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Xanthe vs. Persephone vs. Athena

Which one? I’m looking for a Greek name.

The Top Baby Name is...

Name Votes
Xanthe 5% (1 votes)
Persephone 0% (0 votes)
Athena 95% (19 votes)

Comments

Athena for a girl, Xanthe on a boy
posted by guest :: 2008-12-21 15:19:45 | report
How would you pronounce Xanthe?
posted by ajhart_33 :: 2008-12-21 15:19:58 | report
Zan-thee
It’s a girls name, I’m sure :)
posted by guest: Lizzie :: 2008-12-21 15:21:05 | report
Uh.... what do you think of Aikatarine? Its greek for Kathryn meaning pure. Pronounced Ay-kat-ah-ree-nee.
posted by Ryan-gal :: 2008-12-21 15:21:15 | report
I would probably go for Athena but here are other Greek names:
Aella
Alexia
Delia
Cibela
Echo
Gaia
Hermia
Iris
Maia
Tanis
posted by guest :: 2008-12-21 15:22:42 | report
I like them all but Athen a wins in a huge way. My favorite Greek name is Lydia. GL!!
posted by guest: Em :: 2008-12-21 15:24:25 | report
Agreeing with the last post- My little sister’s name is Tanis, and she gets a lot of compliments on it.
posted by ajhart_33 :: 2008-12-21 15:24:47 | report
I voted for Athena, although I think Xanthe is pretty. I love Tanis also :)
posted by guest: Luce :: 2008-12-21 15:27:20 | report
I love Athena! I like the idea of Aikatarine, but I don’t think anyone in this country would say it as it should sound. I think it would be a beautiful name IN Greece, but I don’t think it would quite work in America. I do know an Athena in the states, and I think that would work much better.
posted by guest :: 2008-12-21 15:27:37 | report
I know a Persephone. She gets some compliments, some weird looks and a lot of "Stephanie???" She goes by Seph or Sephie. I agree that the name Aikatarine would get murdered by English speaking people. GL!!
posted by guest: Em :: 2008-12-21 15:31:33 | report
if you are dead set on using one of those on your list then i would go with athena cuz its the easiest to say and its pretty
posted by guest :: 2008-12-21 18:49:08 | report

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