Popular German baby girl names

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Want to give your baby girl a unique name? Why not try one of these popular German baby names?

shutterstock 94645768 Popular German baby girl names

Here are a list of German baby girl names

Want to give your baby girl a unique name? Why not try one of these popular German baby names?

1. Leonie/ Leoni
Feminine adaptation of the Greek name Leon, means “lioness”
Nicknames: Lee, Lennie, Nini

2. Lea/Leah (lay-ah)
Originated from Assyrian language, meaning “ruler”. Also the name of Jacob’s first wife in the Old Testament.

3. Lena (lay-na)
Originated from the Greek word, meaning “the bright one”. Variation of the name Elena.

4. Lara
Derived from the Greek word meaning “cheerful”. Variation of the name Larissa.

5. Lina/Leena
Derived from Arabic/Latin, meaning “palm tree”
Nicknames: Nana, Lee

6. Maja (ma-yah)
Originated from Arabic, Hebrew and Latin, meaning “splendid”, “bitter” and “nurse” respectively.
Nicknames: Mary, Mimi

7. Johanna (yoe-han-nah)
Derived from the Hebrew word meaning “God is gracious”
Nicknames: Jojo, Annie, Anna, Jane

8. Neele / Nele (nee-ler)
Derived from the Arabic word meaning “God is my light”

9. Sofia/ Sophia (zo-fee-ya)
Derived from the Greek name Sophia, meaning “wisdom”
Nicknames: Sophie, Fifi

10. Amelie (ah-mer-lee)
Means “hardworking, industrious and striving”, French version of original Amelia, meaning “beloved”
Nicknames: Mellie, Amy, Merle

 

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