Feminizations

Feminizations are, in the classic sense, feminine variations of male names rather than unisex baby names. You may be attracted to these baby names because you want to name a daughter after dad or grandpa, or maybe you simply love the traditional feel of many of these baby names.
  • Alexandra

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Alexandra, the feminine form of Alexander, fell out of the top 100 for the first time since 1983 last year. But make no mistake: Just shy of 3000 newborns were named Alexandra in 2015, so it's... Read More 

  • Antonia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Antonia is stronger than most feminized boys' names, reflecting the pioneer spirit of Willa Cather's classic novel My Antonia. Antonia is hovering near the bottom of the US popularity... Read More 

  • Augusta

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Augusta is a dignified name reminiscent of wealthy great-aunts, but with the fashion for both August and Gus for boys, Augusta could get some fresh energy.

    Augusta was the title of... Read More 

  • Bernadette

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Although feminizations ending in "ette" are not particularly popular now, Bernadette is a pleasant, feminine, but strong name that doesn't feel prohibitively dated. And though strongly associated... Read More 

  • Briana

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Spelled this way, Briana was coined by Edmund Spenser for his great literary work, The Faerie Queene, which gives the now-overexposed name a far classier pedigree than it's usually... Read More 

  • Charlotte

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The name of the young Princess of Cambridge, Charlotte is the latest classic name to join Sophia, Emma, Olivia, and Isabella in a rise toward the top of the list, making Number 9 in the US this... Read More 

  • Christine

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Christine was the dominant feminine variation of Christopher forty or fifty years ago, when French E-endings were preferred over As; it was a Top 20 name for several years, from... Read More 

  • Clementine

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Clementine is a Nameberry favorite that has finally broken back into the US Top 1000 after more than half a century off the list. Still, its style value may mean there are more Clementines than... Read More 

  • Danielle

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Along with Daniela, Michelle, Nicole, and Denise, Danielle was a big hit from the 1960s to the nineties, sitting comfortably in the Top 20 for several years. Parents then responded to its chic,... Read More 

  • Denise

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Denise was a French favorite of the fifties and sixties but is less chic now. Ranked at Number 991 in the US, it may leave the Top 1000 soon enough.

    It ranks Number 104 in Italy.Read More 

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