Clytemnestra

Pronounced klye tem NESS tra
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About the name Clytemnestra

Clytemnestra is the name of the wife of Agammemnon who led the Spartans in the attack on Troy. Upon his return, she killed him and his captured lover Cassandra Clytemnestra is the sister of Helen of Sparta and mother of Orestes, Electra Chrysothemis, and Iphigeneia.

The name's meaning is something like "noble or famous woo-er" or seducer or "famous schemer". From the elements el:klytos "famous or noble/renowned or celebrated", and el:mnester "wooer, willing to mind"

Related Names

Clytaemestra, Klytaemnestra, Clytie

Origin
Mediterranean
Greek

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