Ancient Greek

Sappho Origin and Meaning

The name Sappho is a girl's name of Greek, Ancient_Languages/Civilizations origin meaning "sapphire".

Name of the 7th century BC Greek lyric poet born on the island of Lesbos, whose name has been synonymous with lesbian love. Though this name is rarely used today, it certainly could be and, some might say, SHOULD be revived.

Famous People Named Sappho

  • Sapphoancient Greek poet

Sappho in Pop Culture

  • Sappho/Sapphic is a term used to describe any woman who loves women