Name Amalthea Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Amalthea

11747

Amalthea is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Amalthea?

Amalthea is a Latinized form of the Greek name Amaltheia, which occurs in the Greek mythology. She was a nymph and the foster mother of Zeus, sometimes represented as the goat herself.

What does the name Amalthea mean?

The name Amalthea derived from Greek “malásso̱/μαλάσσω” meaning “to soften”, “to soothe” or “to mollify” and gives her the meaning “tender goddess”.

Pronunciation of Amalthea

Popularity of the name Amalthea

The name Amalthea is ranked #11747 overall.

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