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What are some good baby girl names?

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Examples of popular baby girl names include Sophia, Evelyn and Lily, as of 2015. Other popular names for baby girls are Grace, Aubrey, Claire, Kennedy and Stella, according to the Social Security Administration's list of most popular names.

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The name Sophia means "wisdom" in Greek. During the Middle Ages, Sophia was a popular name for girls among European royal families. It became more popular in Britain when the German House of Hanover inherited the British throne during the 1700s. Variations of this name include Sophie and Sofia.

Evelyn is an English and German name that is derived from the surname Aveline. When this name was first used in the 17th century, it was commonly given to boys. However, in modern times, it is considered a feminine name. Variations of this name include Evaline, Evalyn and Eveleen.

The name Lily is derived from the Latin word "lilium." It is commonly known as a type of flower. The lily flower is a symbol of purity, innocence and beauty. Variations of this name include Lila, Lillian, Lilias, Lilly and Lillita. Grace is also of Latin origin and means "blessing" or "favor." This is considered a virtue name as it refers to the grace of God.

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