Name: Latona

Origin and Meaning of the Name Latona

  • Meaning:
    Goddess
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (lah TO nah)
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    Itself (Latona)
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    Latin of the Semitian 'elat', meaning 'goddess'. Latona's Greek counterpart is Leto.
    Latona was a titan's daughter and had the luck (or not) that she attracted the love of the god Jupiter. Together they conceived the twins Diana and Apollo. In a jealous mood Jupiter's wife Juno decided that Latona's children should never be born. But Latona found a maze in Juno's plan and gave birth to her divine twins on the island Delos.

    Latona is usually depicted with a lyre in her hand.

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