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Page 2/2. 34 Sister names and what they mean, for sister for baby girls, listing 21-34.
Morgan .. The given meanings suggest the magical machinations of King Arthur's jealous sister, Morgan le Fay ..
Parthenope .. The name was also borne by Florence Nightingale's sister.
Philomela .. Greek mythology: Philomela is a princess who, after becoming involved in a bloody and vengeful love triangle with her sister and brother-in-law, is transformed into a nightingale, a bird famous for its musical call.
Pleiade .. Astronomy name: Pléiade is the group of stars called the "Seven Sisters" and named after the seven sisters in Greek mythology, the daughters of Atlas and Pleione.
Selena .. Mythology: Selena was the moon goddess, sister to Helios, the sun, and companion to the names Diana and Cynthia ..
Sissy .. Also a common nickname for a sister ..
Soraya .. In Greek mythology they are the Seven Sisters, daughters of Atlas ..
Suellen .. Margaret Mitchell gave the name to one of the Scarlett O'Hara's sisters in the novel "Gone With the Wind".
Tamara .. Biblical: Tamar was a daughter of King David and sister to Absalom ..
Teresa .. Mother Teresa founded an order of nuns, the Missionaries of Charity, whose sisters help people in need around the world ..
Tigris .. According to legend, Saint Patrick had a sister named Tigris ..
Tirzah .. In the movie "Ben Hur", Juda's sister was named Tirzah.
Unity .. Unity Mitford, one of the famous English Mitford sisters.
Usha .. Mythology: daughter of heaven, sister of night.
Morgan, Selena, Soraya, Suellen, Tamara, Teresa and Usha are commonly used names, while Parthenope, Philomela, Pleiade, Sissy, Tigris, Tirzah and Unity are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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