Unusual Girl Names: 12 great names of 12 great artists
Gender aside, 17th century artist Artemisia Gentileschi is considered to be one of the most accomplished and original of the Italian Baroque painters—and certainly the most important woman artist of early modern Europe. The name Artemisia, obviously derived from Artemis, was also borne by an influential 4th century Queen, and is a botanical plant name.
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on September 30th, 2016 at 9:46 am
I really like Orovida, Elisabetta and Rosalba.
Lilla and Berthe are quite nice too.
on September 30th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Really really loved this collection of names! Loved that it was unknown (or unrecognized) female artists, and also loved the wide variety. Maybe not all of them are ready for a comeback, but I think many are very beautiful.
Great article! 🙂
on September 30th, 2016 at 11:07 am
Usually I love these lists, but of all the names, only one of them appealed to me this time: Artemisia. The rest of them I didn’t really find attractive.
on September 30th, 2016 at 12:33 pm
I’m loving Eulabee and Lilla. Artemisia is always beautiful as well.
on October 1st, 2016 at 8:08 pm
Artemisia, Rosalba Elisabetta are gorgeous. I like Eulabee too, but definitely not as a first name.
on October 2nd, 2016 at 8:27 am
I’m not sure what “BER-the” is supposed to indicate, but Berthe has only one syllable and is pronounced “Bairt” (like the word “bear” with a “T” sound at the end).
on October 2nd, 2016 at 11:08 am
This is an interesting list. I appreciate your highlighting the unusual names of women artists. I have admired the work of Berthe Morisot for many years and thus her name(s) as well. I find Artemisia, Rosalba, and Lilla beautiful as well. I find most of these names so unusual that I would consider using them only as middle names.
on December 11th, 2016 at 6:36 am
I would rather name my child another name but not after artist. But the choice is on everyone. Would like to get baby names, you can check out http://www.suggestbabynames.com/meaning_of_african_girlname_lorato%20(lo-ruh-toh).html
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