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The Top 100 Girl Names That Start With A & Their Meanings

Updated on 17 August 2021 • 5 minute read
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Overview

What are the unique and trending girl names that start with the letter A

There are thousands of baby girl names you can choose for your baby. These include those after popular celebrities such as Adele, Ariana Grande, Anne Hathaway, and Angelina Jolie.

There are even some baby boy names that have also become popular baby girl names. So, which name should you choose for your baby girl?

You can take a pick from our top 100 girl names that start with A. We include their name meanings to help you choose the best one for your baby girl.

 

Popular Girl Names That Start With A

Whether you’re looking for unique baby girl names or the most popular from the trending ones, you can find many great options that start with the letter A.

The following are our top 100 choices for these names:

 

Aafje

  • Origin: Dutch
  • Meaning: One of the magical beings
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aafja

 

Aaliyah

  • Origin: Hebrew and Arabic
  • Meaning: Exalted or noble
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aliyah and Aaliya

 

Abigail

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Father’s joy
  • Variations/Synonyms: Avigail

 

Abrielle

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: God is my strength
  • Variations/Synonyms: Abriele 

 

Acacia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Thorny tree
  • Variations/Synonyms: Akasha, Akacia, and Akkasha 

 

Adalee

  • Origin: Old German and Hebrew
  • Meaning: God is my refuge
  • Variations/Synonyms: Adalia and Adaliyah 

 

Addie

  • Origin: Old English and Scottish
  • Meaning: Son (or daughter) of Adam
  • Variations/Synonyms: Addison

 

Adelaide

  • Origin: Old Germanic
  • Meaning: Noble-natured
  • Variations/Synonyms: Adalheidis, Adellaide, and Adelaida

 

Adele

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Nobility
  • Variations/Synonyms: Adelle 

 

Adiela

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Ornament of God
  • Variations/Synonyms: Adella and Adiella

 

Adira 

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Mighty and strong
  • Variations/Synonyms: Adeera and Adirah

 

Adiya

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God‘s treasure
  • Variations/Synonyms: Hadiyah 

 

Adleigh

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God is my witness
  • Variations/Synonyms: Adeleigh 

 

Adriana

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Rich
  • Variations/Synonyms: Adria and Adrienne 

 

Adva

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Small wave or ripple
  • Variations/Synonyms: Advaa and Advah 

 

Aela

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Messenger
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aila or Ayla 

 

Aera

  • Origin: Korean
  • Meaning: Love
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aerah 

 

Aeryn 

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Mountain of strength
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aeron 

 

Agapi

  • Origin: Hebrew and Greek
  • Meaning: Love
  • Variations/Synonyms: Agape 

 

Agnes

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Pure and holy
  • Variations/Synonyms: Hagne 

 

Aibreann

  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: April (month)
  • Variations/Synonyms: April 

 

Aideen

  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Little fire
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aidane 

 

Ailbe

  • Origin: Latin and Irish
  • Meaning: White
  • Variations/Synonyms: Alva 

 

Aileen

  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Bright, shining light
  • Variations/Synonyms: Eileen 

 

Ailey

  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Bright light
  • Variations/Synonyms: Hailey 

 

Ailis

  • Origin: Irish and French
  • Meaning: Noble
  • Variations/Synonyms: Alice, Ailish, and Alize 

 

Aimee

  • Origin: Old French and Latin
  • Meaning: Beloved
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aimie and Amy 

 

Aine

  • Origin: Irish and Celtic
  • Meaning: Radiance and splendor
  • Variations/Synonyms: Ainee and Ayn 

 

Ainsley

  • Origin: Scottish 
  • Meaning: One’s own meadow
  • Variations/Synonyms: Ansley and Ashley 

 

Airis

  • Origin: African
  • Meaning: Beautiful and gentle one
  • Variations/Synonyms: Ayriz 

 

Aisha

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Alive and well
  • Variations/Synonyms: Asia and Asha 

 

Aislinn

  • Origin: Gaelic and Irish
  • Meaning: Dream or vision
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aisling

 

Akayla

  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Crown of laurels
  • Variations/Synonyms: Akaila

 

Akeila

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Bright and smart
  • Variations/Synonyms: Akilah 

 

Akiko

  • Origin: Japanese 
  • Meaning: Bright child
  • Variations/Synonyms: Akeeko 

 

Alaina 

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Harmony
  • Variations/Synonyms: Ellaina and Alainah

 

Alanna

  • Origin: Gaelic and Old High German
  • Meaning: Precious child
  • Variations/Synonyms: Alana and Alani 

 

Albertine

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Noble and bright
  • Variations/Synonyms: Albertin 

 

Alexandria

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Defender of humanity
  • Variations/Synonyms: Alexandra, Alessia, and Alexia 

 

Alicia

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Noble
  • Variations/Synonyms: Alice 

 

Alina

  • Origin: Slavic
  • Meaning: Lofty or high
  • Variations/Synonyms: Allina and Helena

 

Alivia

  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Olive tree
  • Variations/Synonyms: Olivia 

 

Allsún

  • Origin: Irish and Scottish
  • Meaning: Noble
  • Variations/Synonyms: Allison 

 

Alma

  • Origin: Latin, Italian, Hebrew, and Arabic
  • Meaning: Kind young woman
  • Variations/Synonyms: Almah 

 

Aloha

  • Origin: Hawaiian 
  • Meaning: Love or compassion
  • Variations/Synonyms: Alloha and Alohah 

 

Alona

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Oak tree
  • Variations/Synonyms: Allona and Alonakia 

 

Alondra

  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Lark (bird)
  • Variations/Synonyms: Allondra 

 

Alora

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: The Lord is my light
  • Variations/Synonyms: Elora

 

Alyssa

  • Origin: German and Greek
  • Meaning: Noble
  • Variations/Synonyms: Alyza and Alysa 

 

Amara

  • Origin: Indian, Nigerian, and African
  • Meaning: Immortal or grace
  • Variations/Synonyms: Amarah 

 

Amari

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Eternal
  • Variations/Synonyms: Amarih and Yoruba

 

Amaya

  • Origin: Japanese and Spanish
  • Meaning: Night rain
  • Variations/Synonyms: Amaia 

 

Amber

  • Origin: Arabic and Old French
  • Meaning: Reddish or orange jewel
  • Variations/Synonyms: Ambie and Ambyr 

 

Amélie

  • Origin: French and Latin
  • Meaning: Industrious
  • Variations/Synonyms: Amelia and Amelie 

 

Amina

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Honest
  • Variations/Synonyms: Amineh, Amna, and Ameena 

 

Amy

  • Origin: Latin and French
  • Meaning: Beloved
  • Variations/Synonyms: Amee and Aimee 

 

Anaëlle

  • Origin: Hebrew and Breton (a Celtic language used in France)
  • Meaning: Gracious or merciful
  • Variations/Synonyms: Anaële 

 

Anais

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Grace
  • Variations/Synonyms: Annais and Anaïs

 

Anastasia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Resurrection
  • Variations/Synonyms: Anastassia

 

Andi

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Strong and brave
  • Variations/Synonyms: Andie 

 

Andrea

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Manly and strong
  • Variations/Synonyms: Andrei 

 

Angelina

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Messenger or angel
  • Variations/Synonyms: Angela 

 

Anissa

  • Origin: Hebrew and Greek
  • Meaning: Satisfaction
  • Variations/Synonyms: Agnes, Annis, and Anice 

 

Anita

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Gracious and merciful
  • Variations/Synonyms: Annita 

 

Anjali

  • Origin: Sanskrit (an ancient Indian language)
  • Meaning: Divine offering or gift
  • Variations/Synonyms: Anjalee and Anjalli 

 

Anna 

  • Origin: Hebrew, Latin, and Greek
  • Meaning: Graceful or beautiful
  • Variations/Synonyms: Anne, Ana, and Annie

 

Annabelle

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Loving
  • Variations/Synonyms: Anabel, Amabelle, Anabelle, and Amabel

 

Annalise

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Graced with God‘s bounty
  • Variations/Synonyms: Analise, Annaliz, Annalisa, Annaliza, and Analiza 

 

Anne

  • Origin: Hebrew and Greek
  • Meaning: God has favored me
  • Variations/Synonyms: Hanna, Hannah, and Chanah 

 

Annika

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Gracious and merciful
  • Variations/Synonyms: Anika 

 

Anouk

  • Origin: French and Bohemian
  • Meaning: Grace
  • Variations/Synonyms: Anuk and Anouke

 

Antoinette

  • Origin: Greek, Roman, and English
  • Meaning: Highly praiseworthy
  • Variations/Synonyms: Antonetta, Antonella, Antonine, and Antonia 

 

Anushka

  • Origin: Indian, Russian, and Sanskrit
  • Meaning: Grace and favor
  • Variations/Synonyms: Annushka, Annuska, and Anuska

 

Anwyn

  • Origin: Welsh and Scottish
  • Meaning: Very fair
  • Variations/Synonyms: Anwen 

 

Anya

  • Origin: Greek and Hebrew
  • Meaning: Resurrection
  • Variations/Synonyms: Ania, Aniya, and Anyia 

 

Aodhnait

  • Origin: Celtic, Hebrew, Gaelic, Scottish, and Old English
  • Meaning: Little fire
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aodnait 

 

Aoibheann 

  • Origin: Irish and Gaelic
  • Meaning: Beautiful
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aoibhinn 

 

Aoife

  • Origin: Old Irish
  • Meaning: Pleasant or radiant beauty
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aoibhe

 

Arabella

  • Origin: Arabic, Latin, Spanish, and English
  • Meaning: Beautiful or graceful
  • Variations/Synonyms: Arrabella, Arrabelle, and Arabelle 

 

Aria

  • Origin: Italian, Greek, Persian, and Roman
  • Meaning: Noble, melody, or lioness
  • Variations/Synonyms: Arya 

 

Ariana

  • Origin: Hebrew, Greek, Italian, and Old English
  • Meaning: Most holy
  • Variations/Synonyms: Ariadne, Arianna, and Arriana 

 

Ariel

  • Origin: Hebrew, Greek, and Italian
  • Meaning: Lion or lioness of God
  • Variations/Synonyms: Ariele, Arielle, Arriel, and Arrielle

 

Arlene

  • Origin: Irish, Celtic, and Scottish
  • Meaning: Devotion, pledge, and promise
  • Variations/Synonyms: Arleen, Arlyn, Arline, Arleyne, Arleine, Arlen, and Arlena

 

Arya

  • Origin: German, Indian, Iranian, and Sanskrit
  • Meaning: Melody and noble
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aria, Aryane, Aryana, and Ariana

 

Ashlynn

  • Origin: Irish and Celtic
  • Meaning: Dream
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aslyn and Ashllyn 

 

Aspen

  • Origin: American and Celtic
  • Meaning: Shaking poplar tree
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aspina, Aspine, Aspene, and Aspin

 

Astrid

  • Origin: Old Norse or Old Scandinavian 
  • Meaning: Divinely beautiful
  • Variations/Synonyms: Ashtrid 

 

Athena

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Praise
  • Variations/Synonyms: Atheena 

 

Aubrey

  • Origin: German Alberic, French, Celtic, and English
  • Meaning: Elf ruler
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aubre and Aubrei 

 

Audrey

  • Origin: Hebrew and Anglo-Saxon 
  • Meaning: Noble strength
  • Variations/Synonyms: Audri, Audrei, and Audrie

 

Aurelia

  • Origin: Latin, Greek, and Old English
  • Meaning: Golden one
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aurellia, Aurrelia, and Aurrellia 

 

Aurora

  • Origin: Latin, Roman, and Greek
  • Meaning: Dawn or morning sun
  • Variations/Synonyms: Arora, Ariora, Aurrora, and Aurore

 

Autumn

  • Origin: Latin and Old English
  • Meaning: Fall or autumn season
  • Variations/Synonyms: Autumne and Autumus 

 

Ava

  • Origin: Latin and Persian
  • Meaning: Water or island
  • Variations/Synonyms: Avah, Avva, and Avvah 

 

Avery

  • Origin: English, French, Anglo-Saxon, and Ancient German
  • Meaning: Ruler of the elves
  • Variations/Synonyms: Avvery, Averi, Avverie, Avveri, and Averie 

 

Avianna

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Spring
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aviana 

 

Avril

  • Origin: French and Latin
  • Meaning: April
  • Variations/Synonyms: Avrille and Avrile 

 

Ayla

  • Origin: Scottish, Sanskrit, Turkish, and Hebrew
  • Meaning: Born of knowledge
  • Variations/Synonyms: Aila, Aylin, Aylanur, Aylla, and Ajla 

 

Azalea

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Dry
  • Variations/Synonyms: Azalia, Azaleah, and Azaliah 

 

Azure

  • Origin: Spanish, Old French, Latin, and Arabic
  • Meaning: Sky blue
  • Variations/Synonyms: Azur, Aziur, and Aziure 

 

 

 

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