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Ashtoreth is actually the plural of Ashtaroth. An ashtaroth is a type of totem pole associated with the worship of Astarte. Astarte was the Phoenecian goddess referred to above. Ashtaroth is also a biblical land area associated with Og of Bashan.
-- Bonicus  1/19/2006
Possibly derived from Astarte, the Greek Goddess of war, fertility, fire, victory, vengance and sexual prowess.
-- audreyhubley  8/29/2006
This name is odd, but something about it appeals to me.
-- Athena Nike  3/14/2010
This name sounds hideous. It's merely a bastardization of the beautiful name Ishtar. Not only that, but Ashtoreth was used by the ancient Hebrews to mock the Babylonians. It also sounds demonic.
-- bananarama  5/2/2010
This name is quite pretty.
-- Anonymous User  6/25/2011

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