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12 Destruction names and what they mean, for destruction, death for baby girls, listing 1-12.
Arethusa .. Greek mythology: Arethusa was a nymph pursued by a river god, who was changed by Artemis into a stream to avoid a fate worse than death.
Cassiopeia .. According to legend, both mother and daughter were placed among the stars after death, and there are constellations named after them.
Deyanira .. (Spanish, Greek) "Devastating, capable of great destruction." ..
Eris .. Mythology: goddess of discord and destruction, and sister of Ares the god of war.
Ernestine .. (Old German) "Battle to the death." ..
Hafsa .. Name of a seventh-century person chosen, after Muhammad's death, to be the keeper of the first written copy of the Koran.
Kali .. Mythology: Kali, wife of Shiva, is a Hindu goddess of destruction ..
Laufeia .. Norse mythology: Laufeia is the mother of Loki, the Norse god of destruction and evil.
Lorelei .. Place name: a rocky cliff on the Rhine river, dangerous to boat passage, has been poetically personified as the Lorelei, whose singing lures men to destruction ..
Mara .. Biblical: Naomi, mother-in-law of Ruth, claimed the name Mara as an expression of grief after the deaths of her husband and sons ..
Monica .. Saint Monica, the mother of Saint Augustine, prayed for her son and saved him from self-destruction ..
Parthenope .. Greek mythology: name of a Siren, who threw herself into the sea when she failed to lure Odysseus to his death ..
Ernestine, Kali, Lorelei, Mara and Monica are commonly used names, while Arethusa, Cassiopeia, Deyanira, Eris, Hafsa, Laufeia and Parthenope are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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