Heroine Names from Augusta - Candida

Page 2/9. 82 Heroine names and what they mean, for heroine, hero, idol for females. Listing 6-15.

Augusta 6 .. Ge Wodehouse's foppish hero Bertie Wooster had a terrifying Aunt Augusta, possibly giving the name a slightly intimidating connotation Popular in Britain toward the end of the 19th century .. Augusta is a commonplace (Top 21%) given name, appearing often (Top 25%) as a surname in the US Census. The variations Gussie and Agustina are commonplace as forms of the name. [Agostina, Asta, Augustia, Augustine, Augustyne, .. 12 more]

Ayla 7 .. Literary: Ayla is the heroine of Jean Auel's "Clan of the Cave Bear" series. Very common as a name for babies. See also Alia.

Beatrice 8 .. Literary: beloved heroine of Dante's "Divine Comedy" and of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" .. Usage of Beatrice as a name for girls has trended downward over the years. The forms Bee and Beatris are popular as versions of Beatrice. [Bea, Beah, Beatrica, Beatrisa, Beatrix, .. 19 more]

Becky 9 .. Becky Sharp, heroine of William Thackeray's novel "Vanity Fair". A somewhat rare given name, Becky exists fairly frequently as a surname. See also Beckee. [Becki]

Belle 10 .. Name of one of Disney's most popular heroines .. Usage of Belle as a given name for girls has diminished over time since 1880. The variation Bella is commonplace as a form of this name. [Belinda, Belisse, Bella, Bellina, Belvia, .. 3 more]

Brenda 11 .. Comic strip heroine Brenda Starr. Brenda has declined in popularity as a name for baby girls over the years since 1950. The form Brinda is familiar as a version of the name. [Bren, Brendah, Brendell, Brendie, Brendyl, .. 9 more]

Brett 12 .. Literary: Lady Brett Ashley was Hemingway's heroine in the novel "The Sun Also Rises". Both a feminine and a masculine name. Brett is common (Top 73%) as a feminine name, and it appears commonly (Top 6%) as a last name in the US Census. [Bret, Brettany, Britt, .. 2 more]

Brunhilda 13 .. Heroine of the Siegfried legend made popular by the Ring cycle of operas by Richard Wagner .. Brunhilda is unconventional as a female name. The form Hilde is widely used as a version of Brunhilda. [Brinhild, Brinhilda, Brunhild, Brunnhilda, Brynhild, .. 15 more]

Camilla 14 .. The heroine of Alexandre Dumas's famous play "Camille" was actually named Marguerite (see Camellia) .. A very common choice for a birth name for girls (#364 the past year), Camilla also occurs often as a first name among the female populace according to the US Census. The forms Milly, Kamila, Camille and Cami are commonplace as variations of Camilla. [Cam, Cama, Camela, Camella, Cami, .. 33 more]

Candida 15 .. This may have been inspired by George Bernard Shaw's play "Candida" (1897), which was based on the name of the hero in Voltaire's 1759 novel "Candide", which is the French form .. Candida is a conventional (Top 27%) women's name. The variation Candi is commonly used as a form of Candida. [Candi, Candido, Candy, .. 2 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Heroine names: Augusta, Ayla, Beatrice, Becky, Belle, Brenda, Camilla, Candida

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