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.
VARIANT: Astraia
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Astra (English)

Categories

celestial, goddesses, Greek mythology, justice, Latinizations, purity, space, stars
Entry updated December 8, 2017