Gender: Female Meaning of Arethusa: "virtuous" Origin of Arethusa: Greek

Arethusa Origin and Meaning

Variation of Aretha

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Heavenlyjoy Says:


Actually this name means "quick water" and it was the name of a nymph in Greek mythology who was transformed into a fountain.

lesliemarion Says:


I'm perplexed that the only thing said about Arethusa is its connection to Aretha (?). Arethusa was a Greek nymph, a Nereid, and Arethusa is also the name of a beautiful orchid.

ClimenceAliceMarie Says:


I like this name, especially with the diminutive Thussy.