Given Name ILITHYIA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ειλειθυια (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

From the Greek Ειλειθυια (Eileithyia), which was derived from ειληλυθυια (eilelythyia) "the readycomer". This was the name of the Greek goddess of childbirth and midwifery.
VARIANT: Eileithyia

Categories

goddesses, mother goddesses
Entry updated December 8, 2017