Our Favorite Baby Names For Southern Belles

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One way to know you're talking to a Southern woman is, of course, by her accent. But sometimes you can tell someone is Southern just from their name. If you meet a girl with a double name, she's almost guaranteed to be from the South, and many of the names we've suggested have been combined to make double names. Southerners love to follow tradition, so it's no surprise that many of these names are classics like Catherine, Elizabeth, and Mary. Southerners are also proud of where they're from, so Southern belle names like Savannah and Georgia are used often, as well as Southern belle names inspired by Southern authors, singers, and characters, like Scarlett, Dolly, and Harper. Even if you don't choose a Southern name off this list, the true mark of a Southern belle is in the way she carries herself, and if Mama is involved at all, you know she'll be raised just right. Which of these Southern belle names is your favorite?

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Abigail

Abigail
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Alice

Alice
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Amelia

Amelia
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Anna

Anna
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Annabelle

Annabelle
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Annalee

Annalee
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Augusta

Augusta
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Betsy

Betsy
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Blanche

Blanche
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Bonnie

Bonnie
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Callie

Callie
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Caroline

Caroline
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Catherine

Catherine
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Charlotte

Charlotte
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Claire

Claire
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Clara

Clara
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Daisy

Daisy
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Delilah

Delilah
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Dolly

Dolly
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Edie

Edie
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Effie

Effie
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Elizabeth

Elizabeth
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Ella

Ella
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Emma

Emma
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Emmylou

Emmylou
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Eugenia

Eugenia
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Florence

Florence
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Georgia

Georgia
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Grace

Grace
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Harper

Harper
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Iris

Iris
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Isabelle

Isabelle
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Julia

Julia
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Louisa

Louisa
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Mae

Mae
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Mary

Mary
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Millie

Millie
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Molly

Molly
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Nellie

Nellie
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Olivia

Olivia
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Rosemary

Rosemary
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Sadie

Sadie
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Sarabeth

Sarabeth
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Sarah

Sarah
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Savannah

Savannah
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Scarlett

Scarlett
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Sylvie

Sylvie
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Tallulah

Tallulah
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Violet

Violet
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Virginia

Virginia
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