There are many factors to consider when choosing a name for your baby girl. You want a name that is beautiful, unique, and meaningful. But you also want a name that will stand the test of time.
The thing about elegant girls’ names is they aren’t your average name, they aren’t modern or funky, they classical and timeless.
If you’re looking for elegant girl names, we’ve got 101 beautiful and inspiring options for you. From classic names like Sophia and Elizabeth to unique names like Arabella and Penelope, there’s something for everyone on this list.
These names are perfect for parents who want their daughter to stand out from the crowd. They are unique, feminine, and stylish. We hope you find the perfect name for your little girl in our list!
Elegant Girl Names on Trend
We’ve scoured the top 100 American names for girls in 2022 and picked the most elegant names topping the charts, so without further ado:
Olivia is a name of Latin origin, meaning “olive tree”. The olive tree is a symbol of fruitfulness, beauty, and dignity and this elegant name has stood the test of time! (No.1 in 2022 Charts)
Charlotte is the feminine form of the name Charles. It is of French and German origin, and means “free man” or “petite”. Personally I think the Italian version Charlotta, adds that dash more intrigue and elegance to this beautiful name. (No.3)
Sophia / Sofia
Sophia is of Greek origin, meaning “wisdom”. (No.6/No.18)
The Italian name Isabella is means “God is my oath”. (No.7)
Evelyn, means “wished for child” or “desired.” (No.9)
The name Camila is of Spanish origin, and means “young ceremonial attendant or priests helper”. (No.12)
The name Elizabeth is of Hebrew origin, and means “God is my oath”. (No.14)
Eleanor is of Greek origin, and means “sun ray, shining light”. It is a variant of the name Helen. (No.15)
Penelope is a Greek name that means “weaver” and comes from the Greek mythology Odyssey tale. (No.23)
The name Victoria is of Latin origin, and means “victory”. (No.43)
Eliana is a feminine given name of Hebrew origin, meaning “God has answered” or “God has shown favor”. (No.48)
Delilah is a Hebrew name meaning “desired” or “languishing”. (No.58)
Josephine is a feminine form of Joseph. It comes from the Hebrew name Yosef, meaning “he will add”, or “God will increase”. (No.72)
Gabriella is a feminine given name of Italian origin, meaning “God is my strength”. (No.83)
Ariana Greek name meaning most holy. (No.88)
Athena is the name of the Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare, who was born from Zeus’s head. (No.98)
Everleigh is a name of English origin, and the meaning of Everleigh is “From the boar meadow”. (No.98)
Elegant Baby Names with Three Syllables
If you’re looking for a name with classic elegance, look no further than these three syllable beauties.
Vivienne is a French origin name meaning “life”. It is derived from the Latin word vīvus, meaning “living”.
Catherine or Katherine
Catherine is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Catherine is “pure”
Rosalie is a French feminine given name, derived from the Latin word rosa, meaning “rose”.
Genevieve is a feminine given name of French origin. It is derived from the Germanic root kuni meaning “race” or “tribe woman” and wefa meaning “woman”. Genevieve is also the name of the patron saint of Paris.
Adelaide an old German origin name, derived from the Germanic elements adal meaning “noble” and heid meaning “kind” or “sort”.
Aurora is a feminine given name of Latin origin. It is derived from the Latin word aurora meaning “dawn”. Aurora is also the name of the Roman goddess of dawn.
Agatha has a Greek meaning of “good” or “honorable.” It’s a feminine form of the name Agathias, which was borne by a 5th-century saint and martyr.
Margaret is a biblical name, derived from the Latin Margarita meaning “pearl”. The name was popularized in England by the queen consort Margaret of Anjou, and it has been used in the English-speaking world since the 12th century. The Italian version Margherita is also a very classy name with the same meaning.
Madeleine is a French name meaning high tower.
Antoinette is a feminine given name and the French form of Antonia. It is derived from the Latin Antonius, a family name meaning “invaluable” or “praiseworthy.”
Beatrice is a feminine Italian name, derived from the Latin name Beatrix, which means “she who brings happiness” or “blessed”. It is also the name of a character in Dante’s Divine Comedy.
The name Louisa is the feminine form of the name Louis, which is a French form of the Germanic name Ludwig, meaning “famous warrior”.
Amalia, a German name, ultimately derives from the Germanic word amal meaning “work”.
Lorelei is a name of German origin, and it means “alluring woman”. It is derived from the German legend of the Lorelei, a beautiful woman who lured men to their deaths with her singing.
The name Melisande is one of the French names that exude elegance. Variant of the name Millicent, which is of German origin. The meaning of Melisande is “strong in work”.
Chiara is an Italian name that meaning light.
Ianthe is a name of Greek origin, and its meaning is “violet flower”.
Stephanie is a name of Greek origin, from the word “stephanos” meaning “crown”.
Georgiana is a feminine form of the name George, which is of Greek origin and means “farmer”. When thinking of Georgiana from Pride and Prejudice, Darcy’s younger sister. For more Jane Austen Inspired baby names, check out our guide.
The name Juliette is a French feminine form of the name Julius, which is of Latin origin. The meaning of the name Juliette is “youthful” or “Jove’s child”.
Lucetta is a diminutive of the name Lucia, which is derived from the Latin word “lux” meaning “light”.
Four Syllable Elegant Names
Cecilia is an elegant sounding girl name of Latin origin. It is derived from the Latin word caecus meaning “blind”. Cecilia is also the name of the patron saint of music.
Liliana is a classic name of Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, and Slavic origin. It is a diminutive form of the Latin name Lillian, meaning “lily”. It can also be spelled as Lilianna or Lilliana.
The name Evangeline is derived from the Greek word ευαγγέλιον (euangelion), meaning “good news” and can have the sweet nickname of Evie.
The name Elliana is a combination of the names Ella and Ana. It is of Hebrew, Spanish, and Italian origin, and the meaning of Elliana is “God has answered; beautiful flower”.
The name Avianna is an elegant variation of the name Ava, which is a Latinized form of the Germanic name Aube, meaning “dawn”.
Marianna is a variant of the name Marian, which has latin origins meaning for “of the sea” or “marine”.
Cordelia is a Latin name that means “heart” or “of the heart”, also the title character in the Shakespear King Lear play.
The name Cassandra is of Greek origin and means “she who entangles men”.
Alexandra is a feminine form of the masculine name Alexander, which is of Greek origin. The meaning of Alexandra is “defender of mankind”.
Henrietta is a feminine name, meaning “home ruler”. It is the feminine form of the name Henry.
The name Veronica is of Latin origin. It is the feminine form of the name Veronicus, which was derived from the Latin word vera, meaning “true”.
Hermione is a name of Greek origin, meaning “well-born” or “of noble birth”, its a gorgeous name which is perfectly elegant, and of course ever so popular due to the Harry Potter series, if you are a Harry Potter fan, see our guide to Harry Potter baby names.
Unique Elegant Girls Names
Carys is a Welsh origin name meaning “love”.
Delphine is an Ancient Greek name, meaning “of the dolphin” or “born near the sea”.
Larisa is a name of Russian origin meaning of the name is “cheerful”.
Corrina is a feminine form of the name Corin, which is derived from the Latin word ‘cor,’ meaning ‘heart.’ It can also be translated to mean ‘maiden.’
The name Matilde is a feminine name derived from the Germanic name Mahthildis, meaning “strength in battle”.
Giovanna is an Italian feminine form of the name Giovanni, which is a form of the name John. The name John is derived from the Hebrew name Yohanan meaning “God is gracious”.
Cosette is a French diminutive of the name Josephine, which is derived from the Latin name Josephus, meaning “he will add”.
Eugenie is a female name that comes from the Greek name Eugenia, which was derived from the Greek word eugenes meaning “well-born” or “noble”.
Maximiliana is from the Latin word maxima, meaning “the greatest woman”.
Meredith is a Welsh name meaning “Great Lord” or “Sea Lord”.
Florence is a name that derives from the Latin word “florens” meaning “prosperous, flourishing”. It is also the name of the city in Italy.
The name Seraphina is of Hebrew origin and it means “fiery one”.
Leonora is a name of Spanish and Italian origin. It is the feminine form of the name Leon, which means “lion”.
The name Octavia is an elegant girls name of Latin origin, and it means “the eighth”.
Odette is a French name derived from the Germanic name Ottilia, which is composed of the elements odal meaning “heritage” or “wealth” and ric meaning “ruler”.
Harriet comes from the Old French name Henriette, meaning “glory” or “renown”.
Perdita is a Latin name meaning “lost”.
Desdemona is a name of Greek origin, meaning “ill-fated”.
Pandora is a name with Greek origins. It is derived from the word “pan” meaning “all” and “dora” meaning “gift”. The name was used in Greek mythology as the first woman created by Zeus.
The name Floriana is a feminine form of the Latin name Florianus, meaning “flower”.
Portia is a name of Latin origin, meaning “offering” or “gift”. It was used as a given name by Shakespeare in ‘The Merchant of Venice’ for a female character who disguises herself as a man.
Adriana is a Latin name meaning “from Hadria” . Hadria was a town in northern Italy that was founded by the Romans in 188 BCE.
Bianca is an Italian name that means “white” or “pure”.
Cleopatra was the name of the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt. The name Cleopatra is the Greek version of the Egyptian name Cliopatra, which is derived from the Greek words ‘kleos’ meaning “glory” and ‘pater’ meaning “father”.
Cressida is a name of Greek origin, from the word “krispos” meaning “golden”.
Diana is a Latin name that can be translated to mean “heavenly” or “divine”. It is the name of the Roman goddess of the moon, hunting, and nature.
Hermia is a name of Greek origin, and it means “earth” or “of the earth”.
Lavinia is a Latin name meaning “white, pure”. It was the name of the daughter of King Latinus in Virgil’s epic poem The Aeneid.
Luciana is a feminine form of the Latin name Lucius, which means “light” or “illumination”.
Tamora is a beautifully elegant name meaning date palm. Tamora is the Queen of the Goths in the Shakespeare play Titus Andronicus. If you love Shakespeare names check out our complete guide to Shakespeare baby names.
Take Away on Elegant Names for Girls
There you have it, 101 elegant girl names to inspire you in your baby naming journey for your little girl. Whether you’re looking for a classic name or something unique, there’s sure to be a perfect fit on this list. What’s your favorite elegant girl’s name?