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Gender: Female Meaning of Thetis: "dogmatic" Origin of Thetis: Greek

The name Thetis is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "dogmatic". Thetis and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Water and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

This name of the mythological mother of Achilles might suffer from its rhyming association to the word fetus.

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Pop Culture References for the name Thetis

"The gentle Thetis," mother of Achilles, is mentioned briefly in Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida
Thetis Tooke in Valmouth (1919) by Ronald Firbank
Thetis of silver feet, Achilles mother who was a nereid, forced do marry a mortal prince by Hera.
Thetis, moon of Saturn


Tisiphone Says:


Pronounced Thett-is...does not rhyme with foetus!!!