Evanthia Name Meaning & Origin
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Evanthia comes from the Greek EU meaning Good and Anthe meaning Blossom/Flower. This is a white evening blossoming flower that is pure and very fragrant.
The name is associated with three saints. Saint Evanthia celebrated on the 1st of September was a virgin in the 2nd century and not much more is known of her except each icon depicting Saint Evanthia portrays her.
The second Evanthia was married to Saint Demetrios and were marytered by starvation along with their son. This Saint is commemorated on September 11th. The third Saint Evanthia is celebrated on December 15th and was also married. She along with her husband and son where beheaded for their Christian beliefs.
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Evanthia. Gender: feminine. Origin: Greek.
The name is derived from the Ancient Greek (Euanthe), which is composed of the elements ev meaning “good; fair” and anthos meaning “flower; blossom.”
In Greek mythology, Euanthe is the mother of Charites by Apollo.
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In English literature, the name appears in one of John Fletcher’s novels A Wife for a Month as well as in Thomas Godfrey’s The Prince of Parthia.