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Page 2/4. 67 Heroine names and what they mean, for heroine for baby girls, listing 21-40. Clelia, Consuelo, Cora, Dorothy, Flora, Frankie, Gabrielle, Giselle, Hester, Holly, Isabel and Janice are commonly used names, while Cressida, Desdemona, Eluned, Eurfron, Gavrila, Halfrida, Imogen and Jemima are rare in comparison.

Clelia .. A feisty heroine from legendary Roman history who after having been given by the Romans to the Etruscans as a hostage, escaped by swimming the River Tiber back to Rome ..

Consuelo .. The heroine, a gypsy, became a successful opera singer.
[Chela, Chelo, Connie, Consolata, Consuela, .. 1 more]

Cora .. An invented name coined by American writer James Fenimore Cooper for the dark-haired heroine in "The Last of the Mohicans" (1826) ..
[Corabel, Corabella, Corabelle, Corabellita, Corabeth, .. 53 more]

Cressida .. Cressida is the heroine and Trojan princess of the tale "Troilus and Cressida" that has been told by Boccaccio, Chaucer, and Shakespeare ..
[Cressa, Cressy]

Desdemona .. Literary: in Shakespeare's "Othello", Desdemona is the beautiful, innocent heroine, wrongly accused of adultery by her husband.

Dorothy .. Literary: the heroine of Frank Baum's "The Wonderful World of Oz", published in 1900 ..
[Dasha, Dasya, Dodie, Dody, Doe, .. 35 more]

Eluned .. Literary: Lunete is the form used by French writer Chrétien de Troyes for his heroine of one of his Arthurian stories, and from this the name became the form Lynette ..
[Elined, Eiluned, Lanet, Lanette, Linet, .. 6 more]

Eurfron .. The legendary Tegau Eurfron was a Cymric heroine praised by the ancient bards for her chastity.

Flora .. In 1746 Scottish heroine Flora Macdonald helped Bonnie Prince Charlie escape the English ..
[Fiora, Fiordenni, Fiore, Fiorella, Fiori, .. 26 more]

Frankie .. It is most famous as the name of the heroine of "The Ballad of Frankie and Johnny".

Gabrielle .. "Heroine of God." ..
[Brielle, Gabbe, Gabbi, Gabbie, Gabi, .. 21 more]

Gavrila Variant of Gabrielle (Hebrew) "heroine of God".
[Gavrilla, Gavryla, Gavrylla]

Giselle .. Name of a famous 19th-century ballet whose heroine is a peasant girl ..
[Ghisele, Ghisella, Gisela, Giselda, Gisele, .. 5 more]

Halfrida .. "Peaceful heroine."

Hester .. Literary: Hester Prynne is the much put-upon heroine of Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel "The Scarlett Letter".
[Hesther, Hestia, Hettie, Hetty]

Holly .. Holly Golightly is the heroine in Truman Capote's nove "Breakfast at Tiffany's", which was made into a film in 1961, starring Audrey Hepburn ..
[Hollee, Holleigh, Holley, Holli, Hollie, .. 2 more]

Imogen .. Literary: the name has connotations of the perfect heroine as used in Shakespeare's play "Cymbeline" and Sir Walter Scott's novel "The Heart of Midlothian" ..
[Emogen, Emogene, Imogene, Imogenia, Imogine, .. 2 more]

Isabel .. Literary: Henry James named the heroine of his "Portrait of a Lady" Isabel Archer ..
[Bel, Belia, Belicia, Belita, Bell, .. 38 more]

Janice .. Probably first coined as the name of the heroine of the novel "Janice Meredith" (1899) by Paul Leicester Ford ..
[Janeece, Janess, Janessa, Janesse, Janessia, .. 14 more]

Jemima .. It is now also familiar because of the "Aunt Jemima" brand name for pancake mix and syrup, and Beatrix Potter's foolish heroine in "Jemima Puddleduck".
[Jamina, Jemimah, Jeminah, Jemmimah, Jemmie, .. 3 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Heroine names: Consuelo, Cora, Dorothy, Flora, Frankie, Gabrielle, Giselle, Hester, Holly, Imogen

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Heroine names: Isabel, Janice, Jemima

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