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Page 5/6. 112 Goddess names and what they mean, for goddess, muse for baby girls, listing 81-100.
Mahina .. The Hawaiian equivalent of Diana, goddess of the moon.
Maia .. In Roman tradition, she is an earth goddess of springtime ..
Majesta .. Mythology: Majestas was the Roman goddess of honor.
May .. The month of May was named for Maia, the Roman earth goddess ..
Minerva .. Mythology: name of the Roman goddess of wisdom, equivalent to the Greek goddes Athena.
Musidora .. (Greek) "Gift of the Muses."
Nike .. Greek mythology: name of the goddess of victory ..
Nikita .. Also a nickname for Nicole, which is derived from Nike, the Greek goddess of victory ..
Norna .. Mythology: the goddess of time.
Oba .. Name of a goddess of rivers.
Pallas .. Mythology: another name for Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom.
Parthenia .. 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.
Pomona .. Mythology: the Roman goddess of fruit trees.
Rhiannon .. (Welsh) "Great queen, or goddess." Mythology: the title Rigantona "great queen" is borne by a Celtic goddess of fertility .. The Welsh horse goddess is described in legend as dressed in shining gold and riding a pale horse ..
Selena .. Mythology: Selena was the moon goddess, sister to Helios, the sun, and companion to the names Diana and Cynthia ..
Semele .. Her name may derive from the name of an early Greek earth goddess ..
Sesheta Egyptian mythology: Sesheta was the goddess of the stars and the patroness of writing and literature.
Shyla .. Hindu mythology: one of the names of the goddess Parvati.
Sylvia .. Rhea Silvia was an ancient nature goddess, mother to the twin founders of Rome, Romulus and Remus ..
Tea .. Also possibly variant of Thea (Greek) "goddess" or short form of Dorotea (Greek) "gift of God" ..
Maia, May, Minerva, Nikita, Parthenia, Rhiannon, Selena, Shyla and Sylvia are commonly used names, while Mahina, Majesta, Musidora, Nike, Norna, Oba, Pallas, Pomona, Semele, Sesheta and Tea are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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