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


Lamia is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Lamia?

Lamia is a name from Greek mythology. She was a mistress of Zeus and a daughter of Poseidon and Libya. Hera killed her son and because of that Lamia starts to kill, skin, dismember and eat the children of other mothers. Besides, Lamia is an Arabic name.

What does the name Lamia mean?

Lamia means “throat” and “gullet” (from ancient Greek “laimós/λαιμός”). Besides, Lamia means “shining”, “radiant” or “brilliant” (from Arabic “lamiea/لامعة”).

Pronunciation of Lamia

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Popularity of the name Lamia

The name Lamia is ranked #7879 overall.

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