10 Baby Girl Names Inspired By Amazing Women
Check out the list below to be inspired by these amazing and inspirational women's names.
1. Michelle Obama
A devoted mother, fashion icon, accomplished lawyer and previous first lady of the United States. Who wouldn’t want to name their daughter Michelle?
2. Marie Curie
Being the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize – and the first to receive two Nobels in different subjects – naming your baby after this physicist and chemist, might mean you’ll be raising a scientist too.
3. Malala Yousafzai
After surviving being shot by militants, naming your child after this children’s rights activist will mean your daughter is strong, brave and fearless. Other names include Mali.
4. Amelia Earhart
Being the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, naming your baby after this American aviation pioneer can take her future to new hights. Other names include Amy, Eli, Elia of Emily.
5. Grace Kelly
One of history’s most glamorous women, what better way is there to name your little princess after one. Other names include Gracy and Kelly.
6. Mary Robinson
Mary Robinson, the first female President of Ireland who famously said, "I was elected by the women of Ireland, who instead of rocking the cradle, rocked the system," held the highest position in Ireland, at a time when only two other females in the world, accompanied her in the 'Head of State' league.
7. Constance Markievicz
Political activist Constance Markievicz fought alongside men (and other women) in Dublin in the Easter Rising. She went on to become the first woman member of British Parliament and the only woman to serve on the first Irish Assembly.
8. Serena Williams
With a tennis career that spans decades, a super impressive Olympic record and a killer serve, there’s no reason you wouldn’t want to name your girl after one of women’s tennis’ greats. Other than her outstanding performance on court, she talks openly about racial equality and is serious about closing the gender pay gap and to help women. And no other man has more Grand Slam titles than her!
9. Jane Austen
Some call her the female version of Shakespeare, but she fought well and hard enough to be reckoned in her own class. Her publications which include Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility is praised for examining women’s roles in society, their dependency on marriage and her writing’s feminist ideals.
10. Your own mother
She’s the one person who brought you into this world and who loves you more than anyone. Who better to name your daughter after than your own mother?
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