Athena – Scary Mommy

Athena

Athena was the Greek goddess of wisdom, courage, law and justice, strength, and strategic warfare, among like 97 other things. Frankly, she was a bad-ass. For a little girl who is smart and not afraid to fight for that last cookie if she rightfully deserves that last cookie, this is the perfect name.

Nicknames:

Atty, Nana, Tina.

Famous people named Athena:

Athena Marguerite Francoise Marie, Princess of Denmark; Athina Onassis, heiress to the Onassis fortune; mother to Ariel in The Little Mermaid; middle name of Tina Fey’s daughter.

Fun fact:

Athena was regarded as the patron and protectress of various cities across Greece, particularly the city of Athens, from which she most likely received her name.

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