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What does Ianthe mean?

Ianthe Pronunciation of Ianthe [ianthe] as a girls' name is pronounced eye-AH-thee. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Ianthe is "violet flower". Mythology: a sea nymph, daughter of Oceanus

Associated with: greek, violet, flower, mythology, sea, nymph (goddess).


Ianthe has 4 variants: Iantha, Ianthia, Ianthina and Janthia.

Creative forms:
(female) Iante, Inathe, ..

(male) Iance, Ianire, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ianthe Tiffany (I.T.), ..

How popular is Ianthe?

Ianthe is an unusual given name for women. Ianthe is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Ianthe has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Ianthe is alike in pronunciation to Anthe. Other suggested similar names are Agathe, Agnethe, Berthe, Blanche, Blithe, Blythe, Calanthe, Cathe, Cleanthe, Clianthe (see Cliantha), Dianthe, Edithe, Edythe, Evanthe, Faithe, Faythe, Grethe, Iana, Ianna, Idette, Ilane, Inah, Indee, Inge, Ioanah (see Ioanna), Iolantha, Iolanthe, Ione, Ionie, Isotte (see Isolde), Ivette, Jacinthe, Jacynthe, Jolanthe, Kaethe, Kathe, Klianthe, Leithe, Lethe, Marthe, Olathe, Panthea, Ruthe, Xantha, Xanthe, Yolanthe and Zantha. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ianthe.

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