Browse Names

This is a list of names in which the gender is feminine; and the usage is Literature.
There are 68 names matching your criteria.

AIDA   f   Arabic, Literature
Variant of AYDA... [more]
ALMIRA (1)   f   Literature
Variant of ELMIRA... [more]
AMARYLLIS   f   Literature
Derived from Greek αμαρυσσω (amarysso) "to sparkle"... [more]
ANGELICA   f   English, Italian, Romanian, Literature
Derived from Latin angelicus meaning "angelic", ultimately related to Greek αγγελος (angelos) "messenger"... [more]
ARMIDE   f   Literature
French form of ARMIDA... [more]
ARWEN   f   Literature
Means "noble maiden" in Sindarin... [more]
AYLA (3)   f   Literature
Created for the novel 'Clan of the Cave Bear' (1980) by author Jean M. Auel... [more]
BELPHOEBE   f   Literature
Combination of belle "beautiful" and the name PHOEBE... [more]
CINDERELLA   f   Literature
From the French name Cendrillon which means "little ashes"... [more]
COSETTE   f   French, Literature
From French chosette meaning "little thing"... [more]
CRESSIDA   f   Literature
Medieval form of CHRYSEIS... [more]
DESDEMONA   f   Literature
Derived from Greek δυσδαιμων (dysdaimon) meaning "ill-fated"... [more]
DULCINEA   f   Literature
Derived from Spanish dulce meaning "sweet"... [more]
ELAINE   f   English, Arthurian Romance
From an Old French form of HELEN... [more]
ELANOR   f   Literature
Means "star sun" in Sindarin... [more]
ELMIRA   f   Literature
Shortened form of EDELMIRA... [more]
ENID   f   Welsh, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Derived from Welsh enaid meaning "soul" or "life"... [more]
ÉOWYN   f   Literature
Means "horse joy" in Old English... [more]
EPONINE   f   Literature
Meaning unknown... [more]
ESMERALDA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, English, Literature
Means "emerald" in Spanish and Portuguese... [more]
FANTINE   f   Literature
This name was used by Victor Hugo for the mother of Cosette in his novel 'Les Misérables' (1862)... [more]
GALADRIEL   f   Literature
Means "maiden crowned with a radiant garland" in Sindarin... [more]
GRISELDA   f   English, Scottish, Spanish, Literature
Possibly derived from the Germanic elements gris "grey" and hild "battle"... [more]
GUINEVERE   f   Arthurian Romance
From the Norman French form of the Welsh name Gwenhwyfar, composed of the elements gwen meaning "fair, white" and hwyfar meaning "smooth"... [more]
GUIOMAR   f & m   Portuguese, Spanish, Arthurian Romance
Possibly derived from the Germanic name Wigmar, which is formed of the elements wig "war, battle" and meri "famous"... [more]
GYNETH   f   Literature
Perhaps a variant of GWYNETH... [more]
HAIDEE   f   Literature
Perhaps intended to derive from Greek αιδοιος (aidoios) "modest, reverent"... [more]
HERMIA   f   Literature
Feminine form of HERMES... [more]
IDRIL   f   Literature
Means "sparkle brilliance" in Sindarin... [more]
IGERNA   f   Arthurian Romance
Latin form of IGRAINE
IGRAINE   f   Arthurian Romance
Meaning unknown, from Igerna, the Latinized form of Welsh Eigyr... [more]
LALAGE   f   Literature
Derived from Greek λαλαγεω (lalageo) meaning "to babble, to prattle"... [more]
LALLA   f   Literature
Derived from Persian لاله (laleh) meaning "tulip"... [more]
LUCASTA   f   Literature
This name was first used by the poet Richard Lovelace for a collection of poems called 'Lucasta' (1649)... [more]
LUCINDA   f   English, Portuguese, Literature
An elaboration of LUCIA created by Cervantes for his novel 'Don Quixote' (1605)... [more]
MALVINA   f   Scottish, English, Literature
Created by the poet James MacPherson in the 18th century for a character in his Ossian poems... [more]
MIGNON   f   Literature
Means "cute, darling" in French... [more]
MORGAINE   f   Arthurian Romance
Variant of MORGAN (2), from a French form.
MORGAN (2)   f   Arthurian Romance
Modern form of Morgen, which was used by Geoffrey of Monmouth in the 12th century for the Arthurian sorceress Morgan le Fay, who was unnamed in earlier stories... [more]
MORGEN   f   Arthurian Romance
Earlier form of MORGAN (2)
NÉLIDA   f   Literature, Spanish
Created by French author Marie d'Agoult for her semi-autobiographical novel 'Nélida' (1846), written under the name Daniel Stern... [more]
NERISSA   f   Literature
Created by Shakespeare for a character in his play 'The Merchant of Venice' (1596)... [more]
NESTAN-DAREJAN   f   Literature
Created by the Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli for a character in his 12th-century epic 'The Knight in the Panther's Skin'... [more]
NIMUE   f   Arthurian Romance
Meaning unknown... [more]
NORMA   f   English, Italian, Literature
Created by Felice Romani for the main character in the opera 'Norma' (1831)... [more]
NYDIA   f   English (Rare), Spanish, Literature
Used by British author Edward Bulwer-Lytton for a blind flower-seller in his novel 'The Last Days of Pompeii' (1834)... [more]
OLIVETTE   f   Literature
Feminine form of OLIVER... [more]
OPHELIA   f   English, Literature
Derived from Greek οφελος (ophelos) meaning "help"... [more]
ORINTHIA   f   Literature
Possibly related to Greek ορινω (orino) meaning "to excite, to agitate"... [more]
PERDITA   f   Literature
Derived from Latin perditus meaning "lost"... [more]
PHILOMEL   f   Literature
From an English word meaning "nightingale" (ultimately from PHILOMELA)... [more]
POLLYANNA   f   Literature
Combination of POLLY and ANNA... [more]
ROHAN (2)   f   Literature
From the novel 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien, where it is a place name meaning "horse country" in Sindarin.
SCHEHERAZADE   f   Literature
Anglicized form of SHAHRAZAD
SHEHERAZADE   f   Literature
Anglicized form of SHAHRAZAD
SOPHRONIA   f   Literature, Late Greek
Feminine form of SOPHRONIUS... [more]
TINATIN   f   Georgian, Literature
Possibly related to Georgian სინათლე (sinatle) "light"... [more]
TINUVIEL   f   Literature
Means "nightingale" in Sindarin... [more]
TITANIA   f   Literature
Perhaps based on Latin Titanius meaning "of the Titans"... [more]
UNDINE   f   Literature
Derived from Latin unda meaning "wave"... [more]
VIVIEN (2)   f   Literature
Used by Alfred Lord Tennyson as the name of the Lady of the Lake in his Arthurian epic 'Idylls of the King' (1859)... [more]
ZAÏRE   f   Literature
Used by Voltaire for the heroine of his tragic play 'Zaïre' (1732), about a Christian woman enslaved by Muslims... [more]
ZEMFIRA   f   Tatar, Bashkir, Azerbaijani, Literature
Meaning unknown, possibly of Romani origin... [more]
ZULEIKA   f   Literature
Possibly means "brilliant beauty" in Persian... [more]
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