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Gender: Female Meaning of Penthesilea: "mournful grip" Origin of Penthesilea: Greek

Penthesilea Origin and Meaning

The name Penthesilea is a girl's name meaning "mournful grip".

An interesting figure from Greek mythology -- an Amazon queen who fought for Troy in the Trojan War -- but no figure could be interesting enough to make that five-syllable mouthful usable today. Stick with Penelope or, if that's too popular for your taste, try Thessaly.

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