Circe Name Meaning & Origin
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Used most in Spanish-speaking communities, rare in English.
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In Greek mythology, Circe was the goddess of the island Aeaea who could transform people into animals (or into human-animal hybrids).
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Circe is an important character in Homer's The Odyssey
A section of James Joyce's Ulysses is called "Circe" (he reimagines the goddess as a brothel owner)
Circe is the name of a character in Toni Morrison's "Song of Solomon"