Gender Feminine
Scripts Λάμια(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Possibly from Greek λαιμός (laimos) meaning "throat". In Greek mythology this is the name of a queen of Libya who was a mistress of Zeus. Hera, being jealous, kills Lamia's children, causing her to go mad and transform into a monster that hunts the children of others.

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Entry updated May 29, 2020