Ilithyia: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Ilithyia

Ilithyia

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Origin of the name Althea:

Derived from the Latin Althaea and the Greek Althaia, which is from althainein (to heal). The name was borne by the mythological mother of Meleager.

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an ancient Roman name for women, pronounced A-lithea

EILEITHYIA (or Ilithyia) was the goddess of childbirth and labour pains. According to some there were two Eileithyiai, one who furthered birth and one who protracted the labour. Her name means "she who comes to aid" or "relieve" from the Greek word elêluthyia. Her Roman counterpart was Natio ("Birth") or Lucina ("Light bringer").

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Ilithyia from the Starz TV show Spartacus: Blood and Sand

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