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Gender: Female Pronunciation: SY-an Meaning of Cyane: "bright blue enamel" Origin of Cyane: Greek

The name Cyane is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "bright blue enamel". Cyane and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Hope and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Cyane is a mythological Sicilian nymph who lived in a pool and whose name is an intriguing twist on the color name trend.

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Famous People Named Cyane

Cynane, half-sister to Alexander the Great

Pop Culture References for the name Cyane

Also pronounced SY-a-nee (think "cyanide"), or can rhyme with Diane: sy-ANN. The French pronunciation is see-AHN.
The naiad who opposed Hades when he abducted her playmate Persephone. After failing to prevent him from doing so, Cyane dissolved away in tears, changing into a fountain or spring.
Another nymph named Cyanee was mother of the twins Byblis and Caunus.
Cyane was also a daughter of Cyanippus.