Name: Circe

Origin and Meaning of the Name Circe

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    The Latinisation of the ancient Greek 'Kirke'. In Greek mythology, Circe was a sorceress who appeared in Homer's Odyssey. She kept Odysseus as her lover for a year, even though she originally turned all his men into pigs (impressive, eh?).

    The meaning of Kirke, of which Circe is derived, is not able to be confirmed, although it is possibly "falcon" or simply "bird".

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