Persephone Name Meaning & Origin

Persephone

Pronunciation: per-SEHF-ə-nee (key)

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Nicknames for Persephone

Sephy / Sephie / Seph
Persy / Persie / Percy / Percie
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Meanings and history of the name Persephone

Daughter of Zeus and Demeter (the goddess of the harvest);
The personification of spring.

Persephone: Greek Goddess of Spring and the Queen of the Underworld

Famous real-life people named Persephone

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Persephone in song, story & screen

Persephone, according to Greek mythology, was the daughter of the god Zeus and the goddess Demeter. Persephone is a central character in a relatively well-known fable in which Persephone is kidnapped by the god of the underworld Hades,who she eventually marries.

In the book noughts and crosses by Malorie Blackman, Sephy (Persephone) is one of the main characters

In Maggie Stiefvater's young adult series, "The Raven Cycle" one of the psychics is named Peresphone.

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