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200+ Chinese Baby Girl Names and Meanings

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Chinese Names for Baby Girls

Chinese Names for Baby Girls

Popular Chinese Language Name Ideas for Females

Congratulations on your baby girl! Now it's time to pick the perfect name. Are you looking for a name of Chinese origin? If you appreciate the beautiful tonal languages of China (all 302 individual living languages) like standard Chinese (Mandarin), Cantonese, Shanghainese, or Fuzhou, your family is Chinese, or maybe you have a multicultural family and want to honor your family's history, this name list is for you.

Parents often assign a Chinese name to their daughter in order to gift her with the traits and characteristics they hope that she will carry with her in this lifetime. There are 200+ elements of names and names included in this list. It's important to note that hanzi (characters or logograms) can often be translated into English but not all characters are translatable.

Feel free to mix and match these elements, or pick from the existing popular names in the list below. Happy searching and share your favorite names in the comments!

Common Chinese Name Ideas for Baby Girls in English

NameMeaning

Ah cy

Lovely

Ah-lam

Peace

Ai

Love

Alix

Dignified

An

Peaceful

Bai

Purity

Bao

Gem

Bi

Green Jade

Bik

Jade

Bo

Precious

Caihong

Rainbow

Chan-juan

Moon

Chang

Free

Chang-chang

Flourishing

Chao-xing

Morning star

Chen

Dawn

Cheng

Accomplished

Chin

Golden

Chow

Summertime

NameMeaning

Chu

Pearl

Chu-hua

Spring

Chun

Spring birth

Chunhua

Spring flower

Cong

Intelligent

Da-chung

Long spring

Da xia

Hero

Daiyu

Black jade

Diu

Practical

Dong-mei

Winter plums

Ehuang

Beautiful

Eu-meh

Gorgeous

Fa

Send

Fan

Mortal

Fang

Good-smelling

Fangsu

Fragrant flower

Far

Flower

Fen

Scent

Fen-Fang

Fragrant

Feng

Maple

Fu

Rich

Hai Rong

Hai Rong

NameMeaning

Fung

Bird

Genji

Like god

Gho

Inspirational

Guang

Glorious

Hai

From the sea

Han

Country

Hee

Lotus flower

Heng

Lasting

Hong

Red

Hop

Consistent

Hu

Tiger

Hua

Flower

Hualing

Flowery tuber

Huan

Joy

Hui-ying

Smart

NameMeaning

Huifen

Smart and fragrant

Huiqing

Good luck

Jia

Favorite person

Jia Li

Good and beautiful

Jiang

River

Jiao

Tender

Jiayi

Auspicious

Jie

Clean

Jilpa

Mentor

Jing

Bird

Ju

Daisy

Jun

Truth

Juan

Graciousness

Kwong

Broad

Lai

Future

Lan

Orchid

Lanfen

Scent of an orchid

Lanying

Blue quartz

Le

Joy

Lee

Plum

NameMeaning

Lei

Thunder

Li

Plums

Li hua

Beautiful pear blossom

Li jing

Beautiful spirit

Li mei

Beautiful plum blossom

Li na

Beautiful/graceful

Li wei

Beautiful/graceful

Lian

Beautiful willow

Liang

Bright

Lien

Lotus

Liena

As beautiful as a lotus flower

Lifen

Fragrant flower

Lihua

Beautiful/elegant

Liling

White jasmine

Lim

From the forest

Li-mei

Beautiful plum flower

Lin

Beautiful jade

Ling

Spiritual

Liqin

Beautiful harp

NameMeaning

Liqiu

Beautiful autumn

Liu

Flowing

Loi

Thunder

Luli

Dewy jasmine

Mei

Beautiful

Mei lien

Beautiful lotus

Mei xing

Beautiful star

Mei zhen

Beautiful pearl

Meihui

Beautiful wisdom

Meili

Beautiful, graceful

Meilin

Plum jade

Meiling

Plum jade

Mey

Pretty

Min

Smart

Ming

Enlightened

Mingxia

Bright glow

Mingyu

Bright jade

Mingzhu

Bright pearl

Mu

Admired

NameMeaning

Na

Elegant

Ning

Peaceful person

Ninghong

Tranquil, red

Niu

Girl

Nuan

Friendly

Nuo

Kind

Nuying

Female flower

Peijing

Beautiful luxury

Peizhi

Beautiful iris

Ping

Level minded

Qi

Emerging

Qiang

Red rose

Qiao

Pretty

Qiaohui

Wise

Qing

Green-Blue

Qingling

Lucky years

Qinyang

Sunshine of the heart

Qiu

Fall

Popular Chinese Baby Girl Names

NameMeaning

Rong

Thrive

Rou

Mild

Ru

Learner

Ruolan

Like an orchid

Shan

Mild

Shi

Truth

Shihong

World is red

Shu

Kind

Shuang

Jolly

Shui

From the water

Shun

Of good nature

Song

Pine tree

Susu

Quiet

Suyin

Simple sounding

Tai

To map

Ting

Graceful

Tu

Mapping

Tung-mei

Winter plums

Wang fang

Monarch; beautiful

Wang li

Monarch; logic

Wei

The one

Weici

Preserving love

Howin

Howin

NameMeaning

Wen

Literate

Xia

Rosy clouds

Xiang

Good luck

Xiaodan

Little dawn

Xiaofan

Little ordinary

Xiaohui

Little wisdom

Xiaolian

Little lotus

Xiaotong

Morning redness

Xiu

Beautiful

Xiulan

Beautiful orchid

Xue

Snow

Ya

Graceful

Yan

Swallow (bird)

Yanlin

Beijing forest

Yanyu

Yan jade

Yi

Profit

Yin

Shade

Ying

Clever

NameMeaning

Yingtai

Flower terrace

Yong

Courage

Yu

Jade or rain

Yuan

Shining peace

Yue

Moon

Yuming

Jade brightness

Yun

Of the clouds

Yunru

Charming

Zan

Supporting

Zhen

Innocent

Zheng

Classy

Zhen-zhen

Previous

Zhi

Wise

Zhilan

Iris orchid

Zhong

Loyal

Zhu

Bamboo

© 2019 Layne Holmes

Are you a native speaker? What's your favorite name?

Layne Holmes (author) from Bend, Oregon on May 21, 2019:

Thanks Liz! I wish I could include the Chinese script to make it more thorough. I studied Japanese and there is much overlap with the kanji but my knowledge is extremely limited. Maybe a native speaker will have some feedback! These names are beautiful.

Liz Westwood from UK on May 21, 2019:

This is a useful index. I was worried that it might be in Chinese script. This is a great idea for a series. There is so much scope to cover multiple nationalities.