Heroine Baby Names

If you want to give your little girl an inspirational name drawn from a heroine of the past or present, in the arts or politics, real or fictional but always inspirational, consult this list of heroine baby names.
  • Rosa

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    As sweet-smelling as Rose but with an international flavour, Rosa is one of the most classic Portuguese, Spanish and Italian names, which is also favored by upper-class Brits, having an ample... Read More 

  • Rumer

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    Demi and Bruce made waves when they named their now-grown firstborn after novelist Rumer Godden; downside is its connection with the unpleasant word rumor. English author Godden was actually born... Read More 

  • Susan

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    Although Susan had her heyday from the thirties to the sixties, and is now common among moms and new grandmas, and though most modern parents would prefer Susanna/Susannah, we have spotted some... Read More 

  • Tyra

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    High profile supermodel/entrepreneur Tyra Banks has put this name in the spotlight, endowing it with her confident, superattractive image. Read More 

  • Venus

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    The name of a heavenly planet and the Roman goddess of beauty and love was an intimidating no-no until tennis champ Venus Williams put an athletic, modern spin on it.

    Associated with... Read More 

  • Vita

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    Vital and vivacious, Vita is stirring back to life along with many of her V-themed sisters -- Vivian, Vivica -- and is becoming a new celebrity baby favorite. Read More 

  • Willa

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    Willa has become increasingly fashionable, with its combination of Willa (born Wilella) Cather-like pioneer strength and the graceful beauty of the willow tree. Actress Keri Russell named her... Read More 

  • Zora

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    Zora is a meaningful literary heroine name honoring Zora Neale Hurston, an important black writer and leader of the Harlem Renaissance.

    Spelled Zorah, it is a biblical place name, and... Read More 

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