Latin spelling of Αθήνα (Athena), the name of the Ancient Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare. Athena was the daughter of mighty Zeus and the Patron Goddess of the city of Athens, the capital of Greece. Athens took its name after its patron Goddess, who gifted her city with the olive tree and the owl. These two are the emblems of both the city of Athens and the Goddess Athena.
According to Ancient Greek Mythology, she was born from Zeus's head fully formed and armored. She was depicted crowned with a crested helm, armed with shield and a spear. Athena represents the most important and well-known woman of Greek mythology. She is often accompanied by his sacred animal and wearing a cloak made from the skin of the Amalthea goat.
The meaning of the name is unclear. Some theories (although the name is almost certainly of pre-Greek origin ) are:
The first thing you should know if you are considering Athina for your baby's name is that in most countries all over the world the name Athina is a girl name.
The name Athina is of Ancient Greek origin, and is used in more than one countries and different languages of the world, especially English speaking countries, Greek speaking countries among others.
If you consider naming your baby Athina we recommend you take note of the special meaning and history of the name as your baby’s name will play a big role in its life and your baby will hear it spoken every day. Searching for a name is a very important and fun process as it’s the very first gift you will give to your baby. Many people believe that the name can affect success in life, through their children's working career and other circumstances, so they choose more “respectable” names or name meanings as they believe that the name meaning reflects the personality of the child.
Athina Name Meaning
The meaning of Athina is “Greek Goddess of wisdom, warfare, handicrafts”. Keep in mind that many names may have different meanings in other countries and languages, so be careful that the name that you choose doesn’t mean something bad or unpleasant. Search comprehensively and find the name meaning of Athina and its name origin or of any other name in our database. Also note the spelling and the pronunciation of the name Athina and check the initials of the name with your last name to discover how it looks and sounds. The history and meaning of the name Athina is fascinating, learn more about it. (If you know more meanings of the name and you would like to contribute click here to submit another name meaning).
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Name Athina Categories
The name Athina is in the following categories: Danish Names, Finnish Names, God and Goddess Names, Greek Mythological Names, Greek Names, Mythological Names, Norwegian Names, Swedish Names, Virtue Names. (If you would like to suggest one or more categories for the name, click here). We have plenty of different baby name categories to search for special meanings plus popular and unique names, search our database before choosing but also note that baby name categories designed to help you and not to be an influential factor when choosing a name. Instead, we recommend that you pay a greater attention to the origin and meaning of the name Athina. Read our baby name articles for useful tips regarding baby names and naming your baby. If you are thinking of giving your baby the beautiful name Athina, spread the love and share this with your friends.
Popularity of the Name Athina
This name is not popular in the US, according to Social Security Administration, as there are no popularity data for the name. This doesn't mean that the name Athina is not popular in other countries all over the world. The name might be popular in other countries, in different languages, or even in a different alphabet, as we use the characters from the Latin alphabet to display the data. A derivative of the name might also be popular in US. Try searching for a variation of the name Athina to find popularity data and rankings.
Note: If a name has less than 5 occurrences in a year, the SSA excludes it from the provided popularity data to protect privacy.
Athina Girl Name Popularity Chart
Note:The data above is from the Social Security Administrator of United States, (more info here) from Social Security card applications for births in US for every name, from 1880 up to the present year. The gender associated with the name might be incorrect, as the data presents the record applications without being edited for errors. The name's popularity and ranking is announced annually, so the data for this year will not be available until next year. The more babies that are given a name, the higher popularity ranking the name receives. For names with the same popularity, the tie is solved by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. This means that if two or more names have the same popularity their rankings may differ significantly, as they are set in alphabetical order. If a name has less than five occurrences, the SSA excludes it from the provided data to protect privacy.
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