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Boy and girl baby names with strong and special meanings
Most expectant parents can agree on two things. One, choosing a baby name is way, way harder than anyone ever said it would be. And two, it's those strong and sturdy baby names that sound like they'll stand the test of time. If you're convinced you're carrying a little CEO in your oven, these commanding boy and girl baby names could help you narrow down your final pick.
Taking a look at Forbes' most powerful women list gives us some great ideas of wonderful names that represent strong and determined women. Check out the top 10 most powerful women as ranked by Forbes and consider naming your baby girl after these women who are great role models.
Angela -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel
Hillary -- Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Dilma -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff
Indra -- CEO of Pepsi (and mom of two!) Indra Nooyi
Sheryl -- Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg
Melinda -- Melinda Gates, Bill Gates' wife and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Sonia -- President of India's congress party, Sonia Ghandi