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“A” Girl Names

Aaliyah

Aaliyah (ah-LIY-ah) is a Hebrew and Arabic name meaning: “ascending”.

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Abelia

Abelia is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning breath.

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Aberdeen

The girl’s name Aberdeen is a Scottish name meaning: “at the mouth of the Don”.

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Abigail

Abigail (AB-ih-gayl) is a Hebrew name meaning: “fathers joy”.

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Abilene

The name Abilene (AB-UH-LEEN) is of uncertain origin and meaning but may be derived from a Hebrew word meaning grass.

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Abla

Abla (AH blah) is a girl’s Arabic name meaning: “Woman with a full figure”.

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Acacia

A flower name from the 16th century, derived from Latin acacia of Greek akakia a derivative of ake ‘point, thorn’.

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Acantha

The name Acantha (ə-KAN-thə) is a girl’s name of Greek origin, meaning: “thorny”.

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Ada

PRONOUNCED: AH-dah. Borne by the wives of Lamech (Genesis 4:19)

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Adelyn

Adelyn is an English spelling variation of the French name Adeline meaning: “noble”.

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Adina

Adina is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning slender.

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Aeronwen

PRONOUNCED: eye RON wen or AYE ron wen. From Aeron and (g)wen ‘white, fair; blessed, holy’.

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Afanen

PRONOUNCED: a-VAN-nun. Modern name from afanen ‘raspberry’.

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Agatha

Latinized version of Greek name Agathē a feminine form of agathos.

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Agnes

Latinized version of the Greek name Hagnē a feminine form of the adjective hagnos ‘pure, holy’.

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Ailsa

PRONOUNCED: EL-sa or AYL-sa. A name of a rocky islet off the Ayrshire coast in Scottland. Derived from Old Norse Alfsigesey ‘elf victory’.

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Aine

The girl’s name Aine is an Irish name meaning: “radiance”.

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Aisling

The girl’s name Aisling is a Scottish and Irish name meaning: “dream, vision”.

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Alaska

Alaska is a Native American name meaning: “great land”.

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Alexa

Alexa is a Greek name meaning: “defender of men”.

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Alia

Alia (aa-lee-uh) is an Arabic girl’s name meaning: “exalted”.

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Alice

Alice (A-lis or AL-iss) is a French and English name meaning: “noble”.

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Aliza

Aliza is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning joyful.

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Alora

Alora is a Hebrew girl’s name meaning: “the lord is my light”.

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Alouette

Alouette is a French girl’s name meaning: “foreign riches”.

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Alpha

Ultimately of Semitic origin; compare to Hebrew āleph ‘ox’.

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Alva

Anglicized form of Irish name Ailbhe from Old Irish albho ‘white’.

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Amabel

From Latin amabilis, via Old French, meaning: “lovable”

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Amelia

Amelia is a girl’s name of German origin meaning: “industrious”.

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Amethyst

Amethyst (a-muh-thuhst) is a girl’s name from an English word via Greek, meaning: “not intoxicated”.

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Amya

Amya (Aime-yah) is an American girl’s invented name, the meaning of Amya is unknown.

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Anitra

A literary coinage by Henrik Ibsen from his play Peer Gynt (1867).

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