Beautiful Two-Syllable Girl Names– Scary Mommy

Terrific Two-Syllable Girl Names

So you’re looking for a baby name and you want something that will fit perfectly with your last name and the middle name you have in mind. Sometimes longer first names go great with short surnames. Maybe you want a name that reads in the iambic pentameter, whatever it is, mama, you’ve come to the right place for options.

Having a little girl with a two-syllable name gives you a lot of creative freedom when calling her name from your bedroom. Not only can you emphasize each part of her name for zest, but it also increases the chances of her hearing you (you’re welcome, mama). Don’t get us wrong, monosyllabic names are cute and sometimes pack just enough punch your princess needs in her full name. But sometimes you need to up to the anti and find a name that’s just a tad bit longer. Two syllable names also fit perfectly into the Happy Birthday song.

Sometimes you need a specific number of syllables to keep the name flow strong. If that number is two, you’re in luck! These two-syllable baby girl names pack just the one-two punch you need. And if the latest search data available is any indication, you’re not alone in your search for the perfect 2-syllable girl names for your little sweetness. The latest figures show nearly 3,600 searches of that term each month.

Luckily for you, we’ve gone ahead and done all the research and work for you, so all you have to do is pick and choose what to add to your baby name list.

Quotes to Consider

If you’re looking for even more inspiration to give your baby girl one of these monikers, check out wise words by a few famous figures with terrific two-syllable names.

“Be brave and fearless to know that even if you do make a wrong decision, you’re making it for a good reason.” — Adele

“We should learn to accept that change is truly the only thing that’s going on always and learn to ride with it and enjoy it.” — Alice Walker

“No two people on earth are alike, and it’s got to be that way in music or it isn’t music.” — Billie Holiday

“It’s important to be active in the causes that are important to you — that’s how we make changes in this world.” — Cameron Diaz

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou

If you surrendered to the air, you could ride it.” ― Toni Morrison, Song of Solomon

“If I could be granted a wish, I’d shine in your eye like a jewel.” — Bette Midler

2-Syllable Girl Names From Literature

There are a lot of two-syllable girl names, so narrowing your search can feel impossible. The following famous literary characters may help you hone in on your top pick.

Alice, Alice in Wonderland
Anna, Anna Karenina
Bella Swan, the Twilight series
Molly Bloom, Ulysses
Piper Chapman, Orange Is the New Black

Need more baby name ideas for your little tot? We’ve got comprehensive lists for unique names for girls, last names for boys, nicknames as first names for your little Ace, and so much more!

Curious to know more about your family name and in the last names and meanings of other countries, check out our package on last names from around the world. See how many you recognize: Irish, French, Russian, Spanish, Mexican, Brazilian, Portuguese, and African last names, among others.

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