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This is a list of names in which the gender is feminine; and the usage is Late Roman.
There are 99 names matching your criteria.

AFRA (1)   f   Late Roman
Originally used by the Romans as a nickname for a woman from Africa. This was the name of two early saints.
AMABILIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of AMABILIS.
AMANDA   f   English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Late Roman
In part this is a feminine form of AMANDUS. However, it was not used during the Middle Ages. In the 17th century it was recreated by authors and poets who based it directly on Latin amanda "lovable, worthy of love"... [more]
AMATA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of AMATUS.
AMOR   m & f   Roman Mythology, Late Roman, Spanish, Portuguese
Means "love" in Latin. This was another name for the Roman god Cupid. It also means "love" in Spanish and Portuguese, and the name can be derived directly from this vocabulary word.
ANATOLIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of ANATOLIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century Italian saint and martyr.
ANGELA   f   English, Italian, German, Dutch, Romanian, Slovene, Slovak, Russian, Macedonian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL). As an English name, it came into use in the 18th century.
AUREA   f   Late Roman
Latin form of ORIA.
BARBARA   f   English, Italian, French, German, Polish, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Late Roman
Derived from Greek βαρβαρος (barbaros) meaning "foreign"... [more]
BEATA   f   Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman
Derived from Latin beatus meaning "blessed". This was the name of a few minor saints.
BEATRIX   f   German, Hungarian, Dutch, English (Rare), Late Roman
Probably from Viatrix, a feminine form of the Late Latin name Viator which meant "voyager, traveller". It was a common name amongst early Christians, and the spelling was altered by association with Latin beatus "blessed"... [more]
BENEDICTA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENIGNA   f   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Late Roman
Feminine form of BENIGNO.
BIBIANA   f   Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Possibly an early variant of VIVIANA. Alternatively, it may be a feminine derivative of the earlier Roman cognomen VIBIANUS.
CANDIDA   f   Late Roman, English
Late Latin name derived from candidus meaning "white". This was the name of several early saints, including a woman supposedly healed by Saint Peter... [more]
CARINA (1)   f   English, Portuguese, Spanish, German, Late Roman
Late Latin name derived from cara meaning "dear, beloved". This was the name of a 4th-century saint and martyr. It is also the name of a constellation in the southern sky, though in this case it means "keel" in Latin, referring to a part of Jason's ship the Argo.
CHRISTIANA   f   English, Late Roman
Latin feminine form of CHRISTIAN.
CLARA   f   Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, English, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Clarus which meant "clear, bright, famous". The name Clarus was borne by a few early saints. The feminine form was popularized by the 13th-century Saint Clare of Assisi (called Chiara in Italian), a friend and follower of Saint Francis, who left her wealthy family to found the order of nuns known as the Poor Clares... [more]
CLARITIA   f   Late Roman
Possibly a derivative of CLARA.
CLEMENTIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of Clemens or Clementius (see CLEMENT).
COLUMBA   m & f   Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "dove". This was the name of several early saints both masculine and feminine, most notably the 6th-century Irish monk Saint Columba (or Colum) who established a monastery on the island of Iona off the coast of Scotland... [more]
CONSTANTIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Constantius, which was itself derived from CONSTANS.
CONSTANTINA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
CRESCENTIA   f   German, Late Roman
Feminine form of CRESCENTIUS.
CYRIACA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of CYRIACUS.
DELPHINA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of the Latin name Delphinus, which meant "of Delphi". Delphi was a city in ancient Greece, the name of which is possibly related to Greek δελφυς (delphys) "womb"... [more]
DESIDERATA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of DESIDERATUS.
DESIDERIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of DESIDERIO. This was the Latin name of a 19th-century queen of Sweden, the wife of Karl XIV. She was born in France with the name Désirée.
DIONYSIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of DIONYSIUS.
DOMINICA   f   English (Rare), Late Roman
Feminine form of DOMINIC.
DONATA   f   Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of DONATO.
ELIGIA   f   Polish, Late Roman
Feminine form of ELIGIUS.
FELICIA   f   English, Spanish, Hungarian, 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).
FELICITAS   f   German, 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.
FELINA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of FELINUS.
FLORENTIA   f   Late Roman
Original feminine form of FLORENCE.
FLORENTINA   f   Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of FLORENTINUS.
FLORINA   f   Romanian, Spanish, Dutch, Late Roman
Feminine form of FLORINUS.
FRANCISCA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Late Roman
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
HONORATA   f   Late Roman, Polish
Feminine form of HONORATUS.
HONORIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of HONORIUS.
HONORINA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of HONORINUS.
IGNATIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of IGNATIUS.
ISAURA   f   Portuguese, Spanish, Late Roman
Late Latin name which meant "from Isauria". Isauria was the name of a region in Asia Minor.
IUCUNDA   f   Late Roman
Latin form of GIOCONDA.
IUSTINA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN).
JOHANNA   f   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian, English, Late Roman
Latinate form of Ioanna (see JOANNA).
JUSTINA   f   English, Slovene, Czech, Lithuanian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN).
KATERINA   f   Macedonian, Russian, Bulgarian, Greek, Late Roman
Macedonian form of KATHERINE, a Russian short form of YEKATERINA, a Bulgarian short form of EKATERINA, and a Greek variant of AIKATERINE.
LAETITIA   f   Late Roman, French
Original form of LETITIA, as well as the French form.
LAURA   f   English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Laurus, which meant "laurel". This meaning was favourable, since in ancient Rome the leaves of laurel trees were used to create victors' garlands... [more]
LEOCADIA   f   Spanish, Late Roman
Late Latin name perhaps derived from Greek λευκος (leukos) meaning "bright, clear, white"... [more]
LEONIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of LEONIUS.
LEONTINA   f   Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of LEONTIUS.
LIBERIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of LIBERIUS.
MARGARITA   f   Spanish, Russian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Late Roman
Latinate form of MARGARET. This is also a Latin word meaning "pearl" and a Spanish word meaning "daisy flower" (species Leucanthemum vulgare).
MATRONA   f   Russian, Late Roman
Means "lady" in Late Latin. This was the name of three early saints.
MAURA (1)   f   Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of MAURUS.
MELANIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Polish, Late Roman
Italian, Spanish and Polish form of MELANIE.
MODESTA   f   Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of MODESTUS.
MONICA   f   English, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Late Roman
Meaning unknown, most likely of North African or Phoenician origin. In the 4th century this name was borne by the North African saint Monica of Hippo, the mother of Saint Augustine, whom she converted to Christianity... [more]
NARCISSA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of NARCISSUS.
NATALIA   f   Polish, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Georgian, Late Roman
Latinate form of Natalia (see NATALIE).
OLIVA   f   Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "olive". This was the name of a 2nd-century saint from Brescia.
PATRICIA   f   English, Spanish, German, Late Roman
Feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK). In medieval England this spelling appears in Latin documents, but this form was probably not used as the actual name until the 18th century, in Scotland.
PERPETUA   f   Spanish, Late Roman
Derived from Latin perpetuus meaning "continuous". This was the name of a 3rd-century saint martyred with another woman named Felicity.
PETRONILLA   f   Italian, Late Roman
From a Latin name, a diminutive of Petronia, the feminine form of PETRONIUS. This was the name of an obscure 1st-century Roman saint, later believed to be a daughter of Saint Peter.
PLACIDA   f   Late Roman, Italian
Feminine form of Placidus (see PLACIDO).
PRIMITIVA   f   Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of PRIMITIVUS. Saint Primitiva was an early martyr from Rome.
PRUDENTIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of PRUDENTIUS.
QUIRINA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of QUIRINUS.
REGINA   f   English, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman
Means "queen" in Latin (or Italian). It was in use as a Christian name from early times, and was borne by a 2nd-century saint. In England it was used during the Middle Ages in honour of the Virgin Mary, and it was later revived in the 19th century... [more]
REGULA   f   German (Swiss), Late Roman
Means "rule" in Latin. This was the name of a 3rd-century Swiss martyr, the patron saint of Zurich.
ROMANA   f   Italian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Late Roman
Feminine form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
ROSALIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Late Roman
Late Latin name derived from rosa "rose". This was the name of a 12th-century Sicilian saint.
SALVATRIX   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of SALVATOR.
SCHOLASTICA   f   Late Roman
From a Late Latin name which was derived from scholasticus meaning "rhetorician, orator". Saint Scholastica was a 6th-century Benedictine abbess, the sister of Saint Benedict of Nursia.
SERAPHINA   f   English (Rare), German (Rare), Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Seraphinus, derived from the biblical word seraphim which was Hebrew in origin and meant "fiery ones". The seraphim were an order of angels, described by Isaiah in the Bible as having six wings each... [more]
SERENA   f   English, Italian, Late Roman
From a Late Latin name which was derived from Latin serenus meaning "clear, tranquil, serene". This name was borne by an obscure early saint. Edmund Spenser also used it in his poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590).
SIBYLLA   f   Greek, German, Swedish, Late Roman, Late Greek
Greek and Latinate form of SIBYL.
SIDONIA   f   Late Roman, German
Feminine form of SIDONIUS.
SILVIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, English, German, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of SILVIUS. Rhea Silvia was the mother of Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome... [more]
SOLLEMNIA   f   Late Roman
Latin form of SOLANGE.
SPERANTIA   f   Late Roman
Latin form of ESPERANZA.
SYBILLA   f   Polish, Late Roman
Polish form and Latin variant of SIBYLLA.
THERASIA   f   Late Roman
Earliest recorded form of THERESA.
URSA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of URSUS. This is the name of two constellations in the northern sky: Ursa Major and Ursa Minor.
URSULA   f   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Finnish, Late Roman
Means "little bear", derived from a diminutive form of the Latin word ursa "she-bear". Saint Ursula was a legendary virgin princess of the 4th century who was martyred by the Huns while returning from a pilgrimage... [more]
VERENA   f   German, Late Roman
Possibly related to Latin verus "true". This might also be a Coptic form of the Ptolemaic name BERENICE. Saint Verena was a 3rd-century Egyptian-born nurse who went with the Theban Legion to Switzerland... [more]
VERONICA   f   English, Italian, Romanian, Late Roman
Latin alteration of BERENICE, the spelling influenced by the ecclesiastical Latin phrase vera icon meaning "true image"... [more]
VIATRIX   f   Late Roman
Earlier form of BEATRIX.
VICTORIA   f   English, Spanish, Romanian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Means "victory" in Latin, being borne by the Roman goddess of victory. It is also a feminine form of VICTORIUS. This name was borne by a 4th-century saint and martyr from North Africa... [more]
VICTORINA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of VICTORINUS.
VIOLANTE   f   Late Roman
Older form (possibly) of YOLANDA.
VIVIANA   f   Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of Vivianus (see VIVIAN). Saint Viviana (also known as Bibiana) was a Roman saint and martyr of the 4th century.
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