23 Classic Girl Names That Have Awesome Secret Meanings
There are a million and one directions you can go with naming your kid, but there’s just something about a tried-and-true name that’s stood the test of time—especially if it has a significance you never realized. From Jennifer to Lois, here are 23 baby girl names with inspiring secret meanings (thanks, Babynames.net for the info).
Meaning: Protector of humanity
Alexis for President 2060?
Meaning: The best
But don’t worry, it will never get to her head.
She’ll get along with everyone.
Meaning: One who deserves love
Of course she does.
Perhaps an early curfew for this one?
Meaning: Woman of white magic
Well, she kinda has cast a spell on you.
We know what she’s being for her first Halloween.
Start saving for college.
Meaning: Woman of glory
Obviously seeing big things for this little one.
Couldn’t be more true.
Meaning: One who can foresee
How did she know you needed hug?
Meaning: Of noble strength
Aka learning to walk at eight months.
Meaning: Little green sprout
That might be the cutest thing we’ve ever heard.
Meaning: Ruling forever
Well, student council, for now.
Meaning: Free woman
Nobody will hold her back.
Meaning: Woman of wisdom
Kids say the dardnest smartest things.
Meaning: Torch of light
A triple threat in the making.
Meaning: Intelligent and bright
Again: Save early for college.
Meaning: Sympathy, compassion
Always thinking about her siblings.
Meaning: Like a river
Do not get in the way of this one crawling toward her pacifier.
Meaning: Woman of victory
This one is off to the races.
Meaning: Graceful and noble
…and will have a gazillion platinum records before she’s 22?
That smile. (Oh God, what’s that smell?)