Usage Greek Mythology
Scripts Ὑπερμνήστρα(Ancient Greek)
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Meaning & History
Feminine name taken from Greek mythology meaning "the much-wooed one". Hypermnestra was one of Danaus' fifty daughters, the Danaids. When ordered to kill her husband on their wedding night, her sisters complied whilst Hypermnestra refused. As a result, whilst her sisters were punished, Hypermnestra went straight to Elysium.