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Girl Names of German Origin

German baby names and what they mean, for german, teutonic, with 257 results. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during 1880-1889 (USAGE OF 14.5%) and has become much reduced since (USAGE 5.9%, 59%), with names like Charla becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable names for newborns in this compilation are Charlotte (#6), Amelia (#8), Adeline (#78), Eloise (#167) and Charlie (#152), while Omelia (TOP 23%) and Awbrey (23%) are popular surnames. Here is the list of German names for boys.

German names

Ada - Alanza | Alarice - America | Aniceta - Bertha | Bertilde - Charlotte | Clarimond - Elodie | Eloise - Fritzi | .. - .. | Walkiria - Zelma

Ada - Alanza


Ada, var. Addie1
"Noble." Adoption of Ada, Ade, etc. as baby names in 2018 was up 22.6% compared to the year before. A pet form of Adele and ..

"Wealthy spear." Adaira is a somewhat common birth name. Also a Scottish surname.

"Noble, precious promise." Uncommon, with the feminine-sounding -isa suffix for Adalgisa, like Alaisa. Italian name ..


"God is my refuge; noble one." Popular. Compare Adalia and common -ia last names Arabia (TOP 30%), Amantia (97%). See also Adelaide.


"Noble; son of Adam." Addie and forms were favored as baby names during 1880-1889 and have become less popular. Short form of Adelaide, Adeline, or ..

"Noble cheer." A rare baby name.


Adela, var. Adalia2
"Noble." Adele (UPPER 12%), Adell (33%) and Adelia (44%) are prevalent as given names, whereas Adalia, Adalie, Adelita, Adellah and Edelle are rarely occurring. Latinate form of Adele, which is ..


Adelaide, var. Adeline1, Adela, Addie3, Ada
"Noble kind." Popular as children's names, Della, Adelaide, etc. are comparable to the popular Nella. .. She was a German princess who ..

"Noble." Adelie is a scantly used feminine name. See also Adella. Adélie is the French elaboration ..

Adelinde, var. Adeline2
"Noble, soft, tender." Prominent, with usage of 0.246% for Adelinde, Linda, etc. as birth names in 2018, though lower than 0.272% in 2017. Modern use is also a blend ..

Top 2000 baby names ranking of German names: Ada, Adalia, Addie, Adela, Adelaide

Top 2000 baby names ranking of German names: Adeline, Alana, Alannah


Adeline3, var. Addie
"Noble." Adeline has increased in popularity as a birth name since 1960-1969. French diminutive of Adela ..

"Noble, famous." Rather unusual as a birth name. Feminine of Adelmar.

"Noble, renowned." Adama (TOP 66%), Adzima (56%) are familiar last names. See also Asima.

"Noble wolf." Adolpha, Adolfa and Adollfa are hardly found as women's names. Feminine of Adolph.

"A gift; beloved; adored." Dora (TOP 6%), Dori (38%) and Dorie (67%) are familiar feminine names.

"Noble." Unconventional. Akela and Akeelah are not listed in the US Census. Hawaiian form of Adele.

"Precious." Alaina and Alayna are fashionable versions. French feminine form of Alain.


Alana, var. Alannah1, Alaine
"Precious; awakening." Alana and Alannah have gained in prominence as baby names since 1880-1889. A rather modern Latinate feminine form ..


"Precious." Somewhat common as a children's name, Alannah is similar to the conventional Alaina. See also Alenah. Variant spelling of Alanna (see Alana) ..

"Ready for battle." Alanza is not a Top 2000 name. See also Aranza. Spanish feminine form of Alonzo.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for German names for girls.

1. Ada - Alanza
Ada [Addie], Adair, Adalgisa, Adalia, Addie, Addula, Adela [Adalia], Adelaide [Heidi, ..], Adelie, Adelinde [Adeline], Adeline [Addie], Adelma, Adima, Adolpha, Adora, Akela, Alaine [Allena], Alana [Allena, ..], Alannah, Alanza

Alarice, Alberga, Albreda, Alda [Aldona], Aldona, Alfonsine [Alphonsine], Alfreda [Frieda, ..], Alice [Elke, ..], Alicia, Aliki, Alison, Alix [Aliki], Allena [Alana], Almarine, Aloisia, Alonsa, Alphonsine, Amalida, Amelia [Emmeline, ..], America

Aniceta, Anselma [Zelma, ..], Armande, Armina, Arnalda, Arnette, Astrithr, Aubrey, Audris, Avila, Avis, Axelle, Bartha, Bathilda [Bertilde], Bera, Berdine, Bergen, Bernadette [Bernadine, ..], Bernadine [Berdine], Bertha [Bertina]

Bertilde, Bertina, Blanche, Brooke, Brunhilda [Nilda, ..], Carla [Karla, ..], Carlene, Carlotta, Carol [Sharlene, ..], Carolina, Caroline [Sharlene, ..], Carolyn [Carrie], Carrie, Caryl, Charla [Sharlene, ..], Charlene [Sharlene, ..], Charlesetta, Charlie [Sharlene], Charlize, Charlotte [Sheryl, ..]

Clarimond, Clotilda, Conradine, Dagmar, Della, Delma, Didrika, Ebba, Eberta, Eda, Edwige [Hedwig], Egelina, Eike, Elberta, Eleanor [Ella], Elke, Ella, Elma, Elmina, Elodie

Eloise [Heloise], Elrica, Elvira [Ella], Emeline [Emmeline], Emma [Ima, ..], Emmeline [Emeline], Enrica, Enza, Erma [Hermine, ..], Ermengard [Irma], Ermintrude [Trudy, ..], Ernestine, Ethelinda, Farica, Fernanda, Freda [Frieda], Frederica [Rickie, ..], Frieda [Freda], Friedelinde, Fritzi

Galiena, Geraldine [Jerrie], Gertrude [Trudy], Gilberte, Giselle, Godfreya, Greta [Gretchen], Gretchen, Griselda [Zelda], Gulielma, Halfrida, Harolyn, Harriet, Harriette, Hedda [Hedwig], Hedwig [Hedda, ..], Heidi, Heladia, Heloise [Eloise], Henrietta [Yetta]

Herbertine, Hermine, Hilda, Hildegard [Hildegard, ..], Hildemar, Hildreth, Hilma, Holda, Huberta [Uberta], Huette, Ida, Idona, Ilse, Ima, Imelda, Irma [Ermengard, ..], Ivonne, Jerrie, Jocelyn, Karla

Karlotta, Karolina [Karla], Klotid, Konstanze, Lenna [Leonarda], Leoda, Leonarda, Lidwina, Liesl, Lorelei, Louise [Luisa, ..], Luella, Luisa [Louise], Mafalda, Magda, Magnilda, Marelda, Marlene, Matilda [Tilda, ..], Melisande

Melusine, Meta, Mina [Minna], Minna [Mina], Mitzi, Nadette, Nedra, Neneca, Nilda, Nitsa, Nixie, Norbeta, Odette, Odila, Orlanda, Otthild, Ouida, Philiberta, Ragnild, Ramona

Rella, Rica [Rickie], Ricarda, Rickie, Rilla [Rella], Roberta [Robin], Robin, Rochelle, Roderica [Rica], Roline, Rosalind, Rosamond, Rowena, Rudelle, Rudi, Saskia, Selma [Zelma, ..], Serilda, Sharlene, Sheryl

Sigfreda, Sigismonda, Sorrel, Swanhild, Terry, Theda, Tilda, Trudy, Uberta, Ulrica [Rica], Ulva, Vala, Valda [Velda], Velda, Velma, Vilhelmina [Wilhelmina], Vilma [Wilma], Viveca, Walburga, Walda

Walkiria, Waltrina, Warda, Warna, Wendell, Wibeke, Wilda, Wilhelmina [Wilma, ..], Willa, Wilma [Vilma, ..], Winola, Wistar, Yetta, Yoslene, Yvonne [Ivonne], Zelda, Zelma

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