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6 Sir names and what they mean, for sir for baby girls, listing 1-6.
Barrie .. Possibly influenced by the fame of Sir James Barrie, author of "Peter Pan" ..
Belinda .. It was used by Sir John Vanbrugh for a character in his comedy "The Provok'd Wife" (1697) and by Alexander Pope for the society beauty in his poem "The Rape of the Lock" (1712) ..
Charmian .. He took it from Sir Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's "Parallel" ..
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" ..
Lynette .. In the Arthurian tales, Lynette accompanied Sir Gareth on a knightly quest.
Rowena .. Rowena was the name of one of the two heroines in Sir Walter Scott's novel "Ivanhoe" (19th century).
Barrie, Belinda, Lynette and Rowena are commonly used names, while Charmian and Imogen are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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