How Do You Find the Meaning of Names for Girls?


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You can find the meaning of names for girls by using websites such as BabyNames.net and BehindTheName.com. Each site lets you search through names and provides a quick description of the name's meaning.

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How Do You Find the Meaning of Names for Girls?
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BabyNames.net provides an alphabetical list of baby names and their meanings. Users can browse through the selections by clicking Next near the bottom of the screen or by clicking on any of the letters at the top of the screen to bring up girl names starting with that letter. When you click on a name, the site displays its origin, pronunciation and its popularity over the years, as well as additional information such as how and why a name became popular.

BehindTheName.com provides a searchable database of names. The database displays both boy names and girl names. When you search for a specific name, it brings up more information about it, including whether it is a masculine or feminine name and what the meaning and history of the name is. This description also includes a list of variations on the name as well as how the name appears in other languages. You can browse through only female names by clicking Feminine on the site's home page and viewing the list, clicking Next Page when you get to the bottom of each page.

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