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Exotic girl names from around the world

Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

Baby girl names

From Irish names to Italian names, we round up the best exotic girl names from around the world. If you are looking for a feminine, yet unique name for your baby girl, you will love the rich culture and meanings behind these beautiful worldly names.

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Exotic girl names are a growing trend. In fact, the Italian name Isabella was the No. 1 baby girl name for 2009 in America, according to the Social Security Administration. Check out our list of the best exotic girl names, including Irish names, Spanish names, French names, Italian names and Australian names right here!

Irish girl names

Irish girl names are a growing in popularity because they have a unique quality and melodic ring to them. The name Aoife (pronounced "ee-fa") regularly falls in the top five baby girl names in Ireland. Check out our other picks:

  • Aoife
  • Ciara
  • Erin
  • Iona
  • Fianna
  • Riley
  • Teagan
  • Keira
  • Kaitlyn
  • Aislin

Check out more Irish girl names here! >>

French girl names

From the Eiffel Tower to the romantic Seine River in Paris, France is all about romance -- and French names are no different! Here's our pick of beautiful French girl names:

  • Adela
  • Adrienne
  • Genevieve
  • Helene
  • Isabelle
  • Josette
  • Odette
  • Marie
  • Simone
  • Veronique

Check out more French girl names here! >>

Spanish girl names

Spanish girl names are easy to spell yet sound mysterious and exotic. Check out our pick of Spanish names that are rich with meaning and beauty:

  • Ana
  • Catalina
  • Jade
  • Isabel
  • Jaida
  • Leyla
  • Lola
  • Malia
  • Marisol
  • Paloma
  • Savannnah

Check out more Spanish girl names here! >>

Italian baby girl names

We love Italian pizza, Italian leather -- and Italian baby names! These classic, timeless names are perfect for your baby girl:

  • Giulia (#1 according to Italian National Institute of Statistics)
  • Sofia
  • Martina
  • Chiara
  • Giorgia
  • Aurora
  • Francesca
  • Elise
  • Giada
  • Matilde
  • Beatrice
  • Federeica
  • Arianna
  • Valentina
  • Penelope

Check out more Italian girl names here! >>

German Girl Names

With 23 percent of Americans claiming German roots, imany are looking to their heritage for meaningful names. Check out our pick of the top German baby names for girls:

  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Leonie
  • Frieda
  • Else
  • Claudia
  • Raine
  • Amelia
  • Heidi
  • Adrian
  • Amara
  • Giselle
  • Alina
  • Zelda

Check out more German girl names here! >>

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