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Page 1/4. 33 Nymph names and what they mean, for nymph, maid for baby girls, listing 1-10.
Abigail .. She referred to herself as David's "handmaid", and her name became widely used as a term for a lady's maid ..
Aegina .. Mythology: the name of a nymph who was impregnated by Zeus ..
Anemone .. Greek mythology: the name of a nymph who was turned into a flower.
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.
Beda .. (Old English) "Battle maid."
Bedelia .. Literary: a very literal-minded maid named Amelia Bedelia features in a popular series of children's books ..
Calista .. Mythology: an Arcadian nymph who metamorphosed into a she-bear, then into the Great Bear constellation ..
Calypso .. Mythology: a demi-goddess and nymph who lived on the hidden island of Ogygia, and kept Odysseus as her prisoner and lover for seven years ..
Castalia .. Greek mythology: a nymph who was being pursued by Apollo and fell into a spring on Mount Parnassus.
Clytie .. Mythology: a water nymph in love with Apollo, god of the sun ..
Abigail and Calista are commonly used names, while Aegina, Anemone, Arethusa, Beda, Bedelia, Calypso, Castalia and Clytie are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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