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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 .. 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 ..
Ayla .. Literary: Ayla is the heroine of Jean Auel's "Clan of the Cave Bear" series.
Beatrice .. Literary: beloved heroine of Dante's "Divine Comedy" and of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" ..
Becky .. Becky Sharp, heroine of William Thackeray's novel "Vanity Fair".
Belle .. Name of one of Disney's most popular heroines ..
Brenda .. Comic strip heroine Brenda Starr.
Brett .. Literary: Lady Brett Ashley was Hemingway's heroine in the novel "The Sun Also Rises".
Brunhilda .. Heroine of the Siegfried legend made popular by the Ring cycle of operas by Richard Wagner ..
Camilla .. The heroine of Alexandre Dumas's famous play "Camille" was actually named Marguerite (see Camellia) ..
Candida .. 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 ..
Augusta, Beatrice, Becky, Belle, Brenda, Brett, Camilla and Candida are commonly used names, while Ayla and Brunhilda are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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