Meaning: “Eastern; where sun rises; Dawn.”
Nicknames: Ossie, Ozzie, Star
Detail: Ostara, may come from the word “east”, meaning dawn.
Teutonic dawn goddess of fertility. Her name was derived from the ancient word for spring: “eastre.”
Meaning: “Wide shining.”
Nicknames: Pasi, Posy, Phae, Fae
Detail: In Greek myth, Pasiphae is the daughter of Helios and Perse, and wife of King Minos. When Minos had the misfortune of insulting Poseidon, the god kindled a passionate love in Pasiphae for a bull. She had
Daedalus design a construction so that she could mate with the bull, and thus she became the mother of the Minotaur.
Meaning: “Small island.”
Detail: From Edgar Allan Poe’s
Al Aaraaf, there is an angel named Nesace, who is Beauty personified.
Meaning: “Good order.”
Nicknames: Nomi, Gnomes, Eumi, Mia
Detail: Eunomia was the goddess of law and legislation.
Meaning: “Fortune, Luck.”
Nicknames: Tuna, Tuni, Fora
Detail: The goddess Fortuna controls the destiny of every human being. She is the goddess who permits the fertilization of humans, animals and plants.
Meaning: “Fruit tree.”
Nicknames: Pomme (French word for apple), Pomy,
Detail: From the Latin
pomus “fruit tree”. This was the name of the Roman goddess of fruit trees.
Harry Potter series Pomona Sprout the professor of Herbology.
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Nicknames: Eut, Tyki, Yuki
Detail: The Greek personification and Goddess of Happiness. In Roman mythology her equivalent was Felicitas.