Athena
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Given Name ATHENA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αθηνα (Ancient Greek)
Meaning & History
Meaning unknown, perhaps derived from Greek αθηρ (ather) "sharp" and αινη (aine) "praise". Athena was the Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare, the daughter of Zeus and the patron goddess of the city of Athens in Greece. She is associated with the olive tree and the owl.
Related Names
VARIANT: Athene
OTHER LANGUAGES: Athenais (Ancient Greek), Athénaïs (French)
See Also
Aþena, Athéna
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