Given Name DESPOINA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Δεσποινα (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: DHE-spee-na (Greek)   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "mistress, lady" in Greek. In Greek mythology this was the name of the daughter of Demeter and Poseidon. She was worshipped in the Eleusinian Mysteries, which were secret rites practiced at Eleusis near Athens.
VARIANT: Despina (Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Despina (Macedonian)