Top Girls Names 2014

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The top 100 baby girls names from 2014. We are delighted to bring you a collection of the Top 100 Girls Names 2014 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 2014. 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
1AMELIAGermanHard working.5327
2OLIVIALatinA form of Olive.4724
3ISLAScottishGeography: the River Isla in Scotland.4012
4EMILYLatinFlatterer.3991
5POPPYLatinPoppy flower.3273
6AVAGreekA form of Eva.3171
7ISABELLAItalianA 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.3022
8JESSICAHebrewWealthy. Literature: a name perhaps invented by Shakespeare for a character in his play The Merchant of Venice.2995
9LILYLatinA form of Lilly.2965
10SOPHIEGreekA familiar form of Sophia.2905
11GRACELatinGraceful.2785
12SOPHIAGreekWise.2752
13MIAItalianMine. A familiar form of Michaela, Michelle.2727
14EVIEHungarianA form of Eve.2664
15RUBYFrenchPrecious stone.2595
16ELLAEnglishElfin; beautiful fairy-woman.2465
17SCARLETTEnglishBright red. Literature: Scarlett O'Hara is the heroine of Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone with the Wind".2359
18ISABELLEFrenchA form of Isabel.2241
19CHLOEGreekBlooming, verdant. Mythology: another name for Demeter, the goddess of agriculture.2215
20SIENNAAmericanA form of Ciana.2174
21FREYAScandinavianNoblewoman.2164
22PHOEBEGreekShining.2099
23CHARLOTTEFrench"Little and womanly" See Caroline. Famous Charlottes include novelists Charlotte Bronte and Charlotte Lennox.2018
24DAISYEnglish"Eye of the day," it is the name of a white and yellow flower. MTV host Daisy Fuentes.1957
25ALICEGreekThuthful.1783
26FLORENCELatinBlooming; flowery; prosperous. History: Florence Nightingale, a British nurse, is considered the founder of modern nursing.1781
27EVAGreekA short form of Evangelina.1725
28SOFIAGreekA form of Sophia.1692
29MILLIEEnglishA familiar form of Amelia, Camille, Emily, Kamila, Melissa, Mildred, Millicent.1685
30LUCYLatinLight; bringer of light.1664
31EVELYNEnglish"Hazelnut" President John F. Kennedy's personal secretary and confidante was Evelyn Lincoln.1506
32ELSIEGermanA familiar form of Elsa, Helsa.1497
33ROSIEEnglishA familiar form of Rosalind, Rosanna, and Rose. Talk show host and actress Rosie O'Donnell.1475
34IMOGENEnglishInnocent, 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.1463
35LOLASpanishA familiar form of Carlotta, Dolores, Louise.1441
36MATILDAGermanPowerful battler.1440
37ELIZABETHHebrewConsecrated to God. Bible: the mother of John the Baptist.1398
38LAYLAHebrewA form of Leila.1391
39HOLLYEnglishPlant With Red Berries.1362
40LILLYLatinA familiar form of Lilith.1352
41MOLLYIrishA 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.1349
42ERINIrishPeace. History: another name for Ireland.1343
43ELLIEEnglishShort form of Eleanor, Ella, and Ellen.1308
44MAISIEScottishA familiar form of Margaret.1221
45MAYAHindiGod's creative power.1200
46ABIGAILHebrewFather's joy. Bible: one of the wives of King David.1181
47ELIZAHebrewA short form of Elizabeth.1165
48GEORGIAGreekFarmer. 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.1163
49JASMINEPersianJasmine flower.1155
50ESMEFrenchA familiar form of Esmeralda.1151
51WILLOWEnglishAs in "willow tree" Among notable people with this name, fashion model Willow Bay.1142
52BELLALatinBeautiful.1141
53ANNABELLEEnglishA form of Annabel.1108
54IVYEnglishSignifting the climbing plant.1103
55AMBERFrenchAmber.1089
56EMILIAItalianA form of Amelia, Emily.1082
57EMMAGermanA short form of Emily, which means "industrious" Flaubert's title heroine Emma Bovary, as well as poet Emma Lazarus are famous Emmas.1071
58SUMMEREnglishSummertime.1067
59HANNAHGermanA form of Johann.1061
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.1049
61HARRIETFrenchRuler of the household.1016
62ROSELatinRose.990
63AMELIEFrenchA form of Amelia.988
64LEXIGreekA familiar form of Alexandra.972
65MEGANGreekPearl; great.879
66GRACIEEnglishA familiar form of Grace.871
67ZARAHebrewA form of Sarah, Zora.838
68LACEYLatinCheerful.829
69MARTHAAramaicLady; sorrowful. Bible: a friend of Jesus.807
70ANNAGermanA 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.804
71VIOLETFrenchBotany: a plant with pirplish blue flowers.754
72DARCEYFrenchDark.727
73MARIAHebrewBitter; sea of bitterness.707
74MARYAMHebrewA form of Miriam.705
75BROOKEEnglishLiterally signifies "brook" or "stream" A feminine form of Brook. Actress Brooke Shields.703
76AISHASwahiliLife.702
77KATIEEnglishA familiar form of Katherine. Actress Katie Holmes, from the TV series Dawson's Creek.701
78LEAHHebrew"Weary" One of Jacob's two wives. Among well-known individuals with this name is writer Leah Goldberg.683
79THEAGreekGoddess.678
80DARCIEIrishA form of Darcy.677
81HOLLIEEnglishA form of Holly.673
82AMYLatinBeloved.668
83MOLLIEIrishA form of Molly.663
84HEIDIGermanA short form of Adelaide, which means "noble" or "serene" Heidi is the title character the popular children's story by Johanna Spyri.662
84LOTTIEGermanA familiar form of Charlotte.662
85BETHANYAramaicHouse of figs. Bible: the site of Lazarus's resurrection.648
86FRANCESCAItalianA form of Frances.646
87FAITHEnglish"Loyalty" Novelist Faith Baldwin singer Faith Hill.642
88HARPEREnglishHarp player.623
89NANCYEnglishA form of Ann, meaning "gracious" Among notable people with this name is former first lady Nancy Reagan.615
90BEATRICELatinBlesses; happy; bringer of joy.610
91ISABELSpanishConsecrated to God.608
92DARCYIrish"Dark".606
93LYDIAGreekFrom Lydia, an ancient land in Asia.602
94SARAHHebrewThis 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.601
95SARAHebrewA form of Sarah.596
96JULIALatinYouthful.593
97VICTORIALatinVictorious.584
98ZOEGreekLife.580
99ROBYNEnglishFrom The Name Robin.577
100PENELOPEGreekWeaver. Mythology: the clever and loyal wife of Odysseus, a Greek hero.575

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