A-Z List of 200 Short Girl Names That Are All Sugar and Spice

A new baby girl is such a bundle of joy. In fact, Joy makes a fantastic name for a girl to define this feeling of utter happiness. The name, Joy, and other short girl names are both easy to say and are easy to spell. This is always a nice consideration (that your daughter will likely appreciate!) when it comes time for school to start. Not only is it easier to learn to spell a short name, girls tend to abbreviate their friends' names to cute nicknames anyway!

If you are after cute and easy names for your daughter, you may find just what you are looking for on this extensive list of short girl names. The list is categorized by letter of the alphabet to make it easy for those who have a specific letter in mind. All of the names are either four letters or less, or they contain just one syllable.

Whether you are looking for a name that is classic, unique or trendy, you will find plenty of inspiration on this list of 200 short girl names.

Short Girl Names A-C

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1. Ava - Means "birdlike, lively" and has a Latin origin.

2. Anna - The name comes from a Hebrew origin and means "grace." (Grace would make a nice middle name for the name Anna!)

3. Aria - Has many different origins and means "melody" or "song."

4. Amy - Means "beloved" and has Latin and French origins.

5. Abby - Has an English origin and means "father's joy."

6. Anne - It's a form of the name Anna and means "favor" or "grace."

7. Alex - A feminine form of the name Alexander which means "defender of men."

8. Ash - A tree name that is short for Ashley and has an English origin.

9. Blake - A name for either boys or girls and is shared by actress Blake Lively. The name has an English origin and, surprisingly, means both "fair-haired" and "dark."

10. Brooke - Of English and German origins and means "small stream."

11. Brynn - Welsh origin meaning "hill."

12. Bree - Means "noble, power" and has an Irish origin.

13. Britt - Swedish origin meaning "high goddess."

14. Blythe - Means "cheerful, joyful, pleasant" and has an English origin.

15. Bea - American origin meaning "bringer of happiness."

16. Bria - Italian origin meaning "vigor, liveliness."

17. Beth - Hebrew roots and means "house."

18. Chloe - Greek origin meaning "blooming" or "fertility."

19. Claire - French origin meaning "bright, clear."

20. Cara - Irish name meaning "friend."

21. Char - A French feminine name that is a variation of Chardonnay, Charlene and Charlotte and means "free man".

22. Cora - Greek origin meaning "maiden" or "daughter."

23. Cheryl - English origin meaning "dear, beloved, friend, love."

24. Chris - Latin origin meaning "follower of Christ."

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Short Girl Names D-F

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25. Demi - French origin meaning "half" or "small."

26. Dory - French origin meaning "gift of God."

27. Deb - Short for the Hebrew name Deborah and means "bee."

28. Dawn - English origin meaning "sunrise."

29. Dani - Of English origin and means "God is my judge."

30. Drew - Best known from actress Drew Barrymore, this name means "wise" and is of Welsh origins.

31. Dana - English origin meaning "gift" or "wise."

32. Dara - Irish origin meaning "pearl of wisdom."

33. Dia - Spanish origin meaning "divine."

34. Didi - Means "older sister" and is of Indian origin.

35. Dina - Arabic origin meaning "sweet, precious, darling, gift from God."

36. Dee - Welsh origin meaning "swarthy, dark."

37. Emma - English name meaning "universal" or "whole."

38. Evie - Hebrew origin meaning "life."

39. Ella - This name has many origins and meanings. In Hebrew, it means "goddess."

40. Eden - Hebrew origin meaning "place of pleasure."

41. Eva - Hebrew origin meaning "life."

42. Elle - Means "she" and is of French origin.

43. Eve - Hebrew origin meaning "life."

44. Erin - Means "from the island to the west" and is of Irish origin.

45. Emmy - Means "work, universal" and has a German origin.

46. Elsa - German origin meaning "my God is bountiful."

47. Elin - Means "sunbeam" and has Dutch and Scandinavian roots.

48. Faith - Latin origin meaning "trust, faith."

49. Faye - English origin meaning "fairy."

50. Fern - Botanical name of English origin.

51. Flynn - Irish origin meaning "descendant of the red-haired man."

52. Fara - Means "lovely, pleasant" and is of English/Arabic origin.

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Short Girl Names G-J

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53. Grace - Of Latin origin and means "goodness" and "generosity."

54. Gwen - Welsh origin meaning "white, holy."

55. Gail - Hebrew origin that is derived from Abigail and means "my father rejoices."

56. Gina - Greek and Italian origins and means "queen."

57. Gabi - Means "woman of God" and has a Hebrew origin.

58. Hope - English origin meaning "desire of fulfillment."

59. Halo - Means "divine light" and has a Greek origin.

60. Hayes - English origin meaning "hedged area."

61. Hana - Spanish origins meaning "happiness" or "flower."

62. Heart - English origin meaning "love" or "passion."

63. Ivy - British origin and signifies "faithfulness."

64. Iris - Greek origin meaning "rainbow."

65. Izzy - Means "God's promise" and has a Hebrew origin.

66. Ira - Hebrew origins meaning "watchful."

67. Ida - German origin meaning "industrious one."

68. Ilsa - Has German, Spanish and Dutch origins and means "pledged to God."

69. Jess - Hebrew origin meaning "gift of God."

70. Jill - Comes from the name Gillian and means "child of the gods."

71. Jen - English origin meaning "fair phantom."

72. Jo - Hebrew origin meaning "God is gracious."

73. Jan - Means "God is gracious" and is of Hebrew origin.

74. Jane - English origin meaning "God is gracious."

75. Jazz - Nickname for Jasmine and means "gift from God."

76. Judy - Hebrew origin meaning "He will be praised."

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Simple Names For Girls K-M

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77. Kari - Norway origin meaning "pure."

78. Kat - English origin meaning "pure."

79. Kaci - American origin meaning "alert" or "watchful."

80. Kim - Short for Kimberly and means "of the clearing of the royal fortress."

81. Kate - Greek and English origins meaning "pure."

82. Khloe - Greek origin meaning "blooming."

83. Kali - Indian origin that means "a maiden, a bud."

84. Kya - Means "diamond in the sky" and is of African origin.

85. Kara - Italian origin meaning "beloved."

86. Kass - Means "catcher of men" and has an English origin.

87. Kyra - Greek origin meaning "lady."

88. Kori - Greek origin meaning "maiden."

89. Lori - American origin meaning "she knows."

90. Lyla - Hebrew name meaning "dark" or "night."

91. Lily - English origin meaning "purity, innocence."

92. Lucy - English and Latin origins meaning "light."

93. Lola - Spanish name meaning "sorrows."

94. Lexi - A diminutive of Alexis that means "man's defender."

95. Lana - Irish and Gaelic origins meaning "little rock."

96. Leia - Star Wars fans are familiar with this princess! The name means "child of heaven" and is of Hebrew origin.

97. Liv - Nordic name meaning "shelter" or "protection."

98. Lisa - Hebrew origin meaning "oath from God."

99. Lara - Means "citadel" and "cheerful" and has Latin, Greek and Russian roots.

100. Mia - Short for the name Maria and means "ocean goddess" or "queen."

101. Mary - Hebrew origin meaning "beloved, bitter, rebellious."

102. Mel - English origin meaning "council protector."

103. Madi - German name that means "mermaid."

104. Maci - Hebrew origin meaning "gift of God."

105. Mae - English origin meaning "bitter" or "pearl."

106. Mila - Russian origin meaning "gracious."

107. Myra - Greek origin meaning "sweet-smelling oil."

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Short Girl Names N-R

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108. Nina - Spanish origin meaning "little girl."

109. Nora - French origin meaning "light."

110. Noel - Old French meaning "born on Christmas."

111. Nell - Latin, Greek and English origins meaning "shining light."

112. Nika - Persian name meaning "very good."

113. Nory - Phillippines origin which means "notable, original, righteous, young."

114. Niah - Swahili origin meaning "lustrous" or "goal."

115. Nan - English origin meaning "grace."

116. Opal - Sanskrit origin meaning "gem."

117. Onyx - English origin that means "black gemstone."

118. Owen - Means "noble, youthful" and is of Welsh origin.

119. Ori - Hebrew name meaning "a small light."

120. Pat - Short for Patricia and means "noble."

121. Pam - Means "honey" or "all sweetness" and has an English origin.

122. Paige - French origin meaning "young servant."

123. Pearl - Means "precious gemstone" and is of English origin.

124. Quinn - Mean "wise", "sense" or "reason" that has Irish roots.

125. Ruth - Hebrew origin meaning "compassionate friend."

126. Ruby - Latin origin meaning "deep red precious stone."

127. Remi - French origin meaning "remedy."

128. Rose - Latin origin meaning "rose" or "flower."

129. Reese - Means "enthusiastic" and has Welsh origins.

130. Rory - Latin origin meaning "dawn."

131. Rhea - Greek origin meaning "flowing."

132. Rita - Means "pearl" and is of Spanish origin.

133. Raine - French origin meaning "queen."

134. Ro - Means "red-haired" and is of Indian origin.

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Short Girl Names S-V

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135. Sara - Hebrew origin and means "princess."

136. Skye - Means "island of the clouds" and is of Scottish origin.

137. Sam - Hebrew origin meaning "told by God."

138. Sue - Means "graceful lily" and is of English origin.

139. Sage - English origin meaning "wise" or "healthy."

140. Sloane - Irish origin meaning "raider."

141. Stef - Means "garland" or "crown" and has a Greek origin.

142. Shane - Means "God is gracious" and is of Irish origin.

143. Scout - Old French meaning "to listen."

144. Shea - Irish origins meaning "a gift, fairy palace."

145. Storm - British origin meaning "tempest."

146. Star - Indian origin meaning "holy star."

147. Stelle - Old French and Latin origins meaning "star."

148. Suzy - Hebrew origin meaning "lily."

149. Sheryl - Means "beloved, darling" and is of French origin.

150. Shaye - Gaelic origin meaning "admirable."

151. Tina - Means "follower of Christ" and is of Latin origin.

152. Tami - Japanese origin meaning "let people see benefit."

153. Thea - Greek origin meaning "goddess."

154. Tess - English origin meaning "to harvest."

155. Tori - Latin and Japanese origin meaning "bird."

156. Tara - Irish origin meaning "rocky hill."

157. Toni - French name meaning "beyond praise."

158. Tula - Greek origin meaning "precious gift."

159. Trish - Latin girl's name meaning "noble."

160. Una - Latin origin meaning "one" or "lamb."

161. Vera - Russian origin meaning "faith."

162. Viv - Latin origin meaning "alive."

163. Val - Short for Valerie which originates in Latin and means "powerful, strong."

164. Van - Dutch origin meaning "descended from."

165. Veda - Sanskrit origin meaning "knowledge."

166. Viki - Latin origin meaning "victory."

167. Viva - Latin origin meaning "full of life."

168. Vena - Spanish origin meaning "vineyard."

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Short Names For Girls W-Z

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169. Wren - English origin meaning "small bird."

170. Winn - Welsh origin meaning "fair, blessed."

171. West - English origin meaning "from the west."

172. Whit - Old English name meaning "wise."

173. Wina - Old English name meaning "joy and peace."

174. Xia - Greek origin meaning "glow of sunrise."

175. Yara - Means "friend, helper" and is of Brazilian origin.

176. Yael - Hebrew origin meaning "to ascend."

177. Yana - Hebrew origin meaning "God is gracious."

178. Yula - Means "youthful" and is of Russian and Latin origins.

179. Yumi - Japanese origin and means "reason, cause, friend, beautiful."

180. Yuki - Means "snow" and is of Japanese origin.

181. Yan - Chinese origin and means "beautiful."

182. Yeva - Hebrew origin meaning "life."

183. Yola - Greek and Spanish origins meaning "violet flower."

184. Yuta - Hebrew origin meaning "praise."

185. Yori - Japanese origin meaning "reliable."

186. Yuna - Means "kindness" and is of Japanese origin.

187. Yuri - As a girl's name it means lily flower and is of Japanese origin.

188. Zena - Greek origin meaning "hospitable, friendly."

189. Zoe - Greek origin meaning "life."

190. Zoey - Greek origin meaning "life."

191. Zion - Means "highest point" and is of Greek origin.

192. Zuri - Swahili origin meaning "beautiful."

193. Zara - Means "radiance" and has many origins.

194. Zora - Slavic origin that means "sunrise."

195. Zola - Latin origin that means "earth."

196. Zoya - Russian origin meaning "life."

197. Ziva - Hebrew origin meaning "life."

198. Ziya - Arabic origin meaning "light."

199. Zada - Means "prosperous" or "fortunate."

200. Zeba - Arabic origin and means "adorned, beautiful, proper, graceful, pretty."

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