Gender: Female Meaning of Psyche: "breath" Origin of Psyche: Greek

Psyche Origin and Meaning

The name Psyche is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "breath".

This name of the mortal girl loved by Eros is too loaded with psyche/psycho/psychic associations. The mythological Psyche became goddess of the soul.

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Pop Culture References for the name Psyche


Haids1987 Says:


Ha! This name makes me laugh. It's interesting because it's got a beautiful meaning and it flows nicely, but the connotations ruin it for me.

BabyHall Says:


That doesn't even matter, and your grammer is incorrect

Mhill46 Says:


That's actually usually spelled SIKE. And pronounced differently

JustineAndNames Says:


I love the myth behind this name and it's such a shame that it's not very usable in our day because if it was, my daughter would definitely be named after the Greek myth

indiefendi2 Says:


the joke "psych" goes back to the 90s, maybe even the 70s because my mom used to say it.

kpearl8 Says:


I think it's beautiful and it has a lot of meaning for me, but unfortunately it would come off as a really strange word name. Maybe in the middle?

Zelliew Says:


A poor choice of name

charlotteblu Says:


That doesn't apply, because it's pronounced "SIKE-ee" not just "sike"

Lilosh262 Says:


reminds me of a fair number of trends circa 2013.'
"hey bro, high five"
*removes hand at last second*
"PSYCHE bro, man i got you real good"