Baby girl names beginning with O

Looking for baby name ideas for a girl that start with the 15th letter of the alphabet? We’ve got some outstanding suggestions, along with their origin and meaning

The letter O

Here are some baby girl name ideas beginning with O along with their origin and meaning to help you decide if your daughter could be an Obelia, Orlanda or Ottilie

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1. Obedience

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: listen to or submit to

2. Obelia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: marker, pointer, needle

3. Ocean

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: the sea

4. Octavia

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: eighth; Derived from a Roman family name; the feminine form of Octavius
  • Also: Ottavia (Italian form)

5. Odeda

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: courageous or Strong

6. Odelia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: song

7. Odette

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: wealth
  • Also: Odile, Ottavia (Italian form), Ottilie

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8. Olga

  • Origin: Old Norse
  • Meaning: blessed, holy
  • Also: Helga

9. Olivia

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: olive; the feminine form of Oliver
  • Also: Olive, Livia

10. Olwen

  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: white trail
  • Also: Olwyn

11. Oonagh

  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: lamb
  • Also: Oona, Una

12. Oorvi

  • Origin: Indian
  • Meaning: earth

13. Opal

  • Origin: Sanskrit
  • Meaning: name of a gemstone used as a first name

14. Ophelia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: succour

15. Ophrah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: gazelle
  • Also: Ofra, Oprah

16. Oriana

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: to rise

17. Oriel

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: gold
  • Also: Aurelia, Oriole

18. Orla

  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: golden princess
  • Also: Orlagh, Orlaith

19. Orlanda

  • Origin: Old German
  • Meaning: famous land; feminine form of Orlando, a derivative of Roland

20. Ottilie

  • Origin: Old German
  • Meaning: wealth
  • Also: Ottilia, Ottoline; Odette, Odile (French forms)

About our author Catherine Ball

Catherine Ball is a freelance journalist who specialises in writing about parenting and health. She has been a journalist for 20 years, writing for a wide range of regional and national publications. She is also mum to 4 children between the ages 3 and 12, so has drawn up many, many lists of baby names over the past few years.

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