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Epic Names

(See: Mythology Names, Legendary Names, Poetic Names)

8 Epic names and what they mean, for epic for baby girls, listing 1-8. Here is the list of Mythology names for boys.


Armida .. First used in the 16th century by Italian poet Torquato Tasso for a character in an epic poem "Gerusalemme Liberata", meaning "Jerusalem Liberated".
[Arminda]

Calliope .. Mythology: the muse of epic poetry ..
[Callia, Callyope, Kalliope]

Carissa .. Used by Edmund Spencer in his epic 1590 poem "The Faerie Queene".
[Caresa, Caressa, Caris, Carisa, Carrisa, .. 5 more]

Clio .. Calliope (epic poetry), Terpsichore (choral song and dance), and Thalis (comedy) have survived as given names ..
[Cleo, Klio]

Kalliope .. Mythology: Calliope is the muse of epic poetry.
[Kallyope]

Meadhbh .. It was borne by the Queen of Connacht in the Irish epic Táin Bó Cuailnge.

Tristana .. The tale has been told in an epic poem by Tennyson and an opera by Wagner.
[Tristen, Tristenna]

Una .. It was used by Edmund Spenser in his 16th-century epic poem "The Faerie Queen", where the heroine of the first book is Una ..
[Euna, Oona, Oonagh, Unagh, Unah, .. 1 more]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Epic names: Armida, Carissa, Una

Armida, Carissa and Una are commonly used names, while Calliope, Clio, Kalliope, Meadhbh and Tristana are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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