Eris Name Meaning & Origin

Eris

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I have a friend named Eris but she goes by Erie, which I think is cool, because she's named after the goddess of chaos and she is named after a lake.

Meanings and history of the name Eris

Eris is the Goddess of War, Strife & Chaos in Greek Mythology. It is also the name of a planet which was discovered in 2005.

Goddess of dispute and quarrel, who was not invited to Peleus wedding with Thetis, causing her to ruin the party and the peace between men and gods by making a golden apple with the inscription "to the most beautiful" which she threw into the banquet. Because Hera, Athena and Aphrodite all thought they were the most beautiful, a brawl started, leading to the Trojan War.

Eris was sometimes called the Daughter of the Night.

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Eris, Greek Goddess portrayed in animated series "The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy"

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