Given Name EGLANTINE

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: EG-lən-teen  [details]

Meaning & History

From the English word for the flower also known as sweetbrier. It was first used as a given name (in the form Eglentyne) in Geoffrey Chaucer's 14th-century story 'The Prioress's Tale'.

Categories

A Song of Ice and Fire characters, flora, flowers, literature, nature, pink, plants, sweet, Tolkien characters, white
Entry updated October 11, 2012