Aniara

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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. a-nee-A-ra
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Meaning & History

From Greek ἀνιαρός (aniarós) meaning "sad, despairing". The name was invented by Swedish author Harry Martinson for the space ship in his poem of science fiction 'Aniara: en revy om människan i tid och rum' published in 1956. This is the name of the star HD 102956 in the constellation Ursa Major, orbited by the planet Isagel.
Added 5/30/2016 by lilolaf
Edited 3/31/2022 by Beautiful Victory