Egeria is a girl’s name of Greek origin, meaning “water nymph,” which mythology buffs are sure to swoon for. Egeria was a nymph who attributed the role of divine consort and counselor to Numa Pompilius, the second king of Rome. The water-bearing spirit is often considered prophetic, and her name is typically used as an eponym for a female counselor. In Roman religion, Egeria was the goddess of childbirth and protector of pregnant people, which bodes well for baby’s safe arrival to the world.
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