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.
  • Edwina

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Edwina may still be taking tea in the parlor, but we can see her joining friends like Matilda and Josephine for a comeback, especially if pronounced like Edwin rather than Edween.

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  • Francesca

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Francesca is a lighter and much more feminine choice than the classic Frances, and one that is increasingly popular with upscale parents.

    Francesca made an appearance in Dante's... Read More 

  • Frederica

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Frederica is an interesting possibility for the parent unintimidated by its old-fashioned formality, and who can appreciate the vintage charm and verve lurking inside its stuffiness. ... Read More 

  • Georgia

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Georgia is so rich, lush and luscious, it's almost irresistible. Georgia's now a rising star among the feminizations of George, helped by associations with the southern state (named for British... Read More 

  • Geraldine

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Though twin brother Gerald is still in baby name limbo, Geraldine is in line to follow the path of Josephine to imminent revival--even though Gerry is not as spunky a nickname as Josie. ... Read More 

  • Gianna

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Gianna -- a Latin feminization of John -- is rapidly gaining favor outside the confines of Italian culture; Gianna is now among the Top 100 in the U.S., at Number 95.

    This common... Read More 

  • Harriet

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Harriet has long been considered a stylish, upscale name in England, but it's still waiting to be revived in the US—though some parents seeking a solid, serious semi-classic are beginning to... Read More 

  • Henrietta

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Despite a return to such feminizations of male names as Josephine, Clementine, and Theodora, starchy Henrietta has not made it into that group. Still, if you look hard enough, you'll see that... Read More 

  • Jacqueline

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    To most Americans, the French Jacqueline still recalls the Kennedy era and its elegant First Lady, although it's lost a good measure of its glamorous image and Gallic gloss. Jacqueline and Jackie... Read More 

  • Josephine

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    With its large measure of class and character and a gently offbeat quality, plus an intriguing number of vivacious nicknames, it's no wonder Josephine is a Nameberry favorite and climbing up the... Read More 

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