Given Name ASTRAEA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αστραια (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek Αστραια (Astraia), derived from Greek αστηρ (aster) meaning "star". Astraea was a Greek goddess of justice and innocence. After wickedness took root in the world she left the earth and became the constellation Virgo.

Categories

celestial, goddesses, Greek mythology, justice, Latinizations, purity, space, stars
VARIANT: Astraia
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Astra (English)