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50 Cute Doll Names

Updated on January 23, 2017
Names for Dolls
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A doll is a gorgeous, cute character friend to a little girl. Her name is so beautiful that it describes everything about her. She's feminine, she's pretty, she's everything a little girl wants of a friend and her toy companion. The little doll is going to be a year old when her little friend is one as well. She'll be 10 when her friend is 10, and she'll be 21 when her friend is grown up. She listens to all her woes. She knows who's to blame, what's unfair, and where the fairies live. She'll listen to all dreams. She's in the dreams. She'll be a part of the plan. She'll go everywhere and listen to everything, have exactly the same opinions her friend has (advice too) and like her, she hates to be left out. She's a constant companion, and keeps the secrets. She's a doll!

Constant friends and companions like these have to have the prettiest, most endearing, most flattering names little girls can get their mouths round. Here are lists of 50 doll names for different kinds of doll friends. I hope you find them as beautiful as your doll. You'll find the following in this article:

  • Cute names that are musical and full of warm vowels for small children
  • Names for dolls with personality
  • Important names for very important characters
  • Friendly names
  • Rag doll and plush toy names

Cute Dolls Names with soft, round, vowel sound
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Names for Dolls with Soft Vowel Sounds

  • Dottie
  • Lottie
  • EmmyLou
  • Lu Lu
  • Lacey
  • Macy
  • Jingles
  • Twinkle
  • Bibby
  • Libby
  • Jilly
  • Silvie
  • Hannah
  • Tammy
  • Tammy-Ann
  • Annie-Panny

A personality doll
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Name Ideas for a Personality Doll

Some dolls have got great personalities too. You can see straight away, either by her smile, her dress, or her hair. There's an aura about them, much like there is about a person. You can't help but to think that they need a certain sort of name that goes with that certain something about them.

They remind you of someone in a fairy story perhaps, or there is a name that's always sounded beautiful. I loved the name Philomena when I was little. So, I named my doll Philomena and thought she was the most beautiful Philomena of all time. Below is a list of names that might spark a memory of a name you've always heard and loved, or just suddenly love now. Whatever it is, that's just the right name for your doll.

Nobody knows why this name is so special, except the doll and her owner-friend and when they hear that name (or see it written), that's it! That's the doll's true name. Could it be one of the following names?

Barbie

Barbie
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Names for Toy Dolls with Personalities

  • Thumbelina
  • Princess Lia
  • Lady Agnes
  • Leisha
  • Danka
  • Véronique
  • Miss Moffit
  • Bella Izza
  • Miranda
  • Yolanda
  • Creminda Lynne
  • Miss Lizzie

Important and Friendly Names

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Important dolls have important names
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Friendly Doll
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Important Names

Important names, of course, are for regal, sophisticated, and important dolls. I think the following are very important-sounding names:

  • Prudence
  • Clarita
  • Gwendolyn
  • Corey Lee
  • Angharad
  • Philomena
  • Në Në Nia

Cute Dolls with Friendly Names

This last list is for names that are not very often heard around the nursery or playground. These are originals, for unique dolls that are friendly, good, and devoted. These names are for dolls that like a bit of mischief and fun from time to time!

  • Pippina
  • Nina
  • Madge
  • Pia Piu
  • Sherri
  • Bellina
  • Carrie
  • Bella
  • Ju ju
  • Cass Lassie

Rag and Plush Baby Dolls

Rag dolls
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Rag Dolls and Plush Toy Names

The softness of a rag doll's face, surrounded by her thick hair with those long sausage legs, and her pretty dress make her so endearing and cuddly-lovable that her name needs to be cuddly too. How about a name like one of these?

  • Pru
  • Pudding
  • Pandy
  • Pollyanna
  • Henrietta

© 2012 Penelope Hart

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      Francesca27 4 years ago from Hub Page

      You are a very interesting person. Thanks for the Doll names.

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      Penelope Hart 4 years ago from Rome, Italy

      Thank you so much for passing through! Hope you find a doll name you LOVE!

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      GiblinGirl 4 years ago from New Jersey

      Love your lists - such cute and whimsical names.

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      Penelope Hart 4 years ago from Rome, Italy

      Thanks! So nice of you to comment. Best wishes for a very Happy New Year.

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      Judith Hancock 4 years ago from UK

      Very cute! My dog is called Emmy Lou, incidentally :) My own doll was Angela/Angie. My daughter only ever liked two dolls, a twin boy and girl who she called Noah and Julian for some reason!

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      Penelope Hart 4 years ago from Rome, Italy

      How interesting. Which one was Julian - the boy or girl twin? So bizarre which name surfaces to the top. My grand daughter's doll is called Oscar! Should have made a longer list.

      Many thanks for your comment. So appreciated.

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      Dan Harmon 4 years ago from Boise, Idaho

      This is something that I would never have thought of - both my children were boys and the closest they came to dolls were action figures like GI Joe. They didn't need names with soft vowels, LOL.

      I'll have to take some of these to my youngest granddaughter and see what she thinks.

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      Penelope Hart 4 years ago from Rome, Italy

      I'd really like to know what she thinks so come back to tell! Thank you.

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      torrilynn 4 years ago

      This was a really neat hub to read. I can definitely suggest these names to my niece who loves dolls. Thanks and Voted up.

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      Penelope Hart 4 years ago from Rome, Italy

      Thanks torrilynn. Hope your niece likes a few of the names.

      Grateful for your vote too.

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      Jayme Kinsey 4 years ago from Oklahoma

      So cute! When I was little, choosing the perfect name for every doll and stuffed animal was an important ceremony. My mom gave me an old baby name book and I would study if for hours until I found the "perfect" name. Today, I do the same when naming pets and cars. Really enjoyed this!

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      Penelope Hart 4 years ago from Rome, Italy

      Oh! I'd have loved it if you told us some of those names here. Choosing just the right name is so important and then when the little character becomes 'ours', well it's them, it's Shirley, or BenBold, or Froggles or whoever, and forever it's them, isn't it?

      Come back and tell us just one of your names, please!!

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      Jayme Kinsey 4 years ago from Oklahoma

      Indeed! Even though those toys are long gone, I still associate them with their names whenever I hear them. This really brought back some memories. Here are some of the ones I that I used;

      Dolls: Margot, Meaghan, Lida, Dexter, Christopher, Strawberry, Beth-Ann, Casey, Sukie, Gloria...

      Plush animals: Kitty-Scarlett ( I read Gone With The Wind when I was nine and had a short obsession period), Pinkie, Colonel Pick, Jethro, Karen, Pixie, Gilly,...

      All the little toys we had, like plastic dinosaurs and cowboys had names. Sometimes we named favorite crayons. I even named my pillow.

      We had a farm, and every single animal was named as well. I guess we were weird, we had over two hundred animals and knew each one by name. It wasn't unusual for one of us to say " Have you seen Corky today? I think she may have had her pigs" or " Come help! Randolph is out of the pasture."

      We have a beloved truck in the family that is named Ringo. We've had cars and trucks named Rosie, Bonnie, Betty, Mario, and Sonny.

      I guess you could say that I love names, and they do seem to make things more real. Not just toys when we are children. I find that when we give the items a name, they also develop a personality. When items have personality, we tend to care for them more.

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      Penelope Hart 4 years ago from Rome, Italy

      Thanks for telling us your toys names. I wonder if we don't all call our every toy and pet something cute? When we're little I mean. As grown ups lots of us lose the fantasy. Goldfish had some good names too. We had Flish Fish. Can't forget him! Oh what a wonderful world. We're always naming my granddaughter's dolls and plush toys now. Love it. Thanks again.

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      Jayme Kinsey 4 years ago from Oklahoma

      I love Flish Fish! That is so cute! Sometimes naming animals can be hard. We named a pig George...and he was one of the ones that we raised for meat. Now I can't hear the name George without thinking about Poor George the pig! Still good fun though!

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      Toy Tasting 4 years ago from Mumbai

      Hey this is such a cute post. My daughter generally names her doll Barbara, I must suggest few of these names to her. Cheers!

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      Penelope Hart 4 years ago from Rome, Italy

      Hope she likes a few if them Toytasting. There are as many names as there are personalities, some Barbara and some Daisy Mae. Some Pippa? Thanks for dropping by.

      Appreciate it.

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      Penelope Hart 3 years ago from Rome, Italy

      Thank you and it's so nice of you to comment.

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      Allexis 3 years ago

      I got a new doll and I needed to know what to name it so I picked Bella :)

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      Penelope Hart 3 years ago from Rome, Italy

      Bella! Bella!

      Beautiful name for a doll! Happy life together Allexis. Thanks for telling me.

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      Ella Dickson 3 years ago

      I like the Name Annie Rose so THank YOU very much I THINk

      I wanna see the night and

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      Samita Sharma 3 years ago from Chandigarh

      I like the name Silvie............The list doll names are beautiful.

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      Ariana Braxton 3 years ago

      I like the name Annie penny

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      Penelope Hart 3 years ago from Rome, Italy

      That's nice! And nice of you to tell us, thanks!

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      RTalloni 3 years ago from the short journey

      Fun stuff :) Exploring names with little girls is fun stuff, too. When my daughter was tiny I made her tiny doll, just right for her little hands. Embroidering golden curls using french knots to copy her own little curls is a memory I still carry. We named this little doll Arabella and I love the name for dolls to this day. Thanks for reminding me of this today! :)

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      Penelope Hart 3 years ago from Rome, Italy

      Well let's make Arabella the 51st name! It's beautiful. Thanks.

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      Lexi m 3 years ago

      This is such a cute post!

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      Sarah Forester 3 years ago from Australia

      I remember back when I used to play with dolls, naming them was always half the fun :)

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      Maggie.L 2 years ago from UK

      Love some of these dolls' names, especially the ideas for rag dolls. Thanks for sharing these ideas.

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      Penelope Hart 2 years ago from Rome, Italy

      Don't you just love rag dolls?

      Thanks for writing a comment.

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      AngPow 2 years ago from North Cali

      cute hub! I love dolls. still.

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      Delaney 2 years ago

      They are good but make them more believe able I mean Dottie is for 2 year olds and I am nine so grow up

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      issy 2 years ago

      I need doll names now

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      Jenna 2 years ago

      What would you name a lee Middleton doll? It's a girl

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      Penelope Hart 2 years ago from Rome, Italy

      I'd call them by very classic names such as Victoria or Vicky, Eleonora, Suzanne, or Suzanna, Ingrid, Christina. They are such life like dolls!

      Thanks for asking!

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      msdielise 2 years ago

      Hmmm... I can't seem to remember what names I have named on my dolls but I agree with Miss GoodLady, classic names are good because they sounds elegant and so lady-like. I like the name Elise, Anne, Anna, Maurice, Lauren, Lily, any names with Belle on it like Annabelle, Lizbelle, Mariebelle etc. Thanks for sharing the 50 cute doll names. I am a grown up now and I don't play dolls anymore but who knows I might get married someday and have a daughter. I'll be sharing the cute doll names you suggested... :D

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      Penelope Hart 2 years ago from Rome, Italy

      Let's hope that happens then, if this is what you want! My granddaughters are so cute. They love their toys and we just love naming them. My biggest granddaughter has a white bear with long legs which she named Oscar. The funny thing is that she had difficulty saying the S, so he was O-car.

      Thanks for comment.

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      Ashley 2 years ago

      I love my new babby dolls

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      dolls are amaz 2 years ago

      Bella

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      Alyssa paz 2 years ago

      I love the name lulu it is so adorable anyway you guys Merry Christmas to you and happy New Year's

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      Alyssa paz 2 years ago

      Those names are so adorable but I love Lulu and Annie Monster high rules never stop loving dolls like never ever stop loving dolls merry Christmas happy new year happy Valentine's Day happy St. Patrick's Day I love you guys so much

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      Penelope Hart 2 years ago from Rome, Italy

      Merry Christmas to you too Alyssa Paz!

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      Twitter 2 years ago

      I'm going to name my baby doll twins Hanna and lacey

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      banupriya 2 years ago

      good

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      supriya 2 years ago

      My new doll name is soofer

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      supriya 2 years ago

      My new doll name is soofer

      And my old baby doll is vyshu

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      Heather 2 years ago

      I have a rag doll and I decided to call her miss Moffat thx for the name!!!

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      Jane lee 20 months ago

      Dolly cute name for a doll☺☺☺.

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      Hannah 17 months ago

      I like the doll name hannh haha weird names but I like them

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      Alyviah 16 months ago

      Hi and I think a good doll name is Isabella and Issy and isabell

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      Nupur Jha 10 months ago

      I liked the name Henrietta for my cute Doll....

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      vallen 6 months ago

      my dolls name is Gabby!

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      SMS 5 months ago

      My dolls name is sienna and another is called annabell.

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      tanisha 3 months ago

      my dolls name is bella and have a happy aussie austalian day

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      JanahGwyneth@gmail.com 3 weeks ago

      Thank you very much for helping us for the names of our dolls :)

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