Last updated on Jun 11th, 2021 at 12:58 pm
Congratulations on your pink bundle of joy! While you probably already have a few names penned out (which girl doesn’t), you’ll want to know what other parents are choosing. We’ve put together 2013’s most popular baby names for girls plus their meanings to help you decide whether your chosen name is trendy or slightly offbeat.
Sophia, pronounced so-fee-ah is of Greek origin, meaning “wisdom”. The name has been used in English-speaking countries since the 17th century.
As a girl’s name, Emma is pronounced em-ah. It is of Old French and German origin, meaning “entire” or “universal”.
Pronounced oh-liv-ee-ah, Olivia is of Latin origin, and means olive tree.
Isabella is a very popular girl’s name that means “God’s promise” or “God is my oath”. Isabella is a variant of Elizabeth.
Ava can be used as a girls or a boy’s name and is pronounced ay-vah. The origin of Ava is uncertain, but is thought to be German. Other possible sources are the Hebrew name Chava meaning “life” or “serpent”, or from Latin “avis” meaning “bird”.
The name Mia is pronounced mee-ah. In Italian the meaning of the name Mia is: my, wished for child, rebellion.
Pronounced em-i-lee, Emily is of Latin origin, and means “rival; laborious; eager”. It is derived from the Latin name Aemilia, feminine form of the old Roman surname Aemilia.
Abigail is pronounced ab-ih-gayl. It is of Hebrew origin and means “father of exaltation”.
Madison is used as a girl and a boys name and is pronounced mad-a-son. It is derived from old English origin and means “son of the mighty warrior”.
Pronounced ee-liz-a-beth, Elizabeth is of Hebrew origin and means “God’s promise or “God is my oath”.