Names Categorized "feminine forms"

This is a list of names in which the categories include feminine forms.
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AEMILIAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
AKILINAfRussian
Russian form of the Roman name Aquilina, a feminine derivative of AQUILA.
ALBERTAfEnglish, Italian, Portuguese
Feminine form of ALBERT. This is the name of a Canadian province, which was named in honour of a daughter of Queen Victoria.
ALBERTE (2)fFrench, Danish
French and Danish feminine form of ALBERT.
ALBERTINAfItalian, Dutch, Portuguese
Feminine diminutive of ALBERT.
ALBERTINEfFrench
French feminine form of ALBERT.
ALEXANDRAfEnglish, German, Dutch, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Greek, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Catalan, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of ALEXANDER. In Greek mythology this was a Mycenaean epithet of the goddess Hera, and an alternate name of Cassandra. It was borne by several early Christian saints, and also by the wife of Nicholas II, the last czar of Russia. She was from Germany and had the birth name Alix, but was renamed Александра (Aleksandra) upon joining the Russian Church.
ANATOLIAfLate Roman
Feminine form of ANATOLIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century Italian saint and martyr.
ANDREA (2)fEnglish, German, Spanish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Dutch, Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of ANDREW. As an English name, it has been used since the 17th century, though it was not common until the 20th century.
ANTONELLAfItalian
Feminine diminutive of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
AQUILINAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of AQUILINUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint from Byblos.
AUGUSTINE (2)fFrench, German
French feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
BERTINAfEnglish
Feminine form of BERT.
CARLOTTAfItalian
Italian form of CHARLOTTE.
CAROLINAfItalian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, Swedish
Latinate feminine form of CAROLUS. This is the name of two American states: North and South Carolina. They were named for Charles I, king of England.
CHARLOTTAfSwedish
Swedish variant of CHARLOTTE.
CHARLOTTEfFrench, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
French feminine diminutive of CHARLES. It was introduced to Britain in the 17th century. A notable bearer was Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855), the eldest of the three Brontë sisters and the author of 'Jane Eyre' and 'Villette'.
CHRISTINAfEnglish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Greek
From Christiana, the Latin feminine form of CHRISTIAN. This was the name of an early, possibly legendary, saint who was tormented by her pagan father. It was also borne by a 17th-century Swedish queen and patron the arts who gave up her crown in order to become a Roman Catholic.
CHRISTINEfFrench, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
French form of CHRISTINA, as well as a variant in other languages.
CLÉMENCEfFrench
French feminine form of Clementius (see CLEMENT).
CLEMENCEfEnglish
Feminine form of Clementius (see CLEMENT). It has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it became rare after the 17th century.
CLEMENCYfEnglish (Rare)
Medieval variant of CLEMENCE. It can also simply mean "clemency, mercy" from the English word, ultimately from Latin clemens "merciful".
CLÉMENTINEfFrench
French feminine form of CLEMENT.
DANETTEfEnglish
Feminine diminutive of DANIEL.
DANIELLAfEnglish
Feminine form of DANIEL.
DANIELLEfFrench, English
French feminine form of DANIEL. It has been commonly used in the English-speaking world only since the 20th century.
DANNAfEnglish
Feminine form of DANIEL or DAN (1).
DAVIDAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of DAVID.
DAVINAfEnglish (British)
Feminine form of DAVID. It originated in Scotland.
DELPHINAfLate 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". The Blessed Delphina was a 14th-century Provençal nun.
DENISAfCzech, Slovak, Romanian
Feminine form of DENIS.
DENISEfFrench, English, Dutch
French feminine form of DENIS.
DIONISIAfItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish feminine form of DIONYSIUS.
DIONYSIAfLate Roman
Feminine form of DIONYSIUS.
EDMÉEfFrench (Rare)
Feminine form of EDMÉ.
EDMONDAfItalian
Italian feminine form of EDMUND.
EDMONDEfFrench
French feminine form of EDMUND.
EDUARDAfPortuguese
Portuguese feminine form of EDWARD.
EDWINAfEnglish
Feminine form of EDWIN.
EMILYfEnglish
English feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL). In the English-speaking world it was not common until after the German House of Hanover came to the British throne in the 18th century; the princess Amelia Sophia (1711-1786) was commonly known as Emily in English, even though Amelia is an unrelated name.... [more]
ENRICAfItalian
Italian feminine form of HENRY.
ERNESTAfItalian, Lithuanian
Feminine form of ERNEST.
ERNESTINAfItalian
Italian feminine form of ERNEST.
ERNESTINEfFrench, German, English
Feminine form of ERNEST.
ÉTIENNETTEfFrench (Rare)
French feminine form of STEPHEN.
FÁBIAfPortuguese
Portuguese feminine form of FABIUS.
FABIAfItalian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of FABIUS.
FELINAfLate Roman
Feminine form of FELINUS.
GEORGETTEfFrench
French feminine form of GEORGE.
GEORGIAfEnglish, Greek
Latinate feminine form of GEORGE. This is the name of an American state, which was named after the British king George II. A famous bearer was the American painter Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986).
GÉRALDINEfFrench
French feminine form of GERALD.
GERALDINEfEnglish
Feminine form of GERALD.
GERARDAfItalian, Dutch
Feminine form of GERARD.
GERDA (1)fGerman, Dutch
Feminine form of GERD (1).
GERDINAfDutch
Feminine form of GERD (1).
HARRIETfEnglish
English form of HENRIETTE, and thus a feminine form of HARRY. It was first used in the 17th century, becoming very common in the English-speaking world by the 18th century. A famous bearer was Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), the American author who wrote 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'.
HEFINAfWelsh
Feminine form of HEFIN.
HENRIETTAfEnglish, Hungarian, Finnish, Swedish, Dutch
Latinate form of HENRIETTE. It was introduced to England by Henriette Marie, the wife of the 17th-century English king Charles I. The name Henriette was also Anglicized as Harriet, a form which was initially more popular.
HENRIETTEfFrench, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian
French feminine diminutive of HENRY.
HUGUETTEfFrench
Feminine form of HUGUES.
ISIDORAfSerbian, Macedonian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian (Rare), Italian (Rare), English (Rare), Ancient Greek
Feminine form of ISIDORE. This was the name of a 4th-century Egyptian saint and hermitess.
JACOBAfDutch
Feminine form of JACOB.
JACOBINAfDutch
Feminine form of JACOB.
JACOBINEfNorwegian, Danish, Dutch
Norwegian, Danish and Dutch feminine form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JACQUELINEfFrench, English
French feminine form of JACQUES, also commonly used in the English-speaking world.
JACQUETTAfEnglish (British)
Feminine diminutive of JACQUES.
JACQUETTEfFrench (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of JACQUES.
JAMESINAfScottish
Feminine form of JAMES.
JONETTEfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of JON (1).
JOSEFAfSpanish, Portuguese, Czech
Spanish, Portuguese and Czech feminine form of JOSEPH.
JOSEPHINAfEnglish (Rare)
Latinate variant of JOSÉPHINE.
JOSEPHINEfEnglish, German, Dutch
English, German and Dutch form of JOSÉPHINE.
JULIANAfDutch, German, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Iulianus (see JULIAN). This was the name of a 4th-century saint and martyr from Nicomedia, and also of the Blessed Juliana of Norwich, also called Julian, a 14th-century mystic and author. The name was also borne by a 20th-century queen of the Netherlands. In England, this form has been in use since the 18th century, alongside the older form Gillian.
JULIETTEfFrench
French diminutive of JULIE.
JUSTINAfEnglish, Slovene, Czech, Lithuanian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN).
JUSTINEfFrench, English, Dutch, German
French feminine form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN). This is the name of the heroine in the novel 'Justine' (1791) by the Marquis de Sade.
KYLAfEnglish
Feminine form of KYLE.
KYLIEfEnglish
This name arose in Australia, where it is said to mean "boomerang" in an Australian Aboriginal language. It is more likely a feminine form of KYLE, and it is in this capacity that it began to be used in America in the 1970s. A famous bearer is the Australian singer Kylie Minogue (1968-).
LOUELLAfEnglish
Combination of LOU and the popular name suffix ella.
LOUISAfEnglish, German, Dutch
Latinate feminine form of LOUIS. A famous bearer was the American novelist Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), the author of 'Little Women'.
LOUISEfFrench, English, Danish, Swedish, Dutch, German
French feminine form of LOUIS.
LUISELLAfItalian
Diminutive of LUISA.
MARCELLEfFrench
French feminine form of MARCELLUS.
MARCELLETTEfFrench (Rare)
French feminine diminutive of MARCELLUS.
MARTINAfGerman, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, Hungarian, English, Swedish, Dutch, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Martinus (see MARTIN). Saint Martina was a 3rd-century martyr who is one of the patron saints of Rome.
MARTINEfFrench, Dutch, Norwegian
French, Dutch and Norwegian feminine form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
MAXIMAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of MAXIMUS.
MAXIMILIANEfGerman
German feminine form of MAXIMILIAN.
MAXIMILIENNEfFrench (Rare)
French feminine form of MAXIMILIAN.
MAXINEfEnglish
Feminine form of MAX. It has been commonly used only since the beginning of the 20th century.
MICHELINEfFrench
French feminine diminutive of MICHEL.
MICHELLEfFrench, English, Dutch
French feminine form of MICHEL. It has been common in the English-speaking world since the middle of the 20th century.
MODESTINEfFrench
French diminutive of MODESTUS.
NEILINAfScottish
Feminine form of NEIL.
NICOLEfFrench, English, Dutch, German
French feminine form of NICHOLAS, commonly used in the English-speaking world since the middle of the 20th century. A famous bearer is American-Australian actress Nicole Kidman (1967-).
NIGELLAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of NIGEL.
OLIVETTEfLiterature
Feminine form of OLIVER. This was the name of the title character in the French opera 'Les noces d'Olivette' (1879) by Edmond Audran.
OWENAfWelsh
Feminine form of OWEN (1).
PÁDRAIGÍNfIrish
Irish form of PATRICIA.
PARNELfEnglish (Archaic)
Contracted form of PETRONEL. In the later Middle Ages it became a slang term for a promiscuous woman, and the name subsequently fell out of use.
PASCALEfFrench
Feminine form of PASCAL.
PASCALINEfFrench
Feminine form of PASCAL.
PASCUALAfSpanish
Spanish feminine form of PASCAL.
PASQUALINAfItalian
Italian feminine form of PASCAL.
PATRICIAfEnglish, 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.
PAULAfGerman, English, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, Hungarian, Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Croatian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Paulus (see PAUL). This was the name of a 4th-century Roman saint who was a companion of Saint Jerome.
PAULETTEfFrench
French feminine diminutive of PAUL.
PAULINEfFrench, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
French feminine form of Paulinus (see PAULINO).
PAVLINAfBulgarian, Macedonian, Greek
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Greek form of PAULINA.
PERNILLAfSwedish
Swedish short form of PETRONILLA.
PERNILLEfDanish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian short form of PETRONILLA.
PETRAfGerman, Dutch, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, Swedish, Finnish, English
Feminine form of PETER. This was also the name of an ancient city in the region that is now Jordan.
PETRONAfSpanish
Possibly a feminine form of PETRONIUS.
PETRONELfEnglish (Archaic)
Medieval English form of PETRONILLA.
PETRONELAfRomanian, Slovak, Polish
Romanian, Slovak and Polish form of PETRONILLA.
PETRONELLAfDutch, Swedish
Dutch and Swedish form of PETRONILLA.
PETRONILLAfItalian, 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.
PHILIPPAfEnglish (British), German
Latinate feminine form of PHILIP.
PIERINAfItalian
Feminine diminutive of PIERO.
PIERRETTEfFrench
Feminine diminutive of PIERRE.
RICARDAfSpanish, German
Spanish and German feminine form of RICHARD.
RICCARDAfItalian
Italian feminine form of RICHARD.
ROBERTAfEnglish, Italian, Spanish
Feminine form of ROBERT.
ROBERTEfFrench
French feminine form of ROBERT.
ROBERTINAfItalian, Spanish
Feminine diminutive of ROBERTO.
RONALDAfScottish
Feminine form of RONALD.
RONNETTEfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of RONALD.
RUPERTAfSpanish
Spanish feminine form of RUPERT.
SAMANTHAfEnglish, Italian, Dutch
Perhaps intended to be a feminine form of SAMUEL, using the name suffix antha (possibly inspired by Greek ανθος (anthos) "flower"). It originated in America in the 18th century but was fairly uncommon until 1964, when it was popularized by the main character on the television show 'Bewitched'.
SIMONETTAfItalian
Diminutive of SIMONA.
THEODORAfEnglish, Greek, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of THEODORE. This name was common in the Byzantine Empire, being borne by several empresses including the influential wife of Justinian in the 6th century.
THOMASINAfEnglish
Medieval feminine form of THOMAS.
TOMASAfSpanish
Spanish feminine form of THOMAS.
VALENTÍNAfSlovak
Slovak feminine form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)).
VALENTINAfItalian, Russian, Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene, Romanian, Spanish, Greek, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)). A famous bearer was the Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (1937-), who in 1963 became the first woman to visit space.
VICTORIAfEnglish, 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]
WILHELMINAfDutch, German, English
Dutch and German feminine form of WILHELM. This name was borne by a queen of the Netherlands (1880-1962).
WILHELMINEfGerman
German feminine form of WILHELM.