Names Categorized "feminine forms"

This is a list of names in which the categories include feminine forms.
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ADAMINA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of ADAM.
AEMILIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
AKILINA f Russian
Russian form of the Roman name Aquilina, a feminine derivative of AQUILA.
AKULINA f Russian
Variant of AKILINA.
ALBERTA f English, 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) f French, Danish
French and Danish feminine form of ALBERT.
ALBERTINA f Italian, Dutch, Portuguese
Feminine diminutive of ALBERT.
ALBERTINE f French
French feminine form of ALBERT.
ALEXANDRA f English, 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.
ALFONSINA f Italian
Italian feminine form of ALFONSO.
ALPHONSINE f French
French feminine diminutive of ALFONSO.
ANATOLIA f Late Roman
Feminine form of ANATOLIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century Italian saint and martyr.
ANDREA (2) f English, 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.
ANSELMA f German, Italian, Spanish
Feminine form of ANSELM.
ANTONELLA f Italian
Feminine diminutive of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
AQUILINA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AQUILINUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint from Byblos.
AUGUSTINE (2) f French, German
French feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
BERNADETT f Hungarian
Hungarian form of BERNADETTE.
BERNADETTE f French, English
French feminine form of BERNARD. Saint Bernadette was a young woman from Lourdes in France who claimed to have seen visions of the Virgin Mary.
BERNADINE f English
Feminine form of BERNARD.
BERNARDA f Slovene, Croatian, Spanish
Feminine form of BERNARD.
BERNARDETTA f Italian
Italian feminine form of BERNARD.
BERNARDINA f Italian
Italian feminine diminutive of BERNARDO.
BERNARDITA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of BERNARD.
BERTINA f English
Feminine form of BERT.
BILLIE m & f English
Diminutive of BILL. It is also used as a feminine form of WILLIAM.
CARLOTTA f Italian
Italian form of CHARLOTTE.
CAROLINA f Italian, 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.
CESARINA f Italian
Feminine diminutive of CESARE.
CHARLOTTA f Swedish
Swedish variant of CHARLOTTE.
CHARLOTTE f French, 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'.
CHRISTINA f English, 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.
CHRISTINE f French, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
French form of CHRISTINA, as well as a variant in other languages.
CLÉMENCE f French
French feminine form of Clementius (see CLEMENT).
CLEMENCE f English
Feminine form of Clementius (see CLEMENT). It has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it became rare after the 17th century.
CLEMENCY f English (Rare)
Medieval variant of CLEMENCE. It can also simply mean "clemency, mercy" from the English word, ultimately from Latin clemens "merciful".
CLÉMENTINE f French
French feminine form of CLEMENT.
CORNELIA f German, Romanian, Italian, Dutch, English, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CORNELIUS. In the 2nd century BC it was borne by Cornelia Scipionis Africana (the daughter of the military hero Scipio Africanus), the mother of the two reformers known as the Gracchi. After her death she was regarded as an example of the ideal Roman woman. The name was revived in the 18th century.
DANETTE f English
Feminine diminutive of DANIEL.
DANIELLA f English
Feminine form of DANIEL.
DANIELLE f French, English
French feminine form of DANIEL. It has been commonly used in the English-speaking world only since the 20th century.
DANNA f English
Feminine form of DANIEL or DAN (1).
DAVIDA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of DAVID.
DAVINA f English (British)
Feminine form of DAVID. It originated in Scotland.
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". The Blessed Delphina was a 14th-century Provençal nun.
DENISA f Czech, Slovak, Romanian
Feminine form of DENIS.
DENISE f French, English, Dutch
French feminine form of DENIS.
DIONISIA f Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish feminine form of DIONYSIUS.
DIONYSIA f Late Roman
Feminine form of DIONYSIUS.
EDMÉE f French (Rare)
Feminine form of EDMÉ.
EDMONDA f Italian
Italian feminine form of EDMUND.
EDMONDE f French
French feminine form of EDMUND.
EDUARDA f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of EDWARD.
EDWINA f English
Feminine form of EDWIN.
EMILY f English
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]
ENRICA f Italian
Italian feminine form of HENRY.
ERMINIA f Italian
Italian feminine form of HERMINIUS.
ERNESTA f Italian, Lithuanian
Feminine form of ERNEST.
ERNESTINA f Italian
Italian feminine form of ERNEST.
ERNESTINE f French, German, English
Feminine form of ERNEST.
ÉTIENNETTE f French (Rare)
French feminine form of STEPHEN.
FÁBIA f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of FABIUS.
FABIA f Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of FABIUS.
FEDERICA f Italian
Italian feminine form of FREDERICK.
FELINA f Late Roman
Feminine form of FELINUS.
FELINE f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of FELINUS.
FERDINANDA f Italian
Italian feminine form of FERDINAND.
FERNANDA f Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian feminine form of FERDINAND.
FERNANDE f French
French feminine form of FERDINAND.
FREDERIKKE f Danish
Danish feminine form of FREDERICK.
FREDRIKA f Swedish, Finnish
Swedish and Finnish feminine form of FREDERICK.
FRIEDERIKE f German
German feminine form of FREDERICK.
GEORGETTE f French
French feminine form of GEORGE.
GEORGIA f English, 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).
GEORGIANA f English, Romanian
Feminine form of GEORGE. This form of the name has been in use in the English-speaking world since the 18th century.
GEORGINA f English, Dutch, German, Spanish
Feminine form of GEORGE.
GÉRALDINE f French
French feminine form of GERALD.
GERALDINE f English
Feminine form of GERALD.
GERARDA f Italian, Dutch
Feminine form of GERARD.
GERDA (1) f German, Dutch
Feminine form of GERD (1).
GERDINA f Dutch
Feminine form of GERD (1).
GILBERTE f French
French feminine form of GILBERT.
GIORGINA f Italian
Diminutive of GIORGIA.
HARRIET f English
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'.
HEFINA f Welsh
Feminine form of HEFIN.
HENRIETTA f English, 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 that was initially more popular.
HENRIETTE f French, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian
French feminine diminutive of HENRY.
HERMÍNIA f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of HERMINIUS.
HUGUETTE f French
Feminine form of HUGUES.
IGNACIA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of IGNATIUS.
IGNACJA f Polish (Rare)
Polish feminine form of IGNATIUS.
IGNATIA f Late Roman
Feminine form of IGNATIUS.
ISIDORA f Spanish, Portuguese, Serbian, Russian (Rare), Italian (Rare), English (Rare), Ancient Greek
Feminine form of ISIDORE. This was the name of a 4th-century Egyptian saint and hermitess.
JACOBA f Dutch
Feminine form of JACOB.
JACOBINA f Dutch
Feminine form of JACOB.
JACOBINE f Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
Norwegian, Danish and Dutch feminine form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JACQUELINE f French, English
French feminine form of JACQUES, also commonly used in the English-speaking world.
JACQUETTA f English (British)
Feminine diminutive of JACQUES.
JACQUETTE f French (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of JACQUES.
JAMESINA f Scottish
Feminine form of JAMES.
JOELLA f English
Feminine form of JOEL.
JOËLLE f French
French feminine form of JOEL.
JOELLE f English
Feminine form of JOEL.
JOHNA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of JOHN.
JOHNNA f English
Feminine form of JOHN.
JONELLE f English (Rare)
Feminine form of JOHN.
JONETTE f English (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of JON (1).
JOSÉE f French
French feminine form of JOSEPH.
JOSEFA f Spanish, Portuguese, Czech
Spanish, Portuguese and Czech feminine form of JOSEPH.
JOSÈPHE f French
French feminine form of JOSEPH.
JOSEPHINA f English (Rare)
Latinate variant of JOSÉPHINE.
JOSEPHINE f English, German, Dutch
English, German and Dutch form of JOSÉPHINE.
JOVITA f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of the Roman name Iovita (masculine), which was derived from the name of the god JOVE. This was the name of an early saint and martyr, the brother of Faustinus.
JULIA f English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Spanish, Polish, Finnish, Russian, Ukrainian, Ancient Roman, Biblical
Feminine form of the Roman family name JULIUS. Among the notable women from this family were Julia Augusta (also known as Livia Drusilla), the wife of Emperor Augustus, and Julia the Elder, the daughter of Augustus and the wife of Tiberius. A person by this name has a brief mention in the New Testament. It was also borne by a few early saints and martyrs, including the patron saint of Corsica. Additionally, Shakespeare used it in his comedy 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona' (1594).... [more]
JULIANA f Dutch, 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.
JULIE f French, Danish, Norwegian, Czech, English, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Danish, Norwegian and Czech form of JULIA. It has spread to many other regions as well. It has been common in the English-speaking world since the early 20th century.
JULIETTE f French
French diminutive of JULIE.
JUSTINA f English, Slovene, Czech, Lithuanian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN).
JUSTINE f French, 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.
KENDRA f English
Feminine form of KEN (1) or KENDRICK.
KENINA f Scottish
Feminine form of KENNETH.
KENNA f Scottish
Feminine form of KENNETH.
KLASINA f Dutch
Feminine form of KLAAS.
KLAZINA f Dutch
Feminine form of KLAAS.
KYLA f English
Feminine form of KYLE.
KYLIE f English
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-).
LACHINA f Scottish
Feminine form of LACHLAN.
LOUELLA f English
Combination of LOU and the popular name suffix ella.
LOUISA f English, German, Dutch
Latinate feminine form of LOUIS. A famous bearer was the American novelist Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), the author of 'Little Women'.
LOUISE f French, English, Danish, Swedish, Dutch, German
French feminine form of LOUIS.
LUELLA f English
Variant of LOUELLA.
LUISELLA f Italian
Diminutive of LUISA.
MARCELLE f French
French feminine form of MARCELLUS.
MARCELLETTE f French (Rare)
French feminine diminutive of MARCELLUS.
MARTINA f German, 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.
MARTINE f French, Dutch, Norwegian
French, Dutch and Norwegian feminine form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
MAXIMA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of MAXIMUS.
MAXIMILIANE f German
German feminine form of MAXIMILIAN.
MAXIMILIENNE f French (Rare)
French feminine form of MAXIMILIAN.
MAXINE f English
Feminine form of MAX. It has been commonly used only since the beginning of the 20th century.
MICHALINA f Polish
Polish feminine form of MICHAEL.
MICHELINE f French
French feminine diminutive of MICHEL.
MICHELLE f French, English, Dutch
French feminine form of MICHEL. It has been common in the English-speaking world since the middle of the 20th century.
MODESTA f Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of MODESTUS.
MODESTINE f French
French diminutive of MODESTUS.
NEILINA f Scottish
Feminine form of NEIL.
NICOLA (2) f German, Czech, English
Latinate feminine form of NICHOLAS. In the English-speaking world this name is more common outside of America, where Nicole is more usual.
NICOLASA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of NICHOLAS.
NICOLE f French, 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-).
NICOLETTA f Italian
Feminine diminutive of NICOLA (1).
NICOLINA f Italian
Feminine diminutive of NICOLA (1).
NIGELLA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of NIGEL.
NIKOLETTA f Hungarian, Greek
Hungarian and Greek form of NICOLETTA.
NIKOLINA f Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of NICHOLAS.
OLINE f Norwegian, Danish
Feminine form of OLE.
OLIVETTE f Literature
Feminine form of OLIVER. This was the name of the title character in the French opera 'Les noces d'Olivette' (1879) by Edmond Audran.
ORSINA f Italian
Feminine form of ORSINO.
OWENA f Welsh
Feminine form of OWEN (1).
PÁDRAIGÍN f Irish
Irish form of PATRICIA.
PARNEL f English (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.
PASCALE f French
Feminine form of PASCAL.
PASCALINE f French
Feminine form of PASCAL.
PASCUALA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of PASCAL.
PASQUALINA f Italian
Italian feminine form of PASCAL.
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.
PAULA f German, English, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, Hungarian, Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Latvian, 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.
PAULETTE f French, English
French feminine diminutive of PAUL.
PAULINE f French, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
French feminine form of Paulinus (see PAULINO).
PAVLINA f Bulgarian, Macedonian, Greek
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Greek form of PAULINA.
PERNILLA f Swedish
Swedish short form of PETRONILLA.
PERNILLE f Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian short form of PETRONILLA.
PERONEL f English (Archaic)
Contracted form of PETRONEL.
PETA f English (Australian)
Feminine form of PETER.
PETRA f German, 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.
PETRINA f English (Rare)
Diminutive of PETRA.
PETRONA f Spanish
Possibly a feminine form of PETRONIUS.
PETRONEL f English (Archaic)
Medieval English form of PETRONILLA.
PETRONELA f Romanian, Slovak, Polish
Romanian, Slovak and Polish form of PETRONILLA.
PETRONELLA f Dutch, Swedish
Dutch and Swedish form of PETRONILLA.
PETRONIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of PETRONIUS.
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.
PÉTRONILLE f French
French form of PETRONILLA.
PHILIPPA f English (British), German
Latinate feminine form of PHILIP.
PHILLIPA f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of PHILIP.
PIERINA f Italian
Feminine diminutive of PIERO.
PIERRETTE f French
Feminine diminutive of PIERRE.
PIETRINA f Italian
Feminine diminutive of PIETRO.
POMPONIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of POMPONIUS.
PTOLEMAIS f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Ptolemaios (see PTOLEMY).
RAFFAELLA f Italian
Italian feminine form of RAPHAEL.
RICARDA f Spanish, German
Spanish and German feminine form of RICHARD.
RICCARDA f Italian
Italian feminine form of RICHARD.
RICHARDINE f English (Rare)
Feminine form of RICHARD.
ROBERTA f English, Italian, Spanish
Feminine form of ROBERT.
ROBERTE f French
French feminine form of ROBERT.
ROBERTINA f Italian, Spanish
Feminine diminutive of ROBERTO.
RODINA f Scottish
Scottish feminine form of RODERICK.
ROMANA f Italian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Late Roman
Feminine form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
RONALDA f Scottish
Feminine form of RONALD.
RONNETTE f English (Rare)
Feminine form of RONALD.
RUPERTA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of RUPERT.
RYANNE f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of RYAN.
SAMANTHA f English, 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'.
SANTA (1) f Italian
Feminine form of SANTO.
SANTINA f Italian
Feminine diminutive of SANTO.
SIMONETTA f Italian
Diminutive of SIMONA.
STELIANA f Romanian
Romanian feminine form of STYLIANOS.
THEODORA f English, 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.
THOMASINA f English
Medieval feminine form of THOMAS.
TIMOTHEA f Ancient Greek, Greek
Feminine form of TIMOTHY.
TOMASA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of THOMAS.
VALENTÍNA f Slovak
Slovak feminine form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)).
VALENTINA f Italian, Russian, Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene, Romanian, Spanish, Greek, Latvian, 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.
VALENTINE (2) f French
French feminine form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)).
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]
VILHELMINA f Swedish (Rare), Lithuanian (Rare)
Swedish and Lithuanian feminine form of WILLIAM.
VINCENZA f Italian
Italian feminine form of VINCENT.
VINKA f Croatian
Croatian feminine form of VINCENT.
VISSENTA f Sardinian
Sardinian feminine form of VINCENT.
WILFREDA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of WILFRED.
WILHELMINA f Dutch, German, English
Dutch and German feminine form of WILHELM. This name was borne by a queen of the Netherlands (1880-1962).
WILHELMINE f German
German feminine form of WILHELM.