Given Name AGLAIA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αγλαιη (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: ə-GLIE-ə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "splendour, beauty" in Greek. In Greek mythology she was one of the three Graces or Χαριτες (Charites). This name was also borne by a 4th-century saint from Rome.
VARIANT: Aglaea (Greek Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Aglaé (French), Aglaya (Russian)

Categories

beauty, Greek mythology, saints
Entry updated December 8, 2017