Given Name HECATE

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Εκατη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: HEK-ə-tee (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Greek ‘Εκατη (Hekate), possibly derived from ‘εκας (hekas) meaning "far off". In Greek mythology Hecate was a goddess associated with witchcraft, crossroads, tombs, demons and the underworld.

Categories

goddesses, Greek mythology, witches
VARIANT: Hekate