Middle Names For Girls

350+ Beautiful Middle Names for Girls

First names are hard to choose when you’re preparing to welcome a new son or daughter. However, middle names for girls and boys can be tricky, too. Many people decide to give their child a middle name that honors a close relative who has passed away. However, other parents will choose the middle name based on a doctor or nurse who helps deliver the baby. They might even choose a name that has been in their family for generations.

Of course, a middle name doesn’t have to honor anyone inside or outside of the family. Some parents choose middle names based on what sounds best with the first name. They might want the two names to have alliteration so they sound nice together. Middle names can also be symbolic. They can represent a person’s hometown or a personal hero. They could also reference a favorite, season, month, fruit, or emotion. When it comes to middle names, anything goes!

A Short History Of Middle Names

Although middle names are not necessary, it’s a common practice for children in America to be given middle names. In other countries, middle names are not used as often. Parents in Australia use the mother’s maiden name as a middle name. In Africa, multiple middle names are used to represent the time of day, religious affiliations, and relatives. Depending on where a person comes from, they might not have a middle name at all.

However, if you’re trying to choose a middle name for your own baby girl, you should pay attention to its meaning and origin. You can name your girl after a flower, a goddess, a famous celebrity, or a relative. Whatever you choose, you should make sure you’re confident about the way it sounds. Make sure it sounds good with their first name and last name.

If you need some help, take a look through the list below. It’s filled with classic names and names that have recently risen in popularity. No matter what type of names you like, you should find something perfect on this list of beautiful middle names for girls:

One-Syllable Baby Names And Their Origin

Here are a few of the most popular one-syllable middle names and their meanings. They might be perfect for your baby girl!

  1. Anne. This is the French form of Anna. It became popular in the 17ᵗʰ century with Queen Anne.
  2. Bree. This comes from the Irish name Brígh, which means power.
  3. Brooke. This is used as an English surname by those who lived near a brook.
  4. Claire. This popular middle name means clear or bright.
  5. Dawn. The name Dawn comes from an Old English word. It makes for a unique middle name.
  6. Eve. This old-fashioned girl name comes from a Hebrew word, meaning either to breathe or to live.
  7. Faith. Faith became popular during Puritan times because faith was an important virtue.
  8. Jun. This Japanese girl’s name means pure, moist, or clean.
  9. Luz. This is a Spanish name, which means light.
  10. Ruth. In Hebrew, Ruth means friend.
  11. Sloane. This comes from a classic Irish surname.
  12. Zhen. This name means precious, genuine, or virtuous.

Beautiful Middle Names For Girls:

If you’re pregnant and need name ideas, here are a few beautiful middle names for girls. They work great with a wide variety of first and last names.

  1. Anne
  2. Kay
  3. Dell
  4. Dove
  5. Drew
  6. Bliss
  7. Blue
  8. Jude
  9. Blythe
  10. Bree
  11. Cass
  12. Britt
  13. Joy
  14. Summer
  15. Chris
  16. Dale
  17. Dawn
  18. Belle
  19. Winter
  20. Blaire
  21. Greer
  22. Hope
  23. Frost
  24. Gem
  25. Autumn
  26. Plum
  27. Fawn
  28. Fern
  29. Jess
  30. Jill
  31. Sophia
  32. Quinn
  33. Bebe
  34. Bette
  35. Bella
  36. Avery
  37. Claire
  38. Spring
  39. Star
  40. Audrey
  41. Arden
  42. Billie
  43. Brenna
  44. Brooklyn
  45. Bunny
  46. June
  47. Sloane
  48. Snow
  49. Aiden
  50. Charlie

Cute Middle Names For Girls:

It doesn’t matter whether you’re looking for a popular middle name, an old-fashioned middle name, or a unique middle name. No matter what you need, here are some baby names for girls:

  1. Giselle
  2. Greta
  3. Hailey
  4. Hana
  5. Mae
  6. Sasha
  7. Maya
  8. Anna
  9. Poppy
  10. Grey
  11. Presley
  12. Eva
  13. Ingrid
  14. Joelle
  15. Faye
  16. Joy
  17. Megan
  18. Esme
  19. Scarlett
  20. Ryan
  21. Savannah
  22. Rae
  23. Aubrey
  24. Elsie
  25. May
  26. Moss
  27. Nell
  28. Claire
  29. Ellis
  30. Paris
  31. Tori
  32. Maeve
  33. Neve
  34. North
  35. Cody
  36. Journey
  37. Josie
  38. Katelynn
  39. Kayla
  40. Keira
  41. Kelly
  42. Kenya
  43. Etta
  44. Fallon
  45. Fuchia
  46. Garnet
  47. Skye
  48. Rosalyn
  49. Bea
  50. Lux

Feminine Middle Names

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Whether you prefer a middle name with one syllable or two-syllable middle names, you’ll find the perfect middle name on this list. Of course, you can always change a few letters around to create a new version of a classic middle name.

  1. Carly
  2. Sophie
  3. Willow
  4. Casey
  5. Corey
  6. Celeste
  7. Hazel
  8. Peyton
  9. Grace
  10. Bay
  11. Frances
  12. Marie
  13. Bailey
  14. Zoe
  15. Harper
  16. Ava
  17. Leigh
  18. Lola
  19. Jamie
  20. Jasmine
  21. Jenna
  22. Jewel
  23. Molly
  24. Laura
  25. Sarah
  26. James
  27. Dadi
  28. Callie
  29. Bryne
  30. Aurora
  31. Reese
  32. Lily
  33. Erin
  34. Mary
  35. Violet
  36. Abigail
  37. Elizabeth
  38. Lynn
  39. Nicole
  40. Brooke
  41. Rain
  42. Catherine
  43. Lauren
  44. Adele
  45. Aiko
  46. Ainsley
  47. Scout
  48. Shawn
  49. Shore
  50. Sage

The Best Middle Name Ideas For Baby Girls

The names below come from all over the world. Some of these middle names French, Latin, Greek, and even Roman. You can pick a middle name that aligns with your heritage. Or you can simply pick a middle name related to a place you enjoy.

  1. Sam
  2. Kennedy
  3. Danielle
  4. Addison
  5. Leah
  6. Andi
  7. Riley
  8. Emma
  9. Paisley
  10. Cora
  11. Rose
  12. Lucy
  13. Charlotte
  14. Chloe
  15. Lark
  16. Leaf
  17. Simone
  18. Sadie
  19. Piper
  20. Reagan
  21. Parker
  22. Emily
  23. Mia
  24. Hadley
  25. Stacey
  26. Faith
  27. Corinne
  28. Daisy
  29. Daphne
  30. Demi
  31. Dolly
  32. Eden
  33. Elaine
  34. Elsa
  35. Hudson
  36. Ruby
  37. Skylar
  38. Alice
  39. Alma
  40. Amber
  41. Nova
  42. Apple
  43. April
  44. Olive
  45. Aqua
  46. Amy
  47. Aspen
  48. Kai
  49. Ivy
  50. Olivia

Sweet Middle Names

Once you’ve picked out the perfect first name for your daughter, you should look through these middle names. That way, your baby girl will grow up with a name she adores!

  1. Orchard
  2. Jaz
  3. Lee
  4. Pearl
  5. Pam
  6. Peace
  7. Kenzie
  8. Remy
  9. Jay
  10. Jordan
  11. Gia
  12. Ellen
  13. Dylan
  14. Nora
  15. Harlow
  16. Ruth
  17. True
  18. Vale
  19. Wren
  20. Ada
  21. Hunter
  22. Sue
  23. Tess
  24. Camryn
  25. Allison
  26. Emery
  27. Lane
  28. Madison
  29. Eve
  30. Shae
  31. Arianna
  32. Jane
  33. Kate
  34. Blair
  35. Frankie
  36. Iris
  37. Caroline
  38. Jade
  39. Beth
  40. Ann
  41. Brynn
  42. Lexi
  43. Vivian
  44. Hannah
  45. Sutton
  46. Paige
  47. Clara
  48. Elle
  49. Ensley
  50.  Jean

Middle Names For Girls

If you need a name for your baby girl, here are a few great ideas. Your daughter would be lucky to have any of the names on this list!

  1. Liv
  2. Mila
  3. Stella
  4. Rosemary
  5. Blake
  6. Abigail
  7. Adalynn
  8. Adaline
  9. Adelaide
  10. Addison
  11. Alexandra
  12. Allison
  13. Annabelle
  14. Aria
  15. Artemis
  16. Athena
  17. Augustine
  18. Aurora
  19. Avalon
  20. Avery
  21. Bethany
  22. Brianna
  23. Camila
  24. Cassandra
  25. Caroline
  26. Celia
  27. Charisma
  28. Christina
  29. Coraline
  30. Dakota
  31. Deborah
  32. Delilah
  33. Destiny
  34. Eleanor
  35. Elena
  36. Eliza
  37. Elizabeth
  38. Eloquence
  39. Emerson
  40. Emery
  41. Emily
  42. Evelyn
  43. Everest
  44. Everly
  45. Fiona
  46. Francesca
  47. Gabrielle (Gabriella)
  48. Genevieve
  49. Genesis
  50. Gianna

Middle Names For Girls

Your baby girl deserves a name that is worthy of her. Luckily, the names below are all beautiful. Plus, any middle name you pick from this list will go well with most first and last names!

  1. Gillian
  2. Henrietta
  3. Hermione
  4. Hyacinth
  5. Imagine
  6. India
  7. Ireland
  8. Isabel (Isabelle)
  9. Jocelyn
  10. Julia
  11. Lillian
  12. Lorelei
  13. Lydia
  14. Mackenzie
  15. Madison
  16. Magnolia
  17. Makayla
  18. Maria
  19. Marigold
  20. Marisol
  21. Melanie
  22. Melody
  23. Meredith
  24. Milena
  25. Miriam
  26. Nadia
  27. Naomi
  28. Natalie
  29. Nevada
  30. November
  31. October
  32. Olivia
  33. Ophelia
  34. Priscilla
  35. Rebecca
  36. Samantha
  37. Savannah
  38. Sierra
  39. Sophia
  40. Susanna
  41. Tabitha
  42. Trinity
  43. Victoria
  44. Violet
  45. Waverly
  46. Winona
  47. Juliet
  48. Juniper
  49. Karina
  50. Katherine
  51. Eloise
  52. Kensington
  53. Lavender
  54. Louise
  55. Luna
  56. Mary-Beth
  57. Legacy
  58. Leilani
  59. Liberty

Remember, when choosing a middle name, you need to pick something that fits your daughter perfectly. You don’t want her to go through life hating her middle name. Make sure you pick something that she’s proud to say when she introduces herself. The perfect middle name won’t be easy to find, but all the effort will be worth it!

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January Nelson is a writer, editor, and dreamer. She writes about astrology, games, love, relationships, and entertainment. January graduated with an English and Literature degree from Columbia University. Read more articles from January on Thought Catalog.

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