Given Name ASHTORETH

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: עַשְׁתֹרֶת (Ancient Hebrew)

Meaning & History

From עַשְׁתֹרֶת ('Ashtoret), the Hebrew form of the name of a Phoenician goddess of love, war and fertility. Her name is cognate to that of the Babylonian goddess ISHTAR.

Categories

fertility deities, goddesses, love, love deities
VARIANTS: 'Ashtoret, Astarte, Ishtar (Near Eastern Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Astarte (Biblical Greek), 'Ashtoret (Biblical Hebrew)