M is for May, Mabel, Melissa, Monique, and more! Find the perfect M name for your baby girl right here.
|Marie is the French version of the classic Mary. It’s a very royal name with several European queens bearing the name, most…
|You can thank The Beatles for Michelle’s entrace into the girl name hall of fame in the 70s and 80s. Their song “Michelle”…
|Mamma Mia, is Mia a hot hot name right now! Short and sweet, parents seem to be gravitating towards this name by the boatload…
|There’s a great story with this name: the word Melissa originates from a mythological Greek nymph who fed honey to the infant…
|Mary is the mother of all girl names (get it?). Being the name of several significant women in the Bible–including Mary…
|If you can get past the definition of the name’s origin (see above), Maria really is a lovely girls name… and anything…
|Most always given as a girl’s name today, Madison is wildly popular: know that yours will share her name with many others!…
|Want to name your baby Pearl but think it’s too old-fashioned? Try Megan instead, a Welsh name that means “pearl.” It’s not…
|Are you hoping for a diva baby with a set of golden pipes? Then Mariah away! The name is indelibly associated with glamorous…
|Molly, a pet form of the classic Mary, has been around since the Middle Ages and has been a consistently popular name in…
|Mercy is one of those virtue names that has never quite achieved the fame of Grace and Faith—in fact, it’s downright obscure…
|Madeline is a variation of Magdalene which references the biblical Mary Magdalene. This sweetly old-fashioned name has been…
|From the Shakespearean play Much Ado About Nothing. Also the name of Queen Elizabeth’s spirited only sister and the name…
|The name Mackenzie for a girl seemingly appeared out of nowhere in the mid-70s. Most contribute its popularity to the actress…
|From the Shakespearean play The Tempest
|Marissa is the friendlier, girlier version of the far less popular Maris. It’s a great name choice if you are looking for…
|Biblical name meaning rebellious
|Magnificent chief or protector
|Bitter. The biblical Naomi claimed the name Mara as an expression of grief after the deaths of her husband and sons. Also…
|Mikayla is the phonetic version of the Hebrew Michaela and a feminine form of Michael. It’s really gained in popularity in…
|Derived from the Latin word for myrrh, and possibly a variant of the name Myrna; Myra may also have been invented by the…
|Lady; The biblical Martha was sister to Lazarus and Mary.
|Mckenzie is an alternate spelling of the ever-popular Mackenzie, and less commonly used.
|Maggie is the spunky, tomboyish form of Margaret. It feels very fun and modern, but is still a good throwback to it’s classic…
|Though the popular perception is that Michaela is a relatively new name, and a version of Michelle, the exact opposite is…
|What’s the point of creating a spelling variation with a silent letter? Who knows, maybe Meghan. This pearl of a name is…
|This poetic name hit its peak in 1986 and has been dropping in popularity ever since. It’s a fresh-sounding alternative to…
|Blend of Marie or Mary and Lyn.
|Of the sea; variant of Maris or Maria
|Modern blend of Melissa or Melanie and Linda, this name may also derive from the Latin word melitus, meaning sweet.
|Bitter; a variant of Mary
|Mighty battle maiden
|Form of Williamina
|Something about that missing L, makes Michele a bit more European, and a lot less popular. A variation of both Michaela and…
|From the tower
|Meaning unknown; In Greek and Roman mythology she was the goddess of spring and growth. Maia was the eldest of the Pleiades…
|Near the meadow by the lake; surname; also a variant of Marlene, woman from Magdala
|Bitter, variant of Mary and Marian.
|Woman from Magdala
|From several Shakespearean plays
|Mikaela with a “k” is just as popular as it’s counterpart, Michaela with a “c,” but both are starting their decline to name…
|Lovable; abbreviation of Amabel
|MAY-gan, MEE-gan, or MEH-gan—no matter how you pronounce it, this name of Welsh origin is a “pearl” of a name. Just get…
|Gentle counselor; Saint Mildred was a seventh-century abbess known for her generosity to the poor.
|Maribel is a combination of two powerhouse names, Mary and Belle (derived from the crazy popular Isabelle.) With a pedigree…
|As the Spanish version of good ol’ fashioned Margaret, this “pearl” of a name was the real name of silver screen star Rita…
|Bitter; derived from Mary
|Miracle; taken from the Virgin Mary”s title Nuestra Senora de los Milagros, Our Lady of Miracles
|Abbreviation of Melinda, which is a blend of Melanie or Melissa and Linda