Cute Baby Names for Girls from the Victorian Era

Victorian era girl
Victorian baby girl

The trend these days is to choose a really unusual names for babies.  Cute baby names for girls from Victorian times can provide some inspiration for today’s baby girl and are actually quite trendy!

During the Victorian era, Biblical names were often used for both girls and boys. Parents copied names from either close friends or people they admired.

Girls were often given virtuous names, such as Faith, Hope or Charity.

Victorian baby
Cute Victorian baby

List of Victorian Era Baby Names for Girls

Abigale / Abby
Ada
Adella
Agnes
Allie
Almira / Almyra
Alva
America
Amelia
Ann ~ (also nickname for Nancy) / Annie

Beatrice
Becky ~ (see Rebecca)
Bernice
Bess, Bessie, Beth, Betsy ~ (for Elizabeth)

Charity
Charlotte
Chastity
Claire
Constance
Cynthia

Dorothy ~ (also Dot)

Edith
Edna
Edwina
Ella
Eleanor
Ellie
Elizabeth ~(also Eliza, Liza, Lizzy; see Bess.)
Elvira
Emma
Esther
Ethel
Ettie ~ (see Henrietta)
Eudora
Eva

Fidelia
Frances
Fanny ~ (usually nickname for Frances)
Flora
Florence

Geneve
Genevieve
Georgia
Gertrude / Gertie
Gladys
Grace

Cute Victorian Girls’ Names continues under this picture, starting with H:

Cute Victorian Baby
Proud Victorian parents

Hannah
Hattie
Helen
Helene
Henrietta / Hettie ~ (also Ettie)
Hester
Hope
Hortence

Isabell / Isabella

Jane
Jennie
Jessamine
Josephine
Judith
Julia
Juliet

Katherine / Kate

Laura
Leah
Lenora
Letitia
Lila
Lilly
Lorena
Lorraine
Lottie
Louise / Louisa
Lucy
Lulu
Lydia

Mahulda
Margaret ~ (see Peggy)
Mary
Mary Elizabeth
Mary Frances
Martha
Matilda / Mattie
Maude
Maxine /Maxie
Mercy
Mildred
Minerva
Missouri
Molly ~ (nickname for Mary)
Myrtle

Victorian baby
Victorian mother and baby girl

Nancy ~ (see Ann)
Natalie

Nellie / Nelly
Nettie
Nora

Orpha

Patsy
Parthena
Peggy ~ (nickname for Margaret)
Permelia
Phoebe
Philomena
Polly ~ (nickname for Mary)
Preshea

Rachel
Rebecca ~ (see Becky)

Rhoda / Rhody
Rowena
Rufina
Ruth

Samantha
Sally
Sarah
Sarah Ann
Sarah Elizabeth
Savannah
Selina
Sophronia
Stella

Theodosia

Vertiline ~ (also Verd)
Victoria
Virginia / Ginny
Vivian
Winnifred / Winnie

Zona
Zylphia

I hope this provides some inspiration for your baby girl!  Please add Victorian girls’ names in the comment section if you see some that I’ve missed.



 

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