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Page 1/2. 33 Maiden names and what they mean, for maiden for baby girls, listing 1-20. Camilla, Cora, Corinna, Corinne and Justine are commonly used names, while Aluma, Arachne, Arwen, Atalanta, Azra, Berdine, Berengaria, Bertilde, Brunhilda, Cassiopeia, Chorine, Cyrene, Ermintrude, Imogen and Io are rare in comparison.
Aluma .. "Maiden."
Arachne .. Greek mythology: a young maiden who challenged the goddess Athena to a weaving contest and was turned into a spider for offending her ..
Arwen .. Literary: an elf maiden in Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings", where in the elven language, Arwen means "noble woman".
Atalanta .. Greek mythology: Atalanta was an athletic young maiden huntress who refused to marry any man who couldn't beat her in a foot race ..
Azra .. "Maiden."
Berdine .. "Bright or glowing maiden."
Berengaria .. "Maiden of the bear-spear." ..
Bertilde .. "Bright warrior maiden."
Camilla .. Literary: Camilla was the name of a warrior maiden, Queen of the Volscians, who fought in the army of Aeneas in Roman poet Virgil's "Aeneid" ..
Cassiopeia .. Greek mythology: Cassiopeia was an Ethiopian queen, the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda, the maiden who was chained to a rock and rescued by Perseus ..
Chorine .. "Maiden." ..
Cyrene .. Mythology: Kyrene was a maiden-huntress and princess loved by Apollo ..
Ermintrude .. From erm(em) or irm(en) "entire, universal", found in Emma, and traut "beloved" or thruth "strength" Also possibly derived from Ermen trut meaning "Ermen's maiden", referring to Ermen the Germanic god of war.
Io Greek mythology: Io was a maiden who caught Zeus' eye, and was transformed into a cow to elude him.
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