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Gender: F Pronunciation: ah-NEM-oh-nee Meaning of Anemone: "wind" Origin of Anemone: Flower name; Greek

Anemone is a floral name that relates to the ancient Greek myth of the famous love story of Aphrodite and Adonis, in which Aphrodite transforms her wounded lover's blood into a flower, the crimson anemone, whose blossoms are opened by the wind--accounting for its other name, windflower.

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Famous People Named Anemone

Anemone, daughter of French politician Cecile Duflot

Pop Culture References for the Name Anemone

Anemone, a nymph who was turned into a flower in Greek mythology
Anemone, character in manga/anime "Eureka Seven"
Sea anemone, water-dwelling, meat-eating, predatory animal that looks somewhat like a flower
Anemone, word that Nemo had trouble saying in Finding Nemo

Anemona, Ann-aymone, Anne-aymone

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