Let's dive into the captivating realm of Greek mythology with the name Ianthe! In those ancient tales, Ianthe was a part of the Oceanids crew—a group of water-nymph daughters born from the titan Oceanus. She was in charge of protecting the earth's fresh water. Ianthe was also a close companion to Persephone at the time of her friend's abduction by Hades. As for the name's meaning, it derives from ianthên, meaning "heat," or ianthos, meaning "violet." Your sweet Ianthe will share the nymphs' passion for nature and draw strength from every raindrop and flower petal.
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