Given Name ILITHYIA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ειλειθυια (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

From the Greek Ειλειθυια (Eileithyia), which was derived from ειληλυθυια (eilelythyia) "the readycomer". This was the name of the Greek goddess of childbirth and midwifery.

Categories

goddesses, mother goddesses
VARIANT: Eileithyia
Entry updated December 8, 2017