Top 100 Girls Names 2016

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The top 100 baby girls names from 2016. We are delighted to bring you a collection of the Top 100 Girls Names 2016 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 2016. 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.

1AMELIAGermanHard working.5158
2OLIVIALatinA form of Olive.4853
4ISLAScottishGeography: the River Isla in Scotland.3474
5AVAGreekA form of Eva.3414
6ELLAEnglishElfin; beautiful fairy-woman.3028
7JESSICAHebrewWealthy. Literature: a name perhaps invented by Shakespeare for a character in his play The Merchant of Venice.2937
8ISABELLAItalianA 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.2876
9MIAItalianMine. A familiar form of Michaela, Michelle.2842
10POPPYLatinPoppy flower.2816
11SOPHIEGreekA familiar form of Sophia.2779
13LILYLatinA form of Lilly.2711
15EVIEHungarianA form of Eve.2529
16SCARLETTEnglishBright red. Literature: Scarlett O'Hara is the heroine of Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone with the Wind".2285
17RUBYFrenchPrecious stone.2215
18CHLOEGreekBlooming, verdant. Mythology: another name for Demeter, the goddess of agriculture.2158
19ISABELLEFrenchA form of Isabel.2119
20DAISYEnglish"Eye of the day," it is the name of a white and yellow flower. MTV host Daisy Fuentes.2113
23FLORENCELatinBlooming; flowery; prosperous. History: Florence Nightingale, a British nurse, is considered the founder of modern nursing.2053
25CHARLOTTEFrench"Little and womanly" See Caroline. Famous Charlottes include novelists Charlotte Bronte and Charlotte Lennox.1951
26SIENNAAmericanA form of Ciana.1941
27MATILDAGermanPowerful battler.1774
28EVELYNEnglish"Hazelnut" President John F. Kennedy's personal secretary and confidante was Evelyn Lincoln.1770
29EVAGreekA short form of Evangelina.1753
30MILLIEEnglishA familiar form of Amelia, Camille, Emily, Kamila, Melissa, Mildred, Millicent.1673
31SOFIAGreekA form of Sophia.1640
32LUCYLatinLight; bringer of light.1525
33ELSIEGermanA familiar form of Elsa, Helsa.1513
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.1478
35LAYLAHebrewA form of Leila.1428
36ROSIEEnglishA familiar form of Rosalind, Rosanna, and Rose. Talk show host and actress Rosie O'Donnell.1403
37MAYAHindiGod's creative power.1354
38ESMEFrenchA familiar form of Esmeralda.1340
39ELIZABETHHebrewConsecrated to God. Bible: the mother of John the Baptist.1338
40LOLASpanishA familiar form of Carlotta, Dolores, Louise.1322
41WILLOWEnglishAs in "willow tree" Among notable people with this name, fashion model Willow Bay.1308
42IVYEnglishSignifting the climbing plant.1275
43ERINIrishPeace. History: another name for Ireland.1249
44HOLLYEnglishPlant With Red Berries.1248
45EMILIAItalianA form of Amelia, Emily.1243
46MOLLYIrishA 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.1215
47ELLIEEnglishShort form of Eleanor, Ella, and Ellen.1185
48JASMINEPersianJasmine flower.1182
49ELIZAHebrewA short form of Elizabeth.1171
50LILLYLatinA familiar form of Lilith.1146
51ABIGAILHebrewFather's joy. Bible: one of the wives of King David.1131
52GEORGIAGreekFarmer. 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.1115
53MAISIEScottishA familiar form of Margaret.1113
54ELEANORGreekLight. 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.1105
55HANNAHGermanA form of Johann.1090
56HARRIETFrenchRuler of the household.1089
59ANNABELLEEnglishA form of Annabel.1017
59EMMAGermanA short form of Emily, which means "industrious" Flaubert's title heroine Emma Bovary, as well as poet Emma Lazarus are famous Emmas.1017
60AMELIEFrenchA form of Amelia.992
61HARPEREnglishHarp player.980
62GRACIEEnglishA familiar form of Grace.944
65MARTHAAramaicLady; sorrowful. Bible: a friend of Jesus.868
66VIOLETFrenchBotany: a plant with pirplish blue flowers.854
67PENELOPEGreekWeaver. Mythology: the clever and loyal wife of Odysseus, a Greek hero.832
68ANNAGermanA 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.825
69NANCYEnglishA form of Ann, meaning "gracious" Among notable people with this name is former first lady Nancy Reagan.817
70ZARAHebrewA form of Sarah, Zora.799
71MARIAHebrewBitter; sea of bitterness.768
72DARCIEIrishA form of Darcy.759
73MARYAMHebrewA form of Miriam.754
74MEGANGreekPearl; great.739
76LOTTIEGermanA familiar form of Charlotte.712
77MILARussianDear one.692
78HEIDIGermanA short form of Adelaide, which means "noble" or "serene" Heidi is the title character the popular children's story by Johanna Spyri.683
79LEXIGreekA familiar form of Alexandra.678
81FRANCESCAItalianA form of Frances.661
82ROBYNEnglishFrom The Name Robin.650
83BETHANYAramaicHouse of figs. Bible: the site of Lazarus's resurrection.648
85SARAHebrewA form of Sarah.612
88CLARALatinClear; bright. Music: Clara Schumann was a famous nineteenth century German composer.605
90BEATRICELatinBlesses; happy; bringer of joy.601
91HOLLIEEnglishA form of Holly.589
92ARABELLALatinBeautiful altar.585
93SARAHHebrewThis 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.581
94MADDISONAmericanA form of Madison.577
95LEAHHebrew"Weary" One of Jacob's two wives. Among well-known individuals with this name is writer Leah Goldberg.575
96KATIEEnglishA familiar form of Katherine. Actress Katie Holmes, from the TV series Dawson's Creek.565
98ELOISEFrenchFrench version of the Latin name Louise, meaning "battle maiden".559
99IRISGreekRainbow. Mythology: the goddess of the rainbow and messenger of the gods.558
100LYDIAGreekFrom Lydia, an ancient land in Asia.550

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