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


Circe is a ♀ girl’s name.

Origin of the name 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.

What is the meaning of the name Circe?

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

Pronunciation of Circe

Variants of the name Circe


Popularity of the name Circe

The name Circe is ranked #11219 overall.

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