Given Name EASTER

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: EES-tər  [details]

Meaning & History

From the English name of the Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus. It was ultimately named for the Germanic spring goddess Eostre. It was traditionally given to children born on Easter, though it is rare in modern times.

Categories

American Gods characters, holidays, life, word names
Entry updated October 11, 2012