Name Persephone

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Persephone

Persephone is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Persephone

Persephone is a name from Greek mythology. She is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter and goddess of the dead, the underworld and fertility. She is also called Kore or Kora.

Meaning of Persephone

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

Pronunciation of Persephone

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Name Statistic: Persephone is ranked #4977 overall ↓ -90

  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3411 ↓↓ -382
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3527 ↓↓ -380
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3874 ↓↓ -269
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 4182 ↓↓ -792
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 4253 ↓↓ -332
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 4583 ↓↓ -605
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 4692 ↓↓ -132
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 5069 ↓↓ -186
  • 🇫🇷 France: 5219 ↑ 81
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 5462 ↓↓ -588
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 5700 ↑↑ 222
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 5910 ↓ -77
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 6703 ↑ 23
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 6982 ↓↓ -3443
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 7536 ↓↓ -726
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 8093 ↓↓ -495
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 9955 ↑↑ 287
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 10657 ↓↓ -155
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 12448 ↓↓ -386


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