Baby Names, Baby Name Meanings

Heroine Names

65 Heroine names that mean heroine for girls, listing Heroine baby names 21-40. Clelia, Consuelo, Cora, Dorothy, Flora, Frankie, Gabrielle, Giselle, Hester, Holly, Isabel, Janice and Joan are popular names. Cressida, Desdemona, Gavrila, Halfrida, Imogen, Jemima and Jerusha are uncommon names. View Heroine baby names below for name meanings.


Clelia ... A feisty heroine from legendary Roman history who after having been given by the Romans to the Etruscans as a hostage ... [1]

Consuelo ... The heroine, a gypsy ... [6]

Cora ... An invented name coined by American writer James Fenimore Cooper for the dark-haired heroine in "The Last of the Mohicans" (1826) ... [58]

Cressida ... Cressida is the heroine and Trojan princess of the tale "Troilus and Cressida" that has been told by Boccaccio, Chaucer, and Shakespeare ... [2]

Desdemona ... Desdemona is the beautiful, innocent heroine ... [1]

Dorothy ... the heroine of Frank Baum's "The Wonderful World of Oz" ... [40]

Flora ... In 1746 Scottish heroine Flora Macdonald helped Bonnie Prince Charlie escape the English ... [31]

Frankie ... It is most famous as the name of the heroine of "The Ballad of Frankie and Johnny".

Gabrielle ... "Heroine of God." ... [26]

Gavrila Variant of Gabrielle (Hebrew) "heroine of God". [3]

Giselle ... Name of a famous 19th-century ballet whose heroine is a peasant girl ... [10]

Halfrida ... "Peaceful heroine; peaceful home."

Hester ... Hester Prynne is the much put-upon heroine of Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel "The Scarlett Letter". [4]

Holly ... Holly Golightly is the heroine in Truman Capote's nove "Breakfast at Tiffany's" ... [7]

Imogen ... 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" ... [7]

Isabel ... Henry James named the heroine of his "Portrait of a Lady" Isabel Archer ... [43]

Janice ... Probably first coined as the name of the heroine of the novel "Janice Meredith" (1899) by Paul Leicester Ford ... [19]

Jemima ... and Beatrix Potter's foolish heroine in "Jemima Puddleduck". [8]

Jerusha ... James Michener used the name for the missionary heroine in his novel "Hawaii". [3]

Joan ... as well as a religious heroine ... [6]

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Popularity of Heroine names: Consuelo, Cora, Dorothy, Flora, Frankie, Gabrielle, Giselle, Hester, Holly, ImogenPopularity of Heroine names: Isabel, Janice, Jemima, JoanComparison of popularity of Heroine names (page 2).

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