It can be surprisingly hard to pick a name for heroes and heroines.- 100 Likeable Names for Your Heroine. Includes research on people's stereotypes about women's names. Great resource for writing, and naming female characters!
Hannah Heath: Writing Strong Female Characters: What You're Doing Wrong ------ this except the example for is completely irrelevant and it annoys me that someone so grossly misread the entire point of that movie
stop letting 'strong' confuse you. It's just put there to differentiate from the normalcy of poorly written female characters. A female character who is physically strong can be 'weak' if that's her only defining trait.