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Meaning and name origin
Parthenia \p(a)-rthe-nia, par-thenia\ as a girl's 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.
There is 1 masculine form of Parthenia: Parthenios.
Parthenia is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3616 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Parthenia for girls (2014 statistics).
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