Baby Names starting with H for girls

Baby Names from A to Z

Habibah, var. Hebiba, Habiba, Haviva, Habibi, Havivah, means "loved one". Habiba, Habibi, etc. are hardly found as first names, and Habibi appears commonly (top 26%) as a last name.

Hadara, var. Haduraq, Hadarit, Hadarah, means "beauty, splendor, glory". Rare. Hadara, like Ciara, Jenara, uses the popular feminine-sounding -ara ending.

Hadassah, means "myrtle, bride; star". Usage of Hadassah as a children's name in 2014 was up 21.5% compared to the previous year.

Hadley, var. Hadly, Hedly, Hedlie, Hedley, Hedlea, Hadlea, Hadleigh, Hedleigh, means "heather meadow". Hadlea, Hadly, Hedlea, Hedleigh and Hedley are more uncommon as forms of Hadley.

Hadria, var. Hadrien, Hadriana, Hadriane, Hadrienne, Hadrianna, means "from Hadria". Uncommon. Compare Hadriana, var. with common Ha- surnames Hajric (top 92%), Hadwin (35%).

Hafsa, var. Hafza, Hafsah. Unique. Hafsa (cf. Terasa, Annelisa) ends with the familiar feminine -sa.

Hagar, var. Hajar, Hagir, Haggar, means "forsaken". Unique. Hagar, Haggar, Hajar, like Christmar, Shalimar, use the favored androgynous -ar ending.

Haidee, var. Hadee, Hyday, Haydee, means "well-behaved, modest". Popular. Compare Haidee, Hadee, Haydee and common last names Condee (upper 97%), Hardee (4%), which also end with -dee.

Hala, var. Halah, means "halo". Hala and Halah are intermittently used feminine names, and Hala occurs commonly (top 44%) as a last name.

Halcyone, var. Halcyon, Halcyona, means "kingfisher". Not Top 1000 names.

Haldana, var. Haldane, Haldanna, means "half-Danish". Haldana, Haldane and Haldanna are seldom found as feminine names, and Haldane appears often (upper 38%) as a surname.

Haley, var. Halea, Hayley, Haylee, Hailee, Haylie, Hailey, Haleigh, means "hay meadow". Adoption of Haley and variants as girls' names in 2014 was down 6.2% compared to 2013.

Halfrida, means "peaceful heroine; peaceful home". Unusual. Halfrida (cf. Ellfrida, Karida) uses the familiar feminine-sounding -rida suffix.

Halia, means "remembrance of a loved one". Rare, but Halia is comparable to popular -lia surnames Walia (upper 16%), Talia (38%). See also Hania.

Halima, var. Helima, Halimah, Haleima, Haleema, Haleemah, means "gentle, mild-mannered". Rare, but Halima, Halimah are similar to popular Hali- surnames Halick (upper 94%), Halim (15%).

Halimeda, var. Hali, Hallie, Halette, Halameda, means "the sea". Halameda, Halette and Halimeda are more rarefied as variant forms.

Halleli, var. Hilly, Halleluja, Halleliya, Hallelujah, means "greatly praised". Halleli, Halleluja, etc. are not Top 1000 names.

Hallie, var. Hali, Halli, Halle, Halley. Prevalent. Hallie, like Gillie, Natallie, uses the popular feminine -llie ending.

Hamida, var. Hamidah, Hameida, Hameedah, means "giving thanks". Hamida, Hameida, etc. are rarely used as girls' names.

Hana, var. Hannah, means "happiness; flower; work". Hannah is a trendy form undergoing revival.

Hanako, means "flower child". Hanako is not frequently used as a baby name.

Hania, var. Hannia, Hannya, Haniya, Hannyah, Hanniah, Haniyah, Hanniya, Hanniyah, means "a place to rest". Uncommon as girls' names, but Hania, Hanniya, etc. are similar to the more familiar Dania.

Hanita, means "grace of the gods". Rare, but Hanita is similar to popular surnames Hanis (upper 41%), Hanify (94%), which also start with Han-. See also Hania.

Hannah, var. Hana, Hanny, Honna, Hanna, Hanne, Hanah, Hannie, Hannele, Hanalee, Hanalise, .. 1 more, means "He (God) has favored me". Popular. Hannah (cf. Rionnah, Lannah) uses the popular feminine-sounding -nnah suffix.

Hansika, means "small swan". Uncommon, but Hansika is comparable to common -ika surnames Hanika (top 67%), Matika (70%).

Hansine, var. Hansina, Hanseen, means "God is gracious". Hanseen, Hansina and Hansine are rarely found as feminine names.

Happy, means "cheerful". Common as surname. Compare Happy (upper 27%) and common last names Rippy (upper 7%), Slappy (24%), which also end with -ppy.

Haralda, var. Hally, Halley, Hallie, Harolda, Haroldina, Haroldene, means "army ruler, commander". Halley and Hallie are familiar as variations of Haralda.

Harela, var. Harrela, Harrella, Harrellah, means "the Lord's mountain". Not in Top 1000.

Harley, var. Harly, Harlea, Harlee, Harlie, Harleen, Harlene, Harleigh, means "hare meadow". Adoption of Harley and variants as baby names in 2014 was 18% more than in 2004.

Harmony, var. Harmoni, Harmonie, Harmonia, Harmonee, Harmoney, means "unity, concord". Prominent. Harmony, like Briony, Ebbony, ends with the favored feminine -ony.

Harolyn, means "free man". Rare as a birth name, but Harolyn is comparable to the more conventional Karolyn. See also Darolyn.

Harper, means "harpist, minstrel". Usage of Harper as a birth name in 2014 was up >100% compared to the previous decade. Gender-neutral name.

Harriet, var. Hatsy, Halle, Hatty, Hatsie, Hatsee, Hattie, Hallie, Harrie, Hatsey, Harriot, .. 5 more, means "home leader". Halle (upper 10%), Harrie (44%), Harriet (55%), Harriett (52%) and Harriott (16%) appear frequently as last names.

Hasina, means "good; beautiful". Unusual, but Hasina is comparable to common -sina last names Jasina (upper 94%), Vasina (88%). See also Hosana.

Hava, var. Haya, means "life, animal". Hava and Haya are atypical female names.

Haviva, var. Havivah, Havviva, Havvivah, means "well-loved". Scarce. Haviva, Havvivah, etc. are not found in the US Census.

Hayfa, var. Haifa, means "slender, delicate". Unique. Hayfa, Haifa, like Adolfa, Kalifa, end with the familiar feminine-sounding -fa.

Hayley, var. Halie, Hally, Haley, Haily, Haely, Haelie, Haylee, Haylea, Hailea, Hailee, .. 4 more, means "hay meadow". Frequently used as birth names, Haylee, Hayley, etc. are similar to the common Haydee.

Hazel, var. Hazal, Hazle, Hazell, Hazelle, means "the hazel tree". Popular as last names. Compare Hazel (upper 3%) with popular -zel last names Ozel (upper 94%), Hatzel (86%).