150 Unique Baby Girl Names You Will Love

Whether you’ve bought all the baby name books at your local bookstore, or have been saving bookmarked pages from all over the Internet, finding just the right name for your daughter can be as exciting as it is challenging—and even overwhelming at times! Check out this curated list of unique names for girls to find the best moniker for your little one.

Pretty and Unique Baby Girl Names

There are many pretty girl names that are also unique; in fact, their rareness makes them even more beautiful and interesting. For example, while the name Annalise appears at no. 417 in the top 1,000 girl names for 2022, it still feels relatively uncommon; and the attractive name Larisa has yet to enter the top 1,000 list, making it a rare gem. You’ll even discover the once-rare girls’ name Aurora on this list. It has been gradually emerging from obscurity to become a popular choice in 2022—but that doesn’t mean it's any less unique and pretty. So, if you’re intrigued by these charming and distinctive girl names that are sure to make your little girl stand out, keep reading for our list of pretty and unique girl names with their meanings:

1. Annalise. A combination of the name Anna and Lise, this name is simple, pretty, and unique.

2. Aurora. If you’re looking for a unique and dreamy girls’ name, look no further than Aurora, meaning “dawn.” This is also the name of the Roman goddess of the morning, making it perfect for a baby girl born just as the sun begins to rise.

3. Brigitta. This name is the German, Dutch, and Hungarian form of Bridget, but here, it seems to have a more feminine ring to it.

4. Charmaine. Although the name's exact meaning is unknown, it’s highly likely that Charmaine is a combination of the word “charm” with the suffix “aine” from the girls’ name Lorraine. If you happen to be having twins, both of these names could work wonderfully as twin girl names.

5. Constance. As the medieval form of Constantia, which derives from the name of Roman emperor Constans, Constance means “constant” or “steadfast.”

6. Geneviève. This unique name is medieval, but its origin is uncertain, possibly having German, Gaulish, and Celtic elements. It’s the name of the patron saint of Paris and sounds very sweet.

7. Larisa. This pretty name is most likely derived from the ancient city of Larisa in Greece and is also the name of a Greek saint. You could pair Larisa with Melissa if you’re having twin girls.

8. Lorelei. German in origin, the name Lorelei most likely comes from a rocky area along the Rhine River. It’s also the name of a rock song from the 1970s. Whichever story you prefer, the name has a pretty ring to it either way.

9. Micaela. This is a feminine form of Michael, a Hebrew name that means “Who is like God?” If monikers like this interest you, check out some more biblical girl names.

10. Priscilla. This name is a diminutive of the Roman moniker Prisca, which appears in the New Testament.

11. Talulla. The name Talulla has Gaelic origins and comes from the words tuile and flaith, which mean “abundance” and “princess,” respectively. It has a rather old-fashioned vibe.


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Cute and Unique Baby Girl Names

Any of the following names would be a cute choice for your unique and beautiful baby girl.

12. Amelia. This girl’s name manages to be both popular and unique as it sits in fourth place on the list of top baby names in the U.S. Amelia is an adorable moniker that’s catching everyone’s eye with its European vibe and meaning of “brave.” And, of course, Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic, makes this name perfect for little trailblazers!

13. Calista. This name is the feminine form of Callistus, which means “most beautiful” in Greek. What could be a better name for your lovley daughter?

14. Candace. .A biblical name from the New Testament, Candace means “queen mother.” Of course, you don’t have to be religious to choose this unique option.

15. Filippa. This regal-sounding name is the feminine form of Philip, which means “lover of horses.”

16. Gemma. As a medieval Italian nickname, Gemma means “gem” or “precious stone.” This could be the perfect name meaning for your precious little one!

17. Harlow. Originally a place name, Harlow comes from Old English and means “rock hill” or “army hill.” It’s an ideal choice if you want your daughter’s name to exemplify strength.

18. Letitia. In Latin, this pretty name means “joy” or “happiness.” It’s also the name of a saint revered in Spain. If you’d like your little one’s life to be full of good cheer and contentment, giving her this name could get her off to a wonderful start.

19. Luna. Even though this cute girls’ name has just entered the top 10, it still retains its unique and interesting vibe with its celestial connections. Meaning “the moon,” Luna is the name of the Roman goddess of that bright satellite in the sky.

20. Odette. Odette is the French diminutive of Oda, which is the feminine form of Otto. You might recognize the name from the ballet Swan Lake.

21. Phoebe. This is the Latinized form of the Greek name Phoibe, which means “bright” or “pure.” Phoebe was a titan in Greek mythology. Not only does the name have a great meaning, but it also has a powerful ring to it.

22. Willow. The name of the willow tree comes from the Old English word welig. This name could evoke the tranquility of willow tree branches swaying gently in the breeze.

Short and Unique Baby Girl Names

If you’re looking for a unique baby girl name that’s also short and sweet, try one of these options:

23. Enya. This is the English form of Eithne, which means “kernel” or “grain” in Irish. It’s also the name of a saint and offers a unique and serene sound.

24. Fay. In Middle English, this short name means “fairy.” To make the name a little fancier, you could add an e to the end. Either way, it’s an adorable moniker with a cute meaning.

25. Fern. From the word for the plant, the name originally comes from the Old English word fearn. Check out these other names inspired by nature if this type of moniker meaning appeals to you.

26. Greta. This is a short form of the name Margareta, which is derived from a Greek word meaning “pearl.” Just imagine calling your little one by this elegant name!

27. Iris. Meaning “rainbow” in Greek, this short name was also the moniker of the Greek goddess of rainbows and is the name of a flower. Discover more flower names!

28. Ivy. This short and sweet name originates from the climbing plant and is originally derived from the Old English word ifig. Winding ivy brings up images of regal English homes, so for a classic name that’s filled with lots of heritage, consider Ivy for your baby girl.

29. Katya. This is a cute diminutive of Yekaterina, which is Russian for Katherine.

30. Kylie. Here is another short name with a big impact. Kylie is popular in Australia and believed to mean “boomerang” in one of the Australian Aboriginal languages.

31. Layla. In Arabic, this beautiful name means “night.” It also plays a significant role in a set of romantic poems popular in medieval Arabia and Persia.

32. Maia. This name comes from Greek mythology and means “good mother.” There are several spellings, but Maia is one of the more unique variants.

33. Zelda. This is the short form of Griselda, which comes from the German words gris and hild, which mean “gray” and “battle,” respectively. Although the meaning sounds a bit gloomy, the name belonged to the writer and artist Zelda Fitzgerald, who was anything but dull. Besides, there is nothing dreary about a name that starts with a z.

Unusual, Unique and Rare Girl Names

If you want your unique daughter to stand out from the crowd, choose one of these less traditional and rare girl names.

34. Allegra.  This pretty name means “cheerful” or “lively” in Italian and makes a beautiful option for a little girl.

35. Caitríona.  The Irish and Scottish form of Katherine is a unique choice and has a very pretty ring to it.

36. Christabel.  This rare girls’ name combines Christina with the suffix “bel.” If you’re having twins, you might consider naming your daughters Chr istabel and Isabel, as these make a lovely pair.

37. Euphrasia.  Meaning “good cheer” in Greek, this might be the perfect name for a new baby who has already brought so much happiness into your life.

38. Fionnuala.  An Irish name that means “white” or “fair shoulder,” Fionnuala comes from the Irish legend of a girl being transformed into a swan.

39. Isolde.  The roots of this name are uncertain, but in Arthurian legend, Isolde is an Irish princess who falls in love with her king’s knight.

40. Joelle.  The feminine form of Joel, which in Hebrew means “Yahweh is God,” Joelle could be a lovely name for your daughter. You can pronounce the J wit h a hard G sound, or with a “zh” sound.

41. Jolene.  This name was created in the twentieth century by combining “Jo” with “lene.” It’s a great modern choice for your daughter, while still bei ng a relatively rare girls’ name.

42. Nikita.  This name is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning “house” or “habitation.” Its meaning may seem plain, but there’s nothing boring about thi s unique name!

43. Siobhán.  The Irish form of Jehanne, which is the Norman French version of Jeanne, Siobhán is quite the unique option!

44. Tabitha.  This Aramaic name means “gazelle” and appears in the New Testament.

45. Thalia.  In Greek, this unique name means “to blossom.” It’s also the moniker of one of the nine Muses in Greek mythology.

46. Zaynab.  In Arabic, this unusual girls’ name means “beauty,” and it’s also the name of a fragrant flowering tree. The name would be a pretty way to honor your daughter.

Edgy and Unique Baby Girl Names

If you’re looking for something really different or even unusual for your baby girl, then take a look at this list of slightly more edgy unique girl names.

47. Avalon.  This is the name of the island that King Arthur was brought to upon his death, according to legend. If you’re a fan of myths and legends, you might consider this option.

48. Aviva.  As the feminine form of the Hebrew name Aviv, which means “spring,” Aviva is also part of the name of the city of Tel Aviv. In this feminine form, it sounds very lively and fresh.

49. Chantal.  Derived from a French surname and a place name that means “stony,” Chantal was also a saint’s name. When pronounced with the “sh” sound, the name sounds very pretty.

50. Danica.  This Slavic name means “morning star” or “Venus,” which is a pretty image to have when thinking about your daughter.

51. Kiera.  This is the English version of the Irish name Ciara, which is based on the masculine name Ciar, meaning “black.” The name is both unique and strong.

52. Raquel.  This name is the Spanish and Portuguese form of the Hebrew name Rachel, which means “ewe.” With such a sweet meaning of a baby sheep, Raquel also sounds rather unique.

53. Sibyl.  From the Greek word meaning “prophetess,” Sibyl sounds both edgy and intelligent. According to Greek and Roman legends, there were a number of sibyls in the ancient world.

54. Solange.  This name is the French form of Sollemnia, which comes from the Latin word sollemnis, which means “religious.” Of course, you don’t have to be religious to choose this beautiful name.

55. Tatiana.  As the feminine form of the Roman name Tatianus, the name Tatiana was given to a saint who was martyred in Rome. The name has an edgy ring to it.

56. Yesenia.  This name comes from Jessenia, a type of tree in South America. The moniker has also been featured in Mexican telenovelas. Consider this sassy name for your baby girl.

57. Zenaida.  This is a name derived from the Greek god Zeus and was also the name of a saint. Your daughter probably won’t meet anyone else in school with this name.

Unique and Powerful Baby Girl Names

These unique names for girls sound powerful and also have strong meanings.

58. Aaliyah.  This is the feminine form of the Arabic male name Aali, which means “high,” “lofty,” or “sublime”—the ideal meaning for your strong little girl.

59. Arabella.  This medieval Scottish name is most likely a variant of Annabel, and stems from the Latin word orabilis, which means “invocable.”

60. Ashanti.  This is the name of a people residing in southern Ghana. It most likely means “warlike” in the Twi language, invoking images of strength and power for your daughter.

61. Athena.  Athena was the Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare, as well as the patron goddess of the capital of Greece. It’s a name that’s brimming with courage and strength, so it’s a great choice if you’d like your little one to develop these qualities. Check out these other names from mythology.

62. Berenice.  The Latinization of a Greek name that means “bringing victory,” Berenice also appears in the New Testament as Bernice. The name is powerful as well as feminine.

63. Devika.  In Hindi, this name means “little goddess”—the perfect moniker for your little one!

64. Kirsten.  This name is the Danish and Norwegian version of Christina. The I is often pronounced as “ee,” which makes this name sound unique.

65. Ophelia.  In Greek, this pretty name means “help.” It’s also been featured in literature.

66. Philomena.  This name stems from the Greek words philos (“friend” or “lover”) and menos (“mind, strength, or force”). It was also the name of a saint. While the meaning is powerful, the name itself has a gentle ring to it.

67. Sarai.  In Hebrew, this name means “my princess” and was Sarah’s original name in the Old Testament. It’s another terrific option for your little princess.

68. Sinéad.  This unique name is the Irish version of Jeannette.

69. Thekla.  From ancient Greek, this unusual name means “glory to God.” It was also the name of a saint.

70. Valencia.  The name of cities in Spain and Venezuela, Valencia comes from the Latin word valentia and means “strength” or “vigor.” The moniker sounds powerful while still offering feminine and romantic vibes.

Choosing a unique baby girl name can be exciting yet also overwhelming. Watch this video for some fun facts that could help you find the perfect baby name.

More Unique Baby Girl Names

In case you still haven’t found the perfect name for your daughter, here are some more unique names for girls to consider—you never know, one of them might be the winner!

71. Amina.

72. Aarti.

73. Agnetha.

74. Aimee.

75. Ainslee.

76. Akari.

77. Aksana.

78. Aldina.

79. Alondra.

80. Amal.

81. Andra.

82. Beatriz.

83. Bellona.

84. Betania.

85. Bora.

86. Branca.

87. Bryony.

88. Cambria.

89. Chita.

90. Dalal.

91. Damira.

92. Darina.

93. Edita.

94. Eudora.

95. Everlee.

96. Galene.

97. Ginevra.

98. Graciela.

99. Gyda.

100. Hadassah.

101. Hana.

102. Imaan.

103. Inga.

104. Jacira.

105. Jolanthe.

106. Judyta.

107. Kaede.

108. Kamala.

109. Kiraz.

110. Leida.

111. Lesia.

112. Maeva.

113. Maryse.

114. Masami.

115. Nalini.

116. Naoko.

117. Nashwa.

118. Nika.

119. Noam.

120. Odell.

121. Olene.

122. Petula.

123. Piera.

124. Raisa.

125. Rasima.

126. Reina.

127. Rivka.

128. Rowena.

129. Rubina.

130. Rupa.

131. Salima.

132. Senga.

133. Shadi.

134. Shan.

135. Sima.

136. Stefania.

137. Tamar.

138. Teofila.

139. Timea.

140. Uzma.

141. Vanna.

142. Vera.

143. Vida.

144. Vinka.

145. Wallis.

146. Wayan.

147. Xenia.

148. Xiomara.

149. Yamuna.

150. Zaria.

The Bottom Line

Have you found the perfect, unique name for your baby girl on our list? She’ll definitely stand out from the crowd with any one of these names, and she’ll be unforgettable to everyone she meets.

Choosing a name can be a lot of fun, but in case you’re still looking for inspiration, check out our list of old-fashioned girl names and our list of middle names for girls. For an extensive list of names, use our Baby Name Generator.

Whether you’ve got a shortlist you’re trying to narrow down, or you’re completely overwhelmed by all the options, throwing a baby naming party can be a great way to select the perfect unique baby’s name.