Iphigenia Origin and Meaning
The name Iphigenia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "of royal birth".
In mythology, Iphigenia was sacrificed by her father, Agamemnon -- a difficult legacy to pass on to a daughter, and only one reason the name is hardly ever used.
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Famous People Named Iphigenia
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Iphigenia in Pop Culture
- IphigeniaPrincess of Argos in Greek mythology, whose father Agamemnon is commanded by Artemis to sacrifice her so his ships can sail to Troy
- Victoria Iphigenia "V.I." Warshawskimain character in mystery novels by Sara Paretsky
- Calliope Iphigenia "Callie" Torrescharacter on TV's Grey's Anatomy