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Iphigenia meaning and name origin
Iphigenia \i-phige-nia, iph(i)-genia\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Iphigenia is "sacrifice". Greek mythology: daughter of Agamemnon. Her father sacrificed her to gain advantage in the Trojan war, though in most versions of the story, she is saved by Artemis. There are plays inspired by this tale.
Iphigenia has 7 variant forms: Efigenia, Ephigenia, Ephigenie, Ifigenia, Iphigeneia, Iphigenie and Genia.
A baby name that sounds like Iphigenia is Evgenia.
Popularity of Iphigenia
Iphigenia is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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