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.
  • Justine

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Justine is a French name that's never reached the popularity we think it deserves. Like its far-more-common brother Justin, Justine is sleek, and sophisticated, but still user-friendly. ... Read More 

  • Laura

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Laura is a hauntingly evocative perennial, never trendy, never dated, feminine without being fussy, with literary links stretching back to Dante. All this makes Laura a more solid choice than any... Read More 

  • Louisa

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Louisa, a quaint vintage name, is an example of the idea that these days, old-style girls' names are more fashionable when they end with an -a rather than with an -e, as in Julie/Julia,... Read More 

  • Louise

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Louise has for several decades now been seen as competent, studious, and efficient -- desirable if not dramatic qualities. But now along with a raft of other 'L' names, as well as cousin Eloise,... Read More 

  • Martina

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Tennis-related name popular throughout Europe that's never caught fire here. Read More 

  • Maxine

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    With the success of all names Max, from Max itself to Maxwell to Maxfield to Maximilian, it's just possible that Maxine could be lured away from her mah-jongg game at the clubhouse and into the... Read More 

  • Michaela

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This most proper form of the name shot up the charts in the nineties, only to sink just as precipitously, supplanted by upstarts Makayla and McKayla ad infinitum. Read More 

  • Michelle

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Onetime superstar name (Number 4 in the seventies) that's now in steep decline, having dropped out of the Top 100. First Lady Michelle Obama keeps it in the spotlight. Today's feminine form of... Read More 

  • Nicole

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Nicole was one of the top girls' names of the eighties -- when it reached Number 4 -- and into the nineties. Nicole has now lost most of its French flair, but still remains in the Top 200. Some... Read More 

  • Olivia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Olivia, a lovely Shakespearean name with an admirable balance of strength and femininity, is, like her sisters Isabella and Sophia, a megapopular name. Olivia is currently the Number 2 name for... Read More 

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