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Baby Girl Names With Great Meanings You're Going to Love

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...

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There are so many hurdles in choosing the perfect name for your baby. It has to sound good, make sense with the time and culture you're living in, jibe well with your last name — and you probably also want it to be meaningful. After all, barring some serious paperwork (which is always an option), kiddo is going to be stuck with that name for life. So getting it right is important.

Finding a name can feel like an impossible task when you're trying to find something that sounds nice and has some significance. To help, we've narrowed it down to a few names with wonderful meanings. Some are classic, some are modern and all are super-significant.

Here's our list of baby girl names that mean love, light, happiness and more.

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A version of this article was originally published in February 2011.

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