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May 13th, 2013 07:08 PM #1
Girls names having to do with intelligence?
I was wondering if anyone could come up with girls names (besides Sophia) that have meanings or significance relating to wisdom or intelligence.
I'm looking for names that are feminine and have pleasant sounds, but connote strength and brains. I used to want to use Sophia as a middle name because of its beautiful sound and strong meaning but its place at the top of the popularity charts has dampened its "specialness" for me.- current loves -
Harriet - Flora - Violet - Clementine - Matilda - Wilhelmina - Josephine - Cordelia
Milo - Frederick - Dashiell - Gus - Atticus - Felix - Theo - Harrison - Jack
May 13th, 2013 07:13 PM #3
I'm a big van of Minerva, the goddess of wisdom.Miriam ~ Helena ~ Estella ~ Beatrice ~ Anastasia ~ Veronica ~ Sarah ~ EstherPaul ~ Wesley ~ Walter ~ Edmund ~ Isaac ~ Abram ~ Gabriel
Top combos: Miriam Estelle / Paul Augustin
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May 13th, 2013 07:13 PM #5
May 13th, 2013 07:22 PM #7
Here's a whole list from behindthename.com
and some Nameberry lists and posts.
My favorites are Minerva, Clara, Phaedra, Phoebe and Roxana.
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May 13th, 2013 07:24 PM #9
Minerva nn Min is a name that's been in my head lately.
Ramona (Wise protector)
Sage (wise, healthy)
Alden (old wise friend)
Orinthia (to excite/stir the mind)
Imala (strong minded- not exactly smart, but similar)
Kaya (my elder sister- a name that does suggest wisdom)
Names meaning leader/ruler (suggests wisdom):
Erica (Eternal ruler)
Meredith (Great ruler)
Or any of the more unusual variations of Sofia such as Zosia.~lucy reine~~ celestine eira ~ mary simona ~ elizabeth echo "ellie" ~ eleanor maeve "lena" ~ vivienne isla ~ celia matilda "cici" ~ catherine aiko "rin" ~ elsa verity ~~ jasper red ~ evander lachlan 'evan'~ kai nicholas ~ ezra link ~ avery thomas ~ michael satoshi "mischa" ~ finn jeremias ~ ezekiel hayden ~ alexander rowan "sacha" ~
~ tisiphone aria ~ alecto elpis ~ miya lucida ~ addison matteo ~ corinthian tidus ~