Meaning:Golden; Fair; Yellow horse; Horse; Blonde
Xanthippe is a name for girls, meaning “golden,” “fair,” or “yellow horse.” Greek in origin, it gets its colorful meanings from a combination of the expressions xanthos for “blonde” and hippos for “horse." Xanthippe’s legacy doesn’t end with luscious locks, though, as it’s also known for the strong-willed wife of Socrates. In the early writings of Plato and Xenophon, Xanthippe is depicted as a rather fiery figure—but it was that argumentative spirit that swept Socrates off his feet. With a name like Xanthippe, so, too, will parents be totally smitten by their golden-haired tot!
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