70 Middle Names For Girls With Meanings

There are many middle names with beautiful meanings.
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The tradition of giving a child a baptismal middle name started in the Middle Ages in Europe.

When the practice spread to the west, it lost its religious connotations. In contemporary times, some parents give their children a middle name that is a part of their first name, and many simply use it as an additional name.

You can get creative while choosing a middle name for your little girl. We've tried to make the process as simple as possible by collecting a list of beautiful names with their meanings and origins explained. Choose from popular middle names, unique middle names, and middle names inspired by music for your little child.

You might also want to look at middle names for boys and unusual middle names.

Popular Middle Names For Girls

Here is a good list of popular middle names that you could choose for your child.

1. Anne (Jewish origin), one of the middle names for girls that mean “gracious”.

2. Aryn (Hebrew origin), one of the middle names for girls that mean “enlightened”.

3. Blair (Scottish Gaelic origin), one of the middle names for girls that mean “one who dwells in the plains”.

4. Blanche (French origin), one of the middle names for girls that mean “fair”.

5. Blayne (Gaelic origin), one of the middle names for girls that mean “yellow”.

6. Brooke (English origin), one of the middle names for girls that mean “one who lives near a stream”.

7. Bree (Irish origin), one of the middle names for girls that mean “full of virtues”.

8. Dawn (Old English origin), one of the middle names for girls that mean “morning light”.

9. Jacklyn (Native-American origin), one of the middle names for girls, means “supersede”.

10. Jae (Latin origin), a popular name that means “sweet and beautiful”.

11. Jaedyn (Hebrew origin), one of the middle names that mean “God will judge”.

12. Jane (English origin), one of the middle names that mean “God is gracious”.

13. June (Latin Origin), one of the middle names that mean “young”.

14. Kate (Greek origin), one of the middle names that mean “one who is pure”.

15. Kathryn (Greek origin), one of the middle names that mean “pure”.

16. Krystan (Greek origin), one of the middle names that mean “follower of Christianity”.

17. Lane (English origin), a middle name that means “a narrow street”.

18. Lee (Chinese origin), a middle name that means “sweet like a plum”.

19. Lyn (Welsh origin), a middle name that means “pond” or “lake”.

20. Mae (Roman origin), a middle name that means “a discerning person”.

21. Merle (French origin), a middle name that means “a blackbird”.

22. Raine (Native-American origin), a middle name that means “as fresh as the rain”.

23. Rose (Old English origin), a middle name that means “delicate and beautiful”.

24. Rylie (Irish origin), a middle name that means “brave”.

25. Sue (English origin), a middle name that means “lily”.

The tradition of giving middle names started in the Middle Ages.

Unique Middle Names For Girls

Are you looking for girl names that sound special? Here is a list of middle names for unique girls.

26. Abigail (Hebrew origin), a middle name that means “my father’s joy”.

27. Anise (French origin), a middle name that means “pure soul”.

28. Berlynn (English origin), one of the unique middle names for girls that means “bright” and “lake”.

29. Carmden (Scottish origin), a unique middle name that means “one who lives near a valley”.

30. Coreen (Greek origin), one of the beautiful girls' names that mean “maiden”.

31. Cleila (Latin origin), one of the names for a baby girl, means “famous”.

32. Denise (French origin), one of the names for a baby girl that means “devoted to Dionysus”.

33. Dustin (German origin), one of the baby names that mean “brave like a tiger”.

34. Elein (Greek origin), one of the names for girls that mean “bright like a torch”.

35. Eloise (French origin), a girl's name that means “good health”.

36. Emeline (German origin), a baby name that means “industrious”.

37. Georgina (Greek origin), a name that can also be used as a first name. It means “earth-worker”.

38. Harriet (French origin), a name that can also be used as a first name. It means “home-ruler”.

39. Jolee (French origin), a name that can be used as a first name. It means “pretty”.

40. Keya (Indian origin), this name can also be used as a first name, and it means “tender”.

41. Karilyn (Old German origin), a middle name that can also be used as a first name. It means “free person”.

42. Lilibeth (English origin), a name that means “purity” and “God is bountiful”.

43. Meaghan (Welsh origin), a name that means “pure”.

44. Monteen (French origin), a name that means “strong as the mountain”.

45. Nadeen (Arabic French origin), a good name for your little girl, means “full of hope”.

46. Naomi (Hebrew origin), a unique name for your little girl, means “pleasant person”.

47. Payten (Irish origin), a name that means “noblewoman”.

48. Quinn (Irish origin), a name that means “wisdom”.

49. Tallis (French origin), a beautiful name that means “woodland”.

50. Winola (German origin), a special name that means “a delightful friend”.

A middle name, if chosen wisely, can give a nice ring to the entire name.

Musical Middle Names For Girls

Does your baby girl remind you of sweet music? Here are middle names that are inspired by the world of music.

51. Aida (Egyptian origin), the name of an opera composed by Giuseppe Verdi.

52. Aliyah (Arabic origin), a name that means “sublime”.

53. Allegra (Italian origin), a name that means “joyous”, is used in music for tempo marking.

54. Aria (Italian origin), a name that refers to the one-voice piece of music usually in operas.

55. Cadence (English origin), a beautiful name that means “rhythm” or “flow”.

56. Calliope (Greek origin), a name that means “beautiful voice”, also refers to an instrument.

57. Carol (English origin), a name that is associated with Christmas and means “free person”.

58. Celeste (Latin origin), a name that refers to heavenly sounds from an instrument.

59. Demi (Greek and Latin origin), a musical term that means “half”.

60. Euphony (French origin), a musical term that means “sweet sound”.

61. Fiona (Gaelic origin), from the Gaelic word Fionn which means “fair”.

62. Grace (Latin origin), a name that refers to an ornament.

63. Gwen (Welsh origin), a name that means “holy”.

64. Harmony (Latin origin), a name that refers to the complimentary notes played together in a song.

65. Lita (Latin origin), the name of a lead guitarist in ‘The Runaways’, an all-girl band.

66. Lydian (Greek origin), the name that refers to a musical mode similar to the major scale mode.

67. Lyra (Greek origin), the name of a star constellation, refers to the lyre, a musical instrument similar to the harp.

68. Madonna (Italian origin), the name of a famous pop star. The name means “my lady”.

69. Mariah (Hebrew origin), the first name of a pop star, means “a drop of the sea”.

70. Melody (Old French origin), a sweet name that means “a musical piece”.

Kidadl has lots of great baby name articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for Girls Middle Names, then why not look at double barrel baby names, or for something different, look at baby names for twins.

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