British Girl Names

Curious about what names are popular across the pond? Discover your favorite British baby girl name.

  1. Olivia+ This top U.K. baby name in 2008 beat out the 2007 champion, Grace. It has been the top name for two years in a row there, as well as the third most popular name on the U.S. charts in 2009. Read more about Olivia
  2. Miley+ In 2007, Miley became a popular name on the U.S. charts, making its way to the top 300. It is even more popular in the U.K., landing in the top 100 for the first time in 2009. The rise in popularity can be attributed to pop star Miley Cyrus, who has given added publicity to the name. Read more about Miley
  3. Lucy+ This name ranked in the top 15 most popular names for 2009. In the United States, the name was made popular by the Peanuts comic strip character. Read more about Lucy
  4. Ruby+ This name, which refers to the birthstone of July, was the No. 2 in popularity for 2009 in the United Kingdom for the second year in a row. Popular singer Charlotte Church named her daughter Ruby. Read more about Ruby
  5. Zara+ Zara is a creative name favored in the top 100 by U.K. moms. The name is Arabic in origin and was made popular by the eldest granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II. Read more about Zara
  6. Grace+ This name, first made popular by Hollywood star Grace Kelly, ranked first on the U.K.'s popularity charts in 2007. Read more about Grace
  7. Skye+ Skye, which means "cloud," is a popular choice among U.K. parents looking for an earthy name. Read more about Skye
  8. Evie+ This name is a variation of Eve, which is one of the top 100 most popular U.K. names for 2009. It is increasing in popularity in the United States, breaking into the top 1,000 in 2007. Read more about Evie
  9. Isabella+ This name was the most popular in the United States in 2009. It was also a popular choice in the United Kingdom that year, coming in at No. 22. Read more about Isabella
  10. Imogene+ Made popular by indie musician and London native Imogene Heap, this name is a top choice for mamas in the United Kingdom. The name means "image of her mother." Read more about Imogene