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Icaria

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Origin: pre-Greek

Meaning: the feminine form of Icarus, a name of unknown meaning though it's likely pre-Greek in origin.

Icaria (or Ikaria) is a Greek island named after Icarus from the myth because he apparently fell near the sea there.

In Greek mythology, Icarus was the son of Daedalus, who both escaped from Crete by using wings that Daedalus had created, however Icarus flew too close to the sun and fell into the sea to his death.


Variants:
  • Ikaria 


Male forms:
  • Icarus
  • Ikaros 


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