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.

1. Sophia

Sophia, pronounced so-fee-ah is of Greek origin, meaning “wisdom”. The name has been used in English-speaking countries since the 17th century.

Sophia s(o)-phia as a girl’s name is pronounced so-FEE-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Sophia is “wisdom“. Used in English-speaking countries since the 17th century.
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Sophia s(o)-phia as a girl’s name is pronounced so-FEE-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Sophia is “wisdom“. Used in English-speaking countries since the 17th century.
Read more at http://www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/0/Sophia#hKl8Bac7jJbS3bwd.99

2. Emma

As a girl’s name, Emma is pronounced em-ah. It is of Old French and German origin, meaning “entire” or “universal”.

3. Olivia

Pronounced oh-liv-ee-ah, Olivia is of Latin origin, and means olive tree.

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as a girl’s name is pronounced EM-ah. It is of Old French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Emma is “entire, universal“.
Read more at http://www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/0/Emma#ZCK1JQKvKfGJCukX.99Olivia

4. Isabella

Isabella is a very popular girl’s name that means “God’s promise” or “God is my oath”. Isabella is a variant of Elizabeth.

5. Ava

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”.

as a girl’s name (also used as boy’s name Ava), is pronounced AY-vah. Of uncertain origin, probably German. Other possible sources are the Hebrew name Chava meaning “life” or “serpent“, or from Latinavis” meaning “bird“. Also possibly a variant of Avis or Aveline, medieval given names. Saint Ava or Avia was a ninth-century abbess of Dinart in Hainault and a member of the Frankish royal family.
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6. Mia

The name Mia is pronounced mee-ah. In Italian the meaning of the name Mia is: my, wished for child, rebellion.

7. Emily

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.

8. Abigail

Abigail is pronounced ab-ih-gayl. It is of Hebrew origin and means “father of exaltation”.

as a girl’s name is pronounced AB-ih-gayl. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Abigail is “father of exaltation“.
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as a girl’s name is pronounced AB-ih-gayl. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Abigail is “father of exaltation“.
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9. Madison

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”.

10. Elizabeth

Pronounced ee-liz-a-beth, Elizabeth is of Hebrew origin and means “God’s promise or “God is my oath”.

as a girl’s name is pronounced ee-LIZ-a-beth. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elizabeth is “God‘s promise; God is my oath
Read more at http://www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/0/Elizabeth#uc0Ir88ebRI9rMw6.99