♀ Name Persephone – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Persephone

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Persephone is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Persephone

Persephone is a name of the Greek mythology (daughter of Zeus and Demeter and Goddess of the dead, the underworld and fertility).

Meaning of Persephone

Persephone means “female thresher of grain” (from ancient Greek “pérthō/πέρθω” = to destroy + “-patta” or Vedic “parsha” = grain), but as well “murder” and “slaughter” (from ancient Greek “phónos/φόνος”), thus “destroying murderer”.

Pronunciation of Persephone

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