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GenderFeminine
Scriptsآناهیتا 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.
VariantsNaheed, Nahid Persian Anaitis Persian Mythology
Other Languages & CulturesAnahid, Anahit Armenian Anahit Armenian Mythology

Categories

fertility deities, goddesses, mythology, purity, water
Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute