Athena meaning

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Athena Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \a-the-na\
Number of People 👶 37,000
Rate in 2021 271
Numerology 🔢 22
Name origin 🌍 Greek
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Athena Name Meaning

The name of the goddess Athena herself came from the Greek Ἀθενόα, Atheonóa (“afeonoa”), part of the name of which (“Theon “then”, “Theon”) means “divine”.

In Orthodoxy, the name Athena is not mentioned, but the names Athenogenes and Athenodorus were formed from this name, meaning “born of Athena” and “gift of Athena”.


Athena Name Origin and History

Additional description of the name Athena
Additional description of the name Athena

The name Athena is Greek.

The name Athena is of Greek origin. The pronunciation of the name through "and" refers more to the modern version, in the time of Homer the name was pronounced as Athena, Athenea (which is interpreted as "Athenian"). Scientists agree that the goddess Athena got her name from the name of the city of Athens (also Athenaeus), in which she was worshiped.

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Personality traits of the name Athena

Emotionally sensitive, responsive, and attentive, she is ready to make significant efforts to ensure peace and harmony in her world. She is also sensitive to beauty, making sure to take care of her appearance down to the finest details.

Her weakest link is her hypersensitivity, which, combined with her active imagination, can lead to breakdowns and nervous breakdowns. Athena is a sociable girl, she communicates with ease, and charm, and is not devoid of diplomatic flair and humor.

Athena's inner need pushes her to great, even grandiose achievements. She can try to achieve her goals by developing her strengths - perfectionism, patience, and determination, although this does not mean that everything will be smooth and successful. Or this girl will decide to hide in her inner sanctuary of dreams and imagination, laziness and indecision, perhaps she will seek solace in the arms of a loved one to compensate for the lack of her ambitions.

As a child, Athena can be somewhat temperamental and excessive, although she is usually rather timid, impressionable, and dependent on her environment.

She likes to get together with others, collaborate and work together, and emotional support has a strong influence on her and increases her performance. Love is important to this emotionally oriented woman who often denies her emotional needs. There are two different possibilities: either she becomes an ideal housewife and mother, or she rejects motherhood and gives herself to work and career building, social work of grandiose proportions.


Atina, Athenaeus, Athena.


For the name Athena, the patron planet is Uranus. They have their ideas about the world and life principles, which they follow, neglecting the generally accepted norms of behavior. Their main quality is independence. They have many friends and are always happy to talk with them. People of this type are mobile, sociable, and hardworking. They have an excellent memory, but they are often irritable and nervous. Among other things, they have excellent organizational skills.


The name Athena is green. People who have this color are kind and cordial, ready to give the last. They are not afraid of life changes, they easily take risks for the sake of material well-being, however, money rarely lingers in their pocket - "green" people like to have fun with a large and noisy crowd, treating everyone. They are very vulnerable and sensual, therefore they are often offended by family members, feeling misunderstood and unloved, however, they forgive as quickly as they are offended. Positive character traits are kindness and optimism. Negative character traits are vulnerability and resentment.

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01/14/2024 00:00:00

Ideal name for my little girl who is now 7 and did both 1st and 2nd grades in one school year. She's very bright and a good planner. This summer'she began reading Harry Potter #1 after'school was out. Now July is ending and she's on the 4th Potter book. What did You'read this summer❤️❤️

12/27/2023 11:44:48

My name is Athina! Yes, It's spelled with an I, and It'should be because It's Greek and that's how we greeks spell it, not with an E. (i hate that) You can ask my grandmother how i was named after and my 3 cousins!!!. I love my name It's unique (well not in my family anyway. hehehe)

11/23/2023 08:05:26

Athena is a possibility for my daughter's naem because of my husaband's greek heritage. I so much don'th tink of the goddess, but i think of Athena Onassis, the greek shipping heiress

11/20/2023 07:12:22

The only time that I ever heard this name was on WB's show Everwood. I only like it because the guy that plays Ephraim is pretty good looking. But it is a little too religious for my liking.

11/14/2023 03:05:10

My name is Athena and I don't meet a lot of people with the name'so it makes me feel special and unique. I am greek and I'm named after my great grandmother, even'though many people just think I'm named after the greek goddess Athena (which is a big compliment as well). Rarely do people mispronounce my name but when'they do they either don't attempt to try or pronounce it as a weird version of Ethan...but that was once and weird. I think my name is amazing and most people compliment how beautiful it is when'they find out.

09/18/2023 08:37:02

Athena is one of the Most common Greek names for Greek girls, next to Maria being the most common. Go to any Greek Orthodox Church, and you will see it is far from uncommon if you are Greek. We named our daughter Athena, being Greek, and it was a name my husband I both agreed on. It certainly may sound ❤️unique❤️ if you are not Greek.

09/13/2023 06:56:50

My name is Athena, and I absolutely love it. Though almost no one knows what it means, I feel special to have such a unique name. <3

09/12/2023 20:04:24

Kudos to anyone who'd name their daughter after the goddess of wisdom.

06/18/2023 19:30:14

My name is Athena and i absolutely love it. Everywhere I go i get complements when i tell them my name'see my name. It's amazing. they usually ask me "like the Greek goddess" and i of course say, sure because who wouldn't want to be complemented like a goddess.

06/09/2023 20:57:54

I'met her once. Totally awesome, super-intelligent, very straight forward, doesn't really say negative things of people at all, very concerned about human welfare but kind of aloof in a sense that'she keeps her own distance. Very curious and enjoys small details and admires the beauty of small things, like pebbles with unique designs. ATHENA is awesome and Athena is an awesome name.

05/13/2023 20:03:30

HI'my name is Athena I'm from Philippines and I'm 11 years old born in June 9 2020 and I'm smart and I love my name goddess of wisdom I'm grade 6 and I write this on 2019

04/30/2023 11:07:54

when i was in elementary school, i never liked my name because everyone always thought i was saying Sara or Tara. and plus it wasn't popular like Brittany or Alisa. But now, i think its a beautiful and unique name (which is what Farrah means right❤️!) to me it makes me stand out and not having someone wondering something like "are you talking about Ashley R. or Ashley Q. or Ashley. B❤️"

04/23/2023 22:29:20

I don't so much think of the goddess-- but i think of one of the richest girls in the world athena onassis...beautiful!

04/02/2023 10:42:50

my name is Athina!!! That's how your suppose to spell it! Not with an E. It's the Greek way of spelling it with an I. I Should know, so should my grandmother who i was named after and my three other cousins!!! I love my name it unique.(well not in my family hehehe)

02/20/2023 16:03:50

Athena is so beautiful n sophisticated. My baby is due any day and she was named Athena before she was conceived!

02/04/2023 11:50:12

I wanna name my baby girl Athena but after'seeing there❤️s other people that have the'same name, made me feel like my baby's name won't b so unique n special ):

01/30/2023 03:24:26

My name is Athena and i've known 4 people with the'same name!

12/16/2022 11:00:24

My name is Athena (born Athina), I changed the'spelling when I was older because phonetically people pronounced it Ath-eye-na.. I used to hate my name but now love it.. can't tell you how many times a week I hear something about how beautiful my name is.. People compare it to a goddess.. nothing wrong with that! :)

12/01/2022 10:24:18

my middle name is athena and i love it! Goddess of Wisdom!

02/19/2022 08:37:48

This is my dd name and it gets misspelled alot and people want to shorten'to the nickname Jackie (I like full name, so have to correct them). I pronounce it Jak Q Lyn but when feeling French (romantic ❤️) will pronounce it Jac Wa Lyn.

01/02/2022 04:59:06

HaI'my name is Athina from India. I really love my name its so sweet and cute name. My friends always told me this. Once I told myself to my friends or other'some people's they said to me this is a cute and precious name. And one thing here no one told me your name is so bored and don't said to me you are a week girl. I really like this name. I don't know how I become strongest girl.but all of told me you are a very good person, lovely friend and a strong girl.

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Athena FAQs

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Athena?
The origin of the name Athena is Greek.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Athena?
*️⃣ How many people are named Athena?
Almost 37000 people are named Athena.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Athena?
The names of Audrey, Ada, Aida, Addie, Audi