Name: Ariadne

Origin and Meaning of the Name Ariadne

  • Meaning:
    Very holy one
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    (ah ree AHD nee)
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    Itself (Ariadne)
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Miscellaneous Info for Ariadne

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    English and Greek speaking countries
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    The daughter of King Minos and Queen Pasiphae of Knossos. According to Greek mythology Ariadne helped Theseus escape the Minotaur but was later abandoned by him on the island of Naxos, before being rescued and married by the god Dionysus.

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