Girl's Names H-J

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Girls Names

Origin

Meaning

Ha-Neul Korean sky
Habiba Arabic The beloved, the dew one.
Habika African sweetheart
Hadara Hebrew bedecked in beauty
Hadassa Hebrew flowering myrtle
Hadassah Jewish A star. Also see Estelle, Hesper and Stella.
Hadil Arabic Cooing like a dove.
Hadiya Arabic/Swahili A gift.
Hadria   A dark woman from the sea. The feminine form of Adrian. Generally an Italian name.
Hadya Arabic A leader or guide.
Hafwen Welsh As beautiful as summer.
Hagar Hebrew Forsaken, or taking flight.
Haidee Greek Modest.
Haifa Arabic slender
Haimi Hawaiian the seeker
Haja    
Hala Arabic A halo around the moon.
Halcyone Greek The kingfisher.
Haldana Old Norse Half Danish.
Haldis Teutonic, Norse stone spirit; reliable, assistant
Haleigha Hawaiian house of the rising sun
Haley Irish Gaelic Ingenious. A boy or girl's name.
Halfrida Teutonic A peaceful heroine.
Hali Greek, Hebrew sea; necklace, place name
Halia Greek The sun.
Haliey   A high clearing or meadow.
Halima African gentle
Hallie Greek thinking of the sea
Halona Native American Fortunate.
Hana Arabic Bliss, happiness.
Hanan Hebrew Arabic: The affectionate one. Hebrew: The gracious gift of God. A boy or girl's name.
Hanna   Goddess of life.
Hannah Hebrew Favoured by God, or graceful. Also see Anne.
Hanne   God is gracious. .
Hansine German from Hebrew God is gracious. A feminine form of Ham.
Hanya Aboriginal A stone.
Happy English Bright and cheerful.
Haralda Old English The ruler of the army. Feminine form of Harold.
Harika Turkish wonderful
Harley Old English From the hare or stag meadow. A boy or girl's name.
Harmony Greek Concordant, in harmony.
Harper Old English A harp player or maker. A boy or girl's name.
Harriet Teutonic The ruler of the home. A feminine form of Harry/Henry. Also see Henrietta.
Harsha Hindu  
Harshita Hindu  
Haruko Japanese  
Haruko Japanese Spring.
Harva   Army warrior. Feminine form of Harvey.
Hasina Swahili Good.
Hasna Arabic beautiful
Hathor Egyptian The goddess of love and joy.
Hattie   The ruler of the home. A feminine form of Harry/ Henry. Also see Henrietta.
Hava Jewish Life-giving. Also see Evelyn.
Havana Spanish The capital of Cuba.
Haya Hebrew Life.
Hayfa Arabic Slender, delicate.
Haylee Old English from the hay meadow
Hayley Old English A high clearing or meadow.
Hazel Old English From the Hazel tree.
Hazelle   From the Hazel tree.
Hea Korean grace
Heater   A star. Also see Estelle, Hesper and Stella.
Heather Old English A flower name.
Heba Hebrew gift from God
Hebe Greek Youthful. A goddess of youth in mythology.
Hedasaa Jewish A star. Also see Estelle, Hesper and Stella.
Hedda Scandinavian The contentious one. A fighter.
Hedea Greek Pleasing.
Hedia Hebrew voice of the Lord
Hedva Hebrew joy
Hedwig Teutonic The contentious one. A fighter.
Hedy   The contentious one. A fighter.
Heidi Swiss Noble and kind. From the name Adelheid (See Adelaide), well known from Johanna Spyri's classic children's book.
Heledd Welsh A traditional name.
Helen Greek The light of the sun. Also see Eileen, Elaine, Eleanor and Ellen.
Helena   The light of the sun. Also see Eileen, Elaine, Eleanor and Ellen.
Helene French The light of the sun. Also see Eileen, Elaine, Eleanor and Ellen.
Helga Old Norse Successful, prosperous. Also see Olga.
Heli Finish  
Helice Greek A spiel.
Helima Arabic Kind, gentle.
Helina Russian The light of the sun.
Helki Miwok Indian to touch
Helma German The resolute protector. From the name Wilhelmina.
Helmine German The resolute protector. From the name Wilhelmina.
Heloise   Agreeable.
Helouse   Healthy.
Helvetia Latin A woman from Switzerland.
Hem Hindu  
Hema Hindu snow, himalayas
Hemangi Hindu  
Hemangini Hindu  
Hemlata Hindu  
Heng Chinese  
Henka Teutonic ruler of an estate
Henrietta Teutonic The ruler of the home. A feminine form of Henry. Also see Harriet.
Hera Latin from Greek A quern. The wife of Zeus, ruler of the heavens, in Greek mythology.
Hermelinda Spanish shield of power
Hermia   From Shakespeare's play Midsummer-Night's Dream.
Herminia Spanish lady of the earth
Hermione Greek A handsome figure in Greek mythology. The feminine form of Achilles.
Hermosa Spanish Beautiful.
Hero   From Shakespeare's play Much Ado About Nothing.
Herschell unknown deer
Herta   Of the earth.
Hertha   Of the earth.
Hesper Greek The evening star. Also see Esther.
Hester   Star.
Hestia Greek The goddess of the hearth.
Hetal Hindu  
Hettie   The ruler of the home. A feminine form of Harry/Henry. Also see Henrietta.
Hetty   The ruler of the home. A feminine form of Harry/Henry. Also see Henrietta.
Hibernia Latin A woman from Ireland.
Hibiscus Greek A flower name.
Hide Japanese Excellent, fruitful.
Hidi African Root.
Hika Polynesian A daughter.
Hilary Latin The cheerful one. A boy or girl's name.
Hilda Teutonic A battle maiden.
Hilde   A battle maiden.
Hildegard Teutonic A battle stronghold.
Hildemar Teutonic Battle-celebrated.
Hillary   The cheerful one. Originally used as a boy's name.
Hilzarie   Moon and stars.
Hina Hindu  
Hinda Jewish A female deer.
Hine Polynesian A maiden.
Hippolyta Greek She who frees the horses. Also from Shakespeare's play Midsummer-Night's Dream.
Hiriwa Polynesian Silver.
Hiroko Japanese Generous.
Hisa Japanese long-lasting
Hjordis Old Norse A sword goddess.
Hoku Polynesian A star.
Holda Teutonic Concealed.
Holli Teutonic From the name Holly.
Holly Old English From the name of the tree. Suitable for a child born around Christmas.
Hollye Teutonic From the name Holly.
Honey Old English The sweet one.
Honna Greek Na
Honora Latin honor
Honour Latin Honourable.
Hope Old English Hopeful, optimistic.
Horatia Latin From a Roman family name. The feminine form of Horace.
Hortense Latin The garden lover.
Hoshi Japanese A star.
Hua Chinese A flower.
Huberta Teutonic A brilliant mind. The feminine form of the boy's name of Hubert.
Hue Vietnamese lily
Huette French from Teutonic Heart and mind. The feminine form of Hugh.
Hulda Hebrew/Old Norse Hebrew: A weasel. Old Norse: Lovable.
Huon   The name of a Tasmanian river and a type of tree. A boy or girl's name.
Huyana Native American rain fallingHindu
Hyacinth Greek Young and beautiful. Also a flower name. Also see Jacinta.
Hye unknown gracefulness
Hylda   A battle maiden.
Hypatia Greek The highest.

I

Ianna   God is gracious. Feminine form of Ian.
Ianthe Greek A violet-coloured flower. Also see lolanthe.
Ida Teutonic Happy, or youthful.
Ideh Hebrew praise
Idelia Teutonic Noble.
Idola Greek idolized
Idona Old Norse After the name of a Norse goddess who was in charge of the apples of eternal youth.
Idonia Old German industrious
Idra Aramaic A Figtree.
Idylla Greek Perfect.
Ierne Latin From Ireland.
Ignatia Latin Ardent, fiery. Feminine form of Ignatius.
Iku Japanese Nourishing.
Ila Old French From the island.
Ilana Hebrew Great tree.
Ilanna Hebrew A tree.
Ilaria Latin one who is merry
Ildiko Hungarian a fierce warrior
Ileana Greek From the city of (Lion). Also a Romania form of Helen.
Ilena   The light of the sun. The Irish form of Helen.
Ilene   The light of the sun. The Irish form of Helen.
Ilisapesi Tonga blessed one
Ilka   The light of the sun. Also see Eileen, Elaine, Eleanor and Ellen.
Illona Irish The light of the sun. Also see Eileen, Elaine, Eleanor and Ellen.
Ilona   Hungarian form of Helen.
Ilsa   Consecrated to God. Also see Isabel and Lisa.
Ilse German Short form of Elizabeth, meaning consecrated to God.
Iluka Aboriginal Near the sea.
Ima Japanese Now, the present.
Imam Arabic One who believes in God. A boy or girl's name.
Iman Arabic faith, belief
Imelda Italian/Spanish A floret.
Immacolata Italian The immaculate conception.
Imogen Celtic/Latin Celtic: A girl or maiden. Latin: The image of her mother.
Imogen Celtic/Latin Celtic: A girl or maiden. Latin: The image of her mother.
Imogene Latin image
Imperia Latin Imperious, the imperial one.
Ina   Pure, chaste.
Inari Finnish A lake.
Inas Polynesian The wife of the moon.
Inayat Hindu kindness
Indaliai sea-feather, feather from the sea shore  
India   From the name of the country. Also a character in the novel and film, Gone with the Wind.
Indira Sanskrit An alternative name for Lakshmi, wife of the god Vishnu.
Indrina Hindu deep
Indu Hindu  
Ines   Pure, chaste.
Inez   Pure, chaste.
Inga Old Norse Hero's daughter.
Ingaberg Old Norse Hero's daughter.
Ingaborg Old Norse Hero's daughter.
Inge Old Norse Hero's daughter.
Inger Old Norse A son's army or a Hero's daughter. A boy or girl's name.
Ingrid Old Norse Hero's daughter.
Iniga   Ardent, fiery. Feminine form of Ignatius.
Innocentia Latin Innocent.
Io Greek  
Iola Greek Violet-coloured.
Iolana Hawaiian to soar like an eagle
Iolanthe Greek A violet flower. The title of a Gilbert and Sullivan opera. Also see Ianthe, Violet and Yolanda.
Iona Scottish/Aboriginal Scottish: The name of a Hebridean island. Aboriginal: A tree.
Ione Greek A violet-coloured stone.
Iphigenia Greek The daughter of Agamemnon in Greek mythology.
Iratze Basque in reference to the virgin mary
Irene Greek Peace.
Ireta Latin Angry enraged.
Irihapeti Maori A form of Elizabeth, meaning consecrated to God.
Irina East European Peace.
Iris Greek A rainbow and a flower.
Irma Latin/Teutonic Latin: Noble. Teutonic: Whole, strong.
Irmgard    
Irvette Old English A friend from the sea.
Isa Sanskrit/Teutonic Sanskrit: A lord. Teutonic: Strong-willed. A boy or girl's name.
Isabel Spanish A form of Elizabeth, meaning consecrated to God.
Isabella Italian A form of Elizabeth, meaning consecrated to God.
Isadora Greek The gift of Isis. Feminine form of Isidore.
Isaura Greek soft air
Iseult   The fair one.
Ishana Hindu rich
Ishi Japanese A stone.
Ishita Hindu  
Isis Egyptian After the goddess of fertility. The supreme goddess.
Isla Scottish From the name of an island.
Isleen   The light of the sun. The Irish form of Helen.
Isleta Spanish little Island
Ismena Greek Learned.
Isobel   A form of Elizabeth, meaning consecrated to God.
Isoke African satisfying gift
Isola Latin Isolated. A loner.
Isolde Welsh The fair one.
Isra Arabic Journeying by night.
Israt Arabic affection
Istas Native American snow
Ita Irish Gaelic Thirsty.
Iti Hindu  
Itzel Mayan  
Iva Old French A Yew tree.
Ivana Czech God is gracious. .
Ivanna Russian God is gracious. .
Ivory Latin From the tusks of an elephant.
Ivy Old English Plant name.
Ixchel Majan Goddess of the moon and fertility
Izanami Japanese She who invites you to enter.

J

Jacinda Greek beautiful
Jacinta Spanish from Greek Beautiful. Also a form of Hyacinth.
Jacinthe Greek hyacinth
Jacki   The supplanter. The feminine form of Jacob and James.
Jackie   The supplanter. The feminine form of Jacob and James.
Jacky   The supplanter. The feminine form of Jacob and James.
Jaclyn   The supplanter. The feminine form of Jacob and James.
Jacoba Hebrew The supplanter. The feminine form of Jacob.
Jacqueline French from Hebrew The supplanter. The feminine form of Jacob and James.
Jacqui   The supplanter. The feminine form of Jacob and James.
Jada Hebrew wise
Jade Spanish The jade stone.
Jadwiga Polish The contentious one. A fighter.
Jael Hebrew To ascend or a wild goat. A boy or girl's name.
Jaen Hebrew ostrich
Jaffa Hebrew Beautiful.
Jagrati Hindu  
Jahnavi Hindu  
Jaime French French for I love you. A boy or girl's name.
Jaimica Spanish supplanter
Jaimie French I love
Jaina Hindu good character
Jaione Basque nativity
Jakinda Basque hyacinth
Jala Arabic charity
Jamal Arabic The handsome one. A boy or girl's name.
Jamari French warrior
Jamee Hebrew supplanter, one who replaces
Jamesina Hebrew The supplanter. A feminine form, of James. Also see Jaime.
Jamila Arabic/Swahili Beautiful.
Jamilah Arabic beautiful
Jan   God is gracious. A boy or girl's name.
Jana   God is gracious. .
Jancis English A modern name derived from Jane and Frances. Jane - God is gracious. Frances - From France, or a free woman.
Jane Hebrew God is gracious. The feminine form of John. Also see Janelle, Janet, Janice, Janine, Jean, Joan, Joanne, Shane, Sim.
Janelle English A modern name derived from Jane and the feminine suffix `elle'. Jane - God is gracious.
Janet   God is gracious. The feminine form of John. Also see Janelle, Janet, Janice, Janine, Jean, Joan, Joanne, Shane, Sim.
Janette   God is gracious.
Janice   God is gracious. The feminine form of John. Also see Janelle, Janet, Janice, Janine, Jean, Joan, Joanne, Shane, Sim.
Janina   God is gracious. .
Janine   God is gracious. The feminine form of John. Also see Janelle, Janet, Janice, Janine, Jean, Joan, Joanne, Shane, Sim.
Janisa funny, loveable, hyper child Janese
Janna Hebrew Flourishing.
Jannali Aboriginal The moon. Also a placename.
Janthina   A violet-coloured flower. Also see lolanthe.
Janthine   A violet-coloured flower. Also see lolanthe.
Japera Japs  
Jaquenetta French from Hebrew The supplanter. The feminine form of Jacob and James.
Jarah Hebrew Honey.
Jardena Hebrew to flow downward
Jarita Sanskrit A legendary bird.
Jarka Slavonic Springlike.
Jarmila Slavonic The grace of spring.
Jarrah Aboriginal A type of Eucalyptus tree. A boy or girl's name.
Jarvia Teutonic As sharp or keen as a spear.
Jarvinia German keen intelligence
Jasmine Persian A fragrant flower.
Jaunie    
Jaya Sanskrit Victory. Also the name of a Buddhist female goddess.
Jayani Hindu a sakti of Ganesha
Jayne Hindu victorious
Jaythen Swedish Jay, Jai
Jazlyn Arabic Jazlin, Yazlin, Yazlyn, Yaz, Jaz, Lyn
Jean French God is gracious. A boy or girl's name.
Jeanne French God is gracious. The feminine form of John. Also see Janelle, Janet, Janice, Janine, Jean, Joan, Joanne, Shane, Sim.
Jeannette   God is gracious. The feminine form of John. Also see Janelle, Janet, Janice, Janine, Jean, Joan, Joanne, Shane, Sim.
Jehan Arabic beautiful flower
Jelena Russian shining light
Jemima Hebrew A dove. A biblical name.
Jemma   A jewel or gem.
Jena   God is gracious. The feminine form of John. Also see Janelle, Janet, Janice, Janine, Jean, Joan, Joanne, Shane, Sim.
Jenara    
Jenay French name of a plant
Jendayi African give thanks
Jendyose Ugandan have done good to produce a child
Jenell German knowledge, understanding, kindness
Jenica Romanian God is gracious
Jenna   Fair and soft.
Jennifer Cornish/Welsh Fair and soft. Also a variation of Guinevere.
Jenny   Fair and soft.
Jeno Greek heaven, well-born
Jensine Hebrew God is gracious
Jeraldine   A noble spear-carrier.
Jerarda   A brave spear woman. The feminine form of Gerard.
Jeremia Hebrew Appointed by God. The feminine form of Jeremiah and Jeremy.
Jermain   From Germany. A boy or girl's name.
Jermayne   From Germany.
Jerrica Jerrianne, Jerrianna  
Jerusha Hebrew The married one.
Jesal Hindu  
Jess   Wealthy.
Jesse Hebrew God's gift. A boy or girl's name.
Jessica Hebrew Wealthy. Used by Shakespeare for a character in The Merchant of Venice.
Jessie   Wealthy. Also independent names, particularly in Scotland.
Jet Latin Black, the name of a material used for making jewellery. A boy or girl's name.
Jetta Latin Black, the name of a material used for making jewellery.
Jewel Old French A gemstone or the precious one.
Jewell   A gemstone or the precious one.
Jezebel   Impure.
Jezreel Hebrew Jez
Jiba Aboriginal The moon.
Jiera Lithuanian living
Jigisha Hindu  
Jihan Turkish universe
Jill   From a Roman family name. The feminine form of Julian and a derivative of Julia.
Jilli   From a Roman family name. The feminine form of Julian and a derivative of Julia.
Jillian   From a Roman family name. The feminine form of Julian and a derivative of Julia.
Jillie   From a Roman family name. The feminine form of Julian and a derivative of Julia.
Jilly   From a Roman family name. The feminine form of Julian and a derivative of Julia.
Jin Chinese/Korean Chinese: Golden. Korean: A jewel. A boy or girl's name.
Jina Swahili name
Jinx Latin a charm
Jirra Aboriginal A kangaroo. A boy or girl's name.
Joakima Hebrew the Lord will judge
Joan   God is gracious. The feminine form of John. Also see Janelle, Janet, Janice, Janine, Jean, Joan, Joanne, Shane, Sim.
Joann   God is gracious. .
Joanna   God is gracious. .
Joanne   God is gracious. The feminine form of John. Also see Janelle, Janet, Janice, Janine, Jean, Joan, Joanne, Shane, Sim.
Jobey Hebrew persecuted
Jobina Hebrew The persecuted one. The female form of job.
Jocasta Greek The shining moon. The mother of Oedipus in Greek mythology.
Jocelyn Latin The merry one.
Jocosa Latin Humorous, playful.
Jocunda Latin Cheerful, merry.
Jodi   God is gracious.
Jodie   A woman from Judea.
Joelle French from Hebrew The Lord is God. The feminine form of Joel.
Joelliane Hebrew Jehova is God
Joesa    
Johanna   God is gracious.
Jolan Hungarian violet blossom
Jolanda Italian A violet flower. Also see Violet and Iolanthe.
Jolanta Polish A violet flower. Also see Violet and Iolanthe.
Jolene English A modern combination, perhaps of Jo and Marlene. Marlene is derived from Maria (Mary) and Magdalene. Jo (Joan) - God is gracious. Mary - Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea. Magdalene - A woman from
Jolie French Pretty.
Jonesy Old English  
Joni   God is gracious. The feminine form of John. Also see Janelle, Janet, Janice, Janine, Jean, Joan, Joanne, Shane, Sim.
Jonie   God is gracious. The feminine form of John. Also see Janelle, Janet, Janice, Janine, Jean, Joan, Joanne, Shane, Sim.
Jonina Hebrew dove
Jonquil   A flower name, from the Latin word for a reed.
Joo-Eun Korean silver pearl
Jora Hebrew autumn rain
Jordan Hebrew Flowing down, as in the River Jordan. A boy or girl's name.
Jordana Hebrew Flowing down, as in the River Jordan. A boy or girl's name.
Jordane Hebrew descendant, flowing down
Joscelin   The merry one.
Josephine Hebrew God shall add. The feminine form of Joseph.
Josie   God will add.
Joslin   The merry one.
Josslyn   The merry one.
Jovita   The joyful one.
Joy Latin Joyful.
Joyanne Latin A combination of joy and Anne.
Joyce Middle English A lord. Originally a boys name.
Juana Spanish God is gracious. .
Juanita Spanish God is gracious. .
Judith Hebrew A woman from Judea. A name from the Bible. Also see Jodie.
Judy   A woman from Judea.
Juene French Young.
Juhi Hindu  
Jules   Youthful.
Julia Latin From a Roman, possibly meaning youthful.
Juliana   Soft-haired.
Julianna   From the name Julia & Anne. Julia - From a Roman, possibly meaning youthful. Anne - Grace, or favoured by God. From the Hebrew name Hannah.
Julianne   From the name Julia & Anne. Julia - From a Roman, possibly meaning youthful. Anne - Grace, or favoured by God. From the Hebrew name Hannah.
Julie French From a Roman, possibly meaning youthful.
Juliet   From a Roman name, possibly meaning youthful.
Julinka Latin youthful
Julya Russian From a Roman, possibly meaning youthful.
Jumoke Nigerian The beloved one.
Jun Chinese The truth.
June English From the month of June.
Juniper Latin From the name of die juniper plant.
Juno Latin The heavenly one. The wife of Jupiter in Roman mythology. Also a form of Una.
Justine Latin Fair, just. The feminine form of Justin.
Jutta   A woman from Judea, or die praised one. Also see Jodie.
Jutte   A woman from Judea, or die praised one. Also see Jodie.
Jyoti Sanskrit Light.
Jyotsna Hindu