Baby girl names beginning with V

Looking for baby name ideas for a girl that start with the 22nd letter of the alphabet? We’ve got some vibrant suggestions, along with their origin and meaning

The letter V

Are you looking for baby girl name ideas beginning with V? Look through our list with their origins and meanings to find out whether your baby girl could be a Valerie, Vita or Volante

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1. Valentine

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: strong and healthy
  • Also: Valentina, Val

2. Valerie

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: the name of a Roman family used as a first name
  • Also: Val

3. Vanda

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: family, wanderer
  • Also: Wanda

4. Vanessa

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: butterfly
  • Also: Ness, Nessie

5. Vanna

  • Origin: Hebrew, Russian/Czech
  • Meaning: in Hebrew, God’s gift: in Russian and Czech, God is gracious

6. Vardis

  • Origin: Indian
  • Meaning: rose

7. Vashti

  • Origin: Persian
  • Meaning: beautiful

8. Veda

  • Origin: Indian
  • Meaning: knowledge, wisdom

9. Vedya

  • Origin: Indian
  • Meaning: celebrated

10. Velinda

  • Origin: African American
  • Meaning: pretty

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11. Velma

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: determined protector

12. Velvet

  • Origin: English
  • Menaing: the name of the soft cloth

13. Venetia

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: the name of the Italian city

14. Venus

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: love, loveliness, beloved, or sexual love

15. Vera

  • Origin: Russian
  • Meaning: faith

16. Verena

  • Latin origin
  • Meaning: true

17. Verity

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: truth

18. Veronica

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: a true image
  • Also: Verona, Veronique (French form)

19. Vesta

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: the name of the Roman goddess of fire; Vesta is one of the three virgin goddesses of antiquity, known to the Greeks as Hestia

20. Vevila

  • Origin: Celtic
  • Meaning: harmonious

21. Vi

  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: purple
  • Also: Viola (below), Violet (below)

22. Victoria

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: victory
  • Also:Vicky, Vickie, Tory, Tori, Vita,  Viti, Queenie

23. Vida

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: life
  • Also: Davida

24. Vijaya

  • Origin: Sanskrit
  • Meaning: victory

25. Violet

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: the name of the flower

26. Viola

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Latin name for Violet
  • Also: Violetta

27. Virginia

  • Origin: Latin
  • Menaing: the name of a Roman family used as a first name
  • Also: Ginny, Ginnie, Gini, Jinny

28. Vishala

  • Origin: Hindi
  • Meaning: wide-eyed
  • Also: Vishalakshi

29. Vita

  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: life
  • Also: Victoria

30. Vivien

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: full of life
  • Also: Vivyan, Vyvyan, Vivienne (French form), Viv

31. Volante

  • Origin: Italian, Latin
  • Meaning: to fly

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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