Persephone name meaning

Updated: March 16th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: German, English and Greek
Pronunciation: per-SEF-o-nee
Meaning: Murder, Slaughter and Bringer of Death
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What does Persephone mean?

Unfamiliar Persephone is originated from Old Greek language bestowed upon girls, used primarily in German, Greek and English, Persephone means "Murder, Slaughter or Bringer of Death".

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How do I pronounce Persephone?

The most common pronunciation of one syllabled Persephone is per-SEF-o-nee. There should be emphasis on second SEF syllable while speaking. There are multiple ways to say the baby name, i.e., perr-seh-foh-nee, perr-seh-fah-nee, p(e)-rsepho-ne or per-se-phone.

Variants of Persephone

Persefonee, Seffi

Middle Names for Persephone

Zyna, Alina, view more middle names that goes with Persephone

Names that rhyme with Persephone

How popular is the name Persephone?

A common name in United States with over 2398 new-borns have been given the name since 1962. Currently peaking at the charts, it ranked 1072nd when 235 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

Persephone is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 900 names. In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 809 on girl names chart when 47 babies were named Persephone.

Over 416 people have been named Persephone in England and Wales.

According to our evaluation, over 2000 babies have been named Persephone globally.

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Numerological aspects of Persephone

You are lagging behind on motivational front. Not having all the things you wanted in life has taught you how to appreciate what you have today. Every challenge is there to sharpen your focus and improve your survival skills. People always leave the hard lifting to you because they know you are going to take care of everything. You never establish clumsy connections. You are an opportunist with an optimistic attitude.

Other names liked by would be moms that are similar to Persephone

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  •  Anastase - Boy name Anastase has its origin in Greek and Old Greek, meaning of Anastase is "Surrender"
  •  Kristofor - Unconventional Kristofor came from Old Greek and Greek languages is used as a baby boy name and is notably used in English, Scandinavian and Russian, meaning of Kristofor is "He who Holds Christ in his Heart, Who Carries the Christ or Carrier of Christ"
  •  Toby means Goodness of the Lord, Yahweh is Good or God is Good is used in Danish, Hebrew and Finnish used as a gender-neutral name came from Hebrew and Greek
  •  Alphée - Origin of Alphée is in Greek, meaning of Alphée is "Bouvier"
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Famous people named Persephone

  • Persephone Books, independent publisher based in Bloomsbury, London
  • Persephone Vandegrift in All Things Hidden as Producer
  • Persephone Apostolou in Swallow as Actress
  • Persephone Swales-Dawson in Episode #1.4085 as Actress

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