Name Circe

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Circe

Circe is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Circe

Circe is a Latinized form of the name Kirke (Κίρκη), which appears in Greek mythology and in Homer’s Odyssey. She was an enchantress and the daughter of the sun god Helios and the Oceanid Perse. She was living on the island Aeaea and transformed her visitors into animals.

Meaning of Circe

Circe possibly means “hawk” or “falcon” (from ancient Greek “kírkos/κίρκος”).

Pronunciation of Circe

Variants of the name Circe

Kirke

Circe in the categories

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Name Statistic: Circe is ranked #9545 overall

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 14053
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 13963
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 4738
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 5083
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 14273
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 8251
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 9949
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 2889
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 800
  • 🇫🇷 France: 13807
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 13083
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 915
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 5679
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 6241
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 223
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 12046
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 8743
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1653
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 9244
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