Given Name KLYTIË

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Κλυτιη, Κλυτια (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek κλυτος (klytos) meaning "famous, noble". In Greek myth Klytië was an ocean nymph who loved the sun god Helios. Her love was not returned, and she pined away staring at him until she was transformed into a heliotrope flower, whose head moves to follow the sun.


fame, flora, flowers, Greek mythology, love, mythology, nymphs, ocean, plants, sun, water
Entry updated December 8, 2017