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Girl Names of Diminutive theme

Diminutive names for baby girls, related also with petite, with 109 entries. Diminutive names are very popular as baby girl names, and they are also regarded as trendy. Their usage peaked in 1947 with 12.154% of baby girls being given Diminutive names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 52 Diminutive names. The names have slipped in popularity since then. In 2017, their total usage was 3.856% with 32 Diminutive names listed among the top 1000, appearing with somewhat increasing regularity in the recent decade. Among all Diminutive names, Emma (English, Armenian, Catalan, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Scandinavian, and Spanish) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #1 and a usage of 1.0528%.


Adelineof a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... of Germanic origin ... used mainly in English and French ...

Alisonof a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... has its origins in the Germanic language ... had a ranking of #102 then ...

Alpaa petite girl ...The origin of Alpa is the Sanskrit language ... not frequently used as a baby girl name ...

AnitaGod was gracious, God has shown ... language of origin is Hebrew ... predominantly used in English, Finnish, ...

Aphradust; whitish red, pink; woman from Africa; excellent; most important; first-born child ...variant of Afra ...

Arankagold; golden-haired ... mainly used in Hungarian ... Its language of origin is Hungarian and Latin ...

Arleneorigin, as well as its use, is in the English ... form Arline was first invented by Michael ...

Arletteeagle; man, free man; coral; maiden, ... mainly used in the English, French, ... variant form of Arlene ...

Avelinelittle bird, strength, desired; ... language of origin is Germanic and Old French, ... derivative of Ava ...

BabetteGod is perfection, God is my oath; ... used chiefly in the French, English, ... Its origin is Hebrew and Latin ...

Balbinastammering ... a German and Italian name of Latin ... name was originally the feminine form of the ...

Beagana petite woman ... has its origins in the Celtic language ... not popular as a baby girl name ...

BethGod is perfection, God is my oath; ... origin is Hebrew, and its use, English and ... shortening of Bethan ...

BethanGod is perfection, God is my oath; ... language of origin is Hebrew, and it is used ... form of Beth ...

BetsyGod is perfection, God is my oath ... largely used in the English language and ... was #228 in rank then ...

BetteGod is perfection, God is my oath ... mainly used in the English and French ... variant form of Betty ...

Birdielittle bird; bright, famous; bright ... has its origins in the Germanic and ... used largely in English ...

Carreenprimarily used in English and its ... was first invented by Margaret Mitchell for ...

Carrielittle dark one, little dark-haired ... language of origin is Old Welsh, English, ... form of Carey ...

Clementinemerciful, gentle ... has its origins in the Latin language ... used largely in English, German, and ...

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