One of your first jobs as a parent-to-be is to pick the perfect name for your baby.
No pressure, but it needs to be a baby name you both love, right?
Luckily, you have nine months to come up with a shortlist.
In your search for the perfect baby girl name, where better to start than with the letter A?
Baby-names starting with A roll easily off the tongue and are pleasing to say. There are lots of gorgeous A names to choose from.
If you’re looking for an A name for your baby girl, look no further. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite baby girl names that start with A.
Some of the names might be familiar to you and others you might never have come across before.
We’ve included a mix of unusual baby names and more popular girls’ names – from timeless classics, including Abigail and Annie, to trending names like Arabella and Addison.
How to use this baby name list
Get pen and paper handy (or simply jot your favorites down on your phone, if you prefer) so you can keep note of any girls baby names that catch your eye (or ear).
First, read the names out loud to see if any of them sound like ‘the one’. If you find one you like, be sure to test it aloud with the surname you have decided on for your baby girl.
Once you have a list of A names you like the sound of, it’s time to share them with your partner.
Why you should choose an A name for your baby girl
The letter A takes pride of place at the very start of the alphabet. It’s associated with top marks, success, and being number one.
Your child’s name might not determine her future, but having a name associated with success could help her self-esteem and confidence.
Baby girl names that start with A have the edge when it comes to connotations of excellence.
Are baby girl A names popular?
Yes. Girls’ names beginning with the letter A are popular baby girl names. The A sound is a fashionable choice and this is reflected in the popularity of A names on lists of top baby names.
A names feature prominently on the popular baby girl names lists across the world. That doesn’t mean the name you choose will be common; there are more than enough A names to go around.
What are unique girl names that start with A?
If you’re looking for unique girl names starting with A, there are lots to choose from.
Adalee, Azalea, and Aurora are beautiful options for parents seeking unique baby girl names.
Alana, Aria, Ariana, and Aurelia are also unique baby girl names that start with A.
Even more unique and unusual are Azura, Acadia and Arya.
Our list above features plenty of unusual feminine names beginning with A to ensure your daughter stands out from the crowd.
What are cute girl names that start with A?
For baby girls, there are hundreds of cute names that start with A, including Angel, Aisling/Aislinn and Amber.
Annie, Aba, Amelia and April are other options for sweet-sounding feminine baby girl names that begin with the letter A.
Alice, Ava, Amy and Abigail are pretty names for girls starting with A.
Remember, when choosing a long name, it can be shortened to a cute nickname. Some parents prefer baby names that offer both cute and formal options for their child to choose from in different situations.
How do you name a girl after her father?
You might choose to name your baby girl after her father, but want to use a more feminine version. If your partner is Adam, you could choose Addison, or Andrea for Andrew.
If your partner is Alexander, you might choose Alexandria, Alexandra or Alexia (Lexi for short and to avoid confusion!).
Old fashioned names starting with A
You and your partner might really like the trend of using names for girls from a certain vintage, such as an old family name.
Annette, Annabeth and Audrey are all names that evoke an old world feeling. More commonly known old fashioned names include Anne, Angela and Allison.