Name: Hermione

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hermione

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    (her MY oh nee)
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    English speaking countries
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    In Greek mythology, Hermione was a daughter of Menelaus and Helen. Whilst her parents were away fighting, Hermione was being raised by her aunt, Clytemnestra. Hermione is also a character in Shakespeare's play "The Winter's Tale". The name was again plucked from obscurity for the main female character in J. K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series, Hermione Granger. It remains rare in modern day usage, but at least people can pronounce it now.

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