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  • Alodia

    Saint and 9th century Spanish martyr

  • Cyra

    5th century hermit and martyr

  • Fabian

    Saint and 3rd century Pope

  • Kateri

    Post-baptism name of 17th century Mohawk woman

  • Makeda

    10th century BC Ethiopian queen

  • Urban

    One of Paul's epistles in the New Testament

  • Aida

    Used in Verdi's 1871 opera of the same name

  • Angelica

    Boiardo and Ariosto used this name in their "Orlando" poems

  • Ayla

    Created for the 1980 novel "Clan of the Bear" by Jean M. Auel

  • Cai

    Arthurian romantic name

  • Cressida

    Woman of Troy who leaves her Trojan lover for a Greek hero

  • Cymbeline

    Shakespearean name of the play of the same name

  • Desdemona

    Murdered wife of Othello in the play of the same name

  • Elaine

    Arthurian romantic name

  • Elanor

    Name in the "Lord of the Rings" by J.R.R. Tolkien

  • Fantine

    Name used in Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables"

  • Guinevere

    Arthurian romantic name

  • Lucinda

    Character in Cervantes's "Don Quixote"

  • Malvina

    Character in James McPherson's Ossian poems

  • Morgan

    Arthurian romantic name

  • Nerissa

    Character in Shakespeare's "Merchant of Venice"

  • Ophelia

    Character in Shakespeare's "Hamlet"

  • Arista

    Name of a star in the Virgo constellation

  • Lyra

    Name of a constellation in the northern sky

  • Adela

    7th century Frankish princess

  • Amelia

    Various namesakes, e.g. Amelia Earhart

  • Anastasia

    Imperial Grand Duchess of the House of Romanov

  • Apollonia

    Name of an early saint and martyr

  • Augusta

    Name of the second daughter of the German House of Hanover

  • Ava

    Various namesakes, e.g. a 12th century poet from Austria

  • Bruno

    German monk of the 11th century

  • Camilla

    Popularized by Fanny Burney's 1796 novel of the same name

  • Conrad

    10th century saint and bishop of Konstanz, Germany

  • Dion

    4th century BC tyrant of Syracuse

  • Emma

    Various namesakes, e.g. Jane Austen's novel of the same name

  • Eugenia

    3rd century saint who escaped persecution by disguising herself as a man

  • Euphemia

    Early martyr saint from Chalcedon

  • Hugo

    Various namesakes, e.g. Victor Hugo

  • Irene

    Greek goddess who personified peace

  • Isidora

    4th century Egyptian saint and hermitess

  • Juliana

    4th century saint and martyr from Nicomedia

  • Karl

    Various namesakes, e.g. Karl Marx

  • Livia

    Wife of Roman Emperor, Augustus

  • Martina

    3rd century martyr and saint

  • Melissa

    Name of a young nymph who cared for Zeus in Greek mythology

  • Octavia

    Wife of Mark Antony and sister of Augustus

  • Robert

    Various namesakes, e.g. Robert Frost

  • Rocco

    14th century French saint who nursed plague victims

  • Roxana

    Alexander the Great's first wife

  • Sophia

    Various namesakes, e.g. a character in Henry Fielding's "Tom Jones"

  • Tatiana

    3rd century saint martyred in Rome

  • Theodora

    wife of Justinian in the 6th century

  • Ulrich

    Leader of the Protestant Reformation of Switzerland

  • Valentina

    Soviet cosmonaut who became the first woman in space

  • Valeria

    2nd century Roman saint and martyr

  • Wilhelm

    Various namesakes, e.g. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

  • Xenia

    5th century Greek saint

  • Zoe

    Name of two early Christian saints

  • Aeron

    Masculine deity in Welsh mythology

  • Alexander

    Various namesakes, e.g. Alexander the Great

  • Alexandra

    Wife of Nicholas II, last Czar of Russia

  • Athena

    Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare

  • Aurora

    Roman goddess of the morning

  • Cassandra

    Trojan princess

  • Castor

    Son of Zeus and twin brother of Pollux

  • Circe

    Sorceress who changed Odysseus's crew into hogs

  • Cynthia

    Epithet of the Greek moon goddess Artemis

  • Dalia

    Lithuanian goddess of weaving, fate, and childbirth

  • Deirdre

    Tragic character in Irish legend

  • Delia

    Epithet of the Greek moon goddess Artemis

  • Diana

    Roman goddess of the moon, hunting, forests, and childbirth

  • Dione

    Name of an obscure Greek goddess, mother to Aphrodite

  • Dylan

    God or hero associated with the sea in Welsh mythology

  • Elissa

    Another name for Dido, queen of Carthage

  • Eudora

    Name of a nymph in Greek mythology

  • Evadne

    Wife of Capaneus in Greek mythology

  • Finn

    Various namesakes, e.g. Huckleberry Finn

  • Flora

    Roman goddess of flowers and spring

  • Freyja

    Goddess of love, beauty, war, and death in Norse mythology

  • Gaia

    Mother goddess who presided over the earth in Greek mythology

  • Gunnar

    Character in Norse legend

  • Hera

    Wife of Zeus

  • Hestia

    Greek goddess of the hearth and domestic activity

  • Ianthe

    Name of an ocean nymph in Greek mythology

  • Indira

    Various namesakes, e.g. Indira Gandhi

  • Ione

    Name of a sea nymph in Greek mythology

  • Iris

    Greek goddess of the rainbow

  • Isis

    Egyptian goddess of the sky and nature

  • Ismene

    Daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta in Greek legend

  • Jason

    Leader of the Argonauts in Greek mythology

  • Jasper

    One of the wise men in Christian lore

  • Kali

    Hindu goddess, fierce and destructive wife of Shiva

  • Larisa

    4th century Greek martyr

  • Lavinia

    Daughter of King Latinus in Roman Legend

  • Lilith

    Demon of ancient Assyrian myth

  • Lorelei

    Name of a rock headland on the Rhine River

  • Luna

    Roman goddess of the moon

  • Maeve

    Name of a warrior queen in Irish legend

  • Maya

    Mother of the Buddha in Buddhist tradition

  • Mina

    Daughter of the Hindu goddess Usha

  • Niamh

    Daughter of the sea god in Irish legend

  • Oscar

    Various namesakes, e.g. Oscar Wilde

  • Pandora

    First mortal woman in Greek mythology

  • Penelope

    Odysseus's wife

  • Priya

    Daughter of King Daksha in Hindu legend

  • Rhiannon

    Goddess of fertility and the moon in Welsh mythology

  • Selena

    Various namesakes, e.g. singer Selena Quintanilla

  • Seth

    Egyptian god of chaos and the desert

  • Siegfried

    Hero of Germanic legend

  • Tara

    Hindu astral goddess

  • Thalia

    One of the nine Muses in Greek mythology