Whether you're looking for something pretty or powerful, black baby girl names cover every meaning to fit your little girl's personality. Give your baby girl a meaningful African baby name, a Muslim baby name, or invent your own name to show off her African heritage.
Popular Girl Names in Africa
Popular African Girl Names in the U.S.
You can find options that are more mixed baby girl names of black and white cultures by looking at a list of popular African names in the U.S.
Beautiful Names for Black Girls
Some of the prettiest black girl names are names with African roots that mean "beautiful" or have a beautiful meaning. If you love black baby girl names that start with "A," you're in luck because many "A" names have beautiful meanings.
|Amahle||The beautiful ones; Zulu|
|Chiamazk||God is beautiful; Igbo|
|Mbalenhle||Beautiful flower; Zulu|
|Minenhle||Beautiful day; Zulu|
|Monifa||I am lucky; Yoruba|
|Thando||To love; Zulu|
|Yewubdar||Beyond beauty limits; Amharic|
Powerful Names of Iconic Black Women
Strong names for black baby girls often come from the names of the baddest black women in the world. From activists to actresses, there's no shortage of iconic black women to inspire your little girl's name.
|Araminta||Unknown||Harriet Tubman's real name|
|Jada||He knows||Actress Pinkett Smith|
|Serena||Tranquil||Tennis Player Williams|
|Simone||He has heard||Gymnast Biles|
|Sojourner||Spends the day||Activist Truth|
|Tarana||Music||Burke of #MeToo|
|Venus||Love||Tennis player Williams|
Cute Names of Black Female Characters
From books to movies, fictional black female characters names also provide great inspiration for your baby girl's moniker.
|Cellie||Unknown||The Color Purple book|
|Iridessa||Resembles rainbow||Disney fairy|
|Janie||God is gracious||Their Eyes Were Watching God book|
|Okoye||Day of the week||Black Panther movie|
|Rue||Friend||The Hunger Games books|
|Shuri||Valiant||Black Panther movie|
|Tiana||Unknown||The Princess and the Frog movie|
Baby Girl Names With Meaning
Embracing your heritage, looks, or a group you identify with can help you find name inspiration for your little girl. Check out unique baby names and even black baby names for boys to find more black girl middle names and first names for your little princess.