Badass Princess Names
Meaning:"gift of God"
Description:This intriguing name of an ancient Etruscan queen renowned for her prophetic powers was long associated with the prima ballerina Tanaquil LeClerq.
Description:More intriguing than the more familiar form Nerida, this name is perfect for a beach baby, or a baby born under a water sign.
Origin:Feminine variation of Augustus, Latin
Meaning:"the exalted one"
Description:While Augusta is the more traditional feminine form of the name, tacking on the -ina ending makes Augustina more feminine and contemporary sounding.
Origin:Roman and Italian feminine variation of Petronius
Description:Petronilla is an ancient saint's name that relates to the Roman family name Petronius, thought to mean yokel, though some connect it with Petra or Peter, meaning stone. With the resurgence of so many ancient Roman names, the elaborate and pretty Petronilla or its French form Petronille seem more usable these days than they have in centuries.