|List A - Z | Top 1000 | Random | Origins|
Page 2/5. 85 Queen names and what they mean, for queen for baby girls, listing 21-40. Christina, Cleopatra, Cynthia, Eleanor, Elissa, Elizabeth, Ena, Fabiola, Frederica and Gloria are commonly used names, while Cliona, Cyrene, Daenerys, Dido, Empress, Gaynor, Guinevere, Hadassah, Hedda and Hera are rare in comparison.
Cleopatra .. From Kleopatra, derived from "kleo" and "pater", and the name of many queens in the Ptolemaic royal family of Egypt (just as Berenice was), the most famous of whom was retold by Shakespeare in "Anthony and Cleopatra" (1606) ..
Cliona .. In later tradition she becomes a fairy queen, honored at Cliodhna "Cliona's Rock", Cork.
Cynthia .. The English given name was not used in the Middle Ages, but was used in the 16rh century by poets who used Cynthia as a title for Queen Elizabeth I, as Artemis was a virgin goddess of virtue and Elizabeth wanted to emphasize her role as Virgin Queen ..
Cyrene .. "Sovereign queen." ..
Daenerys .. Character name of a queen known as the "Mother of Dragons" from the TV series "Game of Thrones".
Dido .. Literary: in Virgil's "Aeneid", the queen of Carthage who falls in love with the wandering Aeneas ..
Eleanor .. Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine (12th century) was heiress to a large part of France, wife of two kings and mother of two more (Richard the Lionhearted and John) ..
Elizabeth .. The usual English spelling of Elisabeth, which was the usual form until the 16th-century reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England, whose popularity made the "z" spelling more common ever since ..
Empress Title which ranks even higher than the queen, used as a name.
Ena .. The name became popular because of Queen Victoria's granddaughter Princess Ena, who had her name misread by the minister who baptised her ..
Fabiola .. Queen Fabiola of Belgium was a Spanish princess.
Gaynor .. Medieval form of the name of Arthur's queen, Guinevere.
Hadassah .. Biblical: the Persian Queen Esther's Hebrew name.
Hera .. "Queen." Mythology: Hera (Juno to the Romans) was the Greek Queen of Heaven, wife of Zeus ..
3 remaining pages of 45 names. Go to the next page >> for more baby names from Hippolyta to Niobe.
© 2014 Think Baby Names
Home - About - Terms - Privacy - Contact