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What does Parthenia mean?

Parthenia Pronunciation of Parthenia [parthe-nia] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Parthenia is "maiden". The Parthenon of Athens, Greece, was named after one of the aspects of the divine patroness of the city, Athena Parthenos, or "Athena the Maiden". Athena was one of three virgin goddesses of ancient Greek mythology, the other two being Artemis, goddess of the moon, and Hestia, goddess of the hearth.

Associated with: greek, patroness (saint), virgin, ancient (old), mythology, moon.


Parthenia has 6 variants: Partheenia, Parthena, Parthenie, Parthinia, Pathina and Pathinia.

1 masculine form: Parthenios.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Parthenia?

Parthenia is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3616 out of 4276, Top 85%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Parthenia reached its highest rank of #812 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Parthena is the only other prominent related form of Parthenia. Adoption of these forms of Parthenia reached its apex during 1880-1889 (average #1198).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Parthenia, Parthena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Parthenia and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Althelia, Antheia, Anthemia, Ardenia, Arsenia, Artheia, Arthelia, Carmelia, Cathia, Catrenia (see Catriona), Catrinia (see Catriona), Ethenia, Gardenia, Harmonia, Hartencia (see Hortensia), Hartinsia (see Hortensia), Hortencia, Hortensia, Hortenxia (see Hortensia), Ianthia, Janthia, Jasenia, Kathia, Larentia, Latania, Latonia, Latrecia, Lorenia, Mahelia, Marcenia (see Marcene), Marnia, Marteena, Marthena, Marthini, Martia, Mathia, Matthia, Nathalia, Nathania, Nethania, Ortensia, Orthia, Pamelia, Pania, Panthea, Pantheia, Pantheya (see Panthea), Panthia, Parmelia, Parmenia, Parmenya (see Parmenia), Parnella, Parthenope, Patience, Patient, Patienzia, Patricia, Patrina, Paxten, Permelia, Permenia (see Parmenia), Petronia, Petunia, Phelia, Phemia, Precia, Priminia (see Prima), Prudencia, Sarelia, Sirenia, Tahnia, Tatiania, Tryphenia, Yasenia and Yazenia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Parthenia.

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