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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

Today's expecting parents are doing something a little different than our parents were doing 30 years ago. We're on the hunt not only for a name that sounds "just right" — and preferably balances out our last name — but we'd also love to find a beautiful baby girl's name with significance and meaning.

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It's a tall order, but there are dozens of baby names with a story behind them. From classic to trendsetting, let us help you 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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