Browse Names

This is a list of names in which the gender is feminine; and the first letter is F.
Filter Results       more options...
FÁBIAfPortuguese
Portuguese feminine form of FABIUS.
FABIAfItalian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of FABIUS.
FABIANAfItalian, Spanish, Portuguese, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FABIENNEfFrench
French feminine form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FABIOLAfItalian, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Diminutive of FABIA. This was the name of a 4th-century saint from Rome.
FABRICIAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of Fabricius (see FABRICE).
FABRIZIAfItalian
Italian feminine form of Fabricius (see FABRICE).
FADIAfArabic
Feminine form of FADI.
FADILAfArabic
Feminine form of FADIL.
FADİMEfTurkish
Turkish variant of FATMA.
FAEfEnglish
Variant of FAY.
FAHIMAfArabic
Feminine form of FAHIM.
FAHMIDAfUrdu
Urdu feminine form of FAHIM.
FAHRİYEfTurkish
Turkish feminine form of FAKHRI.
FAIGAfYiddish
Variant of FAIGEL.
FAIGELfYiddish
Derived from Yiddish פֵֿײגֶל (feigel) meaning "bird".
FAINAfRussian
Meaning unknown, possibly derived from PHAENNA.
FAIRUZfArabic
Variant transcription of FAYRUZ.
FAIRUZAfPersian
Variant transcription of FIRUZEH.
FAITHfEnglish
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.
FAIZAfArabic
Feminine form of FAIZ.
FAJRfArabic
Means "dawn, beginning" in Arabic.
FAJRAfEsperanto
Means "fiery" in Esperanto.
FAKHRIYYAfArabic
Feminine form of FAKHRI.
FALLONfEnglish (Modern)
From an Irish surname which 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'.
FANCYfEnglish (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) "to show, to appear".
FANGf & mChinese
From Chinese (fāng) meaning "fragrant, virtuous, beautiful" or other characters with a similar pronunciation.
FANNIfFinnish, Hungarian
Finnish diminutive of FRANCISCA and a Hungarian diminutive of FRANCISKA or STEFÁNIA.
FANNIEfEnglish
Variant of FANNY.
FANNYfEnglish, 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.
FANTINEfLiterature
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".
FARAHm & fArabic
Means "joy" in Arabic.
FARAIm & fSouthern African, Shona
Means "rejoice" in Shona.
FAREEHAfArabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of FARIHA.
FARHANAfArabic, Bengali
Feminine form of FARHAN.
FARIDAfArabic
Feminine form of FARID.
FARIHAfArabic, Urdu
Means "happy" in Arabic.
FARRAHfArabic
Variant transcription of FARAH.
FATEMAHfPersian
Persian form of FATIMAH.
FATHIYYAfArabic
Feminine form of FATHI.
FÁTIMAfPortuguese, Spanish
From the name of a town in Portugal, which is 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.
FATIMAfArabic
Variant transcription of FATIMAH.
FATIMAHfArabic, Malay, Indonesian
Means "to abstain" in Arabic. Fatimah was a daughter of the Prophet Muhammad and the wife of Ali, the fourth caliph.
FATIMATOUfWestern African, Manding, Wolof, Serer
Form of FATIMAH used in parts of western Africa.
FATIN (1)fArabic
Means "charming, seductive, fascinating" in Arabic.
FATMAfArabic, Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of FATIMAH, as well as an Arabic variant.
FATMIREfAlbanian
Feminine form of FATMIR.
FATOŞfTurkish
Turkish diminutive of FATMA.
FATSANIm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "be meek" in Chewa.
FAUNAfRoman Mythology
Feminine form of FAUNUS. Fauna was a Roman goddess of fertility, women and healing, a daughter and companion of Faunus.
FAUSTINAfAncient Roman, Italian
Feminine form of Faustinus (see FAUSTINO).
FAUSTINEfFrench
French feminine form of Faustinus (see FAUSTINO).
FAWNfEnglish
From the English word fawn for a young deer.
FAWZIYAfArabic
Variant transcription of FAWZIYYA.
FAWZIYYAfArabic
Feminine form of FAWZI.
FAYfEnglish
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.
FAYEfEnglish
Variant of FAY.
FAYRUZfArabic
Means "turquoise (the gemstone)" in Arabic, ultimately of Persian origin.
FAYZAfArabic
Variant transcription of FAIZA.
FEBEfDutch, Spanish, Italian
Dutch, Spanish and Italian form of PHOEBE.
FEDELMAfIrish
Latinized form of FEIDELM.
FEDERICAfItalian
Italian feminine form of FREDERICK.
FEDORAfRussian
Russian form of THEODORA.
FEHİMEfTurkish
Turkish feminine form of FAHIM.
FEIDELMfIrish 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.
FEIDLIMIDm & fAncient Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly means "beauty" or "ever good" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of three early kings of Munster.
FEIGEfYiddish
Variant transcription of FAIGA.
FELÍCIAfHungarian, Portuguese
Hungarian and Portuguese form of FELICIA.
FELICIAfEnglish, 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.
FELICIANAfSpanish, Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Felicianus (see FELICIANO).
FELICIDADfSpanish
Spanish form of FELICITAS. It also means "happiness" in Spanish.
FELICIDADEfPortuguese
Portuguese form of FELICITAS. It also means "happiness" in Portuguese.
FÉLICIEfFrench
French form of FELICIA.
FÉLICIENNEfFrench
French feminine form of Felicianus (see FELICIANO).
FELICITAfItalian
Italian form of FELICITAS. It also coincides closely with Italian felicità "happiness".
FELICITASfGerman, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Latin name which meant "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.
FÉLICITÉfFrench
French form of FELICITAS.
FELICITYfEnglish
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'.
FELICJAfPolish
Polish form of FELICIA.
FELINAfLate Roman
Feminine form of FELINUS.
FELINEfDutch
Dutch feminine form of FELINUS.
FELIPAfSpanish
Spanish feminine form of PHILIP.
FELISAfSpanish
Spanish form of FELICIA.
FELIZITASfGerman
German variant of FELICITAS.
FEMKEfDutch, Frisian
Diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element frid "peace". It also coincides with a Frisian word meaning "little girl".
FEN (1)f & mChinese
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.
FENELLAfScottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FENNAfDutch, Frisian
Feminine form of FEN (2).
FEODORAfRussian
Russian form of THEODORA.
FERAYfTurkish
Means "radiance of the moon" in Turkish.
FERESHTEHfPersian
Means "angel" in Persian.
FERGIEm & fScottish
Diminutive and feminine form of FERGUS.
FERİDEfTurkish
Turkish feminine form of FARID.
FERİHAfTurkish
Turkish form of FARIHA.
FERNfEnglish
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.
FERNANDAfSpanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian feminine form of FERDINAND.
FERNANDEfFrench
French feminine form of FERDINAND.
FERNEfEnglish
Variant of FERN.
FERUZAfUzbek
Uzbek form of FIRUZEH.
FEVZİYEfTurkish
Turkish feminine form of FAWZI.
FFIONfWelsh
Means "foxglove" in Welsh.
FFLURfWelsh
Welsh form of FLORA.
FFRAIDfWelsh
Welsh form of BRIDGET.
FIAMMETTAfItalian
Derived from Italian fiamma "fire" combined with a diminutive suffix.
FİDANfTurkish, Azerbaijani
Means "sapling" in Turkish and Azerbaijani.
FIDDAfArabic
Means "silver" in Arabic.
FIDELAfSpanish
Feminine form of FIDEL.
FIDELIAfSpanish (Rare)
Feminine form of FIDEL.
FIDELMAfIrish
Latinized form of FEIDELM. Saint Fidelma and her sister Saint Eithne were 5th-century followers of Saint Patrick.
FIERAfEsperanto
Means "proud" in Esperanto.
FIFIfFrench
Diminutive of JOSÉPHINE.
FİKRİYEfTurkish
Turkish form of FIKRIYYA.
FIKRIYYAfArabic
Feminine form of FIKRI.
FILIMENAfMacedonian
Macedonian form of PHILOMENA.
FILIPAfPortuguese
Feminine form of PHILIP.
FILIPINAfPolish (Rare)
Polish feminine form of FILIP.
FILIPPAfGreek, Swedish, Italian
Greek, Swedish and Italian feminine form of PHILIP.
FİLİZfTurkish
Means "sprout, shoot" in Turkish.
FILOMENAfItalian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch
Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Dutch form of PHILOMENA.
FINAfItalian
Short form of SERAFINA. Saint Fina, also known as Saint Serafina, was a 13th-century girl from the town of San Gimignano in Italy.
FINELLAfScottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FINKAfCroatian
Diminutive of JOZEFINA.
FINLEYm & fIrish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of FIONNLAGH.
FINOLAfIrish, Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FÍONAfIrish
Derived from Irish fion meaning "vine".
FIONAfScottish, English
Feminine form of FIONN. This name was (first?) used by Scottish poet James Macpherson in his poem 'Fingal' (1762).
FIONNUALAfIrish, 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.
FIONOLAfIrish, Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FIORALBAfItalian
Combination of Italian fiore "flower" and alba "dawn".
FIOREf & mItalian
Means "flower" in Italian. It can also be considered an Italian form of the Latin names FLORA and FLORUS.
FIORELLAfItalian
From Italian fiore "flower" combined with a diminutive suffix.
FIORENZAfItalian
Italian feminine form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FIRENZEfVarious
From the name of an Italian city, commonly called Florence in English.
FIROOZEHfPersian
Variant transcription of FIRUZEH.
FIROUZEHfPersian
Variant transcription of FIRUZEH.
FİRUZƏfAzerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of FIRUZEH.
FIRUZAfTajik, Uzbek, Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani, Tajik, Uzbek and Azerbaijani form of FIRUZEH.
FİRUZEfTurkish
Turkish form of FIRUZEH.
FIRUZEHfPersian
Means "turquoise (the gemstone)" in Persian. Alternatively, it may be a feminine form of FIRUZ.
FIZZAfArabic
Variant transcription of FIDDA.
FJOLLAfAlbanian
From Albanian fjollë meaning "fine snow".
FLANNm & fIrish
Means "red" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of a 9th-century king of Tara in Ireland.
FLANNÁNm & fIrish
Diminutive of FLANN.
FLANNERYf & mEnglish (Rare)
From an Irish surname which 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).
FLÁVIAfPortuguese
Portuguese feminine form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIEfFrench
French feminine form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIENNEfFrench
French feminine form of FLAVIAN.
FLEURfFrench, Dutch, English (Rare)
Means "flower" in French. This was the name of a character in John Galsworthy's novels 'The Forsyte Saga' (1922).
FLICKfEnglish
Diminutive of FELICITY.
FLOfEnglish
Short form of FLORENCE or FLORA.
FLOELLAfEnglish (Rare)
Elaborated form of FLO.
FLOORm & fDutch
Dutch form of Florentius (see FLORENCE) or FLORA.
FLOORTJEfDutch
Dutch diminutive of FLOOR.
FLÓRAfHungarian
Hungarian form of FLORA.
FLORAfEnglish, German, Italian, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin flos meaning "flower". Flora was the Roman goddess of flowers and spring, the wife of Zephyr the west wind. It has been used as a given name since the Renaissance, starting in France. In Scotland it was sometimes used as an Anglicized form of Fionnghuala.
FLOREfFrench
French form of FLORA.
FLORENCEf & mEnglish, French
From the Latin name Florentius or the feminine form Florentia, which were derived from florens "prosperous, flourishing". Florentius was borne by many early Christian saints, and it was occasionally used in their honour through the Middle Ages. In modern times it is mostly feminine.... [more]
FLORENCIAfSpanish
Spanish feminine form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORENTIAfLate Roman
Original feminine form of FLORENCE.
FLORETTAfEnglish
Latinate diminutive of FLORA.
FLORETTEfFrench (Rare)
French diminutive of FLORA.
FLORIANAfItalian, Ancient Roman
Italian feminine form of FLORIAN.
FLORIANEfFrench
French feminine form of FLORIAN.
FLORINDAfSpanish, Portuguese
Elaborated form of Spanish or Portuguese flor meaning "flower".
FLORINEfFrench
French feminine form of FLORINUS.
FLORRIEfEnglish
Diminutive of FLORENCE or FLORA.
FLOSSIEfEnglish
Diminutive of FLORENCE.
FLOWERfEnglish (Rare)
Simply from the English word flower for the blossoming plant. It is derived (via Old French) from Latin flos.
FLUTURAfAlbanian
Means "butterfly" in Albanian.
FOLAMIm & fWestern African, Yoruba
Means "respect and honour me" in Yoruba.
FORTUNEfEnglish (Rare)
Simply from the English word fortune, ultimately from Latin fortuna, a derivative of fors "luck".
FOTEINIfGreek
Variant transcription of FOTINI.
FOTINIfGreek
Modern Greek form of PHOTINE.
FRANm & fSpanish, English, Croatian, Slovene
Short form of FRANCIS, FRANCES or related names.
FRANCAfItalian
Contracted form of FRANCESCA.
FRANCEfFrench
From the name of the country, sometimes considered a feminine form of FRANK (1) or short form of FRANÇOISE, both of which are ultimately related to the name of the country.
FRANCENEfEnglish (Rare)
English variant of FRANCINE.
FRANCESfEnglish
Feminine form of FRANCIS. The distinction between Francis as a masculine name and Frances as a feminine name did not arise until the 17th century. A notable bearer was Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini (1850-1917), a social worker and the first American to be canonized.
FRANCESCAfItalian, Catalan
Italian and Catalan feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCETTEfFrench
Feminine diminutive of FRANÇOIS.
FRANCIfHungarian
Diminutive of FRANCISKA.
FRANCINEfFrench, English
Feminine diminutive of FRANÇOIS.
FRANCISm & fEnglish, French
English form of the Late Latin name Franciscus which meant "Frenchman", ultimately from the Germanic tribe of the Franks, who were named for a type of spear that they used. This name was borne by the 13th-century Saint Francis of Assisi, who was originally named Giovanni but was given the nickname Francesco by his father, an admirer of the French. Francis went on to renounce his father's wealth and devote his life to the poor, founding the Franciscan order of friars. Later in his life he apparently received the stigmata.... [more]
FRANCISCAfSpanish, Portuguese, Late Roman
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANČIŠKAfSlovene
Slovene feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCISKAfHungarian
Hungarian feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCISZKAfPolish
Polish feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANÇOISEfFrench
Feminine form of FRANÇOIS.
FRANGAGfScottish
Scottish feminine form of FRANCIS.
FRANKA (1)fGerman, Dutch
German and Dutch feminine form of FRANK (1).
FRANKA (2)fCroatian
Croatian form of FRANCA.
FRANKIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive of FRANK (1) or FRANCES.
FRANNIEfEnglish
Diminutive of FRANCES.
FRANNYm & fEnglish
Diminutive of FRANCIS or FRANCES.
FRAÑSEZAfBreton
Breton feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTIŠKAfCzech
Czech feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTZISCAfSardinian
Sardinian feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTZISKAfBasque
Basque feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRÄNZEfGerman
Diminutive of FRANZISKA.
FRANZIfGerman
Short form of FRANZISKA.
FRANZISKAfGerman
German feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRAUKEfGerman
Means "little lady", derived from German frau combined with a diminutive suffix.
FREDAfEnglish
Short form of names ending in freda or fred, such as WINIFRED or ALFREDA.
FREDDIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive of FREDERICK or FREDA.
FREDERIKKEfDanish
Danish feminine form of FREDERICK.
FREDRIKAfSwedish, Finnish
Swedish and Finnish feminine form of FREDERICK.
FREIDAfEnglish
Variant of FRIEDA.
FREJAfDanish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of FREYA.
FREYAfNorse Mythology, English (British, Modern), German
From Old Norse Freyja meaning "lady". This was the name of the goddess of love, beauty, war and death in Norse mythology. She claimed half of the heroes who were slain in battle and brought them to her realm of Fólkvangr. Along with her brother Freyr and father Njord, she was one of the Vanir (as opposed to the Æsir). Some scholars connect her with the goddess Frigg.... [more]
FREYDEfYiddish
Means "joy" in Yiddish.
FREYJAfIcelandic, Norse Mythology
Icelandic and Old Norse form of FREYA.
FRIDAfSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name, originally a short form of other feminine names containing the Germanic element frid meaning "peace". This is also the Scandinavian equivalent, from the Old Norse cognate Fríða. A famous bearer was Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907-1954).
FRIDESWIDEfHistory
Modern form of the Old English name Friðuswiþ, formed of the elements friþ "peace" and swiþ "strong". Saint Frideswide was an 8th-century English princess who became a nun. She is credited with establishing Christ Church in Oxford.
FRIEDEfGerman
Short form of names containing the element fried, derived from the Germanic element frid meaning "peace".
FRIEDERIKEfGerman
German feminine form of FREDERICK.
FRIGEfAnglo-Saxon Mythology
Anglo-Saxon cognate of FRIGG.
FRIGGfNorse Mythology
Means "beloved" in Old Norse, ultimately derived from Indo-European *pri "to love". In Norse mythology she was the goddess of the earth, air and fertility, and the wife of Odin. Some scholars believe that she and the goddess Freya share a common origin.
FRÍÐAfAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse cognate of FRIDA, also in part derived from Old Norse fríðr meaning "beautiful, beloved".
FRIÐRIKAfIcelandic
Icelandic form of FREDERICA.
FRIÐUSWIÞfAnglo-Saxon
Old English form of FRIDESWIDE.
FRITZIfGerman
German diminutive of FRIEDERIKE.
FRONAfEnglish
Diminutive of SOPHRONIA.
FROSINAfMacedonian
Macedonian form of EUPHROSYNE.
FRØYAfNorwegian
Norwegian form of FREYA.
FRUMAfYiddish
Means "pious" in Yiddish.
FRUZSINAfHungarian
Diminutive of Eufrozina, the Hungarian form of EUPHROSYNE.
FRYDERYKAfPolish
Polish feminine form of FREDERICK.
FUm & fChinese
From Chinese () meaning "abundant, rich, wealthy", () meaning "hibiscus, lotus" or () meaning "begin, man, father", in addition to other characters with a similar pronunciation. A famous bearer was the 8th-century Tang dynasty poet Du Fu, whose given was .
FULVIAfItalian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fulvius (see FULVIO).
FUMNANYAf & mWestern African, Igbo
Means "love me" in Igbo.
FUNANYAfWestern African, Igbo
Means "love" in Igbo.
FUNDAfTurkish
Means "heather" in Turkish.
FUNGAIm & fSouthern African, Shona
Means "think" in Shona.
FURAHAfEastern African, Swahili
Means "joy, happiness" in Swahili.
FUSUNfTurkish
Means "charm" in Turkish.
FUYUKOfJapanese
From Japanese (fuyu) meaning "winter" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other combinations of kanji.
264 results