Top 100 Girls Names 2000

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The top 100 baby girls names from 2000. We are delighted to bring you a collection of the Top 100 Girls Names 2000 UK. This collection of names, origin and meanings comes straight from the national archives and represents the number of baby girls born and registered within England and Wales during 2000. We will keep these blogs available so that you can compare the naming trends and so the curious amongst us can look back at where our name ranked over the years. And for the younger audience where it ranked during the year of your birth.

1CHLOEGreekBlooming, verdant. Mythology: another name for Demeter, the goddess of agriculture.9038
3MEGANGreekPearl; great.6444
4OLIVIALatinA form of Olive.5250
5SOPHIEGreekA familiar form of Sophia.5031
6CHARLOTTEFrench"Little and womanly" See Caroline. Famous Charlottes include novelists Charlotte Bronte and Charlotte Lennox.4964
7LAURENEnglishA form of Laura, meaning "crowned with laurel" Actress Lauren Bacall.4889
8JESSICAHebrewWealthy. Literature: a name perhaps invented by Shakespeare for a character in his play The Merchant of Venice.4799
9REBECCAHebrewTied, bound. Bible: the wife of Isaac.4624
10HANNAHGermanA form of Johann.4351
11BETHANYAramaicHouse of figs. Bible: the site of Lazarus's resurrection.4072
12GEORGIAGreekFarmer. Art: Georgia O'Keeffe was an American painter known especially for her paintings of flowers. Geography: a southern American state; a country of former USSR. See also Jirina, Jorja.4045
13LUCYLatinLight; bringer of light.4037
15KATIEEnglishA familiar form of Katherine. Actress Katie Holmes, from the TV series Dawson's Creek.3474
16ELLIEEnglishShort form of Eleanor, Ella, and Ellen.3243
17EMMAGermanA short form of Emily, which means "industrious" Flaubert's title heroine Emma Bovary, as well as poet Emma Lazarus are famous Emmas.2920
18COURTNEYEnglish"From the court" Among notable people with this name are actress Courtney Cox, of TV's Friends, and rocker Courtney Love.2485
18ELEANORGreekLight. History: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was a U.S. delegate to the United Nation, a writer, and the thirty-second First Lady of the United States.2485
19ABIGAILHebrewFather's joy. Bible: one of the wives of King David.2397
20SHANNONIrishSmall and wise.2350
21MOLLYIrishA familiar form of Mary, meaning "bitterness; sorrow" Famous people with this name include the legendary subject of the traditional song "Molly Malone," Molly Bloom of James Joyce's Ulysses, actress Molly Ringwald, and writer Molly Ivins.2313
22HOLLYEnglishPlant With Red Berries.2189
26ELLAEnglishElfin; beautiful fairy-woman.1881
28LAURALatinCrowned with laurel.1846
29RACHELHebrewThis name has the meaning "innocence of a lamb" The name of the wife of the biblical patriarch Jacob. Among renowned Rachels are Rachel Carson and former first lady Rachel Jackson.1775
30SARAHHebrewThis name means "princess" The name of the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac. Distinguished individuals with this name include former first lady Sarah Polk, astronomer Sarah F. Whiting, as well as actresses Sarah Bernhardt and Sarah Michelle Gellar.1733
31LEAHHebrew"Weary" One of Jacob's two wives. Among well-known individuals with this name is writer Leah Goldberg.1715
32ELIZABETHHebrewConsecrated to God. Bible: the mother of John the Baptist.1652
34JASMINEPersianJasmine flower.1550
35NATASHARussianA name that derives from the Latin name Natalie, meaning "child of Christmas" Among famous Natashas are actress Natasha Henstridge and Russian Olympic gymnastics coach Natasha Matveena.1527
36AMELIAGermanHard working.1511
38ANNAGermanA form of the Hebrew name Hannah, which means "gracious" Among renowned people with this name are great Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova; psychologist Anna Freud; actress Anna Magnani; Black Beauty author Anna Sewall; former first lady Anna Harrison; botanist Anna Atkins; chemist Anna J. Harrison; model Anna Nicole Smith; as well as poet Anna Akhmatova.1369
40PAIGEEnglishYoung child.1313
41NICOLEFrenchA form of Nicholas.1312
43GEORGINAEnglishA form of Georgia.1225
44DANIELLEHebrewGod is my judge.1211
45IMOGENEnglishInnocent, last born. The name of the heroine of Shakespeare's play Cymbehoe as a result of a printing error in the Folio edition of the play.1197
46NIAMHIrishA form of Niam.1194
48ALEXANDRAGreekA feminine form of Alexander, which means "protector of man".1114
49LYDIAGreekFrom Lydia, an ancient land in Asia.1084
50SAMANTHAHebrewTold by God; listener.1060
51ABBIEHebrewA familiar form of Abigail.1044
52LILYLatinA form of Lilly.1007
53MIAItalianMine. A familiar form of Michaela, Michelle.980
54ISOBELSpanishA form of Isabel.945
55FRANCESCAItalianA form of Frances.921
56ISABELLAItalianA form of the name Isabel, meaning "pledged to God" Among the notable people with this name are actress Isabella Rossellini and Queen Isabella of Castile, who financed Columbus's voyage to America.883
57MELISSAGreekHoney bee.863
58HARRIETFrenchRuler of the household.845
60MILLIEEnglishA familiar form of Amelia, Camille, Emily, Kamila, Melissa, Mildred, Millicent.812
61MORGANScottishSea warrior.808
61ROSIEEnglishA familiar form of Rosalind, Rosanna, and Rose. Talk show host and actress Rosie O'Donnell.808
62LOUISEGermanFamous warrior.804
63NATALIELatinBorn on Christmas day.803
64KAYLEIGHAmericanA form of Kaylee.799
65DAISYEnglish"Eye of the day," it is the name of a white and yellow flower. MTV host Daisy Fuentes.796
65ERINIrishPeace. History: another name for Ireland.796
66AIMEELatinA form of Amy.777
68GEMMALatinJewel, precious stone.762
69JODIEAmericanA familiar form of Judith.758
71JENNIFERWelshWhite wave; white phantom. A form of Guinevere.704
72ISABELSpanishConsecrated to God.691
73ELLENEnglishA form of Eleanor or Helen. Among notable people with this name are actress Ellen Corby; former first lady Ellen Arthur, wife of Chester Arthur; comedian Ellen DeGeneres, and novelist Ellen Glasgow.688
73JORDANHebrew"Descend" Supermodel Jordan follows the trend of single names among celebrities.688
74HOLLIEEnglishA form of Holly.683
75MOLLIEIrishA form of Molly.680
76MADELEINEFrenchSignifies "woman of Magdala" Famous Madeleines include Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, actress Madeleine Stowe, and author Madeleine de Souvre.647
77ALICIAEnglishA form of Alice which means "noble" or "bright" Clueless star Alicia Silverstone.640
78BETHANWelshConsecrated To God.637
79EVEHebrewLife. Bible: the first woman created by God.614
80MAISIEScottishA familiar form of Margaret.607
81CHARLIEEnglishA familiar form of Charles.604
82ISABELLEFrenchA form of Isabel.601
82YASMINPersianJasmine flower.601
83RHIANNONWelshA name that signifies "pure," a good sorceress in The Mabinogion, a Welsh legend.590
85RUBYFrenchPrecious stone.581
86KIRSTYGreekA familiar form of Kirsten.579
87ASHLEIGHEnglishA form of Ashley.573
88NAOMIHebrewSignifying "pleasant" or "beautiful" The name of the mother-in-law of Ruth from the Hebrew Scriptures. Celebrity Naomis include supermodel Naomi Campbell, who personifies beauty, while author Naomi Wolf comments upon it.551
89CERYSWelshVariant of Carys: Love.538
91SIANWelshA female form of John (Sion). Notable people with this name include Sian Lloyd, British television personality.524
92POPPYLatinPoppy flower.516
93BRITTANYEnglishFrom Britain.510
94KELSEYScandinavianShip island.500
95ROBYNEnglishFrom The Name Robin.496
96BETHHebrew"House of God" A short form of Bethany and Elizabeth. Singer Beth Orton.480
97ELOISEFrenchFrench version of the Latin name Louise, meaning "battle maiden".469
98MARIAHebrewBitter; sea of bitterness.461
99GABRIELLEFrenchA feminine form of Gabriel, meaning "heroine of God" Volleyball star Gabrielle Reece, film actress Gabrielle Anwar.460
100LAURYNEnglishA familiar form of Laura.454

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