Top 100 Girls Names 2010

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The top 100 baby girls names from 2010. We are delighted to bring you a collection of the Top 100 Girls Names 2010 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 2010. 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.

RankNameOriginMeaningBirths
1OLIVIALatinA form of Olive.5279
2SOPHIEGreekA familiar form of Sophia.4469
3EMILYLatinFlatterer.4310
4LILYLatinA form of Lilly.4257
5AMELIAGermanHard working.4227
6JESSICAHebrewWealthy. Literature: a name perhaps invented by Shakespeare for a character in his play The Merchant of Venice.4102
7RUBYFrenchPrecious stone.3961
8CHLOEGreekBlooming, verdant. Mythology: another name for Demeter, the goddess of agriculture.3883
9GRACELatinGraceful.3722
10EVIEHungarianA form of Eve.3469
11AVAGreekA form of Eva.3438
12ISABELLAItalianA 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.3395
13MIAItalianMine. A familiar form of Michaela, Michelle.3009
14MAISIEScottishA familiar form of Margaret.2930
15DAISYEnglish"Eye of the day," it is the name of a white and yellow flower. MTV host Daisy Fuentes.2797
16POPPYLatinPoppy flower.2706
17ISABELLEFrenchA form of Isabel.2689
18ELLAEnglishElfin; beautiful fairy-woman.2601
19FREYAScandinavianNoblewoman.2574
20CHARLOTTEFrench"Little and womanly" See Caroline. Famous Charlottes include novelists Charlotte Bronte and Charlotte Lennox.2572
21LUCYLatinLight; bringer of light.2544
22ISLAScottishGeography: the River Isla in Scotland.2384
23MEGANGreekPearl; great.2223
24SCARLETTEnglishBright red. Literature: Scarlett O'Hara is the heroine of Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone with the Wind".2133
25HOLLYEnglishPlant With Red Berries.2055
26IMOGENEnglishInnocent, 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.2045
27SOPHIAGreekWise.2031
28PHOEBEGreekShining.2027
29ELLIEEnglishShort form of Eleanor, Ella, and Ellen.2026
30SUMMEREnglishSummertime.1852
31HANNAHGermanA form of Johann.1749
32MILLIEEnglishA familiar form of Amelia, Camille, Emily, Kamila, Melissa, Mildred, Millicent.1733
33LOLASpanishA familiar form of Carlotta, Dolores, Louise.1654
34ABIGAILHebrewFather's joy. Bible: one of the wives of King David.1632
35ERINIrishPeace. History: another name for Ireland.1621
36LACEYLatinCheerful.1571
37EVAGreekA short form of Evangelina.1545
38AMYLatinBeloved.1540
39LILLYLatinA familiar form of Lilith.1512
40KATIEEnglishA familiar form of Katherine. Actress Katie Holmes, from the TV series Dawson's Creek.1487
41JASMINEPersianJasmine flower.1466
42MOLLYIrishA 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.1454
43ALICEGreekThuthful.1441
44LAYLAHebrewA form of Leila.1419
45BROOKEEnglishLiterally signifies "brook" or "stream" A feminine form of Brook. Actress Brooke Shields.1410
46LEXIGreekA familiar form of Alexandra.1408
47SIENNAAmericanA form of Ciana.1386
48EMMAGermanA short form of Emily, which means "industrious" Flaubert's title heroine Emma Bovary, as well as poet Emma Lazarus are famous Emmas.1373
49ELIZABETHHebrewConsecrated to God. Bible: the mother of John the Baptist.1356
50LEAHHebrew"Weary" One of Jacob's two wives. Among well-known individuals with this name is writer Leah Goldberg.1299
51GRACIEEnglishA familiar form of Grace.1293
52AMBERFrenchAmber.1290
53MATILDAGermanPowerful battler.1273
54FLORENCELatinBlooming; flowery; prosperous. History: Florence Nightingale, a British nurse, is considered the founder of modern nursing.1177
55AMELIEFrenchA form of Amelia.1071
56GEORGIAGreekFarmer. 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.1063
57MAYAHindiGod's creative power.1061
58ISABELSpanishConsecrated to God.1057
59BETHANYAramaicHouse of figs. Bible: the site of Lazarus's resurrection.1010
59ROSIEEnglishA familiar form of Rosalind, Rosanna, and Rose. Talk show host and actress Rosie O'Donnell.1010
60ELEANORGreekLight. 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.995
61SOFIAGreekA form of Sophia.992
62ANNAGermanA 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.956
62PAIGEEnglishYoung child.956
63FAITHEnglish"Loyalty" Novelist Faith Baldwin singer Faith Hill.947
64CAITLINIrishPure.928
65MADISONEnglishSon of Maude; good son.926
66LEXIEGreekA familiar form of Alexandra.895
67HOLLIEEnglishA form of Holly.869
68LAURENEnglishA form of Laura, meaning "crowned with laurel" Actress Lauren Bacall.861
69EMILIAItalianA form of Amelia, Emily.856
70KEIRAIrishA form of Keara.832
71SKYEArabicWater giver.828
72ESMEFrenchA familiar form of Esmeralda.823
73ISOBELSpanishA form of Isabel.817
74ZARAHebrewA form of Sarah, Zora.815
75JULIALatinYouthful.796
76NIAMHIrishA form of Niam.777
77TIAGreekPrincess.755
78AIMEELatinA form of Amy.742
79MADDISONAmericanA form of Madison.734
80REBECCAHebrewTied, bound. Bible: the wife of Isaac.725
81SARAHHebrewThis 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.722
82ZOEGreekLife.721
83MARTHAAramaicLady; sorrowful. Bible: a friend of Jesus.714
84HARRIETFrenchRuler of the household.702
85EVELYNEnglish"Hazelnut" President John F. Kennedy's personal secretary and confidante was Evelyn Lincoln.701
86TILLYEnglishFrom Tilden Or Matilda.677
87ANNABELLEEnglishA form of Annabel.659
88ROSELatinRose.651
89MARIAHebrewBitter; sea of bitterness.644
90NICOLEFrenchA form of Nicholas.642
91ELIZAHebrewA short form of Elizabeth.633
91HEIDIGermanA short form of Adelaide, which means "noble" or "serene" Heidi is the title character the popular children's story by Johanna Spyri.633
92LAILAArabicA form of Leila.616
93AISHASwahiliLife.614
94ALEXANDRAGreekA feminine form of Alexander, which means "protector of man".612
95LIBBYHebrewA familiar form of Elizabeth.599
96MARYAMHebrewA form of Miriam.587
97MAISY  584
98ALICIAEnglishA form of Alice which means "noble" or "bright" Clueless star Alicia Silverstone.583
99FRANCESCAItalianA form of Frances.580
100SARAHebrewA form of Sarah.576

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