Are you going to choose the name of your baby and do not know where to start? There are a wide variety of names to choose from and it can be hard to decide, help is always welcome! In this series of articles on girl names with each letter of the alphabet, you will find the inspiration you need. If you want your girl to have a name that begins with the eighth letter of the alphabet, in this baby names article, you will find girl name with H, such as Hedda, Hermia or Hilda, along with their meaning and origin.

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This is the name of one of the minor prophets of the Bible, it is a pseudonym that has derived from the Akkadian name of a plant and means “embrace”, which in turn is an allusion to one of Elijah’s prophecies; “Next year you will hug a son.”


Fata, the term from which Fairy comes is a derivative in turn of the Latin fatum, “destiny”. Destiny is the power that fairies have over humans, in relation to luck and the future.


Haidée has one of the most beautiful and poetic meanings, it comes from the ancient Greek verb “caress”, so it would be “the caressed”, “the pampered”, “the loved and appreciated”. Its use is very common in France. Wikipedia having most famous baby name list.


Hannah’s female name means “full of grace”, “compassionate” or “compassion of God”, so it has a religious connotation due to its origin.


The name Haydée means “she who has modesty”.



It means in its original form “the act of God”, its meaning is exclusively religious, as is the case with most Hebrew names. Its most used graphic variant is Azael. Its use is indistinct for men and women.


Hebe means “youth”, derives from the Greek verb that literally means “to be in the prime of life”. The Goddess Hebe is the personification of youth, her role in Olympus was to get the nectar of life from the immortals.


Diminutive name of Eduvigis. He is a dynamic, active and hard-working person who is attracted to social problems and current affairs. He really likes adventure. Holiday: July 4.

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Heladia is a patronymic, it means “the one who belongs to or has lived in Ellás, that is, in Greece”. Many of the common given names are patronymics, especially those of Latin or late Greek origin.


Helena is a name full of meanings. On the one hand, due to the story of Paris and Helen of Troy, in which she appears as a woman of great beauty, the name Helena has been given the meaning of “the most beautiful woman in…


Helga means “holy”. Metaphorically, we could say that she is the pure and innocent one, the one who opts for goodness and spiritual perfection. The modern adaptation of her as an English given name is Holy.


Helia means “the sun”: extensively it means the king of light, the brightest and most luminous, and by default life. In Greek mythology there are many names that have been given to the Sun; Apollo, Phoebus, Sol.


Heliana is a graphic variant of Eliana, it is a hypocoristic of Helios, the name of the “sun”, meaning the king of light, the brightest and most luminous, and by default life. In Greek mythology there are many names that have been given to the Sun; Apollo, Phoebus, Sol.


It is the union of two Greek words and means “the gift of the sun”. Symbolically, it is the person characterized by his light and his strength, “the enlightened one”, the one who is vital, the one who knows the light of truth.


Heloisa is one of the graphic variants of Eloisa, which in turn is the feminine variant of Eloy, a name that in turn is a variant of Eligio. It is a derivative of the verb ‘lectore’, “to choose”. It would be the chosen one, the one who is predestined.


Helvecio derives from the term heluetti, which means “Helvetians”, the inhabitants of present-day Switzerland. It is a patronymic name, that is, it indicates the place of origin, in ancient times, of the person who wore it.


It is a graphic variant of Elvia. It is the feminine name of Heluius, it comes from heluus, a variety of yellow, it would be “blond”. This is a voice that derives from the rustic language from Oscan, Huesca being the old Osca.


The female name Henar comes from the Marian dedication to the Virgen del Henar. Henar is a place full of hay and it is precisely the place where they found the image of this Virgin, hence its name ‘Nuestra Señora del Henar’.


Its etymological origin is not very clear, it may come from the Greek enedíno, “to be accommodating”, “the one that is sweet and pleasant”. It has historically passed to the Latinized form of Enedyna, from where it reaches the current form Henedina, “the complacent”.


Enoch is a graphic variant of Enoch. Like most of the Hebrew terms that are related to names, enoch has an entirely religious character. It means “the consecrated to God”. Enoch is one of the best known biblical characters, he is the father of Methuselah the long-lived.


Heráclida, like Heráclita, means “the one belonging to Hercules”. Symbolically, the person bearing the name would be supposed to have the characteristics of strength; “the one with the strong will”, “the indestructible one”.


It comes from the union of hari or her, “army”, and lind, “shield”. It is the shield of battle, protection and shelter in the fight. One of the most common graphic variants is Erlinda. In the saints we find a Saint Herlinda, a Belgian abbess from the 8th century.


It is not the feminine form of Hermelando, since it comes from some etymological variations regarding that name. Its literal meaning is “the force of the shield” or “the one who uses the shield with all her will and strength”.


Hermenegilda comes from the union of airmana, “big cattle”, that is, bovine and horse, and gilds, “value”. It would be the value of the cattle, the wealth of the property from a more general point of view, or even “what is worth for your cattle”.


This name is actually an invention of Shakespeare; who under this form made the female adaptation of Hermes. The original name means “announce, say, confront, clarify with words”, this etymology is from which the concept of irony also seems to derive.


Irminhild is the archaic form of Hermilda, made up of ermans, “strength, power”, and hild, “battle, fight”. It is the battle of strength or the fight for power. This name has been related by some scholars to the Saxon god Irmin, its meaning then would be “the combat of the god Irmin”.


It is one of the graphic variants of Ermina, which means “the strength of the cattle”. There is another somewhat less likely interpretation, in which Herminia would be one of the variants of Armina.


It is the feminine adaptation of the given name Hermión. This is another of the names derived from the Greek Hermes, “the messenger who announces the will of the gods”, and adapted directly from its Latin form.


Its literal translation is “the path of strength”, it represents the woman who uses her own will to achieve victory. It is strength at its peak.


Its meaning is very similar to names like Hermogenes. It derives from Hermes, the messenger of the Greek gods, Mercury for the Romans. It means “the one who comes from the land of Mercury”.


Hersilla wants to derive in an origin from the Sanskrit warsha, “rain”. But this name takes on relevance and meaning thanks to the fact that it was the name of one of the Sabine women kidnapped by Romulus, the founder of Rome, who ended up making her his wife.


Its direct origin from Greek makes Hesperia mean “afternoon”, “afternoon fall”, it could even mean “western country”. This has been the mythical name of Spain and Italy for many centuries.


Higinio is in its literal sense “the healthy, the vigorous” derived from the term “health”. It is the well-preserved man, the untouched. From this same terminology derives the word “hygiene”. In the saints we find a pope from the 2nd century, martyred in Rome.


Hilarius is the adjectival form of Hilarus, which means “the cheerful, the vigorous, the jovial, the graceful”. The man who wears it is characterized by his optimism and constant joy.


Hilda seems to derive from the Germanic term hild, “battle”, which is the first term with which more than three hundred names begin. The Christianization of Hildr, one of the main Valkyries, is thanks to Santa Hilda, abbess of the 7th century.


Like other Germanic names, its first element is hild, “battle”, and secondly Berth, “brightness, brilliance”. It would constitute “the brightness of battle”, “the illustrious battle”. This same meaning is that of Gundelberto.


It comes from the terms of Germanic origin hild, which means “battle”, and gard, “dwelling, house, property”. It is in its literal translation means “the abode of combat”, the appropriate place for battle.


As with the name Guñ, this name is made up of two synonyms, Hild and gund, both mean “battle, war”, so its literal translation would be “the warrior, the fighter”, “the combatant”.


As in the case of names such as Hippocrates, the first element of Greek origin that forms this name is ippos, “horse”, and secondly damádso, “tame, tame”. Its literal meaning is “the one who tames horses”.


Hippolyta means “the one who unties the horses”. It comes from the terms ippos, “horse” and lio, “loose, release, untie”. In a metaphorical way, it is the one that releases strength, power (symbology directly related to the horse).


It is one of the few names of Hebrew origin whose meaning is not religious. It comes from the word huldadh, which means “weasel”, it was probably adjudged in ancient times in relation to the characteristics of this animal.


It is, as its meaning inherited by the Spanish language, “the honest, the decorous, the noble”. He relates to the man who is honest because of his goodness and honor. It derives directly from honor, that is, “respect, admiration and esteem projected towards a particular person.


He is “the honest, the decorous, the noble.” He relates to the man who is honest because of his goodness and honor. He derives directly from honor, meaning “respect, admiration, and esteem projected toward a particular person.”


Horacia is the name derived from the term “hour”, it is the time, the mark of the years and in the same way the youth. Hora was the goddess of youth, lover of Quirino on Olympus. The most important use of this name is due to a Roman gens, whose most outstanding hero was Horatus.


Hortensia is the feminine of the Latin Hortensius, the name of a Roman gens well known in antiquity. It comes from hortus, “orchard, garden”, so Hortensia means “the gardener”.


Hospicia comes from hospes, “foreigner, stranger, guest”, from which comes the conception of hospitality, “room reserved for a guest, someone who is not a foreigner”. It would then be “the hospitable person”, the one who offers herself to please the foreigner.


Huberta is the union of the Germanic words hug, “spirit, thought”, and berth, “brightness, radiance, dazzling”. Its meaning would thus suppose “the man of illustrious spirit”, “the one with the brilliant mind”.


Hugolina is the Italian feminine diminutive of Hugo. This name is a hypocoristic of the names of Germanic origin whose first element was hugi, which means “spirit, reason, mind, intelligence”.


Humbaldo is formed thanks to the union of the Germanic words hun, “puppy”, and bald, “bold, savvy, intrepid”. He would thus be the “intrepid cub”, always referring to the identification with the bear cub.


Humility has an initial meaning derived from humilis, “low”. It is what is stuck to the humus, that is, to the ground, to the earth.