Names Categorized "feminine forms"

This is a list of names in which the categories include feminine forms.
gender
usage
Iulia f Romanian, Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman and Romanian form of Julia.
Iuliana f Romanian, Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman and Romanian form of Juliana.
Iusta f Late Roman
Latin form of Justa.
Iustina f Late Roman
Feminine form of Iustinus (see Justin).
Iva 2 f Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Short form of Ivana.
Iva 3 f Czech
Feminine form of Ivo 1.
Ivanna f Ukrainian
Ukrainian feminine form of Ivan.
Ivet f Bulgarian, Catalan
Bulgarian and Catalan form of Yvette.
Iveta f Czech, Slovak, Latvian
Czech, Slovak and Latvian form of Yvette.
Ivett f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Yvette.
Ivette f Catalan
Catalan form of Yvette.
Ivona f Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Form of Yvonne in several languages.
Ivone f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Yvonne.
Ivonne f German, Dutch
German and Dutch variant of Yvonne.
Iwona f Polish
Polish feminine form of Yvon.
Jacinta f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of Hyacinthus.
Jacinth f English (Rare)
From the English word for the orange precious stone, originating from the same source as Hyacinth.
Jacintha f Dutch (Rare)
Latinate form of Jacinthe.
Jacinthe f French (Rare)
French cognate of Hyacinth 2.
Jacoba f Dutch
Feminine form of Jacob.
Jacobina f Dutch (Rare)
Feminine form of Jacob.
Jacobine f Norwegian (Archaic), Dutch (Rare)
Norwegian and Dutch feminine form of Jacob.
Jacomina f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Iacomus (see 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.
Jadranka f Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene feminine form of Adrian.
Jalila f Arabic
Feminine form of Jalil.
Jameela f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic جميلة (see Jamila).
Jamesina f Scottish
Feminine form of James.
Jamie m & f Scottish, English
Originally a Lowland Scots diminutive of James. Since the late 19th century it has also been used as a feminine form.
Jamila f Arabic
Feminine form of Jamil.
Jamillah f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic جميلة (see Jamila).
Jane f English
Medieval English form of Jehanne, an Old French feminine form of Iohannes (see John). This became the most common feminine form of John in the 17th century, surpassing Joan. In the first half of the 20th century Joan once again overtook Jane for a few decades in both the United States and the United Kingdom.... [more]
Janīna f Latvian
Latvian form of Janina.
Janna f Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, English
Feminine form of Jan 1. As an English name, it is an elaboration of Jan 2.
Janneke f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Jan 1.
Jantine f Dutch
Feminine diminutive of Jan 1.
Jantje f Dutch
Feminine diminutive of Jan 1.
Jarka f Czech, Slovak
Diminutive of Jaroslava or Jaromíra.
Jarmila f Czech, Slovak
Feminine form of Jarmil.
Jaromíra f Czech
Feminine form of Jaromír.
Jaroslava f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak feminine form of Jarosław.
Jaruška f Czech
Diminutive of Jarmila or Jaroslava.
Javiera f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Xavier.
Jayanthi f Tamil, Indian, Kannada
Southern Indian form of Jayanti.
Jayanti f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of Jayanta. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Durga.
Jean 2 f English, Scottish
Medieval English variant of Jehanne (see Jane). It was common in England and Scotland during the Middle Ages, but eventually became rare in England. It was reintroduced to the English-speaking world from Scotland in the 19th century.
Jeanne f French, English
Modern French form of Jehanne, an Old French feminine form of Iohannes (see John). This has been the most reliably popular French name for girls since the 13th century. Joan of Arc is known as Jeanne d'Arc in France.
Jehanne f Medieval French
Old French feminine form of Iohannes (see John).
Jeltje f Frisian, Dutch
Feminine form of Jelle.
Jeltsje f Frisian
Feminine form of Jelle.
Jesusa f Spanish
Feminine form of Jesús.
Jevgēņija f Latvian
Latvian form of Yevgeniya.
Jevgeņija f Latvian
Latvian form of Yevgeniya.
Jillian f English
Variant of Gillian.
Jimena f Spanish
Variant of Ximena.
Jindřiška f Czech
Feminine form of Jindřich.
Jiřina f Czech
Feminine form of Jiří.
Jitka f Czech
Old Czech variant of Judith. This name was borne by an 11th-century duchess of Bohemia, a German noblewoman who was abducted by her husband Duke Bretislav.
Joan 1 f English
Medieval English form of Johanne, an Old French form of Iohanna (see Joanna). This was the usual English feminine form of John in the Middle Ages, but it was surpassed in popularity by Jane in the 17th century. It again became quite popular in the first half of the 20th century, entering the top ten names for both the United States and the United Kingdom, though it has since faded.... [more]
Joana f Portuguese, Catalan
Portuguese and Catalan form of Iohanna (see Joanna).
Joaninha f Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of Joana.
Joanna f English, Polish, Biblical
English and Polish form of Latin Iohanna, which was derived from Greek Ἰωάννα (Ioanna), the feminine form of Ioannes (see John). This is the spelling used in the English New Testament, where it belongs to a follower of Jesus who is regarded as a saint. In the Middle Ages in England it was used as a Latinized form of Joan (the usual feminine form of John) and it became common as a given name in the 19th century.
Joaquima f Catalan
Catalan feminine form of Joachim.
Joaquina f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Joachim.
Joceline f French
French feminine form of Joscelin (see Jocelyn).
Jocelyne f French
French feminine form of Joscelin (see Jocelyn).
Joella f English
Feminine form of Joel.
Joëlle f French
French feminine form of Joel.
Joelle f English
Feminine form of Joel.
Johana f Czech, Spanish (Latin American)
Czech form of Iohanna (see Joanna). This form is also used in Spanish-speaking Latin America.
Johanna f German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian, English, Late Roman
Latinate form of Greek Ioanna (see Joanna).
Johanne f French, Danish, Norwegian, Medieval French
French, Danish and Norwegian form of Iohanna (see Joanna).
Johna f English (Rare)
Feminine form of John.
Johnna f English
Feminine form of John.
Jóna f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese feminine form of John.
Jonelle f English (Rare)
Feminine form of John.
Jonette f English (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of Jon 1.
Jordyn f English (Modern)
Feminine variant of Jordan.
Josée f French
French feminine form of Joseph.
Josefa f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of Joseph.
Josefin f Swedish
Swedish form of Joséphine.
Josefína f Czech
Czech feminine form of Joseph.
Josefina f Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish
Spanish, Portuguese and Swedish feminine form of Joseph.
Josefine f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, German
Scandinavian and German form of Joséphine.
Josèphe f French
French feminine form of Joseph.
Josephina f English (Rare)
Latinate variant of Joséphine.
Joséphine f French
French feminine form of Joseph. A notable bearer of this name was the first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte, Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814).
Josephine f English, German, Dutch
English, German and Dutch form of Joséphine.
Josseline f French
French feminine variant of Jocelyn.
Josune f Basque
Feminine form of Josu.
Jovana f Serbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of John.
Jovanka f Serbian, Macedonian
Diminutive of Jovana.
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.
Jovka f Macedonian
Diminutive of Jovana.
Jowita f Polish
Polish form of Jovita.
Juana f Spanish
Spanish form of Iohanna (see Joanna), making it the feminine form of Juan 1. This name was borne by Juana the Mad, a 16th-century queen of Castile.
Juanita f Spanish
Diminutive of Juana.
Judit f Hungarian, Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German (Rare)
Form of Judith used in several languages.
Judita f Lithuanian, Czech, Slovak
Lithuanian, Czech and Slovak form of Judith.
Judite f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Judith.
Judith f English, Jewish, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Spanish, French, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוּדִית (Yehudit) meaning "Jewish woman", feminine of יְהוּדִי (yehudi), ultimately referring to a person from the tribe of Judah. In the Old Testament Judith is one of the Hittite wives of Esau. This is also the name of the main character of the apocryphal Book of Judith. She killed Holofernes, an invading Assyrian commander, by beheading him in his sleep.... [more]
Judyta f Polish
Polish form of Judith.
Juli f Hungarian
Hungarian short form of Julia.
Julia f English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Spanish, Polish, Finnish, Estonian, 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]
Juliāna f Latvian
Latvian feminine form of Julian.
Juliana f Dutch, German, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Slovak, 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.
Juliane f German, French
German and French feminine form of Julian.
Julianna f Hungarian, Polish, English
Feminine form of Iulianus (see Julian).
Julianne f English
Feminine form of Iulianus (see Julian).
Julie f French, Danish, Norwegian, Czech, English, German, Dutch
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.
Julienne f French
French feminine form of Iulianus (see Julian).
Juliet f English
Anglicized form of Juliette or Giulietta. This spelling was first used by Shakespeare for the lover of Romeo in his play Romeo and Juliet (1596).
Julieta f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Juliet.
Juliette f French
French diminutive of Julie.
Jūlija f Latvian
Latvian form of Julia.
Julija f Slovene, Croatian, Lithuanian
Slovene, Croatian and Lithuanian form of Julia.
Julijana f Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of Juliana.
Juliska f Hungarian (Archaic)
Hungarian diminutive of Julia.
Juliya f Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Russian Юлия or Ukrainian Юлія (see Yuliya).
Jurgita f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Jurgis.
Justa f Late Roman, Spanish
Feminine form of Justus. This was the name of a few early saints.
Justiina f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Iustina (see Justina).
Justína f Slovak
Slovak form of Iustina (see Justina).
Justina f English, Spanish, Slovene, Lithuanian, Late Roman
From Latin Iustina, the feminine form of Iustinus (see Justin). This name was borne by several early saints and martyrs.
Justīne f Latvian
Latvian form of Iustina (see Justina).
Justine f French, English
French form of Iustina (see Justina). This is the name of the heroine in the novel Justine (1791) by the Marquis de Sade.
Justýna f Czech
Czech form of Iustina (see Justina).
Justyna f Polish
Polish form of Iustina (see Justina).
Jusztina f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Iustina (see Justina).
Juta f Estonian, Latvian
Estonian and Latvian form of Jutta. This is the name of a character in the Estonian legend Lake Endla and Juta (1852) by Friedrich Robert Faehlmann.
Jutta f German
Probably a medieval Low German form of Judith. It might also derive from a Germanic name such as Judda.
Jytte f Danish
Danish form of Jutta.
Kája f Czech
Diminutive of Karolína.
Kaja 2 f Polish, Slovene
Variant of Gaja 1.
Kəmalə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani feminine form of Kamal 1.
Kamila f Czech, Slovak, Polish
Czech, Slovak and Polish form of Camilla.
Kamilė f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Camilla.
Kamilla f Russian, Hungarian, Polish, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Russian and Hungarian form of Camilla, as well as a Polish and Scandinavian variant. This is also the Hungarian word for the chamomile flower (species Matricaria chamomilla).
Karima f Arabic
Feminine form of Karim.
Karla f German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech, Croatian
German, Scandinavian, Czech and Croatian feminine form of Charles.
Karlijn f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Karel.
Karola f German, Hungarian, Polish
German, Hungarian and Polish feminine form of Carolus.
Karolína f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak feminine form of Carolus.
Karthika f Tamil, Indian, Malayalam
Southern Indian feminine form of Kartik.
Kasimira f German (Archaic)
Feminine form of Kasimir.
Kazia f Polish
Short form of Kazimiera.
Kazimiera f Polish
Feminine form of Kazimierz.
Keitha f Scottish
Feminine form of Keith.
Kekepania f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Stephanie.
Kendra f English
Feminine form of Ken 1 or Kendrick.
Kenina f Scottish
Feminine form of Kenneth.
Kenna f Scottish
Feminine form of Kenneth.
Kerime f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Karim.
Kevyn m & f English (Rare)
Variant or feminine form of Kevin.
Khalida f Arabic
Feminine form of Khalid.
Khalilah f Arabic
Feminine form of Khalil.
Khrystyna f Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Christina.
Kiira f Finnish
Finnish feminine form of Cyrus.
Kiley f English
Variant of Kylie.
Kíra f Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of Cyrus.
Kira 1 f Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Russian feminine form of Cyrus.
Kistiñe f Basque
Basque form of Christina.
Klára f Hungarian, Czech, Slovak
Hungarian, Czech and Slovak form of Clara.
Klāra f Latvian
Latvian form of Clara.
Klasina f Dutch
Feminine form of Klaas.
Klaudia f Polish, Slovak, Hungarian, Albanian, German
Polish, Slovak, Hungarian and Albanian feminine form of Claudius, as well as a German variant form.
Klaudie f Czech
Czech feminine form of Claudius.
Klava f Russian
Diminutive of Klavdiya.
Klavdia f Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Клавдия (see Klavdiya).
Klavdiya f Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian feminine form of Claudius.
Klazina f Dutch
Feminine form of Klaas.
Klementina f Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of Clementina.
Klementyna f Polish
Polish form of Clementina.
Klimentina f Macedonian
Macedonian form of Clementina.
Konstadina f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Κωνσταντίνα (see Konstantina).
Konstancja f Polish
Polish form of Constantia.
Konstantina f Greek
Greek feminine form of Constantinus (see Constantine).
Konstanze f German
German form of Constantia.
Kornélia f Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of Cornelia.
Kornelia f German, Polish
German and Polish form of Cornelia.
Kornelija f Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Cornelia.
Krasimira f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Krasimir.
Kristel f Estonian, Dutch
Diminutive of Kristiina (Estonian) or Christina (Dutch).
Kristiāna f Latvian
Latvian form of Christina.
Kristiane f German
German form of Christina.
Kristiina f Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of Christina.
Kristína f Slovak
Slovak form of Christina.
Kristīna f Latvian
Latvian form of Christina.
Kristina f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Estonian, Russian, German, Slovene, Czech, Lithuanian, Serbian, Croatian, Faroese, English, Bulgarian
Form of Christina in several languages. It is also an English variant of Christina and a Bulgarian variant of Hristina.
Kristīne f Latvian
Latvian form of Christine.
Kristine f Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Georgian, English, German
Scandinavian and Georgian form of Christina, as well as an English and German variant of Christine.
Kübra f Turkish
Turkish form of Kubra.
Kubra f Arabic
Feminine form of Akbar.
Kumari f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Telugu
Feminine form of Kumara. In the Hindu epic the Mahabharata Kumari is the wife of the warrior Bhima. This is also another name of the Hindu goddess Durga.
Květoslava f Czech
Feminine form of Květoslav.
Kvetoslava f Slovak
Slovak feminine form of Květoslav.
Květuše f Czech
Diminutive of Květoslava.
Kyla f English
Feminine form of Kyle.
Kylee f English
Variant of Kylie.
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-).
Kyra f English
Variant of Kira 2, sometimes considered a feminine form of Cyrus.
Kyriake f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Κυριακή (see Kyriaki).
Kyriaki f Greek
Feminine form of Kyriakos.
Lachina f Scottish
Feminine form of Lachlan.
Ladislava f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak feminine form of Vladislav.
Laelia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Laelius, a Roman family name of unknown meaning. This is also the name of a type of flower, an orchid found in Mexico and Central America.
Lagina f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Gina.
Láilá f Sami
Sami variant form of Helga.
Laila 2 f Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish
Scandinavian and Finnish form of Láilá.
Latanya f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Tanya.
Lateefah f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic لطيفة (see Latifah).
Latifa f Arabic
Feminine form of Latif.
Latifah f Arabic, Malay, Indonesian
Feminine form of Latif.
Latife f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Latif.
Latonya f African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Tonya.
Laura f English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Catalan, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Lithuanian, Latvian, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Laurus, which meant "laurel". This meaning was favourable, since in ancient Rome the leaves of laurel trees were used to create victors' garlands. The name was borne by the 9th-century Spanish martyr Saint Laura, who was a nun thrown into a vat of molten lead by the Moors. It was also the name of the subject of poems by the 14th-century Italian poet Petrarch.... [more]
Lauren f & m English
Variant or feminine form of Laurence 1. Originally a masculine name, it was first popularized as a feminine name by actress Betty Jean Perske (1924-), who used Lauren Bacall as her stage name.
Laurence 2 f French
French feminine form of Laurentius (see Laurence 1).
Laurentia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Laurentius (see Laurence 1).
Lavonne f English
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name Yvonne.
Lelia f Italian
Italian form of Laelia.
Lelise f Eastern African, Oromo
Feminine form of Lelisa.
Leona f English, Czech
Feminine form of Leon.
Leonarda f Italian
Feminine form of Leonardo.
Léonce m & f French
French form of Leontios, also used as a feminine name.
Léone f French
French feminine form of Leon.
Leone 2 f English
Variant of Leona.
Leonia f Late Roman
Feminine form of Leonius.
Léonide m & f French (Rare)
French masculine and feminine form of Leonidas.
Léonie f French
French feminine form of Leonius.
Leonie f German, Dutch
German and Dutch feminine form of Leonius.
Léonne f French (Rare)
Feminine form of Léon.
Leontia f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Leontios. This name was used among Byzantine royalty.
Leontina f Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Leontius.
Léontine f French
French form of Leontina.
Leontýna f Czech
Czech form of Leontina.
Leontyne f English (Rare)
Variant of Léontine. This name was borne by opera singer Leontyne Price (1927-).
Léopoldine f French
French feminine form of Leopold.
Lewella f Welsh
Variant of Llewella.
Liana f Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, English
Short form of Juliana, Liliana and other names that end in liana. This is also the word for a type of vine that grows in jungles.
Liberata f Late Roman
Feminine form of Liberatus. This was the name of a few early saints, including the patron of Pizzone, Italy.
Liberia f Late Roman
Feminine form of Liberius.
Lili f German, French, Hungarian
German, French and Hungarian diminutive of Elisabeth and other names containing li. It is also sometimes connected to the German word lilie meaning "lily".
Liora f Hebrew
Strictly feminine form of Lior.
Liorit f Hebrew
Strictly feminine form of Lior.
Liucija f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Lucia.
Liudvika f Lithuanian
Lithuanian feminine form of Ludwig.
Liùsaidh f Scottish
Scottish form of Lucia.
Livie f French (Rare), Czech (Rare)
French and Czech feminine form of Livius.
Ljubena f Macedonian
Macedonian feminine form of Lyuben.
Lleucu f Welsh
Meaning unknown, possibly derived from Lleu. This name appears in the 14th-century poem Marwnad Lleucu Llwyd, written by Llywelyn Goch ap Meurig Hen for his deceased lover Lleucu Llwyd.
Llewella f Welsh
Feminine form of Llywelyn.
Llúcia f Catalan
Catalan form of Lucia.
Lluïsa f Catalan
Catalan feminine form of Louis.
Loane f French (Modern)
Feminine form of Elouan.
Lochana f Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of Lochan.
Lone f Danish
Short form of Abelone.
Longina f Polish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Longinus.
Lorenza f Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish feminine form of Laurentius (see Laurence 1).
Lorna f English
Created by the author R. D. Blackmore for the title character in his novel Lorna Doone (1869), set in southern England, which describes the dangerous love between John Ridd and Lorna Doone. Blackmore may have based the name on the Scottish place name Lorne or on the title Marquis of Lorne (see Lorne).
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, Norwegian, Dutch, German
French feminine form of Louis.
Louisette f French
Diminutive of Louise.
Louiza f Greek
Greek feminine form of Louis.
Loviisa f Finnish
Finnish feminine form of Louis.
Loviise f Estonian
Estonian feminine form of Louis.
Lovis f Swedish
Variant of Lovisa.
Lovisa f Swedish
Swedish feminine form of Louis.
Lovise f Norwegian
Norwegian feminine form of Louis.
Ľubomíra f Slovak
Slovak feminine form of Lubomír.