Astraea

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Gender: Female Pronunciation: ast-TRAY-ah Meaning of Astraea: "star" Origin of Astraea: Greek

The name Astraea is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "star". Astraea and is often added to user-created lists like Mythological goddess names for girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven / Hell / Purgatory Girls".

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Astraea -- also found as Astraia -- is the Greek goddess of justice and innocence who became the constellation Virgo. A more unusual form of the many star-related names, from Astra to Esther to Estelle to Stella, all on the rise. Astraea was the daughter of Astraeus, the god of the dusk, and Eos, the goddess of the dawn.

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Astraea, goddess of innocence, became the constellation Virgo.
A pen-name used by Aphra Behn.
Astrée, heroine of the 17th-century pastoral novel "L'Astrée" by Honoré d'Urfé (named after Astraea), lover of Celadon.