14 Hero names that mean hero for girls, listing Hero baby names 1-14. Augusta, Candida, Courtney, Hayley, Hildegarde, Jerica, Joan and Laura are popular names. Ceridwen, Phaedra, Ulyssa, Valkyrie, Varina and Yancey are uncommon names. View Hero baby names for name meanings, search Hero names for boys, or search other baby names.
Augusta ... Wodehouse's foppish hero Bertie Wooster had a terrifying Aunt Augusta ... 
Candida ... which was based on the name of the hero in Voltaire's 1759 novel "Candide" ... 
Ceridwen ... Also supposedly the name of the mother of the legendary sixth-century Welsh hero Taliesin. 
Courtney ... which was the nickname of a famous hero from a medieval story who lost the tip of his nose in battle ... 
Hayley ... Place name. May possibly be from the Norse word "haela", meaning "hero" ... 
Hildegarde ... Scandinavian mythology: Hildegard was a Valkyrie sent by Odin to escort battle heroes to Valhalla ... 
Jerica ... Author Jean Auel used Jerika as the name of the hero's sister in the "Clan of the Cave Bear" series. 
Joan ... is portrayed as a national and political hero ... 
Laura ... a crown was made from the leaves of the bay laurel for heroes or victors as a symbol of honor and victory ... 
Phaedra ... who was married to the hero Theseus and fell in love with her stepson Hippolytus ... 
Ulyssa ... name of the far-traveling hero of Homer's "Odyssey". 
Valkyrie ... Mythology: the attendants of Odin who guide the heroes slain in battle to the feasting hall on Valhalla. 
Varina ... hero of the Confederacy. 
Yancey ... The hero in Edna Ferber's novel "Cimarron" was named Yancey ... 
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