Name Athene

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Athene

Athene is a ♀ female name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Athene

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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Name Statistic: Athene is ranked #4726 overall ↓↓ -1249

  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 469 ↓↓ -245
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 681 ↓↓ -411
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 2030 ↓↓ -765
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 2145 ↓↓ -943
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 2160 ↓↓ -623
  • 🇫🇷 France: 2489 ↓↓ -405
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 2833 ↓↓ -961
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3337 ↓↓ -121
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 3487 ↑↑ 2467
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 4370 ↓↓ -630
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 4639 ↓↓ -857
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 4973 ↓↓ -879
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 5009 ↓↓ -881
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 5243 ↓↓ -1872
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 5497 ↓↓ -890
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 6333 ↓↓ -1746
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 8210 ↑↑ 1056
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 8672 ↓↓ -1650
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 10468 ↑↑ 271
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