32 Women's Names and the Beautiful Meanings Behind Them

32 Women's Names and the Beautiful Meanings Behind Them

Our names are one of the most important parts of our identity and they are picked because of their beautiful meanings, not just because they sound good.

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Our names are the greatest connection to our identity. When we make the effort of remembering someone's name it shows that we care enough and are giving them respect. For example, if someone forgets our name even though we had introduced ourselves to them, there is a sense of disappointment. We attach great importance to that one word, which is all ours. They are also the signals of who we are and where we come from. We think long and hard before giving our babies their names because they have to carry it with them for the rest of their life.


Some names have the most beautiful meanings, origin, and history behind them and are picked not just because they sound great. If you have been wondering about the meaning of your name, you could try looking through our list. Maybe, you will find your name here.

1. Linda: Beautiful 

2. Maria: Mother of Jesus

3. Julia: Youthful

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4. Sandra: Defender of man

5. Gloria: Glory

6. Editha: Joyous

7. Faith: Belief

8. Olivia: Symbol of peace

9. Patricia: Noble

10. Molly: Star of the sea

11. Adeline: Pleasant

12. Doris: Gift 

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13. Nancy: Grace 

14. Cheryl:  Darling 


15. Jennifer: Fair one

16. Helen: Shining light.

17. Marilyn: Blend of Marie or Mary and Lyn 

18. Josephine: May Jehovah add

19. Donna: Lady 

20. Elizabeth: The oath or fullness of God

21. Cynthia: One of the names of the mythological moon goddess Artemis

22. Felicity: Happy

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23. Gwyneth: Happiness, blessed

24. Carolina: Song of happiness

25. Joy: Happy

26. Beatrix: She who brings happiness

27. Sophia: Wise

28. Emma: Whole or complete

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29. Hannah: Favor or grace

30. Mia: A wished-for child

31. Violet: Flower


32. Victoria: Victory or triumphant

If we've missed your name, tell us, what does it mean?