45 Cute Baby Girl Nicknames

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Naming a child is a huge responsibility. Do you choose a family name or something new? What will their initials be? And are there any creative (or, on the other hand, embarrassing) nicknames that could come from their name? Sometimes a good nickname is just as important as a baby's formal name. Whether your baby girl's nickname is simply a shortened version of her first name or sums up her personality, these nicknames for baby girls are the sweetest. If you have a child with a long double name that you want to go by a short nickname, we've got plenty of fun ideas. With old-fashioned nicknames like Dot or Birdie or spunky nicknames like Busy and Poppy, you're going to find just the right nickname for your baby girl. Take a look at these cute nicknames for baby girls for inspiration and give her the most unforgettable name in the class.

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Busy

Busy
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Does your child never stop moving? "Busy" might be just the right moniker for a girl who is less interested in naps and more interested in exploring.

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Sister

Sister
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This nickname is a fond reminder of your little girl's role in the family. Sister can be fun-loving and big on responsibility, too.

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Boo

Boo
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Cute, short, and endearing, "Boo" could be just right for your little one. This nickname shows a lot of love and is sometimes used for a significant other, too.

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Scout

Scout
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This name was popularized by the fearless main character of To Kill a Mockingbird. Scout makes a great choice for your little adventurer.

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Dot

Dot
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Dot is typically used as a shortened version of the name Dorothy. Dottie is another old-fashioned nickname for your sweet girl.

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Missy

Missy
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Missy is a shortened version of Melissa, but can be used as a nickname for any girl. It can be said sweetly or spoken sternly when your girl gets in a heap of trouble.

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Tiny

Tiny
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"Tiny" is perfect for your little peanut. And if it sticks, Tiny can be a good-humored nickname when your child is all grown up.

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Sunny

Sunny

This one is a great choice for any child with a happy disposition. "Sunny" sees the bright side of life and is a joy to be around.

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Kiki

Kiki
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Kiki is a good nickname for any child with a name starting with "K." Kiki also has spunk and is the life of the party.

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Sissy

Sissy
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"Sissy" is a diminutive of "Sister" and a sweet name for the little girl you adore. It can also be used as a shortened version of Cecilia.

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Bee

Bee
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"Bee" is an excellent choice for a busy girl who darts about. This is also a cute nickname for any child's name starting with "B."

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Lollie

Lollie
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Lollie has been used as a nickname for Lauras, Laurens, Lolas, Louises, and more. Even the occasional Charlotte, Dolores, or Yolanda has been affectionately called by this name.

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Birdie

Birdie
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Birdie is an old-fashioned Victorian-era nickname that has made a comeback. This name works for any little chick, but is doubly cute for girls with bird names like Raven or Robin.

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Doodle

Doodle
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Your "Doodle" is silly, imaginative, and fun. And maybe she'll develop artistic talents one day.

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Kitty

Kitty
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Occasionally used as a first name, "Kitty" is most commonly a nickname for Katherine or Catherine. You'll have warm fuzzies every time you greet your baby girl.

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Honey

Honey
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Sweet as sugar and a term of endearment for any family member you love. "Honey" is a moniker for adored children around the South.

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Ladybug

Ladybug
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Ladybug reminds us of a popular hero in children's books. Your little Ladybug could be just as busy and imaginative, exploring the world and saving the day.

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Belle

Belle
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Belle means "beautiful girl" and could be a perfect name for your Southern belle. It's also a shortened version of Isabelle.

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Lovey

Lovey
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"Lovey" is a sweet name with British origins. It also lends itself to rhyming with "Dovey."

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Lil

Lil
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This one can be used as a shortened version of Elizabeth, Lily, Lillian, and more. It's also short for "little," so why not use Lil for your little one?

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Bebe

Bebe
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Bebe can be pronounced "bey-bey" or "bee-bee," depending on your druthers. Either way, it's a sweet name for the babe in your arms.

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Peachy

Peachy
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"Peachy" or "Peaches" are both choice names for a girl that you just want to gobble up. She's a delight that makes your heart feel peachy keen.

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Lala

Lala
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Lala is sometimes used as a cutesy version of Laura and other "L" names. A big sister or brother will catch on to this easy-to-say name right away.

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Rosy

Rosy
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A common nickname for Rose, Rosalie, Rosemary, and more. Rosy is also a good choice for a child with a sweet disposition.

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Sugar

Sugar
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Speaking of sweet, how much sweeter can you get than with a name like Sugar? Sometimes shortened to "Shug," this is one you'll only hear in the South.

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Poppy

Poppy
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Poppy is a popular nickname in children's stories and movies, and is sometimes used as a nickname for Penelope. It could also be the perfect name for your beautiful flower.

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Cookie

Cookie
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"Cookie" is another sweet term of endearment for your baby girl. She's downright scrumptious, so this name seems in good taste.

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Bunny

Bunny
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Bunny can be used for "B" names, but it's also an adorable nickname for any girl. This one can also be lengthened to "Honey Bunny" when you're feeling especially affectionate.

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Lotty

Lotty
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"Lotty" is a common nickname for Charlotte. Both names are quaint and old-fashioned, and we're all about vintage names from our grandparents' generation.

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Jojo

Jojo
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Jojo is a spunky nickname for both boys and girls with names that start with "Jo." Your Josephine, Joanna, or Jolene could thrive with this fun-loving name.

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Minnie

Minnie
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Maybe you just love Disney, or you have a Mary, Amelia, Melanie, or Minerva in the house. Minnie is a classic name that was very popular decades ago.

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Bobbie

Bobbie
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"Bobbie" is traditionally short for Roberta or sometimes Barbara. This name has a slightly old-fashioned ring to it and could be used to acknowledge a member of the family tree.

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Coco

Coco
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This French nickname makes us think of high-fashion, but could also be a fun moniker for your Cordelia. Either way, Coco is sure to be a singular girl.

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Lily

Lily
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Lily is a beautiful name on its own, but can also be used as a shortened version of Lilian, Lillith, and other variations. Your sweet flower would be happy to answer to this name.

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Lovebug

Lovebug
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This one doesn't need much explanation, does it? Grandma is sure to dote on her little Lovebug, and soon the whole family will be following along.

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Bitsy

Bitsy
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"Bitsy" can be short for Elizabeth, or it might just feel right when you're holding your little bit. And it will make singing "Itsy Bitsy Spider" that much more fun.

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Twinkle

Twinkle
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Does your baby girl shine, or do you just love her twinkle toes? If so, Twinkle could be a cute and unique name to call her.

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Doll

Doll
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She's small, adorable, and precious-looking in her newest dress. "Doll" has long been used as an endearing term for young girls.

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Toots

Toots
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This affectionate nickname is slightly vintage and full of sass. "Toots" is a playful name for the liveliest girl in the family.

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Peanut

Peanut
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Almost as iconic as boiled peanuts, this name is an affectionate term used for any little one in the South. And your bundle of joy looks just like a peanut when she's all swaddled up.

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Jazz

Jazz
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This nickname can be short for Jasmin. Or maybe your child has a colorful spirit and a musical soul.

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Kit Kat

Kit Kat
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This name is perfect for a sweet and sassy child. "Kit Kat" can also be used as another nickname for Katherine.

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Little Bit

Little Bit
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Little Bit, Tiny, Peanut—all are affectionate names for your precious girl. You're treasuring these years and just hoping she can stay Little Bit for a little while longer.

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Buffy

Buffy
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Popularized by the TV show, "Buffy" was traditionally used as a nickname for Elizabeth. Your Buffy might be adorable, but she's also one tough cookie.

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Tiggy

Tiggy
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This fairly uncommon nickname was traditionally used for Antigone. It's full of bounce and fun.

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