Athena

♀ Name Athena – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Athena

Athena is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Athena

Athena (or Athene) is a name from Greek mythology. She was the goddess of wisdom, handicraft and warfare and the daughter of Zeus and Metis. Besides, she is considered the patron saint of Athens.

Meaning of Athena

The meaning of the name Athena is unsure. It is considered to come from ancient Greek “pótnia/πότνιᾰ “ meaning “mistress”, thus Athena means “mistress of Athens”. Other explanations claim, that Athena derived from ancient Greek “theós/θεός” meaning “God” or “deity” and “nóos/νόος” meaning “mind” or “intelligence”. Thus, Athena means “divine intelligence” or “deity’s mind”.

Pronunciation of Athena

Alternate spelling of Athena

Athéna

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Name Statistic: Athena is ranked #1463 overall ↓ -50

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  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 1395 ↑ 18
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 1807 ↓ -46
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 688 ↓ -16
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 3166 ↑ 4
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 3340 ↓↓ -113
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 246 ↓ -13
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1505 ↓ -85
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 3170 ↑↑ 260
  • 🇫🇷 France: 916 ↑ 9
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 867 ↓ -17
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 2219 ↑↑ 411
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 352 ↑↑ 6940
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3671 ↑ 11
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 399 ↓ -5
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 1376 ↑ 15
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 4523 ↓ -89
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1361 ↓ -81
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 745 ↓ -38

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