We’ve looked at Zodiac baby names for boys, now here are the traits associated with each sign and related names, this time aimed at girls.
Aries is the sign associated with fire, Mars, and the ram. People born under this sign are courageous, energetic, willful, commanding, leading, competitive, and protective, and often lead when following would be a better course of action. Here are some names related to those attributes.
Anala – fire – A pretty and unusual name that starts with the popular first initial A.
Fiammetta – fire – Right in line with the longer, princessy names that seem to be getting popular these days.
Comfort – One of the positive word names used by early Puritans
Aria – song, melody, air – Perfect for music lovers, this name has now risen up to Number 31.
Farzana – intelligent – A very exotic name, with Zana as a fabulous nickname.
A water sign, the crab, ruled by the Moon. Cancer people tend to be emotional, group and family oriented, seek security, and are deep, mysterious, gentle, and loyal.
Myrna – gentle, beloved – An old Irish name that has yet to be revived.
A fire sign, the lion, ruled by the sun. Leos are generous, organized, protective, beautiful, and proud.
Leona – lion – I love this sweet and simple name, which returned to the Top 1000 in 2009
An earth sign, the maiden, ruled by Mercury. Virgos are particular, logical, practical, dutiful, calm, and critical.
Serenity – This one on my own baby list, it’s a lovely word name, calm and pretty.
Valterra – of the strong earth – Unique but easily pronounced, with a great meaning and good nicknames.
Virginia – virgin – A timeless classic, one with Queenly connections.
An air sign, the scales, ruled by Venus. They are balanced, seek beauty, have a sense of justice, and love harmony.
Harmony – I know a little girl just born with this name. I think it’s a lovely addition to the word name database.
A water sign, the scorpion, ruled by Pluto. They are passionate, exacting, love extremes, combative, reflective.
Ondine – water sprite – Simple and elegant. I love the O at the beginning.
Scorpia – As I said in the last post, I know a girl named Scorpia, so it definitely can work as an out-of-the-box sort of name.
Talula – leaping water – More frequently spelled Tallulah, this is a celebrity fave, chosen first by Demi Moore and Bruce Willis for their now-grown daughter. I think it’s lovely, especially with the sweet nickname Lula.
A fire sign, the centaur, ruled by Jupiter. They are happy, absent minded, creative, adventurous.
Felicia – lucky, happy, successful – This name is no longer in style, but it’s lovely and well worth still considereing.
An earth sign, the goat, ruled by Saturn. They are timeless, driven, calculating, ambitious, and serious.
Avani – the good earth – A very pretty but unusual name, with the popular Av-beginning.
Zola – lump of earth – This has a cool, exotic sound, and also literary cred.
An air sign, the water bearer, ruled by Uranus. They are forward thinking, communicative, people oriented, stubborn, generous, and dedicated.
Brisa – wind, breeze – Short, sweet, and pretty.
Imma – water pourer – A perfect name for a water-bearer sign.
Water sign, the fish, ruled by Neptune. They are likeable, energetic, passionate, sensitive, secretive, and kind.