It’s almost 2014 and many expecting parents must be excited about ushering in the year, when there little one will be born. Like every year, 2013 also saw some big changes in the style of baby names. Traditional baby names made a big comeback, but the modern and wacky ones were not far behind. The baby with the most popular and cute girl name to be born in 2013 was probably the Kardashian baby, North West. Hoping celebrity parents will have a little bit more sense that to name their baby ‘North West’, we will look at some cute girl names that are expected to be really hot in 2014.
Cute Girl Names For 2014
Rose is one of the most beautiful and feminine names you could ever give your precious little girl. The beautiful name is of course derived from the beautiful flower, rose. There are a number of very famous people named Rose, with the fictional character of Rose from the movie Titanic being one of them. The name is slowly rising to its former glory as a first name and middle name. Some of the variants of Rose are Rosie, Rosalyn, Rosemary and Rosa.
Poppy is a baby girl name that was quite popular in the late seventies and early eighties. The name is slowly making a comeback after celebrity chef Jamie Oliver names his daughter Poppy. The name is of course derived from the flower of the same name. Though right now the name’s popularity is confined to England, it is soon expected to become one of the most popular cute baby names of 2014 in the rest of the English speaking world too.
Continuing in the trend of naming baby girls after flowers, the next name on our list is Clover. For people who feel that baby names derived from flowers like daisy and rose are too common, Clover is the perfect option. The clover is also associated with good luck due to the four leaf clover and the shamrock symbol of the Irish. The name has found more takers after actor Natasha Wagner named her daughter Clover, in the memory of her mother, Natalie Wood’s hit movie, ‘Inside Daisy Clover’.
Ruth is the most famous baby girl name from the bible. In Hebrew, the name Ruth means ‘companion’. The meaning is so because when the mother in law of the biblical Ruth was taking leave, Ruth told her that she would accompany her, wherever she went. In return, her mother in law gave her the name, Ruth, meaning ‘companion’. Ruth is one of the most feminine names ever, and has always remained a classic. The name is expected to continue ruling the charts to become one of the most popular baby girl names of 2014.
Lulu is one of the most exotic names in our list. The name has its roots in Africa. More specifically, it is of Swahili, and Tanzanian origins, and means precious, pearl and calm. The name is one of the latest in the trend of giving babies, very exotic sounding names. The name is expected to become one of the hottest baby girl names of 2014.
Celine is a very beautiful and feminine name that is popular, all over the world. The name is of French origin and means ‘sky or heavenly’. The name is a variant of the French version Céline. The name is also supposed to have Latin origins. In Latin, Celine means ‘heaven’. The most famous person with this name is the very talented Canadian singer, Celine Dion.
The name ‘Venice’ is of course from the most beautiful man made city in the whole world, the Venice of Italy. Venice, though a beautiful name, is quite unusual and is only slowly rising in popularity. The name is also believed to have Latin origins. In Latin, Venice means ‘favour giving’. The name is expected to be one of the hottest cute baby names of 2014.
Kamila is believed to be the female version of the male name, Kamil. The origin of the name is disputed. While many claim that the name is derived from Latin, meaning ‘attendant at a religious service’, many others claim that the name has Polish and Slovak origins. The name has numerous variants in many different languages. Some of the most common are Camilla, Kamilah, and Jamila.
Continuing in our trend of naming babies after beautiful cities is Paris. Paris has traditionally been used as both a girl and a boy name. It is now used mostly as a baby girl name. The name Paris has Greek, French and Latin origins, and means ‘son of Priam’ or ‘abductor of Helen’.
Norah is a very popular and beautiful baby girl name of Irish, Greek and Latin origins. The name means ‘light, or honour’. In French, the name Norah is seen as a variant of Helen. The name is also believed to be from the English word Honora meaning ‘honour’. The name came into prominence in the last decade after the success of the popular American singer Norah Jones. The name is expected to go on to become one of the most popular baby girl names of 2014.
Lucille is a beautiful girl’s name that was very popular in the early part of 20th century. The name was brought into prominence by the very popular American actor and comedian, Lucille Ball. The name Lucille means ‘light’. The name is rising in popularity again after the popular American actor Maya Rudolph named her daughter Lucille.
Kali is a name that has started to become popular in the western world very recently. The name follows the trend of naming babies with exotic sounding names. The name Kali has Indian or rather Hindu origins. In Sanskrit, the name Kali means ‘the black one’. In Hindu mythology, the goddess Kali is the destructive form of Lord Shiva’s wife Parvathy.
Annie is one of the oldest and most traditional names on our list. It is believed to have Hebrew origins. In Hebrew, the meaning of Annie is ‘prayer’. The name and its variants are used, without any discrimination, all over the world. The name never really went out of fashion and is expected to become one of the most popular cute baby girl names of 2014.