Name: Hymen

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hymen

  • Meaning:
    Alive
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Vaginal membrane
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (HIE mun)
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Miscellaneous Info for Hymen

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Hymen is a variant of Hyman, a name used mostly by Jewish families.
    Hymen is also used to refer to Hymenaios, the Greek God of marriage and weddings, who gave his name to the vocabulary word referring to the membrane that partly or completely occludes the external vaginal orifice.

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