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Page 1/6. 111 Daughter names and what they mean, for daughter for baby girls, listing 1-20.
Adanna .. (Nigerian) "Her father's daughter."
Adela .. Latinate form of Adele, which is from the French Adèle, an ancient name popular in medieval Europe because of the fame of a seventh-century saint, a daughter of the Frankish king Dagobert II .. Also the name of William the Conqueror's youngest daughter (11th century) ..
Alice .. Made famous by the heroine in Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1865) and "Through the Looking Glass" (1872), who was based on his child friend Alice Lidell, daughter of the Dean of Christ Church, Oxford ..
Allegra .. May have been originally coined as the name of Byron's illegitimate daughter in the 19th century ..
Alpha .. May be used for a firstborn daughter.
Amy .. Mythology: wife of King Latinus, whose daughter Lavinia married Aeneas and according to the "Aeneid", became the mother of the Roman people ..
Anastasia .. The name of one of the daughters of Nicholas II, the last Russian czar, who supposedly survived the massacre of the royal family, and a film was based on this story (1956) ..
Andromeda .. Greek mythology: an Ethiopian princess, the daughter of Cassiopeia, was chained to a rock as a sacrifice to a sea monster until Perseus rescued her ..
Annamaria .. The popularity of this blend may originate in Roman Catholic veneration of Saint Anne and Saint Mary, mother and daughter.
Antigone .. Mythology: the daughter of Oedipus.
Arena .. 19th-century Americans may have named their daughters Arena as homage to Christian martyrs who were killed in the arenas of ancient Rome.
Ariadne .. Mythology: Ariadne, daughter of Cretan king Minos, helped Theseus escape from the Cretan labyrinth ..
Arianwen .. Name of one of the daughters of Brychan, a semi-legendary Welsh chieftain (fifth century).
Bader .. Lucy Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon Baines Johnson, had a bridesmaid with this name.
Bat .. (Hebrew) "Daughter." ..
Bathsheba .. (Hebrew) "Daughter of oath." ..
Batya .. (Hebrew) "Daughter of God."
Beatrice .. Queen Victoria named one of her daughters Beatrice ..
Bertha .. A German cannon used in World War I was nicknamed "Big Bertha" after Bertha Krupp, daughter of the family that manufactured the weapon.
Beth .. Literary: Louisa May Alcott gave the name to the sweet, gentle and most beloved of the four daughters in "Little Women".
Adela, Alice, Allegra, Alpha, Amy, Anastasia, Annamaria, Beatrice, Bertha and Beth are commonly used names, while Adanna, Andromeda, Antigone, Arena, Ariadne, Arianwen, Bader, Bat, Bathsheba and Batya are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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