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Alcyone

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Gender: Female Origin of Alcyone: Greek mythology name

The name Alcyone is a girl's name . Alcyone and is often added to lists like Space Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven/Hell/Purgatory Themed Girls".

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Alcyone was the wife of Ceyx, but the happy pair angered the gods by calling each other Zeus and Hera. Ceyx's ship was sunk, Alcyone hurled herself into the sea, but then in sympathy for their grief the gods made the lovers halcyon birds.

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Pronounced "al-SEE-eh-nee" or "al-SIY-eh-nee"

Comments

Theodora_Phoenix Says:

2015-06-06T18:10:19

I like this for a character, but I'm not sure if I should use it or not

DearestJules Says:

2014-08-01T01:57:19

You might also consider the similar Halcyon.