Baby Girl Names Start With Y

Name Origin meaning Popularname
YAAAfrican born on Thursday. -----
YAMINAHArabic right. -----
YAPAAArabic a queen of Dihutani or Dihtan.-----
YASAMINArabic jasmine flower. -----
YASAMINEArabic jasmine flower. -----
YASMINArabic jasmine flower. -----
YAWA YAWAAfrican born on Thursday. -----
YEGHNIGArmenian fawn. -----
YEJIDEAfrican image of her mother. -----
YERCHANIGArmenian fortunate lucky.-----
YEVAArmenian Eve life. -----
YEWANDEAfrican mother has returned. -----
YGERNEArthurian the virgin. -----
YGRAINEArthurian the virgin. -----
YLLKAAlbanian star. -----
YMMAAnglo Saxon work or a nurse.-----
YSEULTEArthurian ice fighter. -----
YUSRAArabic left. -----
YUANABasqueJehovah s gift or grace.-----
YANABulgarianJehovah s gift or grace .-----
YOANABulgarianJehovah s gift or grace .-----
YORDANKABulgarianthe descender.-----
YAChineseelegant learned pure.-----
YANChineseswallow the bird .-----
YANMEIChineseflattering and seductive.-----
YANYUChineseswallow jade or Yan jade.-----
YINGTAIChineseflower eminent.-----
YUChinesejade or rain.-----
YUANJUNChineseYuan River ruler.-----
YANNICEnglishUnisex pet form of Breton Yann meaning God is gracious.-----
YANNICKEnglishVariant spelling of Breton unisex Yannic meaning God is gracious.-----
YIESHAEnglishEnglish variant form of Arabic Aisha meaning alive.-----
YIESHAHEnglishEnglish variant form of Arabic Aisha meaning alive.-----
YOLANDAEnglishEnglishform of French Yolande meaning violet flower.-----
YOLONDAEnglishVariant spelling of English Yolanda meaning violet flower.-----
YVETTEEnglishFeminine form of French Yves meaning yew tree.-----
YVONNEFeminineEnglishform of French Yvon meaning yew tree.-----
YASMINAFrenchFrench form of Arabic Yasmin meaning jasmine flower,a plant in the olive family.-----
YASMINEFrenchVariant spelling of French Yasmina meaning jasmine flower,a plant in the olive family.-----
YGRAINEFrenchVariant spelling of French Igraine meaning maiden, virgin. In Arthurian legend this is the name of the wife of Uther Pendragon.-----
YOLANDEFrenchOld French form of Greek Iolanthe meaning violet flower.-----
YSEULTFrenchVariant spelling of French Iseult meaning ice battle.-----
YVETTEFrenchFeminine form of French Yves meaning yew tree.-----
YVONNEFeminineFrenchform of French Yvon meaning yew tree.-----
YAAHebrew Hebrew name meaning beautiful. Compare with another form of Yaa-----
YAELHebrew Hebrew name meaning chamois, ibex, or mountain goat. In the bible this is the name of the wife of Heber the Kenite who killed general Sisera an enemy of the Israelites.-----
YAFFAHebrew Hebrew name meaning beautiful.-----
YARDENHebrew Hebrew unisex name meaning flowing down. In the bible this is the name of a river in Palestine.-----
YARDENAHebrew Feminine form of Hebrew unisex Yarden meaning flowing down.-----
YARONAHebrewFeminine form of Hebrew Yaron meaning to shout and sing.-----
YEDIDAHebrewVariant spelling of Hebrew Yediydah meaning friend or beloved.-----
YEDIYDAHHebrew Hebrew name meaning friend or beloved. In the bible this is the name of the mother of king Josiah.-----
YEHUDITHebrewVariant spelling of Hebrew Yehuwdiyth meaning Jewess or praised.-----
YEHUWDIYTHHebrew Hebrew name meaning Jewess or praised. In the bible this is the name of the wife of Esau. In the Book of Judith she beheads an Assyrian commander while he s sleeping.-----
YEMIMAHebrew Variant spelling of Hebrew Yemiymah meaning dove.-----
YEMIYMAHHebrew Hebrew name meaning dove. In the bible this is the name of one of Job s three daughters.-----
YERUSHAHebrewVariant spelling of Hebrew Yeruwsha meaning dispossessor or possessed by a husband .-----
YERUWSHAHebrew Hebrew name meaning dispossessor or possessed by a husband . In the bible this is the name of the wife of King Uzziah.-----
YICKAHHebrew Hebrew name meaning one who beholds or one who looks out. In the bible this is the name of the sister of Lot.-----
YISKAHebrew Variant spelling of Hebrew Yickah meaning one who beholds or one who looks out.-----
YISKAHHebrewVariant spelling of Hebrew Yiska meaning one who beholds or one who looks out.-----
YOCHANAHebrew Feminine form of Hebrew Yochanan meaning God is gracious.-----
YOCHEBEDHebrew Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowkebed meaning God is glory.-----
YOCHEVEDHebrewVariant spelling of Hebrew Yowkebed meaning God is glory.-----
YONITHebrew Feminine form of Hebrew Yonah meaning dove.-----
YOWKEBEDHebrew Hebrew name meaning God is glory. In the bible this is the name of the mother of Miriam Aaron and Moses.-----
YNGVELDURIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse Ynghildr meaning Ing s warrior.-----
YASAMINPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian form of Arabic Yasmin meaning jasmine flower,a plant in the olive family.-----

Girl Name Origins

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Get to the root of it

We all came from somewhere, and names are no exception. Each name has a unique origin and some overlap as variants and diminutives easily spread around the world. Discover where your favorite baby girl names came from or find a name that honors your family's history. We've traveled the great wide world of baby names for you and organized them all by origin to make it a breeze. We have all the bases covered including:

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Baby girl names with meaning

Every name also has a hidden meaning which can be a point of interest for parents. While some are stunning like Abigail’s “the father is rejoicing,” others can be a little less inviting like Leah’s “weary one.” Some meanings may be obvious like Violet being a flower, while others like Penelope have an obscure meaning like “the weaver.”

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