100 Fabulous Girls' Names Beginning With F

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Choosing names for your new baby girl can be an overwhelming task.

If you've got a feeling that girl names that start with F might be right for your newest family member, then we've compiled a list of girl names starting with F from the classics to unique baby names that will stand out from the crowd.

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Feminine Girl Names That Start With F

Perfect for a beautiful little baby girl, these girl names starting with F are some of our favourites.

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1. Faele is of unknown origin and means "one who is like the dawn."

2. Fairen is of American origin, and this baby name means beautiful.

3. Fantine is of French origin, and this baby name means childlike.

4. Fedella is of African and Spanish origin and means "she who is faithful and true."

5. Felicia is of Latin origin from the name Felix, which means happy and lucky.

6. Feliciana is of Latin origin and means lucky, so is one of the best baby girl names to give your child for a lifetime of luck.

7. Feodora is of Russian origin, derived from the Greek name Theodora, means "God's gift."

8. Fionnuala is of Gaelic origin. This adorable girls name means "white shoulder."

9. Fiora is of Gaelic origin and means "little flower."

10. Florencia is of Spanish origin and means "to flower," or "to bloom."

11. Freja is of Scandinavian origin and refers to the Norse Goddess of Love.

Classic Girl Names Starting With F

These are some of the most traditional names beginning with F, so you can rest assured you are choosing a name for your new baby that is steeped with exciting history.

1. Fatima is of Arabic origin, this is one of the rarer beautiful baby girl names in the UK and means captivating sea-fowl, after the daughter of Prophet Mohammed.

2. Faye This is one of the more popular classic English baby girls' names beginning with F, and means confidence, trust and belief in oneself.

3. Fenella is one of our favourite classic Scottish baby names and means fair-shouldered.

4. Fiona This classic girls name has Gaelic origin and means fair. It is originally the feminine form of Fionn.

5. Fran is of Latin origin, and this popular baby girl name means "free one."

6. Frances is of Italian origin. The meaning of this, one of the more classic girls' names beginning with F on our list, is "she who is French," and is the feminine form of Frances.

7. Frederica is of German origin; this is the perfect name for a baby girl who is set to become a tranquil leader.

Cute Girl Names That Start With F

We've got plenty of sweet girls' names for your cute baby girl to help you pick something completely adorable.

1. Fairly is of English origin, means, "from the bull's meadow."

2. Felelolie is of Old English origin and means girl.

3. Felice is of Latin origin and means fortunate and happy.

4. Felina is of Latin origin and means cat-like.

5. Filia is of Greek origin, means daughter.

6. Fleur is of French origin and means flower.

7. Fozia  is of Arabic origin, and this sweet baby name means "a woman who is triumphant and successful." Perfect for sweet yet strong baby girls.

Popular Girl Names Starting With F

If you're looking for girls' names that are more well known, these popular choices are sure to spark your F name ideas.

1. Faith This baby girl name is of Greek origin and means confidence, trust and belief.

2. Faithlyn is one of the most beautiful of the baby girl names that start with F and is of Dutch origin. It means loyalty and belief.

3. Felicity This sweet girls name is of English origin and is the feminine form of Felix, meaning, "she who is happy."

4. Fifi is of French origin, and means, "May Jehovah add to the family."

5. Flora is of Latin origin, and this beautiful name means flower.

6. Florence is of English origin, and means blooming and flourishing.

7. Francesca is of Italian origin, this popular F name means French, and is the feminine form of Franciscus.

8. Frieda This is one of the most beautiful girl names starting with F and is of German origin, meaning peaceful ruler.

Abstract Girl Names That Start With F

If you love the idea of baby girl names that are entirely out of the ordinary, check out our list of non-traditional girls names that come from words with beautiful meanings.

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1. Fable is of American origin, and the name means, tale or story.

2. Fawn is of English origin; this cute nature baby name beginning with F means, "young deer."

3. Favour is of Arabic origin; this unusual girls name refers to a "favour of the divine."

4. Feather is of American origin, and literally refers to the feathers of a bird.

5. February is of Latin origin and refers to the second month of the year, means the end of winter.

6. Fern is of English origin; this cute and popular baby name refers to the green leafy plant.

7. Fire is of American origin and literally means fire or blazing sun.

8. Flash is of American origin and refers to a bright light beaming.

9. Flick  is a middle German 'F' name meaning, "she who has good fortune and prosperity."

10. Forever is of American origin, and means never-ending.

11. Fortune is of Latin origin, from the Roman goddess of good fortune, Fortuna.

12. Fox is of Old English origin and refers to the sleek, smart and popular animal.

13. Foxglove  is of Anglo-Saxon origin and referring to the flower, originally thought to mean, "fairy music."

14. Free is of American origin, and this unique and modern F baby name means freedom.

Unique Girl Names That Start With F

For your unique baby, you need exclusive baby girls' names. These are some of our favourite lesser-heard girl names that start with F.

1. Fabia is of Italian origin and means a woman who is a bean farmer.

2. Fabianna is of Latin origin; this baby name is the feminine form of Fabian.

3. Fadilah is of Urdu origin. This baby name means, "she is a generous giver."

4. Falala is of African origin, and this name means "born in abundance."

5. Fanya is of Slavic origin, a unique baby girl name meaning free.

6. Farzaneh is a Persian name meaning wise. This baby girl name is the feminine form of Farzan.

7. Fatou is of Swahili origin and means "to abstain."

8. Faydell is of English origin, meaning, "fairy of the valley."

9. Fayme is of French origin, meaning "she is held in high esteem."

10. Feechi is of African origin, and perfect for religious baby girls, as it means worshipping God.

11. Fenya is of Russian origin and is the shortened version of the girl's name Agrafena.

12. Fereshteh is of Persian origin, means angel.

13. Fineena is of Irish origin, for baby girls who are fair at birth.

14. Flavia is of Italian origin, this 'F' name meaning she is golden, or blonde.

Strong Girl Names Starting with F

If you're looking for fierce fighting baby girl names, these warrior names beginning with F are here to help you raise your baby into a strong woman.

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1. Faiza is of Arabic origin and means "she who is victorious."

2. Fallon is of Irish origin, and the name means "in charge."

3. Farran is an Irish name meaning adventurous, perfect for a baby with an excited temperament.

4. Fayola is of African origin, meaning "walks with honour."

5. Faziah is of Urdu origin and means "the winner."

6. Fianna is of Irish origin and the feminine form of Fionn, meaning warrior.

7. Finley is a baby name of Irish and Scottish origin, and means "fair-haired hero."

8. Frost This is one of the most unique baby girl names that start with an F and is of Scandinavian origin, means the winter frost, or someone who is unflinching.

Short Girl Names Starting with F

There is no need for nicknames with these short and snappy girls' names, which are perfect for bright and confident girls.

1. Fani is of Latin origin, this is one of the more unique girls names beginning with F, and means free.

2. Faele is of unknown origin and means, "one who is like the dawn."

3. Fe is of Greek origin, and the name is a shortened version of Faith.

4. Feba is of Indian origin and means "she is a source of light."

5. Feiga is a baby name of Yiddish origin and means fig.

6. Fenn is of German origin and comes from the name given to those who live in low-lying marshes.

7. Ffion is of Welsh origin and means "purple foxglove."

8. Fiza is of Urdu origin and means breeze.

9. Flann is of Gaelic origin and means ruddy-cheeked or red-haired.

10. Flori is of Latin origin and means "to blossom," or "to flower."

Unisex Baby Names Beginning with F

These cute baby names beginning with F are great choices if you don't want your baby to have a traditionally female name. Unisex baby names have become more and more popular over the years, and are a great unique option for your new addition.

1. Fajr is of Arabic origin and means "daybreak," or, "the first light of day."

2. Fanchon is of Gaelic origin and means free and whimsical.

3. Feechi is an African baby name which means a God-worshipping woman or man.

4. Flannery is of Irish origin and means red-haired.

5. Frady is of American origin, derived from the German name, "Vrede," popularised by the American baseball coach Greg Frady.

6. Fraidy is of Yiddish origin and means bear.

7. Frankie is of American origin and means free or truthful.

8. Frauke is of Old German origin and from the German word, "Frowka", it means "little tree."

9. Freddie is of German origin and means peace, traditionally a boys' name which has gained popularity as a name for a baby girl over the last few years.

10. Frigg is of Norse origin and means beloved.

Edgy Girls' Names Beginning with F

If you're looking for girl names starting with F that are cool and creative, these are our favourite girls' names out there.

1. Falon is of Irish origin, and this firm name means "in charge."

2. Falyn is of Irish origin and means leader.

3. Fenix is of Greek origin. This rare girls' name beginning with F is traditionally used as a boys' name, but has recently become more popular for girls, and means "dark red."

4. Fifer is of English origin, and means "flute player."

5. Fleetwood is of English origin and referring to the town in Lancashire, made famous as a baby girl name by the iconic band Fleetwood Mac.

6. Florida is a name of Spanish origin and means an Easter flower blooming, and also the name of the popular state in America.

7. Fonda is of Spanish origin and means deep-rooted and profound.

8. Forba is of Scottish origin, meaning headstrong.

9. Fukayna is a name with Egyptian origins and means intelligent and knowledgeable.

10. Fynch is a girls' name originating in England and means a fowl or small bird.

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Emily Munden
Big sister to two little brothers

Emily has lived in London for nearly ten years, and still loves discovering new places to explore in the capital with her two little brothers. She loves to travel and try new foods, if you don't find her baking or trying out a new craft project, you'll find her hula-hooping and having a picnic in one of London's amazing parks.