It conjures a strong image in her mind — and it's this close association between Greek and English, she says, that also drew her to the language. This name was used by Shakespeare for an ill-omened character in Hamlet. ", HERO: Greek myth name of the lover of Leander, meaning "hero. ", HERMIONE: Greek myth name of the daughter of Menelaus and Helen, derived from the name of the Greek god Hermes, meaning "of the earth. ", REAH: Variant of Greek Rhea, meaning "menstruation; birth-waters. ", GAIA: Greek myth name of the goddess of earth, wife of Uranus and mother of the Titans, meaning "earth. Inanna and Ereshkigal represent polar opposites. Our beloved Pentha. ", DESPOINA: Variant of Greek Despoine, meaning "mistress. CALISTO: Variant of Greek Callisto, meaning "most beautiful. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. But do you actually know any of them by name? to foreigners/strangers). ​As great of a warrior as she was (she almost got all the way to the Greek camps! ", HECUBA: Variant of Greek Hekabe, myth name of the mother of Cassandra and Polydorus by Priam, possibly meaning "far off. "In English what I associate that with, of course, is Helios, which is the sun god," she says. ", EUPHEME: "Well-spoken." OLYMPIAS: Ancient Greek name of the mother of Alexander the Great, meaning "from Olympus." OLYMPIA: Variant of Greek Olympias, the feminine form of Greek Olympos, "home of the gods," of which the true meaning is unknown. These historians, as well as other legends, claim that she was a Jewish sorceress who descended from the Beta Israelcommunity of Ethiopian Jews. ", ANTIOPE: (Greek: Αντιόπη )Greek myth name of a daughter of Ares and Hippolyte (a queen of the Amazons) who was kidnapped and married by Theseus, making her the first Amazon ever to marry. Mons Capitolium - The Capitoline Hill (Mons Aventinus), Collis Viminalis - The Viminal Hill (Mons Aventinus), https://monsaventinus.fandom.com/wiki/Ancient_Greek_Female_Names_(Greek_Community)?oldid=6143. ", CELANDINE: Greek bird and flower name. ς, ομοφυλόφιλος and καβγαδάκι. ", NIKE: Greek myth name of a goddess of victory, meaning "victory. The home of these gods was Mount Olympus, except for Hades who is only allowed on Olympus once a year. ", CALLIDORA: Greek name meaning "gift of beauty," from kallos "beauty" and doron "gift. ", TERPSICHORE: Greek myth name of a muse of dance, meaning "enjoying the dance. This is the original Greek form of English Agnes. According to all accounts, she was killed by the Greeks, but some versions have Achilles, one of her possible murderers, falling in love with her dead body. The name is composed of the elements pene "needle" and lopas "spool," which is taken to mean "weaver of cunning," denoting someone whose motives are hard to decipher. ", PARASKEVE: Greek name meaning "preparation. These express the several meanings, and must be examined to ascertain the same. ", NEPHTHYS: Greek form of Egyptian Nebt-Het, meaning "lady of the house. Otrera was one of the O.G. Inanna is the Queen of Heaven, but Ereshkigal is the queen … Meaning is unknown. She is known only by the title Naias Parthenia, meaning "Naias Nymphe of the River Parthenios (in Paphlagonia, Anatolia)." ", DAPHNE: Greek myth name of a nymph who was turned into a laurel tree by her father so that she might escape Apollo's unwanted attentions, meaning "laurel. ", KORINNA: Greek name derived from Korë, meaning "maiden. ", KASSIOPEIA: Original Greek form of Latin Cassiopeia, meaning "she whose words excel. The word crown in the Old Testament is a translation of five different Hebrew words, and in the New Testament of two Greek words. It is the name of many characters in Greek mythology: a son of Evander; a giant son of Uranus and Gaia; a Titan son of Crius and Eurybia; the father of the 50 Pallantids; a daughter of Triton; and it is an epithet of Athena. EUTHALIA: "Well-blooming/flourishing." ", LYSISTRATE: "Liberation army." to foreigners/strangers)." CHLORIS: Greek myth name of a goddess of vegetation, derived from the word chloros, meaning "green. Greek counterpart of Roman Bellona, myth name of a goddess of war known as the "waster of cities" and depicted as being covered in blood and carrying weapons. ", EIRENE: Greek myth name of a goddess of peace, meaning "peace. ", ELISAVET: Greek form of Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath. Greek myth name of the goddess of love and mother of Eros, composed of the elements afros "foam" and dity "dive; rise. This is the original Greek form of Eunice, composed of the elements eu "good" and nike "victory. Ancient Greek name derived from the word Xenia, itself from xenos "stranger, foreigner." See Acts 9:36 in the New Testament. The second-century writer Justinus told of … It is most likely a Macedonian form of Greek Pherenike, meaning "bringer of victory," which probably originated in the Egyptian royal house of Macedon. In the ancient Greek myth, Selene is the goddess who drives the silver chariot that crosses the night sky. Forest and Wood nymphs were also companions of Pan, the Greek god of fertility, shepherds and music. ENYO: "Horror." MELETE: "Exercise, practice." Goddess of: Women, marriage, and childbirth Symbols: Pomegranate, lily, cow, cuckoo, lutus, and peacock Parents: Cronus and Rhea Children: Ares, Eris, Hebe, Eileithyia, and Hephaestus Spouse: Zeus (also her brother) Abode: Mount Olympus Roman name: Juno Hera is a goddess in Greek mythology and one of the Twelve Olympians. The next queen on the docket? ", EUPHROSYNE: Greek myth name of one of the three Graces, meaning "joy, mirth. Greek myth name of the wife of Capaneus who burned herself alive on her husband's pyre. Cognates include Mycenaean Greek 𐀓𐀙𐀊 (ku-na-ja), Sanskrit ग्ना (gnā́), Sanskrit जनि (jáni), Old Armenian Õ¯Õ«Õ¶ (kin), and Old English cwēn (English queen). ", AIGLE (Greek: Αιγλε): Greek form of Latin Aegle, meaning "light, radiance. ", EFROSYNI: Variant of Greek Euphrosyne, meaning "joy, mirth. That sanctuary was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and included an image of the goddess similar to the one here. ", AMARANTOS/AMARATHA (Greek: Αμαραντος/Αμαραντη): Old Greek flower name derived from the name of the amaranth flower, amarantos, meaning "unfading. Greek myth name of a daughter of Perseus, composed of the name Gorgon and the element phonos "murderer, slayer.". ATHENA: Greek myth name of the goddess of wisdom. Greek myth name of a maiden loved by Eros, derived from the Greek word psykhe, meaning "the soul, mind, spirit, breath, life. Greek myth name of one of the three original Muses, before their number was increased to nine. ", THAIS: Greek name, possibly meaning "bandage. The name has been disputed for a long time. OURANIA: Greek myth name of a muse of astronomy, derived from the word ouranios, meaning "heavenly.". There have been attempts to link it with Greek helene "torch" or selene "moon." ", PSYKHE: Original Greek form of Psyche, meaning "animating spirit, soul. Greek name derived from the elements aristos "excellence" and mache "battle. ", MARIAH: (Greek)Mariah is an English/Greek baby name. How to use queen in a sentence. The true meaning of the name is uncertain; the traditional derivation is "she of the hair. Most of the nymphs were horrified at the appearance and lustful advances of Pan and ran from him. ", ÉRIKA: Feminine form of Greek Erríkos, meaning "work-power.". ", DANAE (Danaë): Greek myth name of the mother of Perseus, meaning "parched. A bunch of them stuck around in Asia under Marpesia, but were killed; Marpesia's daughter Orithyia succeeded her mother as queen and "attracted extraordinary admiration, not only for her eminent skill in war​ but for having preserved her virginity to the end of her life." ", NEMESIS: Greek myth name of the goddess of justice and vengeance, meaning "retribution; righteous anger. ), Penthesilea experienced a tragic fate. ", THEMIS: Greek myth name of a Titan who was the mother of the three original Fates by Zeus, meaning "law. '"to taste; discern"'), whence sapientia. ", MEDEIA: Original Greek form of Latin Medea, meaning "cunning. CHLOE: "Green shoot." ", TANIS: Greek form of Phoenician Tanith, meaning "serpent lady. Some species of butterflies bear this name, too. ", DIONA: Variant of Greek Dione, meaning "the goddess.". ", FRONA: Nickname for Greek Sophronia, meaning "self-controlled. ", SYNTYCHE: Greek biblical name of a woman mentioned by Paul in one of his epistles, meaning "common fate. The Terrifying Trio of Lampedo, Marpesia, and Orithyia. ", ALEXA (Greek: Αλέξα): Feminine form of Greek Alexius, meaning "defender. The first performance took place in St. Petersburg in 1892. ", EURYDIKE: "Wide justice." She was of Carian-Greek ethnicity by her father Lygdamis I, and half- … ", EUTERPE: Greek myth name of one of the Muses fathered by Zeus. ", THEOKLEIA: "Glory of God." EUADNE: "Good and holy." The first meeting between Greeks and Amazons, according to mythology, was when Hercules was sent by Eurystheus, the king of Mycenae, Tiryns, and Argos, on one of his celebrated twelve labours (the 9th), this time to fetch the girdle of the Amazon queen Hippolyte. The name derives from the Greek word kalliste, meaning "most beautiful. PANAGIOTA: Feminine form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy. Greek myth name of a daughter of Zeus and Demeter, probably composed of the elements perso "person; human being" and phonos "murderer, slayer. Hercules & Hippolyte. ", DEMETRA: Variant of Greek Demeter, meaning "earth mother. HAGNE: Greek name meaning "chaste; pure," from hagnos "holy." ", HERMIA: Feminine form of Greek Hermes, meaning "of the earth. MYRINE: Greek myth name of a warrior queen of the Gorgon Amazons, possibly meaning "swiftly bounding. ", SOFIA: Variant of Greek Sophia, meaning "wisdom. ", KALLISTRATE: "Beauty-army." It is one of the two Greek titles traditionally translated as "king", the other being basileus, and is inherited from Mycenaean Greece, and is notably used in Homeric Greek, e.g. ATROPOS: Greek myth name of one of the original three Fates, known as the "inevitable" or "inflexible.". νική Βασιλική Οικογένεια) is a branch of the House of Glücksburg that reigned in Greece from 1863 to 1924 and again from 1935 to 1973. ", MINTA: Variant of Greek Minthe, meaning "mint." ", PHYLLIS: Greek myth name of a girl who killed herself over love and was transformed into an almond tree, meaning "foliage.". The name is a feminine form of Zeus. ", XANTHE: Greek name derived from the word xanthos, meaning "yellow. ", DORKAS: Variant of Greek Dorcas, meaning "gazelle. The Terrifying Trio of Lampedo, Marpesia, and Orithyia. ARIADNE: Greek myth name of the daughter of King Minos, meaning "utterly pure. Greek myth name of a goddess of good omen, praise, and shouts of triumph, composed of the elements eu "good, well" and phemi "I speak. Anax (Greek: Ἄναξ; from earlier ϝάναξ, wánax) is an ancient Greek word for "tribal chief, lord, (military) leader". ", PARTHENIA: "Virgin." The name derives from the Greek word thallein, meaning "blooming, flourishing. For this reason the ancient Greeks considered it a religious obligation to be "hospitable" to travelers. She allied herself with Horus and conquered Libya and lots of Turkey, founding a city she named after herself in Mysia (northwestern Asia Minor). ", VASILIKI: Feminine form of Greek Vasilis, meaning "king/queen. OPHELIA: Feminine form of Greek Ophelos, meaning "help." The suggestion that it may have been derived from Hekate, the pagan goddess of sorcery, is not convincing. ATALANTA: Greek myth name of a huntress who slew the Calydonian Boar. ", MELITA: Variant of Greek Melitta, meaning "honey-bee. ", IANTHINA: Elaborated form of Greek Ianthe, meaning "violet flower.". ", MINTHE: Greek myth name of a water nymph who was turned into a mint plant, meaning "mint.". ", PHAIDRA: Original Greek form of Latin Phaedra, meaning "bright. ", ZEPHYRA: Feminine form of Greek Zephyr, meaning "west wind. PERSEPHONE: "Person-slayer." Greek name derived from the elements ευ "good, well," and dokeo "to seem. Greek myth name of several characters. DELPHINIA: "Of Delphi." He also reported that they spread rumors that the Amazons were daughters of Ares in order to propagate tales of their warlike nature. ANTHOUSA (Greek: Ανθούσα): Greek name derived from the word anthos, meaning "flower. ", NATASA: Greek pet form of Latin Anastasia, meaning "resurrection. IOLANTA: Variant of Greek Iolanthe, meaning "violet flower." She was a companion of Ares and is sometimes said to be his sister or mother. ", MELANTHA: Female Greek name meaning "dark flower.". The meaning of her name is debatable. Fighting Greek Heroes. ", MELAINA: Greek name derived from the word, melaina, meaning "black, dark. Mad Dash | Comma Queen One of the first words Norris learned was "ilios", the Greek word for sun. ", ALKYONE (Greek: Αλκυόνη): Original Greek form of Latin Alcyone, meaning "kingfisher. ", ALEKTO (Greek: Αλεκτο): Original Greek form of Latin Alecto, meaning "unceasing. ", KLEIO: Greek myth name of a muse of poetry and history, derived from the word kleos, meaning "glory. ", ARISTODEME: Greek myth name of a daughter of Priam, king of Troy, derived from the elements aristos "excellence" and demos "the people. The Amazons didn't peter out after the death of Penthesilea; according to Justinus, "a few only of the Amazons, who had remained at home in their own country, established a power that continued (defending itself with difficulty against its neighbors), to the time of Alexander the Great." ", NEPHELE: Greek myth name of a goddess of the clouds and mother of the centaurs, meaning "cloudy. ", KLYTIE (Klytië): Greek form of Latin Clytia, myth name of a nymph who was buried alive in sand and transformed into a sunflower, derived from Greek klytos, meaning "famous. ", DELIA: Greek myth name borne by Artemis, referring to her place of birth, meaning "of Delos.". ", AMINTA (Greek: Αμιντα): Variant of Greek Amynta, meaning "defender. Virgil named two others: Megaera "grudging," and Alecto "unceasing. ", PHANESSA: Feminine form of Orphic Phanes, a primeval, golden-winged hermaphroditic god, meaning "appear. Isis is a Greek corruption of her true name which is unknown because Egyptian hieroglyphs left out most of the vowels. ", ECHO: "Echo; sound." ", HARMONIA: Greek myth name of the daughter of Ares and Aphrodite, meaning "concord, harmony. ", SOUSANNA: Greek form of Hebrew Shoshannah, meaning "lily. ", PTOLEMA: Feminine form of Greek Ptolemy, meaning "aggressive, warlike. No, we're not talking about a catfight between his wives, but a battle of sorts … Perhaps one or two, like Hippolyta, whose girdle was stolen by, and was murdered by, the macho Heracles, or Antiope, lover of Theseus and mother of his ill-fated virgin son, Hippolytus. ", ELENI: Variant of Greek Elene, meaning "torch" or "moon" or more likely "to elope. KLYMENE: "Praiseworthy might." KIRKE: Original Greek form of Latin Circe, meaning "bird. ", AMALTHEIA (Greek: Αμάλθεια): Original Greek form of Latin Amalthea, meaning "to soothe. ATHENAIS: Greek name derived from the naime of the goddess Athena, the meaning of which is unknown. ", MEDOUSA: Greek form of Latin Medusa, meaning "guardian. ", ASPASIA: Greek name derived from the word aspasios, meaning "welcome.". The name is of uncertain origin. ", PHILOMELA: Greek name composed of the elements philos "dear, sweet" and melos "song," usually rendered "sweet singer; nightingale. ", GORGOPHONE: "Gorgon slayer." And there Alexander always attracted powerful women; according to legend, that included the then-current queen of the Amazons, Thalestris. The other two are Thalia, "blossoming, luxuriant," and Euphrosyne, "joy, merriment. ", TRYPHOSA: Greek name derived from the word tryphe, meaning "delicate, soft. ", TRYPHAINA: Greek name derived from the word tryphe, meaning "delicate, soft. Greek myth name of the sister of Priam, daughter of Oedipus, derived from the elements anti "against; counter" and gone "birth; generation. Also the name of a moon of Jupiter. IOANNA: Feminine form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious. ", DIANTHA: "God-flower." e Artemisia I of Caria (Ancient Greek: Ἀρτεμισία; fl. ", CYBELE: Myth name of a Phrygian goddess of fertility adopted by the Greeks and Romans. PENELOPE: Greek myth name of the patient wife of Odysseus who waited ten years for his return during which she refused several proposals of marriage by princes. Sadly, Myrina died in battle against some Greeks. ", SOSTRATE: "Safe-army." AGLAIA (Greek: Αγλαια): Greek myth name of one of the three Graces, meaning "beauty, splendor." ", PHILOMENA: Feminine form of Greek Philomenes, meaning "love-strong. ", TIMO: Feminine form of Greek Timon, meaning "honor. Original Greek form of Latin Polyxena, myth name of a daughter of Priam and Hecuba, composed of the elements polys "much" and xenoi "hospitable (esp. ", PHYLLIDOS: Variant of Greek Phyllis, meaning "foliage. ", AIRLIA (Greek: Αιρλια): Variant of Greek Airlea, meaning "ethereal. Greek myth name of an Oread (mountain nymph) who loved her own voice. IOLANTHE: Greek name, apparently coined by Gilbert and Sullivan for their play of the same name first produced in London on November 25, 1882. MNEME: "Memory." Artemis changed her into a fountain. ", ALCESTIS (Greek: 'Αλκηστις): Greek myth name of a princess who was rescued by Hercules when she descended into Hades in place of her husband, meaning "might of the home. ARETHOUSA: "The waterer." Derives from Greek andros "man/warrior" and medomai "to think." ", THALIA: Greek myth name of the muse of comedy and pastoral poetry. Greek myth name of one of the Hesperides, and a water nymph (Nereid), daughter of Nereus, who was pursued by Alpheus, the river god. Metropolitan Museum of Art / Wikimedia Commons / CC0 1.0. ", APHRODISIA:(Greek Aφροδυσία)  Feminine form of Greek Aphrodisios, meaning "risen from the foam. ", DAREIA: Feminine form of Greek Dareios, meaning "possesses a lot; wealthy. Ancient Greek name composed of the elements eu "good" and doxa "fame, glory. Sailing west across the Mediterranean she founded the city of Carthage c. 813 BCE and later fell in love with the Trojan hero and founder of the Roman people Aeneas. ", ALALA (Greek: Αλαλα): Greek myth name of the personification of the "war cry. From the flower name Dianthus, itself from Greek dios "god" and anthos "flower. ", KORE (Korë): Greek myth name borne by Persephone, a goddess of the underworld, meaning "maiden. Carly Silver is an ancient and classical history expert who has served as a tour guide, assistant editor for Harlequin Books, and teacher and lecturer in Brooklyn. Furious at the abduction of her sister Antiope and the murder of Hippolyta, Orithyia ordered a retaliatory attack on the Athenians, who had fought for Heracles. HERA: Greek myth name of the wife of Zeus. It is the Phrygian form of Greek Khthonia, meaning "of the earth/underworld. In Greek mythology an unnamed river nymph is said to have been the mother of a Trojan hero who fought against the Greeks. #RIPAmazons. Greek name composed of the elements eu "good," and praxis "action, exercise, practice. SMEME: Greek myth name of the daughter of Oedipus, derived from the element isme, meaning "knowledge. ", PHILE: Feminine form of Greek Philon, meaning "to love. She and her women fought for Troy during the Trojan War, and Pentha was a standout figure. ", OINONE: Original Greek form of Latin Oenone, meaning "wine.". 480 BC) was a queen of the ancient Greek city-state of Halicarnassus and of the nearby islands of Kos, Nisyros and Kalymnos, within the Achaemenid satrapy of Caria, in about 480 BC. Queen Dido (aka Elissa, from Elisha, or Alashiya, her Phoenician name) was a legendary Queen of Tyre in Phoenicia who was forced to flee the city with a loyal band of followers. ", ELEFTHERIA: Feminine form of Greek Eleftherios, meaning "the liberator.". Greek form of Latin Clymene, name of several mythological characters including the Oceanid who was the mother of Atlas and Prometheus. ", EUGENEIA: Feminine form of Greek Eugenios, meaning "well born. PODARGE: "Fleet-foot." In fact, the Trojan war began as a result of a violation of Xenia, for Paris had been a guest of Menelaus and violated Xenia by abducting his host's wife. The place name Arcadia was derived from the word arktos, meaning "bear.". Her Roman name is Discordia. ", SAPPHO: Greek name, possibly derived from the word sappheiros, meaning "lapis lazuli; sapphire. KLYTAIMNESTRA: Greek form of Latin Clytemnestra, a myth name derived from the elements klytos "famous, praiseworthy," and mnestria "wooing. Sadly, "after obtaining from Alexander the enjoyment of his society for thirteen days, in order to have issue by him," Thalestris "returned into her kingdom, and soon after died, together with the whole name of the Amazons." ENYO: "Horror." Greek myth name of the mother of Aphrodite. ", HEKABE: Original form of Greek Hecuba which may be a variant of Latin Hecate, meaning "far off. From the Greek word eche, meaning "sound. ", KYNTHIA: Greek form of Latin Cynthia, meaning "woman from Kynthos. It is composed of the elements eurys "wide" and dike "justice. ", PHOIBE: Original Greek form of Latin Phoebe. Cleopatra, (Greek: “Famous in Her Father”) Egyptian queen, famous in history and drama as the lover of Julius Caesar and later as the wife of Mark Antony. Meaning unknown. ", ALEXIA (Greek: Αλεξία): Feminine form of Greek Alexius, meaning "defender. ", EUPRAXIA: "Good action/exercise/practice." ", ARACHNE: (Greek Αράχνη) Greek myth name of a young girl who was turned into a spider by Athena, meaning "spider. ZENAIS: Greek name, possibly meaning "of Zeus. ", NYX: Greek myth name of a goddess of night, meaning "night. Greek myth name of one of the four daughters of Kadmos, king of Theben in Boiotia, and his wife Harmonia. ", IANTHA: Variant of Greek Ianthe, name meaning "violet flower. Greek name composed of the elements sos "safe, sound" and stratos "army. ", EFTHALIA: Variant of Greek Euthalia, meaning "blooming, flourishing. It is the feminine form of Greek Olympos, "home of the gods," of which the true meaning is unknown. 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