From challenging gender-based stereotypes to breaking the barriers in the world of politics, today's female leaders are nothing short of extraordinary.
Here is a list of powerful names for your little girl inspired by current female leaders around the globe.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has challenged prejudice in her country, became the Person of the Year in TIME's 2015 issue. Her name's meaning with a divine heart, Angela comes from Latin word for "angel."
You have to admire this Pakistani teenager, who is a currently an activist for women’s rights and education, as well as the youngest Nobel Peace Prize recipient. Malala is a name that will surely inspire our future generations.
Mazie Keiko Hirono is the first Asian-American, Japanese-born U.S. senator and was Hawaii's first female nominee to the U.S. Senate. It has been said that Mazie means ‘pearl’, and your little one certainly will be just as exquisite as one, too.
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt certainly made a name for herself; she also fought for human rights and women’s issues.
Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook and has written a popular book inviting women to grip leadership roles.
Taiwan's first female president, Tsai Ing-Wen, has taken on women's issues differently. Wen means ‘literature, culture, writing’ in Chinese and is a perfect choice for your little girl.
Means fantasy. Kalpana Chawla was the first Indian-American astronaut and first Indian woman in space. She was literally a star!
Indra Nooyi is CEO of one of the biggest brands worldwide- Pepsi. She has beautifully balanced her high-profile profession with motherhood.
An international symbol of charity and service to the sick and the helpless, Mother Teresa remains one of the most inspiring figures of the 20th century.
These names are bound to leave an impression. Give your sweetheart a name filled with unlimited strength. More power to her!