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19 War names and what they mean, for war for baby girls, listing 1-19. Here is the list of War names for boys.
Alala .. (Greek) "War-like." Greek mythology: the sister of Ares, the god of war.
Anatolia .. A region of Turkey, where the ancient city of Troy, site of the legendary Trojan War, was.
Athena .. Mythology: the virgin goddess of wisdom and war, identified with the Roman goddess Minerva ..
Bertha .. A German cannon used in World War I was nicknamed "Big Bertha" after Bertha Krupp, daughter of the family that manufactured the weapon.
Brianda .. During the ancient religious wars of Christianity, the name travelled to Spain ..
Eris .. Mythology: goddess of discord and destruction, and sister of Ares the god of war.
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.
Helen .. Mythology: the abduction of Zeus's mortal daughter, Helen of Troy, resulted in the Trojan War ..
Iphigenia .. Her father sacrificed her to gain advantage in the Trojan war, though in most versions of the story, she is saved by Artemis ..
Kelly .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Strife, war." ..
Kimberly .. Masculine use of the name can be traced back to the Boer War, when English soldiers were fighting in the South African town of Kimberley ..
Leah .. The fictional Princess Leia of "Star Wars" fame has made Leia familiar as a given name ..
Marcella .. Mythology: Mars, the Roman god of fertility, for whom the spring calendar month March was named, came to be identified with the Greek god Ares, god of war ..
Marcia .. Mars was the Roman god of war, known to the Greeks as Ares ..
Padme .. Name of a fictional "Star Wars" princess, Padme Amidala.
Shiloh .. Shiloh is also the site of a crucial battle in the American Civil War ..
Vigdis .. (Old Norse) "War goddess."
Viveca .. (Scandinavian, Old German) "War fortress." ..
Wyetta Feminine of Wyatt (Old English) "war strength".
Athena, Bertha, Helen, Kelly, Kimberly, Leah, Marcella, Marcia and Shiloh are commonly used names, while Alala, Anatolia, Brianda, Eris, Ermintrude, Iphigenia, Padme, Vigdis, Viveca and Wyetta are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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