Given Name ANAHITA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: آناهیتا (Persian)

Meaning & History

Means "immaculate, undefiled" from Avestan a "not" and ahit "unclean". This was the name of the Persian goddess of fertility and water. She was sometimes identified with Artemis, Aphrodite and Athena.

Categories

fertility deities, goddesses, mythology, purity, water
VARIANTS: Naheed, Nahid (Persian), Anaitis (Persian Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Anahid, Anahit (Armenian), Anahit (Armenian Mythology)