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If females are strong as hell, per the Kimmy Schmidt theme song, female athletes are strong as whatever’s stronger than hell. Whether your little girl is destined to rule the field, court or pool, make sure she has an athlete-inspired name that suits her greatness.

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Mia

No big deal, Mia Hamm just inspired a generation of girls to take up soccer.

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Nadia

Did you know that Romanian gymnast Comaneci was the first athlete in the sport to be awarded a perfect 10 at an Olympic Games?

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Serena

Williams is the greatest athlete who's ever lived, and we stand by that statement.

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Laila

Her dad might’ve been The Greatest, but Laila Ali certainly made a name for herself as a badass boxer, too.

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Jackie

What? You wouldn’t want to be named after the legendary track and field athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee? Please.

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Marta

Brazilian soccer player Marta is so dominant, she goes by only her first name.

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Annika

Now retired, Annika Sorenstam is widely regarded as one of the best female golfers in history.

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Simone

Hopefully she’ll capture hearts around the world like wildly talented gymnast Biles did at the last summer Olympics.

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Melissa

Her birth certificate will say Melissa, but you’ll call her Missy, just like the five-time gold medalist swimmer Franklin.

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Lindsey

Fingers crossed she’ll take to the slopes like her namesake, alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn.

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