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.

  • Indira

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Indira might have a more modern, exotic feel were it not for the somewhat middle-aged image of longtime Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi. Read More 

  • Isadora

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Why is Isabella megapopular while Isadora goes virtually ignored? Too close a tie with tragic modern dancer Isadora Duncan (born Angela Isadora), who was done in by her long flowing scarf,... Read More 

  • Josephine

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    With its large measure of class and character and a gently offbeat quality, plus an intriguing number of vivacious nicknames, it's no wonder Josephine is a Nameberry favorite and climbing up the... Read More 

  • Juno

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Juno is an ancient name that feels as fresh as if it had been minted — well, not yesterday, but in 2007. Since the release of the popular indie film Juno, this lively but strong... Read More 

  • Louisa

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Louisa, a quaint vintage name, is an example of the idea that these days, old-style girls' names are more fashionable when they end with an a rather than with an e, as in... Read More 

  • Matilda

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The comeback of this sweet vintage name has been prompted by a boomlet of starbaby Matildas, beginning with chef Gordon Ramsey's in 2002 and Moon Unit Zappa's two years later. But the renaissance... Read More 

  • Maya

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Maya, which has an exotic, almost mystical image, has been steadily climbing in popularity, and is now firmly in the Top 75.

    In addition to being the name of a Central American... Read More 

  • Moana

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This Maori name, often heard in New Zealand, is an exotic, evocative choice for a sea lover. Moana is a Polynesian sea god and was also an alternate name for the heroine Ofelia in Pan's... Read More 

  • Portia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Portia is a perfect role-model name, relating to Shakespeare's brilliant and spirited lawyer in The Merchant of Venice, and is now also a Hunger Games name .

    Another... Read More 

  • Rosa

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    As sweet-smelling as Rose but with an international flavour, Rosa is one of the most classic Portuguese, Spanish and Italian names, which is also favored by upper-class Brits, having an ample... Read More 

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