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Gender: Female Meaning of Acantha: "thorn, prickle" Origin of Acantha: Greek

The name Acantha is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "thorn, prickle". Acantha and is often added to lists like Gorgeous Flower Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rotating Sibling Sets".

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Acantha is one of the unique baby names in the stylish mythological category that also might count as a flower name. In Greek mythology, Acantha was a nymph beloved by Apollo. An unusual and attractive choice that could make a creative way to honor a grandma Rose.

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cheesy-biscuit Says:


It sounds like it could be a country. "All passengers may now board the flight to Acantha."

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Zelliew Says:


The meaning of thorn or prickle isn't winning me over