Penthesilea - Meaning of Penthesilea

What does Penthesilea mean?

[ syll. pen-(t)he-si-lea, pe-nthesil-ea ] The baby girl name Penthesilea is pronounced PEHN-THAHSAYLIYAH †. Penthesilea's language of origin is Old Greek. In mythology, a queen of the Amazons.

Variant forms share the origin and meaning of the name Penthesilea.

See also the related categories, queen and greek.

Penthesilea is not widely used as a baby name for girls. It is not in the top 1000 names.

† approx English pronunciation for Penthesilea: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

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