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July 5th, 2013 09:49 PM #1
Names meaning Brave/Courage
I've gone through pretty much all the lists I can looking for GIRLS names that mean brave/bravery or courage/couageous and there are not a whole lot that I love! Looking for something outside of the box, maybe a "girl version" of a boy name (like I found Evera is supposed to be the girl version on Everard which means "Brave One"
Possibly could go with a name that has a "brave" connotation too...like Amelia reminds me Amelia Earhart, but I don't love Amelia.
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July 5th, 2013 10:15 PM #3Senior Member
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Only related names I could think of - Matilda/Maude meaning "strength in battle" or "battle ready", and Audrey/Etherdred means "noble strength". Clotilde "famous battle", and Isolde "ice battle" are related to battle, which evokes bravery...
Would you consider religious figures - i.e, Esther or Judith, who acted bravely? Or goddesses, like Artemis? Or perhaps mythological figures, like Atalanta?tea drinker + cat lover + ever-evolving baker+cook...positive realist who loves beautiful words, names, and images.
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July 5th, 2013 10:23 PM #5
You looked at the list Nameberry has which are girl names meaning brave? A lot of woman in history have super classic names
Nameberry List names I like:
Others meaning brave:
Brave Woman of History whose names could work:
Clara Barton- Founder and first president of the Red Cross
Pearl S. Buck- she became the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Cleopatra nn Cleo or just Cleo- Queen of Egypt and the last pharaoh
Rosie the Riveter- commonly used as a symbol of feminism and women's economic power
Helen Keller- she was shown how to communicate she never stopped sharing her wisdom and thought provoking inspiration with the rest of the world. She changed history by providing inspiration for people with handicaps and without.
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July 6th, 2013 01:46 AM #7Senior Member
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July 6th, 2013 04:23 AM #9Senior Member
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