Names Categorized "feminine forms"

This is a list of names in which the categories include feminine forms.
gender
usage
Enriqueta f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Enrique.
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.
Esmée f English (British), Dutch
Feminine form of Esmé.
Esmee f English (British), Dutch
Feminine form of Esmé.
Estefânia f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Stephen.
Estefanía f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Stephen.
Etel f Hungarian
Short form of Etelka.
Etelka f Hungarian
Feminine form of Etele created by the Hungarian writer András Dugonics for the main character in his novel Etelka (1788).
Etelvina f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Adalwin.
Étiennette f French
French feminine form of Stephen.
Etta f English
Short form of Henrietta and other names that end with etta. A famous bearer was the American singer Etta James (1938-2012), who took her stage name from her real given name Jamesetta.
Eugeneia f Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek feminine form of Eugene.
Eugênia f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Eugenia.
Eugenia f Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Polish, English, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Feminine form of Eugenius (see Eugene). It was borne by a semi-legendary 3rd-century saint who escaped persecution by disguising herself as a man. The name was occasionally found in England during the Middle Ages, but it was not regularly used until the 19th century.
Eugénie f French
French form of Eugenia. This was the name of the wife of Napoleon III.
Eulogia f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Eulogius.
Eusebia f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Eusebius.
Euthymia f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Euthymius.
Eutropia f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Eutropios (see Eutropius).
Eutychia f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Eutychios (see Eutychius).
Evangelia f Greek
Feminine form of Evangelos.
Evangelija f Macedonian
Macedonian feminine form of Evangelos.
Evangeliya f Bulgarian (Rare)
Bulgarian feminine form of Evangelos.
Evette f English
Variant of Yvette.
Evgenia f Greek, Russian, Bulgarian
Modern Greek form of Eugenia. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian Евгения (see Yevgeniya) or Bulgarian Евгения (see Evgeniya).
Evgenija f Macedonian
Macedonian form of Eugenia.
Evgeniya f Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian form of Eugenia and an alternate transcription of Russian Евгения (see Yevgeniya).
Evonne f English
Variant of Yvonne.
Fábia f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Fabius.
Fabia f Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fabius.
Fabiana f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fabianus (see Fabian).
Fabienne f French
French feminine form of Fabianus (see Fabian).
Fabiola f Italian, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Latin diminutive of Fabia. This was the name of a 4th-century saint from Rome.
Fabricia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fabricius (see Fabrice).
Fabrizia f Italian
Italian feminine form of Fabricius (see Fabrice).
Fadia f Arabic
Feminine form of Fadi.
Fadila f Arabic
Feminine form of Fadil.
Fahima f Arabic
Feminine form of Fahim.
Fahmida f Urdu
Urdu feminine form of Fahim.
Fahriye f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Fakhri.
Faiza f Arabic
Feminine form of Faiz.
Fakhriyya f Arabic
Feminine form of Fakhri.
Farhana f Arabic, Bengali
Feminine form of Farhan.
Farida f Arabic
Feminine form of Farid.
Fathiyya f Arabic
Feminine form of Fathi.
Fatmire f Albanian
Feminine form of Fatmir.
Fausta f Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Faustus.
Faustina f Ancient Roman, Italian, Spanish
Feminine form of Faustinus (see Faustino).
Faustine f French
French feminine form of Faustinus (see Faustino).
Fawziya f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فوزيّة (see Fawziyya).
Fawziyya f Arabic
Feminine form of Fawzi.
Fayza f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فائزة (see Faiza).
Federica f Italian
Italian feminine form of Frederick.
Fedora f Russian (Rare), Italian
Russian form of Theodora. This was the name of an 1898 opera by the Italian composer Umberto Giordano (who based it on an 1882 French play).
Fehime f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Fahim.
Felícia f Hungarian, Portuguese
Hungarian and Portuguese form of Felicia.
Felicia f English, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Dutch, Swedish, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Latin name Felicius, a derivative of Felix. As an English name, it has occasionally been used since the Middle Ages.
Feliciana f Spanish, Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Felicianus (see Feliciano).
Félicie f French
French form of Felicia.
Felicie f German (Rare)
German form of Felicia.
Félicienne f French
French feminine form of Felicianus (see Feliciano).
Felicja f Polish
Polish form of Felicia.
Felina f Late Roman
Feminine form of Felinus.
Feline f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Felinus.
Felipa f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Philip.
Felisa f Spanish
Spanish form of Felicia.
Fenna f Dutch, Frisian
Feminine form of Fen 2.
Fenne f Dutch, Frisian
Feminine form of Fen 2.
Feodora f Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Theodora.
Ferdinanda f Italian
Italian feminine form of Ferdinand.
Ferdousi f Bengali
Bengali feminine form of Firdaus.
Fergie m Scottish
Diminutive form of Fergus.
Feride f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Farid.
Fernanda f Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian feminine form of Ferdinand.
Fernande f French
French feminine form of Ferdinand.
Feruza f Uzbek
Uzbek form of Firouzeh.
Fevziye f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Fawzi.
Fidelia f Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of Fidel.
Fikriye f Turkish
Turkish form of Fikriyya.
Fikriyya f Arabic
Feminine form of Fikri.
Filipa f Portuguese
Feminine form of Philip.
Filipina f Polish (Rare)
Polish feminine form of Filip.
Filippa f Greek, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Italian
Greek, Scandinavian and Italian feminine form of Philip.
Fiona f Scottish, English
Feminine form of Fionn. This name was (first?) used by the Scottish poet James Macpherson in his poem Fingal (1761), in which it is spelled as Fióna.
Fiorenza f Italian
Italian feminine form of Florentius (see Florence).
Firoozeh f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian فیروزه (see Firouzeh).
Firouzeh f Persian
Means "turquoise (the gemstone)" in Persian. Alternatively, it may be a feminine form of Firouz.
Firuza f Tajik, Azerbaijani
Tajik and Azerbaijani form of Firouzeh.
Firuzə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Firouzeh.
Firuze f Turkish
Turkish form of Firouzeh.
Firuzeh f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian فیروزه (see Firouzeh).
Flávia f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Flavius.
Flavie f French
French feminine form of Flavius.
Flavienne f French (Rare)
French feminine form of Flavian.
Florência f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Florentius (see Florence).
Florencia f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Florentius (see Florence).
Florentia f Late Roman
Original feminine form of Florence.
Florentine f French
French form of Florentina.
Floriana f Italian, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Florianus (see Florian).
Floriane f French
French feminine form of Florian.
Fran m & f Spanish, English, Croatian, Slovene
Short form of Francis, Frances or related names.
Francene f English (Rare)
English variant of Francine.
Frances f English
Feminine form of Francis. The distinction between Francis as a masculine name and Frances as a feminine name did not arise until the 17th century. A notable bearer was Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini (1850-1917), a social worker and the first American to be canonized.
Francesca f Italian, Catalan
Italian and Catalan feminine form of Franciscus (see Francis).
Francette f French
Feminine diminutive of François.
Francisca f Spanish, Portuguese, Late Roman
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of Franciscus (see Francis).
Frančiška f Slovene
Slovene feminine form of Franciscus (see Francis).
Franciska f Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of Franciscus (see Francis).
Franciszka f Polish
Polish feminine form of Franciscus (see Francis).
Françoise f French
Feminine form of François.
Franka 1 f German, Dutch
German and Dutch feminine form of Frank.
Franka 2 f Croatian
Croatian form of Franca.
Frañseza f Breton
Breton feminine form of Franciscus (see Francis).
Františka f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak feminine form of Franciscus (see Francis).
Frantzisca f Sardinian
Sardinian feminine form of Franciscus (see Francis).
Frantziska f Basque
Basque feminine form of Franciscus (see Francis).
Franziska f German
German feminine form of Franciscus (see Francis).
Frederikke f Danish
Danish feminine form of Frederick.
Frédérique f French
French form of Frederica.
Fredrika f Swedish, Finnish
Swedish and Finnish feminine form of Frederick.
Friederike f German
German feminine form of Frederick.
Frona f English
Diminutive of Sophronia.
Fryderyka f Polish (Rare)
Polish feminine form of Frederick.
Fulvia f Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fulvius (see Fulvio).
Gabriele 2 f German
German feminine form of Gabriel.
Gabrielė f Lithuanian
Lithuanian feminine form of Gabriel.
Gabriëlle f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Gabriel.
Gabrielle f French, English
French feminine form of Gabriel. This was the real name of French fashion designer Coco Chanel (1883-1971).
Gabrijela f Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene feminine form of Gabriel.
Gadise f Eastern African, Oromo
Feminine form of Gadisa.
Gaëlle f French, Breton
Feminine form of Gaël.
Gaetana f Italian
Feminine form of Gaetano.
Gaétane f French
French feminine form of Caietanus (see Gaetano).
Gaëtane f French
French feminine form of Caietanus (see Gaetano).
Gaia f Greek Mythology, Italian
From the Greek word γαῖα (gaia), a parallel form of γῆ (ge) meaning "earth". In Greek mythology Gaia was the mother goddess who presided over the earth. She was the mate of Uranus and the mother of the Titans and the Cyclopes.
Gaja 1 f Slovene, Polish
Either a form of Gaia or a feminine form of Gaius.
Gala 1 f Russian
Short form of Galina.
Gala 2 f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Gallus.
Galena f Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian feminine form of Galenos (see Galen).
Galene f Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek feminine form of Galen.
Galila f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic جليلة (see Jalila).
Galina f Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian feminine form of Galenos (see Galen).
Galini f Greek
Modern Greek feminine form of Galen.
Gal·la f Catalan
Catalan feminine form of Gallus.
Galla f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Gallus.
Galya f Russian, Bulgarian
Diminutive of Galina.
Gamila f Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of Jamilah.
Gavrila f Romanian
Romanian feminine form of Gabriel.
Gennadiya f Russian (Rare)
Feminine form of Gennadiy.
Gentiana f Albanian
Feminine form of Gentian.
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, Spanish, Hungarian
Feminine form of George.
Georgine f French
French feminine form of George.
Géraldine f French
French feminine form of Gerald.
Geraldine f English
Feminine form of Gerald. This name was created by the poet Henry Howard for use in a 1537 sonnet praising Lady Elizabeth FitzGerald, whom he terms The Geraldine.
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.
Gergana f Bulgarian
Bulgarian feminine form of George.
Germaine f French
French feminine form of Germain. Saint Germaine was a 16th-century peasant girl from France.
Gervaise f French
French feminine form of Gervasius.
Ghislaine f French
Feminine form of Ghislain.
Gia f Italian (Rare)
Diminutive of Gianna.
Giacinta f Italian
Italian feminine form of Hyacinthus.
Giacoma f Italian
Feminine form of Giacomo.
Giacomina f Italian
Feminine form of Giacomo.
Gianna f Italian, Greek
Italian short form of Giovanna and a Modern Greek variant of Ioanna.
Giannina f Italian
Diminutive of Giovanna.
Giedrė f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Giedrius.
Gijsberta f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Gisbert.
Gilah f Hebrew
Feminine form of Gil 3.
Gilberte f French
French feminine form of Gilbert.
Gillette f French
Feminine form of Gilles.
Gillian f English
Medieval English feminine form of Julian. This spelling has been in use since the 13th century, though it was not declared a distinct name from Julian until the 17th century.
Ginka f Bulgarian
Diminutive of Gergina.
Gintarė f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Gintaras.
Giò m & f Italian
Short form of Giovanni and other names beginning with Gio.
Giorgia f Italian
Italian feminine form of George.
Giorgina f Italian
Diminutive of Giorgia.
Giovanna f Italian
Italian form of Iohanna (see Joanna), making it the feminine form of Giovanni.
Giuanna f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Iohanna (see Joanna).
Giuditta f Italian
Italian form of Judith.
Giulia f Italian
Italian feminine form of Julius.
Giuliana f Italian
Feminine form of Giuliano.
Giulietta f Italian
Diminutive of Giulia.
Giuseppa f Italian
Feminine form of Giuseppe.
Giustina f Italian
Italian form of Iustina (see Justina).
Gladys f Welsh, English, French, Spanish
From the Old Welsh name Gwladus, probably derived from gwlad meaning "country". Alternatively, it may have been adopted as a Welsh form of Claudia. Saint Gwladus or Gwladys was the mother of Saint Cadoc. She was one of the daughters of Brychan Brycheiniog. This name became popular outside of Wales after it was used in Ouida's novel Puck (1870).
Gláucia f Portuguese
Feminine form of Gláucio.
Glenda f English
Probably a feminine form of Glenn using the suffix da (from names such as Linda and Wanda). This name was not regularly used until the 20th century.
Glenna f English
Feminine form of Glenn.
Godeliva f Ancient Germanic
Feminine form of Goteleib. This was the name of an 11th-century Flemish saint who was murdered on her husband's orders.
Göta f Swedish
Feminine form of Göte.
Graciana f Spanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of Graciano.
Gratiana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Gratianus (see Gratian).
Graziana f Italian
Italian feminine form of Gratianus (see Gratian).
Gregoria f Spanish, Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Gregorius (see Gregory).
Grozda f Bulgarian, Macedonian
Feminine form of Grozdan.
Grusha f Russian
Diminutive of Agrafena.
Gunna f Danish, Old Norse
Feminine form of Gunne.
Gussie f English
Diminutive of Augusta.
Gusta f Dutch
Short form of Augusta.
Guðleif f Old Norse
Feminine form of Guðleifr.
Guusje f Dutch
Feminine form of Guus.
Gwen f Welsh, English
From Welsh gwen, the feminine form of gwyn meaning "white, fair, blessed". It can also be a short form of Gwendolen, Gwenllian and other names beginning with Gwen.
Gwenaëlle f French, Breton
Feminine form of Gwenaël.
Gwladus f Old Welsh
Old Welsh form of Gladys.
Gwladys f Welsh
Variant of Gladys.
Györgyi f Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of George.
Györgyike f Hungarian
Diminutive of Györgyi.
Habiba f Arabic, Bengali
Feminine form of Habib.
Hadia f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic هادية (see Hadiya).
Hadiya f Arabic
Feminine form of Hadi.
Hadiye f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Hadi.
Hadriana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Hadrianus.
Hadya f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic هادية (see Hadiya).
Halide f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Khalid.
Halima f Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Western African, Eastern African, Hausa, Swahili
Alternate transcription of Arabic حليمة (see Halimah), as well as the usual form in several other languages.
Halimah f Arabic, Malay, Indonesian
Feminine form of Halim. Halimah was the name of the foster mother of the Prophet Muhammad.
Halime f Turkish
Turkish form of Halimah.
Halina f Polish, Belarusian
Polish and Belarusian form of Galina.
Halldóra f Icelandic
Icelandic feminine form of Haldor.
Hallþóra f Old Norse
Feminine form of Hallþórr.
Halyna f Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Galina.
Hamida f Arabic, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Arabic حميدة (see Hamidah), as well as the usual Bengali transcription.
Hamide f Persian, Turkish
Persian and Turkish feminine form of Hamid 1.
Hanifa f Arabic
Feminine form of Hanif.
Hanife f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Hanif.
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. Famous bearers include the Americans Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, and the abolitionist Harriet Tubman (1820-1913).
Harriett f English
Variant of Harriet.
Hefina f Welsh
Feminine form of Hefin.
Hélia f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Helios.
Helvia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Helvius.
Hendrika f Dutch
Feminine form of Hendrik.
Hendrikje f Dutch
Feminine form of Hendrik.
Hendrina f Dutch
Feminine form of Hendrik.
Henna f Finnish
Finnish feminine form of Heinrich (see Henry).
Henrietta f English, Hungarian, Finnish, Swedish
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.
Henriëtte f Dutch
Dutch form of Henriette.
Henriette f French, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian
French feminine diminutive of Henri.
Henriikka f Finnish
Finnish feminine form of Heinrich (see Henry).
Henrika f Lithuanian, Swedish (Rare)
Lithuanian and Swedish feminine form of Henrik.
Henrike f German
German feminine form of Heinrich (see Henry).
Henryka f Polish
Polish feminine form of Heinrich (see Henry).
Hermine f German, French
Feminine form of Herman.
Hermínia f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Herminius.
Herodias f Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Feminine form of Herod. This was the name of a member of the Herodian ruling family of Judea, a sister of Herod Agrippa and the wife of Herod Antipas. She appears in the New Testament, where she contrives to have her husband Antipas imprison and execute John the Baptist.
Heroidias f Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of Herodias.
Hilma f Finnish, Swedish
Possibly a variant of Helma or a feminine form of Hilmar.
Hippolyta f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Hippolyte 1. Shakespeare used this name in his comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream (1595).
Hippolyte 1 f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Hippolytos. In Greek legend Hippolyte was the daughter of Ares, and the queen of the Amazons. She was killed by Herakles in order to obtain her magic girdle.
Honorata f Late Roman, Polish
Feminine form of Honoratus.
Horatia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Horatius.
Hristina f Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Christina.
Huguette f French
Feminine form of Hugues.
Husniya f Arabic (Rare)
Strictly feminine form of Husni.
Hüsniye f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Husni.
Hyacinth 2 f English (Rare)
From the name of the flower (or the precious stone that also bears this name), ultimately from Greek hyakinthos (see Hyacinthus).
Hyacintha f History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinate feminine form of Hyacinthus, used to refer to the 17th-century Italian saint Hyacintha Mariscotti (real name Giacinta).
Hyacinthe m & f French
French masculine and feminine form of Hyacinthus.