Name: Thetis

Origin and Meaning of the Name Thetis

  • Meaning:
    Dispose; order
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (THEE tiss); (THEH tees)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Thetis)
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Miscellaneous Info for Thetis

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    In Greek mythology, silver-footed Thetis was a sea nymph. She was one of the fifty Nereids, who were the daughters of Nereus, and Doris, and a grand-daughter of Tethys. She was especially known for being the mother of the hero Achilles. Her name is derived from the Greek 'tithenai' (to dispose; to order).

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