Heroine Baby Names

Great heroines of history, past or present, real or fictional, from politics or the arts, may provide the perfect inspiration If you want to give your little girl a strong names. For more Strong Baby Girl Names, consult this list of names that mean strong or powerful.

  • Frida

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The dynamic personality and paintings of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo have inspired growing numbers of parents to resurrect this form of the name. It does much better in certain European countries,... Read More 

  • Georgia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Georgia is so rich, lush and luscious, it's almost irresistible. Georgia's now a rising star among the feminizations of George, helped by associations with the southern state (named for British... Read More 

  • Gloria

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Gloria is beginning to move beyond its de-glamorized Grandma image, most recently thanks to glamorous young Hollywood parents Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard, who chose it for their second... Read More 

  • Grace

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Grace returned to the Top 20 in 2015 after three years hovering just below. Who would have thought such a simple and pure virtue name as Grace, which originally referred to divine grace, could... Read More 

  • Harlow

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Jean Harlow (born Harlean Carpenter), the original platinum blonde bombshell, was a symbol of 1930s glamour, a factor that first Patricia Arquette and then Nicole Richie and Joel Madden probably... Read More 

  • Harper

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Harper is a red hot name for girls, having jumped from obscurity to near the top of the popularity list in less than a decade; it entered the top 10 for the first time in 2015. Harper is a prime... Read More 

  • Hero

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Despite the possibility of gender confusion, the Hero in Greek myth was a woman. Myleene Klass got that when she chose Hero for her daughter, and Sam Taylor-Wood and Aaron Johnson used it as their... Read More 

  • Hester

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The disgraced heroine of The Scarlet Letter's name, after long neglect, just might have a chance at revival, following in the wake of sister-name Esther. We've characterized her elsewhere... Read More 

  • Hillary

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Hillary is a lovely name that, for the moment at least, is tightly bound to an individual with a strong image: Hillary Clinton. Whatever your feelings about Mrs. Clinton, her fame now dominates... Read More 

  • Ida

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Many vowel names stylish a century ago are coming back, and Ida seems like a possible, logical successor to Ada and Ava.

    A century ago, Ida was considered "sweet as apple cider," and... Read More 

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