10 mystical mythological baby names for your baby girl
Daughter of the the Dagda, Brigid is one of the most well-known goddesses in Irish mythology. She is a triple goddess, with two sisters that share her name.
A tragic figure in Greek mythology, Cassandra was cursed to see the future but never to be believed. Lovely name though!
A Norse goddess and valkyrie, ‘Eir’ is believed to mean ‘peace’ and ‘clemency’.
In Roman mythology, Flora is the goddess of spring and flowers.
Another Norse goddess, Freya is the personification of love and fertility.
In Greek mythology, Gaia is the personification of Earth.
An ancient Egyptian goddess, Isis was the deity of motherhood, fertility and magic.
Minerva is the Roman goddess of poetry, wisdom, crafts and magic. She is often depicted with an owl, which symbolises her wisdom.
A Welsh human, Rhiannon was cursed (eventually unsuccessfully) by a jealous man who wanted to marry her. She is associated with horses.
Another name from Greek mythology, Thalia was one of Zeus’s daughters, and the Muse of Comedy.
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