Feminine Names

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ESTEFANÍA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of STEPHEN.
ESTELA f Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of ESTELLE.
ESTELLA f English
Latinate form of ESTELLE. This was the name of the heroine, Estella Havisham, in Charles Dickens' novel Great Expectations (1860).
ESTELLE f English, French
From an Old French name meaning "star", ultimately derived from Latin stella. It was rare in the English-speaking world in the Middle Ages, but it was revived in the 19th century, perhaps due to the character Estella Havisham in Charles Dickens' novel Great Expectations (1860).
'ESTER f Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ESTHER.
ESTERA f Polish, Slovak, Lithuanian
Polish, Slovak and Lithuanian form of ESTHER.
ESTERI f Finnish
Finnish form of ESTHER.
ESTHER f English, French, Spanish, Dutch, German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Possibly means "star" in Persian. Alternatively it could be a derivative of the name of the Near Eastern goddess ISHTAR. The Book of Esther in the Old Testament tells the story of Queen Esther, the Jewish wife of the king of Persia. The king's advisor Haman persuaded the king to exterminate all the Jews in the realm. Warned of this plot by her cousin Mordecai, Esther revealed her Jewish ancestry and convinced the king to execute Haman instead. Her original Hebrew name was Hadassah.... [more]
ESTHIRU f Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of ESTHER.
ESTI f Basque
Means "sweet, honey" in Basque.
ESTIÑNE f Basque
Variant of ESTI.
ESTRELLA f Spanish
Spanish form of STELLA (1), coinciding with the Spanish word meaning "star".
ESYLLT f Welsh
Welsh form of ISOLDE.
ESZTER f Hungarian
Hungarian form of ESTHER.
ESZTI f Hungarian
Diminutive of ESZTER.
ÉTAÍN f Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly derived from Old Irish ét meaning "jealousy". In Irish mythology she was a sun and horse goddess who was the lover of Midir.
ETEL f Hungarian (Rare)
Short form of ETELKA.
ETELKA f Hungarian
Feminine form of ETELE created by the Hungarian writer András Dugonics for the main character in his novel Etelka (1788).
ETELVINA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of ADALWIN.
ETERI f Georgian
Means "ether, air" in Georgian. This name features in the Georgian opera Abesalom and Eteri (1918).
ETHEL f English
Short form of names beginning with the Old English element æðel meaning "noble". It was coined in the 19th century, when many Old English names were revived. It was popularized by the novels The Newcomes (1855) by William Makepeace Thackeray and The Daisy Chain (1856) by C. M. Yonge. A famous bearer was American actress and singer Ethel Merman (1908-1984).
ETHELDRED f Medieval English
Middle English form of ÆÐELÞRYÐ.
ETHELDREDA f Medieval English
Middle English form of ÆÐELÞRYÐ.
ETHELINDA f English (Archaic)
English form of the Germanic name ADALLINDIS. The name was very rare in medieval times, but it was revived in the early 19th century.
ETHELYN f English
Diminutive of ETHEL.
ETHNA f Irish
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
ETHNE f Irish
Variant of EITHNE.
ÉTIENNETTE f French (Rare)
French feminine form of STEPHEN.
ETNA f Irish
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
ETSUKO f Japanese
From Japanese (etsu) meaning "joy, pleased" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
ETTA f English
Short form of HENRIETTA and other names that end with etta. A famous bearer was the American singer Etta James (1938-2012), who took her stage name from her real given name Jamesetta.
ETTIE f English
Diminutive of HENRIETTA and other names ending with etta or ette.
EUA f Biblical Greek
Form of Chawwah (see EVE) used in the Greek translation of Old Testament. Chawwah is also translated as Zoe in the Greek Old Testament.
EUADNE f Greek Mythology
Greek form of EVADNE.
EUANTHE f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ευανθης (euanthes) meaning "blooming, flowery", a derivative of ευ (eu) meaning "good" and ανθος (anthos) meaning "flower". According to some sources, this was the name of the mother of the three Graces or Χαριτες (Charites) in Greek mythology.
EUDOCIA f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ευδοκια (Eudokia), derived from the word ευδοκεω (eudokeo) meaning "to be well pleased, to be satisfied", itself derived from ευ (eu) meaning "good" and δοκεω (dokeo) meaning "to think, to imagine, to suppose". This name was common among Byzantine royalty. Saint Eudocia was the wife of the 5th-century emperor Theodosius II.
EUDOKIA f Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of EUDOCIA.
EUDORA f Greek Mythology
Means "good gift" in Greek, from the elements ευ (eu) meaning "good" and δωρον (doron) meaning "gift". This was the name of a nymph, one of the Hyades, in Greek mythology.
EUDOXIA f Ancient Greek
From Greek ευδοξια (eudoxia) meaning "good repute, good judgement", itself from ευ (eu) meaning "good" and δοξα (doxa) meaning "notion, reputation, honour".
EUFÊMIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of EUPHEMIA.
EUFEMIA f Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of EUPHEMIA.
EUGENEIA f Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek feminine form of EUGENE.
EUGÊNIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of EUGENIA.
EUGENIA f Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Polish, English, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Feminine form of Eugenius (see EUGENE). It was borne by a semi-legendary 3rd-century saint who escaped persecution by disguising herself as a man. The name was occasionally found in England during the Middle Ages, but it was not regularly used until the 19th century.
EUGÉNIE f French
French form of EUGENIA. This was the name of the wife of Napoleon III.
EUKENE f Basque
Basque form of EUGENIA.
EULA f English
Short form of EULALIA.
EULÁLIA f Portuguese, Hungarian, Slovak
Portuguese, Hungarian and Slovak form of EULALIA.
EULÀLIA f Catalan
Catalan form of EULALIA.
EULALIA f Spanish, Italian, English, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ευλαλος (eulalos) meaning "sweetly-speaking", itself from ευ (eu) meaning "good" and λαλεω (laleo) meaning "to talk". This was the name of an early 4th-century saint and martyr from Merida in Spain. She is a patron saint of Barcelona.
EULALIE f French
French form of EULALIA.
EUMELIA f Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ευμελεια (eumeleia) meaning "melody".
EUN m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or (eun) meaning "silver, money", as well as other hanja characters that are pronounced in the same way. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
EUNICE f Biblical, English, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Ευνικη (Eunike) meaning "good victory", derived from ευ (eu) meaning "good" and νικη (nike) meaning "victory". The New Testament mentions her as the mother of Timothy. As an English name, it was first used after the Protestant Reformation.
EUNIKA f Polish (Rare)
Polish form of EUNICE.
EUN-JEONG f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or (eun) meaning "careful, anxious, attentive" combined with (jeong) meaning "court" or (jeong) meaning "pretty, graceful". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
EUN-JI f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" combined with (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (ji) meaning "earth, soil, ground". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
EUN-JUNG f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 은정 (see EUN-JEONG).
EUNOMIA f Greek Mythology
Means "good order" in Greek, ultimately from ευ (eu) meaning "good" and νομος (nomos) meaning "law, custom". Eunomia was a Greek goddess, one of the ‘Ωραι (Horai), presiding over law.
EUN-YEONG f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" and (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
EUN-YOUNG f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 은영 (see EUN-YEONG).
EUPHEMIA f Ancient Greek, English (Archaic)
Means "to use words of good omen" from Greek () meaning "good" and φημι (phemi) meaning "to speak, to declare". Saint Euphemia was an early martyr from Chalcedon.
EUPHRASIA f Ancient Greek
Means "good cheer" in Greek.
EUPHRASIE f French
French form of EUPHRASIA.
EUPHROSYNE f Greek Mythology
Means "mirth, merriment" in Greek. She was one of the three Graces or Χαριτες (Charites) in Greek mythology.
EUPRAXIA f Ancient Greek
From a Greek word meaning "good conduct", derived from ευ (eu) meaning "good" and πραξις (praxis) meaning "action, exercise".
EURIA f Basque
Means "rain" in Basque.
EUROPA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ευρωπη (Europe), which meant "wide face" from ευρυς (eurys) meaning "wide" and οψ (ops) meaning "face, eye". In Greek mythology Europa was a Phoenician princess who was abducted and taken to Crete by Zeus in the guise of a bull. She became the first queen of Crete, and later fathered Minos by Zeus. The continent of Europe is named for her. This is also the name of a moon of Jupiter.
EUROPE f Greek Mythology
Greek form of EUROPA.
EURWEN f Welsh
Derived from Welsh aur "gold" and gwen "white, fair, blessed".
EURYDICE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Ευρυδικη (Eurydike) meaning "wide justice", derived from ευρυς (eurys) meaning "wide" and δικη (dike) meaning "justice". In Greek myth she was the wife of Orpheus. Her husband tried to rescue her from Hades, but he failed when he disobeyed the condition that he not look back upon her on their way out.
EUSTACIA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of EUSTACE.
EUTERPE f Greek Mythology
Means "delight" in Greek, ultimately from ευ (eu) meaning "good" and τερπω (terpo) meaning "to satisfy, to cheer". In Greek mythology she was one of the nine Muses, the muse of music and joy. She was said to have invented the double flute.
EUTHALIA f Ancient Greek
Means "flower, bloom" from the Greek word ευθαλεια (euthaleia), itself derived from ευ (eu) meaning "good" and θαλλω (thallo) meaning "to blossom".
EUTHYMIA f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of EUTHYMIUS.
EUTROPIA f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Eutropios (see EUTROPIUS).
EUTYCHIA f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Eutychios (see EUTYCHUS).
ÉVA f Hungarian
Hungarian form of EVE.
EVA f Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, English, Czech, Slovak, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Greek, Slovene, Bulgarian, Croatian, Russian, Georgian, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin
Form of EVE used in various languages. This form is used in the Latin translation of the New Testament, while Hava is used in the Latin Old Testament. The name appears in Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) belonging to the character Little Eva, whose real name is in fact Evangeline.... [more]
EVADNE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Ευαδνη (Euadne), from ευ (eu) meaning "good" possibly combined with Cretan Greek αδνος (adnos) meaning "holy". In Greek legend Evadne was the wife of Capaneus. After Capaneus was killed by a lightning bolt sent from Zeus she committed suicide by throwing herself onto his burning body.
EVALINE f English
Variant of EVELYN.
EVALYN f English
Variant of EVELYN.
EVANGELIA f Greek
Feminine form of EVANGELOS.
EVANGELIJA f Macedonian
Macedonian feminine form of EVANGELOS.
EVANGELINA f Spanish, English
Latinate form of EVANGELINE.
EVANGELINE f English
Means "good news" from Greek ευ (eu) meaning "good" and αγγελμα (angelma) meaning "news, message". It was (first?) used by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his epic poem Evangeline (1847). It also appears in Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) as the full name of the character Eva.
EVANGELIYA f Bulgarian (Rare)
Bulgarian feminine form of EVANGELOS.
EVDOKIA f Greek
Modern Greek form of EUDOCIA.
EVDOKIJA f Macedonian
Macedonian form of EUDOCIA.
EVDOKIYA f Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian form of EUDOCIA, and an alternate transcription of Russian Евдокия (see YEVDOKIYA).
ÈVE f French
French form of EVE.
EVE f English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name חַוָּה (Chawwah), which was derived from the Hebrew word חָוָה (chawah) meaning "to breathe" or the related word חָיָה (chayah) meaning "to live". According to the Old Testament Book of Genesis, Eve and Adam were the first humans. God created her from one of Adam's ribs to be his companion. At the urging of a serpent she ate the forbidden fruit and shared some with Adam, causing their expulsion from the Garden of Eden.... [more]
EVELEEN f English (Rare)
Either a diminutive of EVE or a variant of EVELYN.
EVELIA f Spanish
Elaborated form of EVA.
EVELIEN f Dutch
Dutch form of EVELINA.
EVELIINA f Finnish
Finnish form of EVELINA.
EVELIN f German, Estonian, Hungarian
German, Estonian and Hungarian form of EVELINA.
EVELĪNA f Latvian
Latvian form of EVELINA.
EVELINA f English, Italian, Swedish, Lithuanian, Greek
Latinate form of AVELINE. It was revived by the author Fanny Burney for the heroine of her first novel Evelina (1778). It is often regarded as a variant of the related name EVELYN or an elaboration of EVE.
EVELYN f & m English, German
From an English surname that was derived from the given name AVELINE. In the 17th century when it was first used as a given name it was more common for boys, but it is now regarded as mainly feminine due to association with the related name Evelina.
ÉVELYNE f French
French form of EVELINA.
EVERILD f History
Latinized form of EOFORHILD. This was the name of a 7th-century English saint.
EVERLY f English (Modern)
From a surname that was from a place name, itself derived from Old English eofor "boar" and leah "woodland, clearing".
EVETTE f English
Variant of YVETTE.
EVGENIA f Greek, Russian, Bulgarian
Modern Greek form of EUGENIA. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian Евгения (see YEVGENIYA) or Bulgarian Евгения (see EVGENIYA).
EVGENIJA f Macedonian
Macedonian form of EUGENIA.
EVGENIYA f Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian form of EUGENIA and an alternate transcription of Russian Евгения (see YEVGENIYA).
EVI f Greek, Dutch, German
Modern Greek form of EVE, as well as a Dutch and German variant.
EVIE f English
Diminutive of EVE or EVELYN.
ÉVIKE f Hungarian
Hungarian diminutive of EVE.
EVÎN f Kurdish
Means "love" in Kurdish.
EVITA f Spanish, Latvian
Diminutive of EVA.
EVONNE f English
Variant of YVONNE.
EVPRAKSIYA f Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Евпраксия (see YEVPRAKSIYA).
EVREN m & f Turkish
Means "cosmos, the universe" in Turkish. In Turkic mythology the Evren is a gigantic snake-like dragon.
EVRIDIKI f Greek
Modern Greek form of EURYDICE.
EVVIE f English
Diminutive of EVE or EVELYN.
EVY f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
Diminutive of EVA or EVELINA.
EVŽENIE f Czech
Czech form of EUGENIA.
EWA f Polish
Polish form of EVE.
EWELINA f Polish
Polish form of EVELINA.
EYDÍS f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements ey "good fortune" or "island" and dís "goddess".
EYLÜL f Turkish
Means "September" in Turkish.
EZGİ f Turkish
Means "melody" in Turkish.
EZHIL m & f Tamil
Means "beauty" in Tamil.
FÁBIA f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of FABIUS.
FABIA f Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of FABIUS.
FABIANA f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FABIENNE f French
French feminine form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FABIOLA f Italian, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Diminutive of FABIA. This was the name of a 4th-century saint from Rome.
FABRICIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fabricius (see FABRICE).
FABRIZIA f Italian
Italian feminine form of Fabricius (see FABRICE).
FADIA f Arabic
Feminine form of FADI.
FADILA f Arabic
Feminine form of FADIL.
FADİME f Turkish
Turkish variant of FATMA.
FAE f English
Variant of FAY.
FAHIMA f Arabic
Feminine form of FAHIM.
FAHMIDA f Urdu
Urdu feminine form of FAHIM.
FAHRİYE f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of FAKHRI.
FAIGA f Yiddish
Variant of FAIGEL.
FAIGEL f Yiddish (Rare)
From Yiddish פֿויגל (foigl) meaning "bird", a vernacular form of Zipporah.
FAINA f Russian
Meaning unknown, possibly derived from PHAENNA.
FAIRUZ f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فيروز (see FAYRUZ).
FAIRUZA f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian فیروزه (see FIRUZEH).
FAITH f English
Simply from the English word faith, ultimately from Latin fidere "to trust". This was one of the virtue names adopted by the Puritans in the 17th century.
FAIZA f Arabic
Feminine form of FAIZ.
FAJR f Arabic
Means "dawn, beginning" in Arabic.
FAJRA f Esperanto
Means "fiery" in Esperanto.
FAKHRIYYA f Arabic
Feminine form of FAKHRI.
FALLON f English (Modern)
From an Irish surname that was derived from Ó Fallamhain meaning "descendant of Fallamhan". The given name Fallamhan meant "leader". It was popularized in the 1980s by a character on the soap opera Dynasty.
FANCY f English (Rare)
From the English word fancy, which means either "like, love, inclination" or "ornamental". It is derived from Middle English fantasie, which comes (via Norman French and Latin) from Greek φαινω (phaino) meaning "to show, to appear".
FANG f & m Chinese
From Chinese (fāng) meaning "fragrant, virtuous, beautiful" or other characters with a similar pronunciation.
FANNI f Finnish, Hungarian
Finnish diminutive of FRANCISCA and a Hungarian diminutive of FRANCISKA or STEFÁNIA.
FANNIE f English
Variant of FANNY.
FANNY f English, French, Spanish
Diminutive of FRANCES, FRANÇOISE or STÉPHANIE. In the English-speaking world this has been a vulgar slang word since the late 19th century, and the name has subsequently dropped out of common use.
FANTINE f Literature
This name was used by Victor Hugo for the mother of Cosette in his novel Les Misérables (1862). The name was given to her by a passerby who found the young orphan on the street. Hugo may have intended it to be a derivative of the French word enfant "child".
FARAH m & f Arabic
Means "joy" in Arabic.
FARAI m & f Southern African, Shona
Means "rejoice" in Shona.
FAREEHA f Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Arabic فريحة or فرحة or Urdu فریحہ (see FARIHA).
FARHANA f Arabic, Bengali
Feminine form of FARHAN.
FARIDA f Arabic
Feminine form of FARID.
FARIHA f Arabic, Urdu
Means "happy" in Arabic.
FARRAH f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فرح (see FARAH).
FATEMAH f Persian
Persian form of FATIMAH.
FATHIMATH f Dhivehi
Dhivehi form of FATIMAH.
FATHIYYA f Arabic
Feminine form of FATHI.
FÁTIMA f Portuguese, Spanish
From the name of a town in Portugal, which was derived from the Arabic feminine name FATIMAH, apparently after a Moorish princess who converted to Christianity during the Reconquista. The town became an important Christian pilgrimage center after 1917 when three local children reported witnessing repeated apparitions of the Virgin Mary.
FÀTIMA f Catalan
Catalan form of FÁTIMA.
FATIMA f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فاطمة (see FATIMAH).
FATIMAH f Arabic, Malay, Indonesian
Means "to abstain" in Arabic. Fatimah was a daughter of the Prophet Muhammad and the wife of Ali, the fourth caliph.
FATIMATOU f Western African, Manding, Wolof, Serer
Form of FATIMAH used in parts of western Africa.
FATIN (1) f Arabic
Means "charming, seductive, fascinating" in Arabic.
FATMA f Arabic, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Kurdish
Turkish, Azerbaijani and Kurdish form of FATIMAH, as well as an Arabic variant.
FATMIRE f Albanian
Feminine form of FATMIR.
FATOŞ f Turkish
Turkish diminutive of FATMA.
FATSANI m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "be meek" in Chewa.
FAUNA f Roman Mythology
Feminine form of FAUNUS. Fauna was a Roman goddess of fertility, women and healing, a daughter and companion of Faunus.
FAUSTA f Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of FAUSTUS.
FAUSTINA f Ancient Roman, Italian
Feminine form of Faustinus (see FAUSTINO).
FAUSTINE f French
French feminine form of Faustinus (see FAUSTINO).
FAWN f English
From the English word fawn for a young deer.
FAWZIYA f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فوزيّة (see FAWZIYYA).
FAWZIYYA f Arabic
Feminine form of FAWZI.
FAY f English
Derived from Middle English faie meaning "fairy", ultimately (via Old French) from Latin fata meaning "the Fates". It appears in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Arthurian legends in the name of Morgan le Fay. It has been used as a given name since the 19th century. In some cases it may be used as a short form of FAITH.
FAYE f English
Variant of FAY.
FAYRUZ f Arabic
Means "turquoise (the gemstone)" in Arabic, ultimately of Persian origin.
FAYZA f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فائزة (see FAIZA).
FEBE f Dutch, Spanish, Italian
Dutch, Spanish and Italian form of PHOEBE.
FEDELMA f Irish
Latinized form of FEIDELM.
FEDERICA f Italian
Italian feminine form of FREDERICK.
FEDORA f Russian
Russian form of THEODORA.
FEHİME f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of FAHIM.
FEIDELM f Irish Mythology
Possibly a feminine form of FEIDLIMID. This name is borne by several women in Irish legend including Feidelm Noíchrothach, a daughter of Conchobhar the king of Ulster.
FEIDHELM f Irish
Variant of FEIDELM.
FEIDLIMID m & f Ancient Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly means "beauty" or "ever good" in Irish. This was the name of three early kings of Munster.
FEIGE f Yiddish
Variant of FAIGEL.
FELÍCIA f Hungarian, Portuguese
Hungarian and Portuguese form of FELICIA.
FELICIA f English, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Dutch, Swedish, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Latin name Felicius, a derivative of FELIX. In England, it has occasionally been used since the Middle Ages.
FELICIANA f Spanish, Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Felicianus (see FELICIANO).
FELICIDAD f Spanish
Spanish form of FELICITAS. It also means "happiness" in Spanish.
FELICIDADE f Portuguese
Portuguese form of FELICITAS. It also means "happiness" in Portuguese.
FÉLICIE f French
French form of FELICIA.
FELICIE f German (Rare)
German form of FELICIA.
FÉLICIENNE f French
French feminine form of Felicianus (see FELICIANO).
FELICITA f Italian
Italian form of FELICITAS. It also coincides closely with Italian felicità "happiness".
FELICITAS f German, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Latin name meaning "good luck, fortune". In Roman mythology the goddess Felicitas was the personification of good luck. It was borne by a 3rd-century saint, a slave martyred with her master Perpetua in Carthage.
FÉLICITÉ f French
French form of FELICITAS.
FELICITY f English
From the English word felicity meaning "happiness", which ultimately derives from Latin felicitas "good luck". This was one of the virtue names adopted by the Puritans around the 17th century. It can sometimes be used as an English form of the Latin name FELICITAS. This name was revived in the late 1990s after the appearance of the television series Felicity.
FELICJA f Polish
Polish form of FELICIA.
FELINA f Late Roman
Feminine form of FELINUS.
FELINE f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of FELINUS.
FELIPA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of PHILIP.
FELISA f Spanish
Spanish form of FELICIA.
FELIZITAS f German
German variant of FELICITAS.
FEMIE f English (Rare)
Diminutive of EUPHEMIA.
FEMKE f Dutch, Frisian
Diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element frid "peace". It also coincides with a Frisian word meaning "little girl".
FEN (1) f & m Chinese
From Chinese (fēn) meaning "fragrance, aroma, perfume" (which is usually only feminine) or (fèn) meaning "strive, exert" (usually only masculine). Other Chinese characters are also possible.
FENELLA f Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FENNA f Dutch, Frisian
Feminine form of FEN (2).
FENNE f Dutch, Frisian
Feminine form of FEN (2).
FEODORA f Russian
Russian form of THEODORA.
FERAY f Turkish
Means "radiance of the moon" in Turkish.
FERDINANDA f Italian
Italian feminine form of FERDINAND.
FERESHTEH f Persian
Means "angel" in Persian.
FERGIE m & f Scottish
Diminutive and feminine form of FERGUS.
FERİDE f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of FARID.
FERİHA f Turkish
Turkish form of FARIHA.
FERN f English
From the English word for the plant, ultimately from Old English fearn. It has been used as a given name since the late 19th century.
FERNANDA f Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian feminine form of FERDINAND.
FERNANDE f French
French feminine form of FERDINAND.
FERNE f English
Variant of FERN.
FERUZA f Uzbek
Uzbek form of FIRUZEH.
FEVZİYE f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of FAWZI.
FFION f Welsh
Means "foxglove" in Welsh.
FFLUR f Welsh
Welsh form of FLORA.
FFRAID f Welsh
Welsh form of BRIDGET.
FIADH f Irish
Means "wild, untamed" in Irish (modern Irish fia).
FIAMMETTA f Italian
Derived from Italian fiamma meaning "flame" combined with a diminutive suffix.
FİDAN f Turkish, Azerbaijani
Means "sapling" in Turkish and Azerbaijani.
FIDDA f Arabic
Means "silver" in Arabic.
FIDELA f Spanish
Feminine form of FIDEL.
FIDELIA f Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of FIDEL.
FIDELMA f Irish
Latinized form of FEIDELM. Saint Fidelma and her sister Saint Eithne were 5th-century followers of Saint Patrick.
FIEN f Dutch
Short form of JOSEFIEN and other names ending with a similar sound.
FIENE f Dutch
Short form of JOSEFIEN and other names ending with a similar sound.
FIERA f Esperanto
Means "proud" in Esperanto.
FIFI f French
Diminutive of JOSÉPHINE.
FİKRİYE f Turkish
Turkish form of FIKRIYYA.
FIKRIYYA f Arabic
Feminine form of FIKRI.
FILIMENA f Macedonian
Macedonian form of PHILOMENA.
FILIPA f Portuguese
Feminine form of PHILIP.
FILIPINA f Polish (Rare)
Polish feminine form of FILIP.
FILIPPA f Greek, Swedish, Italian
Greek, Swedish and Italian feminine form of PHILIP.
FİLİZ f Turkish
Means "sprout, shoot" in Turkish.
FILOMENA f Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of PHILOMENA.
FINA f Italian
Short form of SERAFINA. Saint Fina, also known as Saint Serafina, was a 13th-century girl from the town of San Gimignano in Italy.
FINELLA f Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FINKA f Croatian
Diminutive of JOZEFINA.
FINLEY m & f Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of FIONNLAGH.
FINOLA f Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FÍONA f Irish
Derived from Irish fíon meaning "wine".
FIONA f Scottish, English
Feminine form of FIONN. This name was (first?) used by the Scottish poet James Macpherson in his poem Fingal (1762), in which it is spelled as Fióna.
FIONNUALA f Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "white shoulder" from Irish fionn "white, fair" and guala "shoulder". In Irish legend Fionnuala was one of the four children of Lir who were transformed into swans for a period of 900 years.
FIONOLA f Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FIORALBA f Italian
Combination of Italian fiore "flower" and alba "dawn".
FIORE f & m Italian
Means "flower" in Italian. It can also be considered an Italian form of the Latin names FLORA and FLORUS.
FIORELLA f Italian
From Italian fiore "flower" combined with a diminutive suffix.
FIORENZA f Italian
Italian feminine form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FIRENZE f Various
From the name of an Italian city, commonly called Florence in English.
FIROOZEH f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian فیروزه (see FIRUZEH).
FIROUZEH f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian فیروزه (see FIRUZEH).
FİRUZƏ f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of FIRUZEH.
FIRUZA f Tajik, Uzbek, Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani, Tajik, Uzbek and Azerbaijani form of FIRUZEH.
FİRUZE f Turkish
Turkish form of FIRUZEH.
FIRUZEH f Persian
Means "turquoise (the gemstone)" in Persian. Alternatively, it may be a feminine form of FIRUZ.
FIZZA f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فضّة (see FIDDA).
FJOLLA f Albanian
From Albanian fjollë meaning "fine snow".
FLANN m & f Irish
Means "red" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of a 9th-century king of Tara in Ireland.
FLANNÁN m & f Irish
Diminutive of FLANN.
FLANNERY f & m English (Rare)
From an Irish surname that was derived from Ó Flannghaile meaning "descendant of Flannghal". The given name Flannghal means "red valour". A famous bearer was American author Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964).
FLÁVIA f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of FLAVIUS.