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Iphigenia

Heartif-i-JEN-ee-uh
Greek
"of royal birth"

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

  • Ifigenija SimonovicSlovene writer
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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
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