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What does Circe mean?

Circe Pronunciation of Circe [circe] as a girls' name is pronounced SIR-see. It is of Greek origin. Latinized form of Greek "Kirke" which probably means "bird". Mythology: a sorceress who tempted Odysseus and changed his men into pigs and back again. The name is associated with a "bewitching" woman.

Associated with: greek, bird, mythology.


Creative forms:
(female) Circa, Cirie, ..

(male) Circo, Cirne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Circe Sariah (C.S.), ..

How popular is Circe?

Circe is a rare given name for females and also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Circe has not been listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Circe name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Circe outside U.S.

Similar Names

Circe is alike in pronunciation to Ceres. Other recommended names are Caree, Carie, Carle, Cayce, Cerice, Ceryce, Cici, Cile, Cira, Ciri, Coree, Corie and Cree. These names tend to be more frequently used than Circe.

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