Top Girls Names 2017

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The top 100 baby girls names from 2017. We are delighted to bring you a collection of the Top 100 Girls Names 2017 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 2017. 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.5204
2AMELIAGermanHard working.4358
3ISLAScottishGeography: the River Isla in Scotland.3373
4AVAGreekA form of Eva.3289
5EMILYLatinFlatterer.3121
6ISABELLAItalianA 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.2627
7MIAItalianMine. A familiar form of Michaela, Michelle.2590
8POPPYLatinPoppy flower.2527
9ELLAEnglishElfin; beautiful fairy-woman.2452
10LILYLatinA form of Lilly.2405
11SOPHIAGreekWise.2398
12CHARLOTTEFrench"Little and womanly" See Caroline. Famous Charlottes include novelists Charlotte Bronte and Charlotte Lennox.2394
13GRACELatinGraceful.2309
14EVIEHungarianA form of Eve.2192
15JESSICAHebrewWealthy. Literature: a name perhaps invented by Shakespeare for a character in his play The Merchant of Venice.2139
16SOPHIEGreekA familiar form of Sophia.2129
17ALICEGreekThuthful.2122
18DAISYEnglish"Eye of the day," it is the name of a white and yellow flower. MTV host Daisy Fuentes.2040
19FLORENCELatinBlooming; flowery; prosperous. History: Florence Nightingale, a British nurse, is considered the founder of modern nursing.2028
20FREYAScandinavianNoblewoman.2021
21PHOEBEGreekShining.2000
22EVELYNEnglish"Hazelnut" President John F. Kennedy's personal secretary and confidante was Evelyn Lincoln.1967
23SIENNAAmericanA form of Ciana.1960
24ISABELLEFrenchA form of Isabel.1876
25IVYEnglishSignifting the climbing plant.1819
26WILLOWEnglishAs in "willow tree" Among notable people with this name, fashion model Willow Bay.1764
27MATILDAGermanPowerful battler.1736
28ELSIEGermanA familiar form of Elsa, Helsa.1699
29RUBYFrenchPrecious stone.1688
30SCARLETTEnglishBright red. Literature: Scarlett O'Hara is the heroine of Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone with the Wind".1687
31SOFIAGreekA form of Sophia.1664
32CHLOEGreekBlooming, verdant. Mythology: another name for Demeter, the goddess of agriculture.1654
33EVAGreekA short form of Evangelina.1634
34HARPEREnglishHarp player.1608
35ROSIEEnglishA familiar form of Rosalind, Rosanna, and Rose. Talk show host and actress Rosie O'Donnell.1388
36EMILIAItalianA form of Amelia, Emily.1380
37MILLIEEnglishA familiar form of Amelia, Camille, Emily, Kamila, Melissa, Mildred, Millicent.1372
38LAYLAHebrewA form of Leila.1329
39IMOGENEnglishInnocent, 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.1284
40MAYAHindiGod's creative power.1257
41ELIZAHebrewA short form of Elizabeth.1248
42ESMEFrenchA familiar form of Esmeralda.1235
43LOLASpanishA familiar form of Carlotta, Dolores, Louise.1201
44ELIZABETHHebrewConsecrated to God. Bible: the mother of John the Baptist.1174
45ERINIrishPeace. History: another name for Ireland.1161
46MAISIEScottishA familiar form of Margaret.1142
47ARIAItalianMelody.1094
48LUNALatinMoon.1093
49LUCYLatinLight; bringer of light.1089
50ELLIEEnglishShort form of Eleanor, Ella, and Ellen.1055
51HARRIETFrenchRuler of the household.1053
52EMMAGermanA short form of Emily, which means "industrious" Flaubert's title heroine Emma Bovary, as well as poet Emma Lazarus are famous Emmas.1042
53THEAGreekGoddess.1041
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.1027
55PENELOPEGreekWeaver. Mythology: the clever and loyal wife of Odysseus, a Greek hero.1020
56HOLLYEnglishPlant With Red Berries.1003
57HANNAHGermanA form of Johann.998
58MOLLYIrishA 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.978
59BELLALatinBeautiful.974
60ROSELatinRose.932
61AMBERFrenchAmber.915
62VIOLETFrenchBotany: a plant with pirplish blue flowers.911
63GEORGIAGreekFarmer. 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.898
64LILLYLatinA familiar form of Lilith.884
65JASMINEPersianJasmine flower.871
66DARCIEIrishA form of Darcy.868
67NANCYEnglishA form of Ann, meaning "gracious" Among notable people with this name is former first lady Nancy Reagan.861
68ANNABELLEEnglishA form of Annabel.855
69LOTTIEGermanA familiar form of Charlotte.851
70ZARAHebrewA form of Sarah, Zora.842
71MARIAHebrewBitter; sea of bitterness.827
72AMELIEFrenchA form of Amelia.798
73ABIGAILHebrewFather's joy. Bible: one of the wives of King David.782
74MILARussianDear one.774
75ANNAGermanA 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.730
76MARTHAAramaicLady; sorrowful. Bible: a friend of Jesus.718
77GRACIEEnglishA familiar form of Grace.703
78MARYAMHebrewA form of Miriam.686
79ROBYNEnglishFrom The Name Robin.680
80AURORALatinDawn. Mythology: the goddess of dawn.665
81IRISGreekRainbow. Mythology: the goddess of the rainbow and messenger of the gods.654
82SARAHebrewA form of Sarah.653
83ARABELLALatinBeautiful altar.639
84BEATRICELatinBlesses; happy; bringer of joy.628
84HEIDIGermanA short form of Adelaide, which means "noble" or "serene" Heidi is the title character the popular children's story by Johanna Spyri.628
85SUMMEREnglishSummertime.626
86CLARALatinClear; bright. Music: Clara Schumann was a famous nineteenth century German composer.614
87ORLAIrish"Golden lady" It may also be spelled Orfhlaith or Orlaith.610
88FRANCESCAItalianA form of Frances.600
89AISHASwahiliLife.580
90JULIALatinYouthful.576
91DARCEYFrenchDark.568
91EDITHEnglish"Rich gift" Famous persons with this name include actress Dame Edith Evans, former first ladies Edith Roosevelt and Edith Wilson, and writer Edith Wharton, who penned The Age of Innocence.568
91VICTORIALatinVictorious.568
92BONNIEEnglish"Beautiful" Among notable people with this name are actresses Bonnie Franklin and Bonnie Bedelia.563
92LYLAFrenchIsland.563
93DARCYIrish"Dark".558
94HALLIEScandinavianA form of Haley.556
95LEAHHebrew"Weary" One of Jacob's two wives. Among well-known individuals with this name is writer Leah Goldberg.546
96MEGANGreekPearl; great.543

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