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50+ Perfect Girl Names that Mean Love

Feb 5, 2022

50+ Perfect Girl Names that Mean Love

AHEAD: The ultimate list of love-inspired baby names for girls.

If you’re looking for beautiful (and not too out-there) names that mean love, you’re in the right place!

Below, you’ll find a curated list of over 50 love-related names for girls along with their meanings and current popularity.

I’ve even included a whole bunch of middle name ideas!

baby girl next to "LOVE" sign

This all-encompassing list has love-inspired names ranging from trendy to traditional.

Some of them literally mean “love” and others have related meanings like “beloved”, “lovable”, and “precious one”.

Towards, the end, you’ll find 3 bonus lists of names relating to happiness, beauty, and peace.

Feel free to use the Table of Contents to jump to a specific category, or keep on scrolling and view all of these girl names that mean love.

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Cool names that mean love

All of these love-inspired girl names are either modern or edgy.

Aspen or Aspyn

  • Name meaning: A tree with heart-shaped leaves. A ski resort town in Colorado
  • Popularity: Aspen ranks #224 and Aspyn is #901.



  • Name meaning: Dear love.
  • Popularity: This cool F name isn’t ranking.

Freya or Freyja

  • Name meaning: A goddess associated with love, beauty, war and death. Lady. Noble person.
  • Popularity: Freya ranks #179 and Freyja is #958.

Kara or Cara

  • Name meaning: Love.
  • Popularity: Kara ranks #671 and Cara is #908.


  • Name meaning: Lover, blackbird, cloak.
  • Popularity: This L name ranks #299 for girls and #688 for boys.


  • Name meaning: Beloved.
  • Popularity: #20


  • Name meaning: Strength. Sounds like Valentine!
  • Popularity: #73

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Cute names that mean love

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All of these girl names meaning love are friendly and sweet.


  • Name meaning: The French word for Sweetie.
  • Popularity: This adorable C name isn’t ranking.



  • Name meaning: Gift or beloved.
  • Popularity: This short D name isn’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: My heart or my beloved.
  • Popularity: This Hebrew name isn’t ranking. Libby (just barely) last ranked in 2019.


  • Name meaning: Lovable.
  • Popularity: #427


  • Name meaning: Many possible meanings from all different cultures: Love, with gilded helmet, blue stone, south, bitter, joyful, and more!
  • Popularity: #662


  • Name meaning: Loved one.
  • Popularity: This rare S name is not ranking.

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Elegant names that mean love

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All of these girls’ names have a sophisticated ring to them.

Amora or Amoura

  • Name meaning: Love.
  • Popularity: Amora ranks #363 and Amoura is #828.

Mariana or Marianna

  • Name meaning: Beloved. Drop of the sea.
  • Popularity: Mariana ranks #276 and Marianna ranks #832.


  • Name meaning: Mari + Belle. Drop of the sea. Beloved. + Beautiful.
  • Popularity: This pretty 3-syllable girls’ name is not in the top 1000.

Mariella or Marielle

  • Name meaning: Beloved. Drop of the sea.
  • Popularity: Neither of these elegant M names is in the top 1000.


  • Name meaning: Beloved. Drop of the sea.
  • Popularity: This city name for girls is not ranking.

Melina or Milena

  • Name meaning: Little honey. Gracious.
  • Popularity: Melina ranks #648 and Milena ranks #821.


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Unique names that mean love

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These love-inspired girls’ names don’t tend to evoke any particular decade, making them timeless.


  • Name meaning: Beloved.
  • Popularity: #629


  • Name meaning: Beloved.
  • Popularity: #398


  • Name meaning: Remembrance of a loved one.
  • Popularity: This H name isn’t ranking.

Nayeli or Nayali

  • Name meaning: I love you.
  • Popularity: Nayeli is (surprisingly) ranking #420. Nayali is not ranking.

Nayla or Naylah

  • Name meaning: Achiever. I love you.
  • Popularity: This N name isn’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: Agreeable or beloved.
  • Popularity: This P name isn’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: Goddess of love and beauty. The second planet from the sun.
  • Popularity: This space name for girls isn’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: You will always be loved.
  • Popularity: #505

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Timeless names that mean love

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These love-inspired girls’ names don’t tend to evoke any particular decade, making them timeless.


  • Name meaning: Worthy of love.
  • Popularity: #447


  • Name meaning: Beloved.
  • Popularity: #216


  • Name meaning: Desired.
  • Popularity: This baby name hasn’t ranked since 2017.


  • Name meaning: Loved or beautiful.
  • Popularity: This I name hasn’t ranked since 2019.


  • Name meaning: Beloved. The lord is my teacher. Drop of the sea.
  • Popularity: #305


  • Name meaning: Beloved. Drop of the sea. beloved.
  • Popularity: #619


  • Name meaning: Mary + Lynn. Drop of the sea or beloved + lake.
  • Popularity: #636




  • Name meaning: Beloved. Drop of the sea.
  • Popularity: #124


  • Name meaning: Beloved. Drop of the sea.
  • Popularity: Miriam ranks #280 Maryam ranks #503 and Mariam ranks #632.


  • Name meaning: Beloved or admirable.
  • Popularity: #556

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Girls’ names meaning ‘wonderful one’

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All of these love-related baby names are perfect for your little pride and joy.


  • Name meaning: Exalted, held in high regard.
  • Popularity: #572


  • Name meaning: Priceless one.
  • Popularity: This vintage A name is not currently ranking.

August or Augusta

  • Name meaning: Magnificent.
  • Popularity: August ranks #856 and Augusta isn’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: Shining person.
  • Popularity: #650


  • Name meaning: Shining one.
  • Popularity: #22


  • Name meaning: Shining one.
  • Popularity: #29


  • Name meaning: Fantastic one. This name is famous from Les Misérables.
  • Popularity: This unusual 2-syllable girls’ name isn’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: Wonderful one. Famous warrior. Pearl.
  • Popularity: This precious Luna-like name isn’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: She who intoxicates.
  • Popularity: #173



  • Name meaning: Worthy of admiration.
  • Popularity: #542


  • Name meaning: Shining one.
  • Popularity: #256

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BONUS LIST #1: Names meaning happiness and optimism

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Since the options for girls’ names that literally mean “love” are somewhat limited, I thought I’d give you a few extra lists of ideas!

All of these names are inspired by the happy and excited feelings that come with welcoming a new baby.


  • Name meaning: My father’s joy.
  • Popularity: #13

Alaia or Alayah

  • Name meaning: Joyful.
  • Popularity: Alaia ranks #120, Alayah is #283, Alaya is #339, and Alaiya is #774.

Alaina or Alayna

  • Name meaning: Cheerful; precious.
  • Popularity: Alaina ranks #196 and Alayna is #247.

Alana or Alanna

  • Name meaning: Cheerful.
  • Popularity: Alana ranks #206 and Alanna ranks #560.


  • Name meaning: Bringer of joy.
  • Popularity: #550


  • Name meaning: Hope.
  • Popularity: #947


  • Name meaning: Bearer of good news.
  • Popularity: #263




  • Name meaning: Happiness
  • Popularity: #386


  • Name meaning: Joy.
  • Popularity: This short G name is not popular in the U.S.

Hani or Hania

  • Name meaning: Happy and cheerful.
  • Popularity: Neither version of this girls’ name is ranking.


  • Name meaning: Expectations.
  • Popularity: #204


  • Name meaning: Joyful.
  • Popularity: #922


  • Name meaning: Happiness.
  • Popularity: #396


  • Name meaning: Celebration.
  • Popularity: This happy J name isn’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: Bringer of good news.
  • Popularity: #289


  • Name meaning: Hope.
  • Popularity: #468


  • Name meaning: Hope.
  • Popularity: This girls’ name hasn’t ranked since 2001.


  • Name meaning: Happy.
  • Popularity: This cool name isn’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: Congratulations or best wishes.
  • Popularity: This The Good Place-reminiscent T name isn’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: Bringer of joy. Tata’s homestead.
  • Popularity: This badass name ranks #343 for girls and #493 for boys.

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BONUS LIST #2: Names meaning beautiful

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These love-related baby names will honor your tiny daughter’s beauty.

Annabelle or Annabella

  • Name meaning: Graceful and beautiful.
  • Popularity: Annabelle ranks #222 and Annabella ranks #852.

Annalise or Annalyse

  • Name meaning: Beauty, elegance, graced by God.
  • Popularity: Annalise ranks #441 and Annalyse isn’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: Divinely beautiful.
  • Popularity: #452

Bella or Belle

  • Name meaning: Beautiful.
  • Popularity: Belle ranks #64 and Belle is #999.

Callie or Cali

  • Name meaning: Beautiful.
  • Popularity: Callie ranks #165 and Cali is #292.


  • Name meaning: Beauty.
  • Popularity: This girls’ name is not ranking.


  • Name meaning: Pretty.
  • Popularity: #720


  • Name meaning: Beautiful one.
  • Popularity: #96

Nayana or Nayara

  • Name meaning: Beautiful eyes.
  • Popularity: This unusual name isn’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: Pretty rose.
  • Popularity: This R name isn’t ranking.

Zuri or Zhuri

  • Name meaning: Good + beautiful.
  • Popularity: Zuri ranks #236 and Zhuri is #991.

Here is a complete list of girl names that mean beautiful.

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BONUS LIST #3: Names meaning peace

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Last but not least, if you’re all about love and peace, you might like these names!


  • Name meaning: A bird symbolizing peace.
  • Popularity: This peaceful baby name isn’t in the top 1000.


  • Name meaning: Peace.
  • Popularity: #889


  • Name meaning: Calm or healer.
  • Popularity: This girls’ name isn’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: Carefree.
  • Popularity: #110


  • Name meaning: Wonderful, peaceful, prosperous.
  • Popularity: #485


  • Name meaning: Calm skies. The heavens.
  • Popularity: #593


  • Name meaning: Peaceful.
  • Popularity: This 3-letter name ranks #677 for boys but is not ranking for girls.


  • Name meaning: Peaceful. A city in Northern California on the coast of the Pacific Ocean.
  • Popularity: This unique name isn’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: Dove.
  • Popularity: #940


  • Name meaning: Peace or safety.
  • Popularity: #607


  • Name meaning: Peace and tranquility.
  • Popularity: #421


  • Name meaning: Peace and tranquility.
  • Popularity: #70


  • Name meaning: Tranquil.
  • Popularity: This nonbinary name ranks #454 for girls and #618 for boys.


  • Name meaning: Peaceful friend or blessed peacemaker.
  • Popularity: Winnie ranks #770. Winifred and Winnifred aren’t ranking.


  • Name meaning: Peace.
  • Popularity: This unusual Y name isn’t ranking.

And if you still need more ideas…

Middle names for girls’ names meaning love

Here are some beautiful first + middle name combinations for a first name that means love.

  • Alia Lennon
  • Amanda Sophie
  • Amora Hart
  • Amy Mackenzie
  • Antoinette Pearl
  • Aspen Jade
  • Augusta Rose
  • Cassandra Faye
  • Cherie Magnolia
  • Daryl Lennox
  • Davina Love
  • Desi Harper
  • Desiree Hazel
  • Dori Harlow
  • Eleanor Lily
  • Ellie Hart
  • Esme Noelle
  • Fantine Jolie
  • Fenmore Paige
  • Freya Rose
  • Halia Blake
  • Ingrid Amora
  • Kara Everleigh
  • Lennon Sage
  • Lulu Avery
  • Mabel Addilyn
  • Maeve Aubrey
  • Mariah Lily
  • Mariana Rose
  • Maribelle Ruby
  • Marie Paisley
  • Mariella Brooke
  • Marietta Eve
  • Marilyn Rose
  • Marion Hartley
  • Mary Sophia
  • Mila Scarlett
  • Milena Juliet
  • Mina Hadley
  • Mirabella Rose
  • Miranda Sloane
  • Miriam Grace
  • Myra Aubrey
  • Nayeli Ava
  • Nayla Belle
  • Philomena Blair
  • Phoebe Rylan
  • Pria Lavender
  • Suki Violet
  • Valentina Reese
  • Venus Everly
  • Yaretzi Mia

Final thoughts on girl names that mean love

You’ve heard this 100 times and it’s true: there is no love in the world like the love you have for your children.

A baby name that means love is therefore totally fitting!

Hopefully, you’ve found a few lead contenders on this list of girl names meaning love, or at least come away with some baby name inspiration.

Whether you prefer a name that’s cool, cute, elegant, unique, or timeless, all of these girls’ names are beautiful choices.

Congratulations and good luck choosing the perfect love-inspired name for your daughter!

The source for popularity data is the SSA.

50+ Girl Names that Mean Love