60+ English Girl Names With Meanings

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With so many options to choose from, it seems hard to choose the best name for your baby.

That is why we have a compact list of the best English names for your girl child. We've organised them into popular and unique names, but they're all gorgeous.

Here are more than 60 names to choose from for your girl baby, with the origin and the meaning for each name explained.

You might also want to look at English names for boys and Welsh baby names.

Popular English Names For Girls

These wonderful names are either popular and trendy now, or they have been at some point. We think they're all perfect. Not all of these names are originally from England but they're all very popular there.

1. Ada (German origin),  means “of a noble kind”.

2. Adeline (German origin), one of the English girl names that mean “noble and serene”.

3. Agatha (Greek origin), one of the English girl names that mean “honorable”.

4. Aisling (Irish origin), one of the girl names that are popular in the U.K., meaning “vision', or "dreams".

5. Barbara (Greek origin), one of the girl names meaning “foreign”.

6. Carla (Old Greek origin), one of the girl names meaning “free person”.

7. Delisha (English origin), one of the popular girl names meaning “gives pleasure”.

8. Ebrill (Welsh origin), meaning “born in April”.

9. Georgina (Greek origin), one of the English girl names meaning “earth-worker”.

10. Gladys (Welsh origin), means “country”.

11. Hattie (American origin), a name meaning "home-ruler".

12. Isla (Scottish origin), a name meaning “island”.

13. Isobella (Scottish origin), a name that means “consecrated to God”.

14. Jasmine (Persian origin), a name that means “the jasmine flower”.

15. Jessica (Hebrew origin), a name that means “gift of God”.

16. Joleen (Hebrew origin), a name that means “God will increase”.

17. Layla (Arabic origin), a name that means “night”.

18. Lettice (Irish origin), a name that means “joy”.

19. Lynlee (English origin), an English name that means “affectionate”.

20. Maisie (Scottish origin), one of the British first names that mean “child of light”.

21. Maryam (Arabic origin), a first name that mean “lady of the sea”.

22. Nancy (Hebrew origin), a name that means “grace”.

23. Nicola (English origin), an English name that means “victory of the people”.

24. Olivia (Latin origin), one of the names that mean “olive tree”.

25. Poppy (Latin origin), one of the names high in popularity which means “from the flower”.

26. Rosie (Latin origin), one of the names high in popularity during Victorian times that means “rose”.

27. Sandra (Greek origin), one of the names that mean “protector of man”.

28. Tara (Irish origin), the name for a baby girl which means “where the kings meet”.

29. Teagan (Welsh origin), the name for a baby girl that means “attractive” or “perfect”.

30. Tracy (Irish origin), one of the baby names that mean “brave” or “warrior”.

31. Una (Irish origin), one of the baby names with increasing popularity in the U.K. that mean “the one”.

32. Unity (American origin), one of the baby names that mean “oneness”.

33. Velvet (English origin), an english name that means “soft”.

34. Verona (Italian origin), one of the baby girl names that mean “truth”.

35. Victoria (Latin origin), a baby name for girls that mean “victory” from the Roman goddess of victory.

36. Violet (Latin origin), a baby name for girls that mean “purple”.

37. Vivian (Latin origin), a baby name for girls that mean “lively”.

38. Wendy (English origin), a baby name for girls that mean “blessed ring”.

39. Yasmine (Persian origin), a baby name for girls that mean “jasmine flower”.

40. Zara (Hebrew origin), a baby name for girls that mean “princess”.

Some of the English girl names are very regal.

Unique English Names For Girls

Are you looking for girls' names that are special and sound unique? Here is a list of unique English first names for a girl.

Not all the baby girl names in this list are from England originally, but they're often used there.

41. Anwen (Welsh origin), one of the girls' names that mean “very fair”.

42. Aoife (Irish origin), pronounced EE-fa, it is a name that means “beauty”.

43. Arabella (Latin origin), a name that means “yielding to prayer”.

44. Beatrix (English origin), one of the girls' names that mean “bringer of joy”.

45. Briony (English origin), a girls' name that means “climbing vine”.

46. Caoimhe (Gaelic origin), a name that is pronounced kwee-va, it means “beautiful”.

47. Cressida (Greek origin) one of the unique names that mean “gold”.

48. Deidre (Irish origin), a name that means “she who chatters”.

49. Ellis (Welsh origin), a name that means “benevolent”.

50. Eira (Welsh origin), a name that means “snow”.

51. Evie (English origin) is a name that means “a diminutive form of eve”.

52. Finlay (Irish origin), a name that means “fair-haired hero”.

53. Fion (Welsh origin), a name that means “foxglove”.

54. Freya (Scandinavian origin), a name that means “goddess of love, fertility, and beauty”.

55. Gemma (American origin), a name that means “precious stone”.

56. Gilian (English origin), a name that means “youthful”.

57. Imogen (Celtic origin), a name that means “daughter”, or “maiden”.

58. Lexi (Greek origin), a name that is the diminutive form of Alexander.

59. Rhonwen (Welsh origin), a name that means “slender”.

60. Tamsin (English origin), a name that means “twin”.

61. Tilly (English origin), a name that means “battle strength”.

Though all these names aren't from England specifically, they're all used there often.

Kidadl has lots of great baby name articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for English girls names, then why not look at Scottish baby names, or for something different, look at Hungarian girl names.

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