Maera

Pronounced MEER uh
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About the name Maera

Maera is the name of the nymph of the dog star Sirius the name means "sparkling". Maera was the faithful hound of Erigone, a follower of Dionysus. Maera helped Erigone find her missing father, when they discovered him dead, they both died of sorrow and Dionysus placed them in the sky.

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Maira

Origin
Mediterranean
Greek

nature, celestial bodies, myth, animals

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