Names Categorized "feminine forms"

This is a list of names in which the categories include feminine forms.
gender
usage
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, also used as a feminine form.
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.
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.
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.
Roser f Catalan
Catalan (feminine) form of Rosario.
Rowanne f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of Rowan.
Ruiha f Maori
Maori form of Louisa.
Rúna f Ancient Scandinavian, 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.
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.
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
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 f 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stanisława f Polish
Feminine form of Stanisław.
Stanislova f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Stanislava.
Stasė f Lithuanian
Short form of Stanislova.
Stavroula f Greek
Feminine form of Stavros.
Štefa f Croatian
Short form of Štefanija.
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.
Szabina f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Sabina.
Tacita f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Tacitus.
Tahira f Arabic, Urdu
Feminine form of Tahir.
Tahirə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani feminine form of Tahir.
Tahire f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Tahir.
Táhirih f History
Variant of Tahira. This was the title of Fatimah Baraghani, a 19th-century Persian poet, theologian and reformer.
Tamsin f English (British)
Contracted form of Thomasina. It was traditionally used in Cornwall.
Tanya f Russian, Bulgarian, English
Russian diminutive of Tatiana. It began to be used in the English-speaking world during the 1930s.
Tarja f Finnish
Finnish form of Daria.
Tatiana f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, French, Slovak, Polish, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Greek, Georgian, English, Russian, Bulgarian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman name Tatianus, a derivative of the Roman name Tatius. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint who was martyred in Rome under the emperor Alexander Severus. She was especially venerated in Orthodox Christianity, and the name has been common in Russia (as Татьяна) and Eastern Europe. It was not regularly used in the English-speaking world until the 1980s.
Tatienne f French (Rare)
French form of Tatiana.
Tatjana f Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, German, Latvian, Lithuanian, Finnish, Estonian
Form of Tatiana in several languages, in some cases via Russian Татьяна (Tatyana).
Tatyana f Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of Tatiana.
Tawnya f English
Variant of Tonya.
Tayla f English (Modern)
Probably a feminine form of Taylor influenced by similar-sounding names such as Kayla.
Teodóra f Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of Theodore.
Teófila f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Theophilus.
Teofila f Italian (Rare), Polish (Rare)
Italian and Polish feminine form of Theophilus.
Tércia f Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese feminine form of Tertius.
Tertia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Tertius.
Théodora f French
French form of Theodora.
Theódóra f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Theodora.
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.
Þóra f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Either a feminine form of Þórr (see Thor) or else a short form of the various Old Norse names beginning with the element Þór. In Norse myth Thora was the wife of the Danish king Ragnar Lodbrok.
Tihomira f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Tihomir.
Timo 3 f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Timon.
Timotha f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Timothy.
Timothea f Ancient Greek, Greek
Feminine form of Timothy.
Titiana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Titianus.
Tiziana f Italian
Feminine form of Tiziano.
Tomasa f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Thomas.
Tomine f Norwegian
Feminine form of Tomas.
Toni 2 f English
Short form of Antonia.
Tonia f English
Variant of Tonya.
Tonina f Italian
Diminutive of Antonia.
Tonya f English, Russian
English diminutive of Antonia or a Russian diminutive of Antonina. In the English-speaking world its use has likely been positively influenced by the name Tanya.
Tovia m & f Hebrew
Hebrew form of Tobiah, also used as a feminine form.
Trista f English
Feminine form of Tristan.
Tsveta f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Tsvetan.
Tsvetana f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Tsvetan.
Tsvetanka f Bulgarian
Feminine diminutive of Tsvetan.
Tullia f Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Tullius (see Tullio).
Tzvia f Hebrew
Feminine form of Tzvi.
Uliana f Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Russian Ульяна or Ukrainian Уляна (see Ulyana).
Ülle f Estonian
Feminine form of Ülo.
Ulrica f Swedish
Feminine form of Ulric.
Ulriikka f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish feminine form of Ulrich.
Ulrika f Swedish
Swedish feminine form of Ulrich. This was the name of two queens of Sweden.
Ulrike f German
German feminine form of Ulrich.
Ulrikke f Norwegian, Danish
Norwegian and Danish feminine form of Ulrich.
Ulyana f Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Juliana.
Umida f Uzbek
Feminine form of Umid.
Urbana f Spanish
Feminine form of Urban.
Ustinya f Russian (Rare)
Russian variant form of Iustina (see Justina).
Václava f Czech
Czech feminine form of Václav.
Vahide f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Wahid.
Valentína f Slovak
Slovak feminine form of Valentinus (see Valentine 1).
Valentīna f Latvian
Latvian feminine form of Valentinus (see Valentine 1).
Valentina f Italian, Russian, Lithuanian, German, Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovene, Romanian, Spanish, Greek, 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).
Valentýna f Czech
Czech form of Valentina.
Valentyna f Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Valentina.
Valéria f Portuguese, Hungarian, Slovak
Portuguese, Hungarian and Slovak form of Valeria.
Valèria f Catalan
Catalan form of Valeria.
Valeria f Italian, Spanish, Romanian, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Valerius. This was the name of a 2nd-century Roman saint and martyr.
Valeriana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Valerianus (see Valerian).
Valériane f French
French form of Valeriana (see Valeriana).
Valérie f French, Czech
French and Czech form of Valeria.
Valerie f English, German, Czech
English and German form of Valeria, as well as a Czech variant of Valérie.
Valērija f Latvian
Latvian form of Valeria.
Valerija f Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Lithuanian
Form of Valeria in several languages.
Valeriya f Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Russian and Ukrainian feminine form of Valerius, as well as an alternate transcription of Belarusian Валерыя (see Valeryia).
Valeska f German
Diminutive of Valeria.
Valiantsina f Belarusian
Belarusian form of Valentina.
Vana f Macedonian
Short form of Ivana or Jovana.
Vanja m & f Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Norwegian
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene (masculine and feminine) form of Vanya. It is also used in Scandinavia, where it is primarily feminine.
Vanna 1 f Italian
Short form of Giovanna.
Vasa f Macedonian
Short form of Vasilija.
Vasanti f Indian, Marathi
Feminine form of Vasanta.
Vasia f Greek
Diminutive of Vasiliki.
Vasilica f Romanian
Feminine form of Vasile.
Vasilija f Serbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of Basil 1.
Vasiliki f Greek
Modern Greek feminine form of Basil 1.
Vasilisa f Russian
Russian feminine form of Basil 1.
Vasilka f Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian feminine diminutive of Basil 1.