Asteria

Greek
"star"

Asteria Origin and Meaning

The name Asteria is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "star".

Asteria is an Anglicized spelling of the Greek Astraea or Astraia, the goddess of justice and innocence. She became the constellation Virgo, so all forms of this name would be especially appropriate for a child born in late August or early September.

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Asteria in Pop Culture

  • Asteriarole in the opera 'Nerone' by Arrigo Boito
  • Asteriagoddess of justice and stars.
  • Asteriaseveral figures in Greek Mythology.
  • Asteriarole in Handel's opera, Tamerlano.