Names Categorized "feminine forms"

This is a list of names in which the categories include feminine forms.
gender
usage
Carley f English (Modern)
Feminine form of Carl.
Carlie f English
Feminine form of Carl.
Carlijn f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Carel.
Carlota f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Charlotte.
Carlotta f Italian
Italian form of Charlotte.
Carly f English
Feminine form of Carl.
Carmo m & f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Carmel.
Carola f Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish
Feminine form of Carolus.
Carole f French
French feminine form of Carolus.
Carolien f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Carolus.
Carolin f German
German feminine form of Carolus.
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.
Cássia f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Cassius.
Cassia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Cassius.
Cayetana f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Caietanus (see Gaetano).
Cécile f French
French form of Cecilia.
Cécilia f French
French form of Cecilia.
Cecília f Portuguese, Catalan, Slovak, Hungarian
Portuguese, Catalan, Slovak and Hungarian form of Cecilia.
Cecilia f English, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Romanian, Finnish
Latinate feminine form of the Roman family name Caecilius, which was derived from Latin caecus meaning "blind". Saint Cecilia was a semi-legendary 2nd- or 3rd-century martyr who was sentenced to die because she refused to worship the Roman gods. After attempts to suffocate her failed, she was beheaded. She was later regarded as the patron saint of music and musicians.... [more]
Cecílie f Czech
Czech form of Cecilia.
Cecilie f Norwegian, Danish, Czech
Norwegian and Danish form of Cecilia, as well as a Czech variant of Cecílie.
Cecilija f Slovene, Croatian, Sorbian
Slovene, Croatian and Sorbian form of Cecilia.
Cecily f English
English form of Cecilia. This was the usual English form during the Middle Ages.
Céleste f & m French
French feminine and masculine form of Caelestis.
Celeste f & m Italian, English
Italian feminine and masculine form of Caelestis. It is also the English feminine form.
Celestina f Spanish, Italian
Latinate feminine form of Caelestinus.
Célestine f French
French feminine form of Caelestinus.
Celestyna f Polish
Polish feminine form of Caelestinus.
Célia f Portuguese, French
Portuguese and French form of Celia.
Cèlia f Catalan
Catalan form of Celia.
Celia f English, Spanish
Feminine form of the Roman family name Caelius. Shakespeare used it in his play As You Like It (1599), which introduced the name to the English-speaking public at large. It is sometimes used as a short form of Cecilia.
Celina f Polish, Portuguese
Polish and Portuguese feminine form of Caelinus. This name can also function as a short form of Marcelina.
Céline f French
French feminine form of Caelinus. This name can also function as a short form of Marceline.
Cemile f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Jamil.
Cesarina f Italian
Feminine diminutive of Cesare.
Cezara f Romanian
Romanian feminine form of Caesar.
Chandana f Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi
Feminine form of Chandan.
Chandrakanta f Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of Chandrakant.
Charis f Ancient Greek, English (Rare)
Feminine form of Chares. It came into use as an English given name in the 17th century.
Charla f English
Feminine form of Charles.
Charlène f French
French form of Charlene.
Charlene f English
Feminine diminutive of Charles.
Charli f English
Strictly feminine form of Charlie.
Charline f French
French feminine diminutive of Charles.
Charlize f Southern African, Afrikaans
Feminine form of Charles using the popular Afrikaans name suffix ize. This name was popularized by South African actress Charlize Theron (1975-), who was named after her father Charles.
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. It was the name of a German-born 18th-century queen consort of Great Britain and Ireland. Another notable bearer was Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855), the eldest of the three Brontë sisters and the author of Jane Eyre and Villette.... [more]
Chaya f Hebrew
Feminine form of Chaim.
Chetana f Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Feminine form of Chetan.
Chiarina f Italian
Diminutive of Chiara.
Christiana f English, Late Roman
Latin feminine form of Christian.
Christiane f German, French
German and French feminine form of Christian.
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.
Chrysa f Greek
Feminine form of Chrysanthos.
Chus m & f Spanish
Diminutive of Jesús or Jesusa.
Ciannait f Irish
Feminine form of Cian.
Ciara 1 f Irish
Feminine form of Ciar. Saint Ciara was an Irish nun who established a monastery at Kilkeary in the 7th century.
Cilla f Swedish, Dutch
Diminutive of Cecilia.
Cirila f Slovene
Slovene feminine form of Cyril.
Claire f French, English
French form of Clara.
Clara f German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, Catalan, Romanian, English, Swedish, Danish, 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. As an English name it has been in use since the Middle Ages, originally in the form Clare, though the Latinate spelling Clara became more popular in the 19th century.
Clare f English
Medieval English form of Clara. This is also the name of an Irish county, which was itself probably derived from Irish clár meaning "plank, level surface".
Claude m & f French, English
French masculine and feminine form of Claudius. In France the masculine name has been common since the Middle Ages due to the 7th-century Saint Claude of Besançon. It was imported to Britain in the 16th century by the aristocratic Hamilton family, who had French connections. A famous bearer of this name was the French impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Claudette f French
French feminine form of Claudius.
Cláudia f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Claudius.
Clàudia f Catalan
Catalan feminine form of Claudius.
Claudia f English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Biblical, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Claudius. It is mentioned briefly in the New Testament. As a Christian name it was very rare until the 16th century.
Claudie f French
French feminine variant of Claude.
Claudine f French
Feminine form of Claudius.
Clelia f Italian
Italian form of Cloelia.
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".
Clementia f Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of Clemens or Clementius (see Clement). In Roman mythology this was the name of the personification of mercy and clemency.
Clémentine f French
French feminine form of Clement. This is also the name of a variety of orange (fruit).
Clementine f English
English form of Clémentine.
Cloelia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Cloelius. In Roman legend Cloelia was a maiden who was given to an Etruscan invader as a hostage. She managed to escape by swimming across the Tiber, at the same time helping some of the other captives to safety.
Codie m & f English (Modern)
Variant or feminine form of Cody.
Colomba f Italian
Italian feminine form of Columba.
Colombe f French
French feminine form of Columba.
Colombina f Italian (Rare)
Italian feminine diminutive of Columba. In traditional Italian pantomimes this is the name of a stock character, the female counterpart of Arlecchino (also called Harlequin). This is also the Italian word for the columbine flower.
Constança f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Constantia.
Constance f English, French
Medieval form of Constantia. The Normans introduced this name to England (it was the name of a daughter of William the Conqueror).
Constanța f Romanian
Romanian form of Constantia.
Constantia f Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Constantius, which was itself derived from Constans.
Constantina f Late Roman, Romanian
Feminine form of Constantinus (see Constantine).
Constanza f Spanish
Spanish form of Constantia.
Constanze f German
German form of Constantia.
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.
Cosima f Italian
Italian feminine form of Cosimo.
Cosmina f Romanian
Feminine form of Cosmin.
Costanza f Italian
Italian feminine form of Constans.
Crescencia f Spanish
Spanish form of Crescentia.
Crescentia f German (Rare), Late Roman
Feminine form of Crescentius. Saint Crescentia was a 4th-century companion of Saint Vitus. This is also the name of the eponymous heroine of a 12th-century German romance.
Crystin f Welsh
Welsh form of Christine.
Custódia f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Custodio.
Custodia f Spanish
Feminine form of Custodio.
Cyra f History (Ecclesiastical)
Meaning unknown. Saint Cyra was a 5th-century Syrian hermit who was martyred with her companion Marana.
Cyriaca f Late Roman
Feminine form of Cyriacus.
Cyrielle f French
French feminine form of Cyril.
Cyrilla f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Cyril.
Cyrille m & f French
French form of Cyril, sometimes used as a feminine form.
Czesława f Polish
Feminine form of Czesław.
Daciana f Romanian
Feminine form of Dacian.
Damiana f Italian
Italian feminine form of Damian.
Damijana f Slovene
Slovene feminine form of Damian.
Damira f Croatian
Feminine form of Damir.
Damjana f Slovene, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of Damian.
Dana 1 f Romanian, Czech, Slovak, German, Hebrew
Feminine form of Daniel or Dan 1.
Danette f English
Feminine diminutive of Daniel.
Danièle f French
French feminine form of Daniel.
Daniella f English, Hungarian
Feminine form of Daniel.
Daniëlle f Dutch
Dutch 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.
Danijela f Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of Daniel.
Danique f Dutch (Modern)
Feminine form of Daniël.
Danita f English
Feminine diminutive of Daniel.
Danna f English
Feminine form of Daniel or Dan 1.
Danuše f Czech
Diminutive of Dana 1.
Danuška f Czech
Diminutive of Dana 1.
Danuta f Polish
Polish form of Danutė.
Danutė f Lithuanian
Meaning uncertain, possibly a feminine form of Daniel. It is found in Lithuania from at least 14th century, being borne by a sister of Vytautas the Great.
Dardana f Albanian
Feminine form of Dardan.
Dareia f Late Greek
Greek form of Daria.
Daria f Italian, Polish, Romanian, English, Croatian, Russian, Late Greek (Latinized)
Feminine form of Darius. Saint Daria was a 3rd-century Greek woman who was martyred with her husband Chrysanthus under the Roman emperor Numerian. It has never been a particularly common English given name. As a Russian name, it is more commonly transcribed Darya.
Darija f Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene form of Daria.
Darina 2 f Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian
Derived from the Slavic word dar meaning "gift". It can also be used as a diminutive of Daria.
Darinka f Slovene, Croatian
Either a diminutive of Darija, or a derivative of the Slavic word dar meaning "gift".
Darja f Slovene, Czech, Estonian
Slovene, Czech and Estonian form of Daria.
Darshana f Indian, Marathi
Feminine form of Darshan.
Darya 1 f Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Russian, Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Daria.
Dasha f Russian
Russian diminutive of Darya 1.
Davida f English (Rare)
Feminine form of David.
Davina f English
Feminine form of David. It originated in Scotland.
Dayna f English
Feminine variant of Dana 2.
Deanna f English
Either a variant of Diana or a feminine form of Dean. This name was popularized by the Canadian actress and singer Deanna Durbin (1921-), whose birth name was Edna. Her stage name was a rearrangement of the letters of her real name.
Deepika f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दीपिका, Kannada ದೀಪಿಕಾ, Malayalam ദീപിക, Tamil தீபிகா or Telugu దీపికా (see Dipika).
Dejana f Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Feminine form of Dejan.
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 δελφύς (delphys) meaning "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.
Desiderata f Late Roman
Feminine form of Desideratus.
Desidéria f Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese feminine form of Desiderio.
Desideria f Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), 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.
Désirée f French
French form of Desiderata. In part it is directly from the French word meaning "desired, wished".
Desiree f English
English form of Désirée. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by the movie Désirée (1954).
Dessislava f Bulgarian
Alternate transcription of Bulgarian Десислава (see Desislava).
Dieuwke f Frisian
Feminine form of Dieuwe.
Dilwen f Welsh
Feminine form of Dilwyn.
Dione 2 f English
Feminine form of Dion.
Dionísia f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Dionysius.
Dionisia f Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish feminine form of Dionysius.
Dionne f English
Feminine form of Dion.
Dionysia f Late Roman
Feminine form of Dionysius.
Dita f Czech, German, Latvian
Short form of names containing dit, such as Judita, and German names beginning with Diet, such as Dietlinde.
Ditte f Danish
Danish diminutive of Edith, Dorothea or names containing dit. It was popularized by Martin Andersen Nexø's novel Ditte, Child of Man (1921) and the film adaptation (1946).
Djamila f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Arabic جميلة (see Jamila) chiefly used in Algeria.
Djuradja f Serbian
Alternate transcription of Serbian Ђурађа (see Đurađa).
Dobromiła f Polish
Polish feminine form of Dobromil.
Dobromila f Czech
Feminine form of Dobromil.
Dobroslava f Czech
Feminine form of Dobroslav.
Dobrosława f Polish
Polish feminine form of Dobroslav.
Domantė f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Domantas.
Domenica f Italian
Italian feminine form of Dominic.
Dominga f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Dominic.
Dominique f & m French
French feminine and masculine form of Dominic.
Domitia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Domitius.
Domitila f Spanish, Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Domitilla.
Domitilla f Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine diminutive of the Roman family name Domitius. This was the name of the wife of the Roman emperor Vespasian and the mother of emperors Titus and Domitian.
Domitille f French
French form of Domitilla.
Domna f Late Roman, Greek
Feminine form of Domnus. Saint Domna of Nicomedia was martyred during the persecutions of the early 4th century. However, in the case of Julia Domna, the Syrian wife of the Roman emperor Septimius Severus, it seems her name was actually of Semitic origin.
Domnika f Macedonian
Macedonian feminine form of Dominic.
Domnina f Late Roman
Feminine form of Domninus. This was the name of a few early saints and martyrs.
Dona f English
Variant of Donna.
Donalda f Scottish
Feminine form of Donald.
Donaldina f Scottish
Feminine form of Donald.
Donata f Italian, Polish, Lithuanian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Donatus (see Donato).
Donatella f Italian
Diminutive of Donata.
Donella f Scottish
Feminine form of Donald.
Donelle f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Don.
Donna f English
From Italian donna meaning "lady". It is also used as a feminine form of Donald.
Doriane f French
French feminine form of Dorian.
Dorina 1 f Romanian
Feminine form of Dorin.
Dorit 1 f Hebrew
Strictly feminine variant of Dor.
Dorothea f German, Dutch, English, Late Greek
Feminine form of the Late Greek name Δωρόθεος (Dorotheos), which meant "gift of God" from Greek δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift" and θεός (theos) meaning "god". The name Theodore is composed of the same elements in reverse order. Dorothea was the name of two early saints, notably the 4th-century martyr Dorothea of Caesarea. It was also borne by the 14th-century Saint Dorothea of Montau, who was the patron saint of Prussia.
Doubravka f Czech
Czech feminine form of Dubravko.
Draga f Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of Drago.
Dragica f Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
Drahomíra f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak feminine form of Dragomir.
Drahoslava f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak feminine form of Dragoslav.
Drousilla f Biblical Greek
Form of Drusilla used in the Greek New Testament.
Drusa f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Drusus.
Drusilla f Biblical, Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin
Feminine diminutive of the Roman family name Drusus. In Acts in the New Testament Drusilla is the wife of Felix.
Duana f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Duane.
Dubravka f Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of Dubravko.
Duda m & f Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of Eduardo or Eduarda.
Dumitra f Romanian
Romanian feminine form of Demetrius.
Đurađa f Serbian, Croatian (Archaic)
Serbian feminine form of George.
Đurđa f Croatian
Croatian feminine form of George.
Đurđica f Croatian
Croatian feminine form of George. It also means "lily of the valley" in Croatian.
Dušanka f Serbian, Slovene, Croatian
Feminine form of Dušan.
Dušica f Serbian, Slovene
Feminine diminutive of Dušan.
Džana f Bosnian
Feminine form of Džan.
Dzintra f Latvian
Feminine form of Dzintars.
Earleen f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Earl.
Earlene f English
Feminine form of Earl.
Earline f English
Feminine form of Earl.
Ebba 1 f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Feminine form of Ebbe.
Edelmira f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Adelmar.
Ederne f Basque (Rare)
Feminine variant of Eder 2.
Edmée f French
Feminine form of Edmé.
Edmonda f Italian (Rare)
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.
Eerika f Finnish
Finnish form of Erica.
Eftychia f Greek
Modern Greek form of Eutychia. It means "happiness" in Modern Greek.
Eguzkiñe f Basque
Feminine form of Eguzki.
Eider f Basque
Feminine form of Eder 2.
Eimantė f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Eimantas.
Eini f Finnish
Feminine form of Eino.
Eleftheria f Greek
Feminine form of Eleftherios.
Elfa f Icelandic
Feminine form of Alf 1.
Èlia f Catalan
Catalan form of Aelia.
Eliana 1 f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English (Modern)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Éliane.
Éliane f French
Probably from Aeliana, the feminine form of the Roman name Aelianus, which was derived from the Roman family name Aelius. This was the name of an early saint and martyr.
Elija f Lithuanian (Modern)
Lithuanian feminine form of Elijah.
Eliora f Hebrew
Feminine form of Elior.
Elmira 1 f Literature
Shortened form of Edelmira. It appears in the play Tartuffe (1664) by the French playwright Molière (often spelled in the French style Elmire).
Elva 2 f Danish, Icelandic
Feminine form of Alf 1.
Elvina f English
Variant of Alvina.
Emanuela f Italian, Romanian
Italian and Romanian feminine form of Emmanuel.
Emelie f Swedish
Swedish feminine form of Aemilius (see Emily).
Emigdia f Spanish (Rare)
Spanish feminine form of Emygdius (see Emidio).
Emília f Portuguese, Slovak, Hungarian
Portuguese, Slovak and Hungarian feminine form of Aemilius (see Emily).
Emilía f Icelandic
Icelandic feminine form of Aemilius (see Emily).
Émilie f French
French feminine form of Aemilius (see Emily).
Emílie f Czech
Czech feminine form of Aemilius (see Emily).
Emilie f German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Czech
German, Scandinavian and Czech feminine form of Aemilius (see Emily).
Émilienne f French
French feminine form of Aemilianus (see Emiliano).
Emilija f Lithuanian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Feminine form of Aemilius (see Emily).
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]
Emina f Bosnian
Bosnian form of Aminah 2.
Emine f Turkish
Turkish form of Aminah 2.
Emira f Bosnian
Bosnian form of Amirah.
Emmanuelle f French
French feminine form of Emmanuel.
Enisa f Bosnian
Bosnian feminine form of Anis.
Enise f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Anis.
Enni f Finnish
Feminine form of Eino.
Enrica f Italian
Feminine form of Enrico.
Enrichetta f Italian
Diminutive of Enrica.
Érica f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Erica.
Erica f English, Swedish, Italian
Feminine form of Eric. It was first used in the 18th century. It also coincides with the Latin word for "heather".
Ericka f English
Variant of Erica.
Érika f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Erica.
Ērika f Latvian
Latvian form of Erika.
Erika f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, German, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, English, Italian
Feminine form of Erik. It also coincides with the word for "heather" in some languages.
Erle 1 f Norwegian
Feminine form of Jarl.
Ermenegilda f Italian
Feminine form of Ermenegildo.
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.
Esmae f English (Modern)
Feminine form of Esmé.