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 .. Fairly unusual as a birth name, occurring somewhat frequently as a surname. The forms Gussie and Agustina are familiar as variations of Augusta. [Agostina, Asta, Augustia, Augustine, Augustyne, .. 12 more]

Ayla 7 .. Literary: Ayla is the heroine of Jean Auel's "Clan of the Cave Bear" series. The name Ayla has surged in popularity as a given name over the years. See also Ali.

Beatrice 8 .. Literary: beloved heroine of Dante's "Divine Comedy" and of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" .. Significantly used as a name for girls (#601 in 2014), and also occurring somewhat regularly as a last name. The forms Bebe and Bea are generally used as versions of Beatrice. [Bea, Beah, Beatrica, Beatrisa, Beatrix, .. 19 more]

Becky 9 .. Becky Sharp, heroine of William Thackeray's novel "Vanity Fair". Somewhat unique as a baby name, existing fairly frequently as a surname. See also Beckey. [Becki]

Belle 10 .. Name of one of Disney's most popular heroines .. Fairly unusual as a given name, occurring more frequently as a surname. The form Bell is familiar as a variation of Belle. [Belinda, Belisse, Bella, Bellina, Belvia, .. 3 more]

Brenda 11 .. Comic strip heroine Brenda Starr. Usage of the name Brenda as a given name has declined over the years. The variation Brinda is commonplace as a variant form 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. A birth name that is only scarcely used, Brett occurs more frequently as a surname. [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 intermittently used as a given name. The variation Hilde is widely used as a form of the name. [Brinhild, Brinhilda, Brunhild, Brunnhilda, Brynhild, .. 15 more]

Camilla 14 .. The heroine of Alexandre Dumas's famous play "Camille" was actually named Marguerite (see Camellia) .. Very prominent given name (#364 the previous year), and occurring frequently as a first name among women in the community according to the US Census. The forms Kamille, Cammie, Camila and Camelia are familiar 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 has fallen off in favor as a girls' name over time. The variation Candie is widely used as a form of the name. [Candi, Candido, Candy, .. 2 more]

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