13 Smart Baby Girl Names for Your Scholar in Training
You obviously want the best for your little gal. The way to set her up for success from the start? By giving her a smarty-pants name, of course. Here, 13 brilliant options to consider.
Meaning: “Ruler of the house.” Also, a really cool kid spy in a yellow coat.
Originating in Scandinavia, Mika means “intelligent raccoon.” The raccoon part is neither here nor there, but the intelligent part we’ll take.
In Arabic, Akilah means “intelligent” or “logical.” In English, “winner of spelling bees.”
A Hebrew name, meaning “nugget of wisdom.” We have a feeling she’ll grow up to be as funny as she is smart.
In Sanskrit, Veda means "wisdom" and "knowledge." It’s also the name given to the sacred books in Hinduism.
Meaning: “Wise woman.” (She’ll grow into the woman part.)
An English name that was once a shortened form of Alvina; it means "intelligent."
The Roman goddess of wisdom, Minerva’s also the name of one of our favorite Harry Potter characters (ahem, Professor McGonagall). You can call her Min for short.
Coming from Arabic, this popular name means “wise child.”
Meaning: “Clever.” Perfect for little Cass.
Meaning: “Wise.” See also: A delicious spice.
This Gaelic or Irish name was originally meant for boys and means “son of the wise ruler.” We like it for smart girls.
Coming from Greece, this beyond popular name means "wisdom." Francophiles can opt for the French version, Sophie.