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10 Baby Girl Names from The 1990's

1. Jessica

Interestingly, the name was first used by Shakespeare in his play 'The Merchant of Venice'. Shakespeare was possibly inspired by the biblical name Iscah, which would have been spelled Jescha in his time.

2. Ashley

From an English surname which was originally derived from place names meaning "ash tree clearing".

3. Brittany

From the name of the region in the northwest of France, Bretagne.

4. Amanda

Feminine form of Amandus. It came into regular use during the 19th century.

5. Samantha

From Aramaic origins, the -antha which is added to the end of “Sam” means “flower”, something that is usually associated with femininity. The name Samantha can mean “listener”.

6. Sarah

Means "lady, princess, noblewoman" in Hebrew.

7. Stephanie

Stephanie or Stefanie is a female name that comes from the Greek name Stefanos, meaning "crown".

8. Jennifer

Jennifer is a feminine given name, a Cornish form of Guinevere/Gwenhwyfar. It may mean "white enchantress" or "the fair one".

9. Elizabeth

Elizabeth is a feminine given name derived from the Ancient Greek Elisabet, which is a form of the Hebrew name Elisheva, meaning "My God is an oath" or "My God is abundance".

10. Lauren

Lauren may be a given name or surname. The name's meaning may be "Laurel tree", "sweet of honor" or "victory of wisdom".


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