Given Name ANAHITA

GENDER: Feminine

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
VARIANT: Anaitis
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Anahid, Anahit (Armenian), Anahit (Armenian Mythology), Naheed, Nahid (Persian)