Given Name ARETHUSA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αρεθουσα (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

From Greek Αρεθουσα (Arethousa), which is possibly derived from αρδω (ardo) "water" and θοος (thoos) "quick, nimble". This was the name of a nymph in Greek mythology who was transformed into a fountain.

Categories

Greek mythology, nymphs
VARIANT: Arethousa