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Baby Girl Names With Great Meanings She Can Be Proud Of

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 names take on new meaning when you know the story behind them

While giving your daughter a name that has a nice ring to it is important, it might even be more important to give baby girl a name that has real depth. After all, she's going to be stuck with it for a lifetime — so it might as well have some meaning, right?

Since we know that selecting a baby name can be a beast — and finding a name that falls nicely on the ears and has some significance is a tall order — we're helping you narrow things down by providing a list of names that are both aesthetically pleasing and meaningful.

From classic to trendy, you'll find a baby girl name that means something to you.

Baby names take on new meaning when you know the story behind them
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Originally published February 2011. Updated June 2017.

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