206 Short Girl Names from Classic to Trendy - Baby Chick

206 Short Girl Names from Classic to Trendy

Baby NamesPublished December 29, 2022

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A friend of mine recently named her baby girl Kate, and it’s such a cute, classic short girl name! My little girl goes by Coco, and even though it serves as her nickname, it’s a fun name that could stand on its own. If nicknames aren’t your thing, this list of short girl names brings you the cutest names in one little package, no nicknames needed. Whether you prefer classic or trendy names or feminine or gender-neutral names, read on for our favorite short girl names.

206 Short Girl Names

58 Short Classic Girl Names

You can’t go wrong with a classic, short name for your baby girl. Names like Anne and Mary are short and sweet and will never go out of style. Other classic names include the vintage-sounding and less common Lyla and Opal.

Check out our favorite classic, short girl names here:

1. Alma

2. June

3. Jane

4. Lucy

5. Claire

6. Mary

7. Lily

8. Eve

9. Jean

10. Tess or Tessa

11. Emma

12. Ava

13. Leah

14. Joy

15. May or Mae

16. Anne, Annie, or Anna

17. Lyla

18. Gwen

19. Gwynn

20. Sally

21. Rose or Rosie

22. Ada

23. Paige

24. Iris

25. Opal

26. Ruby

27. Pearl

28. Ruth

29. Shay or Shea

30. Kay

31. Leigh

32. Grace

33. Polly

34. Lacy

35. Elsa

36. Sadie

37. Mabel

38. Fay or Faye

39. Hope

40. Hazel

41. Lane or Layne

42. Nora or Norah

43. Cora

44. Vera

45. Jill

46. Dawn

47. Lana

48. Molly

49. Judy

50. Alice

51. Willa

52. Edith

53. Sara

54. Eva

55. Carol

56. Kary

57. Erin

58. Faith

42 Short Girl Names Commonly Used as Nicknames

While names like Milly (from Amelia and Millicent) and Penny (from Penelope) have traditionally been used as nicknames, they stand on their own as a solid choice if you want a classic name with an unexpected twist. The same applies to names like Betty or Bette (from Elizabeth) and Lulu (from Louise), which make for sweet and short name options for your baby girl.

See our favorite short girl names inspired by nicknames:

1. Betty

2. Bea

3. Roxy or Roxie

4. Kate

5. Beth

6. Betsy

7. Milly

8. Penny

9. Liv

10. Lexie or Lexy

11. Emmy or Emmie

12. Coco

13. Etta

14. Etty

15. Nelly

16. Effie

17. Allie or Ally

18. Addie or Addy

19. Maddy

20. Vivi

21. Kitty

22. Tory or Tori

23. Ronny or Ronnie

24. Bri or Bree

25. Britt

26. Mindy

27. Ash

28. Char

29. Gabi

30. JoJo

31. Kat or Cat

32. Nell

33. Becca or Becky

34. Meg

35. Evie

36. Edie

37. Lulu

38. Minny

39. Gigi

40. Bella

41. Kim

42. Bette

31 Trendy Short Girl Names

There are so many modern short names for girls that are currently trending! We love the playful-sounding Cleo and Luna and more sophisticated choices, like Luxe and Olive.

See our top picks for trendy short girl names here:

1. Eden

2. Cleo

3. Lark

4. Wren

5. Jem, Jemma, Gem or Gemma

6. Isla

7. Ivy

8. Olive

9. Lola

10. Jade

11. Elle or Ella

12. Cali

13. Brooke

14. Midge

15. Belle

16. Maeve

17. Luna

18. Brynn

19. Fern

20. Mia

21. Myla or Mila

22. Nova

23. Jolie

24. Jovie

25. Josie

26. Zoe

27. Poppy

28. Sage

29. Piper

30. Greer

31. Macy

31 Short Gender Neutral Girl Names

If frilly is not your style, these short trendy names are also gender-neutral options for your baby girl. We currently love Reese (while gender-neutral, Rhys or Reece are considered the masculine spelling) and Lou (this is a trending “grandpa name” for little girls) as gender-neutral short girl name choices.

Check out these short gender-neutral girl names:

1. Reese

2. Lou

3. River

4. Blake

5. Luxe

6. Drew

7. Skye

8. Ezra

9. Remi or Remy

10. Reeve

11. Ryan

12. Davie

13. Scout

14. Beck

15. Kyle

16. Kit

17. Kylie

18. Rhett

19. Robin

20. Dale

21. Lenny

22. Quinn

23. Jude

24. Sloan

25. Max

26. Rory

27. Shane

28. Kris

29. Alex

30. Andie

31. Tatum

45 Short Unique Girl Names

If you want a short name that’s more unique, see this list of less common baby girl names. Fawn and Birch bring a unique nature vibe, while Suki and Juno are rarely used names with pop culture references.

Here’s our favorite short unique girl names:

1. Demi

2. Aden

3. Ember

4. Naya

5. Birch

6. Fawn

7. Storm

8. Enya

9. Kaia

10. Rio

11. Hart

12. Esme

13. Gila

14. Mira

15. Dior

16. Dream

17. Juno

18. Gia

19. Rue

20. Suki

21. Rumi

22. Thea

23. Lake

24. Desi

25. Aria

26. Jazz

27. Echo

28. Pippa

29. Aster

30. Haven

31. Noa

32. Fia

33. Uma

34. Isa

35. Aura

36. Rhea

37. Romy

38. Inez

39. Blue

40. Lovie

41. Layla

42. Peace

43. True

44. Jewel

45. Tempe

We hope our list of short girl names inspired you!

Check out our other baby name lists if you are still on the baby name hunt. Try the coolest girl namesone-syllable girl names, or rare girl names for inspiration. Good luck picking out the right one for your baby girl!

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