Browse Names

This is a list of names in which the gender is feminine; and the usage is History.
There are 18 names matching your criteria.

ALODIA   f   History
Possibly from a Visigothic name derived from the Germanic elements alja "other, foreign" and aud "riches, wealth"... [more]
ALWILDA   f   History
Latinized form of ALFHILD. This was the name of a legendary female Scandinavian pirate, also called Awilda.
BRUNHILDA   f   History
Variant of BRÜNHILD, referring to the Frankish queen.
CYRA   f   History
Meaning unknown. Saint Cyra was a 5th-century Syrian hermit who was martyred with her companion Marana.
EDANA   f   History
Latinized form of ÉTAÍN. This was the name of an early Irish saint.
EVERILD   f   History
Latinized form of EOFORHILD. This was the name of a 7th-century English saint.
FRIDESWIDE   f   History
Modern form of the Old English name Friðuswiþ, formed of the elements friþ "peace" and swiþ "strong"... [more]
GOBNATA   f   History
Latinate form of GOBNAIT.
HYACINTHA   f   History
Latinate feminine form of HYACINTHUS, used to refer to the 17th-century Italian saint Hyacintha Mariscotti (real name Giacinta).
JULITTA   f   History
Diminutive of JULIA. This was the name of a 4th-century saint who was martyred in Tarsus with her young son Quiricus.
KATERI   f   History
From the Mohawk pronunciation of KATHERINE. This was the name adopted by the 17th-century Mohawk woman Tekakwitha upon her baptism... [more]
KREKA   f   History
Meaning unknown, possibly of Turkic or Germanic origin. This name was borne by the most powerful of Attila's wives.
MAKEDA   f   History
Possibly means "greatness" in Ethiopic. This was the name of an Ethiopian queen of the 10th-century BC. She is probably the same person as the Queen of Sheba, who visited Solomon in the Old Testament.
MARIAMNE   f   History
From Μαριαμη (Mariame), the form of MARIA used by the historian Josephus when referring to the wife of King Herod.
MILBURGA   f   History
Derived from the Old English elements milde "gentle" and burg "fortress"... [more]
POCAHONTAS   f   History, Native American, Algonquin
Means "she is playful" in Algonquin. This was the name of a young Algonquin woman, daughter of a powerful chief, who married a white colonist.
ROXELANA   f   History
From a Turkish nickname meaning "Ruthenian". This referred to the region of Ruthenia, covering Belarus, Ukraine and western Russia. Roxelana (1502-1558), also known by the name Hürrem, was a slave and then concubine of Süleyman the Magnificent, sultan of the Ottoman Empire... [more]
TÁHIRIH   f   History
Variant of TAHIRA. This was the title of Fatimah Baraghani, a 19th-century Persian poet, theologian and reformer.