79 Singapore Female Names With Meanings And History

Anusuya Mukherjee
Feb 16, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Jun 01, 2022
Edited by Ashima Jain
Fact-checked by Dimple Panchal
Common Singapore female names and old female names in Singapore are good options to select unique baby names.
Age: 0-99
Read time: 7.6 Min

Singapore is a country in Southeast Asia and is known for its cleanliness, greenery, and many other innovations.

Names used in Singapore have been popular in South and East Asian countries. If you are looking for the best names for girls, here is a list of some best female Singapore baby names that you can pick from.
 

Typical Female Singapore Names

Names is a unique identity that represents a person. It is something that is attached to us for our whole lives and we are known by our name. As it plays a crucial part, one should always find the best names for their children, it should be different with deep meaning. Although there are uncountable Singapore names you can find, we have especially curated a list of Singapore female common names just for you. Select the best one from these girl names for your child.

There are many common girl names used in Singapore, such as Averia, Emma, Rebecca, Andreas, and Hannah but there are also names that are unique, rare, and have uncommon usage in the country, which include Ian, Cindy, Raphael, and Mani. We have listed a few names so you can select the right one for your girl.

The list contains all types of names from a common and rarest one to unique and beautiful name. Find a perfect name that has a meaningful thought behind it.

What are you waiting for? Scroll through the following list.

Adela (Latin origin), meaning ‘noble’, also has other versions, which are Adelia and Adella.

Ainsley (Scottish origin), meaning ‘my own meadow’, was ranked at 344 place in 2016 in the US.

Alexis (Greek origin), meaning ‘protector’, can especially be used as a nickname, ‘Alex’.

Alicia (Latin origin), meaning ‘noble’, also has other versions, which are Ali, Arisu, and Alicie.

Amanda (Latin origin), meaning ‘loveable’, is a very adorable name.

Andreas (Greek origin), meaning ‘manly’, is the female version of Andrea.

Aria (Italian origin), meaning ‘lioness’, was ranked 23 in 2016.

Ashley (English origin), meaning ‘dweller in the ash tree’, is also a male character in ‘Gone In The Wild’ series.

Ava (Latin origin), meaning ‘life’, was ranked #3 in the US.

Averie (English origin), meaning ‘ruler of the elves’, is another version of Avery.

Bennett (Latin origin), meaning ‘blessed one’, is a cute name and can have the nickname, ‘Ben’.

Charlotte (English origin), meaning ‘free’, also represents elegance.

Charyl ( French origin), meaning ‘beloved’, also has other versions that are Sheryl and Cheryle.

Chloe (Greek origin), meaning ‘blooming’, is a very beautiful name.

Claire (Latin origin), meaning ‘bright’, is a very beautiful name.

Debbie (Hebrew origin), meaning ‘swarm of bees’, also has other versions, including Debee and Debby.

Ellie (Greek origin), meaning ‘shining light’, is another version of Ellen.

Emma (Latin origin), meaning ‘universal’, is one of the most popular names among girls.

Fiona (Scottish origin), meaning ‘fair’, is a very popular and elegant name.

Gina (Italian origin), meaning ‘queen’, is a short version of Georgine.

Hannah (Latin origin), meaning ‘grace of God’, is also used by the main character in the series Hannah Montana.

Hazel (English origin) is a color and a name of Julia Roberts’ daughter.

Jasmine (Persian name), meaning ‘a name of a flower’, is also the name of the main character in Aladdin, called princess Jasmine.

Mia (Scandinavian origin), meaning ‘drop of the sea’, is one of Singapore most popular female names.

Ancient Female Names In Singapore

If you looking for some traditional ancient names, then we have got a perfect list for you with all the ancient names. If you are someone who wants to remain close to their culture and traditions, then you are going to love these names that we have listed for you below.

Felicia Chin (Chinese origin) is a very famous Singaporean actress and a very pretty name.

Fiona (Gaelic origin), meaning ‘fair’, is inspired by the name of a Singaporean actress, Fiona Xie.

Isabelle (English origin), meaning ‘God is my oath’, is a very beautiful name with other versions like Bella and Belle.

Jia-Xin (Chinese origin), meaning ‘logic’, is a unisex name but mostly preferred for girls.

Kit Chan (Chinese origin) was the first Singapore youth ambassador.

Lou (Chinese origin), meaning ‘warrior’, is a very good and unique name.

Luna (Latin origin), meaning ‘moon’, will make all the fans of Harry potter recall a character from the move.

Naomi (Hebrew origin), meaning ‘delightful’, also has other versions, which are Nomi and Mimi.

Nina ( Spanish Origin), meaning ‘full of grace’, is a very cute and commonly used name for girls.

Nora (Irish origin), meaning ‘light’, is also the name of a famous American singer, Norah Jones.

Olivia (Latin origin), meaning ‘olive tree’, was ranked #2 in the US.

Rachel (Hebrew origin), meaning ‘female sheep’, also has other versions, which are Rachie and Rachey.

Rebecca (Latin origin), meaning ‘to tie’, is also the name of a Singaporean actress, Rebecca Lim, and one of the top ranked names for baby girls.

Regina (Latin origin), meaning ‘queen’, also has other versions that are Gina, Rina, and Raina.

Rui (Chinese origin), meaning ‘affection’, is a very graceful name.

Sally (English origin), meaning ‘princess’, is a very cute name.

Sarah (Hebrew origin), meaning ‘princess’, is one of the most-liked names used for females.

Scarlett ( Latin origin), meaning ‘bright red’, is a very decent and graceful name.

Shasha (Indian origin), meaning ‘moon,' is a very famous ancient name for Singaporean girls.

Singapore native female names have inspired some of the most popular female names in Singapore.

60's Singapore Female Names

Singaporean names have a significant influence in South and East Asian countries. If you are someone looking for some classic names for your baby girl, then here is a list of top names used in the ’60s. They are quite different from the modern names. These ’60s names were known to have deep meanings and the most a beautiful appeal to them. So, what are you waiting for? GO through the list and pick your favorite from options given below.

Chao-xing (Chinese origin), meaning ‘morning start,’ is the perfect name to use for girls born in the early morning.

Dai-Tai (Chinese origin), meaning ‘leading a boy in hopes’, is a very meaningful and beautiful name that was used natively.

Daiyu (Chinese origin), meaning ‘black jade,’ is a very graceful name used locally in Singapore.

Dongmei (Chinese origin) meaning ‘winter plum’, is a wonderful name.

Guan-Yin (Chinese origin), meaning ‘Goddess of mercy,’ is an adorable name for a sweet little baby girl.

Howin ( Chinese origin), meaning ‘a loyal swallow’, is a name that is very attractive and unique.

Hualing (Chinese origin), meaning ‘flourishing herb’ and 'flower', is a beautiful name.

Huan (Chinese origin), meaning ‘happiness’, was a very famous name for Singaporean females in the ’50s.

Jia (Indian origin), meaning ‘beautiful’, is a common locally-used name.

Juan (Chinese origin), meaning ‘graciousness’, is a common Chinese name used in Singapore.

Lien (Chinese origin), meaning ‘lotus’, is very easy to pronounce and a beautiful name.

Lihwa (Chinese origin), meaning ‘princess’ or ‘a Chinese princess’.

Lin (Chinese origin), meaning ‘beautiful jade’, is a very short and cute name.

Ling (Chinese origin), meaning ‘sound of jade, dawn’, is also associated with Sanskrit concepts.

Luli (Chinese origin), meaning ‘dewy jasmine’, is a very pretty name.

Mah-a (Chinese origin), meaning ‘beautiful posture’, is a very good name for baby girls.

Mei-Zhen (Chinese origin), meaning ‘beautiful pearl’, is a very popular Chinese name in Singapore.

Meihui (Chinese origin), meaning ‘beautiful wisdom’, is a pretty name that brings a pleasant ring to ears.

Meirong (Chinese origin), meaning ‘beautiful countenance’, is a very commonly used name for old females.

Meiyung (Chinese origin), meaning ‘beautiful flower’ or 'pretty flower', is an uncommonly used name.

Uncommon Female Names In Singapore

There are many uncommon names too that are used across the country, and here is a list of those names for you.

Amelia (Latin origin), meaning ‘ work’, is a very elegant name.

Anita (Hebrew origin), meaning ‘merciful’, is a very graceful name.

Bonnie (Scottish origin), meaning ‘pretty’, is a suitable name for a girl child.

Chermaine (French origin), meaning ‘beautiful orchard’, also means ‘charm’ in English.

Cindy (Greek origin), meaning ‘born on Cynthus’, a mountain in Delo.

Clarence (Latin origin), meaning’ famous’, is a beautiful name.

Cynthia (Greek origin), meaning ‘from mount Cynthus’, is also the name of an American actress.

Dorothy (Greek origin), meaning ‘gift of God’, is such a meaningful name.

Gladys (Welsh origin), meaning ‘territorial ruler’, also has another version that is Gladdy.

Ian (Scottish Gaelic origin), meaning ‘Lord is gracious’, is a very elegant name.

Innusha (Russian origin), meaning ‘one who is innocent’, can be a perfect name for your little girl.

Ivana (Slavic origin), meaning ‘God is gracious’, is a very unique name with a male version as Ivan.

Janice (Hebrew origin), meaning ‘God is gracious’, is also the name of a Chinese actress.

Mani (Persian origin), meaning ‘eternal’, is a very unique name.

Marcia (Latin origin), meaning ‘dedicated to Mars’, is an amazing name for your girl child.

Raphael (Hebrew origin), meaning ‘God has healed’, is a beautiful name.

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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

With a wealth of international experience spanning Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East, Anusuya brings a unique perspective to her work as a Content Assistant and Content Updating Coordinator. She holds a law degree from India and has practiced law in India and Kuwait. Anusuya is a fan of rap music and enjoys a good cup of coffee in her free time. Currently, she is working on her novel, "Mr. Ivory Merchant".

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