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Gender Feminine
Scripts Φωτινη(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek φως (phos) meaning "light" (genitive φωτος (photos)). This is the name traditionally given to the Samaritan woman Jesus met at the well (see John 4:7). She is venerated as a saint by the Eastern Church.
VariantPhotina
Masculine FormPhotios
Other Languages & CulturesFoteini, Fotini(Greek)

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