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The Prettiest Female Baby Names

I consider these to have the prettiest sounds and most pleasing appearance. This is just a sampling and not a comprehensive list.
You’ll notice almost all of them either end in –a, have an “eh” or “elle” sound, or an “ee” sound in the form of an I, and most of them are long. I have not taken into account popularity, meaning or origin. This is also just my personal opinion. However, none of them seem to be over-the-top trendy or passing fads. Instead they are, for the most part, established, feminine and classy.

Guinevere
Seraphina
Saskia
Nightingale
Silveria
Cecilia
Lelia
Bellamira
Mirabel
Martina
Vesper
Alessandra
Wilhelmina
Almira
Luna
Gwendolen
Raina
Arietta
Letizia
Emmaline
Adriana
Belina
Belicia
Bettina
Bianca
Verbena
Belle
Felicia
Alvina
Antonia
Arista
Vivendel
Isabelline
Audrina
Angela
Jessamine
Anastasia
Sophie
Aviana
Juliana
Valentina
Graciella
Gisele
Celestina
Cassia
Anahita
Ivelisse
Esperanza
Esmeralda
Emmanuelle
Cosima
Chelsea
Cicely
Charlize
Celandine
Catalina
Cascada
Calista
Gioia
Gianna
Giada
Gennara
Giordana
Geneva
Genevieve
Claire
Claribel
Marina
Nella
Lina
Georgina
Perdita
Juliet
Priya
Jewel
Gemma
Arielle
Francesca
Sabrina
Tira
Sephora
Stefania
Summer
Sophie-Anne
Serena
Selina
Sapphira
Chantal
Siobhan
Regina
Persephone
Penelope
Pearla
Pomeline/a
Plumeria
Portia
Ophira
Aviva
Orlena
Elena
Ophelia
Octavia
Ottylia/Ottilia
Ovidia
Oceana
Odessa
Oriana
Aurora
Nadia
Noelle
Natalia
Tatiana
Mira
Mina
Mariana
Mercedes
Marina
Milena
Milania
Magdalena
Marcheline
Marguerite
Mariela
Milana
Maia/Mya
Melisande
Melusine
Lucy
Lumina
Lucinda
Lena
Lamia
Lily
Lilliana
Luciana
Lilia
Lilika
Liberty
Livia
Ekaterina
Kira
Julina
Juna
Jasmina
Irina
Isolda
Iseult
Halina
Eloisa
Louisa
Gabrielle
Gina
Evelina
Emiliana
Estelle
Eliana
Evangeline
Elsa
Faustina
Felicity
Felina
Falena
Delphine
Elva

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