Revision History

loadingDate    Editor    Name ID    Change Summary
4/5/2022, 10:13 PM Mike C pleione added (from user-submitted name 203857)
2/21/2015, 8:28 AM Namemaven

Gender Feminine
Scripts Πλειόνη, Πληιόνη(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Possibly from Greek πλείων (pleion) meaning "more, greater". According to Greek mythology Pleione was an Oceanid nymph who was the husband of Atlas. Together with her seven daughters and Atlas she forms the group of stars called the Pleiades, part of the constellation Taurus.