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50 Cute Doll Names

Lovely and unique names for dolls and plush toys.

Lovely and unique names for dolls and plush toys.

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
  • Ragdoll and plush toy names
Cute Dolls Names with soft, round, vowel sound

Cute Dolls Names with soft, round, vowel sound

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

A personality doll

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 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?




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 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

Rag dolls

Ragdolls and Plush Toy Names

The softness of a ragdoll'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

Questions & Answers

Question: What is a good little Barbie doll name?

Answer: What do you think of a name that is for someone little, like MiMi, Goldie or even Valentina?

Question: What's is a good Barbie doll name?

Answer: Perhaps one of these ‘on the sweet side’ names: Trudy, Belinda, DiDi, Patsy.

Question: What is a good Barbie doll name?

Answer: Perhaps you can use a name from the lists in my article? Vicky, Patsy, or Valentina sound nice.

Question: I want to name my cow doll, what should I name it?

Answer: Betty sounds nice for a cow doll. Perhaps Petal, or some other pretty sounding name?

Question: What's a good little boy doll name?

Answer: If he’s a little boy doll, he needs a little boy name, perhaps something like Pino, or Piccolo or Benji, or Reece.

Question: Need a cute and simple name to call a doll?

Answer: Betty is a cute and simple name you might like for your doll. Ava is pretty cute too, so is Gina. I hope one of these names really suits you both.

Question: What name should I give to a soft rag doll, if it’s a girl?

Answer: Nell - from Nell Gwyn whose rags-to-riches fame in the 17th century was fantastic. Nell was an actress, a funny, pretty one who became King Charles 11 of England’s mistress. It’s a perfect name for a soft rag doll and I hope you like it.

Question: What is a good male Barbie name?

Answer: Skip, or Toby, or even Brad.

Question: What is a good name for a Chinese doll?

Answer: Probably a name that’s particularly Chinese sounding, at least to Western ears. Even the name ‘China’ is lovely I think. Camelia is a Chinese flower, so that’s an appropriate name. Lily in Chinese sounds like Bai Hé so that’s nice too.

Question: What name should I give to my dolly?

Answer: I’m not at all sure because I don’t know your dolly but sweet names like Luisa, Daisy, Lucy, and even Ava if you want a slightly more sophisticated name.

Question: Is this name beautiful, Addison?

Answer: It is a beautiful name for a very particular doll, I agree!

Question: What should I name by Barbie in India ?

Answer: I’d suggest one of the names that I’ve already mentioned in my article. Why not try reading them out loud to your doll, one at a time? Perhaps one name will pop out as just the right one. It’s the sound of a name that goes with the personality of the doll.

Question: What is a good little name for my doll?

Answer: A ‘little’ name? You might like one of these Bee, Ava, Joy, Kay, Flo, Didi. I hope one of them suits your doll.

Question: What is a good Teddy name?

Answer: I’ve always loved ‘Teddy’ (which is short for Edward. Teddy isn’t a doll though. Teddy is a Teddy. And Teddy has the softest name in the world. My brother called his Sooky. That’s nice! Totally different too is Shaun or Shauny.

Question: What is a good antique doll name?

Answer: A name from 100 years ago! Victoria, Emma, Helena, Caroline; a name that sounds lovely through time and hasn’t really become ‘old fashioned’.

Question: What name would you give a doll that is one of a kind?

Answer: I think lots of dolls are ‘one of a kind’ dolls, just as their owners are ‘one of a kind’, but that’s just my opinion. Your doll obviously needs a very original name, a name nobody has heard of before so why not take all the letters of the alphabet and without looking, put your finger on a letter? That’s the first letter. Then do that again, and again until you have done that 10 times. Someone can help you. Once you have your letters I think you will see an idea. I got Morgana, then, Zaviera, Xara, Plume.

You don’t need to use all the letters, just the ones that create a name.

Question: What is a good name for a baby doll?

Answer: Thumbelina is a pretty name for a baby doll! Bambina is pretty too. I also like Tina.

Question: What do you think about the name Blair for a doll name, the Amaranth girl doll?

Answer: I think Blair is a strong-personality name for a very important kind of girl doll, the Amaranth girl doll! What a personality and what a perfect name for her. Not every doll can be called Blair for sure.

Question: What is a good name for a gymnast doll?

Answer: Shanon!

Question: What is a good name for my doll, she has curly hair, her eyes are brown, she has a pink dress?

Answer: Because she has curly hair, she is quite different. I think Hazel is a pretty name for your curly-haired doll! I hope you like it too.

Question: What is a great name for a baby Alive?

Answer: A baby name like Babà or Tiny or Ninna, I think. She’s so little and endearing. Not sure she wants a ‘great’ name unless the name she has is just ‘Great’ for her. Would Greta be a ‘Great’ name I wonder?

Question: What’s a graceful name for a porcelain doll?

Answer: A regal, historic name such as Antoinette, Constantina, Pia, or a white, perfumed flower name such as Gelsomina (Jasmine). I hope these suggestions help you find your porcelain doll’s name.

Question: I have a small girl doll but I am confused about a name for her. What name should I give her?

Answer: Tinkerbell was small and that’s a pretty name. Gretel is nice too (from the ‘Hansel and Gretel’ fairy tale) and so is Crystal. Hope you find her name. It feels so right when it’s right.

Question: What should I name my Elsa doll?

Answer: Your Elsa doll might have an Italian name like Francesca, or Serena, or Enrica or even Ginevra?

Question: I wanted to know your opinion on a name for my American girl doll. Can you help me name my American girl doll?

Answer: That’s a big question, as big as America! You mean USA don’t you? I’ll presume that. There are very many ethnicities in the USA with names from the origins and cultures of all of them, so where to begin? I think I’d look at the names of early movie stars and famous movie stars like Marilyn (Monroe), or Jayne (Mansfield), Theresa (Harris) and recent female movie stars like Scarlett (Johansson), Halle (Berry), or Natalie Portman. They all have incredible names.

Question: Is it good if I name my baby alive doll Tewaniya?

Answer: A name that you feel ‘sounds’ like your doll is right for your doll. And for you! That beautiful name came to you for her, so she is Tewaniya? It’s a lovely name for your baby alive doll. Sounds like you’re talking to her already.

Question: What is a good homemade doll name?

Answer: A name from far away like Laila or a Biblical name like Miriam (because it’s an ancient, meaningful name), or I like Babs. Babs is affectionate for Baby!

Question: What's a good name for a fairy-like doll?

Answer: I think Thumbelina, who was a fairy!

Question: What is a cute name for my green coloured doll?

Answer: Algay, Pepita, Leisha these names came to mind for your green doll.

Question: What is a good name for a doll who is owned by a girl who lived in the 1930s to the 1940s?

Answer: Bette, Miriam, Ginger were the names of some of the famous movie stars in the 1930s and I think they’re evocative, beautiful names for a girl who lived then.

Question: Is the name Twinky a good name for a baby doll princess?

Answer: That name sounds cute for a baby doll. A Princess too! Princess Twinky is very pretty.

Question: What is the most common doll’s name?

Answer: Perhaps Dolly is the most common name. Dolly is a sweet, endearing name that suits all dolls.

Question: What should a name be for long hair doll ?

Answer: Leisha would be perfect because of the sh sh sh sound which goes with the shshsh sound of long hair, Leisha.

Question: Is Kyle a good name for my doll?

Answer: Of course Kyle is a good name for your doll because you chose this very name out of hundreds of names. Kyle pops out at you! Kyle it is. Very nice.

Question: Can I name my baby doll Liliana?

Answer: A beautiful name, I agree.

Question: What is a good name for a barbie doll starting with V?

Answer: Vicky, Vanessa, Victoria, Viola, Vivienne, Vivian, Violet, Vera, Vee, Verity; they are all nice names. I like Verity the most for a Barbie doll I think. Hope you see a name you really, really like.

Question: What is a good name for my baker Barbie?

Answer: Cindy! From the name Cinderella. Cinderella, in the fairy tale, had to do all the work for her wicked stepmother and stepsisters - including baking and keeping the fires going. I’m sure she was a great cake maker! Doesn’t Cindy sound great?

Question: What is a good medium teddy doll name?

Answer: I’m trying to imagine a medium-size teddy and I see a comfortable sort of size, so then I see a teddy called Chadwick, or is he Kensington? If you prefer a shorter version of those comfortable sounding names, your teddy could be Chad or Kenny.

Question: What should I name my doll?

Answer: I hope you like one of the names in my article or even in the questions and answers section of the article. Or, what about June since it’s June tomorrow! And June is a very pretty name for a doll.

© 2012 Penelope Hart


Cala on August 23, 2020:

I named mine christbel

Saanvi on August 23, 2020:

My sweet Doll name which I want is Bella I am like the name Bella cute name my Doll also like this name I love this name

N on August 23, 2020:

I named mine Lisa

I named mine lia on August 22, 2020:

I named mine lia

Stephenie on August 20, 2020:

I named mine lady lu lu

Anjali Dixit on August 18, 2020:

Please my new doll name

sunny on August 18, 2020:

what should i name my doll, she is a girl has orange dress and straight blonde hair??

Sangeeta Srivastava on August 17, 2020:

Is angel a good name

Val on August 12, 2020:

Breanna is a good name u should add it

Minnie on August 08, 2020:

That's a good name

Gursaihaj on August 07, 2020:

I like the half name Agnes

Val on July 31, 2020:

Bella an is what I named one of my dolls

mel on July 30, 2020:

babs is nice

Val on July 29, 2020:

Jannie is a great name

Lauren on July 28, 2020:

I love baby alive

Val on July 28, 2020:

Add Haley and Hanna ❤️

Val on July 28, 2020:

I love the name Mia

Val on July 27, 2020:

I love the names

Nishi on July 24, 2020:

I am searching for a baby doll

Koko on July 18, 2020:

I’m looking for LOL names.. so please?

on June 27, 2020:

Hello. I have two dolls. I have made a group for them. What can I name the group?

Chloe.J on June 02, 2020:

I named my doll Chloe, and that is my name also

Banana on May 26, 2020:

Thank you my dolls name is now Lizzie!

Lena on May 25, 2020:

I named my doll Lu Lu

Selena on May 12, 2020:

I really need help getting a name for my new baby that I’m getting because it’s gonna be a girl can you please help me out

talia on May 11, 2020:

Ella or Bella

andrea baer on May 10, 2020:

i need help naming my doll baby

Maliyah Martin on May 10, 2020:

I named mine cora lee

I on May 06, 2020:

I need a fancy name for my doll

Samara Harris on May 03, 2020:

can you post barbie names (the brand barbie)

Havan on April 27, 2020:

A name can be Lyfeewyanh: love you for ever even when you are not here.

Grace Duncan on April 25, 2020:


Little miss doll 78 on April 21, 2020:

doll names like rosemary or Julianne or mi mi to to ☁️

U m thinks back on April 19, 2020:

Do ya think I should name my doll Hannah??????????

Mimi on April 16, 2020:

I named my doll maryanna this name is so pretty!

Pinky on April 10, 2020:

I want baby doll names

Mia on April 03, 2020:

I like the names so much they are so cute and sweet I love them and is liliana a good name? I like them Thank you! .

Mia on April 03, 2020:

I named my doll Nina and I love it thank you those names are cute and pretty

Dorothy on March 27, 2020:

I need a name for my reborn doll she is a girl do you no any girl names

Bianca cox on March 19, 2020:

I need a name for my go bye bye baby alive

Penelope Hart (author) from Rome, Italy on February 10, 2020:

You say ‘cute’ Lilly, so does Delila sound cute to you I wonder? (pronounced “De lye la”). I hope you like that name.

lilly on February 07, 2020:

I am looking for a cute African doll name.



Drew on January 26, 2020:

These are crap

lil on January 18, 2020:

im looking for a very cute name for a horror doll, can u help me?

What is a good aquatic name for my marine biologist my life doll on January 12, 2020:

What is a good aquatic name for my marine biologist my life doll?

ruth on January 06, 2020:

what should I name my African baby doll

buttface on January 06, 2020:

what is a good name for a baby alive doll

Ermy on January 05, 2020:

i need a name for my baby alive she has blue eyes and curly beach blond hair. btw she is a girl.

please help me i need help big time!

Edith Ruiz on December 13, 2019:

Hi I live inRio Grande City I am11 do you have any cute pretty or special names for my life doll she has green eyes blonde hair and a pretty smile thank you for hearing my comment please answer it

ocean on November 30, 2019:

I think Hannah is great

Alisa on November 17, 2019:

I think Gracie,Haylee,Harley,princess lia,Kendal,hope or Aliza

Kaitlyn on November 12, 2019:

I think the name lily , minty , luna , and haley ann are good names

alexander on November 10, 2019:

boy or girl name

Sadie on October 13, 2019:

I love the name Milo (Mi-lo) I think it would be a great name for my doll.

Kanisha on August 16, 2019:

Do you have any water names like real life ones for barbie dolls for an example violet

Ryenn on July 20, 2019:

I used lacie

Niyumi on May 27, 2019:

I like the names. I choose a name for my doll as princess lia

Eman on May 12, 2019:

All these names are really helpful but can you add names for L.O.L dolls because I really need one of those but....


Unanimous on February 10, 2018:

For girl barbies








Love on February 07, 2018:

I like princes lia

joy on January 23, 2018:


love time!!!?? on January 22, 2018:

What about gracelyn

Carly on January 02, 2018:

I love the names Carly or Peyton or Brianna

I heartdolls on December 23, 2017:

I have a doll named molly

Mikayla on December 17, 2017:

I like the names donuts, cupcake and sweetie, but I've named my doll twinkle!!!

Anushka on December 16, 2017:

I like these doll names and my doll name is Jennifer

Erin the pug lover on November 27, 2017:

Love them all maybe add Erin Emily Bella everleigh Elsa Anna Milly Molly (if not on)

Lee on November 08, 2017:

Surisa and sarisa

miliyah on October 02, 2017:

you should put anna riley tracy macy stacie braylen alia neriha bayla heather nicole debbie lorin emma chloe jojo joelle camren lori lucy launa loala lenny luna kenna taylor jayla karly brandy chamya

faise on September 21, 2017:

i like them all

Exiigo_ on September 13, 2017:

I liked the name tammie!!

Elvaretha on August 25, 2017:

My new doll named lyla,she is soo hugeee

Jaidyn on August 20, 2017:

My baby doll name nia

Jaidyn on August 20, 2017:

Hi name jaidyn

Jericho Deo T Del Rio on August 11, 2017:

I really LOVE the doll names you gave. I'm now going to name my doll Ju Ju.

Layla on August 09, 2017:

Thanks for your cute names now my little girl summer has lots of dolls called your names her favourite is Bella

AJ on July 31, 2017:

This is awesome you know what kids want

Laila on July 25, 2017:

I particularly like the name Bella

trivene on July 23, 2017:

i needed to name my doll and i found it helped me alot

makasia on July 14, 2017:

i chose thumbilena

Sara Nicholson on June 30, 2017:

i like Hannah and pudding i think pudding bc she has brown hair and brown eyes

Chloe Brown on June 14, 2017:

I love baby girl names

genna on May 03, 2017:

I think that these names are too little kidish for my liking, I'm very sorry for the complaint but just to give you a little advice.

Yara L on May 02, 2017:

Hi!! these names or so cute!!! wish I read them before...I took for ever to find a name for my made to move Barbie...after days I found a name it's Amethyst...I named her that because I'm born in February and my birthstone is an Amethyst and I love the color purple...and an Amethyst always reminds me of a sparkly,happy,brave,talented,beautiful, healthy and lovable personality.....well thx for these wonderful names hope u good luck in your life and who ever's reading this comment!! on March 31, 2017:

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

tanisha on January 07, 2017:

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

SMS on November 07, 2016:

My dolls name is sienna and another is called annabell.

vallen on October 09, 2016:

my dolls name is Gabby!

Nupur Jha on June 23, 2016:

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

Alyviah on December 10, 2015:

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

Hannah on November 29, 2015:

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

Jane lee on August 26, 2015:

Dolly cute name for a doll☺☺☺.

Heather on February 18, 2015:

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

supriya on February 15, 2015:

My new doll name is soofer

And my old baby doll is vyshu

supriya on February 15, 2015:

My new doll name is soofer

banupriya on February 11, 2015:


Twitter on December 27, 2014:

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

Penelope Hart (author) from Rome, Italy on December 23, 2014:

Merry Christmas to you too Alyssa Paz!

Alyssa paz on December 22, 2014:

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

Alyssa paz on December 22, 2014:

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