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


Athene is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Athene?

Athene (or Athena) 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.

What does the name Athene mean?

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

Pronunciation of Athene

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Popularity of the name Athene

The name Athene is ranked #5393 overall.

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