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GenderFeminine
Scripts‘Ερμιονη Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.HER-MEE-O-NE Classical Greek
hər-MIE-ə-nee English
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Meaning & History

Derived from the name of the Greek messenger god HERMES. In Greek myth Hermione was the daughter of Menelaus and Helen. This is also the name of the wife of Leontes in Shakespeare's play 'The Winter's Tale' (1610). It is now closely associated with the character Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter series of books, first released in 1997.

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Actress Mary Anderson as Hermione in an 1887 performance of The Winter's TaleActress Mary Anderson as Hermione in an 1887 performance of The Winter's Tale

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actresses, D H Lawrence characters, daughters, Greek mythology, Harry Potter characters, literature, mythology, Orthodox Saints, saints, Shakespearean characters, song titles, witches
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute