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Gender: F Pronunciation: if-i-JEN-ee-uh Meaning of Iphigenia: "of royal birth" Origin of Iphigenia: Greek

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In mythology, Iphigenia was sacrificed by her father, Agamemnon -- a difficult legacy to pass on to a daughter, and only one reason the name is hardly ever used.

Famous People Named Iphigenia

Ifigenija Simonovic (b. 1953), Slovene writer

Pop Culture References for the Name Iphigenia

Dr. Calliope "Callie" Iphigenia Torres, from TV's Grey's Anatomy; character played by Sara Ramirez

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