Lamia Origin and Meaning
The name Lamia is a girl's name of Greek origin.
Name of mythological fiend who seduced young men and then ate them, which inspired the Keats poem "Lamia." Described in mythology as a snake with the head and breasts of a woman, this name has been considered in modern times as a vampire name. And if all that isn't discouraging enough, there's the "lame" connection.
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Lamia in Pop Culture
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