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Acantha

Acantha

The name Acantha (ə-KAN-thə) is a girl’s name of Greek origin, meaning: “thorny”.

Aegle

Aegle

Aegle Meaning and Origin Aegle is a boy’s name of Latin origin, meaning: “brightness.” Borne from mythology it derives from the Greek word aiglē ‘brightness, splendor’.

Aine

Aine

The girl’s name Aine is an Irish name meaning: “radiance”.

Ambrosia

Ambrosia

(Greek ) food of the gods.

Aoife

Aoife

The girl’s name Aoife is a Scottish name meaning: “beauty”.

Aris

Aris

Aris Meaning and Origin The name Aris is a unisex Greek mythology name. Posts with the name Aris: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Artemisia

Artemisia

Artemisia (AAR-TUH-MEE-ZHUH) is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “gift of Artemis”.

Athena

Athena

Athena Meaning and Origin Athena is a girl’s name meaning “wisdom and warfare” and is of Greek origin. Current Popularity: #108 Posts with the name Athena: Top 25 Girl Names Starting with the Letter A

Athene

Athene

Athene Meaning and Origin Greek mythology name of the goddess of wisdom and patron of Athens. Athena, also referred to as Athene, was the Greek goddess of wisdom, courage,  justice, warfare, strength, strategy, and arts.  Posts with the name Athene: Top European Baby Names that Haven’t Yet Hit Stateside Mythology Baby Names Fit For A Goddess Or...

Atlas

Atlas

The boy’s name Atlas is a Greek name meaning: “titan, to carry”.

Aurora

Aurora

Aurora is a Latin girl’s name meaning: “dawn”.

Avalon

Avalon

Avalon is a Welsh name meaning: “island of apples”.

Balor

Balor

Balor is an Irish boy’s name, meaning: “the deadly one”.

Bran

Bran

Bran Meaning and Origin Bran (BRAHN or BRAN) is a boy’s name of Celtic origin meaning: “raven” or “crow”. Bran was popular in Ireland and Wales during the Middle Ages. In Welsh and Irish mythology, Bran is a mythological character, who was described as a giant-sized god. Bran is a familiar-sounding name that’s not commonly used. It reminds us of...

Camilla

Camilla

Camilla is a Latin girl’s name meaning: “young ceremonial acolyte”.

Cassandra

Cassandra

Cassandra is a Greek name meaning: “prophetess”.

Cassiopeia

Cassiopeia

Cassiopeia (KAS-EE-UH-PEE-UH) is a Greek girl’s name possibly meaning: “cassia juice”.

Cian

Cian

Cian is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning: “ancient”.

Circe

Circe

Circe is a Greek name meaning: “bird”.

Clelia

Clelia

(Italian) famous.

Conall

Conall

Conall is a Gaelic traditional boy’s name composed of Old Celtic words meaning: “strong wolf”. 

Cressida

Cressida

Cressida (KRES-I-DUH) is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “gold”.

Delia

Delia

Delia Meaning and Origin Delia is a girl’s name meaning “born on the island of Delos” and is of Greek origin. A name from Greek mythology of the goddess Artemis, referring to her birth on the island of Delos.

Dylan

Dylan

Dylan is a Welsh boy’s or girl’s name meaning: “sea”. In Welsh mythology Dylan was known as the ‘god of the sea’.

Elettra

Elettra

Elettra Meaning and Origin The name Elettra is a girl's name meaning "brilliant" and is of Italian origin. From Greek ēlēktōr ‘brilliant’. A name of a heroine in Greek mythology. Posts with the name Elettra: 50 Exotic & Unique Names for Your Baby Girl

Etain

Etain

The girl’s name Etain is an Irish name meaning: “jealously”.

Evander

Evander

Evander Meaning and Origin The name Evander is a boy's name meaning "good man" and is of Latin origin. Latin form of Greek Euandros, derived from eu ‘well, good’ and anēr ‘man’. In mythology, Evander is the name of an Arcadian hero who founded a city in Italy where Rome was later built. Posts with the name Evander: Whimsical and Enchanting Names...

Fauna

Fauna

(Latin) goddess of earth and fertility.

Flora

Flora

A name for the Roman mythology goddess of flowers and spring. Derived from Latin flos “flower”

Freya

Freya

Freya is a Old Norse name meaning: “the lady”.

Gaia

Gaia

All About the Name GaiaMEANING ORIGIN, POPULARITY AND MORE The girl's name Gaia (GY-UH) is a Greek name meaning: “goddess of earth”.   POPULARITY The name Gaia is not in the U.S. top 1,000 most popular names.   MIDDLE NAME IDEAS Calliope   SIMILAR NAMES YOU MIGHT LIKE Naiara, Fia, Nicia, Galilea, Gia   FAMOUS BEARERS Gaia...

Grania

Grania

The girl’s name Grania is an Irish name meaning: “the loved one”.

Hades

Hades

Hades Meaning and Origin The name Hades is a boy's name meaning "sightless" and is of Greek origin. Hades is the dark god of the underworld in Greek mythology; however, Hades was considered non-evil and of a giving nature. Posts with the name Hades: 60 Goth Baby Names from the Darkside for Girls and Boys

Hayes

Hayes

Hayes is an English boy’s name meaning: “hedge”.

Hera

Hera

Hera Meaning and Origin The name Hera is a girl's name meaning "hero" and is of Greek origin. In Greek mythology, Hera is the Queen of the Gods and the wife and sister of Zeus. She is also known as the goddess of marriage & birth. Posts with the name Hera: 30 Rare and Unique Names for Girls Mythology Baby Names Fit For A Goddess Or...

Hestia

Hestia

Hestia is a Greek name meaning: “hearth, fireside”.

Iole

Iole

Iole Meaning and Origin The name Iole is a girl's name meaning "violet" and is of Greek origin. Pronounced ‘eye-oh-lee’: a name from Greek mythology, representing the Greek vocabulary word meaning ‘violet’.

Isadora

Isadora

Isadora Meaning and Origin Isadora is old-fashioned yet sophisticated, it's mysterious and exotic, and a great alternative to the common Isabelle. Plus, there are several cute nickname possibilities: Dora, Izzy, Isa, Iz, Dory, Sadie, Ida etc. The name Isadora is a girl's name meaning "gift of Isis" and is of Greek origin. The name survived the...

Ismene

Ismene

Ismene Meaning and Origin The name Ismene is a girl's name meaning "knowledge" and is of Greek origin. In Greek mythology, Ismene is known as the daughter and half-sister of Oedipus, daughter, and granddaughter of Jocasta, and sister of Antigone, Eteocles, and Polynices. Ismene appears in several plays of Sophocles.  Posts with the name Ismene:...

Janus

Janus

Janus Meaning and Origin The name Janus is a boy's name meaning "gateway" and is of Greek origin. An ancient Roman god’s name. In Roman mythology, Janus was the god of beginnings and transitions who presided over passages, doors, gates, and endings. He is usually depicted as having two faces looking in opposite ways, one towards the past and the...

Jocasta

Jocasta

Jocasta Name Meaning & More Gender: Girl Meaning: Unknown Origin: Greek Current Popularity: Not in the U.S. top 1,000 namesMore about the name Jocasta: A name from Greek mythology, Jocasta is known as the mother and wife of Oedipus.What do you think of the name Jocasta? Let us know in the comments below.

Juno

Juno

Juno Name Meaning & MoreGender: GirlMeaning: Consort of JupiterOrigin: LatinCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesMore about the name Juno: Juno is a girl’s name meaning “consort of Jupiter” and is of Latin origin. A Roman mythology goddess that was the wife of Jupiter and the queen of the heavens.Posts with the name Juno: 25...

Jupiter

Jupiter

Jupiter Meaning and Origin The name Jupiter is a boy's name meaning "sky father" and is of Roman origin. The name of a Roman deity and planet name.

Lavinia

Lavinia

Meaning: “from Lavinium”.

Leander

Leander

The boy’s name Leander is a Latin name meaning: “lion name”.

Leda

Leda

Leda (LEE-dUH) is a girl’s name of Greek origin meaning: “happy”.

Liadan

Liadan

The girl’s name Liadan is an Irish name meaning: “grey”.

Linus

Linus

Linus Meaning and Origin The name Linus is a boy's name meaning "flax" and is of Latin origin. Latin form of the Greek name Linos. In Greek mythology, Linus was the son of Apollo and Calliope, he was a musician and inventor of melody and rhythm. Posts with the name Linus: Whimsical and Enchanting Names for Boys Straight Out of a Fairytale...

Lorelei

Lorelei

Lorelei is a German name meaning: “alluring temptress”.

Luna

Luna

Luna is a Latin name meaning: “moon”.

Maeve

Maeve

Maeve is an Irish name meaning: “intoxicating”.

Medea

Medea

Medea Meaning and Origin A Greek name from the word mēdesthai "to reflect, meditate, or ponder." In Greek mythology, Medea was an enchantress and witch who used her magic powers to help Jason. Posts with the name Medea: 30 Rare and Unique Names for Girls Mythology Baby Names Fit For A Goddess Or Titan

Moira

Moira

The girl’s name Moira is a Greek name meaning: “fate, destiny”.

Morgan

Morgan

Morgan is a Welsh name meaning: “sea circle”.

Muirgen

Muirgen

Muirgen is a Welsh name meaning: “born of the sea”. 

Narciso

Narciso

Narciso Meaning and Origin Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese form of Greek Narcissus, a figure in Greek mythology who fell in love with his own image reflected in a pool of water. Posts with the name Narciso: Mythology Baby Names Fit For A Goddess Or Titan

Nerio

Nerio

Nerio is an Italian boy’s name meaning:“war”

Niamh

Niamh

The girl’s name Niamh is an Irish name meaning: “brightness or beauty”.

Odysseus

Odysseus

Odysseus Meaning and Origin Wrathful (Greek) According to Greek legend, Odysseus is the king of Ithaca and the hero of the Trojan War. Odysseus is the hero in the story The Odyssey. He was the king of Ithaca and fought against the Trojans in the Trojan War. You may also like: Cassius, Ulysses, Cauis, Gauis Posts with the name Odysseus: Whimsical...

Olympia

Olympia

Olympia (o-LIMP-ee-uh) is a girl’s name of Greek origin meaning: “from Mount Olympus”.

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