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10 Brave names and what they mean, for brave for baby girls, listing 1-10. Here is the list of Brave names for boys.


Bernadette .. (French, Old German) "Strong, brave bear." ..
[Benadette, Bennie, Benny, Bera, Beradette, .. 27 more]

Conradine .. (Old German) "Brave counsel." ..
[Connee, Connie, Conny, Conrada, Conradeen, .. 1 more]

Ealga .. (Irish) "Noble, brave." ..

Ebba .. (Old German, Old English) "Brave, strong boar." ..
[Ebbe]

Enid .. Literary: the name was revived in the 19th century by Tennyson's "Idylls of the King", which contains the story of the knight Geraint and his meek but brave wife Enid ..
[Eanid, Ened, Enedd, Enedina, Eneida, .. 3 more]

Gerardine .. (Old English) "Spear brave." ..
[Gerarda, Gerardina, Gerardyne, Gererdina, Gerrardene]

Maia .. Also (Maori) "brave warrior" ..
[Maaja, Maiah, Maj, Maja, May, .. 6 more]

Millicent .. (Old French) "Brave strength." ..
[Lissa, Mel, Melicent, Melisanda, Melisande, .. 11 more]

Valora .. (Latin) "Brave, courageous." ..
[Vallora, Valoria, Valorie, Valory, Valorya, .. 2 more]

Vondra .. (Czechoslovakian) "Brave." ..
[Vonni, Vonnie]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brave names: Bernadette, Ebba, Enid, Maia, Millicent

Bernadette, Enid, Maia and Millicent are commonly used names, while Conradine, Ealga, Ebba, Gerardine, Valora and Vondra are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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Brisa .. Short form of the Spanish name Briseida, from Briseis, the Greek name of the woman loved by Achilles in Homer's "Iliad".
[Breezy, Briseida, Briseis, Brisha, Brisia, .. 3 more]

Clarice .. It was borne by a character who appears in some versions of the medieval romances of Roland and other paladins of Charlemagne.
[Claressa, Claris, Clarisa, Clarise, Clarisse, .. 10 more]

Delilah .. Biblical: the woman who beguiled Samson into revealing the secret of his superhuman strength.
[Dalila, Delila, Lila, Lilah]

Ayla .. Literary: Ayla is the heroine of Jean Auel's "Clan of the Cave Bear" series.

Kendra .. Also possibly from the Gaelic name Mac Eanraig meaning "son of Henry", or the Old English names Ceneric meaning "bold power", and Cyneric meaning "royal power" ..
[Kandra, Kena, Kenda, Kendrah, Kendrea, .. 15 more]

Jezebel .. It was used as a term for a "painted lady" or a brazen hussy by Bette Davis in the film "Jezebel".
[Jessabell, Jetzabel, Jezabel, Jezabella, Jezebelle, .. 3 more]

Bronwyn .. (Welsh) "Fair, blessed breast."
[Bronia, Bronnie, Bronny, Bronwen, Bronwin, .. 2 more]

Aki .. (Japanese) "Bright."

Brooke .. Actress Brooke Shields has made the English surname familiar as a girl's given name today .. Actress Brooke Adams .. Philanthropist Brooke Astor.
[Brook, Brookelle, Brookie, Brooklyn, .. , .. 3 more]

Fortune .. Mythology: the Roman goddess of fortune, chance, and happiness ..
[Fortuna, Fortunata]

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