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Gender: Female Meaning of Cytherea: "from the island of Cythera" Origin of Cytherea: Greek

The name Cytherea is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "from the island of Cythera". Cytherea and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Cytherea, a place-name that is the home of Aphrodite, seems stuck in ancient Greece.

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Famous People Named Cytherea

Cytherea (born Cassieardolla Story), American adult film actress

Pop Culture References for the name Cytherea

Cytherea Graye, heroine of Thomas Hardy's "Desperate Remedies" (1871)
"I had seen her name on a bag at the station and wondered what she would be like – Cytherea! A lovely name, anyhow." [H. G. Wells, "Brynhild," 1937]
Epithet of Aphrodite, taken from the name of the island Cythera, which was sacred to her.
"The Embarkation for Cythera," a Rococo painting by Watteau.
Cytharea, the spelling used by 17th-century poet Anne Finch
Possibly related to the French name Quitterie. Saint Quiteria is sometimes depicted as a sword-wielding guerrilla fighter.


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psg007 Says:


When I first saw this name, I thought it looked cool, so I googled it to find out more about it. That's how I found out that its the stage name of an adult film star. Don't know how anyone could use it after hearing that!