful Female Puppy & Dog Names

Alex

 

  • Origin: Greek nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Defender of humankind”
  • Pronunciation: “ahl-ex”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Alex Borstein and English actress Alex Kingston
  • Variants: Alexis, Alexa, Aleks, and Alexia; can be a short form of “Alexandra” or the Latin and Greek boy name “Alexander”

 

Aphrodite

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Risen from the sea” or “foam”
  • Pronunciation: “af-roo-dai-tee”
  • Length: 9 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Greek goddess of love who was born from seafoam in Greek mythology
  • Variants: Aphrodyte, Aphroditie, Afrodite, and Aphroditee; also the counterpart of the Roman goddess Venus

 

Artemis

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Twin of Apollo (Greek god of the sun)” or “butcher”
  • Pronunciation: “art-ehm-ees”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #904
  • Namesakes: Greek goddess of the wilderness, wild animals, the hunt, chastity, and the moon
  • Also the goddess of childbirth and protector of young girls
  • Variants: Artemisia and Artemesia; also the counterpart or equivalent of the Roman goddess Diana

 

Arya

 

  • Origin: Indian – Hindi and Sanskrit girl name
  • Meaning: “Goddess” or “noble” 
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #121
  • Namesakes: German doctor Arya Mitra Sharma and Indian Malayalam-language poet Arya Gopi
  • Also a badass girl name after Arya Stark, a fictional character in the series “Game of Thrones
  • Variants: Ariya, Arryah, and Aryah

 

Dani

 

  • Origin: Hebrew unisex name
  • Meaning: “God is my judge”
  • Pronunciation: “dayn-ee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #674 (girls)
  • Namesakes: American volleyball player Dani Drews and British actress Dani Harmer 
  • Variants: Daniy, Dany, Dania, and Danni; also a nickname for “Daniella” or the biblical boy name “Daniel”

 

Elvira

 

  • Origin: German girl name 
  • Meaning: “Truth”
  • Pronunciation: “ehl-vee-rah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American journalist and broadcast television anchor Maria Elvira Salazar and Indonesian beauty pageant titleholder Elvira Devinamira
  • Also the titular character in the movie “Elvira: Mistress of the Dark”
  • Variants: Elvire, Elvirra, Elvvira, Elveera, Elveerah, and Elvirah

 

Flora

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name 
  • Meaning: “Flower”
  • Pronunciation: “flaw-ruh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #726
  • Namesakes: Nature name after the Roman goddess of springtime and flowers
  • Variants: Fleur (French girl name), Fiore (Italian girl name), and Floortje (Dutch); also the equivalent of the Greek goddess Chloris

 

Freya

 

  • Origin: German, Old Norse, and Scandinavian girl name
  • Meaning: “Lady”
  • Pronunciation: “fray-uh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #129
  • Namesakes: Also a mythical name after the Norse goddess of magic, love, fertility, beauty, divination, war, and wealth
  • Variants: Freyja

 

Juno

 

  • Origin: Latin name
  • Meaning: “Queen of the heavens” or “youth”
  • Pronunciation: “joo-noo”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Roman queen of the gods, the patron goddess of Rome, and the protector of women and marriage
  • Variants: June, Juneau, and Juneaux

 

Olympia 

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “From Mount Olympus (home of the Greek gods)”
  • Pronunciation: “oh-leem-pee-yah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American writer, rocket scientist, and professional speaker Olympia LePoint and British fashion model Olympia Campbell
  • Variants: Olympe (French) and Olimpia (Italian)

 

Venus

 

  • Origin: Roman and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Name that means “love” or “desire”
  • Pronunciation: “vee-nuhs”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Roman goddess of love and beauty
  • Also after American professional basketball player and Olympian Venus Lacy
  • Variants: Also the counterpart of the Greek goddess Aphrodite

 

Badass & Warrior Girl Dog Names

Alanis

 

  • Origin: Gaelic and Hawaiian name for girls
  • Meaning: “Little rock,” “cheerful,” or “precious”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-lah-nees”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Canadian documentary filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin and Canadian-American singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette
  • Variants: Allanis; also a feminine variation of the Gaelic and Celtic boy name “Alan”

 

Amazon

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Tribe of independent, mighty women”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-mah-zon”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Amazone and Amazona (Filipino girl name)

 

Athena

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “From Athens”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-thee-nah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #78
  • Namesakes: Iranian-Swedish poet-playwright Athena Farrokhzad and Anglo-Greek musician Athena Andreadis
  • Also the Greek goddess of war and wisdom
  • Variants: Athina, Atena, and Atheena

 

Didi

 

  • Origin: English, German, and Hindi girl name
  • Meaning: “Warrior of the people,” “beloved,” or “older sister”
  • Pronunciation: “dee-dee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Didi Costine (real name Adriana Costine)
  • Variants: Dee Dee

 

Eleven

 

  • Origin: English girl  name
  • Meaning: “Number eleven”
  • Pronunciation: “el-eh-ven”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Powerful girl known as “Eleven” in the Netflix series “Stranger Things
  • Variants: None

 

Gaby

 

  • Origin: English and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Heroine of God”
  • Pronunciation: “gab-eeh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Filipina motorsports racing driver and model Gaby Dela Merced
  • Variants: Gabby; also a short form of “Gabrielle” or the biblical name “Gabriel”

 

Griselda

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Gray battle”
  • Pronunciation: “gree-zel-dah”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Argentine former long-distance runner Griselda González and fictional character Griselda Marchbanks in the “Harry Potter” series
  • Variants: Grisselda

 

Sasha

 

  • Origin: Slavic and Russian girl name
  • Meaning: “Defender” or “helper of mankind”
  • Pronunciation: “sah-sha”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #640
  • Namesakes: American actress Sasha Barrese and Russian-born American singer and songwriter Sasha Mikhailovna Antonova
  • Variants: Sassha; also a short form of Nastassia

 

Adorable & Cute Girl Dog Names

Adora

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name 
  • Meaning: “Beloved one,” “a gift,” “adored,” “worship,” “honor,” or “adore”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-doh-rah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: British-born Nigerian television presenter Adora Oleh and American writer Adora Svitak
  • Variants: Adorra and Addora

 

Ally

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Noble,” “stone,” or “harmony”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-lee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Ally Maki and Swedish figure skater Ally Lundström
  • Variants: Allie and Aly

 

Anita

 

  • Origin: Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: Name that means “grace”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-nee-tah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer-songwriter Anita Denise Baker and Norwegian singer Anita Auglend
  • Variants: Annita

 

Ariah

 

  • Origin: Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “Song” or “melody”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-ree-uh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #460
  • Namesakes: American singer Aria Crescendo and actress Aria Noelle Curzon 
  • Variants: Ariea, Aria, and Arriah

 

Baby

 

  • Origin: English androgynous name
  • Meaning: “Infant” or “little child”
  • Pronunciation: “bay-bee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None; also a pet name for a child or a loved one
  • Variants: None

 

Bianca

 

  • Origin: Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “White” or “fair”
  • Pronunciation: “bee-an-kuh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #426
  • Namesakes: American actress Bianca Lawson and French writer Bianca Lamblin

 

Bubblegum

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “A kind of chewing gum”
  • Pronunciation: “buh-buhl-guhm”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None; also a pet name
  • Variants: Gum

 

Bubbles

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Small spheres filled with gas or air”
  • Pronunciation: “buh-buhls”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Filipino actress Bubbles Paraiso (real name Pilar Angela D. Paraiso)
  • Variants: Bubble

 

Emerald

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Green gemstone”
  • Pronunciation: “ehm-mer-uhld”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #768
  • Namesakes: English actress and author Emerald Fennell and American beauty queen Emerald Zellers
  • Variants: Esmeralda (Spanish girl name)

 

Marie

 

  • Origin: Latin and French girl name
  • Meaning: “Star of the sea”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-ree”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #599
  • Namesakes: American actress-singer Marie Osmond and Danish pole vaulter Marie Rasmussen
  • Variants: Also spelled as “Maria” (Mexican girl name); another variation of the biblical girl name “Mary”

 

Sparkles

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Shine brightly,” “emanating a brilliant light,” or “sparkle”
  • Pronunciation: “spaar-klz”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After a cocker spaniel dog owned by Princess Liana in the “Barbie” movie series
  • Variants: Sparkle

 

Spot

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Small, roundish mark with a different texture or color”
  • Pronunciation: “spot”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Rare name for human babies, but it’s a popular name for spotted dogs such as Dalmatians
  • Variants: Speckle and Fleck

 

Sprinkles

 

  • Origin: English androgynous name
  • Meaning: Cute girl name for an adorable dog that means “small pieces of sweet, colorful confectionery”
  • Pronunciation: “spring-klz”
  • Length: 9 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Sprinkle

 

Sweetheart

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Term of endearment” or a pet name for a loved one
  • Pronunciation: “sweet-hart”
  • Length: 10 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a middle name for girls  (e.g., after celebrity kid Ruby Sweetheart Maguire, the daughter of American actor and film producer Tobey Maguire and jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer)
  • Variants: Other endearment terms such as “Honey” or “Love”

 

Fantasy Girl Dog Names

Aisling

 

  • Origin: Irish and Gaelic girl name
  • Meaning: “Vision” or “dream” 
  • Pronunciation: “ash-leen”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Aisling Sistrunk and a fantasy girl name after the “Elite: Dangerous” video game character, Empire Princess Aisling Duval
  • Variants: Aislinn, Ashlynn, Aislene, and Aislin

 

Anastasia

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “One who will be reborn” or “resurrection”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-nuh-stay-zee-uh”
  • Length: 9 letters, 5 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #164
  • Namesakes: Russian ice dancer Anastasia Skoptsova and American voice actress Anastasia Muñoz 
  • Also a badass girl name after the main character in the animated film “Anastasia,” Princess Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanov, based on the real-life Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna from Russia
  • Variants: Anastassia and Anastasiya

 

Ariel

 

  • Origin: Hebrew unisex name
  • Meaning: “Lion of God” or “victorious under God”
  • Originally a baby boy name but now also popular as a girl’s name
  • Pronunciation: “ayr-yel”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #237
  • Namesakes: Mermaid name after the titular character of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” (also a Disney princess name)
  • Variants: Ariella and Arielle 

 

Aurora

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Dawn”
  • Pronunciation: “uh-raw-ruh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #31
  • Namesakes: Roman goddess of the dawn and a Disney princess name for the titular character in “The Sleeping Beauty”
  • Variants: Avrora (Russian name) and Aurore

 

Belle

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Beautiful”
  • Pronunciation: “bell”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #977
  • Namesakes: Disney princess name for the protagonist in “Beauty and the Beast”
  • Other famous namesakes include American singer and actress Belle Baker (born Bella Becker) and actress Belle Bennett
  • Variants: Bella and Bel; also a nickname for longer “-belle” names, such as “Isabelle”

 

Cinderella

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Little ashes”
  • Pronunciation: “sin-der-ehl-uh”
  • Length: 10 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a Disney princess name for the main character of “Cinderella
  • Variants: None

 

Dora

 

  • Origin: Turkish and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: Earthy name that means “top of the mountain” or a spiritual name that means “God’s gift”
  • Pronunciation: “daw-rah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Argentine academic and politician Dora Barrancos and Cypriot beauty queen Dora Anastasiou
  • Variants: Dorra and Dorah; also a short form of “-Dora” names, such as “Theodora”

 

Dorothy

 

  • Origin: English and Greek girl name 
  • Meaning: “God’s gift”
  • Pronunciation: “dorr-uh-thee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #487
  • Namesakes: American writer Dorothy Allison and British singer-songwriter Dorothy “Dodie” Clark 
  • Variants: Dorothea and Dottie

 

Dory

 

  • Origin: French unisex name
  • Meaning: “Gift of God”
  • Pronunciation: “daw-ree
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: One of the protagonists in the animated film “Finding Nemo” and also the main star of the spin-off movie “Finding Dory
  • Variants: Dorree, Doree, and Deoree

 

Ginny

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Chaste” and “pure”
  • Pronunciation: “gee-nee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Witchy name for a character in the “Harry Potter” series who later becomes Harry’s wife
  • Variants: Ginnie, Jinnie, and Jinny

 

Hermione

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Messenger” or “earthly messenger”
  • Pronunciation: “her-mai-uh-nee”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Another witchy name for one of the smartest and most powerful characters in the “Harry Potter” series
  • Also after the early Christian martyr Hermione of Ephesus and British author, journalist, and cultural critic Hermione Hoby
  • Variants: Also a feminine form of the Greek god name “Hermes”

 

Jasmine

 

  • Origin: Persian girl name
  • Meaning: Girl plant name that also means “gift from God” or “fragrant flower”
  • Pronunciation: “jas-meen”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #178
  • Namesakes: Also a Disney princess name for the female protagonist in “Aladdin
  • Variants: Jasmin, Yasmin, Yasmine, and Jessamine

 

Juliet

 

  • Origin:  French, English, and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Child of Jove (Roman king of the gods),” “downy haired,” or “youthful”
  • Pronunciation: “joo-lee-et”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #293
  • Namesakes: The main character in the fictional Shakespearean tragedy “Romeo and Juliet”
  • Also after English actress Juliet Stevenson and British-American actress Juliet Mills 
  • Variants: Julieta and Juliette; can also be the feminine form of the Greek boy name “Julius”

 

Maleficent

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Doing evil or harm”
  • Pronunciation: “muh-leh-fee-sent”
  • Length: 10 letters, 4 syllables 
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Main antagonist and a powerful witch in “Sleeping Beauty” who’s depicted as an anti-hero (main character might be viewed as a villain but comes up as hero) in the “Maleficent” film series
  • Variants: Malleficent

 

Merida

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “One who has achieved a high honor”
  • Pronunciation: “meh-ree-dah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After the headstrong and badass Scottish princess in Disney’s “Brave
  • Variants: Meridah and Merrida

 

Mystique

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Air of mystery”
  • Pronunciation: “mis-teek”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Powerful fictional character and mutant shapeshifter in the “X-Men” series
  • Variants: Mystery

 

Nala

 

  • Origin: African and Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: Name that means “water” (water in the desert) or “first drink of water”
  • Can also mean “queen,” “lion,” or “successful”
  • Pronunciation: “nah-lah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #804
  • Namesakes: After the lioness who later becomes the queen (as Simba’s wife) in Disney’s “The Lion King
  • Also a celebrity kid name after Nala Wayans (American actor Keenan Ivory Wayans’ daughter)
  • Variants: Nahla, Nalah, and Nahlah

 

Pocahontas

 

  • Meaning: “Playful one”
  • Pronunciation: “pow-kah-haan-tuhs”
  • Length: 10 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After the princess in the Disney movie “Pocahontas” and a real-life chief’s daughter of the Powhatan people in history 
  • Variants: Poccahontas

 

Phoenix

 

  • Origin: Greek nonbinary name
  • Meaning: Mystical name after a powerful immortal bird that’s reborn from its ashes
  • Also a name that means “dark red” (name that means “red”)
  • Pronunciation: “fee-nix”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #317
  • Namesakes: Fictional girl name after the mutant Phoenix Force in the Marvel Comics Universe
  • Also a place name after a city in Arizona
  • Variants: Phoenicks, Phenix, Foenicks, and Foenix

 

Rapunzel

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Rampion” or “lamb’s lettuce”
  • Pronunciation: “rah-poo-zel”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Disney princess and fairy tale character with extremely long hair
  • Variants: Rapunsel

 

Sabrina

 

  • Origin: Latin, Celtic, English, and Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “From the border” or “legendary princess”
  • Pronunciation: “suh-bree-nah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #413
  • Namesakes: Titular character in the American TV series “Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  • Also after several American actresses such as Sabrina Le Beauf and singer-actress Sabrina Carpenter 
  • Variants: Sabrine

 

Snapdragon

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: Flower name meaning “dragon’s mouth”
  • Pronunciation: “snap-drah-gon”
  • Length: 10 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Unlikely to be used as a human baby name, but can be a cute name for your puppy
  • Variants: None

 

Tiana

 

  • Origin: Slavic and Russian girl name
  • Meaning: “Princess” or “fairy queen”
  • Pronunciation: “tee-yah-nah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #661
  • Namesakes: Main character in Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog” and also an official Disney princess
  • Variants: Tianna

 

Tinkerbell

 

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: “Fairy who speaks like a tinkling bell”
  • Pronunciation: “tink-er-bell”
  • Length: 10 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Popular Disney fairy and a character in “Peter Pan” and her own spin-off series under Disney Fairies
  • Variants: None

 

Wednesday

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Woden’s day (refers to the Norse god Odin)”
  • Pronunciation: “wenz-day”
  • Length: 9 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fantasy character in the “The Addams Family” and her own Netflix series “Wednesday
  • Also a celebrity kid name after Wednesday G. Grint, the daughter of Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley actor in the “Harry Potter” series) and Georgia Groome
  • Variants: Wednesday, Wednestay, Whenstay, and Whynstay

 

Witty & Hilarious Names For Your New Pup

Many of the names below are rarely used for human babies but are favorites or appropriate for pet dogs.

 

Bugget

 

  • Origin: American nonbinary name
  • Meaning: Invented name that means “little bug”
  • Pronunciation: “bug-et”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None 
  • Variants: Also a play on the name “Nugget”

 

Bunny

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Little rabbit” or “she who brings victory”
  • Also a bunny name for girls or a pet name for a loved one (human)
  • Pronunciation: “buh-nee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a nickname for humans (e.g., British antiques expert and television personality Bunny Campione, real name Carolyn Elizabeth Fisher)
  • Variants: Bunnie

 

Crookshanks

 

  • Origin: Gaelic and medieval Scottish nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Living on the banks of the Cruick River (a real river in North East Scotland)”
  • Pronunciation: “crook-shangks”
  • Length: 11 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After the orange cat owned by Hermione Granger in the “Harry Potter” series
  • Variants: Cruickshanks and Cruikshanks

 

Cruella

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Cruel” or “evil”
  • Pronunciation: “kroo-ell-uh”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After Cruella de Vil, the main villain in “The Hundred and One Dalmatians”
  • Variants: Cruelle

 

Drusilla

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Watered by the dew” or “fruitful”
  • Pronunciation: “droo-si-luh”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English actress Drusilla Wills and Australian novelist Drusilla Modjeska 
  • Also after one of the early Christians who visited the Apostle Paul in jail, together with her husband Felix, to hear him preach about the gospel (the teachings or good news of Jesus)
  • Variants: Drusila

 

Foxy

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Like a fox”
  • Pronunciation: “fak-ee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Trinidadian-American rapper Foxy Brown (the stage name of Inga DeCarlo Fung Marchand)
  • Variants: Foxxie, Foxie, and Foxxy

 

Minnie

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Intellect” or “of the mind” 
  • Pronunciation: “mee-nee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After “Minnie Mouse,” a favorite Disney character and the partner of Mickey Mouse
  • Variants: Minerva or Minny 

 

Nibbles

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “One who loves to nibble” or “taking small, cautious bites”
  • Pronunciation: “nee-blz”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After the fictional character Nibbles, an orphan mouse in the “Tom and Jerry” cartoon series
  • Variants: Nibble

 

Nippy

 

  • Origin: Anglo-Saxon and English androgynous name
  • Meaning: “One who loves to nip or bite”
  • Pronunciation: “nee-pee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Nip

 

Patches

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “One with patches or small spots”
  • Can also mean “rock” or “stone”
  • Pronunciation: “pat-chuhz”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a musical name for girls after the song title “Patches (Chairmen of the Board song),” a single by Clarence Carter and winner of the 1971 Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Song
  • Variants: Patch (nonbinary girl name)

 

Piggy

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Like a pig”
  • Pronunciation: “pee-gee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Miss Piggy, a character in “The Muppet Show
  • Variants: Piggo, Piggie, and Porky

 

Squat

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “A type of standing position with the knees bent”
  • Can also mean “thick and short”
  • Pronunciation: “skwat”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Squatty

 

Squirt

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “To spurt (usually something liquid or fluid)”
  • Can also be a funny nickname for a dog who loves to pee
  • Pronunciation: “skweert”
  • Length: 6 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Squirty

 

Tasty

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Yummy” or “delicious”
  • Pronunciation: “tay-stee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Tastee

 

Tricky

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Complicated” or “full of tricks”
  • Pronunciation: “tree-kee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Trickee

 

Trouble

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Difficulty,” “disturbance,” or “one who brings mischief”
  • Pronunciation: “truh-bl”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Problem

 

What Are Rare Names For A Girl Dog?

Amparo

 

  • Origin: Portuguese and Spanish unisex name
  • Meaning: “Shelter” or “refuge”
  • Pronunciation: “am-pah-roh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Spanish actress Amparo Baró and journalist, dramatist, and writer Amparo Alvajar
  • Variants: Amparro and Amparoh

 

Aquaria

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Of the water” (also a name that means “water”)
  • Pronunciation: “ah-kweh-ree-yah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American drag queen, performer, and Season 10 winner of “RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Variants: Aquariya

 

Ashley

 

  • Origin: OId English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Dweller near the ash tree meadow”
  • Pronunciation: “ash-lee”
  • Length:  6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #154
  • Namesakes: American actress and singer Ashley Michelle Tisdale and freestyle swimmer Ashley Whitney
  • Variants: Ashlee, Ashlei, and Ashleigh

 

Asia

 

  • Origin: Turkish and Arabic girl name
  • Pronunciation: “ay-sha”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Italian actress and filmmaker Asia Argento and American professional tennis player Asia Muhammad
  • Variants: Asya

 

Celia

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Girl space name that means “heavenly”
  • Can also mean “blind”
  • Pronunciation: “see-lee-yah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #866
  • Namesakes: American award-winning jewelry designer Celia Sebiri and Spanish field hockey player Celia Corres
  • Variants: Cecilia, Cecile, and Cellia

 

Celine

 

  • Origin: French, Roman, and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Heavenly” or a name that means “moon”
  • Pronunciation: “seh-leen”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #342
  • Namesakes: Canadian singer Céline Marie Claudette Dion (more famously known as “Celine Dion”) and Belgian-British actress Céline Buckens
  • Variants: Selene, Celline, and Celinna

 

Esperanza

 

  • Origin: Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: Hispanic name that means “expectation” or “hope” 
  • Pronunciation: “es-peh-ran-zah”
  • Length: 9 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Mexican poet Esperanza Zambrano and Spanish actress Esperanza Roy
  • Variants: Esperantia

 

Eva

 

  • Origin: Hebrew and Spanish girl name
  • Meaning:  Popular girl name that means “life” or “the living one”
  • Pronunciation: “eeh-vuh”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #108
  • Namesakes: American actress, producer, and director Eva Jacqueline Longoria (better known simply as Eva Longoria) and Swedish pop musician Eva Dahlgren
  • Variants: Eve and Evie

 

Marina 

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Mermaid name that means “from the sea”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-ree-nah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #646
  • Namesakes: English actress Marina Sirtis and American actress Marina Teresa Squerciati
  • Variants: Mariana and Maryna 

 

Mathilda

 

  • Origin: German and English girl name
  • Meaning: Warrior name that means “mighty in battle” or “strength in battle”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-theel-dah”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Italian model and aristocrat Mathilda Mélusine dei Principi Ruspoli and Swedish opera singer Mathilda Enequist
  • Variants: Matilda and Mathilde

 

Opal 

 

  • Origin: Sanskrit girl name
  • Meaning: “Gem” or “precious stone” 
  • Pronunciation: “ow-pal”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #525
  • Namesakes: American musician Stephanie Opal Weinstein and Canadian romance novelist Opal Carew 
  • Variants: None

 

Ophelia

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Aid” or “help” 
  • Pronunciation: “oh-fel-yah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #272
  • Namesakes: English actress Ophelia Lovibond and American author Ophelia Benson 
  • Variants: Ofelia, Ophella, and Opphelia

 

Creative & Unique Girl Dog Names

Chanel

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Canal” or “water pipe”
  • Pronunciation: “shuh-nel”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #939
  • Namesakes: American model Chanel Iman Robinson and South African Chanel Simmonds
  • Variants: Channel

 

Chrissy

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Follower of Christ”
  • Pronunciation: “kree-see”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American model and television personality Chrissy Teigen (real name Christine Diane Teigen) and fictional character Chrissy Collins in the TV series “That’s So Raven
  • Variants: Krissy, Chrissie, Chrissi, Chrissie, and Krissie; also a short form of “Christine” and “Christina”

 

Dottie

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Gift of God”
  • Pronunciation: “dah-tee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American country music singer Dottie West (the stage name of Dorothy Marie Marsh) and golfer Dottie Pepper
  • Variants: Dodie and Dotty 

 

Evonne

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: Nature name for girls that means “yew”
  • Pronunciation: “eeh-von”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Australian tennis player Evonne Fay Goolagong Cawley and Taiwanese pop singer Evonne Hsu 
  • Variants: Yvonne

 

Gigi

 

  • Origin: French and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Earth worker” or “farmer”
  • Pronunciation: “gee-gee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Puerto Rican former tennis player Gigi Fernández (real name Beatriz Fernández) and American film and television actress Gigi Perreau (real name Ghislaine Elizabeth Marie Thérèse Perreau-Saussine)
  • Variants: Jiji

 

Musical Girl Dog Names

Air Supply

 

  • Origin: English androgynous name
  • Meaning: “Supply of air”
  • Pronunciation: “ayr-soup-lie”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After the Air Supply, the soft rock duo from the 1970s
  • Variants: None

 

Allegra

 

  • Origin: Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “Cheerful,” “happy,” “lively,” or “brisk, lively musical tempo”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-leg-rah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: British-American author Allegra Huston and Italian-American heiress Allegra Versace 
  • Variants: Alegra and Alegria; also a feminine form of the Italian boy name “Allegro”

 

Aria

 

  • Origin: Latin and Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “Song,” “air,” “melody,” “lion,” or “noble”
  • Pronunciation: “aah-ree-yah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #23
  • Namesakes: American poet-writer Aria Aber and singer-actress Aria Johnson
  • Variants: Arria, Ariah, and Ariyah

 

Banjo

 

  • Origin: American and Aboriginal – Australian unisex name
  • Meaning: “String musical instrument”
  • Pronunciation: “ban-jow”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., English street dancer, actor, and choreographer Ashley Banjo)
  • Variants: Banjjo

 

Bethany

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “The house of song,” “the house of affliction,” “house of figs,” “desire for goodness,” or “house of happiness”
  • Pronunciation: “beth-uh-nee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #666
  • Namesakes: English stand-up comedian Bethany Black and American romance novel writer Bethany Campbell
  • Also a biblical place name after the town in the New Testament mentioned as the hometown of Lazarus (the dead man that Jesus resurrected)
  • Variants: Bethania

 

Cadence

 

  • Origin: English and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Rhythmic” or “flowing”
  • Pronunciation: “kay-denz”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #857
  • Namesakes: American figure skater and Winter Olympics player Cadence Parrish
  • Variants: Kadence

 

Calliope

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Beautiful voice”
  • Pronunciation: “kuh-lie-uh-pee”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #583
  • Namesakes: American actress Calliope “Callie” Thorne
  • Also after the Greek muse and goddess of eloquence and epic poetry
  • Variants: Kalliope

 

Carminia

 

  • Origin: Hebrew, Roman, and Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “Song,” “orchard,” “garden,” or “poem”
  • Pronunciation: “kar-meen-ee-yah”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Houston-based doctor for internal medicine Carminia Davidsohn
  • Variants: Carmine and Carmina

 

Cha-Cha

 

  • Origin: Swahili  – African and Cuban unisex name
  • Meaning: “Strong man” or “a type of ballroom dance”
  • Pronunciation: “cha-cha”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American rapper Cha Cha (real name Parris Fluellen) and Filipino actress Chacha Cañete
  • Variants: Also spelled as a one-word name, “Chacha”

 

Half-Note

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Half note in music (a note that’s played half the duration or count of a whole note)”
  • Pronunciation: “haf-nowt”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Harmony

 

  • Origin: English and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Blended” or “united”
  • Pronunciation: “har-moh-nee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #215
  • Namesakes: Mystical name after the vampire Harmony Kendall in the fictional TV series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and American actress Harmony Santana 
  • Variants: Harmonie

 

Jazz

 

  • Origin: American gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Style of music”
  • Pronunciation: “jazz”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress and dancer Jazz Raycole (real name Jazzmine Raycole Dillingham) and American YouTube personality, LGBT rights activist, and television personality Jazz Jennings
  • Variants: Jazzy

 

Jolene

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Pretty”
  • Pronunciation: “joh-leen”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #485
  • Namesakes: American actress Jolene Andersen and actress and model Jolene Blalock
  • Also a musical name after the fictional character in Dolly Parton’s popular hit song “Jolene
  • Variants: Jollene or Jolenne

 

Kimeyah

 

  • Origin: Native American girl name
  • Meaning: “Singing throat,” “magic,” “acolyte,” or “illusion”
  • Pronunciation: “kai-mee-yah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Kimeya and Kamiyah

 

Lala

 

  • Origin: Slavic girl name
  • Meaning: Flower name that means “tulip” or a humming sound used in music
  • Pronunciation: “lah-lah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Kosovan artist and photographer Lala Meredith-Vula and American actress and model Lala Sloatman
  • Variants: Lalla and Lalah

 

Lyra

 

  • Origin: Greek and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Lyre” (a musical instrument)
  • Pronunciation: “lie-ruh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #497
  • Namesakes: Northern Irish author and journalist Lyra McKee
  • Variants: Lyre, Lyrae, and Lyrae

 

Lyric

 

  • Origin: Greek unisex name
  • Meaning: “Lyre” (a musical instrument) or “verse and words of a song”
  • Pronunciation: “lee-rik”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #469
  • Namesakes: American writer-actress Lyric Anderson and actress Lyric Ross
  • Variants: Lyre and Lyrik

 

Melody

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Music” or “song”
  • Pronunciation: “meh-low-dee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank:  #109
  • Namesakes: Canadian-American actress and social worker Melody Anderson and American self-help author Melody Beattie
  • Variants: Melodie

 

Salsa

 

  • Origin: Latin and Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: “Name of a dance” or a nature name that means “willow tree”
  • Pronunciation: “sal-sah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Shira

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: Musical girl name that means “song,” “poetry,” or “singing”
  • Pronunciation: “shee-rah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American novelist and short story writer Shira Nayman and Israeli film editor and musical supervisor Shira Arad
  • Variants: Sheera and Sheerah

 

Viola

 

  • Origin: Latin and Italian girl name
  • Pronunciation: “vie-oh-lah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Viola Davis Tennon and English actress Viola Maud Compton
  • Variants: Violet

 

Zemira

 

  • Origin: Hebrew gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Song,” “joyous melody,” “vine,” or “palm”
  • Pronunciation: “zeh-mee-rah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Israeli scientist Zemira Mevarech
  • Variants: Zemirah

 

Favorite Names For Good Girl Dogs

Alice

 

  • Origin: German and French girl name
  • Meaning: “Exalted” or “noble” 
  • Pronunciation: “ahl-ees”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #64
  • Namesakes: American classicist and poet Alice Robinson Boise Wood and English fashion writer Alice Naylor-Leyland 
  • Also a magical name after Alice, the heroine of the novels “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and the sequel “Through the Looking-Glass” by Lewis Carroll
  • Variants: Alisha, Alisa, Alyce, Alissa, Alaïs, and Alicia

 

Angel

 

  • Origin: Greek and English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Messenger of God”
  • Pronunciation: “ayn-gel”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #521
  • Namesakes: American singer and songwriter Angel Faith and basketball player Angel McCoughtry
  • Variants: Angela, Angeli, and Angelique

 

Allie

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Harmony,” “stone,” “noble,” or “fair and handsome”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-lee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #472
  • Namesakes: Canadian ice dancer Allie Hann-McCurdy and American long-distance runner Allie Ostrander 
  • Variants: Ally, Alie, Aly, and Alli

 

Darling

 

  • Origin: Old English and Scottish girl name
  • Meaning: Pet name for a partner or baby that means “beloved one”
  • Pronunciation: “dar-luhng”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., American country music singer-songwriter  Helen Darling and actress Jennifer Darling)
  • Variants: Darlene

 

Celebrity & Human-Inspired Female Dog Names

Amal

 

  • Origin: Hebrew and Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: “Laborer” or “hope”
  • Pronunciation: “ahm-ahl”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After Lebanese-British lawyer Amal Clooney, the wife of actor George Clooney
  • Variants: Ammal and Amahl

 

Arianna

 

  • Origin: Greek and Italian name
  • Meaning: “Most holy”
  • Pronunciation: “arr-eeh-uh-nah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #175
  • Namesakes/Variants: Also spelled as “Ariana” after American singer Ariana Grande

 

Audrey

 

  • Origin: Anglo-Norman and English girl name
  • Meaning: “God is my witness” or “noble strength” 
  • Pronunciation: “aw-dree”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #67
  • Namesakes: British actress Audrey Hepburn and American operatic soprano Audrey Luna
  • Variants: Audree, Audrea, and Audre

 

Camila

 

  • Origin: Portuguese and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Popular girl name that means “religious attendant”
  • Pronunciation: “kam-eeh-lah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #12
  • Namesakes: After Cuban-American singer-songwriter Camila Cabello
  • Variants: Camille and Camilla

 

Cardi

 

  • Origin: Greek nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Heart”
  • Pronunciation: “kar-dee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After American rapper Cardi B (real name Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar Cephus)
  • Variants: Cardee and Kardi

 

Carrie

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Free man”
  • Pronunciation: “kah-ree”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After American country music singer Carrie Underwood and British theater director Carrie Cracknell
  • Variants: Karrie and Carey

 

Cher

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: Pet name for girls meaning “beloved”
  • Pronunciation: “shehr”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After Cher (full name Cherilyn Sarkisian), dubbed as the “goddess of pop”
  • Variants: Chere and Cheri

 

Demi

 

  • Origin: Greek, English, and French girl name
  • Meaning: “Small” or “half”
  • Pronunciation: “dem-eeh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #400
  • Namesakes: After American actress Demi Moore and singer Demi Lovato
  • Variants: Also a short form of “Demetria” (which means “follower of Demeter, the Greek goddess of harvest”)

 

Dolly

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Gift of God” or “a vision”
  • Pronunciation: “daa-lee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After American country musician and music legend Dolly Parton 
  • Variants: Dolley and Doll

 

Halle

 

  • Origin: Scandinavian, Norse, and Norwegian gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Army ruler” or “heroine”
  • Pronunciation: “hal-ee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #708
  • Namesakes: American actresses Halle Bailey and Halle Berry
  • Variants: Hailey and Hallie

 

Helena

 

  • Origin: Spanish and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Bright and shining light”
  • Pronunciation: “heh-leh-nah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #473
  • Namesakes: English actress Helena Bonham Carter and Swedish-American actress Helena Mattsson
  • Variants: Elena, Helene, and Helen

 

Liv

 

  • Meaning: “Life” or “shelter”
  • Pronunciation: “leev”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #728
  • Namesakes: After American actress Liv Tyler, the daughter of musician Steven Tyler 
  • Variants: Livy; also a short form of “-liv-” names such as “Olivia” and “Olive”

 

Madonna

 

  • Origin: Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “My lady”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-doh-nah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After American singer-songwriter Madonna (full name Madonna Louise Ciccone), dubbed the “Material Girl”
  • Variants: Madonnah and Madona

 

Mariah

 

  • Origin: English, Hebrew, and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Wished for,” “God is my teacher,” “the Lord is my teacher,” and “the wind”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-rah-yah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #345
  • Namesakes: American record producer and singer-songwriter Mariah Carey
  • Variants: Meriah and Mariyah

 

Miley

 

  • Origin: Latin, Slavic, and American girl name
  • Meaning: “Gracious,” “dear,” or “pleasant”
  • Pronunciation: “mai-lee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #704
  • Namesakes: After American singer-songwriter Miley Cyrus
  • Variants: Mileigh, Mylee, Milee, Myleigh, and Mylie

 

Rihanna

 

  • Meaning: “Great queen” and “sweet basil”
  • Pronunciation: “ree-yah-nuh”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After Barbadian actress and singer Rihanna (real name Robyn Rihanna Fenty)
  • Variants: Rihana, Riyannah, and Rihanah

 

Shakira

 

  • Origin: Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: “Grateful” or “thankful”
  • Pronunciation: “shuh-kee-rah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After Colombian singer Shakira (full name Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll)
  • Variants: Shakirah, Shakeera, and Sakira

 

Serena

 

  • Origin: Roman, Italian, and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Serene,” “calm,” or “tranquil”
  • Pronunciation: “see-ree-nah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #386
  • Namesakes: American tennis player Serena Williams and Canadian singer-songwriter Serena Ryder
  • Variants: Serinna, Serina, and Syrena

 

Girl Dog Names From Movie Characters & Pop Culture

Buffy

 

  • Origin: British girl name
  • Meaning: “God is my oath”
  • Pronunciation: “buh-fee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After the titular character in the TV series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”
  • Also after Canadian-American singer-songwriter, artist, and musician Buffy Sainte-Marie
  • Variants: Buffie

 

Lady

 

  • Origin: Old English girl name
  • Meaning: “Noblewoman” or “female head of the household”
  • Pronunciation: “lay-dee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After the main character, a female American Cocker Spaniel, in the animated movie “Lady and the Tramp
  • Variants: Lassie and Ladie

 

Skye

 

  • Origin: Old Norse, English, and Scottish gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Sky,” “island of clouds,” or “blue atmosphere”
  • Pronunciation: “sky”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After the fictional character and female Cockapoo (a crossbreed dog bred from a Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle) in the animated series “PAW Patrol”
  • Also after African-American actress-singer Skye Townsend and American gymnast Skye Blakely
  • Variants: Skai and Sky 

 

Toto

 

  • Origin: Greek and Albanian unisex name
  • Meaning: “Priest” or “honor”
  • Pronunciation: “tow-tow”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After Dorothy’s canine best friend in “The Wizard of Oz
  • Variants: Totto

 

Food-Inspired Girl Dog Names

Most of the names below are rarely used as first names for humans but are fairly common as dog names or as a pet name for girls.

 

Almond

 

  • Origin: English, German, and Anglo-Saxon unisex name
  • Meaning: “A kind of nut”
  • Also means “noble protection” or “of Almund”
  • Pronunciation: “ahl-muhnd”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Almund

 

Apple

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “A kind of fruit”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-pl”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid Apple Martin, the daughter of English singer, songwriter, and musician Chris Martin and American actress Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Variants: None

 

Apricot

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Precocious,” “educational circle,” “early-ripening,” or “a kind of fruit”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-pree-cot”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Bacon

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “A kind of food made from pork belly”
  • Pronunciation: “bay-con”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., American film actress Sosie Bacon and artist-author Peggy Bacon)
  • Variants: Bacun, Bachun, and Bakun

 

Bean

 

  • Origin: Middle English unisex name
  • Meaning: Nature name after a plant
  • Pronunciation: “been”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., American stage actress, singer, and songwriter Shoshana Bean and British installation and performance artist Anne Bean)
  • Variants: Beanie and Beannie

 

Biscuit

 

  • Origin: Latin and French unisex name
  • Meaning: “Twice-cooked bread” or a “dry, baked food item”
  • Pronunciation: “biz-kit”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Biscuits

 

Blueberry

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “A kind of berry with bluish purple fruits”
  • Pronunciation: “blu-beh-ree”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Butternut

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “White walnut”
  • Pronunciation: “but-ehr-nut”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Butterscotch

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Buttery brittle toffee”
  • Pronunciation: “buh-ter-skaach”
  • Length: 12 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Candy

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Sweet, sugary treat”
  • Pronunciation: “kan-dee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American former tennis player Candy Reynolds and Taiwanese singer-songwriter Candy Hsu
  • Variants: Kandee

 

Caramel

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Orange-brown confectionery product”
  • Pronunciation: “kah-rah-mel”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Cherry

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Sweet, cherry fruit”
  • Pronunciation: “cheh-ree”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: British fashion model and agent Cherry Marshall and American actress Cherry Jones
  • Variants: Cerise and Cerisse

 

Chili

 

  • Origin: American gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Hot and spicy fruit”
  • Pronunciation: “chee-lee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid Chili Evans, the daughter of Australian celebrity chef Peter Evans
  • Variants: Chilli

 

Chip

 

  • Origin: English androgynous name
  • Meaning: “Small, thin, and usually flat piece,” “tiny piece that broke off from a bigger object,” or “a crisp, flat food”
  • Pronunciation: “chip”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: None

 

Choco

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Chocolate food or color”
  • Pronunciation: “cho-koh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Coco

 

Chocolate

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Sweet or bittersweet food item made from cocoa beans”
  • Pronunciation: “cho-koh-layt”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Cinnamon

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Spice name”
  • Pronunciation: “see-nuh-muhn”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: New Zealander former association football player Cinnamon June Chaney and American reality show (“Endurance”) personality Cinnamon Aldridge 
  • Variants: None

 

Coco

 

  • Origin: Greek, French, and American unisex name
  • Meaning: “Cocoa,” “chocolate bean,” or “the celebrated one”
  • Pronunciation: “koh-koh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American tennis player Coco Gauff and pop singer Coco Jones
  • Variants: Koko, Cocco, and Cocoa

 

Coconut

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Tall plant from the palm tree family”
  • Pronunciation: “kow-kow-nut”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Cola

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Soda,” “softdrink,” “carbonated drink,” or “victory of the people” (as a short form of “Nicola”)
  • Pronunciation: “kow-lah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American author and club woman Cola Barr Craig
  • Also a last name (e.g., Chinese-born American comedian and actress Sherry Cola and Italian racing driver Andrea Cola)
  • Variants: Colla; also a short form of longer names such as “Nicole” and “Nicola”

 

Cookie

 

  • Origin: English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Sweet biscuit”
  • Pronunciation: “koo-kee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress and writer Cookie Mueller (real name Dorothy Karen Mueller)
  • Variants: None

 

Cupcake

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “A small, one-serve cake usually baked in its own cup”
  • Also a pet name for girls or a term of endearment for little children
  • Pronunciation: “cup-kayk”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American motivational speaker and author Cupcake Brown
  • Variants: None

 

Hershey

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Chocolate brand”
  • Pronunciation: “hur-shee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., American conservationist and environmentalist Therese Tartlon Hershey and actress Barbara Hershey)
  • Variants: None

 

Jellybean

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Small bean-shaped sugar candies that have thick gel interiors and soft candy shells”
  • Pronunciation: “jeh-lee-been”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American YouTuber JellyBean (also known as Issa, Bean, or BeanNotHere)
  • Variants: Jelly Bean

 

Kibbles

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Popular dog food brand”
  • Pronunciation: “kee-blz”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Kibble

 

Lollipop

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Hard, round sugar candy mounted on a stick”
  • Pronunciation: “laa-lee-pop”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Lolly

 

Mango

 

  • Origin: English and Spanish gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Tropical fruit”
  • Pronunciation: “mang-gow”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Manggo

 

Marshmallow

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Fluffy, sugary treat” or a nature name after a plant that grows in the marshes
  • Can be an ideal name for a fluffy, white dog
  • Pronunciation: “maarsh-mah-low”
  • Length: 11 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Marshmello

 

Melon

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “A species of sweet gourd”
  • Pronunciation: “meh-luhn”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also after an online game called “Melon Playground
  • Variants: Mellon

 

Mocha

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Chocolate-flavored coffee”
  • Pronunciation: “mow-kuh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Philippine performer and blogger Mocha Uson or simply Mocha (stage name of Margaux Justiniano Uson)
  • Variants: None

 

Muffin

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Individually portioned baked product with a thicker, denser texture than a cupcake”
  • Pronunciation: “muh-feen”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid Diva Thin Muffin Zappa, the daughter of American musician and composer Frank Zappa
  • Variants: Muffins

 

Noodles

 

  • Origin: English androgynous name
  • Meaning: “Thin strings of food made from unleavened dough”
  • Pronunciation: “noo-dlz”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Noodle

 

Oreo

 

  • Origin: English androgynous name
  • Meaning: “Brand of chocolate cookies with white cream filling”
  • Pronunciation: “aw-ree-oh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Peaches

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Persian apple”
  • Pronunciation: “pee-chuhz”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English columnist, TV personality, and model Peaches Honeyblossom Geldof (also a celebrity kid as the daughter of Irish musician Bob Geldof and English TV presenter Paula Yates)
  • Variants: Peach

 

Peanut

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “A type of groundnut”
  • Pronunciation: “pee-nut”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: None

 

Peanut Butter

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Butter made from peanuts”
  • Pronunciation: “pee-nut-buh-ter”
  • Length: 12 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Pickles

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Type of preserved food using vinegar or brine (salt solution)”
  • Pronunciation: “pee-klz”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Pickle

 

Porkchop

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Pork dish from a loin cut”
  • Pronunciation: “pork-chop”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Skittles

 

  • Origin: American unisex name
  • Meaning: “Multicolored fruit-flavored, soft lentil-shaped candies”
  • Pronunciation: “skee-tlz”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Snickers

 

  • Origin: American unisex name
  • Meaning: “Brand of chocolate bar that has nougat topped with peanuts and caramel”
  • Pronunciation: “snee-krz”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Strawberry

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Small, juicy red or pinkish fruit”
  • Pronunciation: “straa-beh-ree”
  • Length: 10 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Sugar

 

  • Origin: Old French and Middle English girl name
  • Meaning: “Sweet compound or carbohydrate”
  • Also a pet name for a loved one or any sweet person
  • Pronunciation: “shoo-gar”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling professional wrestler Sugar
  • Also a last name (e.g., American animator, composer, and director Rebecca Sugar)
  • Variants: None

 

Truffles

 

  • Origin: American and English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Chocolate confectionery that has a chocolate ganache center and a coat of cocoa powder, chopped nuts, and/or coconut”
  • Pronunciation: “truh-flz”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Nature-Themed Girl Dog Names

Autumn

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Season of harvest” or “fall season”
  • Pronunciation: “aw-tuhm”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #71
  • Namesakes: American singer-songwriter Autumn Rowe and Canadian ice hockey player Autumn Mills 
  • Variants: None

 

Blair

 

  • Origin: Scottish and Gaelic gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Field,” “plain,” “battlefield,” or “meadow”
  • Pronunciation: “blayr”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #282
  • Namesakes: American beauty queen Blair Chenoweth and theater, TV, and film actress Bonnie Blair Brown
  • Variants: Blayre, Blare, and Blayr

 

Cascade

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Waterfall” or “to fall”
  • Pronunciation: “kas-kayd”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English actress Cascade Brown
  • Also a place name after the city of Cascade in Iowa
  • Variants: Kascade

 

Harlow

 

  • Origin: English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Army hill” or “rock hill” 
  • Pronunciation: “haar-low”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #261
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., American journalist Poppy Harlow and actress Jean Harlow)
  • Also a place name after several cities and towns, such as the town of Harlow in North Dakota and Essex, England
  • Variants: Harlowe

 

Ireland

 

  • Origin: Irish gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Fertile land” or “land of abundance” 
  • Pronunciation: “eye-ur-land”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid after Ireland Eliesse Basinger Baldwin (daughter of Hollywood couple Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger)
  • Also a last name (e.g., American actress and author Kathy Ireland)
  • Variants: None

 

Rain

 

  • Origin: British unisex name
  • Meaning: Hippie name that means “abundant blessing from above” or “weather phenomenon” 
  • Pronunciation: “rayn”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress, musician, and singer Rain Phoenix and actress-comedian Rain Pryor
  • Variants: None

 

Summer

 

  • Origin: British gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Summer” (season name)
  • Pronunciation: “suh-mer”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #153
  • Namesakes: American model and actress Summer Danielle Altice and English actress Summer Peta Vaigncourt-Strallen
  • Variants: None

 

Plant & Animal-inspired Baby Girl Names

Aspen

 

  • Origin: Old English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Aspen tree” or “the quaking tree” 
  • Pronunciation: “as-pen”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #196 
  • Namesakes: American mixed martial artist Aspen Ladd and American pop singer and Broadway actress Aspen Vincent 
  • Variants: None

 

Briar

 

  • Origin: British unisex name
  • Meaning: “Thorny bush of wild roses” or “brambles” 
  • Pronunciation: “brai-ur”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #533
  • Namesakes: Disney princess name after Briar Rose, Princess Aurora’s alternate name in Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty
  • Also after Canadian actress and dancer Briar Anne Nolet
  • Variants: Briyer, Breyer, Bryer, and Brier

 

Fleur

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Flower”
  • Pronunciation: “fleur”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: British television actress Fleur Bennett and New Zealander teenage fiction writer Fleur Beale 
  • Also a lovely witchy name after Fleur Delacour, a fictional character in “Harry Potter” 
  • Variants: Flor and Fflur 

 

Hyacinth

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: Color name that means “purple” or “the blue larkspur flower” 
  • Pronunciation: “hai-uh-sinth”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Sri Lankan Sinhala actress Hyacinth Wijeratne and Jamaican former sprinter Hyacinth Walters 
  • Also a magical name after Hyacinth Hippo, a fictional character from the Disney movie “Fantasia
  • Variants: Jacinta (Spanish girl name) and Hyacinthe

 

Ilana

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: Girl plant name that means “tree” or “bright light” (name that means “light”)
  • Pronunciation: “eel-uh-nah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Brazilian writer Ilana Casoy and Israeli tennis player Ilana Bergera
  • Variants: Illana, Ilanah, Ilane, and Ilania

 

Raven

 

  • Origin: Old English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Black bird,” “wise,” or “dark-haired”
  • Pronunciation: “ray-ven”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #409
  • Namesakes: American actress Raven Shamira Goodwin 
  • Also a mystical name after Raven Darkholme, the real name of Mystique (one of the mutant heroines in the “X-Men” series)
  • Variants: Rayven

 

Willow

 

  • Origin: Old English girl name
  • Meaning: “Willow tree” or “freedom”
  • Pronunciation: “wil-ow”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #37
  • Namesakes: American fashion model Willow Hand and model-journalist Willow Bay 
  • Variants: Willo, Willoh, Wyllow, and Wilow

 

Wolfe

 

  • Origin: German androgynous name
  • Meaning: “Wolf”
  • Pronunciation: “wuulf”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Wulf, Wolff, and Woolf

 

Wren

 

  • Origin: British gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Small songbird”
  • Pronunciation: “ren”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #184
  • Namesakes: Wren Natsworthy, a fictional character in Philip Reeve’s “Mortal Engines Quartet
  • Variants: Wrenna (Old English)

 

Earthy Baby Girl Names

Eden

 

  • Origin: Hebrew gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Place of pleasure or delight” or “haven”
  • Pronunciation: “eeh-dn”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #117
  • Namesakes: Indian film actress Eden Kuriakose and American TV actress Eden Sher
  • Variants: Edyn, Edden, and Edena

 

Isla

 

  • Origin: Spanish and Scottish girl name
  • Meaning: “Bright as the sun” or “island”
  • Pronunciation: “ees-lah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #36
  • Namesakes: English actress and singer Isla Blair and Australian actress Isla Fisher 
  • Variants: Ile, Ila, and Island

 

Leigh

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Delicate,” “weary,” or “meadow or pasture”
  • Pronunciation: “lay”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Australian author and journalist Leigh Sales and American dancer and actress Leigh Ann Orsi 
  • Variants: Lee, Legh, Leghe, Ley, Lea, and Leyie

 

Rae

 

  • Origin: Hebrew unisex name
  • Meaning: “Ewe (female sheep)”
  • Pronunciation: “ray”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American poet Rae Armantrout and Canadian actress Rae Dawn Chong 
  • Variants: Raye and Ray; can also be a short form of “Rachel” and similar names

 

Terra

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Earth”
  • Pronunciation: “teh-rah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Canadian broadcaster, jazz musician, and actress Terra Hazelton and American musician and singer-songwriter Terra Naomi
  • Also after the Roman goddess of the Earth (the equivalent of the Greek goddess Gaia)
  • Variants: Terrah

 

Sky & Space Themed Baby Girl Names

Nova

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “New” or “a star that suddenly bursts into brightness, but returns to its original state” 
  • Pronunciation: “noh-vuh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #32
  • Namesakes: British movie and stage actress Nova Pilbeam and American author Nova Ren Suma
  • Variants: Novah, Novvah, and Noova 

 

Soleil

 

  • Origin: French nonbinary name
  • Meaning: Name that means “sun”
  • Pronunciation: “sow-lay”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #990
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid after Cypress Soleil Lee (American rapper Solé’s daughter) and actress Soleil Moon Frye
  • Variants: Solae, Sole, Solay, Soleia, and Soleile 

 

Zion

 

  • Origin: Hebrew nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Heaven on earth” or “highest point” 
  • Pronunciation: “zye-un”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress and model Zión Moreno
  • Variants: Ziyon

 

More Nature Names For Girls

Bear

 

  • Origin: German androgynous name
  • Meaning: “Strong and brave bear”
  • Pronunciation: “bayr”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: None

 

Berry

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Amall, pulpy, and usually edible fruit”
  • Pronunciation: “beh-ree”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American photographer, actress, and model Berry Berenson (real name Berinthia Berenson-Perkins) and Zimbabwean artist Berry Bickle
  • Also an anime girl name after Berry Shirayuki, a fictional character in “Tokyo Mew Mew
  • Variants: Berri

 

Bloom

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Flower” or “the act of blossoming into a flower”
  • Pronunciation: “bloom”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., American fashion model, transgender activist, and dancer Leyna Bloom and French actress Lily Bloom)
  • Variants: Blossom

 

Cloud

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Nebula” or “visible vapor”
  • Pronunciation: “klowd”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Clouds

 

Clover

 

  • Origin: Old English girl name
  • Meaning: “Meadow flower”
  • Pronunciation: “klow-ver”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #755
  • Namesakes: Australian women’s field hockey Olympian Clover Maitland and British cyclist Clover Murray 
  • Also a badass girl name after one of the main characters in the “Totally Spies” animated series 
  • Variants: Klover and Cleevor

 

Coral

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Sea growth”
  • Pronunciation: “kaw-ruhl”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American former reality TV personality  Coral Smith and English actress Coral Amiga
  • Also a mermaid name
  • Variants: Coraline and Coralie

 

Cotton

 

  • Origin: Anglo-Saxon and Old English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Soft, fluffy plant fiber”
  • Also a name for girl bunnies
  • Pronunciation: “kaa-tn”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., English television presenter and radio 1 DJ Fearne Cotton and Canadian judoka Amy Cotton)
  • Variants: None

 

Crystal

 

  • Origin: English and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Clear” or “ice” 
  • Pronunciation: “kris-tahl”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: African-American stage actress Crystal Lucas-Perry and American film actress Crystal Allen 
  • Variants: Krystal, Krystle, Kristel, Kristol, Kristal, and Cristal

 

Dove

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Pigeon”
  • Pronunciation: “duv”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress and singer Dove Cameron (real name Chloe Hosterman)
  • Variants: Dovey

 

Garnet

 

  • Origin: Middle English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Dark red gemstone” or “seed-like”
  • Pronunciation: “gaar-nuht”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Garnett

 

Gem

 

  • Origin: Latin and English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Precious stone” or “gemstone”
  • Pronunciation: “jem”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Gemma

 

Ginger

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: Girl plant name that means “ginger root or rhizome”
  • Pronunciation: “jin-jeer”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American model, actress, and stunt woman Ginger Stanley and tennis player Ginger Helgeson-Nielsen 
  • Variants: None

 

Jade

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Precious stone”
  • Pronunciation: “jayd”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #88
  • Namesakes: American model Jade Cole and British fashion designer Jade Holland Cooper 
  • Variants: Jayd, Jhayd, Jaid, Jada, Jad, and Jayda

 

Ladybug

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Tiny beetle with red wings that have black spots”
  • Pronunciation: “lay-dee-bug”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Cute girl name after one of the main characters in “Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir” animated series
  • Variants: Lady Bug

 

Moonstone

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Gemstone with a moonlight-like sheen”
  • Pronunciation: “moon-stown”
  • Length: 9 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Badass girl name after Moonstone (also known as Meteorite and Ms. Marvel; real name Dr. Karla Sofen), a fictional character in Marvel comics (she first appeared in “Captain America”)
  • Variants: None

 

Moose

 

  • Origin: Native American unisex name
  • Meaning: “Largest species in the deer family”
  • Pronunciation: “mooz”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., French actress Barbara Moose)
  • Variants: None

 

Olive

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Olive tree”
  • Pronunciation: “oh-leev”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #158
  • Namesakes: American football player Olive Sagapolu and artist Olive Madora Ayhens
  • Variants: Olyvia, Olivia, and Olivie

 

Onyx

 

  • Origin: Greek nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Nail,” “shiny, black gemstone,” or “claw”
  • Pronunciation: “oh-niks”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Onix

 

Pearl

 

  • Origin: English and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Pearl (a gemstone from the sea)” or “precious”
  • Pronunciation: “purl”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #756
  • Namesakes: American topiary artist Pearl Fryar and singer and actress Pearl Bailey
  • Variants: Pearlie, Pearla, and Pearle 

 

Pepper

 

  • Origin: Latin gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Hot, edible spice”
  • Pronunciation: “peh-pr”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American musician and singer-songwriter Pepper MaShay and Hong Kong-born American romance novelist Pepper Winters
  • Also a fantasy girl name after Pepper Potts, Iron Man Tony Stark’s assistant-turned-lover in the “Iron Man” series and Marvel Comics universe
  • Variants: None

 

Potato

 

  • Origin: American nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Starchy root vegetable”
  • Pronunciation: “poh-tay-toh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Mrs. Potato Head in the “Toy Story” franchise
  • Variants: None

 

Pumpkin

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Winter squash often with orange skin”
  • Pronunciation: “pump-kin”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Rainbow

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Optical phenomenon that shows a bow of different colors in the sky”
  • Pronunciation: “rayn-bow”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., Australian-based former theater, TV, and voice artist Lynn Rainbow; full name Lynn Carol Rainbow-Reid AM)
  • Variants: None

 

River

 

  • Origin: English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Flowing body of water”
  • Pronunciation: “ree-ver”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid after Adira River Ohanian (the daughter of American former tennis player Serena Williams)
  • Variants: Rio and Rivier

 

Robin

 

  • Origin: English and German unisex name
  • Meaning: “Migratory bird from the true thrush genus” or “bright, shining, and famous”
  • Pronunciation: “raa-bn”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #861
  • Namesakes: American actress and strongwoman Robin Coleman and Irish-American actress Robin Tunney
  • Variants: Robbin, Robine, Robyn, Robyne, Robbyn, Robene, and Robynne

 

Rosemary

 

  • Origin: Latin and English girl name
  • Meaning: Herb name or “dew of the sea”
  • Pronunciation: “rowz-meh-ree”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #367
  • Namesakes: American writer and radio show host Rosemary Ellen Guiley and sculptor Rosemary Cove
  • Variants: Rose Mary and Rosemarie

 

Ruby

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: A name that means “red” or “precious red stone”
  • Pronunciation: “roo-bee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #62
  • Namesakes: English actress Ruby Ashbourne Serkis and American actress and singer Ruby Modine 
  • Variants: Rubey, Rubie, Rubee, and Rubi

 

Sahara

 

  • Origin: Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: “Desert”
  • Pronunciation: “suh-heh-ruh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress, screenwriter, and inventor Sahara Lotti and singer and songwriter Sahara Smith
  • Variants: Saharah, Saharra, and Sahra

 

Sapphire

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Blue gem”
  • Pronunciation: “saff-ayr”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #910
  • Namesakes: English actress Sapphire Elia
  • Also a magical name after Sapphire Trollzawa, one of the characters in the animated series “Trollz
  • Variants: Sapphira

 

Sienna

 

  • Origin: Italian and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Orange-red color” or “reddish brown”
  • Pronunciation: “see-eh-nah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #135
  • Namesakes: English-American actress and model Sienna Miller and British actress Sienna Guillory
  • Variants: Siena and Senna 

 

Snowball

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Ball of snow” or “snow‐white patch of hair”
  • Pronunciation: “snow-baal”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Snow Ball

 

Snowflake

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Feathery ice crystal” or “born in the cloud”
  • Pronunciation: “snow-flayk”
  • Length: 9 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Snow Flake

 

Sunny

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Sunshine” or a name that means “sun”
  • Can also be a nickname or pet name for someone or an animal with a cheerful disposition
  • Pronunciation: “suh-nee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #552
  • Namesakes: American actress and model Sunny Mabrey and Canadian fashion designer Sunny Fong
  • Variants: Sunnie

 

Sunrise

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Rise of the sun,” “dawn,” or “start of a new day”
  • Pronunciation: “sun-rize”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Sunrise Adams
  • Variants: None

 

Sunshine

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Shining sun”
  • Pronunciation: “sun-shine”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer and songwriter Sunshine Anderson and singer Sunshine Becker 
  • Variants: None

 

Tangerine

 

  • Origin: British unisex name
  • Meaning: “Variety of mandarin orange”
  • Pronunciation: “tan-jr-een”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: None

 

Tiger

 

  • Origin: American unisex name
  • Meaning: “Powerful cat”
  • An ideal name for a striped dog
  • Pronunciation: “tai-gr”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Tyger

 

Flower-Themed Girl Dog Names

Blossom

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Flower-like,” “to flourish,” or “thrive”
  • Pronunciation: “blos-uhm”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American jazz singer and pianist Blossom Dearie and actress Blossom Rock (real name Edith Marie Blossom MacDonald)
  • Variants: Bloom

 

Dahlia

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Dahl’s flower” (it was named after Anders Dahl, a Swedish botanist)
  • Pronunciation: dahl-ee-yah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #280
  • Namesakes: American journalist Dahlia Lithwick and actress Dahlia Salem
  • Variants: Dalia and Dahliah

 

Lily

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Popular girl name that means “lily flower” or “purity and innocence”
  • Pronunciation: “lee-lee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #30
  • Namesakes: English singer-songwriter and actress Lily Allen and English-American actress and model Lily Collins
  • Variants: Lilly, Lilee, Lilia, and Lilli

 

Lotus

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Lotus flower”
  • Pronunciation: “low-tuhs”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kids Lotus Elodie Spelling (the daughter of American actor Randy Spelling) and Lotus Marie Pryor (the daughter of American  actress Rain Pryor)
  • Variants: None

 

Marigold

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Golden flower”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-ree-gold”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #833
  • Namesakes: Canadian actress Marigold “Goldie” Semple and Filipino-Canadian artist Marigold Santos
  • Variants: None

 

Orchid

 

  • Origin: English and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Orchid flower” or “flowering plant”
  • Pronunciation: “or-kuhd”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid after Tatjana Lee Orchid Rhodes (“Duran Duran” keyboardist Nick Rhodes’ and Julie Friedman’s daughter)
  • Also a badass girl name after the Black Orchid, a fictional character in the “Killer Instinct” video game series 
  • Variants: Orchids

 

Petal

 

  • Origin: Greek and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Leaf”
  • Pronunciation: “peh-tal”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English celebrity kid Petal Blossom Rainbow Oliver (English chefs Jamie and Jools Oliver’s daughter)
  • Variants: Petals

 

Petunia

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Flower with pink or white blossoms”
  • Pronunciation: “peh-too-nyuh”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional characters Petunia Pretty Paws in “Geronimo Stilton” and Petunia Rhubarb in “VeggieTales
  • Variants: Petuniya

 

Poppy

 

  • Origin: Old English and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Red flower”
  • Pronunciation: “paah-peeh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #338
  • Namesakes: A magical name after Princess Poppy in “Trolls” and Australian-American actress Poppy Montgomery 
  • Variants: Poppi and Poppee 

 

Primrose

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “First rose”
  • Pronunciation: “prim-rowz”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English fashion model Primrose Archer and Jamaica-born American botanical artist Marguerite Primrose Gerrard
  • Variants: Primarosa (Latin); also a version of “Rose”

 

Rose

 

  • Origin: Latin and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Flower”
  • Also a flower that symbolizes love and hope
  • Pronunciation: “rohz”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #120
  • Namesakes: American actress Rose Rollins and musician and fashion designer Rose Mortem
  • Variants: Raisa (Arabic), Rhoda, Rosie, and Rosa (Italian girl name)

 

Sunflower

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Large, yellow flower that resembles the sun”
  • Pronunciation: “sun-flaa-wr”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Sweet Pea

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Flowering plant with delicate pink and purplish petals”
  • Pronunciation: “sweet-pee”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: None

 

Favorite Girl Dog Names Around The World

Popular Welsh & Irish Girl Dog Names

Casey

 

  • Meaning: “Vigilant,” “watchful,” or “brave”
  • Pronunciation: “kay-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #946
  • Namesakes: American actresses Casey Wilson and Casey Reinhardt 
  • Variants: Kasey, Cassie, and Cassi

 

Gwen

 

  • Origin: Welsh girl name
  • Meaning: “White circle,” “fair,” “white,” “holy,” or “blessed”
  • Pronunciation: “gwen”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #850
  • Namesakes: American singer and songwriter Gwen Renée Stefani and country rock singer Gwen Sebastian
  • Variants: Also a short form of “Gwen-” names such as “Gwenyth,” “Gweneth,” “Gwenaëlle,” or “Gwenelle”

 

Lana

 

  • Meaning: “Child,” “shining light,” “blessed,” “precious,” or “little rock”
  • Pronunciation: “lah-nah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank:  #422
  • Namesakes: American actress and fashion model Lana Clarkson and Australian actress Lana Golja
  • Variants: Lanna and Lanah

 

Mackenzie

 

  • Origin: Scottish and Irish gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Attractive,” “fire born,” “good looking,” or “son/child of Kenneth”
  • Pronunciation: “muh-ken-zee”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #141
  • Namesakes: American actress Mackenzie Phillips and archer Mackenzie Brown 
  • Variants: McKenzie 

 

Fashionable German Girl Dog Names

Adolfa

 

  • Meaning: “Noble wolf”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-dolf-uh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None

 

Albrun

 

  • Origin: Old High German girl name
  • Meaning: Mystical name that means “supernatural being,” “secret magic,” or “elf”
  • Pronunciation: “ahl-broon”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Aloisa

 

  • Origin: Irish and German girl name
  • Meaning: “Famous warrior,” “renowned warrior,” or “miracle”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-loy-sah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: German-Latin artist Aloisa Ruf
  • Variants: Aloisia

 

Mina

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Pronunciation: “mee-nah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #611
  • Namesakes: Serbian folk singer Mina Kostić and American journalist Mina Kimes
  • Variants: Meena and Minah

 

Tilly

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Pronunciation: “tee-lee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Austrian circus performer Tilly Bébé and British writer Tilly Bagshawe
  • Variants: Tillie

 

Favorite American Girl Dog Names

Curly

 

  • Origin: American unisex name
  • Meaning: “Full of curls”
  • Pronunciation: “kur-lee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Kurly, Curlee, and Kurlee

 

Dream

 

  • Meaning: Word name that means “dream or aspiration” or “joyous music”
  • Pronunciation: “dreem”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #336
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Mindy

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Sweetened with honey” or “sweet”
  • Pronunciation: “meen-dee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress, model, and reality star Mindy Robinson and fantasy novelist Mindy L. Klasky
  • Variants: Minde and Mindi; can also be a nickname for “Melinda” and similar names

 

Beloved English Girl Dog Names

Brooke

 

  • Origin: English and German nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Brook” or “small stream” (name that means “water”)
  • Pronunciation: “brook”
  • Length: 6 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #269
  • Namesakes:American Idol” contestant and folk-pop singer Brooke White and American actress-model Brooke Shields
  • Variants: Brooks

 

Jenny 

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “The gracious gift of God” or “God has been gracious”
  • Pronunciation: “jen-eeh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American snowboarder Jenny Berrigan and English costume designer Jenny Beavan
  • Variants: Jeni, Jen, Jenn, Janae, Jaynie, Jenni, and Jennie

 

Special Greek Girl Dog Names

Chloe

 

  • Origin: Greek name for girls
  • Meaning: “Blooming,” “fertility,” or “green herb”
  • Pronunciation: “kloh-eeh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank:  #18
  • Namesakes: American fashion designer, actress, and model Chloë Stevens Sevigny and French comics writer Chloé Wary
  • Another name for Demeter, the Greek goddess of agriculture and the harvest
  • Variants: Khloey, Cloee, Khloe, Cloe, and Cloey

 

Cleo

 

  • Origin: English and ancient Greek unisex name
  • Meaning: “To make famous,” “glory,” “fame,” or “to celebrate”
  • Pronunciation: “klee-oh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #664
  • Namesakes: English jazz singer and actress Cleo Laine and German-Chilean actress Cleo von Adelsheim
  • Variants: Klio and Cleoh

 

Delta

 

  • Origin: Greek unisex name
  • Meaning: “Fourth letter of the Greek alphabet” or “mouth of a river”
  • Pronunciation: “del-tuh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Australian musician and songwriter Delta Goodrem and American actress and film producer Delta Burke
  • Variants: None

 

Laurel

 

  • Origin: Greek unisex name
  • Meaning: Plant name meaning “sweet bay tree” or “laurel plant”; nymph turned into the laurel plant in Greek mythology
  • Pronunciation: “law-ruhl”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #706
  • Namesakes: American fashion designer and artist Laurel DeWitt and Jamaican sprinter Laurel Johnson
  • Variants: Laurie and Lorena

 

Pandora

 

  • Meaning: “All gifts” or “all-gifted”
  • Pronunciation: “pan-daw-rah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English actress Pandora Beatrice Collin and Pandora Delevingne (English model and actress Cara Delevingne’s mother)
  • Variants: Pandorra, Pandoura, and Pandorrah

 

Top Australian Girl Dog Names

Dingo

 

  • Origin: Native Australian – Dharruk unisex name
  • Meaning: “Australian dog” or “wild dog”
  • Pronunciation: “ding-gow”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Dinggo

 

Nicole

 

  • Origin: Greek and French girl name
  • Meaning: “Victory of the people” or “people of victory”
  • Pronunciation: “nik-owl”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #322
  • Namesakes: Australian-American actress, singer, and film producer Nicole Kidman and American tennis player Nicole Gibbs
  • Also a popular middle name for girls (e.g., American social media personality and model Kendall Nicole Jenner)
  • Variants: Nicola, Nicol, Nika, Nicolau, Nicolette, Nicolina, and Colette

 

Trendy Black Girl Dog Names

Aaliyah

 

  • Origin: Hebrew, Arabic, and African girl name
  • Meaning: “Highborn,” “noble,” “lofty,” ”or “exalted”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-lee-yah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #69
  • Namesakes: West Indian cricketer Aaliyah Alleyne and American basketball player Aaliyah Edwards 
  • Variants: Aaliya or Aliyah 

 

Abanbanu

 

  • Origin: Persian and Iranian girl name
  • Meaning: “Beautiful girl”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-ban-bah-noo”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Banou

 

  • Origin: Turkish, Persian, and Swahili – African girl name
  • Meaning: Also a black name that means “princess,” “lady,” “little sister,” or “grand lady”
  • Pronunciation: “bah-noo”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a place name (e.g., the small town of Banou in Burkina Faso, Africa)
  • Variants: Banu

 

Ciara

 

  • Origin: Gaelic and Irish girl name
  • Meaning: “Black” or “dark-haired”
  • Pronunciation: “see-ahr-uh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer-songwriter, dancer, actress, and model Ciara Princess Wilson 
  • Variants: Kearah (Irish name for girls), Kiara (Irish Gaelic), and Chiara (Italian girl name)

 

Ebony

 

  • Origin: English and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Black wood”
  • Pronunciation: “eh-buh-nee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American prose writer and cartoonist Ebony Flowers and Australian professional basketball player Ebony Rolph 
  • Variants: Eboni and Ebbony

 

Cool Hawaiian Girl Dog Names

Kahlua

 

  • Meaning: “Second child”
  • Pronunciation: “kah-loo-ah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a brand of classic rum and coffee liqueur
  • Variants: None

 

Kalani

 

  • Origin: Hawaiian unisex name
  • Meaning: “The heavens,” “the royal one,” or “sky”
  • Combines “ka” (for the article “the”) and “lani” (for “heavens” or “sky”)
  • Pronunciation: “kah-lah-nee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #374
  • Namesakes: American dancer-actress Kalani Hilliker and professional basketball player Kalani Brown 
  • Variants: Kalanni

 

Kona

 

  • Origin: Hawaiian and Gaelic unisex name
  • Meaning: “Leeward (direction facing the wind),” “woman,” or “world rule”
  • Pronunciation: “koh-nah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: None

 

Nana

 

  • Pronunciation: “nah-nah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Japanese model and actress Nana Eikura and American film actress Nana Bryant 
  • Variants: Nanah and Nanna

 

Stylish Spanish Girl Dog Names

Bruja

 

  • Origin: Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: “Witch”
  • Pronunciation: “broo-hah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: La Bruja, the pen name of New York-born Puerto Rican playwright, poet, actress, and activist Caridad de la Luz

 

Dulce

 

  • Origin: Latin and Spanish girl name
  • Pronunciation: “dool-seh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #784
  • Namesakes: Mexican singer and actress Dulce (real name Bertha Elisa Noeggerath Cárdenas) and Dominican Republic judoka Dulce Piña
  • Variants: Dolce and Dulcie

 

Juana

 

  • Origin: Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: “God is gracious”
  • Pronunciation: “hoo-ah-nah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Mexican writer Juana Belén Gutiérrez de Mendoza and Argentine singer-songwriter Juana Molina

 

Linda

 

  • Origin: Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: “Pretty,” “tender,” or a name that means “beautiful”
  • Pronunciation: “lin-dah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #807
  • Namesakes: British TV presenter and interior designer Linda Barker and American actress Linda Bove
  • Variants: Lindy, Linnet, and Lindah

 

Lola

 

  • Origin: Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: “Sorrow” or “Our Lady of Sorrows”
  • Pronunciation: “loh-lah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #262
  • Namesakes: Spanish actress Lola Rodríguez Díaz and American actress Lola Glaudini 
  • Variants: Short form “Nuestra Señora de los Dolores” or “Our Lady of Sorrows” (one of the Virgin Mary’s Spanish titles)

 

Lupe

 

  • Origin: Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: “River of the wolf” or “wolf”
  • Pronunciation: “loo-peh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Mexican actress, singer, and dancer Lupe Vélez (full name María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez) and American actress Lupe Ontiveros (full name Guadalupe Ontiveros)
  • Variants: Also a short form of longer names such as “Guadalupe”

 

Luz

 

  • Origin: Portuguese and Spanish girl name
  • Pronunciation: “looz”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #943
  • Namesakes: Dominican Republic model Luz García and Mexican TV presenter Luz Blanchet
  • Variants: Lux

 

Mamacita

 

  • Origin: Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: “Little mother” or “hot momma”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-mah-see-tah”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a popular name used in several song titles, including one by Enrique Iglesias and another by Pharrell Williams and Daddy Yankee
  • Variants: Mamasita

 

Mia

 

  • Meaning: “Mine”
  • Can also mean “my dog” if you choose it for your pet
  • Pronunciation: “mee-yah”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #8
  • Namesakes: Swedish curler and curling coach Mia Boman and American visual artist Mia Brownell
  • Variants: Miya, Miyah, and Miah

 

Niña

 

  • Origin: Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: “Little girl”
  • Pronunciation: “nee-nyah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #309
  • Namesakes: Bulgarian-born Canadian actress Nina Dobrev (born Nikolina Kamenova Dobreva) and American journalist Nina Burleigh
  • Variants: Nina and Ninna

 

Paloma 

 

  • Origin: Latin and Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: “Dove”
  • Pronunciation: “puh-low-mah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables 
  • Popularity/Rank: #957
  • Namesakes: Chilean-American singer Paloma Mami and American model and actress Paloma Bloyd 
  • Variants: Peloma and Palloma

 

Other Exotic Girl Dog Names

Ahsoka

 

  • Origin: Sanskrit girl name
  • Meaning: “Pure” or “hopeful”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-sow-kah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Badass girl name after the “Star Wars” character Ahsoka Tano (hero of the “Clone Wars”)
  • Variants: None

 

Bordeaux

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Pronunciation: “bor-dow”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a place name for a city in France
  • Variants: Bourdeau

 

Deema

 

  • Origin: Persian girl name
  • Meaning: “Pretty”
  • Pronunciation: “dee-mah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Cute girl name after a character in the TV series “Bubble Guppies
  • Variants: Dima

 

Frida

 

  • Origin: Scandinavian, German, and Old Norse girl name
  • Meaning: “Peace,” “beautiful,” or beloved”
  • Pronunciation: “free-dah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (full name Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón) Swedish alpine skier Frida Hansdotter 
  • Variants: Frieda and Freida

 

Ileen

 

  • Meaning: “Light”
  • Pronunciation: “ai-leen”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: A form of “Aileen”; also spelled as “Ilene”

 

Inka

 

  • Meaning: “Goddess” or “ancestor”
  • Also means “torch,” “light,” “bright,” “beautiful,” or “shining” as a variant of “Helena”
  • Pronunciation: “een-kah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Filipina voice talent Inka Magnaye
  • Variants: Inkka

 

Kaia

 

  • Origin: Latin, Scandinavian, and Hawaiian girl name
  • Meaning: “Pure,” “the sea,” or “life”
  • Pronunciation: “kai-uh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American model Kaia Gerber and Estonian singer Kaia Urb 
  • Variants: Kaya and Kaiah 

 

Kiwi

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Kiwi fruit,” “kiwi bird (national symbol of New Zealand),” or “someone from New Zealand”
  • Pronunciation: “kee-wee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a fruit name
  • Variants: None

 

Kusama

 

  • Meaning: Name that means “sun” or “day”
  • Pronunciation: “koo-sah-mah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama)
  • Variants: None

 

Roxie

 

  • Origin: Persian and ancient Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Dawn”
  • Pronunciation: “rok-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Roxie Roker and ornithologist (bird expert) Roxie Collie Laybourne
  • Variants: Roxy

 

Sana

 

  • Origin: Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: “Radiance,” “mountaintop,” or “brilliance”
  • Pronunciation: “sah-nah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Ukraine-born US-based writer Sana Krasikov and Japanese singer Sana Minatozaki
  • Variants: Sanna

 

Toya

 

  • Origin: Japanese gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “House door” or “door into the valley” 
  • Pronunciation: “toy-uh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American R&B singer Toya (real name LaToya Rodriguez)
  • Variants: None

 

Short Names For Girl Dogs

Ada

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Noble,” “of nobility,” or “ornament”
  • Pronunciation: “ay-dah”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #181
  • Namesakes: Italian pianist and composer Ada Gentile and American musical comedy actress Ada Roach
  • Variants: Adda, Aada, Adah, and Adaiah

 

Aida

 

  • Origin: Italian, Spanish, and Arabic girl name
  • Pronunciation: “ai-dah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Croatian artistic gymnast Aida Badić and Puerto Rican politician and journalist Aída Álvarez
  • Variants: Aidda, Aeeda, Aidee, Ayeda, Ayeeda, Ayida, and Ajda

 

Aja

 

  • Origin: Indian – Hindi gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: Nature name that means “goat”
  • Can also mean “to propel” or “drive”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-jah”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American contemporary poet, lyricist, writer, and activist Aja Monet and actress Aja Naomi King
  • Variants: Ajja and Ajah

 

Anya

 

  • Origin: Hebrew, Kurdish, Hungarian, and Russian girl name
  • Meaning: “Mother,” “power,” “strength,” or a name that means “grace”
  • Pronunciation: “ahn-yah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #486
  • Namesakes: British athlete, actress, model, and singer Anya Major and American singer-songwriter Anya Marina
  • Variants: A form of “Anna”; also spelled as “Aniya”

 

Bell

 

  • Meaning: “Hollow metallic device or musical instrument that makes a reverberating sound when struck”
  • Pronunciation: “bell”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (examples include American mixed martial artist Amanda Bell and English television and radio presenter Angellica Bell)
  • Variants: Bel

 

Beth

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “My God is abundance” or “God is my oath”
  • Pronunciation: “beth”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American field hockey player and coach Beth Anders and New Zealander actress Beth Allen 
  • Variants: Also a short form of longer “-beth-” names such as “Bethany” and “Elizabeth”

 

Blue

 

  • Origin: Old English and American nonbinary name
  • Meaning: Color name 
  • Pronunciation: “bloo”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American author Blue Balliett and Celebrity kid Blue Ivy Carter (the daughter of American musical artists Beyoncé and Jay Z) 
  • Variants: Azure

 

Blush

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “To become red in the face (due to confusion, embarrassment, shame, or modesty)”
  • Can be ideal for a dog with pinkish fur
  • Pronunciation: “bluhsh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Boo

 

  • Origin: American gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: Pet name for a loved one that means “beautiful” or a ghost name after the sound used to scare someone
  • Pronunciation: “boo”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: South Korean sport shooter Boo Soon-hee
  • Variants: None

 

Cue

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Signal for someone to say or do something”
  • Pronunciation: “kyoo”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Dot

 

  • Origin: Greek and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Gift of God” or “small round mark or spot”
  • Pronunciation: “dot”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Scottish singer and songwriter Dot Allison and American softball coach and former player Dot Richardson
  • Variants: Dottie; also a short form of “Dorothy” and similar names

 

Ema

 

  • Origin: German and Swiss girl name
  • Meaning: “Whole” or “universal”
  • Pronunciation: “ehm-mah”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Croatian soprano opera singer Ema Puksec and Japanese voice actress Ema Kogure
  • Variants: Emma and Emah

 

Hope

 

  • Origin: Old English girl name
  • Meaning: Virtue name that means “belief” or “expectation” 
  • Pronunciation: “howp”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #260
  • Namesakes: American beauty queen Hope Anderson and pop singer Hope Partlow 
  • Variants: None

 

Jill

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: 1 syllable girl name that means “sweetheart,” “youthful,” or “child of the gods”
  • Pronunciation: “jil”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American tennis player Jill Craybas and Swedish singer Jill Johnson
  • Variants: Also a short for “Jill-” names such as “Jillian”

 

Jinx

 

  • Origin: Latin nonbinary name
  • Pronunciation: “jingks”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress and model Jinx Falkenburg (real name Eugenia Lincoln Falkenburg) and cartoon character Li’l Jinx in Archie Comics 
  • Variants: Jynx

 

Jo

 

  • Origin: American and Japanese unisex name
  • Meaning: “God is gracious,” “castle,” or “God is gracious”
  • Pronunciation: “jo”
  • Length: 2 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English comedian, writer, and actress Jo Brand (real name Josephine Jo Brand) and American actress and singer Damita Jo DeBlanc 
  • Variants: Joe and Joh

 

Lexi

 

  • Origin: Greek nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Man’s defender”
  • Pronunciation: “lek-see”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #439
  • Namesakes: German filmmaker and martial artist Lexi Alexander and American actress Lexi Ainsworth
  • Variants: Lexie and Lexxi; also a short form of “Alexis” and similar names

 

Liz

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “God’s promise”
  • Pronunciation: “leez”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Canadian politician  Liz Sandals and Australian basketball coach Liz Mills
  • Variants: Also a short form of “Elizabeth” and similar names

 

Lo

 

  • Origin: Spanish and English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Sorrow” or “lynx”
  • Pronunciation: “loh”
  • Length: 2 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Also a short form of longer “Lo-” names such as “Lopez” (as in Jennifer Lopez, also known as J.Lo)

 

Mel

 

  • Origin: English and American gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Black,” “dark,” “smooth brow,” “honey,” or “brave strength”
  • Pronunciation: “mel”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Brazilian actress Mel Lisboa and fictional character Mel Burton in the soap opera “Hollyoaks
  • Variants: Also a short form of “Mel-” names such as “Melanie” (e.g., the Spice Girls former members Mel B for Melanie Janine Brown and Mel C for Melanie Jayne Chisholm)

 

Pip

 

  • Origin: British unisex name
  • Meaning: “Lover of horses”
  • Pronunciation: “pip”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: New Zealander novelist Pip Adam and Australian journalist Pip Courtney
  • Variants: Also a short form of “Philippa” and similar names

 

Red

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: Color name that means “red” or “one with red skin and hair (or fur)”
  • Pronunciation: “red”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Redd

 

Ray

 

  • Origin: Old German androgynous name
  • Meaning: “Protection,” “counsel hand,” or “wise protector”
  • Pronunciation: “ray”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+ (girls)
  • Namesakes: Also a middle name for girls (e.g., American actress and singer-songwriter Miley Ray Cyrus)
  • Variants: Rey (Spanish), Rae, and Ré (Irish)

 

Ruth

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: Aesthetic girl name that means “compassionate friend”
  • Pronunciation: “rooth”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #179
  • Namesakes: American actress and singer Ruth Righi and British crime fiction writer Ruth Rendell 
  • Also a biblical girl name after the Moabite widow known for showing unwavering loyalty to her mother-in-law, the Israelite Ruth, and would later remarry (she became the great-grandmother of King David)
  • Variants: Ruta (Polish girl name), Ruthi, and Ruthia

 

Sia

 

  • Origin: Old Norse girl name
  • Meaning: “Wisdom” or “victory”
  • Pronunciation: “sigh-ah”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Samoan novelist and poet Sia Figiel and Australian singer-songwriter Sia Kate Isobelle Furler 
  • Variants: Siyya and Siah 

 

Siri

 

  • Origin: Scandinavian girl name
  • Meaning: “Beautiful woman who can lead you to victory”
  • Pronunciation: “see-ree”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American triathlete and coach Siri Lindley and Norwegian author Siri Broch Johansen
  • Variants: Sirri and Sirih

 

Snow

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Frozen rain” and “light-haired”
  • Pronunciation: “snow”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (examples include American film and television actress Brittany Snow and botanist Julia Warner Snow)
  • Variants: Snowe and Snowy

 

Tess

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Harvester,” “late summer,” or “to reap”
  • Pronunciation: “tess”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American model and actress Tess Broussard and British television presenter Tess Daly
  • Variants: Tessa and Tessie; also a short form of names like “Theresa” and “Therese”

 

Vi

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Beauty” or “violet”
  • Pronunciation: “vee”
  • Length: 2 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Vi Praskins in the 1950s American TV series “Private Secretary
  • Variants: Also a short form of “Vi-” names like “Vivian”

 

Zo

 

  • Origin: African gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Spiritual leader” or “spiritual counselor”
  • Pronunciation: “zo”
  • Length: 2 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Zoh

 

Long Names For Girl Dogs

Adelaide

 

  • Origin: German and Old English girl name
  • Meaning: “Noble” or “noble kind”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-duh-layd”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #283
  • Namesakes: French actress Adélaïde Leroux and American soprano singer Adelaide Fischer 
  • Variants: Adelheid

 

Adeline

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Pronunciation: “ah-deh-leen”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #92
  • Namesakes: French pair skater Adeline Canac and American tennis player Adeline McKinlay
  • Variants: Adelyn, Adaline, Adalynn, and Adelynn

 

Adriana

 

  • Origin: Italian and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “One from Adria (town in Italy)”
  • Pronunciation: “ayd-ree-yah-nah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #329
  • Namesakes: Brazilian model Adriana Lima and American actress-singer Adriana Caselotti 
  • Variants: Adrianna, Adrienne (French girl name), and Addriana

 

Agatha

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Honorable” or “good”
  • Pronunciation: “ahg-uh-thah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American artist Agatha Bennett and English crime writer Agatha Christie 
  • Variants: Agatina (Italian), Agatah, Aagtje (Dutch), and Agatka (Polish girl name)

 

Airabell

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Sweet and lively created” or “shall never harm or fear”
  • Pronunciation: “ayr-uh-bel”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a shoe brand
  • Variants: Airabelle, Airabella, and Airabela

 

Amanda

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Worthy of love”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-man-dah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #463
  • Namesakes: American singer, songwriter, and musician Amanda Ayala and English actress Amanda Barrie
  • Variants: Amandah and Mandy

 

Angelina

 

  • Origin: Greek, Spanish, Italian, and Russian girl name
  • Meaning: Hispanic girl name that means “little angel” or “God’s messenger”
  • Pronunciation: “an-jel-eeh-nuh”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #305
  • Namesakes: Russian filmmaker Angelina Yurevna Nikonova and American actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie 
  • Variants: Angelika, Angeline, and Angelica

 

Antoinette

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Beyond praise,” “highly praiseworthy,” or “elegant”
  • Pronunciation: “ahn-twaw-net”
  • Length: 10 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: German-born British actress Antoinette Bower and American actress Antoinette Lindsay “Toni” Trucks
  • Variants: Also a feminine variation of “Anthony”

 

Applejack

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Strong alcoholic drink made from apples”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-pol-jak”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fantasy girl name after the female Earth pony Applejack, a character in the animated series “My Little Pony Friendship is Magic
  • Variants: Apple Jack

 

Aquamarine

 

  • Origin: Latin and English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Blue like water” or “of the sea”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-kwah-mah-reen”
  • Length: 10 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a gemstone name
  • Variants: None

 

Bellatrix

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Female warrior”
  • Pronunciation: “beh-lay-triks”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Bellatrix Lestrange in the “Harry Potter” book and movie series and former UK and World Beatbox Champion Bellatrix (real name Belle Ehresmann)
  • Variants: Bellatrice

 

Cameron

 

  • Origin: Gaelic unisex name
  • Meaning: “Crooked nose”
  • Pronunciation: “kam-uh-ron”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank:  #514
  • Namesakes: American actress Cameron Michelle Diaz and actress and model Cameron Richardson
  • Variants: Kameron, Camryn, Camron, and Kamron

 

Camilia

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Helper to the priest”
  • Pronunciation: “kah-meel-yah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for this spelling but many for variations such as “Camila” (e.g., American singer-songwriter Camila Cabello) and “Camilla” (e.g., the United Kingdom Queen consort, Queen Camilla)
  • Variants: Camilla, Camila, Camillah, and Camiliah

 

Carmella

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Garden” or “orchard”
  • Pronunciation: “kar-meh-luh”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Miss Continental Plus 1995 Carmella Marcella Garcia and American politician Carmella Sabaugh
  • Variants: Carmela and Carmellah

 

Carolina

 

  • Origin: Latin and German girl name
  • Pronunciation: “kar-uh-ly-nuh”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #476
  • Namesakes: Argentine world champion boxer Carolina Duer and Venezuelan computer scientist Carolina Chang
  • Variants: Carolinna and Carrolina

 

Carolyn

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Pronunciation: “kar-oh-leen”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American chemist and Nobel laureate Carolyn Bertozzi and American dancer and choreographer Carolyn Brown
  • Variants: Caroline

 

Cleopatra

 

  • Origin: Greek and Egyptian girl name
  • Meaning: “Glory of the father”
  • Pronunciation: “klee-oh-pah-trah”
  • Length: 9 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: The name of several queens in Ancient Egypt
  • Modern namesakes include Persian-American fashion designer and entrepreneur Cleopatra Birrenbach and British singer Cleopatra Higgins
  • Variants: Kleopatra

 

Confectionery

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Sweet food product” or “candy”
  • Pronunciation: “kuhn-fek-shuh-neh-ree”
  • Length: 13 letters, 5 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Esmeralda

 

  • Origin: Spanish and Portuguese girl name
  • Meaning: “Emerald”
  • Pronunciation: “ez-meh-ral-dah”
  • Length: 9 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #371
  • Namesakes: Puerto Rican author and actress Esmeralda Santiago and Brazilian track and field athlete Esmeralda de Jesus Garcia
  • Variants: Ezmeralda

 

Evanescence

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Fading away” or “disappearance”
  • Pronunciation: “eh-vah-neh-sens”
  • Length: 11 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a musical name after American rock band Evanescence 
  • Variants: None

 

Geraldine

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: Powerful name that means “spear ruler”
  • Pronunciation: “jer-uhl-deen”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+ 
  • Namesakes: American soprano opera singer and film actress Geraldine Farrar and Irish-American actress Geraldine Fitzgerald 
  • Variants: Jeraldine and Geraldin; also a feminine form of the German boy name “Gerald”

 

Gertrude

 

  • Origin: Old High German girl name
  • Meaning: “Strength of a spear”
  • Pronunciation: “ger-trood”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American professional baseball player Gertrude Alderfer and American author and game designer Gertrude Strohm
  • Variants: Gertrud

 

Goldilocks

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “One with bright yellow hair”
  • Pronunciation: “gowl-dee-laaks”
  • Length: 10 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Goldilocks of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  • Variants: None

 

Jezebelle

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Pure” or “virginal”
  • Pronunciation: “jez-uh-bel”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Jezebel

 

Magdalena

 

  • Origin: Greek, Slavic, German, and Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: “Woman from Magdala”
  • Pronunciation: “mag-duh-ley-nuh”
  • Length: 9 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #915
  • Namesakes: Polish-American figure skater Magdalena Leska and Romanian chemist Magdalena Titrici 
  • Also a biblical name after Mary Magdalene, one of Jesus’ followers 
  • Variants: Also spelled as “Magdalene”

 

Marianna

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Star of the sea”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-ree-ah-nah”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #814
  • Namesakes: Austrian composer, pianist, and singer Marianna Martines and American actress Marianna Hill
  • Variants: Mariana and Marriana

 

Nightingale

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: Bird name that means “night singer”
  • Pronunciation: “nai-ting-gayl”
  • Length: 11 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (examples include British modern nursing and statistician pioneer Florence Nightingale and American industrial engineer Deborah Nightingale)
  • Variants: None

 

Theodora

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “God’s gift”
  • Pronunciation: “thee-uh-daw-rah”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #694
  • Namesakes: Also a witchy name after Theodora, the Wicked Witch of the West in Disney’s “Oz: The Great and Powerful” fantasy adventure film
  • Variants: Teodora; also a feminine version of the Greek boy name “Theodore”

 

Gender-Neutral Names For Dogs

Andi

 

  • Origin: Greek unisex name
  • Meaning: “Virile,” “brave,” or “manly” 
  • Pronunciation: “ahn-dee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #771
  • Namesakes: Filipino actress, model, and social media influencer Andi Eigenmann (real name Andrea Nicole Guck Eigenmann)
  • Variants: Andy; also a nonbinary form of “Andrew”

 

Asher

 

  • Origin: Hebrew unisex name
  • Meaning: “Happy” or “blessed”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-shr”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., German-born Australian novelist and short story writer Helen Asher and British swimmer Jane Asher)
  • Variants: Ascher and Assher

 

Barkly

 

  • Origin: British and Scottish unisex name
  • Meaning: “Birch tree meadow” as a form of “Barkley” or a witty pet name that means “a dog that loves to bark”
  • Pronunciation: “bark-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Barcly

 

Bennie

 

  • Origin: Hebrew and Latin gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Blessed,” “strong and brave bear,” or “son/daughter of my right hand”
  • Pronunciation: “ben-eeh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Benny

 

Billie

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Strength” or “determination” 
  • Pronunciation: “bil-eeh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #949
  • Namesakes: Australian professional wrestler Billie Kay and American singer-songwriter Billie Eilish 
  • Variants: Billy 

 

Bingo

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: Expression that means “Spot on!” “You got it!” or “You hit the right spot!”
  • Also a game (sometimes considered a gambling game) and popular dog name after the “B-I-N-G-O” song
  • Pronunciation: “bing-gow”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: None

 

Bluey

 

  • Origin: English and Australian unisex name
  • Meaning: “Someone blue or bluish” or a “redhead” in Australian slang
  • Pronunciation: “bloo-eeh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Buddy

 

  • Origin: Old English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Friend” or “companion”
  • Pronunciation: “buh-dee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: None

 

Charlie

 

  • Origin: German gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Free man (or woman)”
  • Pronunciation: “char-lee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #123
  • Namesakes: British actress, producer, and writer Charlie Covell
  • Variants: Can also be another form of Charles or Charlotte

 

Coach

 

  • Origin: French and English unisex name
  • Meaning: “To teach” or “one who teaches and trains”
  • Pronunciation: “kowch”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also the name of a popular fashion brand
  • Variants: None

 

Cosmo

 

  • Origin: British and Italian unisex name
  • Meaning: “Order,” “beauty,” or “decency”
  • Pronunciation: “koz-moh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Kosmo

 

Domino

 

  • Origin: French and Latin gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: Masterful title that means “lord” or “master”
  • Also after a tile-based game
  • Pronunciation: “doh-mee-noh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: British-American singer Domino Suzy Kirke-Badgley and celebrity kid Domino Carmen Flint Wood (the daughter of fashion model India Hicks)
  • Variants: None

 

Elf

 

  • Origin: English and German unisex name
  • Meaning: Mystical name that means “humanoid supernatural being that originated in Germanic folklore”
  • Pronunciation: “elf”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Frankie

 

  • Origin: Latin and American gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Truthful,” “French man (or woman),” or “free”
  • Pronunciation: “frank-ee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #545
  • Namesakes: Samoan New Zealander actress Frankie Adams and Scottish actress Frankie Corio
  • Variants: Unisex variation of the German boy name “Frank”

 

Jessie

 

  • Origin: Hebrew unisex name
  • Meaning: “The Lord exists” or “He (God) sees”
  • Pronunciation: “jeh-see”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #796
  • Namesakes: American professional wrestler Jessie Ward and New Zealander novelist and journalist Jessie Weston
  • Variants: Jessy, Jessi, and Jesse; also a short form of “Jessica” and similar names

 

Jude

 

  • Origin: Hebrew unisex name
  • Meaning: “Praised” or “a man or woman from Judea (biblical place in ancient Israel)”
  • Pronunciation: “jood”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer and Michael Monroe’s wife Jude Wilder and English former model, businessperson, and reality TV star Jude Littler
  • Variants: Judy and Judea

 

Kirby

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Church settlement”
  • Pronunciation: “kur-bee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid Kirby Bumpus (the daughter of American journalist Gayle King) and American actress Kirby Bliss Blanton
  • Variants: Kirbee

 

Morgan

 

  • Origin: Welsh gender-neutral
  • Meaning: “White sea dweller” or “circling sea”
  • Pronunciation: “mor-gan”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #213
  • Namesakes: Australian fashion model Morgan Featherstone and American actresses Morgan Brittany and Morgan Fairchild 
  • Variants: Muirghein (Irish), Morganna, Morgaine (French), Morgana, Morgen (Welsh), and Morggen (Welsh)

 

Pippin

 

  • Origin: German unisex name
  • Meaning: “Awe-inspiring”
  • Pronunciation: “pee-pin”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: None

 

Reno

 

  • Origin: Spanish gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Advice” or “rule”
  • Pronunciation: “ree-nohw”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (examples include American lawyer and public official Janet Wood Reno and American speaker and Influencer Noelle Reno)
  • Variants: Renno

 

Ryder

 

  • Origin: Old English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Horseman” or “rider”
  • Pronunciation: “rai-der”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (examples include American actress Winona Ryder and Canadian singer and songwriter Serena Ryder)
  • Variants: Rider and Rijder (Dutch)

 

Sam

 

  • Origin: American gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “God has heard” or “sun child”
  • Pronunciation: “sam”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Filipina actress and commercial model Sam Pinto (real name Samuelle Lynne Acosta Pinto-Semerad)
  • Variants: Sammy and Sammie; also a short form of longer “Sam-” names such as “Samantha” and “Samuelle”

 

Scout

 

  • Origin: English and Old French unisex name
  • Meaning: “To listen” or “sent to discover”
  • Pronunciation: “skowt”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #693
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Skowt and Scouttie

 

Stevie

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Crown” or “garland”
  • Pronunciation: “stee-vee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #263
  • Namesakes: Canadian investigative journalist and writer Stevie Cameron (real name Stephanie Graham Dahl) and American game designer and eSports player Stevie Case (real name Stevana Case)
  • Variants: Stevee; also a short form of “Stefania” and similar names

 

Combination Names For Girl Dogs

Ava Marie

 

  • Origin: Latin and French girl name
  • Meaning: Combination of Ava (“birdlike”) and Marie (“star of the sea”)
  • Pronunciation: “ay-vah-mah-ree”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American figure skater Ava Marie Ziegler and a twin girl name after American model and social media personality Ava Marie Clements (the twin sister of Leah Rose Clements; they’re called the “most beautiful twins in the world” after starting their modeling career at 7 years old)
  • Variants: None

 

Billie Jean

 

  • Origin: English and French girl name
  • Meaning: Combination of Billie (“determination” or “strength”) and Jean (“God is gracious”)
  • Pronunciation: “bee-lee-jeen”
  • Length: 10 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American tennis player Billie Jean King
  • Also a musical girl name after the hit song by American singer Michael Jackson, “Billie Jean
  • Variants: Billy Jean

 

Daisy Mae

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: Combination the flower name Daisy (“day’s eye”) and Mae (“drop of the sea”)
  • Pronunciation: “day-see-may”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Daisy May

 

Desert Rose

 

  • Origin: French, English, and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Combination of the earthy name Desert (“large, extremely dry area of land that has sparse vegetation”) and Rose (“flower”)
  • Pronunciation: “deh-sert-rows”
  • Length: 10 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a gem name after an intricate rose-like crystal formation abundant in sand grains
  • Variants: None

 

Emma Kate

 

  • Origin: German, Greek, and English girl name
  • Meaning: Combination of Emma (“entire” or “universal”) and Kate (“pure”)
  • Pronunciation: “ehm-uh-kayt”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Australian soccer player Emma-Kate Dewhurst 
  • Variants: Emma-Kate

 

Emmy Lou

 

  • Origin: Latin, French, and Old German girl name
  • Meaning: Combination of Emmy (“universal”) and Lou (“famous warrior”)
  • Pronunciation: “ehm-eeh-loo”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American muralist Emmy Lou Packard (also went by the name Betty Lou Packard) and country music singer Emmylou Harris
  • Variants: Emmylou

 

Golden Girl

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Girl with golden hair (or fur)” or “girl in her golden years”
  • Pronunciation: “gold-en-girl”
  • Length: 10 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also part of the sitcom title “The Golden Girls
  • Variants: None

 

Lexie May

 

  • Origin: Greek and English girl name
  • Meaning: Combination of Lexie (“man’s defender”) and May (month name)
  • Pronunciation: “lek-see-may”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Lexi May and Lexie Mae

 

Love Potion

 

  • Origin: English androgynous name
  • Meaning: Magical name that means “potion that can make a person fall in love”
  • Pronunciation: “luhv-po-shn”
  • Length: 10 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Lucky Charm

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Amulet” or “charm that can bring luck”
  • Pronunciation: “luh-kee-charm”
  • Length: 10 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Mary Jane

 

  • Origin: Latin, Greek, and English girl name
  • Meaning: Combination of Mary (rainbow name that means “wished-for child”) and Jane (“God is gracious”)
  • Pronunciation: “meh-ree-jayn”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American photographic fashion model Mary Jane Russell and author Mary Jane Clark 
  • Variants: Marie Jane

 

Mary Jo

 

  • Origin: Latin, Greek, and English girl name
  • Meaning: Combination of Mary (“wished-for child”) and Jo (“Yahweh is merciful”)
  • Pronunciation: “meh-ree-jow”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Canadian actress and chef Mary Jo Eustace and American literary scholar Mary Jo Bona
  • Variants: Mary Joe

 

Mona Lisa

 

  • Origin: Irish and Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “Little noble one,” “my lady,” or “my lady Lisa”
  • Pronunciation: “moh-nah-lee-sah”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After the famous painting of Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci
  • Variants: Mona Liza and Mona Lissa

 

Moon Dancer

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “One who dances in the moonlight”
  • Pronunciation: “moon-dan-ser”
  • Length: 10 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Magical name after Moon Dancer, a fictional character in the fantasy series “My Little Pony Friendship is Magic” 
  • Variants: Moondancer

 

Queen Elizabeth

 

  • Origin: British and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: Combination of Queen (“female monarch”) and the spiritual name Elizabeth (“God is my oath”)
  • Pronunciation: “kween-eh-lee-zah-beth”
  • Length: 14 letters, 5 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After the late queen of the United Kingdom
  • Variants: Quennie Elizabeth

 

Rachel Ray

 

  • Origin: Hebrew and Old German girl name
  • Meaning: Combination of Rachel (“ewe” or “female sheep”) and Ray (“protection”)
  • Pronunciation: “ray-chel-ray”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American professional cook Rachael Ray
  • Variants: Rakkel Ray and Rachel Rae

 

Tina Turner

 

  • Origin: Latin and English girl name
  • Meaning: Combination of Tina (“follower of Christ”) and Turner (“woodworker”)
  • Pronunciation: “tee-nah-turn-er”
  • Length: 10 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer and songwriter Tina Turner (also called the “Queen of Rock’’n’ Roll”)
  • Variants: None

 

Girl Dog Names: Alphabetical List From A To Z

Girl Dog Names Starting With A

Abbey

 

  • Origin: Hebrew gender-neutral name 
  • Meaning: “Father of exaltation”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-bee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American swimmer Abbey Weitzeil (real name Abbigail Weitzei) and vocalist and songwriter Abbey Lincoln
  • Variants: Abby; also a short form of “Abigail” and similar names

 

Adara

 

  • Origin: Arabic, ancient Greek, and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Beauty” or “noble”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-dah-rah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid Adara Rakitic Mauri (the daughter of Croatian footballer Ivan Rakitic) and Spanish TV personality Adara Molinero
  • Variants: Adaira and Adarah 

 

Addie

 

  • Origin: German  girl name
  • Meaning: “Noble,” “of the nobility,” or “sweet and pleasant”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-dee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American folk singer Addie Prater Graham and artist Addie Pearl Nicholson
  • Variants: Addee

 

Addison

 

  • Origin: Old English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Son (or daughter) of Adam”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-dee-son”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #54
  • Namesakes: American artistic gymnast Addison Fatta and the fictional character Addison Montgomery in the television series “Grey’s Anatomy
  • Variants: Adison

 

Adele

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Nobility” or “noble”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-del”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #819
  • Namesakes: American writer Adele Griffin and English singer-songwriter Adele (full name Adele Laurie Blue Adkins)
  • Variants: Addelle, Adel, and Adalee

 

Adelyn

 

  • Origin: Old High German girl name
  • Meaning: “Noble”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-deh-leen”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank:
  • Namesakes:
  • Variants:

 

Aella

 

  • Origin: Ancient Greek girl name 
  • Meaning: “Tempest” or “whirlwind”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-eh-lah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Warrior name after the Amazon (comes from the tribe of warrior women from Greek mythology) who bravely battled the Greek god Heracles in his quest for Queen Hyppolita’s magic girdle (a war belt that bestows strength and magical powers to the wearer)
  • Variants: Aela and Aellah

 

Aggy

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Good,” “pure,” or “holy and honorable”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-giy”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Also a short form “Agatha” or “Agnes” and similar names

 

Agnes

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Pure” and “holy”
  • Pronunciation: “ahg-nes”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English children’s book author Agnes Allen and American writer and teacher Agnes Bushell
  • Variants: Agnieszka (Polish girl name)

 

Akira

 

  • Meaning: “Bright,” “clear,” “anchor,” or “intelligent”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-kee-rah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Japanese voice actress Akira Sekine
  • Variants: Akirra

 

Alexia

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Man’s defender” or “helper”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-lek-see-yah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #826
  • Namesakes: American reality TV personality Alexia Echevarria (in “Real Housewives of Miami”)
  • Variants: Alexa and Alessia

 

Ali

 

  • Origin: Arabic unisex name
  • Meaning: “Eminent,” “high,” “sublime,” “exalted,” or “noble”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-lee”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American model and actress Ali Lohan and Scottish television presenter Ali Shaw 
  • Variants: Ally and Alli

 

Amari

 

  • Meaning: “Miracle,” “immortal,” “eternal,” or “promised by God”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-mahr-eeh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #320
  • Namesakes: American professional wrestler Amari Miller (the ring name of Camron Clay) and American actress Ashli Amari Adams
  • Variants: Amaris, Amarri, and Amariah

 

Amaya

 

  • Origin: Spanish and Japanese girl name
  • Meaning: “The end,” “mother city,” or “heavenly valley”
  • Pronunciation: “ahm-uh-yah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #169
  • Namesakes: Chilean pop singer and actress Amaya Forch and Spanish fashion designer Amaya Arzuaga
  • Variants: Amaia

 

Amelia

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Pronunciation: “ah-meh-lee-uh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #4
  • Namesakes: American aviator and feminist Amelia Earhart (from the early 1900s) and English actress Amelia Warner 
  • Variants: Ammelia

 

Amelie

 

  • Meaning: “Industrious”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-meh-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #872
  • Namesakes: French football player Amélie Coquet and German aviator Amelie Beese
  • Variants: Amellie and Amely

 

Amina

 

  • Origin: Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: “Honest” and “faithful”
  • Pronunciation: “ah-mee-nah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #318
  • Namesakes: Egyptian actress Amina Rizk and American author Amina Luqman-Dawson
  • Variants: Aminah and Ammina

 

Angie

 

  • Origin: Greek unisex name
  • Meaning: “Messenger of God” as an angel name
  • Pronunciation: “an-jee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #719
  • Namesakes: American actress and fashion model Angie Harmon and Australian actress Angie Diaz
  • Variants: Can also be a short form of longer names such as “Angelina” and “Angelique”

 

Anika

 

  • Origin: Sanskrit and African girl name
  • Meaning: “Sweet-faced” or a name that means “graceful”
  • Pronunciation: “ahn-eeh-kah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #821
  • Namesakes: Bangladeshi actress and dancer Anika Kabir Shokh and American singer and actress Anika Larsen 
  • Variants: Also spelled as “Annika”

 

April

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Month name” or “the fertile one”
  • Pronunciation: “ayp-reel”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #530
  • Namesakes: American author, poet, and teacher April Halprin Wayland and voice actress April Stewart
  • Variants: Abril and Avril

 

Aster

 

  • Origin: Greek gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Star” or “star-shaped flowers”
  • Pronunciation: “ahs-ter”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Ethiopian singer Aster Aweke and Eritrean politician Aster Fissehatsion
  • Variants: Asteria

 

Astraea

 

  • Origin: Latin and Ancient Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Star-maiden” or “starry night” 
  • Pronunciation: “uh-stray-uh”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After the virgin goddess of purity, innocence, precision, and justice
  • Also an anime girl name after the fictional character Astraea (head of the Astraea Familia, which acted as the police force in the Japanese light novel series DanMachi” (full title “Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?”)
  • Variants: Astrea, Astria, Astraia, and Austräa

 

Astrid

 

  • Origin: Scandinavian girl name
  • Meaning: “Divinely beautiful” or “beloved of the gods” 
  • Pronunciation: “ast-reed”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #403
  • Namesakes: American actress Astrid Allwyn and Mexican vocalist and performance artist Astrid Hadad 
  • Variants: Astryd and Astlyr

 

Athenea

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Goddess of wisdom” as a variation of the Greek goddess name “Athena
  • Pronunciation: “ah-thee-nee-yah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Spanish model and beauty pageant titleholder Athenea Pérez and footballer Athenea del Castillo
  • Variants: Athena and Athennea

 

Atlanta

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Secure and immovable”
  • Pronunciation: “aht-lan-tah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after the city of Atlanta in Georgia, USA
  • Variants: Atalanta

 

Auggie

 

  • Origin: Latin unisex name
  • Meaning: “Great and magnificent”
  • Pronunciation: “awg-eeh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Also a short form of “Augusta” and similar names

 

Ava

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Birdlike”
  • Pronunciation: “ay-vah”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #7
  • Namesakes: American-born Canadian artistic gymnast Ava Stewart and Irish long-distance runner Ava Hutchinson
  • Variants: Avva and Avah

 

Avery

 

  • Origin: French and English unisex name 
  • Meaning: “Ruler of elves”
  • Pronunciation: “ay-vuh-ree”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American volleyball player Avery Skinner and actress Avery Camp
  • Variants: Averey and Avari 

 

Girl Dog Names Starting With B

Babe

 

  • Origin: Greek and English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Baby”
  • Also a pet name for a loved one (a baby or a significant other)
  • Pronunciation: “bayb”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Baby

 

Babette

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “God’s promise,” “God is my oath,” or “foreign”
  • Pronunciation: “bah-bet”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English children’s writer and illustrator Babette Cole and French ballerina Babette Cochois
  • Variants: Babbette; can also be a nickname for “Elizabeth” or “Barbara”

 

Babushka

 

  • Origin: Russian girl name
  • Meaning: “Grandmother” or “elderly woman”
  • Pronunciation: “bah-boosh-kah”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Bailey

 

  • Origin: Middle English and Old French girl name
  • Meaning: “Berry clearing,” “city fortification,” or “bailiff”
  • Pronunciation: “bay-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #182
  • Namesakes: American actress and dancer Bailey De Young and Canadian competitive swimmer Bailey Andison
  • Variants: Bailee, Bailie, Baillee, Baillie, Baileigh, Baley, Baylee, Baily, and Bayley

 

Bambi

 

  • Origin: Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “Young girl”
  • Pronunciation: “bam-bee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid Bambi Fury (the daughter of English professional boxer and reality TV personality Tommy Fury and social media influencer Molly-Mae Hague)
  • Variants: Bambee

 

Bandit

 

  • Origin: American gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Thief”
  • Pronunciation: “ban-deet”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a Western name after the outlaw known as “The Pretty Pants Bandit”
  • Variants: None

 

Basil

 

  • Origin: Arabic, Greek, and English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Brave and fearless,” “intrepid,” “royal,” “kingly,” “valiant,” and “chivalrous”
  • Pronunciation: “bay-seel”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (examples include American musician, video artist, choreographer, and actress Toni Basil)
  • Variants: Bassil, Bassel, and Basyl

 

Bea

 

  • Meaning: Short girl name that means “blessed,” “bringer of happiness,” or “voyager”
  • Pronunciation: “bay-uh”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Spanish-Canadian novelist Béa Gonzalez and American R&B and jazz singer Bea Booze 
  • Variants: Also a short form of “Bea-” names such as “Beatrice” and “Beatrix”

 

Beatrice

 

  • Origin: English and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Blessed one”
  • Pronunciation: “bee-uh-tris”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #555
  • Namesakes: American actress and filmmaker Beatrice Alda and Canadian poet and short story writer Beatrice Redpath
  • Variants: Beatrix and Beatriz

 

Becca

 

  • Origin: American and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “To bind” or “to tie”
  • Pronunciation: “beh-kah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American musician and visual artist Becca Albee and singer and guitarist Becca Stevens
  • Variants: Also a short form of the biblical name “Rebecca” or similar names

 

Bee

 

  • Origin: Latin and English girl name
  • Meaning: Nature name that means “a winged insect that produces honey”
  • Can also mean “voyager” or “bringer of joy” as a short form of “Beatrice” and “Beatrix”
  • Pronunciation: “bee”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Bertha

 

  • Origin: Old High German girl name
  • Meaning: “Bright one”
  • Pronunciation: “ber-thuh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: German photographer Bertha Wehnert-Beckmann (from the 1800s) and English opera singer and actress Bertha Lewis
  • Variants: Bertie and Bertrade

 

Berty

 

  • Origin: Old English and Old German girl name
  • Meaning: “Noble,” “famous,” or “bright”
  • Pronunciation: “ber-tee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Bertie

 

Bessie

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Pledged to God” or “God is my oath”
  • Pronunciation: “beh-see”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: South African writer Bessie Amelia Emery Head and American soul singer Bessie Banks
  • Variants: None

 

Betsy

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Worshipper of God” or “daughter”
  • Pronunciation: “bet-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress and singer Betsy Joslyn and portrait painter Betsy Graves Reyneau
  • Variants: Bettie and Betsie

 

Betty

 

  • Origin: Hebrew and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Oath of God”
  • Pronunciation: “beh-tee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Australian-American singer and musician Betty Who and American soul singer Betty Harris
  • Variants: Bettie

 

Bibi

 

  • Origin: Persian girl name
  • Meaning: “Lady of the house”
  • Pronunciation: “bee-bee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Swedish art director Bibi Lindström and Austrian-American actress Bibi Besch
  • Variants: Also a short form of longer names that start with B, such as “Bibiana,” “Bianca,” and “Bridget”

 

Bindi

 

  • Origin: Noongar – Aboriginal and Australian girl name
  • Meaning: Nature name for girls that means “butterfly” or “little girl”
  • Pronunciation: “bin-dee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Australian actress, television presenter, and celebrity kid Bindi Irwin (the daughter of wildlife conservationist Steve Irwin)
  • Variants: Binddi

 

Birdie

 

  • Origin: Old English and German name
  • Meaning: Vintage girl name that means “bright,” “famous,” or “bird”
  • Pronunciation: “bur-dee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #803
  • Namesakes: American stunt performer and parachutist Birdie Draper and English poet and radio host Birdie Wilder
  • Variants: Birdee, Birdy, and Byrdie

 

Bitsy

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Child of God” or “small and tiny”
  • Pronunciation: “bit-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional characters Bitsy Mae Harling in the TV series “Sordid Lives: The Series” and Bitsy Hannigan (the mother of Mike in “Friends”)
  • Variants: Bitsee

 

Bittersweet

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Combining sadness and happiness”
  • Pronunciation: “bee-ter-swit”
  • Length: 11 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Blakely

 

  • Origin: Old English unisex name
  • Meaning: Also a black name that means “black meadow” or “dark clearing”
  • Pronunciation: “blayk-lee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #167
  • Namesakes: American TV personality Blakely Jones (“The Bachelor” 2012)
  • Variants: Blakelei and Blakeleigh

 

Blanche

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Pure,” “white,” and “fair”
  • Pronunciation: “blanch”
  • Length: 7 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: French actress, comedian, and writer Blanche Gardin and American actress Blanche Baker
  • Variants: Blanch and Bianca

 

Bliss

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: Short girl name that means “joy,” “cheer,” or “intense happiness”
  • Pronunciation: “blees”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Kirby Bliss Blanton and Canadian poet Bliss Carman 
  • Variants: Blyss, Blysse, and Blisse

 

Blondie

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Light hair” or “caressing”
  • Also a favorite nickname for a person (or pet) with blond or light-colored hair
  • Pronunciation: “blond-eeh”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a musical girl name after the American rock band Blondie
  • Variants: Blondy and Blondee

 

Bobbin

 

  • Origin: English and French girl name
  • Meaning: “Small instrument used in sewing”
  • Pronunciation: “bob-een
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also part of the title of a book, “The Bobbin Girl” written by Emily Arnold McCully
  • Variants: Bobbeen

 

Bonnie

 

  • Origin: Scottish girl name
  • Meaning: “Pretty” or “attractive”
  • Pronunciation: “baa-nee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #529
  • Namesakes: American Olympic speed skater Bonnie Kathleen Blair and sportscaster Bonnie Lynn Bernstein
  • Variants: Also a nickname for “Bonita” and similar names

 

BooBoo

 

  • Origin: American unisex name
  • Meaning: “A small mistake” or “minor injury (especially to a small child)”
  • Pronunciation: “boo-boo”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: None

 

Bowie

 

  • Origin: Scottish and Irish unisex name
  • Meaning: “Yellow” or “fair-haired”
  • Pronunciation: “boh-eeh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid Bowie Rose DeHaan (the daughter of American actor Dane DeHaan and film, stage, and television actress Anna Wood)
  • Variants: Bowee

 

Bramble

 

  • Origin: Middle English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Blackberry shrub”
  • Pronunciation: “bram-bl”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Bramble Wentworth, the second eldest princess in Heather Dixon’s “Entwined” novel
  • Variants: Brambles

 

Brandi

 

  • Origin: Dutch unisex name
  • Meaning: “Distilled wine” or “brandy”
  • Pronunciation: “bran-dee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American television personality and former model Brandi Lynn Glanville and singer and songwriter Brandi Carlile
  • Variants: Brandy and Brandee

 

Bridget

 

  • Origin: Gaelic, Celtic, and Irish name for girls
  • Meaning: “Exalted one,” “power,” or “strength”
  • Pronunciation: “breed-jet”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #791
  • Namesakes: American  model and reality TV star Bridget Christina Marquardt and actress Bridget Jane Fonda
  • Variants: Brigid, Brighid, and Brigitte (French)

 

Brie

 

  • Origin: French and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Earthy name that means “marshland”
  • Pronunciation: “bree”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American musician and actress Brie Howard-Darling and philosopher Brie Gertler
  • Variants: Bree

 

Brielle

 

  • Origin: French and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: Angel name that means “heroine of God”
  • Pronunciation: “bree-ehl”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #116
  • Namesakes: American singer Brielle Von Hugel and actress Brielle Barbusca 
  • Variants: Brealle, Breelle, Briele, Brill, and Briella; also a short form of “Gabrielle” and similar names

 

Bright Eyes

 

  • Origin: American unisex name
  • Meaning: “One with bright, sparkling eyes”
  • Ideal name for a bright-eyed pet
  • Pronunciation: “brait-ais”
  • Length: 10 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Brownie

 

  • Origin: Middle English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Brown eyes or skin (or fur)” or a food name that means “chocolate baked confection”
  • Pronunciation: “brown-eeh”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American saleswoman Brownie Wise credited for the success of the Tupperware brand
  • Variants: Brownee and Browny

 

Brynlee

 

  • Origin: English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: Earthy name that means “burned clearing” or “hill meadow”
  • Pronunciation: “breen-lee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #204
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Brinlee, Brinnleigh, Brinleigh, Brinly, Brinnley, Brynlei, Brynley, Brynli, Brynlie, Brynnlie, and Brynnly

 

Brynn

 

  • Origin: Welsh gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Hill”
  • Pronunciation: “breen”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #388
  • Namesakes: American actress Brynn O’Malley and figure skater Brynn Carman
  • Variants: Bryn

 

Button

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Small knob or disk sewn onto a garment for fastening pieces together”
  • Pronunciation: “buh-tn”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: None

 

Girl Dog Names Starting With C

Cabaret

 

  • Origin: French unisex name
  • Meaning: “Shop that sells wines and liquors”
  • Pronunciation: “kah-bah-ray”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Musical name after the English music group Cabaret Voltaire
  • Variants: None

 

Cali

 

  • Origin: Latin gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Cup,” “fairest,” “lovely,” or a name that means “beautiful”
  • Pronunciation: “kah-lee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #376
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid Cali Clay Shepard (the daughter of American model Chanel Iman and football player Sterling Shepard)
  • Variants: Kali

 

Callie

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Free person” or “beautiful voice”
  • Pronunciation: “kah-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #187
  • Namesakes: American broadcast journalist and radio presenter Callie Crossley and actress Callie Hernandez
  • Variants: Kallie

 

Cameo

 

  • Origin: Italian and Middle French unisex name
  • Meaning: “Skin” or “small theatrical role or appearance (such as a cameo in a movie)”
  • Pronunciation: “kah-meh-yow”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Kameo

 

Camille

 

  • Origin: French and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Noble” or “helper to the priest”
  • Pronunciation: “kah-meel”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #236
  • Namesakes: American actress and model Camille Constance Anderson and French sculptor Camille Claudel
  • Variants: Camilla, Kamil, and Camile

 

Cappuccino

 

  • Origin: Italian unisex name
  • Meaning: “Small capuchin (a hood that covers the head)”
  • Also a type of coffee drink (espresso mixed with frothed milk)
  • Pronunciation: “kah-puh-chee-now”
  • Length: 10 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (examples include American actress and director Elizabeth Cappuccino)
  • Variants: None

 

Cara

 

  • Origin: Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “Friend”
  • Also a pet name for girls that means “loved one,” “darling,” or “beloved”
  • Pronunciation: “kah-rah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Irish folk singer Cara Dillon and English actress and model Cara Jocelyn Delevingne
  • Variants: Kara, Carah, and Carra

 

Carey

 

  • Origin: Irish unisex name
  • Meaning: “Dark” or “black”
  • Pronunciation: “kayr-eeh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Carey Lowell and former lieutenant Carey Lohrenz
  • Also a last name (e.g., American singer Mariah Carey and Australian field hockey player Ashley Carey)
  • Variants: Carrey

 

Carla

 

  • Origin: German and Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “Free man (or woman)”
  • Pronunciation: “kar-lah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #923
  • Namesakes: American jazz composer, pianist, bandleader, and organist Carla Bley and Puerto Rican basketball player Carla Cortijo
  • Variants: Karla; also a feminine form of the German boy name “Karl”

 

Carly

 

  • Origin: German nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Free man (or woman)”
  • Pronunciation: “kar-lee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #776
  • Namesakes: American singer and songwriter Carly Elisabeth Simon and Canadian actress Carly Pope
  • Variants: Karly, Carlee, and Karlee

 

Carmela

 

  • Origin: Latin and Filipino girl name
  • Meaning: “Garden” or “orchard”
  • Pronunciation: “kar-meh-lah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Carmela Soprano (the wife of Tony Soprano, the main character in the HBO series “The Sopranos”)
  • Variants: Carmella and Carmel

 

Carmen

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Garden,” “orchard,” “His resurrection,” or a musical girl name that means “song”
  • Pronunciation: “kar-mehn”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #456
  • Namesakes: Estonian supermodel Carmen Kass and American actress Carmen Electra 
  • Variants: Carmine, Carman, and Karmen

 

Carnation

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Flower name that means “flesh” or “coronation”
  • Pronunciation: “kar-nay-shon”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also the title of a Japanese TV series
  • Variants: None

 

Carol

 

  • Origin: English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: Musical name that means “joyful song”
  • Pronunciation: “kahr-ohl”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American model and actress Carol Alt and British television presenter Carol Vorderman
  • Variants: Karol

 

Cassie

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “One who shines and excels over men” or “prophetess” 
  • Pronunciation: “kah-see”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer Cassie Gaines and musician-artist Cassie Ramone 
  • Variants: Also a nickname for “Cassandra” and similar names

 

Cece

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Blind”
  • Pronunciation: “seh-seh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Kenyan singer and songwriter Cece Sagini and American genetic genealogist CeCe Moore
  • Variants: CeCe

 

Cecilia

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Blind,” “blind to one’s beauty,” or “little blind one”
  • Pronunciation: “seh-seel-yah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #145
  • Namesakes: Mexican actress Cecilia Suárez and Italian mezzo-soprano opera singer Cecilia Bartoli 
  • Variants: Cécile or Cecilija

 

Cela

 

  • Origin: Albanian, Turkish, Latin, Greek, and Polish name for girls
  • Pronunciation: “seh-lah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Cerise

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Cherry red” (a name that means “red”) or “cherry” 
  • Pronunciation: “ser-ees”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fantasy girl name after Little Red Riding Hood’s daughter in the fairytale spinoff “Ever After High” animated series and Chinese-American operatic librettist (someone who writes the text of an opera) Cerise Lim Jacobs
  • Variants: Cerisse

 

Chaca

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Genus of predatory catfish”
  • Pronunciation: “cha-kah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Chaka

 

Champagne

 

  • Origin: Latin and English unisex name
  • Meaning: “White from whites” or a type of wine
  • Pronunciation: “sham-payn”
  • Length: 9 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after the wine region of Champagne in France
  • Variants: Champaign and Champayne

 

Chance

 

  • Origin: Middle English and Old French unisex name
  • Meaning: “Good fortune” or “good luck”
  • Pronunciation: “chans”
  • Length: 6 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (examples include American television producer and actress Molly Chance and statistician Beth Chance)
  • Variants: None

 

Chantilly

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “White”
  • Pronunciation: “shan-tee-lee”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also part of a song title (“Chantilly Lace”) by The Big Bopper
  • Variants: None

 

Charity

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: A virtue name meaning “kindness” and “giving”
  • Also a pet name for girls that means “dear” 
  • Pronunciation: “cha-ree-tee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Charity Shea and Nigerian Olympic runner Charity Opara 
  • Variants: None

 

Chelsea

 

  • Origin: British gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Chalk landing place”
  • Pronunciation: “chel-see”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #692
  • Namesakes: American mixed martial artist Chelsea Chandler and Canadian actress Chelsea Clark
  • Variants: Chelsey and Chelsee

 

Chestnut

 

  • Origin: Old French unisex name
  • Meaning: “Grayish to reddish brown color” or a kind of nut
  • Pronunciation: “chest-nut”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (examples include American actress and writer Ashlei Sharpe Chestnut)
  • Variants: None

 

Cheyenne

 

  • Meaning: “Red speakers” or “speak incoherently”
  • Pronunciation: “shai-an”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #684
  • Namesakes: American singer and songwriter Cheyenne Marie Mize and actress Cheyenne Renee Haynes
  • Variants: Cheyanne 

 

Chi Chi

 

  • Origin: American and Japanese girl name
  • Meaning: “Famous,” “bright,” “clear,” “wisdom,” or “intellect”
  • Pronunciation: “chee-chee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Anime girl name after Chi Chi, the princess of Fire Mountain in the “Dragon Ball” franchise
  • Variants: Chichi and Chi-Chi

 

Chica

 

  • Origin: Portuguese and Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: Hispanic girl name that means “little girl” or “sweet little”
  • Pronunciation: “chee-kah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Japanese manga artist, designer, and illustrator Chica Umino and Chilean electronic music producer and DJ Chica Paula Schopf
  • Variants: Chika; also a feminine form of the Spanish boy name “Chico”

 

Christa

 

  • Origin: Latin, Greek, Finnish, German, Danish, and Norwegian name for girls
  • Meaning: “Chosen one” or “anointed”
  • Pronunciation: “kris-tah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Canadian pop singer Christa Borden and American actress Christa Brittany Allen
  • Variants: Krista, Khrista, and Crista

 

Cinder

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Low burning ash or wood”
  • Pronunciation: “sin-der”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Cinder Linh in “The Lunar Chronicles” novel series by Marissa Meyer
  • Variants: Cynder

 

Cindy

 

  • Origin: Greek and American girl name
  • Meaning: Name that means “light” or “from Mount Kynthos (a mountain in Greece)”
  • Pronunciation: “sin-dee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American alpine ski racer Cindy Nelson and British actress Cindy Shelley
  • Variants: Cindi, Cyndi, Cyndy, and Cindee

 

Claire

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Bright” or “clear” 
  • Pronunciation: “klayr”
  • Length: 6 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #66
  • Namesakes: American actress Claire Danes and photographer Claire Buffie 
  • Variants: Claryce, Clara (Latin), and Clair 

 

Clara

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Bright and clear”
  • Pronunciation: “klah-rah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #110
  • Namesakes: American actress Clara Gordon Bow and British model and actress Lady Clara Elizabeth Iris Paget 
  • Variants: Clarah, Clarrah, and Claire (French)

 

Clarissa

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Bright and famous”
  • Pronunciation: “klah-ree-sah”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Austrian journalist, moderator, and writer Clarissa Stadler and British-American television journalist Clarissa Ward
  • Variants: Clarisse

 

Clementine

 

  • Origin: French and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Long girl name that means “the gentle one” or “merciful and mild” 
  • Pronunciation: “kleh-men-tayn”
  • Length: 10 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #558
  • Namesakes: Australian swimmer Clementine Stoney and American actress Clementine Ford 
  • Variants: Klementine and Clementia; also a feminine variation of the Latin boy name “Clement”

 

Colby

 

  • Origin: Norse unisex name
  • Meaning: “Swarthy person’s settlement”
  • Pronunciation: “kohl-bee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Colby Minifie
  • Variants: Kolby

 

Connie

 

  • Origin: English and Latin unisex name
  • Meaning: “Steadfast” and “reliable”
  • Pronunciation: “kaa-nee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress, singer, and producer Connie Britton and Chilean chef Connie Achurra
  • Variants: Conni and Konnie

 

Constance

 

  • Origin: French and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Steadfastness,” “faithful,” or “resolute”
  • Pronunciation: “kon-stuhns”
  • Length: 9 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer and actress Constance Towers and British writer Constance Cox
  • Variants: Konstanz, Constanze, and Constancia

 

Copper

 

  • Origin: English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Reddish brown color” or a metal name
  • Pronunciation: “kaa-pr”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: None

 

Cora

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: Aesthetic girl name that means “maiden,” “daughter,” “heart,” or “core”
  • Pronunciation: “kohr-uh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #75
  • Namesakes: American singer and dancer Cora LaRedd and Irish violinist Cora Venus Lunny
  • Also another name for Persephone, the Greek goddess of fertility and the powerful but kind queen of the underworld
  • Variants: Also spelled as Kora or Kore

 

Coraline

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: Hippie girl name that means “heart,” “maiden,” or “coral”
  • Also a mermaid name
  • Pronunciation: “kaw-rah-line”
  • Length: 4 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #676
  • Namesakes: French cross country skier and 2018 Winter Olympics athlete Coraline Hugue and American software developer Coraline Ada Ehmke
  • Variants: Koraline, Coralena, and Coralline

 

Cordelia

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Jewel of the sea,” “daughter of the sea,” or “heart of the sea”
  • Pronunciation: “kor-deel-yah”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American heiress and philanthropist Cordelia Scaife May and British academic psychologist and writer Cordelia Fine
  • Variants: Kordelia, Coredilla, and Cordella

 

Courtney

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Short nose” or “from the court”
  • Pronunciation: “kort-nee”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer and songwriter Courtney Marie Andrews and New Zealander actress Courtney Abbot
  • Variants: Courtnee and Kourtney

 

Cricket

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: Nature name after an insect
  • Also the name of a game played with a bat and ball
  • Pronunciation: “kree-ket”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Cutie

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Someone or something cute”
  • Pronunciation: “kyoo-tee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Cutey

 

Girl Dog Names Starting With D

Daiquiri

 

  • Origin: English and Cuban girl name
  • Meaning: “Alcoholic drink often made of rum with sugar and fruit juice or crushed fruit”
  • Pronunciation: “dai-kee-ree”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after an iron mine and a beach near Santiago de Cuba
  • Variants: Daikiri

 

Dakota

 

  • Origin: Sioux – Native American gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Friend” or “ally” 
  • Pronunciation: “duh-kow-tah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #258
  • Namesakes: American actresses Dakota Mayi Johnson and Hannah Dakota Fanning 
  • Variants: Dakoda and Dakottah 

 

Dallas

 

  • Origin: Scottish unisex name
  • Meaning: Earthy name that means “the valley meadows”
  • Pronunciation: “dah-luhs”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #645
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after the city of Dallas in Texas
  • Variants: None

 

Danica

 

  • Origin: Slavic girl name
  • Meaning: Girl space name that means “morning star”
  • Pronunciation: “dah-nee-kah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actresses Danica Lee and Danica McKellar 
  • Variants: Danika and Dannica

 

Daphne

 

  • Origin: Hebrew and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: Girl plant name that means “laurel” or “bay tree” 
  • Pronunciation: “daf-nuh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #278
  • Namesakes: English writer Daphne du Maurier and American actress Daphne Zuniga 
  • Also a mythical name after the nymph who was turned into a plant so she could escape the Greek god Apollo (he was trying to pursue her, but she didn’t love him back)
  • Variants: Defne, Dafne, and Dapine

 

Darbie

 

  • Origin: English and Old Norse gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Without envy” or “deer park”
  • Pronunciation: “dar-bee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Magical name after Darbie O’Brien, a character in Amazon’s “Just Add Magic
  • Variants: Darby

 

Darla

 

  • Origin: British girl name
  • Meaning: Pet name for girls that means “ dearly beloved” or “darling”
  • Pronunciation: “dar-lah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American child actress Darla Hood (she also played the fictional character Darla in “The Little Rascals” film) and Puerto Rican model Darla Pacheco
  • Variants: Darly

 

Darlene

 

  • Origin: Old English girl name
  • Meaning: “Dearling” or “darling”
  • Pronunciation: “dar-leen”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Canadian-American actress Darlene Gillespie and Brazilian footballer Darlene de Souza
  • Variants: Darleen

 

Davina

 

  • Origin: Hebrew and Scottish girl name
  • Meaning: “Beloved”
  • Pronunciation: “daw-vee-nah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #563
  • Namesakes: British television presenter Davina McCall and American R&B singer Davina Bussey

 

Dee Dee

 

  • Origin: Welsh, Latin, Irish, and Gaelic girl name
  • Meaning: “Divine,” “broken-hearted,” or “pleasure”
  • Pronunciation: “dee-dee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American soul singer Dee Dee Warwick (real name Delia Juanita Warrick) and jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater (real name Denise Eileen Garrett)
  • Variants: Also a short form of longer names that start with D, including “Denise,” “Delia,” and “Danielle”

 

Delia

 

  • Origin: Greek and Roman girl name
  • Meaning: “From Delos (a Greek island)”
  • Pronunciation: “del-yah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American author and Shakespearean scholar Delia Bacon and Malaysian professional squash player Delia Arnold
  • Variants: Delja and Delya

 

Delilah

 

  • Origin: Hebrew and ancient Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: “Amorous” or “delicate” 
  • Pronunciation: “duh-ly-luh”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #58
  • Namesakes: American contemporary artist Delilah Montoya and distance runner Delilah DiCrescenzo
  • Also a biblical girl name after Samson’s Philistine girlfriend who, according to the Bible, discovered his secret and gave him a haircut, making him lose his incredible strength and leading to the Israelites’ defeat under the Philistines 
  • Variants: Delila and Dalila

 

Desirae

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Desire”
  • Pronunciation: “deh-seh-ray”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American comedian Desiree Burch and “The 5 Browns” classical piano musician Desirae Brown 
  • Variants: Deserae

 

Destiny

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Virtue name that means “destiny” or “fate”
  • Pronunciation: “des-tee-nee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #391
  • Namesakes: American beauty queen and Miss Maryland 2015 Destiny Joy Clark and Maltese pop singer Destiny Chukunyere
  • Variants: Destini, Destiney, Destinei, and Destinee

 

Dewdrop

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “A drop of dew”
  • Pronunciation: “dyoo-drop”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Dew Drop

 

Diamond

 

  • Origin: British unisex name
  • Meaning: “Brilliant,” “of high value,” or “a hard gemstone”
  • Pronunciation: “dai-mond”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Diamond Donner and basketball player Diamond DeShields
  • Variants: Diamante (Spanish girl name)

 

Dido

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Wanderer” or “virgin”
  • Pronunciation: “dai-dow”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English singer/songwriter Dido (real name Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong) and fictional character Dido Twite, the protagonist in Joan Aiken’s “Wolves Chronicles” books
  • Variants: None

 

Dillie

 

  • Origin: Welsh girl name
  • Meaning: “Born near the sea”
  • Pronunciation: “dee-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Dillie Tucker in Jennifer Crusie’s “Welcome to Temptation” novel
  • Variants: Dilly

 

Diva

 

  • Origin: Celtic girl name
  • Meaning: “Beloved and beautiful” or “the divine one”
  • Also a slang term for “a famous female opera singer” or “a temperamental, self-important person (or dog)”
  • Pronunciation: “dee-vah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Divva

 

Dixie

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Tenth”
  • Pronunciation: “dik-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American children’s author Dixie Lucile Reiniger Willson and Australian Olympic distance runner Dixie Isabel Willis
  • Variants: Dixxie

 

Dodie

 

  • Origin: American and Hebrew nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Gift of God” or “well loved and cherished”
  • Pronunciation: “dow-dee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American journalist and author Dodie Kazanjian and pop singer Dodie Stevens (real name Geraldine Ann Pasquale)
  • Variants: Dody

 

Dolores

 

  • Origin: Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: “Sorrows” or “pain”
  • Pronunciation: “doh-loh-res”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Dolores Costello and Spanish hammer thrower Dolores Pedrares
  • Variants: Doloris, Dolours, and Dolor

 

Donna

 

  • Origin: English and Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “Lady”
  • Pronunciation: “doh-nah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer and actress Donna Loren and country singer Donna Fargo
  • Variants: Dona and Donnah

 

Girl Dog Names Starting With E

Eartha

 

  • Origin: English  girl name
  • Meaning: “Earthy” or “of the Earth”
  • Pronunciation: “erth-uh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer and songwriter Eartha Moore and singer and actress Eartha Mae Kitt
  • Variants: Gaia (also means “Earth”)

 

Edie

 

  • Origin: Anglo Saxon and Old English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Prosperous in war”
  • Pronunciation: “eh-dee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American businesswoman, actress, comedian, and singer Edie Adams and American actress Edie Falco
  • Variants: Eddie and Eddy

 

Edith

 

  • Origin: Old English girl name
  • Meaning: “Strife for wealth,” “prosperous in war,” “rich battle,” or “prosperity”
  • Pronunciation: “eeh-dith”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #513
  • Namesakes: Swiss soprano Edith Mathis and American painter Edith Dimock 
  • Variants: Edyth and Ditte

 

Effie

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Well-spoken”
  • Pronunciation: “eh-fee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English theater manager and actress Effie Bancroft and American silent film actress Effie Shannon
  • Variants: Eppie; also a short variation of “Eufemia” (Italian) and similar names

 

Ele

 

  • Origin: Hawaiian girl name
  • Pronunciation: “eh-leh”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Eleh

 

Eleanor

 

  • Origin: French and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Shining light”
  • Pronunciation: “el-uh-nawr”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #16
  • Namesakes: American musician Eleanor Friedberger and English actress Eleanor Tomlinson 
  • Variants: Ellenore, Elinor, Eleanore, Elanor, Eleanora, and Elenora

 

Electra

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Radiant,” “bright,” “amber,” “the fiery sun” (a name that means “sun”), or “shining”
  • Pronunciation: “eh-lek-truh”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American library scientist Electra Collins Doren and antique collector Electra Havemeyer Webb 
  • Also a mythical name after one of the Greek Pleiades (seven nymph sisters)
  • Variants: Elektra

 

Elisha

 

  • Origin: Hebrew and Latin unisex name
  • Meaning: “The salvation of God”
  • Pronunciation: “el-eeh-shah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+ (girl)
  • Namesakes: Canadian actress Elisha Cuthbert and English professional footballer Elisha N’Dow
  • Variants: Eleisha and Elishah

 

Eliza

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Joyful” or “God is satisfaction” 
  • Pronunciation: “ih-ly-zah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #122
  • Namesakes: American actress Eliza Patricia Dushku and English actress and singer Eliza Bennett 
  • Variants: Elliza; also a nickname or short form of “Elizabeth” and similar names

 

Ella

 

  • Origin: German, English, and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Goddess,” “fairy maiden,” or a name that means “beautiful”
  • Pronunciation: “ehl-uh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank:  #25
  • Namesakes: American painter and musician Ella Guru and child actress Ella Anderson
  • Variants: Ela and Ellah

 

Elle

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “She (pronoun),” “sun ray,” or a name that means “ light”
  • Pronunciation: “ehl”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #392
  • Namesakes: American singer, songwriter, and actress Elle King and Canadian romantic fiction writer Elle Kennedy
  • Variants: Ellie and Elleh

 

Eloise

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: A warrior name that means “famous warrior”
  • Pronunciation: “eh-loh-eez”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #86
  • Namesakes: Australian long-distance runner Eloise Wellings and American children’s writer Eloise McGraw 
  • Variants: Eloisa (Spanish girl name) and Heloise (French girl name)

 

Elsie

 

  • Origin: Hebrew and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Pledged to God”
  • Pronunciation: “ehl-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #188
  • Namesakes: American actress and singer Elsie Baker and English bookseller Elsie Bertram
  • Variants: Elssie and Elzy

 

Ember

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Pronunciation: “em-ber”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #160
  • Namesakes: American actress and model Ember (born Amber Davis) and lawyer and radio personality Ember Reichgott Junge
  • Variants: Emberly

 

Emelia

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Industrious” or “rival”
  • Pronunciation: “eh-meel-yah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #520
  • Namesakes: Australian film and television actress Emelia Jane Burns and British middle and long-distance runner Emelia Jane Gorecka
  • Variants: Emilia, Emella, and Emilla

 

Emery

 

  • Origin: German and British gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Powerful ruler” or “labor ruler”
  • Pronunciation: “eh-meh-ree”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #82
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Emery Ashworth in “The Children of Hypnos” by Francesca Zappia and celebrity kid Emery Farryn Abbott (the daughter of American musician Josh Abbott)
  • Variants: Emerie

 

Emma

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Entire” or “universal”
  • Pronunciation: “eh-mah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #2
  • Namesakes: British actress Emma Watson and American actress and singer Emma Roberts
  • Variants: Ema and Emmy

 

Enid

 

  • Origin: Celtic and British girl name
  • Meaning: “Life,” “soul,” “spirit,” or “purity”
  • Pronunciation: “eh-nuhd”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American sculptor Enid Yandell and poet Enid Shomer 
  • Also a goddess name after the Celtic and Welsh goddess in Arthurian legend
  • Variants: Enide, Ehnid, and Ennid

 

Erin

 

  • Origin: Gaelic name
  • Meaning: “Ireland” or “from the island to the west”
  • Pronunciation: “eh-ruhn”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #685
  • Namesakes: American environmental activist and paralegal Erin Brockovich and Australian former netball player Erin Bell
  • Variants: Erynn and Eryn

 

Eris

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: Short girl name that means “discord” or “strife” 
  • Pronunciation: “ehr-ees”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Swiss professional footballer Eris Abedini and American child actress Eris Baker 
  • Also after the Greek goddess of strife, discord, and chaos (the counterpart of the Roman goddess Discordia)
  • Variants: Eries

 

Esme

 

  • Origin: Old French unisex name
  • Meaning: “Esteemed” or “loved”
  • Pronunciation: “ez-may”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #307
  • Namesakes: English actress and writer Esmé Wynne-Tyson and American musician Esmé Patterson
  • Variants: Also spelled as Esmé (with an accent)

 

Essex

 

  • Origin: Old English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Eastern” (geographical direction)
  • Pronunciation:  “eh-seks”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after a county in New Jersey, USA, and in southeast England
  • Variants: None

 

Estelle

 

  • Origin: French and Latin girl name 
  • Meaning: Girl space name that means “star”
  • Pronunciation: “es-tell”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #723
  • Namesakes: British rapper Estelle and American actress Estelle Getty 
  • Variants: Estele or Stella

 

Esther

 

  • Origin: Persian girl name
  • Meaning: “Star”
  • Pronunciation: “eh-str”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #139
  • Namesakes: American cultural anthropologist Esther Newton and English actress Esther McCracken
  • Also a biblical girl name after the Israelite who became the Persian queen; according to the Old Testament; Queen Esther risked her life to save her people
  • Variants: Ester, Eistir (Irish girl name), Estee (French name) and Hester

 

Etta

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Rules her household” or “the keeper of the hearth”
  • Pronunciation: “et-uh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American cartoonist Etta Hulme and Austrian writer Etta Federn
  • Variants: Eta and Ettah

 

Eudora

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Good gift,” “nice present,” or “generous gift”
  • Pronunciation: “yoo-daw-rah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American poet and hymn writer Eudora Stone Bumstead and writer Eudora Welty
  • Also a mystical name after the Greek sea nymph or nereid of sailing and a good catch (of fish)
  • Variants: Eudorah

 

Euterpe

 

  • OriginSource: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Delight,” “give pleasure,” “rejoicing,” or “good”
  • Pronunciation: “yoo-ter-peh”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Musical girl name after the Greek goddess and muse of music and lyric poetry 
  • Variants/Equivalent: None

 

Eve

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Life,” “full of life,” or “life-giving”
  • Pronunciation: “eev”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #554
  • Namesakes: American actress Eve Gordon and Armenian-American composer Eve Beglarian
  • Also a biblical name after the first woman who was created by God from Adam’s rib, as narrated in the creation story found in Genesis (the first book in the Bible)
  • Variants: Eva, Efa (Welsh), Ewa (Polish girl name), Hawa (Arabic girl name), and Aoife (Gaelic)

 

Evelyn

 

  • Origin: British gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Island,” “desired,” or a rainbow baby name that means “wished-for child”
  • Pronunciation: “eev-uh-leen”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #9
  • Namesakes: American character actress Evelyn Varden and Swiss singer-songwriter Evelyn Zangger 
  • Variants: Evelien, Evelin, Eveline, Eveleen, and Evelyne

 

Evie

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Life”
  • Pronunciation: “eeh-vee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #275
  • Namesakes: American producer and actress Evie Peck and British cyclist Evie Richards
  • Variants: Eve

 

Ewok

 

  • Origin: American invented name
  • Meaning: “Fictional species of small, mammaloid, and furry bipeds in the ‘Star Wars’ universe”
  • Pronunciation: “eeh-wok”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Expresso

 

  • Origin: Italian and Latin unisex name
  • Meaning: “Pressed out” or “pressed out” (refers to coffee)
  • Pronunciation: “ex-pres-oh”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Espresso

 

Girl Dog Names Starting With F

Faith

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Devotion,” “belief,” “trust,” or “loyalty”
  • Pronunciation: “fayth”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #191
  • Namesakes: American singer Faith Hill and actress and singer Faith Prince
  • Variants: None

 

Fancy

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Whimsical” or “decorative”
  • Pronunciation: “fan-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Fannie

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Vintage girl name that means “free one” or “from France”
  • Pronunciation: “fan-eeh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress, comedian, and author Fannie Flagg and Venezuelan female bodybuilder Fannie Barrios
  • Variants: Fanny

 

Fantasia

 

  • Origin: Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: “Fantasy”
  • Pronunciation: “fan-tay-zhuh”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer and actress Fantasia (full name Fantasia Monique Barrino-Taylor)
  • Variants: Fantasy

 

Farrah

 

  • Origin: Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: “Rejoice,” “joy,” or “happiness”
  • Pronunciation: “fah-rah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American TV personality Farrah Abraham and sports sailor Farrah Hall 
  • Variants: Farra and Farah 

 

Fatima

 

  • Origin: Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: “To abstain,” “to wean,” or “daughter of the Prophet”
  • Pronunciation: “fah-tee-mah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #352
  • Namesakes: Brazilian singer and composer Fátima Guedes and American child actress and model Fátima Ptacek
  • Variants: Fatimah and Fatimma

 

Faye

 

  • Origin: Old Norman French and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Magical name that means “fairy,” “loyalty,” “fair,” or “belief”
  • Pronunciation: “fay” 
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #564
  • Namesakes: English TV personality Faye Winter and American mystery novel writer Faye Kellerman 
  • Variants: Phae, Fay, and Fae

 

Feebs

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Energetic dog”
  • Pronunciation: “feebs”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Felicity

 

  • Origin: English and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Happiness”
  • Pronunciation: “feh-lee-see-tee”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #457
  • Namesakes: Australian Olympic swimmer Felicity Madeline Galvez and American actress Felicity Kendall Huffman
  • Variants: Felicita, Felicitas, Felizitas, Felicidad, and Felicia

 

Fern

 

  • Origin: Old English girl name
  • Meaning: Girl plant name that means “feathery-leafed plant”
  • Pronunciation: “fern”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American painter Fern Isabel Coppedge and English TV presenter Fern Margaret Price Britton
  • Variants: None

 

Finley

 

  • Origin: Gaelic; Scottish, and British unisex name
  • Meaning: “Fair hero” or “courageous one”
  • Pronunciation: “fin-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #218
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid Finley Lockwood (the daughter of American singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley and guitarist-producer Michael Lockwood)
  • Variants: Finlee and Finleigh

 

Fiona

 

  • Origin: Irish, Gaelic, and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Fair and beautiful” or “white” 
  • Pronunciation: “fee-yoh-nah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #357
  • Namesakes: British TV presenter Fiona Bruce and American singer-songwriter Fiona Apple 
  • Also a mystical name after the beautiful and kind Princess Fiona, who also transforms into an ogre (human-eating giant) in the “Shrek” series

 

Flo

 

  • Origin: Latin unisex name
  • Meaning: “Flower,” “flourishing,” or “prosperous”
  • Pronunciation: “flow”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: French actress, singer, and filmmaker Flo Ankah and Argentine fashion model Flo Gennaro
  • Variants: Also a short form of “Flo-” names such as “Florencia” and “Florentina”

 

Florence

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Blossoming or “flourishing”
  • Pronunciation: “flaw-renz”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #622
  • Namesakes: English journalist and feminist Florence Caroline Dixie and American Olympic sprinter Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner
  • Variants: Florencia, Florencita, Florinia, and Fiorenza (Italian)

 

Florida

 

  • Origin: Latin and Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: “Flower,” “blossom,” or “flowery” 
  • Pronunciation: “flaw-ree-dah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after a state in the US
  • Variants: None

 

Floss

 

  • Origin: Latin and American nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Flourishing,” “flower,” or “a string used to clean in-between the teeth”
  • Probably not ideal for human babies but can be a hilarious name for your pet
  • Pronunciation: “flos”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also the title of the song “Floss Dance” by Jack Hartmann
  • Variants: None

 

Fluffy

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Full of fluff”
  • Pronunciation: “fluh-fee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Foxface

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “One with a face like a fox”
  • Pronunciation: “fox-fays”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Foxface, the nickname that Katniss Everdeen used for Finch Crossly because of her sly, fox-like face
  • Variants: Fox Face

 

Fran

 

  • Origin: American, Spanish, Croatian, Slovene, Albanian, and Italian unisex name
  • Meaning: “Free” or “from France”
  • Pronunciation: “fran”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress and comedian Fran Drescher (real name Francine Joy Drescher)
  • Variants: Frannie; also a short form of longer “Fran-” names such as “Francisca” and “Francine”

 

Frances

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “From France” or “free one” 
  • Pronunciation: “fraan-sis”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #418
  • Namesakes: After politician Frances Perkins, known as the first woman to serve in a US Cabinet position
  • Variants: Francoise (French), Franceska, and Francesca

 

Frenchie

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “French bulldog” or “a French”
  • Pronunciation: “fren-chee”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Filipino singer and actress Frenchie Dy
  • Variants: Frenchy

 

Friday

 

  • Origin: Old English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Day of Frig (with links to the Norse goddess Frigg)”
  • Pronunciation: “frai-day”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Frosting

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Icing on cake or other pastries”
  • Pronunciation: “frah-sting”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Fuzzy

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Muddleheaded” or “incoherent”
  • Pronunciation: “fuh-zee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Girl Dog Names Starting With G

Gabi

 

  • Origin: Hebrew unisex name
  • Meaning: “Hero or heroine of God” or “God is my strength” 
  • Pronunciation: “gab-eeh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+ (girls)
  • Namesakes: American professional wrestler, TV personality, and cheerleader Gabi Butler (real name Gabriella Butler)
  • Variants: Gabbie and Gabby

 

Gemma

 

  • Origin: English and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Jewel” or “gem”
  • Pronunciation: “gem-uh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #197
  • Namesakes: English actress, radio presenter, and influencer Gemma Louise Atkinson and Australian water polo player Gemma Beadsworth
  • Variants: Gemmah and Gem

 

Genesis

 

  • Origin: Hebrew gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: Biblical name that means “birth,” “origin,” or “beginning”
  • Pronunciation: “jen-uh-sis”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #65 (girls)
  • Namesakes: Venezuelan female volleyball player Génesis Franchesco and American actress and model Genesis Rodriguez 
  • Variants: Jenesis

 

Geneva

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Juniper tree”
  • Pronunciation: “jee-nee-vah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Geneva Mitchell and journalist Geneva Overholser 
  • Variants: Can also be a short form of “Genevieve” and “Genovefa”

 

Genie

 

  • Origin: Hebrew and Arabic unisex name
  • Meaning: “Well-born, noble,” spiritual name that means “God is gracious,” or magical name that means “shapeshifting, wish-granting being trapped in a bottle or lamp”
  • Pronunciation: “jee-nee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Genie Wiley, dubbed as “the Feral Child” due to the severe neglect and abuse she experienced
  • Variants: Jinny

 

Georgia

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Farmer”
  • Pronunciation: “jor-jah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #162
  • Namesakes: American actress Georgia Bright Engel and British-American designer and fashion model Georgia May Ayeesha Jagger 
  • Variants: Georgina, Georgette, or Georgea

 

Gia

 

  • Origin: Italian girl name 
  • Meaning: “God is gracious” or “God’s gracious gift” 
  • Pronunciation: “jee-uh”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #267
  • Namesakes: American model Gia Carangi and fashion designer Gia Ventola 
  • Variants: Jia and Giah

 

Gianella

 

  • Origin: Italian and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “God is gracious”
  • Pronunciation: “jee-uh-nel-uh”
  • Length: 8 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American professional makeup artist Gianella Ortmann and Peruvian actress Gianella Neyra 
  • Variants: Gianela, Giannela, and Jianella

 

Gidget

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Small girl”
  • Pronunciation: “gid-jet”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character and protagonist in the novel “Gidget, the Little Girl with Big Ideas
  • Variants: None

 

Gillian

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Youthful”
  • Pronunciation: “jee-lee-yan”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American director and actress Gillian MacLaren Jacobs and Australian dance musician Gillian Blakeney 
  • Variants: Jillian

 

Gina

 

  • Origin: Greek and Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “Queen”
  • Pronunciation: “jee-nuh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English actress and singer Gina Beck and American rock critic Gina Arnold
  • Variants: Ginna, Geena, Gena, Jina, Jeana, and Jeanna

 

Giselle

 

  • Origin: French and German girl name
  • Meaning: “Pledge” or “hostage”
  • Pronunciation: “jee-sel”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #351
  • Namesakes: Puerto Rican actress and television host Giselle Blondet and Cuban-American singer-songwriter Giselle Bellas
  • Variants: Gisele, Gisèle, Gisela, Gizel, and Gizele

 

Giustina

 

  • Origin: Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “Righteous” or “fair and just”
  • Pronunciation: “joos-tee-nah”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Also spelled as “Giustiniana” or “Justina”; the Italian form of “Justine”

 

Gizmo

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Small gadget”
  • Pronunciation: “giz-moh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Gloria

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “The glorious one” or “immortal glory” 
  • Pronunciation: “glaw-ree-yah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #631
  • Namesakes: Cuban-American singer-songwriter Gloria Estefan and American singer Gloria Gaynor 
  • Variants: Glorea, Glory, and Gloree

 

Glorious

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Worthy of or bringing admiration and fame”
  • Pronunciation: “glaw-ree-uhs”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Godiva

 

  • Origin: Old English girl name
  • Meaning: “God’s gift”
  • Pronunciation: “guh-dai-vah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Godiva (aka Dorcas Leigh in DC Comics) or a mythical name after the 11th century noblewoman Lady Godiva, who protested the high taxes by reportedly riding nude around the town (her husband was the earl who was taxing the people)
  • Variants: Godivah and Godyvah

 

Gothel

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Godmother”
  • Pronunciation: “goh-thel”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Mother Gothel in the “Rapunzel” fairytale
  • Variants: None

 

Grace

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Blessing,” “generosity and goodness,” or “favor”
  • Pronunciation: “grays”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #35
  • Namesakes: American actress Grace Kaufman and Canadian actress Grace Lynn Kung 
  • Variants: Gratia, Gracia, and Grazie

 

Greta

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Pearl”
  • Pronunciation: “greh-tah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #858
  • Namesakes: Italian-Australian actress Greta Scacchi and fictional character Greta James in the film “Begin Again” 
  • Variants: Can also be a nickname for “Margaret” or “Gretchen”

 

Girl Dog Names Starting With H

Hadleigh

 

  • Origin: Old English girl name
  • Meaning: Earthy name that means “heathery field,” “clearing where heather grows,” or “heather meadow”
  • Pronunciation: “had-lay”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #965
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after the town of Hadleigh in Suffolk, England
  • Variants: Hadlee and Hadley 

 

Haley

 

  • Origin: Old English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Hay clearing” or “hay meadow” 
  • Pronunciation: “hay-lee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #603
  • Namesakes: American ice hockey player Haley Mack and basketball player Haley Jones
  • Variants: Hailey, Halley, and Haleigh

 

Hallie

 

  • Origin: Old English girl name
  • Meaning: “Dweller at the meadow”
  • Pronunciation: “hahl-eeh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #227
  • Namesakes: American actress and director Hallie Meyers-Shyer and rugby union player Hallie Taufo’ou
  • Variants: Haileigh

 

Hannah

 

  • Origin: Latin, Hebrew, and English girl name
  • Meaning: “God’s gift to the world” or a name that means “grace”
  • Pronunciation: “han-nuh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #47
  • Namesakes: American poet Hannah Weiner and snowboarder Hannah Teter 
  • Also a biblical girl name after the prophet Samuel’s mother 
  • Variants: Also another form of the Disney name “Anna”

 

Happy

 

  • Origin: American gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Joyful,” “luck,” “prosperous,” or “chance”
  • Pronunciation: “hah-pee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Happee

 

Harley

 

  • Origin: Old English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Hare’s meadow”
  • Pronunciation: “haar-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #331
  • Namesakes: DC Comics character Harley Quinn and English actress and voice actress Harley Bird
  • Variants: Harleigh and Harlee

 

Harper

 

  • Origin: British gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: Occupational name that means “minstrel” or “someone who plays the harp” 
  • Pronunciation: “harp-er”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #11 (girls)
  • Namesakes: American novelist Harper Lee (she was the 1961 Pulitzer Prize winner for her novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird”)
  • Variants: Harpor, Harpour, Härpfer, Harpur, and Harpere

 

Harriet

 

  • Origin: Old High German and French girl name
  • Meaning: “Home ruler”
  • Pronunciation: “har-yet”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: British actress Dame Harriet Mary Walter and American actress Harriet Nelson 
  • Variants: Harriette, Harriett, and Harrietta

 

Hattie

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: Vintage girl name that means “estate ruler”
  • Pronunciation: “hah-tee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #411
  • Namesakes: American actress, singer-songwriter, and comedian Hattie McDaniel and actress Hattie Winston
  • Variants: Harriet

 

Haven

 

  • Origin: Old English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “A place of refuge” or “safe harbor” 
  • Pronunciation: “hay-ven”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #285
  • Namesakes: American author, novelist, and poet Haven Kimmel and pair skater Haven Denney
  • Variants: Hayven and Havyn

 

Hazel

 

  • Origin: Old English girl name
  • Meaning: Nature name for girls that means “the hazel tree”
  • Pronunciation: “hay-zel”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #27
  • Namesakes: Irish YouTuber, filmmaker, and author Hazel Hayes and British-born Bollywood (India) film actress Hazel Crowney
  • Variants: Hazelle, Hazell, Heizle, and Hasel

 

Heaven

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Paradise”
  • Pronunciation: “heh-vn”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #496
  • Namesakes: American actress Trent Heaven “Fivel” Stewart and celebrity kid Heaven Howard (the daughter of American actor Terrence Howard)
  • Variants: Nevaeh (backward spelling)

 

Heidi

 

  • Origin: Old German girl name
  • Meaning: “Noble kind”
  • Pronunciation: “hy-dee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #370
  • Namesakes: American correspondent and news anchor Heidi Collins and singer and songwriter Heidi Berry
  • Variants: Heide and Heidrun

 

Henley

 

  • Origin: British gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “High meadow”
  • Pronunciation: “hen-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #737
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after Henley Beach in South Australia
  • Variants: Henlee and Henleigh

 

Henrietta

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Keeper of the hearth” or “rules her household” 
  • Pronunciation: “hen-ree-yeh-tah”
  • Length: 9 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American author and artist Henrietta Barclay Paist and English writer Henrietta Garnett
  • Variants: Also a feminine variation of the German boy name “Henry”

 

Hillary

 

  • Origin: Latin and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Cheerful”
  • Pronunciation: “hee-lah-ree”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American country singer Hillary Dawn Scott and actress Hillary Wolf
  • Variants: Hilary, Illari, and Ellari

 

Holiday

 

  • Origin: British unisex name
  • Meaning: “Holy day”
  • Pronunciation: “haa-lee-day”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (such as American actress Hope Holiday and R&B singer Tasha Holiday)
  • Variants: Holliday

 

Holly

 

  • Origin: English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Clearing by the hollow” or “holly plant”
  • Pronunciation: “haa-lee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #459
  • Namesakes: American songwriter, musician, and singer Holly Knight and Canadian jazz singer and actress Holly Cole
  • Variants: Hollee, Holli, and Holleigh

 

Honey

 

  • Origin: Old English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Sweetness” or “nectar”
  • Also a pet name for a loved one
  • Pronunciation: “huh-nee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American TV personality and actress Rhonda Honey Shear and English band The Honeycombs’ drummer Honey Langtree
  • Variants: Nectar

 

Honeybee

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Bee that makes honey”
  • Pronunciation: “haa-nee-bee”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Honey Bee

 

Honeysuckle

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Flower name”
  • Pronunciation: “haa-nee-suh-kl”
  • Length: 11 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Girl Dog Names Starting With I

Ibby

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Pledged to God”
  • Pronunciation: “eeh-bee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Ibby (full name Isabel), the protagonist in “Sick Kids In Love” book
  • Variants: Ibbie

 

Ice

 

  • Origin: American nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Frozen water”
  • Pronunciation: “ais”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American rapper Ice Spice (real name Isis Naija Gaston)
  • Variants: Icy

 

Ida

 

  • Origin: Old Norse and Germanic girl name
  • Meaning: “Industrious”
  • Pronunciation: “eeh-duh”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Polish-American actress Ida Nowakowska and Italian children’s author Ida Baccini 
  • Variants: Idah, Idda, and Eida

 

Iggy

 

  • Origin: English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Fiery one” (a name that means “fire”)
  • Pronunciation: “ig-eeh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Australian rapper Iggy Azalea (stage name of Amethyst Amelia Kelly)
  • Variants: Iggie

 

Imani

 

  • Origin: Swahili – African and Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: Spiritual name that means “belief” or “faith” 
  • Pronunciation: “eeh-man-eeh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #503
  • Namesakes: American violinist, singer, and songwriter Imani Coppola and jazz singer Imani Uzuri
  • Variants: Immani and Imanee

 

Inari

 

  • Origin: Japanese unisex name
  • Meaning: “Loaded with rice”
  • Pronunciation: “eeh-nah-ree”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also an anime name as a part of the title “Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha” of a Japanese manga series
  • Variants: Innari and Inarri

 

Indi

 

  • Origin: Hindi and English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Independent”
  • Pronunciation: “een-dee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Australian professional wrestler Indi Hartwell (ring name of Samantha De Martin)
  • Variants: Inddi and Indie

 

India

 

  • Origin: Sanskrit girl name
  • Meaning: “River” (name that means “water”)
  • Pronunciation: “een-dee-uh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #974
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after a country in South Asia
  • Variants: Indiya

 

Indigo

 

  • Origin: Greek and English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “From India,” “Indian dye,” or “a deep blue dye”
  • Pronunciation: “in-dee-goh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #982
  • Namesakes: Australian indie rock musician Indigo Sparke and American-Brazilian singer-songwriter Indigo De Souza 
  • Variants: None

 

Indira

 

  • Origin: Sanskrit girl name
  • Meaning: “Beauty” or “splendid” 
  • Pronunciation: “een-dee-rah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Yugoslavian singer Indira “Indy” Aradinovic and French model Indira Ampiot (also Miss France 2023)
  • Also a goddess name as an alternative name for Lakshmi (Hindu goddess of beauty and prosperity)
  • Variants: Endira and Endirah 

 

Inez

 

  • Origin: Portuguese, Spanish, and French girl name 
  • Meaning: “Pure”
  • Pronunciation: “eeh-nez”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Danish actress and TV presenter Inez Bjørg David and American novelist and television writer Inez Asher 
  • Variants: Ines

 

Ingrid

 

  • Origin: Scandinavian girl name
  • Meaning: “Fair” or “Ing’s beauty (relates to Ing, the Norse god of fertility)” 
  • Pronunciation: “een-grid”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer and rapper Ingrid Burley and country music singer and songwriter Ingrid Elizabeth Andress
  • Variants: Ingríðr (Old Norse)

 

Iona

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Dove,” “omen,” or “yew place”
  • Pronunciation: “eye-yoh-nah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Jamaican triathlete Iona Wynter and English folklorist Iona Margaret Balfour Archibald 
  • Variants: Yona and Ioanna 

 

Irene

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Peace”
  • Pronunciation: “eye-reen”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #667
  • Namesakes: American artist Irene Rousseau and an anime girl name after the fictional character Irene Belserion from the Japanese “Fairy Tail” manga series
  • Also after the Greek goddess of peace
  • Variants: Airene, Eirene, Eireen, Irina, Yarina (Russian name for girls), and Irina; the equivalent of the Roman goddess Pax

 

Iris

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Rainbow”
  • Pronunciation: “ai-ruhs”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #84
  • Namesakes: American singer Iris DeMent and fashion icon Iris Apfel 
  • Variants: Irie, Iiris, Írisz, and Irish

 

Isadora

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Gift of Isis (Egyptian goddess of fertility)”
  • Pronunciation: “ees-uh-doh-rah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Serbian writer Isidora Bjelica and American dancer Isadora Duncan 
  • Variants: Isadorra and Isidora

 

Ivory

 

  • Origin: American and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Fair,” “pure,” or “white as elephant tusks”
  • Pronunciation: “ai-vor-eeh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American sprinter Ivory Crockett and R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist Ivory Joe Hunter 
  • Variants: Ivorieh, Ivorine, Ivorie, and Ivoreen

 

Ivy

 

  • Origin: British girl name
  • Meaning: “Climbing evergreen plant”
  • Pronunciation: “ai-vee”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #42
  • Namesakes: Australian artist (painter) Ivy Shore and American actress, singer, and voice-over artist Ivy Austin 
  • Variants: Ivie, Ivee, and Ivey

 

Izzy

 

  • Origin: Hebrew gender-neutral name 
  • Meaning: “God’s promise”
  • Pronunciation: “iz-eeh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English operatic pop soprano Izzy (real name Isobel Cooper) and cricketer Izzy (real name Isabelle Izzy Westbury)
  • Variants: Izzie

 

Girl Dog Names Starting With J

Jackie

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “God is gracious”
  • Pronunciation: “jak-eeh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Puerto Rican journalist and TV weather forecaster Jackie Guerrido and Canadian theater director Jackie Maxwell
  • Variants: Jacky

 

Jada

 

  • Origin: British and Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: “Jade” or “gift”
  • Pronunciation: “jay-duh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #832
  • Namesakes: American actress and singer Jada Pinkett Smith and tennis player Jada Hart
  • Variants: Jade and Jayda

 

Jadis

 

  • Origin: Latin and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Yesteryears,” “long ago,” or “once”
  • Pronunciation: “jay-dees”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Witchy name after the fictional character Jadis (the main antagonist and a powerful witch in “The Chronicles of Narnia” book series “The Magician’s Nephew” and also in ”The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”)
  • Variants: Jaydis

 

Jah

 

  • Origin: Hawaiian and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Fiery” (name that means “fire”) or “God” as a shortened form of “Yahweh” or “Jehovah”
  • Pronunciation: “jah”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Ja

 

Jamie

 

  • Origin: Hebrew gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “He who supplants or replaces”
  • Pronunciation: “jay-mee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #734
  • Namesakes: American model, singer, and songwriter Jamie Pineda and jazz singer Jamie Broumas 
  • Variants: Jaymie and Jaime

 

Jane

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Yahweh is merciful” or “God is gracious” 
  • Pronunciation: “jayn”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #290
  • Namesakes: English actress-author Jane Asher and American film icon and actress Jane Seymour Fonda 
  • Variants: Janae, Jean, Jaana, Janes, and Joan

 

Janelle

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Fair one” or “God is gracious”
  • Pronunciation: “jah-nel”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #671
  • Namesakes: American runner Janelle Billingslea and Jamaican swimmer Janelle Atkinson
  • Variants: Janell and Janel 

 

Java

 

  • Origin: Arabic gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “An island in Indonesia” or a type of coffee
  • Pronunciation: “jah-vah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid Java Kumala Holloway (the daughter of American actor Josh Holloway and non-showbiz wife Yessica Kumala)
  • Variants: Javva

 

Jawa

 

  • Origin: Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: “Passion” or a name that means “love”
  • Pronunciation: “jah-wuh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after several provinces in Indonesia
  • Variants: None

 

Jaws

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Upper and lower bony structures in the mouth”
  • Pronunciation: “jaaz”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1.,000+
  • Namesakes: American natural horror film series involving a killer shark
  • Variants: Jaw

 

Jaya

 

  • Origin: Hindi – Indian unisex name
  • Meaning: “Victory” or “victorious” 
  • Pronunciation: “jah-yah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Mystical name after the fictional character Jaya Ballard in “Magic: The Gathering” card game
  • Also the Buddhist goddess of victory (the equivalent of the Roman goddess Victoria and the Greek goddess Nike)

 

Jazzy

 

  • Origin: English and American unisex name
  • Meaning: Musical name that means “like jazz”
  • Pronunciation: “jaz-eeh
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: YouTuber Jazzy Anne and TikTok personality Jazzy Gordon
  • Variants: Jazz

 

Jemimah

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Dove”
  • Pronunciation: “jeh-my-mah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American evangelist Jemima Wilkinson and English actress Jemima Rooper 
  • Also a biblical name after one of Job’s three daughters, described as among the most beautiful women of their time
  • Variants: Jemima 

 

Jenna

 

  • Origin: Latin and Celtic girl name
  • Meaning: “Heaven” or “paradise”
  • Pronunciation: “jeh-nah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #635
  • Namesakes: South African figure skater Jenna-Anne Buys and English actress Jenna Coleman
  • Variants: Jenn, Jenni, and Jenae

 

Jersey

 

  • Origin: English and American unisex name
  • Meaning: “Knitted garment used for the upper body”
  • Pronunciation: “jer-see”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after the state of New Jersey in the US
  • Variants: Jersei

 

Jess

 

  • Origin: Hebrew gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Gift of God” or “God exists”
  • Pronunciation: “jes”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Jewel

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Gemstone” or “precious stone” 
  • Pronunciation: “jool”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Canadian actress Jewel Staite and American actress and singer Jewel (real name Jewel Kilcher) 
  • Variants: Jewell, Jewelle, Jowell, Juel, and Juell

 

Joanna

 

  • Origin: Greek and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “God is gracious”
  • Pronunciation: “jow-ah-nuh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #321
  • Namesakes: American artist Joanna Pousette-Dart and actress Joanna Kerns 
  • Variants: “Joann,” “Joan,” “Joanne,” “Johanna,” “Iōanna,” and “Yohanna”; also another feminine version of the classic boy name, “John”

 

Jocelyn

 

  • Origin: Old German girl name
  • Meaning: “Member of the Gauts tribe (large North Germanic tribe also called as “Goths”)”
  • Pronunciation: “jow-seh-leen”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #314
  • Namesakes: Ghanaian-American writer and actor Jocelyn Bioh and American singer Jocelyn Enriquez
  • Variants: Joselyn, Joscelin, Josceline, Joscelyn, Jocelin, Jocelin, Joycelyn, Joselyn, and Goscelin

 

Jojo

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Courageous,” “brave,” “full of high inspirations,” “honest,” “determined,” “original,” or “creative”
  • Pronunciation: “jow-jow”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American dancer, singer, media personality, actress, and YouTuber JoJo Siwa (full name Joelle Joanie Siwa) and American singer, songwriter, and actress JoJo (real name Joanna Noëlle Levesque)
  • Variants: Jo Jo

 

Joni

 

  • Origin: Hebrew gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “God is gracious”
  • Pronunciation: “jow-nee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American author and radio host Joni Eareckson Tada and celebrity kid Joni Mason Brown (the daughter of American singer and songwriter Zac Brown and wife Shelly Brown)
  • Variants: Jonnie and Jonee

 

Jordan

 

  • Origin: Hebrew nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “To flow down” or “one who descends” 
  • Pronunciation: “jor-dahn”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #504 (girl)
  • Namesakes: American pop singer Jordan Pruitt and actress Jordan Ladd
  • Also a biblical name after the holiest river of Israel, where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist (a mission preacher)
  • Variants: Jordyn

 

Josephine

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Yahweh shall grow” or “God will increase”
  • Pronunciation: “joh-zeh-feen”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #70
  • Namesakes: French actress and singer Joséphine Jobert and American folk singer Josephine Foster
  • Variants: Josefine, Josefina, Josephina, Yosefina, and Iosiphina (ancient Greek name)

 

Josie

 

  • Origin: French and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “God will increase”
  • Pronunciation: “jow-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #119
  • Namesakes: American actress Josie Loren and Canadian Thoroughbred horse trainer Josie Carroll
  • Variants: Jozzie; also a short form of “Josephine” and similar names

 

Journey

 

  • Origin: English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “A long trip”
  • Pronunciation: “jor-nee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #315
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Journee

 

Jubilee

 

  • Origin: Hebrew unisex name
  • Meaning: “Ram’s horn” or “celebration”
  • Pronunciation: “joo-bee-lee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid Jubilee Philips (the daughter of Doug and Beall Philips, creators of Vision Forum) and the fictional character Jubilee or Jubilation Lee (a mutant in the “X-Men” comics series)
  • Variants: Jubilation

 

Judy

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Woman of Judea” or “He (God) will be praised”
  • Pronunciation: “joo-dee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American country music singer Judy Rodman and long distance runner Judy Shapiro-Ikenberry
  • Variants: Jody, Judi, and Judie

 

Julia

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Youthful”
  • Pronunciation: “jool-yah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #112
  • Namesakes: American soccer player Danielle Julia Marcano and actresses Julia Roberts and Julia O’Hara Stiles
  • Variants: Julie (English) and Giulia (Italian)

 

June

 

  • Origin: Latin unisex name
  • Meaning: “Young”
  • Pronunciation: “joon”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #172 (girls)
  • Namesakes: British freestyle swimmer June Croft and American TV and film actress June Allyson 
  • Variants: Joon, Juno, and Juni

 

Juniper

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Juniper tree,” “evergreen,” or “young”
  • Pronunciation: “joo-nee-per”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #114
  • Namesakes: American visual artist Juniper Shuey and author Juniper Sage (pen name of Margaret Wise Brown)
  • Variants: None

 

Justice

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Upright,” “just,” or “righteous”
  • Pronunciation: “juhs-ees”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #879 (girls)
  • Namesakes: American photographer Justice Howard
  • Variants: Ustinya (Russian girl name) and Justine

 

Girl Dog Names Starting With K

Kaleidoscope

 

  • Origin: Ancient Greek unisex name
  • Meaning: “Beautiful shapes”
  • Pronunciation: “kuh-lai-duh-skowp”
  • Length: 12 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also the title of the Netflix show “Kaleidoscope
  • Variants: None

 

Kali

 

  • Origin: Indian – Hindi and Sanskrit girl name
  • Meaning: Also a black baby name that means “the black one,” “the divine mother,” or “time”
  • Pronunciation: “kah-lee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #250
  • Namesakes: American voice actress Kali Troy and sprint athlete Kali Davis-White 
  • Also after the Sanskrit and Hindu goddess of death and rebirth (also called the “black one” as the fierce side of the goddess Devi)
  • Variants: Kahli

 

Kallie

 

  • Origin: Greek and American girl name 
  • Meaning: “Fair” or “the most beautiful” 
  • Pronunciation: “kah-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #911
  • Namesakes: American editor Kallie Plagge and actress Kallie Flynn Childress 
  • Variants: Callie

 

Kamila

 

  • Origin: Slavic, Arabic, and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “A young person who does religious work,” “helper to the priest,” or “perfect”
  • Pronunciation: “kah-mee-lah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #212
  • Namesakes: Czech Olympic ice dancer Kamila Hájková and Polish Olympic hammer thrower Kamila Skolimowska 
  • Variants: Camilla, Camila, and Kamilla

 

Karina

 

  • Origin: Latin, Scandinavian, and Italian girl name 
  • Meaning: Name that means “love”
  • Pronunciation: “kah-ree-nah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #702
  • Namesakes: American singer Karina Pasian and actress Karina Lombard 
  • Variants: Kareina, Karinna, Karyna, and Carina

 

Karla

 

  • Origin: Greek and German girl name
  • Meaning: “Woman of strength”
  • Pronunciation: “kar-lah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #686
  • Namesakes: Mexican actress Karla Álvarez and Puerto Rican model Karla Aponte 

 

Karma

 

  • Origin: Sanskrit and Hindi girl name
  • Meaning: “Destiny,” “what goes around comes around,” or “fate”
  • Pronunciation: “kaar-muh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American celebrity kid Karma Cephus Bridges (daughter of American rapper Ludacris) and children’s author Karma Wilson 
  • Variants: Karrma

 

Kate

 

  • Origin: Greek and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Pure”
  • Pronunciation: “kayt”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #452
  • Namesakes: American inventor-author Kate Duval Hughes and English actress Kate Winslet 
  • Variants: Cath, Cate, Kath, Katy, Katie, Kat, Katya, and Katja

 

Katie

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Pure”
  • Pronunciation: “kay-tee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #559
  • Namesakes: Scottish actress Katie Leung and Irish former footballer and professional boxer Katie Taylor 
  • Variants: Modern variation of “Katherine”

 

Katniss

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Aquatic plant”
  • Pronunciation: “kat-nis”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games” trilogy
  • Variants: Katnis

 

Kay

 

  • Origin: Greek gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Pure”
  • Pronunciation: “kay”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American photographer and writer Kay Lahusen and psychologist and writer Kay Redfield Jamison
  • Variants: Kaye

 

Kaya

 

  • Origin: Turkish girl name
  • Meaning: “Wise child,” “forgiveness,” “restful place,” or “stone”
  • Pronunciation: “kaa-yuh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress and singer Kaya Jones and writer and poet Kaya Oakes
  • Variants: Kaia and Kaya

 

Kayla

 

  • Origin: Greek, Irish, and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Slim and fair,” “crown of laurels,” “slender and fair,” or “god-like”
  • Pronunciation: “kay-lah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #279
  • Namesakes: New Zealander netball player Kayla Cullen and American field hockey player Kayla Bashore Smedley 
  • Variants: Kaila, Cayla, Callia, Kylah, and Kylie

 

Kelly

 

  • Origin: Scottish and Irish gender-neutral name 
  • Meaning: “Warrior”
  • Pronunciation: “keh-lee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #805 (girls)
  • Namesakes: American singer, songwriter, and author Kelly Clarkson and English TV personality and singer Kelly Osbourne 
  • Variants: Kalli, Kallie, Kelley, Kelli, and Kelleigh

 

Kelsey

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “River landing place” or “victorious ship” 
  • Pronunciation: “kel-see”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #629
  • Namesakes: Canadian track cyclist Kelsey Mitchell and American-Australian basketball player Kelsey Griffin 
  • Variants: Kelsei, Chelsey, and Chelsea

 

Kendall

 

  • Origin: English and Anglo-Saxon unisex name 
  • Meaning: “Valley on the River Kent”
  • Pronunciation: “ken-dal”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #301 (girls)
  • Namesakes: American writer Kendall Hailey and TV personality Kendall Jenner 
  • Variants: Kendal and Kendale

 

Kendra

 

  • Origin: English, Celtic, and Welsh girl name
  • Meaning: “Bold power” or “royal power” 
  • Pronunciation: “ken-drah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #703
  • Namesakes: American hurdler (obstacle racer) Kendra Harrison and competitive pair skater Kendra Moyle 
  • Variants: Kindra and Kenddra

 

Kennedy

 

  • Origin: Irish gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Armored”
  • Pronunciation: “keh-neh-dee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #74
  • Namesakes: American singer Kennedy Holmes and actress Kennedy McMann 
  • Variants: Kennedee and Kenedy

 

Kenya

 

  • Origin: British, African, and Russian girl name
  • Meaning: “Animal horn” or “mountain of whiteness” 
  • Pronunciation: “ken-yah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Place name after the country of Kenya in East Africa
  • Also after American singers Kenya Bell and Kenya Hathaway 
  • Variants: Kennya and Keniya

 

Kewpie

 

  • Origin: Japanese nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Japanese brand of mayonnaise”
  • Pronunciation: “kyoo-pee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a brand name for dolls and figurines (comic strip characters) created by cartoonist Rose O’Neill
  • Variants: None

 

Kiara

 

  • Origin: Irish, Italian, and Hindi, girl name
  • Meaning: “God’s gracious gift,” “dark,” “black,” or a name meaning “light” and “clear”
  • Pronunciation: “key-ah-rah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #252
  • Namesakes: Canadian mountain biker Kiara Bisaro and American writer Kiara Brinkman 
  • Variants: Kearah (Irish name for girls), Ciara (Irish Gaelic), and Chiara (Italian girl name)

 

Kimbra

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “From the royal fortress meadow”
  • Pronunciation: “kim-brah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: New Zealander singer and songwriter Kimbra Lee Johnson
  • Variants: Kimmbra

 

Kimmie

 

  • Origin: Old English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Bold king,” “warrior chief,” or “of the clearing of the royal fortress” 
  • Pronunciation: “kim-eeh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer and songwriter Kimmie Rhodes 
  • Variants: Kimmy and Kimmey

 

Kimono

 

  • Origin: Japanese nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “A thing to wear” or “something to put on” after the traditional Japanese garment and Japan’s national dress 
  • Pronunciation: “kee-mow-now”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Kinley

 

  • Origin: Scottish and Irish unisex name
  • Meaning: “Warrior”
  • Pronunciation: “kin-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #527 (girls)
  • Namesakes: soccer player Kinley McNicoll and Canadian road bicycle racer Kinley Gibson 
  • Variants: Kinlee and Kinly

 

Kinsley

 

  • Origin: English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “King’s clearing,” “royal victory,” or “king’s meadow”
  • Pronunciation: “kins-lee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #61 (girls)
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kids Kinsley James Robinson Clark (the daughter of musician Travis Clark and actress Jenny Robison) and Kinsley Kesler (the daughter of ice hockey star Ryan Kesler) 
  • Variants: Kinslee and Kinsleigh

 

Kira

 

  • Origin: Greek, Russian, and Japanese  girl name 
  • Meaning: “Mistress or lady,” “sparkling,” “glittering,” “throne,” or “black” (can also be a black name)
  • Pronunciation: “kee-rah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #390
  • Namesakes: Finnish writer and actress Kira Poutanen and American playwright and author Kira Obolensky 
  • Variants: Keira, Kirra, Kirah, and Kiera

 

Kisses

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Chocolate from Hershey’s” or “the act of showing affection by touching lips (or other body parts such as the cheeks)”
  • Pronunciation: “kee-suhz”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Koa

 

  • Origin: Hawaiian unisex name
  • Meaning: “Brave one” or “warrior” 
  • Pronunciation: “koh-uh”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+ (girl)
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Koah

 

Koda

 

  • Origin: Native American and Japanese unisex name
  • Meaning: “Little bear,” “blessing,” “rice paddy of happiness,” or “ally and friend”
  • Pronunciation: “kow-dah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., Japanese singer Kumi Koda)
  • Variants: Also a short form of “Dakoda” and similar names

 

Koko

 

  • Origin: Japanese, Greek, French, and American unisex name 
  • Meaning: “Stork,” “night,” “chocolate bean,” “cocoa,” or “the celebrated one”
  • Pronunciation: “kow-kow”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American R&B singer Koko Taylor (real name Cora Walton) and Japanese gymnast Kōko Tsurumi
  • Variants: Coco

 

Korra

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Heart” or “maiden”
  • Pronunciation: “koh-rah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fantasy girl name after the fictional character Korra, the protagonist in “Avatar: The Legend of Korra” series
  • Variants: Kora and Corra

 

Krissie

 

  • Origin: Latin and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Follower of Christ”
  • Pronunciation: “kree-see”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Internet personality Krissie Newman (American professional stock car racing driver Ryan Newman’s ex-wife)
  • Variants: Crissie, Chrissie, and Khrissie

 

Kylee

 

  • Origin: Aboriginal – Australian girl name
  • Meaning: “Boomerang,” “slim or narrow channel,” or a name that means “graceful”
  • Pronunciation: “kai-lee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #727
  • Namesakes: American singer and “Loquat” band member Kylee Swenson Gordon and actress Kylee Cochran
  • Variants: Kylie

 

Girl Dog Names Starting With L

Lacey

 

  • Origin: Old French and modern English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Young woman,” “from Lassy,” or “from Lacy” (relates to a historical region in Normandy, France)
  • Pronunciation: “lay-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #875
  • Namesakes: American model and actress Lacey Wildd and professional wrestler Lacey Von Erich
  • Variants: Lassy, Lassie, and Lacy

 

Laika

 

  • Origin: Russian girl name
  • Meaning: “Intelligent,” “barker,” or “someone who barks” (after the name of dog breeds similar to the husky)
  • Pronunciation: “lai-kah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After Laika, the first dog in space who orbited the Earth aboard the Soviet spacecraft Sputnik 2 in November 1957 (2)
  • Variants: Lyka, Layka, Lajka, and Leica

 

Lainey

 

  • Origin: Greek and French girl name
  • Meaning: “Bright and shining light”
  • Pronunciation: “lay-nee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #174
  • Namesakes: Irish fashion designer Lainey Keogh and American singer Lainey Wilson
  • Variants: Lainy, Laney, and Lanie

 

Laken

 

  • Origin: American gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “One who’s from the lake” (a name that means “water”)
  • Pronunciation: “lay-ken”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress Laken Giles and fictional character Dr. Laken Perillos in “The Blacklist” series
  • Variants: Laiken and Laykin

 

Lakshmi

 

  • Origin: Hindi and Sanskrit girl name
  • Meaning: “Lucky omen” or a name that means “graceful” 
  • Pronunciation: “lak-shmee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Indian actress Lakshmi Narayan and American radio journalist Lakshmi Singh 
  • Also after the Hindu goddess of beauty, prosperity, and abundance
  • Variants: Other names for Lakshmi: Amrutodbhavaa, Kamalaa, Vishnupatni, Vaishnavee, Varaarohaa, Lokasundari, Sridevi, Harivallabhaa, Shaarnghinee, Sri Hari Priyaa, and Devadevikaa

 

Laney

 

  • Origin: French unisex name
  • Meaning: “Bright light”
  • Pronunciation: “lay-nee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #705
  • Namesakes: American songwriter, musician, and touring band frontwoman Laney Jones
  • Variants: Lainee

 

Lara

 

  • Origin: Latin, Greek, and Russian girl name
  • Meaning: Cheerful,” “protection,” or “citadel”
  • Pronunciation: “lah-rah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #695
  • Namesakes: Belgian professional racing cyclist Lara Defour and American freestyle swimmer Lara Jackson
  • Variants: Larra and Larah

 

Lavender

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: Flower name after the lavender plant or a color name
  • Pronunciation: “lah-vuhn-der”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English table tennis player Lavender Rosamund Marguerite “Pinkie” Barnes and celebrity kid Lavender May Avery (the daughter of American pop singer and musician Jack Avery and Instagram star Gabriela Gonzalez)
  • Variants: Lavendre 

 

Layla

 

  • Origin: Hebrew and Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: “Night” or “dark”
  • Pronunciation: “lay-lah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #29
  • Namesakes: British wrestler, dancer, model, entrepreneur, and actress Layla El and American boxer Layla McCarter 
  • Variants: Leila, Laylah, and Leela

 

Leeloo

 

  • Origin: Nigerian – African girl name
  • Meaning: “Divine being”
  • Pronunciation: “lee-loo”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Leia

 

  • Origin: Hawaiian girl name
  • Meaning: “Heavenly flowers” or “child of heaven” 
  • Pronunciation: “lay-uh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #256
  • Namesakes: Fantasy girl name after the fictional Princess Leia from the “Star Wars” franchise and Mozambican basketball player Leia Dongue 
  • Variants: Leiah

 

Leilani

 

  • Origin: Hawaiian girl name
  • Meaning: “Royal child”
  • Pronunciation: “lay-lah-nee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #59
  • Namesakes: American actress Leilani Jones Wilmore and model Leilani Bishop 
  • Variants: Laylani and Lelani

 

Leisel

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Oath to God”
  • Pronunciation: “lee-sel”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after a municipality in Germany
  • Variants: Liesl, Liezl, Liesel, and Leizel

 

Lemon

 

  • Origin: Middle English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Lover,” “sweetheart,” or a species of citrus fruit
  • Pronunciation:  “leh-mon”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Lemmon

 

Lena

 

  • Origin: Persian girl name
  • Meaning: “Torch” or “ray of light” 
  • Pronunciation: “leh-nah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #251
  • Namesakes: American actress, director, and writer Lena Dunham and British soul singer and songwriter Lena Fiagbe 
  • Variants: Lenna and Lenah

 

Leona

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Lioness”
  • Pronunciation: “lee-oh-nah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 534
  • Namesakes: British singer, songwriter, and actress Leona Louise Lewis and American author Leona Dalrymple
  • Variants: Leone and Liona; also a feminine variation of the Latin boy name “Leon”

 

Leslie

 

  • Origin: Scottish unisex name
  • Meaning: “Holly garden”
  • Pronunciation: “lez-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #652
  • Namesakes: American actress and stand-up comedian Annette “Leslie” Jones and French actress Leslie Caron
  • Variants: Lesley and Leslee

 

Lettie

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Joy” or “gladness”
  • Pronunciation: “let-eeh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American food writer and journalist Lettie Teague and English singer and songwriter Lettie
  • Variants: Letty

 

Lexie

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Defender of the people”
  • Pronunciation: “lek-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #953
  • Namesakes: American poet Lexie Dean Robertson and actress Lexie Stevenson
  • Variants: Lexi; can also be a short variation of the Greek girl name “Alexandra” and similar names

 

Liana

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: Hippie name that means “vine,” “to twine around,” or “My God has answered”
  • Pronunciation: “lee-yah-nah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #450
  • Namesakes: American actress Liana Liberato and Canadian YouTuber Liana Kerzner 
  • Variants: Liane, Lianna, and Lianne

 

Libby

 

  • Origin: British girl name
  • Meaning: “God’s promise,” “God is my oath,” “pledged to God,” or “freedom”
  • Pronunciation: “lee-bee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American torch singer Libby Holman (real name Elizabeth Lloyd Holzman)
  • Variants: Libbie

 

Liberty

 

  • Origin: British and Roman unisex name
  • Meaning: “Freedom”
  • Pronunciation: “lee-ber-tee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #764
  • Namesakes: English model and actress Liberty Lettice Lark Ross and American actress Liberty Mariposa Phoenix
  • Variants: Lyberty and Libertee

 

Licorice

 

  • Origin: Anglo-French and late Latin unisex name
  • Meaning: “Sweet root” and a type of candy
  • Pronunciation: “lee-kor-uhsh”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Lila

 

  • Origin: Arabic, German, Persian, Sanskrit, and Filipino girl name
  • Meaning: “Night,” “play,” or a name that means “purple”
  • Pronunciation: “lee-lah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #221
  • Namesakes: American writer and activist Lila Karp and French actress Lila Kedrova
  • Variants: Lilla and Lilac

 

Lilly

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Nature name for girls that means “lily flower”
  • Pronunciation: “lee-lee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #233
  • Namesakes: German writer, journalist, and activist Lilly Becher and Canadian actress Lilly Bartlam
  • Variants: Lily and Lillie

 

Lilo

 

  • Origin: Hawaiian girl name
  • Meaning: “Generous one”
  • Pronunciation: “lee-low”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Disney name for one of the main characters in the animated movie, “Lilo & Stitch
  • Variants: Lillo

 

Liora

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “My light”
  • Pronunciation: “lee-oh-rah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Canadian Instagram star Liora Lapointe and Israeli actress Liora Rivlin 
  • Variants: Liorra and Leora

 

Liza

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “God’s promise”
  • Pronunciation: “lie-zuh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Indonesian tennis player Liza Andriyani and American filmmaker Liza Béar
  • Variants: Lisa, Lizza, Lizah, Lissa, and Lizzie

 

Lizzo

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: Slang term for a “fat girl” (can be ideal for a chubby dog)
  • Pronunciation: “li-zow”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American rapper and singer Lizzo (real name Melissa Viviane Jefferson); the singer explained that her stage name came from the combination of the “L” from her nickname “Lissa” and Jay-Z’s song “Izzo” (3)
  • Variants: Lizo

 

Locket

 

  • Origin: French and English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Pendant” or “ornament” (often hung from the neck and has a miniature but simple lock system)
  • Pronunciation: “laa-kuht”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Lois

 

  • Origin: Old German and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Superior” or “most beautiful” 
  • Pronunciation: “loh-ihs”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Canadian singer Lois Lilienstein and American actress Lois Smith 
  • Also a biblical name after the early Christian and the evangelist Timothy’s grandmother
  • Variants: Loise, Loyce, Louise, and Louisa

 

Loli

 

  • Origin: Spanish and Japanese girl name
  • Meaning: “Lady of sorrows” or “young-looking or young girl character in Japanese manga and anime”
  • Pronunciation: “lah-lee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Can also be a short form of “Lolita” and similar names

 

Lolita

 

  • Origin: Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: Hispanic and Mexican girl name that means “sorrows”
  • Pronunciation: “loh-lee-tah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Russian singer and actress Lolita Milyavskaya and Spanish actress and singer Lolita Flores
  • Variants: Lollita and Lalita

 

Lolly

 

  • Origin: Latin and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Laurel or sweet bay tree,” “symbol of victory,” or a “lollipop”
  • Pronunciation: “laa-lee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Cute girl name after the fictional characters Princess Lolly in the board game “Candy Land” and Lolly Whitehill in “Orange Is the New Black
  • Variants: Lolli; also a nickname for “Laurel”  or “Laura” and similar names

 

London

 

  • Origin: English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Fortress of the moon” or “from the great river” 
  • Pronunciation: “lon-dn”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #297
  • Namesakes: British TV writer, presenter, and comedian London Hughes
  • Also a place name after the city of London, the capital of England and also the United Kingdom
  • Variants: None

 

Loni

 

  • Origin: Greek and Hawaiian unisex name
  • Meaning: “Lioness” or “sky”
  • Pronunciation: “loh-nee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress and comedian Loni Love and Broadway musical theater performer and cabaret singer Loni Ackerman
  • Variants: Lonni and Leoni

 

Lorelei

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Temptress” or “alluring”
  • Pronunciation: “lorr-uh-ly”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #442
  • Namesakes: American singer and actress Lorelei Mahoney and actress Lorelei Elizabeth King
  • Also an anime name after Elite Four member Lorelei in “Pokémon
  • Variants: Lorelai and Laurelei

 

Loretta

 

  • Origin: Latin and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Laurel” or “symbol of victory”
  • Pronunciation: “loh-reh-tah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #816
  • Namesakes: American country music singer Loretta Lynn and romance novelist Loretta Lynda Chekani Chase
  • Variants: Loreta, Lauretta, and Laura

 

Lorraine

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Famous army”
  • Pronunciation: “lor-ayn”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American television soap opera writer Lorraine Broderick and English actress and model Lorraine Chase
  • Variants: Loraine, Lorayne, Lorena, Lauraine, Laraine, and Larainne

 

Lottie

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Free man (or woman)” or “little and womanly” 
  • Pronunciation: “lot-eeh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #950
  • Namesakes: Irish TV presenter, radio reporter, and dancer Lottie Ryan and English journalist and author Lottie Moggach
  • Also a nickname (e.g., English makeup artist and model Charlotte Elizabeth “Lottie” Tomlinson)
  • Variants: Can also be a short form of “Carlotta” or “Charlotte” 

 

Louise

 

  • Origin: Old German girl name
  • Meaning: “To battle or fight,” “renowned warrior,” “loud,” or “famous warrior” 
  • Pronunciation: “loo-eez”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #638
  • Namesakes: English high jumper Louise Miller and American poet, critic, and critic story writer Louise Chandler Moulton 
  • Variants: Lluïsa (Catalan – Western Romance name), Heloísa (Portuguese), and Loes (Dutch)

 

Love

 

  • Origin: English nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Feeling of love” or “affection”
  • Pronunciation: “luhv”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #754 (girls)
  • Namesakes: Swedish-Finnish singer and artist Love Antell and American actress Jennifer Love Hewitt
  • Variants: Lowe (Swedish)

 

Lovely

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Exquisitely beautiful”
  • Pronunciation: “luhv-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a favorite middle name for girls (e.g., American basketball player Tanisha Lovely Wright and celebrity kid Emilia Lovely Gorecki, the daughter of singer Dev and Johnny Gorecki)
  • Variants: None

 

Luca

 

  • Origin: Italian gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Bringer of light” or “from Luciana (a village in Italy)”
  • Pronunciation: “loo-kah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Australian actress of Greek descent Luca Sardelis and Hungarian Olympic athlete Luca Homonnai
  • Variants: Lucy and Lucca

 

Lucia

 

  • Origin: Latin, Spanish, and Italian girl name
  • Meaning: Name that means “light”
  • Pronunciation: “loo-see-yah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #126
  • Namesakes: Mexican actress and singer Lucia Mendez and Portuguese singer and actress Lúcia Moniz 
  • Also an anime girl name after the fictional character Lucia in the “Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch” anime series
  • Variants: Lucija (Slovenian)

 

Lucille

 

  • Origin: Latin and French girl name
  • Meaning: “Light” or “light in the grove”
  • Pronunciation: “loo-sil”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #281
  • Namesakes: American actress and comedienne Lucille Désirée Ball and New Zealander actress Lucille Frances “Lucy” Lawless
  • Variants: Lucilla and Lucinda

 

Lucky

 

  • Origin: American unisex name
  • Meaning: “Fortunate” or “full of luck”
  • Pronunciation: “luh-kee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Bangladeshi actress Lucky Enam and celebrity kid Lucky Rose Kyles (the daughter of American actor and comedian Cedric the Entertainer)
  • Variants: Luckie and Luckee

 

Lula

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Famous warrior”
  • Pronunciation: “loo-lah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American songwriter Lula Mae Hardaway (she’s also singer Stevie Wonder’s mother) and celebrity kid Lula Rose Gardner (the daughter of American actress Liv Tyler)
  • Variants: Lulla

 

Lulu

 

  • Origin: Hawaiian, Arabic, Tanzanian, and Swahili – African girl name
  • Meaning: “Pearl” or “precious”
  • Pronunciation: “loo-loo”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer Lulu Roman and actress Lulu Antariksa 
  • Variants: Luile; can also be a nickname for “Lu-” names such as Lucia, Lucy, Louise, etc.

 

Lydia

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Beautiful one”
  • Pronunciation: “leed-yah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #93
  • Namesakes: American singer Lydia Lunch and fashion model Lydia Marie Hearst-Shaw 
  • Variants: Lidia and Lidija

 

Lyla

 

  • Origin: Hebrew and Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: “Night” and “dark” (also a black girl name)
  • Pronunciation: “lai-lah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #105
  • Namesakes: Italian film actress Lyla Rocco and Hawaiian politician Lyla Berg
  • Variants: Lila, Laila, Leila, and Lylah

 

Girl Dog Names Starting With M

Mabel

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Dear” or “lovable” 
  • Pronunciation: “may-bel”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #312
  • Namesakes: American singer and actress Mabel Elizabeth King and impressionist painter Mabel May Woodward
  • Variants: Maybell, Mabelle, and Mable

 

Macy

 

  • Origin: French gender-neutral name 
  • Meaning: “Weapon” or an earthy name that means “hill”
  • Pronunciation: “may-see”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #722
  • Namesakes: American singer-songwriter and comedian Macy Rodman and Canadian architect Macy DuBois
  • Variants: Macie, Macee, Macey, and Maci

 

Madden

 

  • Origin: Irish gender-neutral name 
  • Meaning: “Little dog”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-dn”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also after the name of an American football sport video game series called Madden NFL (National Football League)
  • Variants: None

 

Maddie

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Maiden,” “young, unmarried woman,” or “woman from Magdala (an ancient Jewish city)”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-dee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #940
  • Namesakes: Fictional characters Maddie Graham in the “Recovery Road” TV series and Maddie Fenton in the “Danny Phantom” animated series (she’s Danny’s mother)
  • Variants: Maddy

 

Madeleine

 

  • Origin: French and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Woman from Magdala (a biblical place)” or “woman from the tower” 
  • Pronunciation: “mah-duh-luhn”
  • Length: 9 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #384
  • Namesakes: Australian ballet dancer Madeleine Eastoe and British violinist Madeleine Mitchell
  • Variants: Madeline

 

Madeira

 

  • Origin: Latin, English, and Portuguese girl name
  • Meaning: “Wood” or “carpenter” (occupational name)
  • Pronunciation: “muh-dee-rah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after the region of Madeira in Portugal
  • Variants: None

 

Madison

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Son (or daughter) of Matthew”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-dee-son”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #34
  • Namesakes: American singer, songwriter, and guitarist Madison Cunningham and New Zealand-born soprano opera singer Madison Nonoa
  • Variants: Madisson

 

Maeve

 

  • Origin: Gaelic and Irish girl name
  • Meaning: “She who rules” or “intoxicating” 
  • Pronunciation: “may-vee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #104
  • Namesakes: Mythical name after Maeve, the Celtic queen of the fairies
  • Variants: Maebh

 

Magenta

 

  • Origin: Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “Purplish red color”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-jen-tah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer and DJ Kierin Magenta Kirby (also known as Lady Miss Kier) and the fictional character Magenta from the film “Sky High
  • Variants: None

 

Maggie

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: Elegant girl name that means “pearl”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-gee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #295
  • Namesakes: American poet Maggie Anderson and English rugby union player Maggie Alphonsi
  • Variants: Also a short form of “Margaret” and similar names

 

Maisie

 

  • Origin: Scottish girl name
  • Meaning: “Pearl”
  • Pronunciation: “may-zee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #347
  • Namesakes: Australian film actress Maisie Maxwell and English actress-director Maisie Richardson-Sellers 
  • Variants: Maizie, Maisey, Maysie, and Maisy

 

Makayla

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Who resembles God?”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-kay-lah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #393
  • Namesakes: American reality TV personality Makayla McMorris (of “Here Come the Newlyweds”) and celebrity kid Makayla Melenaite Fifita (the daughter of NFL player Steve Fifita)
  • Variants: Michaela and Michelle

 

Malaya

 

  • Origin: Filipino and Malay girl name
  • Meaning: “Free,” “independent,” or “without bondage”
  • Pronunciation: “muh-lay-uh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #710
  • Namesakes: Canadian Inuit artist Malaya Akulukjuk and American actress Malaya Drew 
  • Variants: None

 

Malia

 

  • Origin: Hawaiian girl name
  • Meaning: “Of the sea” or “calm and peaceful” 
  • Pronunciation: “mah-lee-yah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #264
  • Namesakes: American professional wrestler Malia Hosaka and surfer-model Malia Jones 
  • Variants: Mahlia, Maalia, and Mallia

 

Mallory

 

  • Origin: French unisex name
  • Meaning: “An unfortunate person (or dog)”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-low-ree”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #532
  • Namesakes: American actress Mallory Sandler and soccer player Mallory Diane “Mal” Pugh
  • Variants: Mallori and Mallorie

 

Mamba

 

  • Origin: English and African girl name
  • Meaning: “Highly venomous African snake” or “forest cobra”
  • Pronunciation: “maam-buh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., Swazi – African long-distance runner Priscilla Mamba and Democratic Republic of the Congo handball player Virginie Mamba)
  • Variants: None

 

Mamie

 

  • Origin: Greek and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Star of the sea” or “pearl”
  • Pronunciation: “may-mee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American actress and model Mamie Van Doren (real name Joan Lucille Olander) and psychologist and activist Mamie Phipps Clark
  • Variants: Mammie; also a nickname for longer “M-” names such as “Margaret” and “Miriam”

 

Mandy

 

  • Origin: Latin unisex name
  • Meaning: “Worthy of love” or “lovable”
  • Pronunciation: “man-dee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer-songwriter and actress Mandy Moore (real name Amanda Leigh Moore) and German Olympic field hockey player Mandy Haase 
  • Variants: Mandie, Mandi, and Mandee

 

Manon

 

  • Origin: Welsh, Dutch, and French girl name
  • Meaning: “Beautiful queen” or “bitter”
  • Pronunciation: “ma-nown”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Dutch tennis player Manon Maria Bollegraf and Canadian film director Manon Briand
  • Variants: Mannon and Mana

 

Maple

 

  • Origin: British unisex name
  • Meaning: Plant name or “one who lives near Maple trees”
  • Pronunciation: “may-pl”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also the main character in the children’s book “Maple” by Lori Nichols
  • Variants: None

 

Mara

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Bitter” or “strength”
  • Pronunciation: “mar-uh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #620
  • Namesakes: Puerto Rican actress Mara Croatto and American journalist Mara Schiavocampo 
  • Also a last name (for example, American actress Kate Mara)
  • Variants: Marah

 

Marbles

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Marble worker” or “precious gem”
  • Also a name after a small, spherical toy
  • Pronunciation: “mar-blz”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American YouTuber Jenna Marbles (real name Jenna Nicole Mourey)
  • Variants: Marble

 

Margaret

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: Nature name for girls that means “pearl”
  • Pronunciation: “mar-gah-ret”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #128
  • Namesakes: American singer and actress Margaret Avery and Canadian author and teacher Margaret Atwood
  • Variants: Margarethe, Marguerite, Margarita, and Margherita

 

Margot

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Pearl”
  • Pronunciation: “mar-go”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #193
  • Namesakes: Canadian-American actress Margot Kidder and Australian actress and film producer Margot Robbie 
  • Variants: Margaux

 

Maria

 

  • Origin: Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: Hispanic girl name that means “bitter,” “rebellious,” “of the sea,” or “beloved”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-ree-yah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #91
  • Namesakes: Russian ballet dancer Maria Kochetkova and Brazilian professional tennis player Maria Bueno 
  • Variants: “Marie”; also a form of the biblical girl name “Mary”

 

Marilyn

 

  • Origin: British girl name
  • Meaning: “Star of the sea”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-ree-leen”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #696
  • Namesakes: American actress Marilyn Monroe and children’s book author Marilyn Singer
  • Variants: Marileen or Marillyn

 

Marley

 

  • Origin: British and Anglo-Saxon gender-neutral name 
  • Meaning: “Pleasant wood” or “marshy meadow”
  • Pronunciation: “maar-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #277
  • Namesakes: American actress Marley Eve Shelton and celebrity kid Marley Young (the daughter of English actor Jordan Young)
  • Variants: Marlee, Marely, and Mareley 

 

Martha

 

  • Origin: Ancient Greek and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Mistress of the house” or “the lady” 
  • Pronunciation: “marth-uh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank:  #725
  • Namesakes: American businesswoman and writer Martha Stewart and Canadian actress Martha Burns
  • Variants: Martah, Marta, Marthe, and Marrtha

 

Martina

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Warlike” or “dedicated to Mars (the Roman god of war)”
  • Pronunciation: “mar-teen-ah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American country music singer Martina McBride and Italian artistic gymnast Martina Maggio
  • Variants: Martine

 

Mary

 

  • Origin: Hebrew, Latin, Greek, and Aramaic girl name
  • Meaning: “Bitter” or “beloved”
  • Pronunciation: “may-ree”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #136
  • Namesakes: American actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead and singer-songwriter Mary Ramsey
  • Variants: Marie, Mari, and Maria

 

Matilda

 

  • Origin: English and German girl name
  • Meaning: “Mighty in battle”
  • Pronunciation: “mah-teel-dah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #415
  • Namesakes: American feminist and freethinker Matilda Joslyn Gage (from the 1800s) and British fashion model Matilda Lowther
  • Variants: Mathilda, Mechtilde, and Mathilde

 

Maude

 

  • Origin: Old German girl name 
  • Meaning: “Powerful battler”
  • Pronunciation: “mawd”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer and composer Maude Nugent and singer Maude Maggart 
  • Variants: Maud

 

Mavis

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Songbird”
  • Pronunciation: “may-vis”‘
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #680
  • Namesakes: American civil rights activist and singer Mavis Staples and American children’s author Mavis Jukes
  • Variants: Mayvis

 

May

 

  • Origin: English and Persiangirl name
  • Meaning: “The fifth month” or “child of light” 
  • Pronunciation: “may”
  • Length: 3 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Canadian runner May Allison and Australian children’s author and illustrator May Gibbs 
  • Variants: Maia (ancient Greek name) and Mae 

 

Maylah

 

  • Origin: American and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Free bird” or a warrior name that means “soldier”
  • Pronunciation: “may-lah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Mayla and Mylah; also a feminine variation of the Irish boy name “Miles”

 

Mazie

 

  • Origin: Scottish girl name 
  • Meaning: “Pearl” or “child of light”
  • Pronunciation: “may-zee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid Shalom Mazie Beck (the daughter of American musician Justin Beck and reality TV personality Melissa Howard)
  • Variants: Maisie and Maisy

 

Mckenna

 

  • Origin: Irish and Gaelic girl name
  • Meaning: “Born of fire”
  • Pronunciation: “muh-ken-uh”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #291
  • Namesakes: American child actresses Mckenna Grace and Makenna Cowgill 
  • Variants: McKenna and MacKenna

 

Meadow

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Grass” or “vegetation” 
  • Pronunciation: “meh-dow”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #406
  • Namesakes: American actress Meadow Sisto and celebrity kid Meadow Walker (daughter of the late American actor Paul Walker) 
  • Variants: Meeda and Medie

 

Medusa

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Cunning”
  • Considered an ‘ugly name’ for human babies, but it can be a hilarious choice for your pet dog
  • Pronunciation: “meh-doo-sah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+ 
  • Namesakes: After the Gorgon Medusa in Greek mythology, known for having snakes for hair and a killer stare (anyone who looks into her eyes will die)
  • Variants: Meduza

 

Meghan

 

  • Origin: Welsh girl name
  • Meaning: “Pearl”
  • Pronunciation: “may-gan”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American musician and record producer Meghan Remy and South African water polo player Meghan Maartens
  • Also a middle name (e.g., American actress and British royal family member Rachel Meghan Markle as the Duchess of Sussex and the wife of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex)
  • Variants: Meagan, Megan, Meaghan, and Mehgan

 

Melina

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Honey”
  • Pronunciation: “meh-lee-nah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #639
  • Namesakes: Puerto Rican merengue singer and actress Melina León and American professional wrestler Melina Perez
  • Variants: Meline and Mellina

 

Mercer

 

  • Origin: Old French unisex name
  • Meaning: Occupational name that means “shopkeeper” or “merchant” 
  • Pronunciation: “mur-sr”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: Merser and Marcer 

 

Mercy

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: Virtue name that means “compassion”
  • Pronunciation: “mur-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #797
  • Namesakes: American singer, songwriter, and jump blues pianist Mercy Dee Walton and Kenyan long-distance runner Mercy Wanjiku 
  • Variants: Mercia, Merci, and Merce

 

Mika

 

  • Origin: Hungarian, Russian, Scandinavian, and Japanese girl name
  • Meaning: “Beautiful fragrance,” “quick and nimble,” “one who resembles God,” or “three trees together”
  • Pronunciation: “mee-kah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Japanese-American singer Mika Taressa Todd and American actress Mika Boorem
  • Variants: Micah, Mikah, and Mykah; can also be a feminine variation of the angel name “Michael”

 

Mila

 

  • Origin: Hebrew, Persian, Arabic, Slavic, and Spanish girl name 
  • Meaning: “Gracious,” “miracle,” or “dear”
  • Pronunciation: “mee-lah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #19
  • Namesakes: American country music artist Mila Mason and actress Mila Kunis 
  • Variants: Milla, Milah, and Maila

 

Millie

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Strong in work” or “gentle strength”
  • Pronunciation: “mi-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #127
  • Namesakes: English actress Millie Bobby Brown and American actress Millie Perkins
  • Variants: Mili and Milly

 

Mimi

 

  • Origin: Hebrew, French, and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Wonderful” or “sea of bitterness”
  • Pronunciation: “mee-mee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American television and voice actress Mimi Maynard and jazz guitarist Mimi Fox
  • Variants: Can also be the short form of “M-” names such as “Miriam” and “Marissa”

 

Mimosa

 

  • Origin: Haitian and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Girl plant name that means “tropical tree or shrub”
  • Pronunciation: “mee-mow-sah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also the name of a cocktail drink
  • Variants: None

 

Minx

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Flirtatious young woman”
  • Probably not a good idea to pick as a name for your baby but can be a funny name for your dog
  • Pronunciation: “mingks”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Title of an American comedy TV series 
  • Variants: None

 

Miranda

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Worthy of admiration”
  • Pronunciation: “mir-ahn-dah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #546
  • Namesakes: Canadian film actress and producer Miranda Kwok and English writer Miranda Carter
  • Variants: Mirandola (Hungarian) and Myranda

 

Miriam

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: A rainbow baby name that means “wished-for child,” “drop of the sea,” or “beloved”
  • Pronunciation: “mee-ree-uhm”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #265
  • Namesakes: Kenyan artist Miriam Syowia Kyambi and Mexican ten-pin bowler Miriam Zetter 
  • Also a biblical girl name after the older sister of Moses and Aaron
  • Variants: Mirriam, Myriam (French), Meriam, and Miryam

 

Missy

 

  • Origin: Greek and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Bee” or “little miss”
  • Pronunciation: “mee-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American composer and pianist Missy Mazzoli and bluegrass bassist Missy Raines 
  • Variants: Missie 

 

Misty

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Mist,” “light fog,” or “haze”
  • Pronunciation: “mist-eeh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American contemporary Christian musician Misty Edwards and stage actress Misty Daniels
  • Variants: Mistee, Mystee, Myst, and Mistie

 

Mitzi

 

  • Origin: German girl name
  • Meaning: “Bitter” or “star of the sea”
  • Pronunciation: “meet-zee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American comedienne and actress Mitzi McCall and actress Mitzi Kapture
  • Variants: Mitzie and Mitzy

 

Mochi

 

  • Origin: Japanese gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: Adorable food name that means “Japanese rice cake”
  • Pronunciation: “mow-chee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Mollie

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Wished for child” or “beloved”
  • Pronunciation: “maa-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American chef and cookbook writer Mollie Katzen and British figure skater Mollie Phillips
  • Variants: Molly

 

Momo

 

  • Origin: Japanese girl name
  • Meaning: Girl plant name that means “peach”
  • Pronunciation: “mow-mow”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: South Korea-based Japanese singer, rapper, and dancer Momo Hirai and classical pianist Momo Kodama
  • Variants: Mommo

 

Mona

 

  • Origin: Irish and Arabic girl name
  • Meaning: “Noble,” “aristocratic,” “to advise,” “to protect,” “alone,” “my lady,” “wish,” or “unreachable wishes”
  • Pronunciation: “moh-nuh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2  syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American scholar, author, and historian Mona L. Siegel and Egyptian actress Mona Zaki
  • Variants: Monna and Moyna

 

Monet

 

  • Origin: French, Latin, and Hebrew gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “To be heard”
  • Pronunciation: “mow-nay”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer and actress Monet Tatianna Monico and actress Monet Happy Mazur
  • Variants: Monnet

 

Moon

 

  • Origin: Latin and English unisex name
  • Meaning: “The Earth’s only natural satellite” or girl space name that means “an object that orbits a no-star celestial body or planet”
  • Pronunciation: “moon”
  • Length: 4 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a middle name for girls (e.g., American actress Soleil Moon Frye)
  • Variants: Luna (also means “moon”)

 

Mopsy

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Pretty child” or “untidy”
  • Can also be a cute name for a dog with mop-like fur (such as Facebook and Meta founder Mark Zuckerberg’s dog)
  • Pronunciation: “mop-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a bunny girl name after Mopsy, one of the sisters of Peter Rabbit in the children’s book series by Beatrix Potter
  • Variants: Mopsie

 

Mossie

 

  • Origin: Spanish and Hebrew unisex name
  • Meaning: “To deliver” or “like a moss”
  • Pronunciation: “maa-see”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Can also be a short form of names such as “Moselle” and “Marie Rosie”

 

Mouse

 

  • Origin: Middle English unisex name
  • Meaning: “Small rodent” or “a timid person (or shy dog)”
  • Pronunciation: “mows”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Moxie

 

  • Origin: English and American nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Energetic,” “driven,” “daring spirit,” or “courage”
  • Pronunciation: “mok-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Celebrity kid after Moxie Crimefighter Jillette (the daughter of American magician and comedian Penn Jillette) and the fictional character Moxie Mallahan in Lemony Snicket’s “All the Wrong Questions” children’s book series
  • Variants: Moxy

 

Munchkin

 

  • Origin: English unisex name
  • Meaning: “A notably small but endearing person (or dog)”
  • Pronunciation: “muhnch-kin”
  • Length: 8 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also after the dwarf-like characters in “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
  • Variants: None

 

Myka

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Who is like God?”
  • Pronunciation: “mai-kah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Fictional character Myka Ophelia Bering in the TV showWarehouse 13
  • Variants: Mika and Maika; also a short form of “Michaela” and similar names

 

Myra

 

  • Origin: Greek, English, and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Myrrh (a fragrant substance used as fragrance or temple incense)”
  • Pronunciation: “my-ruh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #561
  • Namesakes: British computer scientist Myra Wilson and American actress Myra Turley 
  • Also a biblical name after a port city located in Lycia, an ancient place in Anatolia (now called Turkey)
  • Variants: Myrah and Myrrah

 

Myrtle

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Girl plant name that means “evergreen shrub”
  • Pronunciation: “mur-tl”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American radio actress and writer  Myrtle Vail and tennis player Myrtle McAteer 
  • Variants: Myrtille

 

Girl Dog Names Starting with N

Nabisco

 

  • Origin: American unisex name
  • Meaning: “American brand of cookies and snacks”
  • Pronunciation: “nah-bis-koh”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Nadia

 

  • Origin: Arabic, Slavic, and Russian girl name
  • Meaning: “Hope,” “tender,” or “delicate”
  • Pronunciation: “nay-dee-uh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #437
  • Namesakes: American model, actress, and singer Nadia Alexandra Bjorlin and Swedish-American actress and singer Nadia Bjorlin
  • Variants: Nadiya, Nadya, and Nadja

 

Nancy

 

  • Origin: English girl name
  • Meaning: “Favor” or a name that means “grace”
  • Pronunciation: “nan-see”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #997
  • Namesakes: Canadian actress and former model Nancy Anne Sakovich and American writer and author Nancy Atherton
  • Variants: Nance and Nannie

 

Nanette

 

  • Origin: French and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Merciful,” “grace,” or “favor”
  • Pronunciation: “nuh-net”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American singer-songwriter, actress, and writer Nanette Workman and English actress and writer Nanette Newman
  • Variants: Nannytte, Nanett, and Nanete

 

Naomi

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Gentle” or “pleasantness” 
  • Pronunciation: “nah-oh-mee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #46
  • Namesakes: Canadian journalist, author, and social activist Naomi Klein and English model Naomi Elaine Campbell
  • Variants: Noemi and Naomie

 

Nashoba

 

  • Origin: Choctaw – Native American gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Wolf”
  • Pronunciation: “nah-shoh-bah” 
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after several towns and cities in Oklahoma and Massachusetts 
  • Variants: None

 

Natalie

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Birth of the Lord” or “Christmas”
  • Pronunciation: “nat-uh-lee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #55
  • Namesakes: American film and television actress Natalie Denise Sperl and Canadian former speed skater Natalie Grenier
  • Variants: Nathalie and Natalia

 

Navi

 

  • Origin: Indian – Hindi, Sanskrit, and Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “New” or “nine”
  • Pronunciation: “nah-vee”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: South African jurist and former UN (United Nations) High Commissioner Navi Pillay (full name Navanethem Pillay) and American television actress Navi Rawat (real name Navlata Rawat)
  • Variants: Navvi

 

Naya

 

  • Origin: Hindi – Indian girl name
  • Meaning: “Fresh,” “new,” or “renewal”
  • Pronunciation: “nye-ah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #747
  • Namesakes: American singer and actress Naya Rivera
  • Variants: Nayya

 

Nelle

 

  • Origin: Greek and English girl name
  • Meaning: “Bright, shining one,” “God is my judge” (as a short form of “Danielle”), or “ray of sunshine”
  • Pronunciation: “nell”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American writer Nelle Harper Lee (1961 Pulitzer Prize winner for her novel “To Kill a Mockingbird”) and architect Nelle Elizabeth Nichols Peters 
  • Variants: Nell

 

Nellie

 

  • Origin: Latin and Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Horn” or “sun ray”
  • Pronunciation: “nell-eeh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #663
  • Namesakes: American actor and poet Nellie Marie Burns and English actress and singer Nellie Farren 
  • Variants: Nelly

 

Nema

 

  • Origin: Swahili and Yoruba – African unisex name
  • Meaning: “Blessing,” “favor,” “a gift from Allah,” “boon,” “grace bounty,” or “comforts of life”
  • Pronunciation: “nee-mah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after the island of Nema in the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Variants: Nima and Neema

 

Nessa

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Pure,” “holy,” or a nature name that means “butterfly”
  • Pronunciation: “neh-sah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American TV personality Nessa Diab and English biologist and author Nessa Carey
  • Variants: Nissa and Nesah

 

Nessie

 

  • Origin: Greek, Scottish, and Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Pure” or a nature name that means “lamb”
  • Pronunciation: “neh-see”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: After Nessie, the pet name for the “Loch Ness monster” (a folk legend about a monster that supposedly lives in a large Scottish freshwater loch)”
  • Variants: Nezzie and Nessi

 

Nettie

 

  • Origin: English and American girl name
  • Meaning: “Favor,” “grace,” “God is gracious,” “plant,” “invaluable,” “priceless,” or “highly praiseworthy”
  • Pronunciation: “neh-tee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American fashion designer Nettie Rosenstein and artist Nettie Jane Kennedy
  • Variants: Netty

 

Nia

 

  • Origin: Swahili – African girl name
  • Meaning: “Purpose,” “lustrous,” or “goal”
  • Pronunciation: “nee-uh”
  • Length: 3 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #600
  • Namesakes: American soccer player Nia Williams and artistic gymnast Nia Dennis 
  • Variants: Neea, Niah, and Niaah

 

Nikita

 

  • Origin: Greek and Slavic gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Victor” or “unconquered”
  • Pronunciation: “nee-kee-tah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American make-up artist, model, and Internet personality Nikita Dragun and Indonesian actress and pop singer Nikita Willy
  • Variants: Nikkita

 

Nikki

 

  • Origin: French and Greek unisex name
  • Meaning: “Victory”
  • Pronunciation: “nee-kee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Australian pop star and model Nikki Webster and American singer-songwriter Nikki Hornsby
  • Variants: Nicky and Niki

 

Noelle

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Christmas”
  • Pronunciation: “no-well”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #211
  • Namesakes: American basketball player and coach Noelle Quinn and singer Noelle Scaggs

 

Nola

 

  • Origin: Gaelic and Latingirl name
  • Meaning: “White shoulder”
  • Pronunciation: “now-luh”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 630
  • Namesakes: American Broadway actress Nola Fairbanks and New Zealander potter Nola Barron 
  • Variants: Nolla and Nollah

 

Nori

 

  • Origin: Japanese and Hebrew gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Seaweed,” “doctrine,” or “peaceful”
  • Pronunciation: “naw-ree”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #934
  • Namesakes: Anime name after Nori Sakurada of the Japanese manga series “Rozen Maiden
  • Variants: Norri

 

Norma

 

  • Origin: Latin and Old Norse girl name
  • Meaning: “The norm” or “the standard” 
  • Pronunciation: “norm-ah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: British jazz singer and musician Norma Winstone and Argentine actress Norma Argentina
  • Variants: None

 

Nugget

 

  • Origin: American nonbinary name
  • Meaning: “Small lump of something (e.g., a gold nugget or a chicken nugget)”
  • Pronunciation: “nuh-get”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1000+
  • Namesakes: Also a musical name as the title or part of the title of several songs, including “Nugget in a Biscuit 2!!” by Tobuscus and the “Chicken Nugget Song” by Nick Bean
  • Variants: Nuggets

 

Nutmeg

 

  • Origin: Latin and English unisex name
  • Meaning: Spice name that means “musk nut”
  • Pronunciation: “nut-meg”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American drag performer Silky Nutmeg Ganache
  • Variants: None

 

Girl Dog Names Starting With O

Oakley

 

  • Origin: English gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Meadow of oak trees”
  • Pronunciation: “oak-lee”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #157
  • Namesakes: Instagram star Oakley Fisher
  • Also a last name (e.g., American silent film actress Laura Oakley and Panamanian sprinter Delceita Oakley)
  • Variants: Oaklie, Oakleigh, and Oaklee

 

Oaklyn

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Beautiful oak”
  • Pronunciation: “owk-leen”
  • Length: 6 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #526
  • Namesakes: Also a place name after a borough in New Jersey
  • Variants: Oakleen

 

Octavia

 

  • Origin:  Latin girl name
  • Meaning: “Eighth”
  • Pronunciation: “aak-tay-vee-uh”
  • Length: 7 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #249
  • Namesakes: American novelist Octavia Estelle Butler and actress Octavia Lenora Spencer
  • Variants: Also a feminine variation of the Latin boy name “Octavus”

 

Odessa

 

  • Origin: Greek girl name
  • Meaning: “Odyssey” or “a long journey”
  • Pronunciation: “ow-deh-suh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Australian actress Odessa Young and American actress Odessa Cleveland 
  • Also a fantasy girl name after the fictional  character Odessa in the series “Etheria
  • Variants: Oddessa

 

Olga

 

  • Origin: East Slavic, Scandinavian, and Russian girl name
  • Meaning: “Successful,” “holy,” or “blessed”
  • Pronunciation: “ohl-gah”
  • Length: 4 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Russian-American comedian and actress Olga Kay and Ukrainian model and actress Olga Kurylenko
  • Variants: Olya and Olha (Ukrainian)

 

Olivia

 

  • Origin: Latin girl name
  • Meaning: Nature name for girls that means “olive tree”
  • Pronunciation: “ow-leev-eeh-yah”
  • Length: 6 letters, 4 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #1
  • Namesakes: English-born Australian actress and singer Olivia Newton-John and Canadian rugby union player Olivia DeMerchant 
  • Variants: Olyvia

 

Oprah

 

  • Origin: Hebrew girl name
  • Meaning: “Gazelle” or “one who turned her back”
  • Pronunciation: “ow-pruh”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: American talk show host, actress, author, media mogul, and TV producer Oprah Winfrey
  • Variants: Orpah

 

Organza

 

  • Origin: Italian girl name
  • Meaning: “Sheer, stiff fabric or cloth”
  • Pronunciation: “or-gan-zah”
  • Length: 7 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None 
  • Variants: None

 

Girl Dog Names Starting With P

Paige

 

  • Origin: French girl name
  • Meaning: “Page to a lord” or “young servant” 
  • Pronunciation: “payj”
  • Length: 5 letters, 1 syllable
  • Popularity/Rank: #316
  • Namesakes: Canadian water skier Paige Rini and American singer (“American Idol” contestant) Paige Miles 
  • Variants: Payge, Paigey, and Paget

 

Paisley

 

  • Origin: Scottish gender-neutral name
  • Meaning: “Teardrop-shaped motif or patterned fabric,” “cemetery,” or “church”
  • Pronunciation: “pays-lee”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: #53
  • Namesakes: American professional wrestler Paisley (real name Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman) and Hong Kong TV presenter and singer Paisley Wu 
  • Variants: Paislee

 

Palesa

 

  • Origin: Latin and Sotho – African girl name
  • Meaning: “Flower”
  • Pronunciation: “pah-les-uh”
  • Length: 6 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: Palessa

 

Panda

 

  • Origin: Indian – Hindi girl name
  • Meaning: “Wisdom,” “knowledge,” “brilliance,” “intelligence,” or “learning”
  • Also a nature name after the giant panda bear
  • Pronunciation: “pan-dah”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None
  • Variants: None

 

Pansy

 

  • Origin: American girl name
  • Meaning: “Violet flower”
  • Pronunciation: “pan-zee”
  • Length: 5 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: English writer Lady Pansy Lamb and the fictional character Pansy Parkinson in in the “Harry Potter” series
  • Variants: Pansie

 

Papoose

 

  • Origin: English and Native American girl name
  • Meaning: “Child” or “a Native American child”
  • Pronunciation: “puh-poos”
  • Length: 7 letters, 2 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: None for girls
  • Variants: None

 

Paradise

 

  • Origin: Middle English and Old French unisex name
  • Meaning: “Park” or “pleasure garden”
  • Pronunciation: “pah-rah-dais”
  • Length: 8 letters, 3 syllables
  • Popularity/Rank: 1,000+
  • Namesakes: Also a last name (e.g., American writer, producer, and actress Michelle Paradise)
  • Variants: Paradize a