300+ Best White Girl Names with Meaning

As a parent, it can be stressful to find the right baby names that will suit your child. You want baby girl names that resonate with your family tradition, have great meaning, and sound sweet to the ear, right? 

We have searched and found some amazing white girl names that parents love. 

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How White Parents Name Their Girls

White parents name their girls in a variety of ways. Some classic names have persisted from the colonial era, while other names are taken from religious scripture. Other white parents name their girls after flowers or special items. Our list includes many different name types depending on your preferences.

If you are searching for this topic, it’s likely you would want to what are the famous names. And, that’s where we start first.

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Table of Contents

35 Famous American White Girl Names

There are hundreds of famous white American women that have made a name for themselves throughout history. We scoured the internet looking for notable white women and compiled the following list.

One-Syllable Famous American White Girl Names

  1. Alex – Morgan, Olympic Soccer Champ

Alex Morgan is US Olympian; Image Credit: Google

  1. Anne – Frank, writer of Anne Frank’s Diary
  2. Blake – Lively, American actress

Blake Lively played Serena Van Der Woodsen in Gossip Girl. Image Credit: Vogue

  1. Grace – Hopper, one of the first women to earn a Ph.D in mathematics

Grace Hopper proved that women are equally capable, if not better than most men, at math. Image Credit: Google

  1. Jane – Goodall, world-famous primatologist

Two-Syllable Famous American White Girl Names

  1. Amy – Winehouse, American singer

Many great singers such as Adele cited Amy Winehouse as their inspiration. Image Credit: dynaimage

  1. Abbey – Weitzeil, US Olympian 

Abbey Weitzeil is the first American woman to swim the 50-yard free in under 21 seconds. Image Credit: Omaha World Herald

  1. Britney – Spears, American singer
  2. Charlize – Theron, American actress
  3. Hedy – Lammar, American actress
  4. Germaine – Greer, feminist author
  5. Jodie – Foster, American actress
  6. Julia – Roberts, American actress
  7. Kathryn – Bigelow, American director
  8. Katy – Perry, American singer
  9. Kelly – Clarkson, American singer
  10. Lucille – Ball, American actress
  11. Meryl – Streep, American actress
  12. Naomi – Parker, inspiration behind Rosie the Riveter women’s workforce poster

Naomi – Parker, inspiration behind Rosie the Riveter women’s workforce poster. Image Credit: FirstClasse

  1. Nicole – Ahsinger, US Olympian 

Nicole Ahsinger is an American individual and synchronised trampoline gymnast. Image Credit: Vox.com

  1. Sally – Ride, the American woman to travel to space
  2. Sandra – O’Connor, first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court
  3. Sandi – Morris, Olympic medalist

Sandi Morris won a medal for the US in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Image Credit: royalgazette.com

  1. Scarlett – Johannson, American actress
  2. Taylor – Swift, American singer

Three-Syllable Famous American White Girl Names

  1. Amelia – Earhart, first female pilot to cross Atlantic ocean
  2. Christina – Aguilera, American singer
  3. Eleanor – Roosevelt, FDR’s wife
  4. Elizabeth – Taylor, American actress
  5. Hillary – Clinton, former First Lady
  6. Ivanka – Trump: likely a controversial name to many Americans

Ivanka Trump, daughter of former President Donald Trump; Image Credit: ft.com

  1. Jennifer – Aniston, American actress
  2. Katherine – Johnson, famous mathematician
  3. Margaret – Sanger, prominent feminist and women’s rights activist

Margaret Sanger is known as an American birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and nurse.

  1. Sigourney – Weaver, American actress


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59 Whiter than White Girl Names

Some names are simply considered “white girl names” due to the frequency with which they are used. Such names feel familiar, and you likely already know a few white girls with such names. We looked through various sources 1 2 and compiled this list of whiter than white girl names.

One-Syllable Whiter than White Girl Names

  1. Amy
  2. Beth – Hebrew “house”
  3. Jane – English “God is gracious”
  4. Kim – Old English “Cyneburg’s field”
  5. Kate
  6. Liz – Hebrew “God’s promise
  7. Sam – Hebrew “told by God”
  8. Paige – Spiranic, professional golfer

Paige Spiranic is widely considered the “Most Beautiful Woman in Golf. Image Credit: ColoradoAvidGolfer

Two-Syllable Whiter than White Girl Names

  1. Alex – Greek “defender of man” with some great middle names here
  2. Alice 
  3. Allie – Celtic “harmony”
  4. Amber
  5. Becky – Hebrew “captivating”
  6. Caitlyn – French “pure”
  7. Cathy
  8. Cheryl
  9. Chloe
  10. Colleen – Gaelic “girl”
  11. Erin
  12. Ella
  13. Gabby – French “woman of God”
  14. Grace
  15. Jessie – Hebrew “He sees”
  16. Lauren -French “crowned with Laurel”
  17. Laura
  18. Lindsay – English “island of linden trees”
  19. Julian
  20. Julia
  21. Maggie – English “pearl”
  22. Michelle – French “who resembles God”
  23. Morgan – English “white sea dweller”
  24. Mildred 
  25. Sarah – Hebrew “princess”; inspired by the professional arm wrestler

Sarah Backmana Swedish 8-time world champion arm wrestler. Image Credit: Flickr

  1. Stacey – English “resurrection”
  2. Sharon
  3. Shirley
  4. Tara – Gaelic “star”
  5. Taylor – English “cutter of cloth”
  6. Teresa
  7. Tracy

Three-Syllable Whiter than White Girl Names

  1. Adrienne – French “from the city of Hadria”
  2.  Allison – Scottish “noble”
  3. Alicia
  4.  Emily – Latin “rival”
  5. Elizabeth – also see our article on middle names for Elizabeth
  6. Isabella
  7. Jacquelin
  8. Josephine
  9. Joanna
  10. Frances
  11. Kimberley 
  12. Madeline – Greek “of Magdala”
  13. Meredith
  14. Marissa – Latin “of the sea”
  15. Natalie – English “birth of the Lord”
  16. Olivia – also check out these cute middle names for Olivia
  17. Rebecca – Hebrew “to bind”
  18. Samantha – Greek “God has heard”
  19. Stephanie – Greek “crown”


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So, if you have read my article on the black girl names, you will see a funny video made by two guys. It was meant to be a joke, albeit some find it racist. 

Anyways, here is a white version. Enjoy.


34 Geeky Nerdy Sci-Fi White Girl Names

Some parents prefer giving their girls geeky or nerdy names taken from science fiction properties.  Such names range from ordinary sounding to extremely eccentric. We researched various character names 13 14 and came up with this list.

One-Syllable Geeky Nerdy Sci-Fi White Girl Names

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  1. Fleur – Harry Potter books series

Two-Syllable Geeky Nerdy Sci-Fi White Girl Names

  1. Adria – Stargate TV-series character
  2. Ashildr – Doctor Who TV-series character
  3. Aveline – Assassin’s Creed

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  1. Cersei – Game of Thrones 
  2. Echo – Character from Daredevil comics
  3. Ela  – Character from Rainbow Six Siege

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  1. Faith – Mirror’s Edge

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  1. Hera – Character from Greek mythology
  2. Jemma – Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D character

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  1. Kara – Main character from Supergirl  comics
  2. Katniss – Main character from Hunger Games book series
  3. Keiko – Star Trek TV-series character
  4. Leela – Futurama TV-series character
  5. Leia – Character from Star Wars films

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  1. Nichelle – Star Trek TV-series character
  2. Pepper – Character from Marvel’s Black Widow comics
  3. Ruby – A programming language from the 1990s
  4. Sabine – Character from Mandalorian TV-series
  5. Sonya – Character from Mortal Kombat videogames
  6. Samus Aran – Metroid

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  1. Sora – Stargate Atlantis TV-series character
  2. Tifa – Final Fantasy VII

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  1. Tauriel – Character from The Hobbit books
  2. Teyla – Stargate Atlantis TV-series character
  3. Thalia – Character from Percy Jackson book series
  4. Trillian – Character from Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy book

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  1. Yuna – Final Fantasy X
  2. Zelda – The Legend of Zelda

Image Credit: The Legend of Zelda

Three-Syllable Geeky Nerdy Sci-Fi White Girl Names

  1. Coraline – Titular character from the film Coraline
  2. Dorothy – Wizard of Oz film character
  3. Persephone – Zeus’ daughter from Greek mythology
  4. Veronica – Character from Archie comics
  5. Zelda – Character from Zelda video game series


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Some white girl names rise above the rest due to their popularity. Such names grew popular for various reasons and became common across the country. We looked at various sources 3 for the most popular girl names in America and compiled this list of popular white girl names.

One-Syllable Popular White Girl Names

  1. Grace – Latin “God’s grace”
  2. Leah – Hebrew “weary”

Two-Syllable Popular White Girl Names

  1. Aria – Italian “melody”
  2. Aubrey – French “power”
  3. Audrey – English “noble strength”
  4. Ava – Germanic “guarantee”
  5. Chloe – Greek “fertility”
  6. Hannah – Hebrew “grace”
  7. Harper – English “harp player”
  8. Hazel – English “hazel colored”
  9. Lucy – English “light complexion”
  10. Mia – Egyptian “beloved” 
  11. Mila – Italian “miracle”
  12. Nora – French “light”
  13. Riley – English “wood clearing”
  14. Scarlett – English “dyer”
  15. Sofia – Greek “wisdom”
  16. Stella – Latin “star”
  17. Willow – English “willow tree”

Three-Syllable Popular White Girl Names

  1. Abigail – Hebrew “cause of joy”
  2. Addison – English “son of Adam”
  3.  Aurora – Latin “dawn”
  4.  Avery – French “ruling with elf-wisdom”
  5. Eleanor – Greek “bright one”
  6.  Everly – English “meadow”
  7. Emilia – Latin “emulate”
  8.  Isabella – Spanish “God is my oath”
  9.  Monica – Abbott, US Olympian
  10.  Penelope – Greek “weaver”
  11. Victoria – Latin “victory”
  12.  Violet – Latin “purple”

31 Unique White Girl Names

Some parents choose unique sounding white girl names for their daughters. Such names are less common than the ones in the lists above, but they hold special meanings. A unique name can help your girl stand out from the rest. We have compiled a list of unique white girl names from various sources4.

One-Syllable Unique White Girl Names

  1. Brea – English “hill”
  2. Fleur – French “flower”
  3. Hape – Latin “just”

Two-Syllable Unique White Girl Names

  1. Ada – German “nobility”
  2. April – Latin “to open”
  3. Ashlyn – Irish “dream”
  4. Aubrielle – French “God is my strength”
  5. Cora – Gaelic “virtuous”
  6. Eden – Hebrew “place of pleasure”
  7. Ember – English “spark”
  8. Esme – Spanish “beloved”
  9. Fanny – Stoller, pro tennis player from Hungary 

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  1. Gracie – Latin “thanks”
  2. Isla – Spanish “island”
  3. Kaelie – Gaelic “slim and fair”
  4.  Kimia – Persian “elixir of life”
  5.  Malia – Hawaiian “calm and peaceful”
  6.  Marlowe – English “lake”
  7.  Maya – Greek “good mother”
  8.  Meara – Gaelic “jolly”
  9. Paola – Latin “humble”
  10.  River – Latin “riverbank”
  11.  Sariah – Hebrew “princess of the Lord”

Three-Syllable Unique White Girl Names

  1.  Alanna – German “precious”
  2. Amiah – French “star of the sea”
  3.  Annika – Hebrew “sweet-faced”
  4. Arabella – Spanish “arabic”
  5.  Elliana – Hebrew “God has answered”
  6.  Karina – Greek “pure”
  7. Leanna – English “beautiful woman”
  8.  Milana – Slavic “gracious”

34 Pretty White Girl Names

Many white parents give their daughters pretty sounding names. Such names instill elegance and confidence, and encourage them to be proud of themselves. We looked at pretty white girl names from a variety of sources and compiled them in the following list 5 6.

One-Syllable Pretty White Girl Names

  1. Belle – French “beautiful”
  2. Dawn – English “daybreak”’
  3. June – Latin “Roman goddess”
  4. May – English “the fifth month of the year”

Two-Syllable Pretty White Girl Names

  1. Aimee – French “beloved”
  2. Aoife – Gaelic “radiant”
  3. Aspen – American “quaking tree”
  4. Bridgette – Gaelic “exalted one”
  5. Blossom – English “flower-like”
  6. Carmel – Hebrew “garden”
  7. Colette – French “people of victory”
  8. Catherine
  9. Georgia – Greek “farmer”
  10. Giselle – German “bright pledge”
  11. Heather –  English “evergreen flowering plant”
  12. Holly – English “from the holly tree”
  13. Jayla – Hebrew “God will protect”
  14. Kiera – Irish “dark haired”
  15. Katie
  16. Lottie – French “ little and womanly”
  17. Luna – Latin “moon”
  18. Marnie – Greek “from the sea”
  19.  Nessa – Greek “holy butterfly”
  20.  Oakley – English “meadow of oak trees”

Three-Syllable Pretty White Girl Names

  1. Acacia – Greek “thorny tree”
  2. Dakota – Native American “friend”
  3. Delilah – Hebrew “delicate”
  4. Eliza – Hebrew “God is my oath”
  5. Elodie – French “marsh flower:
  6. Fionnuala – Irish “white shoulder”
  7. Genevieve – Germanic “woman of the race”
  8. Madison
  9. Ivory – English “white”
  10. Savannah – inspired by the HISTORY Channel show “American Pickers”

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33 Badass White Girl Names with Meanings

Many white parents give their girls badass sounding names. Such names reference powerful characters or figures in history or mythology. Alternatively, they may reference `related to strength, fierceness, and resilience. We researched 7 8 numerous badass white girl names and compiled the following list:

One-Syllable Badass White Girl Names

  1. Blaze – English “fire”

Two-Syllable Badass White Girl Names

  1.  Addo – African “king of the road”
  2.  Beatrix – Latin “voyager”
  3.  Buffy – English “God is my oath”
  4.  Cleo – Greek “pride” 
  5.  Delphine – Greek “dolphin”
  6.  Dola – Nigerian “crown that brings honor”
  7.  Exie – English “anklet”
  8.  Faizah – Arabic “attaining”
  9.  Fallon – Gaelic “superiority”
  10.  Freya – Scandinavian “noble lady”
  11.  Gemma – Latin “gem”
  12.  Harriet – German “home ruler”
  13.  Kainda – African “hunter’s daughter”
  14.  Kendra – English “royal power”
  15.  Lula – German “famous warrior”
  16.  Mirta – Spanish “crown of thorns”
  17.  Naja – Arabic “rescue”

Three-Syllable Badass White Girl Names

  1.  Adira – Hebrew “strong and noble”
  2. Adola – Nigerian “the crown brings honor”
  3. Anastasia – Ashley, a pro surfer 

Anastasia Ashley is a pro surfer and spokesmodel from Southern California. Image Credit: ESPN

  1.  Alvara – Italian “elf warrior”
  2.  Amira – Arabic “princess”
  3. Aphrodite – Greek “foam”
  4. Danica – Latin “morning star”
  5. Dextera – Latin “one who dyes
  6. Elena – Delle Donne, WNBA Most Valuable Player 
  7. Elektra – Greek “shining”
  8. Godiva – English “God’s gift”
  9. Hildegard – German “battle guard”
  10. Jasira – Arab “courageous”
  11. Maxima – Italian “greatest”
  12. Dorothea – Wierer, Canadian Olympic medalist 

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30 Classic White Girl Names

There are plenty of classic white girl names that never go out of fashion. Such names are often based on old-English names or names linked to cultural and religious symbols. We researched many 9 10 classic white girl names and compiled the following list.

One-Syllable Classic White Girl Names

  1. Claire – French “clear”
  2. Faye – French “loyalty”

Two-Syllable Classic White Girl Names

  1. Alice – German “noble”
  2. Anna – Hebrew “grace”
  3. Betsy – Hebrew “God is perfection”
  4. Blanche – French “white”
  5. Celia – Latin “heaven”
  6. Daphne – Greek “Laurel tree”
  7. Edith – English “riches”
  8. Enid – Welsh “soul”
  9. Esther – Hebrew “conceal” 
  10. Etta – English “ruler of the home”
  11. Greta – German “pearl”
  12. Hattie – German “home rule”
  13. Iris – Greek “rainbow”
  14. Lorraine – German “famous army
  15. Lydia – Greek “beautiful one”
  16. Nellie – Latin “sunray”
  17. Sadie – Hebrew “princess”

Three-Syllable Classic White Girl Names

  1. Annabelle – English “grace and beauty”
  2. Augusta – Latin “great and magnificent”
  3. Catherine – French “pure”
  4. Cecilia – Latin “blind”
  5. Jocelyn – German “from the tribe of Gauts”
  6. Margaret – Persian “pearl ”
  7. Marjorie – Latin “pearl” 
  8. Matilda – German “hild”
  9. Muriel – Gaelic “shining sea”
  10. Penelope – Greek “weaver”
  11. Rebecca – Hebrew “to snare”


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30 Botanical White Girl Names

Plenty of white girl names are taken from names of plants and trees. Botanical names tend to be timeless and pretty sounding. We researched 11 12 the most popular botanical white girl names in the nation and compiled the following list.

One-Syllable Botanical White Girl Names

  1. Briar – English “thorny bush of wild roses”
  2. Bryn – Welsh “hill”
  3. Rose – Latin “Rose flower”
  4. Rue – English “an herb”
  5. Sage – English “an aromatic spice”

Two-Syllable Botanical White Girl Names

  1. Aspen – American “quaking tree”
  2. Ayla – Hebrew “oak tree”
  3. Bentley – English “from the bent grass field”
  4. Cassia – Greek “cinnamon”
  5. Clover – English “meadow flower”
  6. Dahlia – Swedish “valley”
  7. Daisy – English “a flower”
  8. Flora – Latin “flower”
  9. Ivy – English “evergreen climbing plant”
  10. Jasmine – Persian “Jasmine flower”
  11. Kayla – Hebrew “laurel”
  12. Laura – Latin “bay laurel plant”
  13. Olive – English “olive tree”
  14. Poppy – Latin “red flower”
  15. Rowan – Irish “rowan tree”
  16. Willow – English “willow tree”

Three-Syllable Botanical White Girl Names

  1. Avalon – Celtic “island of apples”
  2. Azalea – Greek “a flower”
  3. Clementine – English “a yellow flower”
  4. Elowen – Cornish “elm”
  5. Indigo – Greek “indian dye”
  6. Juniper – Latin “juniper shrub
  7. Lavender – English “lavender flower”
  8. Liliana – English “lily flower”
  9. Rosalie – French “rose flower”

36 Unisex White Girl Names (also work for Boys)

More and more white parents are giving their girls unisex names. Such names are chosen to encourage girls to become distinct and unique individuals. We researched many of the best unisex 15 white girl names on the internet and compiled the following list.

One-Syllable Unisex White Girl Names

  1. Blair – Gaelic “plain field”
  2. Brooke – English “small stream”
  3. Drew – Welsh “wise”
  4. Gene – Greek “noble”
  5. Jan – Hebrew “God is gracious”
  6. Jon
  7. Ian

Two-Syllable Unisex White Girl Names

  1. Ali – Arabic “noble and exalted”

Ali Krieger is a US women’s soccer player. Image Credit: SoccerWire.com

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  1. Angel – Spanish “messenger”
  2. Bailey – English “berry clearing”
  3. Billie – English “resolute protector”
  4. Brennan – Irish “raven”
  5. Carey – Irish “dark”
  6. Charley – German “free man” 
  7. Corey – Irish “from the hollow”
  8. Dallas – Irish “skilled”
  9. Ellis – Welsh “benevolent”
  10. Erin – Irish “Ireland”
  11. Francis – Latin “from France”
  12. Harley – English “hare’s meadow”
  13. Hayden – English “heather-grown hill”
  14. Jackie – English “God is gracious”
  15. Kylar – Gaelic “a church”
  16. Leslie – Gaelic “garden”
  17. Lonnie – English “lioness”
  18. Mason – English “stoneworker”
  19. Micah – Hebrew “like God”
  20. Monroe – Gaelic “mouth of a river”
  21. Nico – Italian “people of victory”
  22. Paisley – Scottish “place of worship”
  23. Tyler
  24. Terry or Terri
  25. Robin Bone, Canadian pole vaulter

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Three-Syllable Unisex White Girl Names

  1. Armani – Italian “warrior”
  2. Cassidy – Irish “curly haired”

Closing Thoughts

Adding a new member to your family can be exciting. Be sure to choose the right name for your baby girl before their birth, as it may influence the kind of person they grow up to become. 

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