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Girl names with great meanings

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

Today’s parents are not only looking for a unique name for their baby girl, but they also want one that has a story behind it.

If you want a baby girl name that is unique or trendsetting, but also has an extra special meaning, let us help you narrow down your list:

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Take a look at these unique names for girls

  • Jamille: Beautiful
  • Kenna: Attractive
  • Lana: Attractive, peaceful
  • Naveen: Beautiful
  • Belinda: Very beautiful
  • Jolie: Cheerful, pretty
  • Elle: Beautiful fairy
  • Lily: Purity and beauty
  • Mabel: My beautiful one
  • Karishma: Miracle
  • Alazne: Miracle
  • Karamat: Miracle
  • Daniella: Feminine form of Daniel, who miraculously survived the den of lions in the Old Testament

Check out more miracle baby names here

  • Abigail: Old Testament name meaning "father's joy"
  • Bethany: Biblical name meaning "the house of song"
  • Charity: New Testament name meaning "love, faith and hope"
  • Elizabeth: Hebrew name meaning "the oath or fullness of God"
  • Faith: Greek name meaning "faithful"
  • Judith: Latin name meaning "praised"
  • Mary: Biblical name meaning "wished-for child"
  • Naomi: Hebrew name meaning "beautiful; agreeable"
  • Phoebe: American name meaning "the shining one"
  • Tabitha: Biblical name from the Old Testament meaning "gazelle, beauty, grace"
  • Amity: Friendship, harmony
  • Nadia: Hope
  • Angelica: Angelic
  • Irene: Peace
  • Linnea: Flower
  • Orianna: Golden

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