100 Pretty Latin Names for Girls

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These Latin girl names are as legendary as the Colosseum.

Are you a fan of names with a lot of history? Latin names boast meanings of love, strength, and faith that represent ancient Rome.

Latin was the original language of the Romans that spread to other regions and influenced some of the most well-known romance languages — Italian, Spanish, and French. There’s no wonder that these names sound pretty and spirited. But how do you pick just one?

Though the Latin language is mostly gone, its presence is still felt today and you can find both popular and rare Latin girl names right here. Check out the namesakes, definitions, and popularity of these powerful and unique Latin names for girls.


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100 Popular Latin Names for Girls

Here are 100 beautiful Latin girl names to explore and find your favorite one!

Adora

Adora is derived from the word “adore,” which means to love someone a great deal. If you’re looking for a way to express your adoration for your newborn daughter, Adora could be a great fit. It’s also easy to spell and pronounce. You could call her Dora as a nickname.

  • Origin: Latin, Greek, German
  • Meaning: Beloved one
  • Pronunciation: ah-DOR-uh
  • Variations: Adoración, Adoria, Adoray, Adorabella
  • Popularity: Adora has been steadily charting between 2,200 and 2,500 since 1931. It’s a somewhat popular name, so don’t be afraid to use it and be one of the few with it that year.
Affectionate

Alma

The name Alma may be short in length, but not in Latin history. Its Latin meaning is to “nourish” or “foster,” while in Spanish, Alma means “soul.” It’s no coincidence that the name has remained pretty popular as its definition genuinely describes the mutual relationship between parent and child.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Nourishing, fostering, soul
  • Pronunciation: AL-mah
  • Namesakes: Alma Adams is an American Politician. Alma Beltran was a Mexican-American actress that played in over 80 films and TV shows. She was Mrs. Fuentes in Sanford and Son.
  • Popularity: Alma is a fairly popular name coming in at 567th for girls in 2020 in America.
Popular

Amelie

If you are looking for a girly name that is fairly common, how about Amelie? The 2001 film, Amelie, can be credited for a surge in the usage of this name. It’s pretty, timeless and a welcomed variation of some incredibly popular names. Amelie could produce cute nicknames as well, like Amy, Mel, or Mimi.

  • Origin: Latin, German, French
  • Meaning: Industrious, work
  • Pronunciation: ah-muh-lee, ah-MEH-lee
  • Variations: Amalee, Amelia, Emily
  • Popularity: Amelie is climbing in popularity as it recently ranked 806 in the United States.
Vintage

Aurelia

Aurelia comes from the Latin word “aureus,” which shares the same meaning. Aurelia could be a sweet name for a baby girl born on a sunny day or one with blonde tresses. Either way, the name alone feels cheery and bright.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Golden
  • Pronunciation: ou-rel-EE-uh, aw-rel-EE-uh, aw-REEL-yuh
  • Variations: Aurele, Arelia, Araylia, Oralia
  • Popularity: Aurelia holds its spot consistently in the Top 1000 in America.
Pretty, Classic

Aleta

Aleta is a name of Latin and Greek origin that is not used much in the USA. It ranks low for popularity, but that doesn’t take away from its appeal. If you are someone who likes a name that doesn’t belong to everyone, Aleta could be the way to go.

  • Origin: Latin, Greek
  • Meaning: Little winged one, truthful
  • Pronunciation: ah-LEE-tuh, ah-LEH-tuh
  • Variations: Aletta, Alita
  • Popularity: Aleta is an extremely rare name. Your daughter would have a 3.6% chance of ever meeting someone else who shares it.
Unique

Belisa

Belisa is a rather unique name that is of Latin and Italian origin. By definition, Belisa is a way to compliment someone’s beauty or figure quite similar to the name Bella or the Italian phrase bellissima. Here’s a fun fact, Belisa is also a curling wand by the brand LUNATA.

  • Origin: Latin, Italian
  • Meaning: Slender one, beautiful, fair
  • Variations: Bellissa, Bella
  • Namesakes: Dr. Belisa Vranich is a clinical psychologist, author, and founder of The Breathing Class.
  • Popularity: You won’t find Belisa topping any baby name charts. This one is a very rare find.
Unique

Biana

If your daughter is likely to have a very light skin tone, Biana could be a great fit. It sounds close to the once-popular name, Briana, but with a twist. Biana could also be a special way to honor the surname White. Many moms like to incorporate their maiden names somehow since most children will take their father’s last name.

  • Origin: Latin, Italian, American, Vietnamese
  • Meaning: Fair skinned, white, secretive
  • Variations: Bianna, Briana, Bianca
  • Namesakes: Bianna Golodryga is a journalist for CNN.
  • Popularity: Biana is a rare name.
Modern, Unique

Blaise

Blaise sounds cool and trendy, and if you choose this name, you’re likely a hip set of parents! It’s a unisex name that is less common among girls. Did you know Blaise is the name of a wizard in Harry Potter? Blaise could be a magical match for your baby girl.

  • Origin: Latin, French
  • Meaning: Stutter, lisp
  • Variations: Blais, Blaize, Blaze, Blayze
  • Namesakes: Blaise Pascal was a French child prodigy turned Mathematician, inventor, physicist, and much more.
  • Popularity: Blaise is rarely used for girls, but it is pretty popular for boys.
Cool, Modern

Bonnie

Bonnie is a classic name with Latin, Scottish and French roots. It has been around for quite a while, debuting in the Top 100 back in 1928. Bonnie still holds that spot to this day. It sounds youthful yet mature all at once, so the name Bonnie should age well as your daughter grows.

  • Origin: Latin, Scottish, French
  • Meaning: Pretty, beautiful
  • Variations: Bonny, Bonni, Bonita
  • Namesakes: Bonnie Raitt is an American blues singer. Bonnie Franklin was an American actress on the TV series, One Day at a Time.
  • Popularity: Bonnie landed in the Top 100 baby names in the U.S. for 2020.
Classic, Vintage

Brie

Do you love a short name with only one syllable? If so, Brie could be a top pick for you. This spelling is less popular than the other version, Bree. Maybe that’s due to the well-known cheese that bears the same name. For the cheese lovers of the world, that could be a bonus. Don’t let that stop you, it’s still a cute name for a girl.

  • Origin: Latin, French
  • Meaning: Marshland
  • Variations: Bri, Bree, Brielle
  • Namesakes: Brie Larson is an American actress and filmmaker.
  • Popularity: Brie is rare, with only 68 baby girls receiving this name in North America in 2020.
Cool
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Camila

Camila is a beautiful Latin girl name that has lived in the Top 100 since 2008. If you have a strong religious background, Camila could represent that well. Its meaning is what’s typically known as an altar boy, or in this case, altar girl. All women were excluded from altar services until the early 90s when Catholic churches began allowing it. If you love a name with rich history, Camila could be the one.

  • Origin: Latin, Arabic
  • Meaning: Young religious servant
  • Pronunciation: ka-MEE-lah
  • Variations: Camilla, Camilah, Kameelah
  • Namesakes: Camila Alves is a model who married famed actor Matthew McConaughey in 2012. Camila Cabello is a Cuban singer that exploded onto American music charts with her debut single, Havana.
  • Popularity: Camila comes in at 11th place for most popular baby girl names in the United States for 2020.
Popular, Pretty

Carlota

Carlota is derived from the name Charles. Its definition is masculine, but the meaning of a name isn’t always as important as how it sounds or makes you feel. Carlota could be a fun choice that’s outside of the norm. It’s a nice alternative to Charlotte, which is a beloved name.

  • Origin: Latin, Italian
  • Meaning: Free man
  • Pronunciation: car-LOH-tuh
  • Variations: Carlotta, Charlotte
  • Popularity: Carlota is a pretty rare find among popular baby names.
Unusual

Carmen

Carmen is a Latin name that is very well known largely due to the musical Carmen Jones, which came out in 1954. Also, the fictional cartoon character, Carmen Sandiego, kept the name alive on the baby chart from the 1980s and on. It’s been a top contender for decades and could be worthy of being your precious daughter’s name.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Garden, orchard
  • Variations: Carmin, Karmen, Carmyn, Karmyn
  • Namesakes: Carmen Electra is an American actress. Carmen McRae was a jazz singer.
  • Popularity: Carmen is a popular girl’s name holding a Top 500 spot in America.
Pretty, Classic

Celenia

Celenia is a close cousin of the name Celeste. They have the same definition of being from the heavens and are along astronomical terms. If you have an affinity for the stars, moon, and sky, Celenia may be just right.

  • Origin: Latin, Greek
  • Meaning: Heaven, the Moon
  • Pronunciation: ceh-LEH-nee-uh
  • Variations: Celina, Celia, Selina, Selena, Celeste
  • Popularity: Celenia last charted in 2019 and remains an extremely rare name.
Unusual

Chiara

Chiara is a name that means destined for stardom. If you have a love for names that sound famous, then Chiara may be one to add to the shortlist. It’s not so popular that she will bump into many others with the name. Chiara can also produce the pet name Chi Chi, which is so adorable.

  • Origin: Latin, Italian
  • Meaning: Bright, light, famous
  • Pronunciation: kee-AH-rah
  • Namesakes: Chiara Appendino is an Italian politician. Chiara Hölzl is an Austrian ski jumper.
  • Variations: Kiara
  • Popularity: Chiara isn’t very common, making it to the 1312th place in the United States for 2020.
Unique

Dahlia

A bouquet of flowers has been said to lift spirits and make things feel alright. Dahlia is a flower, one that can be a pleasant reminder of your new baby girl should you name her that. Dahlia’s are brightly colored with pillowy petals. It’s a pretty popular name choice as of late.

  • Origin: Latin, Swedish
  • Meaning: Flower, valley
  • Pronunciation: DAL-yah
  • Variations: Dhalia, Dahlya, Dalia, Dalilah
  • Namesakes: Dahlia Duhaney is a Jamaican sprinter. Dahlia Salem is an actress from the soap opera General Hospital.
  • Popularity: Dahlia was the name of almost 900 babies in North America in 2020, classifying it as popular.
Vintage

Damariz

Kids are anything but gentle and calm by the time they are toddlers. If you choose the name Damariz for your tot, it could make you reminisce on a time when they were too little to do much. Damariz signifies patience, something you’ll need a whole lot of once your baby is born. Give Damariz a second thought.

  • Origin: Latin, Greek
  • Meaning: Calf, gentle, to calm
  • Pronunciation: duh-MAR-is
  • Variations: Damaris, Damarys
  • Namesakes: Damaris Phillips is a famous American chef who spells her name with an “s.”
  • Popularity: Damariz is a super unique Latin baby girl name.
Cool

Daysha

The name Daysha was soaring on the charts when bell bottoms were still a thing. Daysha hasn’t seen much action in some years, so it’s a true rarity. Maybe you could dust it off and let it grace your new baby?

  • Origin: Latin, American
  • Meaning: Gift from God
  • Pronunciation: DAY-shuh
  • Variations: Dacia, Daisha, Dasia, Deja
  • Popularity: Daysha was a high-ranking name in the 70s, finally bottoming out around 2018. Now it’s considered rare.
Vintage

Dominica

Dominica is known as an island in the Caribbean, but in Latin, it means “belonging to the Lord.” For this reason, the name Dominica might resonate with someone religious. If you plan to instill your spiritual beliefs in your daughter, throw the name Dominica on the list.

  • Origin: Latin, Italian, French
  • Meaning: Belonging to the Lord
  • Variations: Dominika, Domenica, Dominique
  • Popularity: Dominica was last very popular in the late 1900s.
Traditional, Religious

Dulce

Dulce is a cute name to call your little sweetness that’s on the way. It’s a contemporary version of Candace or Candy for short. It might be fun to decorate the nursery like the game Candy Land if you pick this name.

  • Origin: Latin, Italian
  • Meaning: Sweet, candy
  • Pronunciation: DOOL-say, DULL-chay (Italian)
  • Namesakes: Dulce María is a Mexican singer and actress.
  • Variations: Candy, Candace, Candice
  • Popularity: Dulce was a fairly popular name in 2020.
Charming
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Emery

Emery might first be thought to represent the color green, the same as the name Emerald. It is not even close to being a color or gemstone. Emery is a name of honor and pride. If you’re someone who carries the strength of your roots with you wherever you go, Emery might be an excellent name to pass on to your baby girl.

  • Origin: Latin, German, British
  • Meaning: Home strength, home ruler
  • Pronunciation: em-err-ee
  • Variations: Emory, Emma, Emme
  • Popularity: Emery started gaining traction for popularity in the early 2000s and ranked 89th on the 2021 charts for the U.S.
Strong

Eliana

Eliana is a name that made a comeback. It’s been topping the charts in recent years, which couldn’t be said for a few decades. It’s adorable and its meaning of “God has answered” could be especially meaningful to you if you’ve been waiting a while for this baby to come. Eliana can lead to Ellie or Elle as monikers. Can you make room for Eliana in your life?

  • Origin: Latin, Hebrew
  • Meaning: God has answered
  • Pronunciation: el-ee-AH-nah
  • Variations: Eleana, Eliona, Ellyana
  • Namesakes: Eliana Pittman was a Brazilian singer and actress.
  • Popularity: Eliana had a peak in 1990, then again in 2019, where it was a Top 100 name in the U.S.
Religious, Pretty

Elyse

Elyse has a strong definition that adds value to the name. It’s a cool variation of Elisa or Elizabeth that just doesn’t seem to go away. Elyse makes a good middle name should you shortlist it.

  • Origin: Latin, Hebrew
  • Meaning: God’s Promise, noble
  • Pronunciation: e-leese
  • Variations: Elisa, Elise, Eliza, Elycia
  • Namesakes: Elyse Willems is a Canadian comedian and writer.
  • Popularity: Elyse has held steady as a fairly popular name since the 1980s.
Strong, Religious

Estella

Estella sounds foreign and like it’s full of culture. Since it’s defined as a star, you could affectionately call your baby girl by this nickname most of the time. If you decide to go with Estella, you could make your baby shower them, twinkle twinkle little star.

  • Origin: Latin, French, Greek
  • Meaning: Star
  • Pronunciation: eh-STAY-uh, e-STEL-uh
  • Variations: Estelle, Estrella, Stella
  • Namesakes: Estella Warren is a Canadian actress and former synchronized swimmer.
  • Popularity: Estella regained popularity in the 2000s and is still pretty popular to date.
Charming

Evelina

Evelina is a form of Evelyn. It means to be alive. Evelina is still a little popular, which keeps it on people’s radar. It’s also the name of a beloved restaurant in Brooklyn. Does Evelina inspire you to be more intentional? If so, it might be the one.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Life, living one
  • Pronunciation: eh-veh-LEE-nuh
  • Variations: Evalina, Evalena, Evelyna, Evelyn, Eve, Eva
  • Namesakes: Evelina Borea is an Italian artist.
  • Popularity: Evelina is still charting and made it to the Top 2000 for 2020 in the United States.
Free-spirited, Feminine

Faith

Faith is a traditional name that has been around for some time. In recent years, it has really shined as a Top 500 name. Faith can be a promising name for a parent facing a tough situation or for one who has a love for music. There are two well-known singers who bear the name Faith.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: To trust
  • Variations: Fay, Fae
  • Namesakes: Faith Hill is a country singer.
  • Popularity: Faith continues to be a popular little girl’s name. In 2019, it ranked 124th in America.
Traditional, Religious

Felicity

Felicity means blessings. A new baby girl is a blessing indeed. It’s derived from the Latin word “felicitas,” which is used to wish someone good luck. You don’t have to be Irish to have lady luck on your side. Your baby girl named Felicity may have you covered in that area. Felicity was also a popular TV show in the 90s.

  • Origin: Latin, English
  • Meaning: Happiness, good fortune
  • Pronunciation: fee-LIH-cuh-tee
  • Variations: Felicia
  • Namesakes: Felicity Huffman is an actress. Felicity Palmateer is an Australian surfer.
  • Popularity: In 2019, 865 girls were named Felicity for the U.S.
Feminine

Fia

For parents who love a bit of mystery, the name Fia might live up to that. Its meanings have depth that could be intimidating to some since it’s not light and bubbly. Fia could be a rocking choice for someone into heavy metal music or a gothic lifestyle.

  • Origin: Latin, Italian, Scottish
  • Meaning: Flame, wild, dark of peace
  • Pronunciation: fee-uh
  • Variations: Sofia
  • Popularity: Fia is a rare name that won’t be seen often.
Unusual

Flora

It goes without saying that if you have a spring baby, Flora is a name to look into. As the goddess of springtime, the name Flora feels fresh and new. Just like your bundle of joy on the way.

  • Origin: Latin, Scottish
  • Meaning: Flower
  • Variations: Flor, Flo
  • Namesakes: Flora Robson was an actress who played the Stygian Witch in the 1981 film, Clash of the Titans. Flora Kidd was a romance novel writer.
  • Popularity: As of 2019, Flora is pretty popular.
Feminine

Francesca

Francesca is a spin-off of the name Frances. It means free one. If you believe in a life of pure freedom, Francesca might be a perfect choice. You’ll have your pick of nicknames for her as well as it’s an easy name to shorten. In case you didn’t know, Francesca’s is also a clothing boutique for women.

  • Origin: Latin, French
  • Meaning: Free one
  • Variations: Franchesca, Francheska, Franceska, Fran, Frannie, Frances
  • Namesakes: Francesca Annis is an actress.
  • Popularity: In 2019, Francesca was the 491st most popular girl’s name in the United States.
Free-spirited
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Ganna

Names that have a spiritual essence are usually top charting, but Ganna is a hidden secret. It’s of Latin and Ukrainian origin and pronounced similar to the country Ghana. This might even be a more comfortable spelling for you. Ganna could make a unique choice for your daughter to be.

  • Origin: Latin, Ukrainian
  • Meaning: Favor, full of Grace, Heaven
  • Pronunciation: GAH-nuh, GAN-nuh
  • Variations: Ghana
  • Popularity: Ganna is a unique baby girl name, so it should feel special to your family.
Religious, Unusual

Gemma

If you’re not fond of the more direct gemstone names like Ruby or Sapphire, Gemma is another option. Gemma means jewel without being defined by a particular color. Now you can have all of that sparkle in your life daily with a baby girl named Gemma.

  • Origin: Latin, Italian
  • Meaning: Gem, jewel, precious stone
  • Variations: Gem, Jemma
  • Namesakes: Gemma Atkinson is a film actress.
  • Popularity: Gemma has been a popular name for years and came in 198th for the year 2019 in North America.
Affectionate, Pretty

Genesis

Genesis is a biblical girl name with a grand meaning. Since this name would define the start of your baby’s life, it is almost too perfect not to use. Genesis is pretty and has been a popular choice for decades. It’s also a unisex name, so if you’re waiting to find out the gender of your baby, it can go on both lists!

  • Origin: Latin, Greek
  • Meaning: Birth, beginning
  • Variations: Jenesis, Jenasis, Genesys
  • Popularity: The name Genesis ranked 57th for girls in America in 2018.
Religious

Gisela

As a parent, you vow to be a caregiver for your child. To solidify that dedication, Gisela could be the best name. It means pledge, which is what unspeakably takes place when you welcome your baby. Giselle is also the middle name of Beyoncé. Your daughter might like that fun fact in the future.

  • Origin: Latin, French, German
  • Meaning: Pledge
  • Pronunciation: GEE-sell-uh, HEE-sell-uh, JIH-zell-uh
  • Variations: Gisella, Giselle, Gisele, Gizella, Gizelle
  • Namesakes: Gisela is a Spanish pop singer.
  • Popularity: Gisela with this spelling is rare, but some of its variations are popular.
Strong

Graciela

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Blessing
  • Variations: Grace, Graca
  • Popularity: Graciela is a somewhat popular name as a variation of the very trendy Grace.
  • Description: Grace is a name that is extremely common and might be one you are already considering. If you would like a slightly less popular version, Graciela is here to stay. It continues to chart consistently and has a nice ring to it. Don’t worry about anyone mispronouncing it, just tell them to remember the word “gracias,” and they’ll be on the right track.
Religious, Feminine

Halo

If you were in love with Beyoncé’s song, “Halo,” like the rest of the world, you might be interested in using it for your daughter. It’s spiritual without being overly religious, if that matters to you. It’s also insanely pretty. We bet you already know this, but Halo is the name of a booming baby brand.

  • Origin: Latin, Greek
  • Meaning: Divine aura, ring of light
  • Variations: Hailo, Haylo
  • Popularity: 2019 saw 272 baby girls with the name Halo in the U.S.
Religious

Harmonia

Harmonia is the Latin and Greek form of the word harmony. In mythology, Harmonia is said to be the “Goddess of Order.” You probably won’t have much order in your life once the baby is born, but that won’t last forever. Harmonia is a gorgeous name that could symbolize your intent to form a bond with your baby. One that may unite you in finding your rhythm together.

  • Origin: Latin, Greek
  • Meaning: Unity, concord
  • Variations: Harmonea, Harmony, Harmonie
  • Namesakes: Harmonia Rosales is a painter.
  • Popularity: Harmony ranked 169th in 2019, but the Harmonia variation is not on the charts.
Pretty

Helena

Helena is a popular girl’s name that ranks every year. It is derived from the name Helen. It’s an affectionate name that is sweet yet traditional. It ages well, so it will sound appropriate at any age.

  • Origin: Latin, Greek
  • Meaning: Torch, light, bright
  • Variations: Helenia, Helen
  • Namesakes: Helena Dow is an Olympic fencer.
  • Popularity: Helena is a Top 500 Latin baby girl name in America.
Classic, Popular

Hilary

If you’re looking for a name that is well known among celebrities and the average person, Hilary could be your winner. It has a variety of spellings, but the meaning is happy or cheerful. Hilary was a popular name for well over a century but fell off when the 2000s arrived.

  • Origin: Latin, Greek
  • Meaning: Cheerful, happy
  • Variations: Hillary, Hilarie, Hillaria, Hilaria
  • Namesakes: Hilary Duff is a singer and actress. Hillary Clinton is an American politician and former First Lady of the USA.
Classic, Traditional

Honora

Honora is the Latin and Italian version of the word honor. This name is proud, strong, and feminine. It has an old-fashioned feel to it, but one that’s appreciated. Honora could be a respectable name for your princess.

  • Origin: Latin, Italian, Irish
  • Meaning: Woman of Honor
  • Pronunciation: oh-NOR-uh
  • Variations: Honorah, Onora, Honor
  • Popularity: In the USA, only 17 baby girls were named Honora in 2020.
Strong, Feminine
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Ida

Are you a lover of Greek mythology? Ida is a name that means “nymph.” A nymph is said to be a mythological spirit that appears as beautiful maidens who personify nature. Another meaning for Ida is hardworking. Looking past the definition, Ida is super cute. It’s easy to spell and fairly popular. You could be calling your daughter Ida any day now.

  • Origin: Latin, Greek
  • Meaning: Nymph, hard working
  • Variations: Idah
Vintage

Imogen

In Latin, Imogen means “innocent” and your sweet baby will be brand new and as pure as they come. Imogen has a beautiful Irish sound to it as well. Imogen is somewhat popular and has an alternate spelling with the letter “E” at the front.

  • Origin: Latin, Irish
  • Meaning: Image, innocent, maiden
  • Pronunciation: ee-MO-jin
  • Variations: Emogen, Imogene
  • Namesakes: Imogen Poots is an actress that starred in the horror film 28 Weeks Later.
  • Popularity: Imogen is a slightly popular baby name that ranked in America as #1278 for 2020.
Feminine

Ina

Any cooking channel fan is already familiar with the name Ina. She is a well-liked chef that has her own show and cookbooks on the popular network. If food or cooking holds a special place in your life, Ina might be a cute name for your girl.

  • Origin: Latin,
  • Meaning: Lover of horses, mother, leader
  • Pronunciation: EE-nuh, EYE-nuh
  • Variations: Inah, Inna, Enna, Enah
  • Namesakes: Ina Garten is a famous chef also known as the Barefoot Contessa.
  • Popularity: Ina is a pretty uncommon name.
Unique

Inez

Inez is another solid biblical name that does not scream religious. Its meaning is strong and to the point. If you enjoy a subtle, spiritual name, you might like Inez.

  • Origin: Latin, French
  • Meaning: Pure, holy
  • Pronunciation: EE-nez, EYE-nez
  • Variations: Ines
  • Popularity: Inez is somewhat popular.
Religious

Isadora

Isadora is a historical girl’s name meaning “gift of Isis.” Isis was one of the major Egyptian goddesses considered a healer, among other things. Isadora is similar to the trendy Isabella but more unique. Cute nicknames include Izzy, Dora, Dory, and Isa.

  • Origin: Latin, Greek
  • Meaning: Gift of Isis
  • Variations: Isabelle, Isa
  • Popularity: Isadora’s popularity has fluctuated quite a bit but is now somewhat popular as of 2020.
Feminine

Jana

Jana is a retro girl name that reminds us of Jan Brady from the Brady Bunch show. A fair number of babies were named Jana, so it has a bit of popularity. Though it appears on our list with the shorter spelling, it can include additional letters and look like Hannah.

  • Origin: Latin, Hebrew
  • Meaning: Harvest, gracious
  • Variations: Janna, Jannah, Janet, Jan
  • Namesakes: Jana Kramer is an American singer.
  • Popularity: Jana is a pretty popular name that was given to 237 babies in 2019 in the U.S.
Traditional, Religious

Jetta

When you hear the name Jetta, we know you think of the Volkswagen car. In this case, Jetta is a name of Latin and Danish origin meaning, “jet black.” If your newborn has dark, silky, black hair at birth, Jetta might be a perfect choice. It is a rare name that ranks low for popularity. Though it’s not used frequently, it adds to the allure.

  • Origin: Latin, Danish
  • Meaning: Jet Black, home ruler
  • Variations: Jet, Jettah
  • Namesakes: Jetta Goudal was a Dutch-American actress.
Modern

Josefina

As the feminine form of Joseph, Josefina has made its rounds. It’s not as common a name these days, but its traditional roots are what make it great. Josefina sounds musical, likely due to the famed blues singer Josephine Baker. Looking for a name that has some tenure? Give Josefina a try.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: God shall add
  • Variations: Josefa, Josephine, Jo
  • Popularity: Josefina is a somewhat popular name that ranked high in the early to mid-90s.
Feminine, Vintage

Joya

The name Joya sounds just like its definition, happy. It is an upbeat name that you won’t hear often. So when you do hear it, it could stop you in your tracks. If you want someone to feel that way about your little girl’s name, Joya might have that effect.

  • Origin: Latin, French
  • Meaning: Happy
  • Variations: Joia, Joyah
  • Popularity: Joya rarely occurs on the baby name charts.
Charming

Juno

Juno can be a name for both males and females. The masculine version is typically spelled Junot. The mythology behind Juno is that she’s the goddess of women and has influence over major life milestones. You have your own goddess on the way that needs a name and Juno could very well be it.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Queen of Heaven, goddess of love, marriage, and childbirth
  • Pronunciation: JOO-no
  • Variations: Junot
  • Namesakes: Juno Frankie Pierce was an American educator and suffragist. Junot Diaz is an author.
Vintage
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Kadence

For music lovers and those that can cut a rug, Kadence is a name you might enjoy for its meaning. It’s fairly popular and has a variety of spelling options. Names with musical ties have a way of winning people over. Kadence is a spunky girl name that could be a smash hit.

  • Origin: Latin, English
  • Meaning: Rhythm
  • Variations: Kaydence, Kadance, Cadence, Caydence
  • Popularity: In 2019, Kadence ranked 1006th most popular baby girl name, making this a somewhat popular name.
Free-spirited

Karina

  • Origin: Latin, Swedish, Italian
  • Meaning: Dear Beloved, pure
  • Pronunciation: kah-REE-nuh
  • Variations: Carina, Carena, Kareena, Kareenah
  • Namesakes: Karina Pasian is a singer. Karina Smirnoff is an American professional dancer.
  • Description: Karina is such a sweet, affectionate name. It might be an easy choice once you discover its meaning. Karina has a few variations allowing you to make the name your own. It remains a Top 1000 name after bursting onto the baby name rankings in the 1950s.
Affectionate

Karigan

Karigan sounds pretty and different. It’s an Irish surname, as well as a Latin first name. This name is super rare and would be sweet if you’re looking for something that’s one-of-a-kind.

  • Origin: Latin, Irish
  • Meaning: Descendant from Jupiter
  • Variations: Karrigan, Carigan, Kerrigan
Unique, Pretty

Kira

Kira is the name of a leader. The meanings place emphasis on being someone of power or wisdom. If you appreciate names that are strong and offer guidance, Kira could be one to consider.

  • Origin: Latin, Russian
  • Meaning: Light, throne
  • Pronunciation: KEER-uh
  • Variations: Keira, Kirah, Kirra, Kyra, Kyrah
  • Namesakes: Keira Knightley is an actress.
  • Popularity: Kira is a popular name that landed at 383rd in 2019 in the United States.
Strong

Laurella

Laurella is a name that hasn’t been on the charts since the 1950s, but that’s no reason to toss it. Its definition makes it a name of nature. It’s a gorgeous Latin name that might need to reappear.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Bay tree, laurel plant
  • Variations: Laurel, Lorelle, Lorella, Laura
Vintage

Letty

Letty is another name on the list that means joy or happiness. It’s the name of a fictional character from the Fast and Furious franchise. Even though she was a total badass, she brought joy to the viewers. You can have your own Letty too!

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Joy
  • Variations: Lettie, Letitia, Leticia
  • Namesakes: Letty Lind is an actress and burlesque dancer.
  • Popularity: Letty has had minimal popularity in recent times, making this an uncommon name.
Charming

Liberty

Liberty is a name that sounds powerful. It means to have control over your own life. Every parent wants their child to be autonomous. Liberty is a fairly popular name that could be just what you want.

  • Origin: Latin, English
  • Meaning: Free, independence
  • Variations: Libertie, Libertee, Liberti
  • Namesakes: Liberty Phoenix is an actress. Liberty Hyde Bailey was an American botanist.
  • Popularity: Liberty is in the Top 1000 ranking per the United States’ 2019 baby name chart.
Free-spirited

Lillie

We have quite a few Latin female names that speak to the purity of a girl. Lillie is no exception. The name also stands for the flower, Lily. Lillie is still a pretty popular name. This spelling is not as commonly used as some of the other variations, but it is pleasing to the eye.

  • Origin: Latin, English
  • Meaning: Lily, pure, innocent
  • Variations: Lily, Lilly, Lilli, Lillian
  • Namesakes: Lillie Langtry was an actress.
Feminine

Luz

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Light
  • Pronunciation: loo-z
  • Namesakes: Luz Blanchet is a Mexican TV presenter. Luz García is a Dominican model.
  • Description: Historically, Latin culture is big on religion and spiritual understanding. So Luz being defined as light is just another way of acknowledging the heavens being within you. Luz is an adorable girl name that is positive and serene.
Religious

Maeve

Maeve is a lovely name that is of Latin and Irish origin. In 2019, it was a popular choice for baby girls. It has a vintage feel but it’s not too old to hang in the 21st century. If you like a name that reminds you of the olden days, Maeve is it.

  • Origin: Latin, Irish
  • Meaning: Purple flower, intoxicating
  • Variations: Mayve, Maive
  • Namesakes: Maeve Quinlan is a Soap Opera actress. Maeve Binchy was a novelist.
Feminine
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Maryn

Ariel isn’t the only name that is associated with the sea. Check out Maryn if you think names relating to water are cool. A variation of this name is Marina. Maryn is somewhat popular but didn’t make the Top 1000 in 2019. Mare is a nickname that comes from the name Maryn.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Of the sea
  • Pronunciation: MAIR-en
  • Variations: Marin, Maren, Marina
  • Namesakes: Marin Ireland is an actress.
Cool, Vintage

Maia

Maia was a fairly popular name hanging around in 2019. Maya Angelou might be the most recognized person with this name. The singer, Mya, is another celebrity who has this classic name. It’s an attractive name, no matter the spelling.

  • Origin: Latin, Greek
  • Meaning: Greater, larger, mother
  • Pronunciation: meye-uh
  • Variations: Maya, Mya, Miya
  • Namesakes: Maia Campbell is an American actress.
Charming

Manda

Manda is a simple, shortened version of the name Amanda. It means worthy of love and you’re sure to give lots of it to your sweet baby bearing this name. The name has not charted since 2016, but it’s not forgotten. We found it to be endearing and you might too.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Lovable
  • Variations: Mandy, Amanda
Affectionate

Milagros

Milagros is a religious name that has been around for centuries but still ranked in the 1508th in 2016. If you aren’t of Spanish descent or religious, you may not have heard of Milagros. Its pronunciation of “gross” could make the name an easy target for name-calling, but calling her “Mila” for short might avoid this. Here’s a cool fact, there’s a hotel in Mexico named Los Milagros Hotel.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Miracle
  • Pronunciation: mee-LAH-gross
Unique, Religious

Nadia

Nadia is a gorgeous girl name that means “hope.” Nadia had fallen off the charts as of 2016, when it last held a top 500 spot. Nadia is a timeless name that would make an awesome choice.

  • Origin: Latin, Russian, French, Arabic
  • Meaning: Filled with hope
  • Pronunciation: nah-DEE-uh
  • Variations: Nadya
  • Popularity: In America, Nadia ranked in 2016 at 358th making it a popular name.
Feminine

Nieve

For a baby girl expected to arrive on a snowy winter day, Nieve is one of the first names to come to mind. Even if there’s no snow on the ground, Nieve can symbolize the cold season.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Snow
  • Pronunciation: nee-ve
  • Variations: Neve
  • Namesakes: Neve Campbell is an actress.
Traditional

Noelia

Christmas is likely the most festive time of the year and there are plenty of names that mean “birthday of the Lord.” Do you have a Christmas due date? Noelia is a cheerful name to celebrate that day. It stems from the word “noel,” which we know as a Christmas carol.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Christmas
  • Pronunciation: no-EL-ee-uh
  • Variations: Noelle, Noel
  • Namesakes: Noelia Lorenzo is a Puerto Rican pop singer.
Traditional, Classic

Nova

Nova is considered new and fresh. An accurate description of what is occurring with the birth of your newborn girl. This time in your life is most special and a name like Nova could pay tribute to that experience. In the world of astronomy, Nova is a star. No matter the meaning you interpret, you can’t go wrong with Nova.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: New, star
  • Pronunciation: noh-vuh
  • Variations: Novah, Novella, Novia
  • Popularity: Nova’s 2020 ranking is in the Top 50 in the United States making this a trendy name.
Popular

Octavia

Centuries ago, when women were bearing in large numbers, names were created to represent which number child they were. Octavia means the eighth child. While people do not have such huge families anymore, the name Octavia is still around. It’s in the top 1000 as of 2020 after falling off a few years prior.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Eighth
  • Style: Vintage
  • Variations: Octavya
  • Namesakes: Octavia E. Butler is an American science fiction writer. Octavia Spencer is a famous actress.

Odessa

Odessa comes from the word odyssey, which means to journey. For the parents who struggled with infertility, Odessa might be a stellar choice to reveal the triumph. Odessa could also be an appropriate name for people with a nomadic lifestyle or who love to travel.

  • Origin: Latin, Russian, Greek
  • Meaning: Quest, long journey, wandering
  • Pronunciation: oh-DESS-uh
  • Namesakes: Odessa Cleveland is an American actress.
  • Popularity: Odessa was a little popular in 2020, but not enough to get in the Top 1000.
Vintage
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Olivia

The name Olivia is not a stranger to anyone. Its familiarity might entice you to choose Olivia as your daughter’s name. It is a cute name that won’t soon fall off the top. Even if it’s not number one, it’s not likely to even make it out of the top 100 any time soon.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Olive, olive tree
  • Variations: Olyvia, Olivya, Livia, Liv
  • Namesakes: Olivia Newton-John is an actress best known for her role in Grease. Olivia Wilde is also an actress.
  • Popularity: In 2020, Olivia was the most popular girl’s name, holding down first place in the USA.
Popular, Pretty

Oriana

For girls born at dawn or just as the sun begins to rise, the name Oriana may be the right fit. It’s considered a rare name as most people don’t know of it or aren’t using it. Fun fact, Oriana is the name of a luxury apartment building in NYC. It was also the nickname of Queen Elizabeth.

  • Origin: Latin, Italian, Hebrew
  • Meaning: Golden, sunrise, dawn
  • Pronunciation: oh-ree-AH-nuh, oh-ree-AN-nuh
  • Variations: Orianna
  • Namesakes: Oriana Panozzo is an Australian actress.
  • Popularity: Oriana is an uncommon name.
Pretty

Paloma

Doves are a spiritual symbolization of peace. The name Paloma is defined as this recognizable bird. A doves’ presence and white color offer a certain type of calmness. At some ceremonial events, doves are released as a way of inviting peace into one’s life. If you’re currently experiencing tranquility during this time, Paloma could be a beautiful name choice to reflect that.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Dove, pigeon
  • Pronunciation: puh-LOH-mah
  • Namesakes: Paloma Ford is an American singer.
  • Popularity: Paloma is a popular name and ranked at #940 in the United States in 2020.
Religious, Modern

Perla

Perla is a feminine name that feels foreign and mature. It translates to the word “pearl” and can be used by someone who enjoys gemstones. Perla is a fairly popular baby girl name that peaked in the late 90s. La Perla is also the name of a well-known lingerie brand.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Pearl
  • Pronunciation: purl-uh
  • Variations: Pearl
  • Namesakes: Perla Bautista is a Filipina actress.
Vintage, Feminine

Pia

Pia is said to mean someone who is respectful and religious. If you’re looking for a pretty faith-based name, Pia might be an option. A baby girl with the given name Pia can be called Pi for short, pronounced like the vegetable (green pea).

  • Origin: Latin, Italian
  • Meaning: Pious, reverent
  • Pronunciation: pee-uh
  • Variations: Piya
  • Namesakes: Pia Mia is an American singer.
  • Popularity: The name Pia has a fairly popular existence.
Religious

Puma

It’s no secret that Puma’s are large, fierce cats living in the mountains, but it’s a unique baby name. The German brand, Puma, likely helped make this an idea for a name. If you feel like walking on the wild side, Puma could be wonderful for your girl.

  • Origin: Latin, English
  • Meaning: Mountain Lion, big cat
  • Pronunciation: poo-mah
  • Popularity: Puma is a rare, unisex name.
Unique

Quies

One thing that is guaranteed about parenthood is that quiet times are few and far between. The name Quies is Latin for tranquility. It has a real Spanish vibe that will probably encourage questions about your little one’s name.

  • Origin: Latin, French
  • Meaning: Quiet, tranquil
  • Pronunciation: KEE-es
  • Popularity: Quies is one of those rare names more prevalent outside the USA.
Unusual

Quinn

Quinn is a neutral name that can be found on both genders. Though it has Latin roots, it was derived from the Irish surname, O’Cuinn. If you would like a more subtle name for your baby, think of Quinn.

  • Origin: Latin, Irish
  • Meaning: Descendant of Conn
  • Variations: Quin, Cuinn, Quincy, Quinci
  • Namesakes: Quinn Shepard is an actress.
  • Popularity: Quinn was the 85th most popular baby girl name for 2020 in the U.S.
Cool

Raquel

Raquel is a variant of the name Rachel, which is biblical. Raquel’s definition can also be viewed as religious as it speaks to purity. Raquel is a reasonably popular name and generally ranks in the top 1000 girl’s names.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Innocent, lamb
  • Pronunciation: RAH-kel
  • Variations: Rachel
  • Namesakes: Raquel Lee is a TV actress. Raquel Zimmerman is a Brazilian model.
Religious

Reina

Reina means queen or someone who governs. This regal and powerful name is of Latin and Japanese origin. In Japan, the name means wise. Reina was the name of almost 500 girls born in the USA in 2020.

  • Origin: Latin, Japanese
  • Meaning: Queen, wise
  • Pronunciation: ray-nuh
  • Variations: Reigna, Rayna, Raina
  • Namesakes: Reina Tanaka is a Japanese singer. Reina James is a British author.
Strong
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River

If you enjoy names that represent water, River could be your go to. Names that describe water can speak to their movement or stillness. In this case, it’s a constant flow which could be symbolic to you. You may also just like how modern the name is and that might be the deciding factor.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Body of flowing water
  • Variations: Ripa
  • Namesakes: River Shields is an American actor.
Modern, Cool

Rory

Rory is a fun name that has personality. Rory was introduced to many people by way of the hit TV show Gilmore Girls. Rory is unisex and ranks higher on the charts for boys than girls. It remains in the top 500 for names of either gender.

  • Origin: Latin, Irish
  • Meaning: Dawn, red king, ruler
  • Variations: Rori, Rorry, Lorelai
  • Namesakes: Rory McIlroy is a professional golfer.
Charming, Strong

Saga

Saga is a name of magic. Its meaning is to know what the future holds. Whether you believe in fortune-telling or not, Saga could be an unusually cool pick. This name is as rare as it comes.

  • Origin: Latin, Swedish
  • Meaning: Fortune teller, soothsayer, witch
  • Pronunciation: SAH-guh, SAY-guh
  • Namesakes: Saga Becker is a Swedish actress.
Unique

Sidra

Sidra means like a star. For those who like celestial names but don’t want to choose the most common ones, Sidra is a nice variant. Sidra was slightly popular among baby girls in North America, with 88 receiving it in 2020.

  • Origin: Latin, Arabic
  • Meaning: Like a star, goddess of stars
  • Pronunciation: sih-druh
  • Variations: Sydra, Sid, Sidney
Charming

Solana

Are you due to have your little babe in the summer? Solana means sunshine. This could be a charming way to tie in the season to your baby’s name. You might also call her Sol, a cute abbreviated version. Solana is a surname in the Latin community too.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Wind from the East, sunshine
  • Pronunciation: sol-AH-nuh
  • Variations: Sol, Solanna
  • Namesakes: Solana Rowe, aka SZA, is an American singer.
  • Popularity: Solana has been pretty popular in the last couple of years.
Unique

Sulia

Sulia, meaning young or youthful, could be right for a new baby. It is a really rare name that hasn’t been popular in decades. Sulia is the Latin version of Julia, which is a name we know all too well. A name as uncommon as Sulia doesn’t happen often.

  • Origin: Latin, Arabic
  • Meaning: Youthful
  • Pronunciation: soo-LEE-uh
  • Variations: Suleya, Suliya, Julia, Suleyka
  • Popularity: Sulia was last seen on the baby name charts in 1991.
Vintage

Tatiana

Do you love names with whimsical meanings? Tatiana means fairy princess. Remember the character Tinkerbell? Free-spirited names are still in style and 217 babies were named Tatiana in 2020 in the USA.

  • Origin: Latin, Russian
  • Meaning: Fairy princess, fairy queen
  • Variations: Tatianna, Tatyana, Tati, Taty
  • Namesakes: Tatyana Ali is a singer and actress.Tatiana Maslany is a Canadian actress.
Pretty

Téa

The name Téa has two syllables and means a God-given gift. If you’re a spiritual parent, this name might rise to the top of your list. It’s a name that we rarely see, but know of largely due to the actress, Téa Leoni.

  • Origin: Latin, Italian, Greek
  • Meaning: Gift of God
  • Pronunciation: tay-uh
  • Variations: Taya
  • Namesakes: Téa Ohbret is a Serbian-American novelist.
Vintage, Classic

Tita

Becoming a parent is a role most feel honored to get to participate in. If this is your sentiment, Tita may be a name you choose for your daughter. There’s no mistaking Tita’s origin, it has a very Spanish sound. It’s also cute and playful. The variations for Tita are names that end in “-ita.”

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Honored
  • Pronunciation: tee-tah
  • Variations: Teta, Juanita, Nikita
  • Popularity: Tita hasn’t been popular, but it did just make it onto the name charts in 2004 for being given to 5 girls.
Charming

Trinity

The name Trinity has religious meaning and refers to the Holy Trinity. A lot of people use the name for their third-born daughter. Trinity is a popular name that was ranked 228th in 2020. The movie, The Matrix had a huge influence over this name being well-liked as one of the characters was named Trinity.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Triad, three in one
  • Variations: Triniti, Trinitee, Trin
Religious
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Ula

Ula is an interesting name with a beautiful meaning that it’s hard to believe it’s rare. Need a name that sounds exotic? Ula could rise above the rest.

  • Origin: Latin, Irish, Scandinavian, Hawaiian
  • Meaning: Gem of the sea
  • Pronunciation: OO-luh
  • Popularity: Ula was a very rare name that barely made it on the charts in 2019 and not at all the following year.
Unusual

Ursula

Ursula has been around for a long time. Its less common use might stem from its absence in pop culture. As a fictional character in the 1989 movie, The Little Mermaid, Ursula remained on the charts. It has a warm meaning that could help with your decision.

  • Origin: Latin, Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Little bear
  • Namesakes: Ursula K. Le Guin is a science fiction writer.
  • Popularity: The name Ursula has not been popular for the last decade.
Classic, Affectionate

Valencia

Valencia is a Spanish city known as “the home of Paella.” It represents a place with a lot of charm and history. If you have a love for Spain or a close connection to the country, you may want to name your baby girl Valencia.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Brave, strong
  • Namesakes: Valencia Barnes is an actress from the movie, Joyful Noise. Valencia Yearwood is a TV actress who played in Law & Order (SVU).
Affectionate, Pretty

Vita

Welcoming new life is exciting. A cool way to honor that might be with the name Vita, which means “life.” The name is unique and has other spelling options. Vita can sometimes be seen in various product names.

  • Origin: Latin, Hebrew
  • Meaning: Life
  • Pronunciation: VEE-tuh
  • Variations: Vida, Viva
  • Namesakes: Vita Chambers is a Bajan-Canadian singer.
  • Popularity: Vita is an uncommon name.
Unique, Free-spirited

Wera

Wera is a name that’s sure to stand out for its spelling and pronunciation. It sounds like the name Vera, but with a “w.” It has an upstanding meaning which could work best for a parent looking for wholesome names. Wera is also the name of a German tool company.

  • Origin: Latin, Swedish, Russian
  • Meaning: Victory bearer, faith
  • Pronunciation: weer-ah
  • Variations: Vera
  • Popularity: Wera is an extremely rare name that hasn’t charted.
Unique

Ximena

Looking for a name with an unusual pronunciation? Ximena could be a match. The letter “x” is pronounced like the English letter “h.” We can’t promise that the meaning will hold true and you’ll have a good listener on your hands. However, Ximena is a popular name so maybe there’s some truth to it?

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: One who hears
  • Pronunciation: hee-MEYN-ah
  • Variations: Jimena
  • Namesakes: Ximena Sariñana is a Mexican singer and actress.
  • Popularity: In America, Ximena served as a top choice in 2019 and 2020 when it ranked 129th.
Popular

Xiomara

Xiomara is derived from the masculine Spanish name, Guiomar. If you want to name your little girl something meaningful and proud, Xiomara may be appreciated. By definition, you’ll have a warrior in the making.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Ready for battle
  • Pronunciation: zee-oh-MAR-uh
  • Variations: Siomara, Ziomara, Xiamara
  • Namesakes: Xiomara Alfaro was a Cuban singer.
  • Popularity: In 2020, Xiomara was a fairly popular name given to 475 baby girls in the U.S.
Strong

Yesenia

Tropical locations can sway your baby name choices. If your little one is expected to be born on an island or you just enjoy the tropics, Yesenia could suit her well. It’s feminine and flowy. Yesenia may not be high on the charts, but it’s a sweet name that still gets some love.

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Palm tree, floral
  • Pronunciation: ye-seh-NEE-uh
  • Variations: Jesenia, Yessenia, Jessenia
  • Popularity: Yesenia had a high occurrence for baby girl names in 1990 but has not been as popular since.
Feminine

Zinnia

Zinnia is derived from the surname of the German botanist the flower was named after. So, if you dig names with floral backgrounds, go with Zinnia. It’s a somewhat popular name, but your daughter has just under 2% of a chance of attending school with another Zinnia.

  • Origin: Latin, German
  • Meaning: Kind of flower
  • Pronunciation: zin-NEE-uh
  • Variations: Zinnya, Zinn
  • Namesakes: Zinnia Jones is an American activist.
  • Popularity: Zinnia ranked 1582nd in 2020, showing people do enjoy this Latin girl name.
Pretty

Zola

If you love names that speak to nature or the environment, Zola might be a favorite. It means Earth, which can be interpreted as strong and nurturing, just as our planet is. Zola is a fairly common name of the last decade, so your baby girl will be in good company should you name her this.

  • Origin: Latin, Italian, African
  • Meaning: Earth
  • Pronunciation: Zo-lah
  • Popularity: Zola made its debut as a popular baby name in the late 1800s, but lost steam in the 1950s. It’s recently regained some popularity.
Strong, Unusual
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Latin Names FAQs

What Name Means Beautiful in Latin?

In Latin, the name Bella means beautiful. It is more commonly used in names like Isabella, Annabella, and all other names ending in Bella. It’s somewhat popular as a name on its own, but tends to stand in as a nickname for many.

What Latin Girl Names are Religious?

Religion was important to the Roman empire. The Romans believed in polytheism, so they mostly worshipped multiple gods and goddesses. This was evident in the many temples built in their honor and how these deities became a part of their way of life (1).

Latin baby names are reflective of Roman’s sense of pride in their spirituality. Take a look at a few Latin female names that are religious:

  • Dominica — “Belonging to the Lord.”
  • Eliana — “God has answered.”
  • Genesis — “The beginning, Birth.”
  • Inez — “Pure, Holy.”
  • Juno — “Queen of Heaven, goddess of love, marriage, and childbirth.”

What is the Most Popular Latin Girl Name of 2020?

Drum roll please — the most popular Latin girl name in 2020 was Olivia. It’s been #1 for a few years in a row (2).

The definition of Olivia is “olive” or “olive tree.” This is clearly not why everyone is in love with the name. Olivia is quite sweet and undeniably feminine.

It is a classic name that dates back to the 13th century. It’s said that the initial fondness may have stemmed from Shakespeare’s play, Twelfth Night.

Even though Olivia is very popular, it will not go out of style and stay a classic, beautiful name.

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Myesha Alleyne is a freelance writer, author, and formally trained elementary educator. During her time teaching, she found herself longing to fulfill a childhood dream of writing. She’s a dedicated mother and wife who loves to read and watch the Food Network in her spare time.
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