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Penthesilea

Heart
Greek
"mournful grip"

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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Penthesilea in Pop Culture

  • Penthesileamythical Amazon queen who fought in the Trojan War
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