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Page 1/3. 57 Lady names and what they mean, for lady for baby girls, listing 1-20.
Abigail .. She referred to herself as David's "handmaid", and her name became widely used as a term for a lady's maid ..
Altagracia .. Also commemorates the feast of "Our Lady of Altagracia".
Artemis .. Name of the granddaughter of Lady Diana Cooper, perhaps as a tribute to the grandmother ..
Barbara .. First Lady Barbara Bush.
Beibhinn .. (Irish, Gaelic) "White or fair lady." ..
Betty .. First Lady Betty Ford.
Bibi .. (Farsi, Persian) "Lady of the house." ..
Brett .. Literary: Lady Brett Ashley was Hemingway's heroine in the novel "The Sun Also Rises".
Carmel .. The monastery was dedicated to the Virgin Mary and Carmel became one of the names taken from Marian titles (see also Dolores and Mercedes), in this case "Our Lady of Carmel" ..
Clarissa .. Latin version of Clarice occasionally found in medieval documents and made famous by Samuel Richardson's novel "Clarissa", also known as "the History of a Young Lady" (1748).
Consuelo .. From the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Seņora del Consuelo, meaning "Our Lady of Consolation" ..
Dolly .. American First Lady Dolley Madison ..
Domina .. (Latin) "Lady."
Dona .. (Spanish) "Lady." ..
Donna .. (Italian) "Lady." The original meaning is closer to "lady of the home" ..
Dulce .. Dulcinea (dool-see-NAY-ah) was a name created by Cervantes's "Don Quixote" for his idealised lady.
Eleanor .. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt ..
Eliza .. Literary: name of the escaping slave in "Uncle Tom's Cabin", and Cockney flower girl Eliza Dolittle in "My Fair Lady" ..
Esyllt .. (Welsh) "Fair lady." ..
Abigail, Adelaide, Altagracia, Barbara, Betty, Bibi, Brett, Carmel, Clarissa, Consuelo, Dolly, Dona, Donna, Dulce, Eleanor and Eliza are commonly used names, while Artemis, Beibhinn, Domina and Esyllt are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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