Girl Names of Warrior theme
Warrior names for baby girls, related also with knight, spear, army, champion, and fighter, with 112 entries. Warrior names for girls find their roots in a historical plethora of female military leaders from around the world. Many English names are inspired by personalities from Greek, Roman and Scandinavian mythology – e.g., Camilla, who was a mythical Roman warrior maiden. Medieval European history is also replete with examples of female warriors, French heroine Joan of Arc being one of the most famous. The popularity of dystopian fiction such as The Hunger Games, The Divergent Trilogy, and their respective female protagonists have also pushed female warrior names to the forefront.
Warrior names are rather popular as baby girl names. The names' popularity increased from the 1970s up to the 1980s. Their usage peaked in 1989 with 3.328% of baby girls being given Warrior names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 12 Warrior names. The names have slipped in popularity since then. In 2018, their total usage was 1.295% with 11 Warrior names listed among the top 1000. Among all Warrior names, Emily (English) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #12 and a usage of 0.4689%.