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Gender Feminine
Scripts Αριαδνη(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. A-REE-AD-NEH(Classical Greek)
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Meaning & History

Means "most holy", composed of the Cretan Greek elements αρι (ari) "most" and αδνος (adnos) "holy". In Greek mythology, Ariadne was the daughter of King Minos. She fell in love with Theseus and helped him to escape the Labyrinth and the Minotaur, but was later abandoned by him. Eventually she married the god Dionysus.
Other Languages & CulturesAriadna(Catalan) Arijana(Croatian) Ariane(Dutch) Ariana, Arianna, Arienne, Aryana(English) Ariane, Arianne(French) Ariane(German) Arianna(Italian) Ariadna(Polish) Ariana(Portuguese) Ariadna(Russian) Ariadna(Spanish)
User SubmissionsAriadné, Ariadnė


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