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Names of Incredible Women

Incredible women in U.S. history are the inspiration for this collection of names for girls. A tribute to strong women, here are some of the beautiful names we found when exploring the lives of female American heroes.
Maya Marguerite Annie Angelou known as Maya was a famous poet, writer and civil rights activist.

Josephine Freda Josephine McDonald, known as Josephine Baker was an American-born French singer, dancer and the first black woman to appear in a major motion picture.

Gloria  Gloria Marie Steinem is a political and social activist, distinguished authors and leader of the feminist movement in the late 1960's.

Rosa Rosa Louise McCauley Parks is perhaps best known for her involvement in the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was an inspiring civil rights activist.

Cora Cora Mae Brown worked for and supported her community through the Great Depression in Detroit, going on to serve as the first female African-American in the state senate of Michigan. Hattie Hattie Elizabeth Alexander …