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Florence nightingale, a famous nurse, had an older sister called Parthenope.
Parthenope is also a name given to the Italian city of Naples.
Florence Nightingale's sister Frances Parthenope (1819-90) was given her first name after her mother Frances and her middle name (which she went by) after Parthenope, an ancient Greek name for the region of Naples, where she was born. She married Sir Henry Verney and was a writer.
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