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3 Heroic names and what they mean, for heroic for baby girls, listing 1-3.
Boadicea Name of a heroic queen of early Britain, who led a massive army against Roman invaders ..
Eroica .. (Italian) "Heroic." ..
Jael .. Biblical: Jael was a heroic woman who killed the Canaanite captain Sisera.
Boadicea, Eroica and Jael are rare names. (2000 U.S. Census)
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Assunta .. The feast of the Assumption is celebrated on August 15 ..
Bertha .. A German cannon used in World War I was nicknamed "Big Bertha" after Bertha Krupp, daughter of the family that manufactured the weapon.
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" ..
Bernadette .. (French, Old German) "Strong, brave bear." ..
Clio .. Calliope (epic poetry), Terpsichore (choral song and dance), and Thalis (comedy) have survived as given names ..
Anthea .. Used in the classical period as a byname of the goddess Hera at Argos, but as a modern given name, it was reinvented by English 17th-century poets to symbolize spring.
Riley .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Courageous." ..
Elma .. (Old German) "Determined protector." ..
Aaricia .. (Scandinavian) "Proud, distinguished and noble princess."
Lauda .. Also a medieval Italian form of dramatic song.
Alta .. (Latin) "High, elevated." ..
Emina .. (Latin) "Eminent."
Armida .. First used in the 16th century by Italian poet Torquato Tasso for a character in an epic poem "Gerusalemme Liberata", meaning "Jerusalem Liberated".
Ali .. (Arabic) "Exalted." ..
Saffron .. This usage was mocked in the comic TV series "Absolutely Fabulous" ..
Adelma .. (German) "Noble, famous." ..
Bronte .. Proinnteach is a personal name meaning "bestower", originally being used to denote a generous person ..
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