Names Categorized "feminine forms"

This is a list of names in which the categories include feminine forms.
gender
usage
Pasqualina f Italian
Italian feminine form of Pascal.
Pastora f Spanish
Feminine form of Pastor.
Patrícia f Slovak, Portuguese, Hungarian
Slovak, Portuguese and Hungarian feminine form of Patricius (see Patrick).
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.
Patricie f Czech
Czech feminine form of Patricius (see Patrick).
Patricija f Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian feminine form of Patricius (see Patrick).
Patritsiya f Bulgarian (Rare), Russian (Rare)
Bulgarian and Russian feminine form of Patricius (see Patrick).
Patrizia f Italian
Italian feminine form of Patricius (see Patrick).
Patrocinia f Spanish (Latin American)
Strictly feminine variant of Patrocinio.
Patrycja f Polish
Polish feminine form of Patricius (see Patrick).
Patya m Russian (Rare)
Diminutive of Ipatiy.
Pàula f Sardinian
Sardinian feminine form of Paulus (see Paul).
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.
Pauletta f English
Latinate feminine diminutive of Paul.
Paulette f French, English
French feminine diminutive of Paul.
Pauliina f Finnish
Finnish form of Paulina.
Paulína f Slovak
Slovak form of Paulina.
Pauline f French, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
French feminine form of Paulinus (see Paulino).
Paulinha f Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of Paula.
Pavla f Czech, Slovene
Czech and Slovene feminine form of Paul.
Pavlína f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Paulina.
Pavlina f Bulgarian, Macedonian, Greek, Slovene
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Greek form of Paulina.
Pelageya f Russian
Russian form of Pelagia.
Pelagia f Ancient Greek, Greek, Polish (Rare)
Feminine form of Pelagius. This was the name of a few early saints, including a young 4th-century martyr who threw herself from a rooftop in Antioch rather than lose her virginity.
Pelagiya f Russian
Russian form of Pelagia.
Penka f Bulgarian
Bulgarian feminine diminutive of Petar.
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.
Perrine f French
French feminine form of Perrin, a diminutive of Pierre.
Peta f English (Australian)
Chiefly Australian feminine form of Peter.
Petra f German, Dutch, Spanish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Bulgarian, Hungarian, Swedish, Finnish, English
Feminine form of Peter. This was also the name of an ancient city in the region that is now Jordan.
Petrana f Bulgarian
Diminutive of Petra.
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
Romanian and Slovak form of Petronilla.
Petronella f Dutch, Swedish, Hungarian
Dutch, Swedish and Hungarian 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.
Petroula f Greek
Greek feminine form of Peter.
Petruška f Czech
Diminutive of Petra.
Philipa f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Philip.
Philippa f English (British), German
Latinate feminine form of Philip. As an English name, it is chiefly British.
Philippina f German (Rare)
Elaborated form of Philippa.
Philippine f French
Elaborated feminine form of Philippe.
Phillipa f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of Philip.
Pía f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Pius.
Piera f Italian
Italian feminine form of Peter.
Pierina f Italian
Feminine diminutive of Piero.
Pierrette f French
Feminine diminutive of Pierre.
Pietra f Italian
Italian feminine form of Peter.
Pietrina f Italian
Feminine diminutive of Pietro.
Piia f Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of Pia.
Piri f Hungarian
Diminutive of Piroska.
Piroska f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Prisca, influenced by the Hungarian word piros meaning "red".
Pola f Polish
Short form of Apolonia.
Polina f Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Greek
Either a Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian and Greek form of Paulina or a short form of Apollinariya.
Polona f Slovene
Short form of Apolonija.
Pomponia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Pomponius.
Porcia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Porcius.
Portia f English
Variant of Porcia, the feminine form of the Roman family name Porcius, used by William Shakespeare for the heroine of his play The Merchant of Venice (1596). In the play Portia is a woman who disguises herself as a man in order to defend Antonio in court. It is also the name of a moon of Uranus, after the Shakespearean character.
Primitiva f Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of Primitivus. Saint Primitiva was an early martyr from Rome.
Princess f English (Modern)
Feminine equivalent of Prince.
Prisca f Biblical, Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin
Feminine form of Priscus, a Roman family name meaning "ancient" in Latin. This name appears in the epistles in the New Testament, referring to Priscilla the wife of Aquila.
Priscila f Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of Priscilla.
Priscilla f English, Italian, French, Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Roman name, a diminutive of Prisca. In Acts in the New Testament Paul lived with Priscilla (also known as Prisca) and her husband Aquila in Corinth for a while. It has been used as an English given name since the Protestant Reformation, being popular with the Puritans. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow used it in his 1858 poem The Courtship of Miles Standish.
Priscille f French
French form of Priscilla.
Prudence f & m English, French
Medieval English form of Prudentia, the feminine form of Prudentius. In France it is both the feminine form and a rare masculine form. In England it was used during the Middle Ages and was revived in the 17th century by the Puritans, in part from the English word prudence, ultimately of the same source.
Prudencia f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Prudentius.
Prudentia f Late Roman
Feminine form of Prudentius.
Ptolemais f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Ptolemaios (see Ptolemy).
Quintina f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Quintinus.
Quirina f Late Roman
Feminine form of Quirinus.
Quirine f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Quirinus.
Rachida f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Arabic رشيدة or راشدة (see Rashida) chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Radinka f Serbian
Diminutive of Radmila.
Radka f Czech, Bulgarian
Feminine form of Radko.
Radmila f Serbian, Croatian, Czech
Serbian, Croatian and Czech feminine form of Radomil.
Radomiła f Polish (Rare)
Polish feminine form of Radomil.
Radomila f Czech (Rare)
Feminine form of Radomil.
Radomíra f Czech
Czech feminine form of Radomir.
Radomira f Serbian
Feminine form of Radomir.
Rafaela f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of Raphael.
Raffaela f German (Rare)
German feminine form of Raphael.
Raffaella f Italian
Italian feminine form of Raphael.
Rafiqa f Arabic
Feminine form of Rafiq.
Raimonda f Italian
Italian feminine form of Raymond.
Raimunde f German (Rare)
German feminine form of Raymond.
Raisa 3 f Arabic
Feminine form of Rais.
Ramóna f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ramona.
Ramona f Spanish, Romanian, English
Feminine form of Ramón. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by Helen Hunt Jackson's novel Ramona (1884), as well as several subsequent movies based on the book.
Raphaela f German
Feminine form of Raphael.
Raphaëlle f French
French feminine form of Raphael.
Rashida f Arabic
Feminine form of Rashid.
Raymonde f French
French feminine form of Raymond.
Reese m & f Welsh, English
Anglicized form of Rhys. It is also used as a feminine name, popularized by the American actress Reese Witherspoon (1976-).
Rena f English
Latinate feminine form of René.
Renae f English
English variant of Renée.
Renáta f Hungarian, Czech, Slovak
Hungarian, Czech and Slovak feminine form of Renatus.
Renāte f Latvian
Latvian feminine form of Renatus.
Renate f German, Dutch, Norwegian
German, Dutch and Norwegian feminine form of Renatus.
Rene m & f English
English form of René or Renée.
Renée f French, Dutch
French feminine form of René.
Renee f English
English form of Renée.
Renza f Italian
Short form of Lorenza.
Reşide f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Rashid.
Rhetta f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Rhett.
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.
Ridwana f Arabic
Feminine form of Rizwan.
Riika f Finnish
Variant of Riikka.
Riikka f Finnish
Finnish short form of Fredrika, Henriikka and other names ending in rika.
Rikki f English (Modern)
Feminine form of Ricky.
Rina 1 f Italian, Dutch
Short form of Caterina or Catharina as well as other names ending in rina.
Rizwana f Urdu, Arabic
Urdu form of Ridwana, as well as an alternate Arabic transcription.
Robena f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of Robin.
Roberte f French
French feminine form of Robert.
Robertina f Spanish, Italian (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of Roberto.
Robina f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Robin. It originated in Scotland in the 17th century.
Robyn f English
Feminine variant of Robin.
Robynne f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of Robin.
Rodina f Scottish
Scottish feminine form of Roderick.
Rolande f French
French feminine form of Roland.
Romaine f French, English
French feminine form of Romanus (see Roman).
Romána f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian feminine form of Romanus (see Roman).
Romana f Italian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Late Roman
Feminine form of Romanus (see Roman).
Romane f French
French feminine form of Romanus (see Roman).
Romina f Italian
Possibly a variant of Romana.
Romola f Italian (Rare)
Italian feminine form of Romulus.
Romualda f Lithuanian, Polish
Feminine form of Romuald.
Rona 2 f Hebrew
Feminine form of Ron 2.
Ronalda f Scottish
Feminine form of Ronald.
Ronit 2 f Hebrew
Strictly feminine form of Ron 2.
Ronnette f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Ronald.
Rosaria f Italian
Italian feminine form of Rosario.
Rosário f Portuguese
Portuguese (feminine) form of Rosario.
Rosenda f Spanish
Feminine form of Rosendo.
Roser f Catalan
Catalan (feminine) form of Rosario.
Rowanne f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of Rowan.
Ruiha f Maori
Maori form of Louisa.
Rumyana f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Rumen.
Rúna f Old Norse, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse, Icelandic and Faroese feminine form of Rune.
Runa f Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
Feminine form of Rune.
Ruperta f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Rupert.
Ruslana f Ukrainian
Feminine form of Ruslan.
Ryana f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of Ryan.
Ryann f English (Modern)
Feminine variant of Ryan.
Ryanne f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of Ryan.
Sabien f Dutch (Modern)
Dutch form of Sabina.
Sabina f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Swedish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Sabinus, a Roman cognomen meaning "a Sabine" in Latin. The Sabines were an ancient people who lived in central Italy, their lands eventually taken over by the Romans after several wars. According to legend, the Romans abducted several Sabine women during a raid, and when the men came to rescue them, the women were able to make peace between the two groups. This name was borne by several early saints.
Sabīne f Latvian
Latvian form of Sabina.
Sabine f French, German, Dutch, Danish
French, German, Dutch and Danish form of Sabina.
Sabriyya f Arabic
Feminine form of Sabri.
Sa'dia f Arabic
Feminine form of Sa'di.
Sadia f Urdu, Bengali
Urdu and Bengali form of Sa'dia.
Şadiye f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Shadi 1.
Safiya f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic صفيّة (see Safiyyah).
Safiye f Turkish
Turkish form of Safiyyah.
Safiyyah f Arabic (Rare)
Feminine form of Safi. This was the name of one of the wives of the Prophet Muhammad.
Sagit f Hebrew
Feminine form of Sagi.
Sa'ida f Arabic
Feminine form of Sa'id.
Salima f Arabic
Feminine form of Salim.
Salvatrice f Italian
From Salvatrix, the feminine form of Salvator (see Salvador).
Salvatrix f Late Roman
Feminine form of Salvator.
Samanta f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Latvian, Polish
Variant of Samantha used in several languages.
Samantha f English, Italian, Dutch
Perhaps intended to be a feminine form of Samuel, using the name suffix antha (possibly inspired by Greek ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "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.
Sameera 1 f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic سميرة (see Samira 1).
Sameera 2 f Indian, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Telugu సమీరా or Marathi/Hindi समीरा (see Samira 2).
Samia f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic سامية (see Samiya).
Samira 1 f Arabic, Persian
Feminine form of Samir 1.
Samira 2 f Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu
Feminine form of Samir 2.
Samiya f Arabic
Feminine form of Sami 2.
Samiye f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Sami 2.
Samuela 1 f Italian
Italian feminine form of Samuel.
Sancha f Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of Sancho.
Sandra f Italian, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Czech, Romanian
Short form of Alessandra. It was introduced to the English-speaking world by author George Meredith, who used it for the heroine in his novel Emilia in England (1864) and the reissued version Sandra Belloni (1887). A famous bearer is the American actress Sandra Bullock (1964-).
Sandrine f French
French diminutive of Sandra.
Saniyya f Arabic
Feminine form of Sani 1.
Santa 1 f Italian
Feminine form of Santo.
Santa 2 f Latvian
Either from Latin sanctus meaning "holy, saint" or a short form of Aleksandra.
Santina f Italian
Feminine diminutive of Santo.
Santuzza f Italian
Diminutive of Santa 1.
Sanya 1 f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic سنيّة (see Saniyya).
Šarlota f Czech
Czech form of Charlotte.
Saturnina f Ancient Roman, Spanish
Feminine form of Saturninus. This was the name of a legendary saint who was supposedly martyred in northern France.
Saveria f Italian
Italian feminine form of Xavier.
Savina f Italian
Italian variant of Sabina.
Seanna f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Seán.
Sebastiana f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of Sebastianus (see Sebastian).
Sébastienne f French
French feminine form of Sebastianus (see Sebastian).
Selima f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic سليمة (see Salima).
Selma 1 f English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic
Meaning unknown, possibly a short form of Anselma. It could also have been inspired by James Macpherson's 18th-century poems, in which it is the name of Ossian's castle.
Selma 2 f Turkish
Turkish form of Salma.
Semiha f Turkish
Feminine form of Semih.
Sence f Medieval Spanish
Old variant of Sancha.
Sens f Medieval Spanish
Old variant of Sancha.
Senta f German
Diminutive of Kreszentia.
Serafima f Russian
Russian form of Seraphina.
Serafina f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Rare), Polish (Rare)
Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Polish form of Seraphina.
Seraphina f English (Rare), German (Rare), Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Seraphinus, derived from the biblical word seraphim, which was Hebrew in origin and meant "fiery ones". The seraphim were an order of angels, described by Isaiah in the Bible as having six wings each.... [more]
Séraphine f French
French form of Seraphina.
Sergine f French
French feminine form of Sergius.
Şerife f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Sharif.
Séverine f French
French feminine form of Severinus.
Shadiya f Arabic
Feminine form of Shadi 1.
Shadya f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic شادية (see Shadiya).
Shakila f Arabic
Feminine form of Shakil.
Shakira f Arabic
Feminine form of Shakir. A famous bearer is the Colombian singer Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (1977-), known simply as Shakira.
Shakura f Arabic
Feminine form of Shakur.
Shana 1 f English
Variant of Shanna.
Shanna f English
Possibly a feminine variant of Shannon.
Sharifa f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic شريفة (see Sharifah).
Sharifah f Arabic, Malay
Feminine form of Sharif.
Sharla f English
Variant of Charla.
Shauna f English
Feminine form of Shaun.
Shawna f English
Feminine form of Shawn.
Sheena f Scottish, English
Anglicized form of Sìne. This name was popularized outside of Scotland in the 1980s by the singer Sheena Easton (1959-).
Shyamala f Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Marathi
Feminine form of Shyamal.
Siân f Welsh
Welsh form of Jane.
Sidonia f Late Roman, Georgian
Feminine form of Sidonius. This is the name of a legendary saint from Georgia. She and her father Abiathar were supposedly converted by Saint Nino from Judaism to Christianity.
Sidonie f French
French feminine form of Sidonius.
Sidony f English (Archaic)
Feminine form of Sidonius. This name was in use in the Middle Ages, when it became associated with the word sindon (of Greek origin) meaning "linen", a reference to the Shroud of Turin.
Sidsel f Norwegian, Danish
Norwegian and Danish variant form of Cecilia.
Sietske f Frisian
Feminine diminutive of Siet.
Silke f German, Dutch
German and Dutch diminutive of Celia or Cecilia.
Sílvia f Portuguese, Catalan
Portuguese and Catalan form of Silvia.
Silvia f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, German, Dutch, English, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of Silvius. Rhea Silvia was the mother of Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome. This was also the name of a 6th-century saint, the mother of the pope Gregory the Great. It has been a common name in Italy since the Middle Ages. It was introduced to England by Shakespeare, who used it for a character in his play The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1594). It is now more commonly spelled Sylvia in the English-speaking world.
Šimona f Czech (Rare)
Czech variant of Simona.
Simone 1 f French, English, German, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese
French feminine form of Simon 1. A famous bearer was Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986), a French feminist and philosopher.
Simonetta f Italian
Diminutive of Simona.
Simonne f French
Variant of Simone 1.
Sissel f Norwegian
Norwegian variant form of Cecilia.
Sixtine f French
French feminine form of Sixtus.
Skyla f English (Modern)
Feminine variant of Skyler, formed using the popular name suffix la.
Slavomíra f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak feminine form of Sławomir.
Sławomira f Polish
Polish feminine form of Sławomir.
Slobodanka f Serbian, Croatian
Feminine form of Slobodan.
Smaragda f Greek
Feminine form of Smaragdos.
Sobiesława f Polish (Rare)
Polish feminine form of Sobiesław.
Soheila f Persian
Persian feminine form of Suhail.
Sophronia f Literature, Late Greek
Feminine form of Sophronius. Torquato Tasso used it in his epic poem Jerusalem Delivered (1580), in which it is borne by the lover of Olindo.
Sorina f Romanian
Feminine form of Sorin.
Stanisława f Polish
Feminine form of Stanisław.
Stanislova f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Stanislava.
Stasė f Lithuanian
Short form of Stanislova.
Stasia f Polish
Diminutive of Stanisława or Anastazja.
Stavroula f Greek
Feminine form of Stavros.
Štefa f Croatian
Short form of Štefanija.
Ștefana f Romanian
Romanian feminine form of Stephen.
Stefana f Bulgarian, Serbian
Feminine form of Stefan.
Štefánia f Slovak
Slovak feminine form of Štefan (see Stephen).
Ștefania f Romanian
Romanian feminine form of Ștefan (see Stephen).
Stefánia f Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of Stephen.
Stefania f Italian, Polish, Greek
Italian, Polish and Greek feminine form of Stephen.
Štefanija f Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian feminine form of Stephen.
Stefanija f Lithuanian, Macedonian
Lithuanian and Macedonian feminine form of Stephen.
Stefaniya f Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Russian, Bulgarian and Ukrainian feminine form of Stephen.
Stefcia f Polish
Diminutive of Stefania.
Štefica f Croatian
Croatian diminutive of Štefanija.
Steliana f Romanian
Romanian feminine form of Stylianos.
Stella 2 f Greek
Diminutive of Styliani, with the spelling influenced by that of Stella 1.
Štěpánka f Czech
Czech feminine form of Stephen.
Stephania f English
Latinate feminine form of Stephen.
Stéphanie f French
French feminine form of Stephen.
Stephanie f English, German
Feminine form of Stephen.
Stoja f Croatian
Croatian feminine form of Stoyan.
Stoyanka f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Stoyan.
Styliani f Greek
Feminine form of Stylianos.
Suhaila f Arabic
Feminine form of Suhail.
Süheyla f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Suhail.
Sultana f Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Feminine form of Sultan.
Svenja f German
German feminine form of Sven.
Sylvia f English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Variant of Silvia. This has been the most common English spelling since the 19th century.
Sylwia f Polish
Polish form of Silvia.
Szabina f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Sabina.
Tacita f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Tacitus.
Tadeja f Slovene
Slovene feminine form of Thaddeus.