"famous courter"

Clytemnestra Origin and Meaning

The name Clytemnestra is a girl's name meaning "famous courter".

In Greek legend Clytemnestra was the wife of Agamemnon, mother of Orestes and Electra. She took a lover while her husband was away fighting in the Trojan War, and upon his return she had him killed as revenge for his sacrifice of their daughter Iphigenia. She was subsequently killed by Orestes.