Strong Women Names?

What are some names that are associated with strong women to you? Real women examples as well as mythological or fictional are appreciated! My list looks like this;

[name]Amelia[/name] ([name]Earhart[/name])
[name]Hillary[/name] ([name]Clinton[/name])
[name]Evelyn[/name] ([name]Nesbit[/name])
[name]Colette[/name], the author
Oriah
[name]Elizabeth[/name] (both Queens)
[name]Jane[/name] (Eyre)
[name]Clementine[/name] (film, [name]Eternal[/name] [name]Sunshine[/name] of the Spotless Mind)
[name]Bryony[/name] (Atonement)
[name]Athena[/name] (goddess)

Who do you think epitomize the image of a strong woman? :slight_smile:

([name]Princess[/name])[name]Diana[/name]
(Mother) [name]Teresa[/name]
[name]Eleanor[/name] ([name]Roosevelt[/name])
[name]Joan[/name] (of [name]Arc[/name])
[name]Erin[/name] (Brokovich)
[name]Mary[/name] (Mother of [name]Jesus[/name] and [name]Magdalen[/name] too)
[name]Reese[/name] (Witherspoon)
[name]Dolly[/name] ([name]Parton[/name])
[name]Julia[/name] ([name]Roberts[/name])
[name]Lauren[/name] (Bacall)
[name]Katharine[/name] (Hepburn)
[name]Bette[/name] ([name]Davis[/name])
[name]Ingrid[/name] (Bergman)
[name]Scarlett[/name] (O’[name]Hara[/name])
[name]Anne[/name] [name]Shirley[/name] ([name]Anne[/name] of [name]Green[/name] Gables)

[name]Margaret[/name] ([name]Thatcher[/name])
[name]Mary[/name] (Mother of [name]Jesus[/name])

A little confused about definitions of strength but I’ll take a crack at it.

[name]Jael[/name], Biblical, and the one who slammed a tent peg through somebody’s head.
[name]Zenobia[/name] Ancient warrior, considerably more usable imo than the related [name]Xena[/name]
[name]Grace[/name] (O’[name]Malley[/name])
[name]Harriet[/name] (Tubman)
[name]Sojourner[/name] ([name]Truth[/name])
[name]Golda[/name] ([name]Meir[/name])

Oh and I hear there were one or two reigning monarchs named [name]Elizabeth[/name] and [name]Catherine[/name] :wink:

Can’t forget those monarchs, can we? People keep mentioning them all the time. :wink:

I love the lists! [name]Just[/name] your definition of strength, usually of character, although I guess physical strength works too!

[name]Rose[/name]- [name]Rosie[/name] the Riveter
[name]Eleanor[/name]- [name]Eleanor[/name] [name]Roosevelt[/name]
[name]Helena[/name]- [name]Helen[/name] of [name]Troy[/name]
[name]Scarlett[/name]- [name]Scarlett[/name] O’[name]Hara[/name]

[name]Anna[/name] ([name]Eleanor[/name] [name]Roosevelt[/name]'s fn)
[name]Julia[/name] (from 1984)
[name]Bridget[/name] (Celtic goddess)
[name]Cecilia[/name] (St. [name]Cecilia[/name] of music)
[name]Esther[/name] (Biblical [name]Queen[/name])
[name]Eleanor[/name] (of Acquitane, and [name]Roosevelt[/name])
[name]Juno[/name]/[name]June[/name] ([name]Roman[/name] goddess)
[name]Junia[/name] (female disciple?)
[name]Lucrezia[/name] (Borgia)
[name]Simone[/name] (de Beauvoir)
[name]Mary[/name] ([name]Queen[/name] of Scots)
[name]Elizabeth[/name] ([name]Bennet[/name], of [name]York[/name], and of [name]Bohemia[/name])
[name]Margaret[/name] ([name]Thatcher[/name], Beaufort)
[name]Josephine[/name] ([name]March[/name])
[name]Emma[/name] (from the [name]Jane[/name] [name]Austen[/name] novel)
[name]Jane[/name] ([name]Austen[/name], [name]Bennet[/name])
[name]Ruth[/name] ([name]Bader[/name] Ginsberg)
Rosa (Parks)
Emmeline (Pankhurst)