Girl's Names N-Q

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Girls Names

Origin

Meaning

Nabelung African beautiful one
Nabila Arabic Noble.
Nada Arabic The generous one.
Nadda Aboriginal A camp.
Nadezda Czech one with hope
Nadia Slavonic Hope.
Nadie   Hope.
Nadine   Hope.
Nadira Arabic Precious.
Nadya   The generous one.
Nafeeza Arabic precious thing
Nagihan Turkish  
Nahoko Japanese child of Naho
Naia Greek flowing
Naida Greek A water nymph.
Nailah African succeeding
Naimah Arabic living a soft, enjoyable life
Naina Hindu eyes
Nairne Scottish Gaelic From the river.
Nalani Hawaiian The calm of the skies.
Nalini Sanskrit lovely
Nama Aboriginal A Tea-Tree.
Namazzi Ugandan water
Nami Japanese A wave.
Namiko Japanese child of Nami
Namrata Hindu  
Nan   Grace, or favoured by God. From the name Anne, Nancy and Nanette.
Nanako Japanese child of Nana
Nancy   Grace, or favoured by God. Originally a nickname from Anne, but also an independent name.
Nandini Hindu  
Nandita Hindu  
Nanette French Grace, or favoured by God. Originally a nickname from Anne, but also an independent name.
Nani Polynesian Beautiful.
Nanine   Grace, or favoured by God. From the Hebrew name Hannah, meaning. Also see Annabel, Annamaria, Anneliese, Hannah, Nancy.
Nanna Hebrew graceful one
Nanon French Grace, or favoured by God. From the name Anne.
Nantale Ugandan clan totem is a lion
Naoko Japanese child of Nao
Naomi Hebrew Pleasant. A biblical name, and the feminine form of Noam.
Napea Latin A girl of the valley.
Nara Old English/Japanese/Aboriginal Old English: The nearest and dearest one. Japanese: An Oak tree. Aboriginal: A companion.
Narcissa Greek self-love
Narda Latin A fragrant ointment or perfume.
Narella Greek bright one
Narelle Australian Probably derived from Nara and Elle. Nara - Old English: The nearest and dearest one. Japanese: An Oak tree. Aboriginal: A companion. Elle - She, a woman.
Naretha Aboriginal A saltbush.
Narkeasha African pretty
Narmada Hindu name of a river
Nasha African Born during rainy season.
Nashwa Egyptian wonderful feeling
Nasiche Ugandan born during locust season
Nasrin Persian A wild rose.
Nastasia Russian from Greek She who will rise again.
Natala   Born at Christmas. From the name Natalie, but also used as an independent name.
Natalia   Born at Christmas. From the name Natalie, but also used as an independent name.
Natalie Latin Born at Christmas.
Natalya Russian Born at Christmas.
Natane Native American Female child.
Nataniella Hebrew gift of God
Natasha Russian Born at Christmas. From the name Natalie, but also used as an independent name.
Nathalie French Born at Christmas. From the name Natalie, but also used as an independent name.
Nathania Hebrew The gift of God. Feminine form of Nathan.
Natividad Spanish The nativity.
Natsuko Japanese child of Natsu
Navdeep Hindu Navdip
Naveena strong-willed supporter Navina
Nawal Arabic A gift.
Nayoko Japanese child of Nayo
Naysa Hebrew miracle of God
Nazaret Spanish Of Nazareth.
Nazirah Arabic equal, like
Nea   New, the newcomer.
Neala Irish Gaelic The champion. Feminine form of Neal or Neil.
Neci Latin intense, fiery
Neda Slavonic Born on Sunday.
Nediva Hebrew noble and generous
Neeharika Hindu  
Neelam Hindu sapphire
Neelja Hindu  
Neena Hindu  
Neerja Hindu lotus flower
Neeta Hindu  
Neha Hindu rain
Neka Native American A wild goose.
Nelda Old English Of the Elder tree.
Nelia   The champion. .
Nell Old French The light of the sun. From Eleanor and a form of Helen.
Nelleke Dutch a horn
Nellie   From Helen.
Nellwyn Old English A bright companion.
Neola Greek The young one.
Neoma Greek The new moon.
Nerhim Turkish  
Neria Hebrew lamp of God, angel
Nerida Aboriginal A flower.
Nerin Greek a nereid, one from the sea
Nerina Greek A sea nymph.
Nerissa Greek A sea nymph.
Neroli   After an Italian princess.
Nerys Welsh A lady.
Nessa   Pure, chaste. From the name Agnes and Vanessa.
Nessan   Stoat.
Nesta Welsh Pure, chaste. Form of Agnes.
Netanya   God's gift.
Netta Latin Beyond price, praiseworthy. From the name Antonia, Henrietta and many names ending with `ette'.
Nettie Latin Beyond price, praiseworthy. From the name Antonia, Henrietta and many names ending with `ette'.
Netty Latin Beyond price, praiseworthy. From the name Antonia, Henrietta and many names ending with `ette'.
Neva Spanish covered with snow
Nevada Spanish Snow, or as white as snow. Also the name of an American state. A boy or girl's name.
Newlyn Celtic The dweller at the new pool. A boy or girl's name.
Neysa Greek pure
Ngaio Maori The name of a native New Zealand tree.
Ngaire Maori Flaxen.
Nhu Vietnamese everything according to one's wishes
Nia Swahili purpose
Niamh Irish Gaelic Beautiful, bright. The daughter of a sea god in Irish mythology.
Nichelle   Victorious maiden.
Nicia Greek victorious army
Nicki   The people's victory. From the name Nicole.
Nickita Hindu  
Nicola Latin The people's victory. The feminine form of Nicholas.
Nicole   Victory of the people.
Nicolette French The people's victory. From the name Nicole.
Nidra Hindu a form of the Devi
Niju Hindu Pansophist
Nika Russian born on Sunday
Nike Greek victory
Nikita Russian/Greek Unconquered people. A boy or girl's name.
Nikki   The people's victory. From the name Nicole.
Niley Aboriginal A shell.
Nilg?n Turkish  
Nilima Hindu  
Nilini Hindu perpetuator of the Kuru race
Nima Tibetan/Sherpa Sun. A boy or girl's name.
Nimah Arabic blessing, loan
Nimisha Hindu  
Nimmi Hindu  
Nimue    
Nina Spanish A girl. Also see Anne and Antonia.
Ninon French Grace, or favoured by God. From the name Anne.
Niobe Greek fern
Nira Modern Hebrew Of the loom.
Niradhara Hindu  
Niral Hindu  
Nirguna Hindu  
Nirvana Hindu deep silence, ultimate bliss
Nirvelli Tudas Indian water child
Nisha Hindu night
Nishtha Hindu  
Nisi Hebrew emblem
Nissa Scandinavian A friendly elf.
Nita Native American A bean grower. Feminine form of Fabian.
Nitara Hindu deeply rooted
Niti Hindu  
Nitika Native American angel of precious stone
Nitu Hindu  
Nitya Hindu goddess Parvati
Nitzana Hebrew blossom
Nivedita Hindu  
Niverta Hindu  
Nixie German A water sprite.
Niyati Hindu fate
Nizana Hebrew A flower bud.
Noelani Hawaiian A beautiful girl from heaven.
Noella French christmas
Noelle Old French Christmas, or born at Christmas. The feminine form of Noel.
Nola Irish Gaelic The champion, or the fair-shouldered one. Also see Nuala.
Noleen   The people's victory. The feminine form of Nicholas.
Nolene   The people's victory. The feminine form of Nicholas.
Noleta Latin Unwilling.
Nona Latin The ninth, as in the ninth child.
Noni   From the name Nona and Nora. Nona - The ninth, as in the ninth child. Nora - The light of the sun.
Nonie   From the name Nona and Nora. Nona - The ninth, as in the ninth child. Nora - The light of the sun.
Noor Arabic Light.
Noora Aboriginal A camp.
Nora   The light of the sun.
Norah   The light of the sun.
Norberta Old German blond hero
Nordica Teutonic From the north.
Noreen   The light of the sun.
Nori Japanese A doctrine.
Noriko Japanese doctrine child
Norma Latin A rule or standard. The perfect girl or woman. Also a Scottish feminine form of Norman.
Norna Old Norse The goddess of fate.
Nova Greek New, the newcomer.
Novyanna lovely Novy, Novie
Noya Arabic beautiful, ornamented
Nozomi Japanese hope
Nu Burmese Tender.
Nuala Irish Gaelic The fair-shouldered one. Also see Nola.
Nuray Turkish white moon
Nurhan Turkish  
Nydia Latin A refuge or nest.
Nyoko Japanese A gem or treasure.
Nyree   Flaxen.
Nyssa Greek The beginning.
Nyx Latin White-haired.

O

Oanez Breton  
Oba Nigerian An ancient river goddess.
Obelia Greek A pillar or needle.
Octavia Latin The eighth.
Oda Teutonic Rich.
Odea walker by the road Odee
Odelia Hebrew I will praise God.
Odera Hebrew plough
Odessa Greek Along journey.
Odetta   Melody.
Odette French A home-lover.
Odile French Riches, prosperity. From a medieval German name, and a feminine version of Otto.
Ofelia Spanish To help, a helper.
Ofilia   To help, a helper.
Ofra Hebrew A fawn, or a lively maiden.
Ofrah Hebrew A fawn, or a lively maiden.
Ohanna Armenian God?s gracious gift
Okalani Hawaiian From Heaven.
Okelani Hawaiian from heaven
Oksana Russian glory be to God
Ola Scandinavian A descendant. The feminine form of Olaf.
Olalla Spanish The well-spoken one.
Olathe Native American Beautiful.
Olayinka Yoruban honors surround me
Olba Aboriginal Red ochre.
Olcay Turkish  
Oleander Greek An evergreen tree.
Olena Ukrainian The light of the sun. Also see Eileen, Elaine, Eleanor and Ellen.
Olesia Polish helper and defender of mankind
Olethea Latin Truth.
Olga Russian The holy one. The name of a 10th-century saint and the feminine form of Oleg.
Oliana Hawaiian oleander
Olien Russian The dear one.
Olinda Latin Fragrant.
Olive   An Olive tree or branch. A symbol of peace. Feminine version of Oliver.
Olivia Latin An Olive tree or branch. A symbol of peace. Feminine version of Oliver.
Olono Aboriginal A hill.
Olva   The holy one.
Olwen Welsh White or fair footprints. The name of a character in Welsh legend.
Olya   The holy one.
Olympia Latin The heavenly one. From the home of the Gods.
Oma Arabic Long-lived. The feminine form of Omar.
Omaka Maori The place where the stream flows.
Omega Greek The last.
Ona Lithuanian Grace, or favoured by God. Form of Anne. Also see Una.
Onawa Native American One who is wide-awake.
Ondine Latin A water sprite.
Onenn Breton  
Onida Native American The expected or awaited one.
Onora Irish Gaelic Version of Honour.
Onur Turkish  
Onyx Greek A semi-precious stone.
Oola Aboriginal A red lizard.
Oona Irish Also see Juno.
Oonagh Irish Also see Juno.
Opal Sanskrit A jewel, or precious stone.
Opaline French A jewel, or precious stone.
Ophelia Greek To help, a helper. A character in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Ophira Greek gold
Ophrah Hebrew A fawn, or a lively maiden.
Ora Latin/Polynesian Latin: Light, golden. Polynesian: Life. A boy or girl's name.
Oralee   Golden.
Oralia   Golden.
Oralie   Golden.
Orana Aboriginal The moon.
Orane French rising
Orchid Latin A flower name.
Ordelia Teutonic The spear of the elf.
Orea Greek The maid of the mountains.
Orelia   Golden.
Orenda Iroquois Indian magic power
Oriana Latin To rise. An Italian name.
Orianna Latin golden, dawning
Oriel   Golden.
Orinda Teutonic fire serpent
Oriole Latin A golden bird.
Orissa   A state in eastern India.
Orla Irish Gaelic Golden. Form of Aurelia.
Orlan Old English From the pointed land. A boy or girl's name.
Orlanda Latin bright sun
Orlantha Old German from the land
Orna Hebrew/Irish Gaelic Hebrew: Light. Irish Gaelic: Pale.
Ornella Italian A flowering Ash tree.
Orpah Hebrew A fawn, or a lively maiden.
Orsa   A female bear.
Orseline   A female bear.
Orsola   A female bear.
Ortense Italian The garden lover.
Ortensia Italian The garden lover.
Orvokki   Finnish form of Violet.
Ottavia Italian The eighth.
Ottilie   Riches, prosperity. From a medieval German name, and a feminine version of Otto.
Ottoline   Riches, prosperity. From a medieval German name, and a feminine version of Otto.
Ourania   Heavenly.
Owena Welsh Well-born. The feminine form of Owen.
Ozora Hebrew The strength of the Lord.

P

Pacifica Latin Calm. Also after the Pacific Ocean.
Padma Sanskrit A lotus.
Padmini Hindu  
Paige Old English/French A young child. French: A young attendant or page. A boy or girl's name.
Pakuna Miwok Indian deer jumping down hill
Palila Hawaiian A bird.
Pallas Greek Knowledge and wisdom.
Pallavi Hindu  
Palma Latin A Palm tree. Also the name of a town in Majorca.
Paloma Spanish from Latin A dove.
Palomi Hindu  
Pamee Hindu Pammy, Pammie
Pamela English A name invented by the 16th-century poet Sir Philip Sidney, possibly based on the Greek word for sweetness or honey.
Pamelia   From the name Pamela. A name invented by the 16th-century poet Sir Philip Sidney, possibly based on the Greek word for sweetness or honey.
Pandora Greek All-gifted, talented. A figure from Greek mythology.
Pangari Aboriginal A shadow, or of the soul.
Pania Maori A mythological sea-maiden.
Pankhudi Hindu  
Pankita Hindu  
Panna Hungarian Grace, or favoured by God. Form of Anne.
Pansy Old French Thoughts. Also the name of a flower.
Panthea Greek All of the gods.
Pantxike Latin free
Panya Latin, Swahili crowned with laurel; mouse, small child
Panyin Ghanese older of twins
Paola Italian Small. Feminine form of Paul.
Paolina   Small. Feminine form of Paul.
Papillon French butterfly
Parisa Persian angelic face
Parnella Old French A little rock. Also see Peta and Petronel.
Parnika Hindu auspicious Apsara
Parnita Hindu auspicious Apsara
Parthenia Greek Maidenly, virginal.
Parthivi Hindu the Goddess Sita
Parul Hindu  
Parvani Hindu full moon
Parvati Sanskrit The daughter of the mountain.
Parveen Hindu star
Pasang Tibetan/Sherpa Born on a Friday. A boy or girl's name.
Pascale French from Latin Easter.
Patia Spanish leaf
Patience English One of the seven virtues.
Patricia Latin Noble, wellborn. The feminine form of Patrick.
Patsy   Noble, wellborn. From the name Patricia.
Patty   Noble, wellborn. From the name Patricia.
Paula Latin Small. Feminine form of Paul.
Paulette French Small. Feminine form of Paul.
Paulina Spanish Small. Feminine form of Paul.
Pauline French Small. Feminine form of Paul.
Paulomi Hindu  
Pauravi Hindu  
Pavi Hindu  
Payal Hindu anklet
Payge Old English A young child.
Paz Spanish from Latin Peace.
Pazia Hebrew golden
Peace Latin peace
Pearl Old French A little sphere. Also a precious gem.
Pearlie   A little sphere.
Pearly   A little sphere.
Pebbles English a stone
Peg   A pearl. From the name Margaret; also used as independent names.
Pegeen Greek a pearl
Peggie   A pearl. From the name Margaret; also used as independent names.
Peggy   A pearl. From the name Margaret; also used as independent names.
Pelagia Greek From the sea.
Pema Tibetan/Sherpa A lotus.
Penda Swahili love
Penelope Greek The weaver. A character from Greek mythology.
Pengana Aboriginal A hawk.
Peni Hawaiian weaver
Penina Hebrew jewel, coral
Penney   The weaver.
Pennie   The weaver.
Penny   The weaver.
Penthea Greek The fifth.
Peony Latin Healing. A flower name.
Pepa Spanish God shall add. .
Pepita Spanish God shall add. .
Pepper English from the pepper plant
Perdita Latin The lost one. A name invented by Shakespeare for a character in The Winter's Tale.
Peridot Arabic A green gemstone.
Perla Italian/Spanish A little sphere.
Perle   A little sphere.
Perlina   A little sphere.
Perouze Armenian Turquoise.
Perri English wanderer
Perry Old English/French The dweller by the pear tree. Also from the name Peregrine. A boy or girl's name.
Persephone Greek The name of the goddess of the underworld.
Persia   From the name of the country.
Persis Latin A woman from Persia.
Peta Aboriginal/Greek Aboriginal: A tree. Greek: A rock or stone. A modern feminine form of Peter. Also see Parnella and Petronel.
Petara Latin Tara
Petra   A rock.
Petronel Latin From the name of an early saint, and related to the boy's name Peter. Also see Parnella and Peta.
Petula English A modern name possibly derived from the Latin word for 'to ask' or `to seek'.
Petunia   A flower name.
Phaedra Greek The bright one. The wife of Theseus in Greek mythology.
Phebe Italian Radiant, bright. The name of a Greek deity.
Phedra Greek shining one
Phelia   To help, a helper.
Phila   Love.
Philadelphia Greek Brotherly love. The name of a city in the USA.
Philana Greek A friend of mankind.
Philantha Greek A lover of flowers.
Philberta Old English Very brilliant.
Philena   Lover of mankind.
Philida   A green bough or branch.
Philippa Greek A lover of horses. The feminine form of Philip.
Phillida   A green bough or branch.
Philomela Greek A lover of song.
Philomena Greek A lover of the moon.
Phoebe Greek Radiant, bright. The name of a Greek deity.
Phoena Greek mystical bird, purple
Phoenix Greek The legendary bird that rose again from its own ashes. A boy or girl's name.
Phoolan Hindu flower
Photini   Light.
Phrynia   From Shakespeare's play Timon of Athens.
Phuong Vietnamese destiny
Phutika Hindu  
Phylicia   Happiness.
Phyliss Greek A green bough or branch.
Phyllida   A green bough or branch.
Phyllis Greek A green bough or branch.
Pia Latin Pious, devout. An Italian and Spanish name.
Pier Aboriginal/Greek Aboriginal: A tree. Greek: A rock or stone. A modern feminine form of Peter. Also see Parnella and Petronel.
Pierah Aboriginal The moon.
Pierette Greek Greek: A rock or stone. A modern feminine form of Peter. Also see Parnella and Petronel.
Pierina Greek Greek: A rock or stone. A modern feminine form of Peter. Also see Parnella and Petronel.
Pierrette   A stone or rock. From the name Pierre.
Pilar Aboriginal/Spanish Aboriginal: A spear. Spanish: supportive, a pillar.
Piltti   An unusual Finnish name.
Piper English A pipe player.
Pippa   A lover of horses. The feminine form of Philip.
Pivari Hindu a wife of Sukha
Pixie Celtic/English A fairy or sprite.
Piyali Hindu tree
Placida Latin Peaceful, serene. Feminine form of Placido.
Platona Greek Wise, broad-shouldered.
Polly   Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Pollyanna   A combination of Polly and Anna.
Poloma Choctaw Indian bow
Polona Slowenian  
Pomona Latin Fertile, fruitful.
Pooja Hindu prayer
Poonam Hindu  
Poppy Old English A flower name.
Portia Latin An offering. The name of the heroine in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice.
Posy English A bunch of flowers. Also a nickname for Josephine.
Prabha Hindu lustrous
Prabhati Hindu morning
Prachi Hindu  
Pradeepta Hindu glowing
Pragati Hindu progress
Pragya Hindu wisdom
Prama Hindu knowing truth
Pramada Hindu woman
Pranati Hindu prayer
Prapti Hindu gain
Prasert Thai  
Prashanti Hindu peace
Pratiksha Hindu  
Pratima Hindu image
Preeti Hindu love
Preita Finnish most loving one
Prema Sanskrit Love, affection.
Premila Hindu  
Prerana Hindu  
Preyasi Hindu beloved
Prima Latin The firstborn.
Primavera Spanish Springtime, a child of the spring.
Primrose Latin The first rose. A flower name.
Primula   A flower name. See Primrose.
Prioska Hungarian The blushing one.
Priscilla Latin From a Roman family name.
Prisha Hindu  
Prita    
Priti Hindu satisfaction, renowned wife of Pulastya/Sukha
Pritika Hindu beloved
Priya Sanskrit Beloved.
Priyanka Hindu  
Prospera Latin Favourable.
Prudence Latin Provident, showing careful foresight.
Prue   Provident, showing careful foresight.
Prunella Latin A little plum.
Psyche Greek Of the soul or mind.
Ptolema Greek  
Pulkita Hindu  
Pundari Hindu  
Punita Hindu  
Purnima Sanskrit The night of the full moon.
Purva Hindu  
Purvaja Hindu elder sister
Purvi Hindu  
Pusti Hindu nourishment, a form of the Devi, wife of Ganapati
Pyrena Greek The fiery one.
Pythia Greek A prophet.

Q

Qadira Arabic Powerful.
Qamra Arabic moon
Queena Old English A woman.
Queenie   Queen or female companion.
Quella English To pacify.
Quenby Scandinavian Womanly.
Quentin Latin The fifth, as in the fifth-born child. A boy or girl's name.
Querida Spanish The beloved one.
Questa French The searcher.
Quincy Latin/French The fifth, as in fifth child. A boy or girl's name.
Quinn Irish Gaelic Wise and intelligent. A boy or girl's name.
Quinta Latin The fifth, as in fifth child. Also see Quentin.
Quintessa Latin essence
Quintina Latin fifth
Quirita Latin A citizen.
Quiterie French tranquil
Quoba Latin A citizen.
Quorra Italian heart