Gender: Female Origin of Alcyone: Greek mythology name

Alcyone Origin and Meaning

The name Alcyone is a girl's name .

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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Theodora_Phoenix Says:


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

DearestJules Says:


You might also consider the similar Halcyon.