15 Unique & Powerful Baby Girl Names Borrowed From Ancient Goddesses

Anne Meadows | Oct 31, 2016 Pregnancy
15 Unique & Powerful Baby Girl Names Borrowed From Ancient Goddesses
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If you've looked through just about every baby name list you could find on your search for the perfect name for your little bean, and just haven't found the one -- maybe it's time to look to the leading ladies of ancient cultures. Heralded by poets and honored by millions, timeless goddesses are, as it turns out, a very chic source for current-day baby names. 

In fact, you'd be surprised just how current-day they sound!

You see, we're not talking about familiar names like Athena or Aphrodite here. We're talking old Norse goddesses; Hindu, Yoruban, Germanic, and Celtic goddesses whose power echoes across centuries. Remember, in the pantheon of pagan gods, goddesses had equality long before their human counterparts. Goddesses literally ruled

Who wouldn't want to bless their new baby daughter with a historic name imbued with power and divinity? Besides, she already rules your world -- the rest of the world is just naturally next in line. 

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