Halcyon

Pronounced hal see ahn
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About the name Halcyon

The name Halcyon comes from Greek myth. She is a daughter of Aeolus and wife of Ceyx. She threw herself into the sea when her husband was drowned by the Gods in punishment for hubris. She and he were turned into kingfishers which are symbols of tranquility. It is also the name of the brightest of the Pleiades.

The term Halcyon Days refers to an idyllic, tranquil time.

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Alcyon

Origin
Europe
Greek

myth, nature, birds

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