Given Name ATHENA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αθηνα (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: A-TE-NA (Classical Greek), ə-THEE-nə (English)   [details]

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.

Categories

children of Zeus, Danish royal family, Fire Emblem characters, goddesses, mythology, Olympians, war deities, wisdom
VARIANT: Athene (Greek Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Athenais (Ancient Greek), Athénaïs (French), Athina (Greek)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Aþena, Athéna
  United States
2016
  England and Wales
2015
  Iceland
2015