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Erinna

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Origin: Greek

Meaning: a Greek feminine name either derived from Greek heros meaning "hero" or erinos meaning "spring".

There's a Greek poetess named Erinna belived to have lived around 600 BCE on the island of Telos, a contemporary of another Greek poetess, Sappho. Although there is a lot of uncertainty about her life, it seems that she died at the young age of 19.



Variants:
  • Erynna
  • Erina (which is also a Japanese and Italian name with different meanings)






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