1. Education

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://german.about.com/library/blname_Girls.htm

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Most Emailed Articles

Now We Can Begin

German Names: Girls

German First Names for Girls

Vornamen für Mädchen

German First Names > Boys > Girls > Names Glossary
  German Surnames > Genealogy Glossary

A list of contemporary and traditional German first names for girls. Also see German Names for Boys and Top First Names.

German Names for Girls A-J
Mädchennamen
German Names for Girls K-Z
Mädchennamen
NOTE: This selective list does not include most German names that are identical or similar to English names for girls (Anna, Laura, Lisa, etc.). Not all of these names are in fashion today. You can learn more about these names in our First Names Glossary, an annotated A-Z lexicon of Germanic given names, their meanings and origins.
An approximate pronunciation guide for some names is shown in [brackets].
MORE > See additional name links below.
Adelheid
Agatha / Agathe [ah-GAH-tuh]
Agnes
Alexandra
Alheid
Amalia / Amalie
Andrea
Angelika
Anja
Anka / Anke
Antje
Anna/Anne
Anneliese
Annette
Arabella
Asta
Astrid
  More about "A" names

Barbara
Bärbel
Beate
Beatrix
Berta / Bertha
Bertel
Bettina
Birgit / Birgitta
Brigitte (Gitte)
Brunhild(e)
  More about "B" names

Charlotte [shar-LOT-tuh]
Christa (Krista)
Christin
Christina / Christine
Claudia
  More about "C" names

Dagmar
Daniela
Dora
Doreen
Dorle
Dorothea
  More about "D" names

Edda
Edeltraud
Effi
Elfriede / Elfi
Elisabeth / Elsi
Elke
Elsa / Else
Emma
Erika
Erna / Ernesta
Eugenia / Eugenie
  More about "E" names

Fieke
Franziska
Frieda
Friedelind(e)
Friederike / Friedel
Friedhild(e)
Fritzi
  More about "F" names

Gabi
Gabriele
Geli
Gerda
Gerlinde
Gertraud / Gertrud
Gisela
Gitta / Gitte (Brigitte)
Gisela [GHEE-suh-luh]
Gretchen / Gretl
Guido
Gusti
  More about "G" names

Hanna(h) / Hanne
Hannelore
Hansi (Johanna)
Hedda
Hedwig / Hedy
Heide
Heidemarie / Heidemaria
Heidi
Heike
Helga
Helma
Henni / Henny
Herta / Hertha
Hilde / Hilda
Hildeberta
Hildegard
  More about "H" names

Ida [EE-duh]
Ilka
Ilsa, Ilse
Ines
Inge / Inga
Ingeborg
Ingrid
Irma
Irmgard
Irmhild(e)
Irmtraud
Isolde

Jana
Janina
Jasmin [YAZ-meen]
Johanna (Hansi)
Jolanda
Julia [YOO-lee-uh]
Juliane
Jutta / Jutte

Kai [KYE]
Kamilla
Karin
Karla
Karolin
Katharina
Kathrin / Katrin
Katja [KAT-ya]
Kerstin
Kirsten
Klara
Klaudia
Konstanze
Kriemhild(e)
Kristin

Lara
Lea / Leah
Lena, Leni
Lenore / Lenora
Letta
Liese / Liesel / Lise
Lieselotte
Lili / Lilli
Lilo
Lotte / Lotti (Charlotte)
Ludwiga
Lulu

Magda
Magdalena
Mandy
Manuela
Margaretha
Margit
Maria / Marie
Marina
Marlene
Martina
Mathilde
Maxine
Meinhild(e)
Melanie
Mila
Minna (Wilhelmine)
Mirjam
Mitzi / Mizzi
Monika

Nadine
Nadja
Nastasja / Nastassja
Natascha
Nicole
Nina
Ninja [NEEN-yuh]

Ottilie

Paula
Pauline
Petra
Pia

Renate
Resi (Therese)
Ria (Maria)
Romy (Rosemarie)
Rosalinde
Rosamunde
Roswitha

Sabine
Sabrina
Sandra
Sara / Sarah
Seffi (Josepha)
Senta
Sieghild(e)
Sieglind(e)
Sigrid
Sigrun
Silke
Simone
Sophia / Sophie / Sofie
Stefanie / Stephanie
Steffi (Stephanie)
Susanne

Tanja
Theda
Therese
Traude
Traute
Trude / Trudi / Traudel

Ulla
Ulrika / Ulrike
Uschi (Ursula)
Ursula
Uta / Ute

Veronika
Viktoria

Walburga
Waltraud / Waltraut
Wendelin
Wilfrieda / Winfriede
Wilhelmina / Wilhelmine
Wilma
Winfried
  More about "W" names

Yvonne

MORE > German First Names > Name Glossary > Top First Names

Also see...

First Names Glossary - Vornamenlexikon
Our annotated A-Z lexicon of Germanic given names, their meanings and origins.

German Names: Part One
About the origins and changing popularity of German given names.

German First Names: Top 10
Ranked lists of the top 10 names for boys and girls from 1997 to the present.

German Surnames
About German last names and their origins. Also see our German Surname Lexikon, a glossary of German last names and their meanings.

Germanic Genealogy - Contents/Inhalt
Our genealogy starting page. Lists all the articles, glossaries and link pages for tracing your Germanic roots.


German Newsletters
Subscribe to a free newsletter!

      German Forum 1
     Deutsches Forum 2

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.