Thessaly

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Gender: F Origin of Thessaly: Greek, place name

This name of an area in northern Greece, known in the era of Homer's Odyssey as Aeolus. It's the name of a character in the graphic novel Sandman, and could easily be adopted for a modern little girl.

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Famous People Named Thessaly

Thessaly La Force, US writer

Pop Culture References for the name Thessaly

Alexander the Great had a half-sister named Thessalonike, meaning 'Victory (Nike) in Thessaly'. She married the Greek military leader Cassander, and the city of Thessalonica, capital of Macedonia, was named in her honor.
Legends of Thessalian witches developed during the Classical Greece period. According to many sources, Thessaly was notorious for being a haven for witches, and "folklore about the region has persisted with tales of witches, drugs, poisons and magical spells ever since the Roman period."
Rhymes with Cecily.

Nicknames: Tilly, Sally, Ally, Tess, Thessy, Thessa