Don't be deterred by this name's meaning of "noble serpent." A moniker tied to snakes is actually a blessing! Etheline is a British and German name combining the Old English words ethel, meaning "noble," and lind, meaning "snake." Like Ethel, Etha, and Ethelinda, it's most common among new baby girls. Across cultures and mythologies, snakes represent many things, fertility being the most prevalent. As they shed their skin, they've become symbols of rebirth, transformation, and healing.
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