Given Name JUNO

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: YOO-no (Classical Latin), JOO-no (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly related to an Indo-European root meaning "youth", or possibly of Etruscan origin. In Roman mythology Juno was the wife of Jupiter and the queen of the heavens. She was the protectress of marriage and women, and was also the goddess of finance.

Categories

asteroids, goddesses, queens, uncertain etymology
VARIANT: Iuno
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Iunia, Junia (Ancient Roman), Junia (Biblical), Iounia (Biblical Greek), Iunia (Biblical Latin)
USER SUBMISSION: Juno
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2016