Alcyone

Alcyone

al-SIE-ə-nee

The human name Alcyone represent unique meaning "Latinized form of Greek Αλκυονη (Alkyone), derived from the word αλκυων (alkyon) meaning "kingfisher". In Greek myth this name belonged to a daughter of Aeolus and the wife of Ceyx. After her husband was killed in a shipwreck she threw herself into the water, but the gods saved her and turned them both into kingfishers. This is also the name of the brightest of the Pleiades, the seven stars in the constellation Taurus.", is very popular among ethenicity or origin greek mythology.

In native script, the name Alcyone is written as Αλκυονη(Ancient Greek)