Cute and Unique Girl Names

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From feminine to sweet, classic to French, we've rounded up our favorite baby girl names. Consider one of these lovely options for your daughter.

Unique Baby Girl Names

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder—but many of these pretty girl names actually mean attractive! From feminine flower names like Daisy and Tulip to vintage names like Amelia and Beatrice, we rounded up our picks of the most delightful and cute baby girl names. So if a unique baby girl name is on your wish list, try out one of these options.

Have a specific origin or set of initials in mind? Search our Baby Name Finder for customized inspiration.

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Girl Names That Mean "Pretty"

Top Pick: Jolie 

You may think Angelina when you hear the name -- and this French classic meaning cheerful or pretty was actually her middle name before it became her stage surname.

More "Pretty" Girl Names:

  • Alanis
  • Amara
  • Anwen
  • Belinda
  • Bella
  • Calista
  • Delyth
  • Helen
  • Ingrid
  • Keeva
  • Linda
  • Marini
  • Navah
  • Rosalind
  • Tove
  • Zuri
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Sassy Baby Girl Names

Top Pick: Dakota

This hip girls' name means 'friend" when translated in the Dakota language, and it's become a fashionable name girls thanks to stars like Dakota Fanning (who's birth name is Hannah Dakota Fanning).

More Sassy Girl Names:

  • Alivia
  • Allie
  • Amari
  • Aspen
  • Brooklyn
  • Charlee
  • Cheyenne
  • Jayce
  • Jayden
  • Jayla
  • Josie
  • Kinsley
  • Mila
  • Trinity
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Classic Baby Girl Names

Top Pick: Beatrice

It is hard to beat these timeless and classic baby girl names. These vintage names may be old, but they will never go out of style.

More Old Girl Names:

  • Scarlett
  • Dorothy
  • Agnes
  • Clara
  • Opal
  • Elise
  • Josephine
  • Faye
  • Serena
  • Charlotte
  • Vera
  • Willa
  • Amelia

Flower Baby Girl Names

Top Pick: Poppy

Chef Jamie Oliver named all of his daughters flower names, including Petal Blossom, Daisy Boo, and Poppy Honey.

More Flower Girl Names:

  • Tulip
  • Lilac
  • Rosie or Rose
  • Violet
  • Dahlia
  • Clover
  • Azalea
  • Gardenia
  • Fern
  • Lily
  • Petunia
  • Viola

British Baby Girl Names

Top PickLottie

This short form of Charlotte hit the top 100 most popular baby names in the U.K. even before Princess Charlotte joined the royal family in 2015.

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French Baby Girl Names

Top Pick: Colette

French is one of the romance languages, which is why these names have a wonderful sound to them and would make the perfect choice for your little bébé.

More French Girl Names:

  • Arielle
  • Desiree
  • Helene
  • Josee
  • Juliette
  • Madeline
  • Elise
  • Josette
  • Simone
  • Odette
  • Veronique
  • Antoinette

Spanish Baby Girl Names

Top Pick: Catalina

The lovely retreat-island off the coast of L.A may come to mind first, but Catalina's also an interesting, exotic alternative to the more traditional Catherine.

More Spanish Girl Names:

  • Alondra
  • Ella
  • Emanuel
  • Esmeralda
  • Lia
  • Lola
  • Maria
  • Nina
  • Sierra
  • Sofia
  • Ximena
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Long Baby Girl Names

Top Pick: Genevieve

Long names have a romantic and sophisticated sound to them. Many of these names can also be shortened into delightful nicknames, such as Gabrielle to Gabby. 

More Long Girl Names:

  • Emmanuelle
  • Henriette
  • Gabrielle
  • Alexandria
  • Bernadette
  • Elizabeth
  • Jacqueline
  • Penelope
  • Seraphina
  • Annabelle
  • Evangeline
  • Gwendolyn
  • Valentina
  • Arabella
  • Rosalinda
  • Savannah
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Fancy Photography/Veer

Biblical Baby Girl Names

Top Pick: Magdalene

Looking for an interesting way to get to that Maggie nickname? Look no further than the place name Magdalene, which is connected to one of the more interesting women in the New Testament, a follower of Jesus. The name means "tower."

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