Names of strong women throughout history/literature?

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Some other names that fit your categories:

[name_f]Angelou[/name_f] ([name_f]Maya[/name_f]) – bonus “lo
[name_u]Anne[/name_u] (“[name_u]Anne[/name_u] of [name_u]Green[/name_u] Gables”)
[name_f]Cordelia[/name_f] (“[name_m]King[/name_m] [name_m]Lear[/name_m]”)
[name_f]Diana[/name_f] (“[name_f]Wonder[/name_f] Woman”)
[name_f]Elinor[/name_f] (“Sense & Sensibility”) or [name_f]Eleanor[/name_f] ([name_m]Roosevelt[/name_m])
[name_f]Emmeline[/name_f] (Pankhurst or Pethick-[name_u]Lawrence[/name_u], both suffragists)
[name_f]Harriet[/name_f] (Tubman)
[name_f]Hermione[/name_f] (“A [name_u]Winter[/name_u]’s Tale” or [name_m]Harry[/name_m] [name_m]Potter[/name_m])
[name_f]Josephine[/name_f] ([name_m]Baker[/name_m])
[name_f]Kahlo[/name_f] ([name_f]Frida[/name_f]) – bonus “lo
[name_f]Madeline[/name_f] (“[name_f]Madeline[/name_f]”) or [name_f]Madeleine[/name_f] (L’Engle or Albright)
[name_f]Matilda[/name_f] (“[name_f]Matilda[/name_f]”)
[name_u]Simone[/name_u] (de Beauvoir)

[name_f]Atalanta[/name_f] – bonus “la
[name_f]Athena[/name_f]
[name_f]Gaia[/name_f]
[name_f]Minerva[/name_f]
[name_f]Penelope[/name_f] – bonus “lo
[name_f]Thalia[/name_f]

I really like [name_f]Philomena[/name_f] [name_f]Daphne[/name_f]—even though they share sounds, it works for me. [name_f]Philomena[/name_f] [name_f]Daphne[/name_f] [name_f]Pearl[/name_f], perhaps? Or what if you put a name in front? ____ [name_f]Philomena[/name_f] [name_f]Daphne[/name_f].

For that matter, maybe [name_f]Wilhelmina[/name_f] [name_f]Daphne[/name_f] [name_f]Pearl[/name_f]?

Of your two complete combos, I think I prefer [name_f]Ántonia[/name_f] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f] [name_f]Heloise[/name_f]. [name_f]Theodosia[/name_f] [name_f]Florence[/name_f] [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] is beautiful, but rather heavy. [name_f]Theodosia[/name_f] [name_f]Florence[/name_f] [name_f]Daphne[/name_f]? [name_f]Theodosia[/name_f] [name_f]Pearl[/name_f] [name_f]Antigone[/name_f]?

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[name_f]Hermione[/name_f] [name_u]Artemis[/name_u] [name_u]Willow[/name_u]/[name_u]Artemis[/name_u] [name_f]Hermione[/name_f] [name_u]Willow[/name_u]
[name_f]Athena[/name_f] [name_f]Lisbeth[/name_f] [name_f]Atalanta[/name_f]
[name_f]Thisbe[/name_f] [name_f]Lorelei[/name_f] [name_f]Matilda[/name_f]/[name_f]Thisbe[/name_f] [name_f]Mila[/name_f] [name_f]Elizabeth[/name_f]
[name_f]Freya[/name_f] [name_f]Arabella[/name_f] [name_f]Florence[/name_f]
[name_f]Cordelia[/name_f] [name_f]Aphrodite[/name_f] [name_f]Laurel[/name_f]
[name_f]Estrella[/name_f] [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] [name_u]Louise[/name_u]
[name_f]Alondra[/name_f] [name_f]Gaia[/name_f] [name_f]Elizabeth[/name_f]
[name_f]Maya[/name_f] [name_f]Penelope[/name_f] Ostara
[name_f]Julia[/name_f] [name_f]Lara[/name_f] [name_f]Parvati[/name_f]
[name_f]Melody[/name_f] [name_f]Hera[/name_f] [name_f]Charlotte[/name_f]
[name_u]Shiloh[/name_u] [name_f]Josephine[/name_f] Mazu
[name_u]Alani[/name_u] [name_f]Morrigan[/name_f] [name_f]Lucy[/name_f]
[name_f]Rhea[/name_f] [name_f]Dorothy[/name_f] [name_f]Clara[/name_f]
[name_f]Lorelei[/name_f] [name_u]Artemis[/name_u] [name_f]Mary[/name_f]
[name_f]Selah[/name_f] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f] [name_u]Anne[/name_u]

A few ideas!

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[name_u]Antonia[/name_u] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f] [name_f]Heloise[/name_f] is stunning!

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[name_m]How[/name_m] about [name_f]Cornelia[/name_f] [name_f]Minerva[/name_f] [name_u]Wilder[/name_u]? Or [name_f]Proserpina[/name_f] [name_f]Lavinia[/name_f] [name_u]Truth[/name_u]? I love, love, love all of your considerations, and you most definitely couldn’t go wrong with any of them.

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I really like [name_u]Antonia[/name_u], [name_f]Philomena[/name_f] and [name_f]Wilhelmina[/name_f].

[name_f]Daphne[/name_f] also reminds me of [name_f]Daphne[/name_f] Caruana Galizia, who was a very brave and inspiring woman.

I would suggest:
[name_f]Theodora[/name_f] (Byzantine empress)
[name_f]Christina[/name_f] ([name_f]Queen[/name_f] [name_f]Christina[/name_f] of [name_u]Sweden[/name_u])
[name_f]Sappho[/name_f] (legendary Greek poet)
[name_f]Hypatia[/name_f]
[name_f]Sylvia[/name_f] (Plath)
[name_f]Emmeline[/name_f] (Pankhurst)
[name_f]Maya[/name_f]/[name_f]Marguerite[/name_f] ([name_f]Angelou[/name_f])
[name_u]Carmen[/name_u] (Callil, founder of Virago feminist book publisher)

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I am so here for [name_f]Ántonia[/name_f] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f] [name_f]Heloise[/name_f]!!!

Others names that could go into some of your combos:
[name_f]Angelou[/name_f] ([name_f]Maya[/name_f] [name_f]Angelou[/name_f])
[name_f]Olympe[/name_f] ([name_f]Olympe[/name_f] de Gouges)
[name_f]Dolores[/name_f] ([name_f]Isidora[/name_f] [name_f]Dolores[/name_f] Ibárruri Gómez)
[name_f]Lilou[/name_f]
[name_f]Paloma[/name_f]
[name_f]Lois[/name_f] ([name_f]Lois[/name_f] [name_m]Long[/name_m])
[name_f]Yolanda[/name_f]/[name_f]Yolande[/name_f]/[name_f]Yoland[/name_f]
[name_f]Margalo[/name_f]
[name_f]Lorelei[/name_f]

[name_f]Ántonia[/name_f] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f] [name_f]Yoland[/name_f]
[name_f]Ántonia[/name_f] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f] [name_f]Dolores[/name_f]
[name_f]Ántonia[/name_f] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f] [name_f]Margalo[/name_f]
[name_f]Ántonia[/name_f] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f] [name_f]Angelou[/name_f]
[name_f]Ántonia[/name_f] [name_f]Lois[/name_f] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f]
[name_f]Ántonia[/name_f] [name_f]Lilou[/name_f] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f]

[name_f]Philomena[/name_f] [name_f]Daphne[/name_f] [name_f]Yoland[/name_f]
[name_f]Philomena[/name_f] [name_f]Daphne[/name_f] [name_f]Angelou[/name_f]
(I understand [name_f]Philomena[/name_f] already contains the “lo” but I do think these work really nicely in combination with [name_f]Philomena[/name_f] [name_f]Daphne[/name_f])

[name_f]Wilhelmina[/name_f] [name_f]Pearl[/name_f] [name_f]Olympe[/name_f]/ [name_f]Olympe[/name_f] [name_f]Pearl[/name_f]
[name_f]Wilhelmina[/name_f] [name_f]Dolores[/name_f] [name_f]Pearl[/name_f]
[name_f]Wilhelmina[/name_f] [name_f]Florence[/name_f] [name_f]Antigone[/name_f]

[name_f]Beatrix[/name_f] [name_f]Ántonia[/name_f] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f] (I actually used to have a combo on my own list which was [name_f]Beatrix[/name_f] [name_f]Rosamund[/name_f] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f]!)
[name_f]Beatrix[/name_f] [name_f]Daphne[/name_f] [name_f]Angelou[/name_f]
[name_f]Beatrix[/name_f] [name_f]Philomena[/name_f] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f]

[name_f]Theodosia[/name_f] [name_f]Olympe[/name_f] [name_f]Antigone[/name_f]
[name_f]Theodosia[/name_f] [name_f]Daphne[/name_f] [name_f]Angelou[/name_f]
[name_f]Theodosia[/name_f] [name_f]Daphne[/name_f] [name_f]Heloise[/name_f]
[name_f]Theodosia[/name_f] [name_f]Dolores[/name_f] [name_f]Pearl[/name_f]

But really [name_f]Ántonia[/name_f] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f] [name_f]Heloise[/name_f] is just gorgeous.

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I absolutely love [name_u]Antonia[/name_u] [name_f]Thisbe[/name_f] [name_f]Heloise[/name_f], and I think it works perfectly with your stipulations for the name. Congratulations on your daughter!

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I really like [name_f]Philomena[/name_f] [name_f]Daphne[/name_f] ([name_f]Pearl[/name_f] for 2nd middle) and Theadosia [name_f]Florence[/name_f] [name_f]Antigone[/name_f]!

[name_u]Strong[/name_u] literary/Historical Women
-[name_f]Hermione[/name_f] ([name_f]Queen[/name_f] [name_f]Hermione[/name_f] from [name_m]Shakespeare[/name_m] & [name_f]Hermione[/name_f] [name_m]Granger[/name_m])
-[name_f]Nerissa[/name_f] ([name_m]Shakespeare[/name_m])
-[name_f]Portia[/name_f] ([name_m]Shakespeare[/name_m])
-[name_f]Eluned[/name_f] (Welsh [name_u]Legend[/name_u])
-[name_f]Ayla[/name_f] (Clan of the [name_m]Cave[/name_m] [name_m]Bear[/name_m])
-[name_f]Louisa[/name_f] ([name_f]Louisa[/name_f] [name_f]May[/name_f] [name_u]Alcott[/name_u])
-[name_f]Nicoline[/name_f]- Cofounder of a major women’s suffrage group in [name_u]Sweden[/name_u]
-[name_f]Arabella[/name_f] (Dickens)
-[name_f]Fern[/name_f] ([name_f]Charlotte[/name_f]’s [name_m]Web[/name_m])
-[name_f]Amaryllis[/name_f] (Ecologues)

Mythological Women
-[name_u]Artemis[/name_u]
-[name_f]Persephone[/name_f]
-[name_f]Ariadne[/name_f]
-[name_f]Alethea[/name_f]
-[name_f]Althea[/name_f] (also famous African American tennis player)
-[name_f]Boudicca[/name_f]
-[name_f]Ceridwen[/name_f] ([name_f]Goddess[/name_f] of [name_f]Poetry[/name_f])
-[name_f]Idony[/name_f]/Idonnea
-[name_f]Brigid[/name_f]

“[name_f]Lo[/name_f]”/“La” Names
-[name_f]Alouette[/name_f]
-[name_f]Avalon[/name_f]
-[name_f]Dolores[/name_f]
-[name_f]Elowen[/name_f]
-[name_f]Elora[/name_f]
-[name_f]Ilona[/name_f]
-[name_f]Lorelei[/name_f]

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