Baby Names

225 Classic Blonde Girl Names with Meanings

Every parent is looking for the right name for their baby. But in doing so, many go for names that aren’t popular for whatever reason. However, this is a costly mistake because you can’t change the name later.

We’ve all heard stories where parents name their child something that the child ends up growing up to hate it. How can you avoid that? Do some research and check out some popular blonde girl names to get a better idea.

  • Eleanor: “mercy”
  • Chloe: “lark”
  • Stella: “star”
  • Jasmine: “a form of flowering olive”
  • Belle: “beautiful”
  • Felicity: “fortunate” or “happy”
  • Ophelia: “useful” or “wise”
  • Athena: “goddess of war”
  • Meredith: “protector of the sea” and “joyful”
  • Ariel: “lion of God”
  • Abigail: “a father’s joy”
  • Valentina: “good health”
  • Nora: “dignified” and “honor”
  • Belinda: “beautiful” or “pretty”
  • Delilah: “delicate”

In the past, some parents have named their children after celebrities or fictional characters. Sometimes the parents themselves will choose a name that is not typical. Other times they will choose a name that is not common at all.

Some parents are so overwhelmed with the task of naming their child that they opt for a one-word baby name. And although this has been a popular choice, it’s not always the best decision.

In many cultures around the world, a name is considered an important part of a child’s identity. Besides, it’s a good idea to avoid naming your child the same as their father, which might lead to confusion. So, what should the perfect baby’s name be? Let’s dive into the list of awesome blonde girl names.

  • Esmeralda: “emerald”
  • Josephine: “he shall add”
  • Ingrid: “hero’s daughter”
  • Sydney: “from the city of Saint:Denis”
  • Ava: “blooming”
  • Victoria: “victory”
  • Audrey: “noble strength”
  • Ivy: “vine”
  • Kelly: “church” or “warrior”
  • Olivia: “olive tree” and “Old “peace”
  • Ruby: “red gem”
  • Katherine: “pure”
  • Bonnie: “good”
  • Evelyn: “hazelnut”
  • Isla: “island”

Blonde Girl Names

  • Thea: “healer”
  • Luna: “moon”
  • Amelie: “industrious”
  • Aurora: “gold” and “goddess of the dawn”
  • Laurel: “crowned with laurel”
  • Arabella: “beautiful eagle”
  • Kaylee: “beloved” and “regal woman”
  • Angelina: “heavenly messenger”
  • Charlotte: “little and womanly”
  • Alexandria: “defender of mankind”
  • Scarlett: “deep red”
  • Rosalie: “a flower”
  • Giselle: “sword pledge”
  • Madison: “good”
  • Hazel: “hazel tree”

Classic Blonde Girl Names

  • Faith: “trust”
  • Valerie: “strong”
  • Esme: “esteem”
  • Genevieve: “white wave”
  • Holly: “holly bush”
  • Jessica: “wealthy one”
  • Penelope: “bobbin:weaver”
  • Kristen: “bright:eyed”
  • Millie: “honey bee” or “gentle adviser”
  • Amara: “eternal beauty”
  • Colleen: “girl”
  • Shelby: “sheltered town”
  • Haley: Norse for “hero” and “wise one”
  • Bailey: “bailiff” and “fortification”
  • Vivien: “living” or “lively”
Blonde Girl Names

What are some of the cutest blonde girl names?

  • Emilia: “eager”
  • Layla: “dark as the night”
  • Greta: “precious jewel”
  • Nina: “girl” and “grace”
  • Rebecca: “to tie” or “enchantingly beautiful”
  • Phoebe: “brilliant”
  • Erica: “ever:powerful” or “honorable ruler”
  • Mia: Italian for “mine”
  • Danielle: “judged by God”
  • Chanel: “canal” or “perfume”
  • Venus: the “Goddess of love”
  • Lydia: “woman from Persia” or “beauty”
  • Lillian: “form of the lily”
  • Tracey: “reaper” and “path”
  • Heidi: “noble” or “serene”

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Tips for Naming Your Babies

There are millions of baby names out there, and while most parents decide on a name and stick with it for the rest of their lives, there are some who wish the best for their future child, but don’t have a clue how to choose a name. These parents may be confused about why they can’t come up with a name for their baby, or they may have tried several times and have given up on the idea.

If you are considering giving your child a name, there are some things you should know:

1.     Pick the name you love, even if it is popular.

It is popular and you love it. Anything else you need to think upon? Nope. Go for it. If you want to give it uniqueness, think of a great middle name.

Here are some popular blonde girl names out there:

  • Callista: “most beautiful”
  • Harper: Old Norse for “whaler”
  • Elise: “noble”
  • Amelia: “industrious”
  • Daphne: “laurel tree”
  • Deborah: “bee”
  • Juliet: “youthful”
  • Louise: Old “warrior maiden”
  • Lola: “strong woman”
  • Fiona: “white”
  • Dahlia: “valley”
  • Sophia: “wisdom”
  • Natalie: “child born at Christmas”
  • Aria: “like a beautiful melody”
  • Violet: “purple”

2.     Do not skip lovely blonde girl names even if they are unique, unusual, and different.

Sometimes, parents will not go for unusual, unique, and different baby names. They consider it weird. Let me tell you that being attractive and thought provoking is the game these days.

How would you like these blonde girl names:

  • Rosaleen: “Beautiful, little rose”
  • Rosalind: “Pretty rose”
  • Sapphire: “Beautiful gem”
  • Tazanna: “Beautiful princess”
  • Tegan: “The loved one or the favorite one”
  • Tove: “Gorgeous and beautiful”
  • Ulanni: “Very beautiful or a heavenly beauty”
  • Venus: “Goddess of beauty and love”
  • Xin: “Joyful and happy”
  • Yedda: “Beautiful voice”
  • Abhaya: “Fearless”
  • Akshita: “Wonder girl”

3.     Ambar: “The sky”Be confident if you want to go toward personalized spellings for your baby’s name.

SURE. You should be confident when giving personalized spellings to your baby’s name. However, it is important that you do not make it weird. Adding or removing an alphabet would be enough here.

Try changing these baby names spellings into personalized ones:

Arjun

  • Meaning: “bright, shining, white”
  • Origin: Hindi.
  • Description: Popular in India and among Indo-Americans, this name of the hero of a famous Hindu epic has an extremely pleasing sound.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Arjun Kapoor.

Rowena

  • Meaning: “white spear or famous friend”
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Description: A fabled storybook name via the heroine of Sir Walter Scott’s novel Ivanhoe (1819), which featured a heroine called Rowena of Hargottstanstede, and also a Harry Potter name, as Rowena Ravenclaw, founder of one of the Hogwarts houses.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Rowena.

Finnegan

  • Meaning: “fair”
  • Origin: Irish
  • Description: If you like the Finn names and love James Joyce, Finnegan is extremely winning. Will & Grace ‘s Eric McCormack chose the Finnigan spelling for his son. And of course Finnegan gains you access to the great short form Finn.
  • Spellings and Variations: Finnigan, Finnian, Finley.
  • Famous people with this name: Brandon Finnegan.

Finnian

  • Meaning: “fair”
  • Origin: Irish
  • Description: Finnian is a fair jig of a name, energetic and easy on the ear. Finnian (and brother Finian) is also familiar in its alternate spelling through the classic 1968 Broadway musical Finian’s Rainbow, later made into a film starring Fred Astaire as Finian McLonergan.
  • Spellings and Variations: Finian.
  • Famous people with this name: Saint Finnian.

Teagan

  • Meaning: “little poet or fair”
  • Origin: Irish or Welsh
  • Description: As Meghan/Megan and Reagan/Regan show signs of wilting, along comes Teagan to take up the slack: definitely one to consider. The vast majority of American babies named Teagan are now girls. A variant spelling is Teaghan.
  • Spellings and Variations: Teaghan.
  • Famous people with this name: Tegan Martin.

Euphemia

  • Meaning: “fair speech”
  • Origin: Greek
  • Description: Ancient martyr’s name that, though not especially appealing, might still be mildly possible, especially for Anglophiles. It was widely used in early Scotland, but was overtaken by its nickname, Effie.
  • Spellings and Variations: Effie, Eppie, Fanny, Phebe and Phoebe.
  • Famous people with this name: Euphemia.

Blanche

  • Meaning: “white”
  • Origin: French
  • Description: Blanche, which originated as a nickname for a pale blonde and then became associated with the notion of purity, was in style a century ago, ranking in the double digits until 1920.
  • Spellings and Variations: Bianca, Blanca, Branca, Blandine, Blandina.
  • Famous people with this name: Blanche Baker.

Sherlock

  • Meaning: “fair-haired”
  • Origin: English
  • Description: If ever there was a one-person name, it’s probably Sherlock. But Sherlock Holmes the character has arguably never been hotter: he’s been played by Robert Downey Jr., Ian McKellen, Jonny Lee Miller and, most memorably, Benedict Cumberbatch, in various film and TV adaptations over the last few years. So you never know.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Allie Sherlock.

Anwen

  • Meaning: “very fair, beautiful”
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Description: Anwen is one of the simplest and best of the classic Welsh girls’ names, more unusual than Bronwen but with the same serene feel.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Anwen Williams.

Tiana

  • Meaning: “fairy queen”
  • Origin: Slavic
  • Description: Tiana gained a lot of popularity after Disney bestowed this pretty name upon its first African-American princess. Although it has declined in usage over recent years, Tiana’s connections to dainty Tatiana, Christiana and Bastiana should see it in continued usage for a while to come.
  • Spellings and Variations: Tianna.
  • Famous people with this name: Tiana Alexandra.

Fay

  • Meaning: “fairy”
  • Origin: English
  • Description: Fay, also spelled Faye, who had been napping quietly since the 1930’s, has, like cousins May/Mae and Ray/Rae, sat up and started rubbing her eyes, ready for a mini-comeback, especially as a middle name. In 2014, Faye hopped back onto the US Top 1000, though Fay is used much more quietly as a first name.
  • Spellings and Variations: Faee, Faeigh, Faey, Fai.
  • Famous people with this name: Fay Babcock.

Ivory

  • Meaning: “pale, white”
  • Origin: English
  • Description: Ivory was last popular a hundred years ago. In 2013, it finally began to regain some momentum in the female rankings, reentering the Top 1000.
  • Spellings and Variations: Ivoaree, Ivoareigh, Ivoari, Ivoarie.
  • Famous people with this name: Ivory Aquino.

Snow

  • Meaning: “Frozen Rain”
  • Origin: English word name
  • Description: There’s definitely a cold front of names for winter babies moving in, with Summer, Spring and Autumn giving way to Winter–plus North, January, Frost–and Snow. This name feels brisk, fresh, pure, evocative — and magical. A haunting middle name choice.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Al Snow.

Finn

  • Meaning: “white, fair”
  • Origin: Irish
  • Description: The most enduringly popular hero of Irish myth was Finn McCool, whose name is one of the coolest ever. When used for the female protagonist of How to Make an American Quilt, it established its hipness for girls as well.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Finn Atkins.

Elvira

  • Meaning: “white, fair”
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Description: Before there was the campy TV Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, Elvira was the long-suffering wife of Don Juan, and remnants of those negative, gothic images still cling to it, though they are fading.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Elvira Amazar.

4.     Crossing your favorite blonde girl names on the feedback on friends and family members.

Feedback is important. But it does not mean to listen to every other person’s opinion. You will hardly find blonde girl names that everybody would like. Therefore, get feedback but still know your choice.

Consider getting feedback on these baby names from your friends and family members:

  • Swara: “Self shining”
  • Vaidehi: “Sita, wife of Lord Ram”
  • Diana: “Moon Goddess”
  • Celine: “Moon”
  • Luna: “Moon”
  • Teagan: “Little poet or pretty”
  • Tenley: “Burnt clearing”
  • Tove: “Thunder”
  • Willow: “Willow tree”
  • Acacia: “Thorny”
  • Avery: “Elf wisdom”
  • Bambalina: “Little girl”

5.     Do a little research and find what is out there.

Research is important step for the first-time parents as well for those who do not know what sort of names people pick. You will be all good once you do a little internet research. You will also be able to find some great blonde girl names that you might consider now or in the future.

Here are some common baby names examples to help you:

Bronwen

  • Meaning: “white breast”
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Description: Bronwen is widespread in Wales, but still rare enough here to sound somewhat international — we think Bronwen is a real winner.
  • Spellings and Variations: Bronwen, Bronwynn, Bronwin, Bronia, Bronnie, Bronny, or Bronya.
  • Famous people with this name: Bronwen Astor.

Albus

  • Meaning: “white, bright”
  • Origin: Latin
  • Description: The ancient name Albus has modern currency as the first name of the headmaster of Harry Potter’s Hogwarts, more formally known as Professor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Jim Albus.

Pixie

  • Meaning: “fairy”
  • Origin: Swedish or Cornish
  • Description: a cute – quite possibly too cute – name that suddenly feels possible thanks to the craze for names that contain the letter x. Though its origin may be uncertain, a pixie is internationally recognized as a sprite or fairy: tiny, sometimes green, usually pointy-eared.
  • Spellings and Variations: Picksee, Pickseigh, Picksey, Picksi.
  • Famous people with this name: Pixie Lott.

Sigrid

  • Meaning: “fair victory”
  • Origin: Norse
  • Description: Sigrid is a distinctly Scandinavian name that is starting to edge out into the wider world, a la cousin Ingrid. Unfortunately, short form Siri is now off the table, but Sigrid is still a possibility.
  • Spellings and Variations: Siri, Sigga, Sig, and Sigi.
  • Famous people with this name: Sigrid Alegría.

Candace

  • Meaning: “white, pure, sincere”
  • Origin: Latin
  • Description: Candace, an ancient title of a dynasty of Ethiopian queens mentioned in the New Testament, is associated both with actress Candice Bergen and Sex and the City writer Candace Bushnell.
  • Spellings and Variations: Candance, Candi, Candice, Candie, Candis, Candra, Candy, Candyce.
  • Famous people with this name: Candace Bushnell.

Arianwen

  • Meaning: “white, fair, blessed”
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Description: Rarely heard outside of Wales, Arianwen is one of many pretty wen-ending names prominent in ancient Welsh legend.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood.

Fintan

  • Meaning: “white fire or white bull”
  • Origin: Irish
  • Description: Fintan is an ancient Irish saints’ name that in legend is also the name of the only person to survive The Flood. Popular in modern Ireland, Fintan is ripe for export to the US where it is rarely used but could make an excellent long form for the stylish Finn.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Fintan Kilbride.

Alva

  • Meaning: “white”
  • Origin: English form of Irish Ailbhe
  • Description: While the male Alva or Alvah relates directly to the minor Biblical character, the female version is more likely an Anglicized form of the Irish name Ailbhe. Best known as Thomas Edison’s middle name, Alva has true unisex roots.
  • Spellings and Variations: Al, Alba, Albin and Alvah.
  • Famous people with this name: Alva Adams.

Whit

  • Meaning: “white”
  • Origin: English
  • Description: Whit is an uplifting short form of any number of surname-y full names, for Whitman to Whitaker to Whitney. But Whit stands perfectly well on its own and makes for a witty spin on modern virtue names.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Whitner Whit Bissell.

Neva

  • Meaning: “white snow”
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Description: Has a pure, clean aura, but is also evocative.
  • Spellings and Variations: Niva. Neeva. Neevah. Nivah.
  • Famous people with this name: Neva Gerber.

Irvin

  • Meaning: “handsome, fair of face”
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Description: Irvin is an Old Man name that has an uncertain future. Losing the final g in Irving makes the name slightly less dated – but just slightly. There’s something about the ‘erv’ sound that makes Irvin and brothers feel unappealing.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Irvin Dorfman.

Finbar

  • Meaning: “fair-haired”
  • Origin: Irish
  • Description: This is an ancient saints’ name well used in Ireland but a rarity here and unlikely to ever reach the popularity of other Finn-ish names. St. Finbarr (the more common spelling) is the patron saint of Cork and in Irish folklore, Finbarr was king of the fairies.
  • Spellings and Variations: Finbarr, Finbarre, or Finnbar.
  • Famous people with this name: Saint Finbar.

Whitney

  • Meaning: “white island”
  • Origin: English surname
  • Description: Yesterday’s sensation that rose with the popularity of Whitney Houston. Whitney may have lost some of its style value, but it still sounds like one of the quintessential English names for girls. Today, you might want to shorten it to cool nickname Whit.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Whitney Able.

Effy

  • Meaning: “fair speech”
  • Origin: Greek, diminutive of Euphemia
  • Description: This can be a short form of any Greek girls’ name starting with ‘Ef’, such as Efstraria or Efrosini. It has also been suggested as a possible nickname for Elizabeth.
  • Spellings and Variations: Effie, Effeigh, and Effi.
  • Famous people with this name: Effie Bancroft.

Flavia

  • Meaning: “golden, blond”
  • Origin: Latin
  • Description: An ancient Roman clan name, Flavia is one choice that’s unusual but historic. Now a Top 60 name in Italy, Flavia has been a rarity in the US, but with the upswing in F names for girls, this could change.
  • Spellings and Variations: Flávia.
  • Famous people with this name: Flavia Pennetta.

6.     Consider the names of the subsequent children.

Maybe, you are first time parents and figuring out some cool blonde girl name. It is a good idea to consider the names of subsequent children too.

7.     Avoid the names with bad meanings.

Baby names with bad meanings can be a cause of embarrassment for you and your kid. Be sure to know the meaning of the name you are gonna pick and be sure it is encouraging and positive.

Here are some of the cool blonde girl names with meanings:

  • Tabitha: “Gazelle”
  • Tallulah: “Running water”
  • Aisha: “Lively”
  • Angela: “Angel”
  • Angelique: “Like an angel”
  • Assisi: “Italian place-name”
  • Batya: “Daughter of God”
  • Celestia: “Heavenly”
  • Chava: “Life”
  • Chinmayi: “Spiritual joy”
  • Grace: “Goodness, generosity”
  • Gwyneth: “Blessed”
  • Helena: “Light”
  • Khadija: “Early Baby”
  • Lourdes: “Reference to Mother Mary”

8.     Pick up good people’s names from history.

The name of person has an effect on his/her personality, it is said. Maybe, that’s the reason why people choose names from history. You can consider this as well. I am sure you have heard about many legends from the past. I bet you’d find some awesome and useable blonde girl names if you look into it.

We have a small list of blonde girl names here for you to check out and know if you have heard them before:

Galatea

  • Meaning: “she who is milk-white”
  • Origin: Greek
  • Description: This name’s meaning derives from the material from which the mythical sculptor Pygmalion chiselled his ideal woman – she was carved from ivory.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Galatea Ranzi.

Alban

  • Meaning: “white, or, man from Alba”
  • Origin: Latin
  • Description: An ancient and highly unusual name; St. Alban – sometimes also called Albinus or Aubin – was an early martyr in Roman Britain.
  • Spellings and Variations: Albinus or Aubin.
  • Famous people with this name: Alban Arnold.

Fionn

  • Meaning: “fair or white”
  • Origin: Irish
  • Description: Fionn, the modern Irish form of Finn, is more popular in Ireland these days than Finn, which is rising fast in the U.S. where Fionn is virtually unknown.
  • Spellings and Variations: Fionn and Finn.
  • Famous people with this name: Fionn Fitzgerald.

Linnet

  • Meaning: “flaxen haired”
  • Origin: French
  • Description: Although the accent in Linnet is on the first syllable, it could be confused with the dated Lynette.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Eli Russell Linnetz.

Gannon

  • Meaning: “fair-skinned, fair-haired”
  • Origin: Irish
  • Description: The name of a historic Irish leader, Gannon has a solid, yet spirited feel. It was one of the fastest-rising names of 2014, but that trend didn’t continue. One pop culture influence was the name of Teen Mom 3 son Gannon Dewayne McKee.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Gannon Salinger.

Fenella

  • Meaning: “white-shouldered one”
  • Origin: Celtic
  • Description: More unusual than Fiona and more user-friendly than Fionnuala, the engaging Scottish Fenella, has been scarcely heard in this country.
  • Spellings and Variations: Finella, Finola.
  • Famous people with this name: Fenella Fielding.

Fianna

  • Meaning: “band of warriors”
  • Origin: Irish
  • Description: Fianna, a virtually unknown Irish name in the US, combines the best elements of Fiona and Brianna.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: John Browne.

Pari

  • Meaning: “fairy”
  • Origin: Iranian/Persian
  • Description: Simple yet meaningful Iranian name that would make an excellent import to the English-speaking world.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Pari SaberiIranian.

Livana

  • Meaning: “the moon, white”
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Description: Pretty and unusual, Livana may find a lot more fans as parents look for alternatives to Number 1 Olivia. Livana was used for only seven baby girls in the US last year.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Livana.

Whittaker

  • Meaning: “white field”
  • Origin: English
  • Description: If you discount the connection to the controversial Whittaker Chambers in the days of the Red Scare, Whittaker is a pleasant enough British surname with the preppyish nickname Whit.
  • Spellings and Variations: Whittaker, Whittakers, Whitaker, Whitacre.
  • Famous people with this name: Aaron Whittaker.

Olwen

  • Meaning: “white footprint”
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Description: Olwen is a Welsh favorite, the name of a legendary princess in what is believed to have been the earliest Arthurian romance, and in fact one of the first recorded examples of Welsh prose.
  • Spellings and Variations: Anwen, Rhonwen, and Nolwenn.
  • Famous people with this name: Olwen Margaret.

Frost

  • Meaning: “freezing”
  • Origin: English
  • Description: Long heard as a last name, as in venerable poet Robert, U.K. talk show host David, British actress Sadie and old Jack Frost, Frost has suddenly entered the scene as a possible first, along with other seasonal weather names like Winter and Snow.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: David Frost.

Rhonwen

  • Meaning: “slender, fair”
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Description: The delicate and haunting Welsh Rhonwen is still a rarity in the U.S., where her English version Rowena is better known, but would be a lovely choice for any parent in search of a name that was both unusual and traditional, classically feminine yet strong.
  • Spellings and Variations: Abertha, Addfwyn, Arian.
  • Famous people with this name:Rhonwen.

Alvar

  • Meaning: “elf warrior”
  • Origin: German
  • Description: This name woould be hard to picture in a contemporary kindergarten, though it does have some cultural cred via Finnish architect and furniture designer Alvar Aalto. Aalto would actually make a more interesting choice.
  • Spellings and Variations: –
  • Famous people with this name: Alvar Aalto.

9.     Make sure the first and second names fit with each other.

This happens rarely that the first and seconds names do not fit and meet each other well. It is, however, something you would not want.

Check out blonde girl names and try to make full names that fit each other nicely:

  • Amity: “Friendly”
  • Bina: “Knowledge, understanding”
  • Fayette: “Faith”
  • Galiana: “Calm healer”
  • Jacinda: “Hyacinth”
  • Kalilah: “Beloved”
  • Leontine: “Lion”
  • Meliora: “Better”
  • Barbie: “Foreign woman”
  • Cara: “Face”
  • Christie: “A Christian”

10.  Avoid names with too many syllables.

Baby names with too many syllables are complex. They are hard to remember. They should be avoided.

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