16 baby names inspired by historic, brilliant women of science

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If you’re keen to inspire your little girl to reach for the stars (we mean literally, like Valentina Tereshkova) or change how we care for others (like Florence Nightingale) then have we got news for you!

We’ve pulled together a helpful cheat sheet, to take you through just a tiny few of the brilliant women of science. You might just find the perfect clever-cookie namesake for your daughter.

16. Winnie

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Winifred Goldring: Winifred was an American paleontologist - and was the first woman to be appointed State Paleontologist. She pioneered the ideas of educational exhibits in museums creating some of the first dioramas and museum models to teach people about the history of the world around them.


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