In Greek Baby Names the meaning of the name Keres is: Evil spirits.
What does Keres mean?
In Greek mythology, the Keres (/ˈkɪriːz/; Ancient Greek: Κῆρες), singular Ker (/ˈkɜr/; Κήρ), were female death-spirits. They were the goddesses who personified violent death and who were drawn to bloody deaths on battlefields. Although they were present during death and dying, they did not have the power to kill.
Is Keres a boy name?
The name Keres is primarily a female name of Greek origin that means Death Spirits.
Who were the Keres?
The Keres were female death spirits in Greek mythology, daughters of Nyx, the goddess of the night, and Erebos, the god of darkness. They were the sisters of the three Moirai, the Fates, as well as other deities, including Nemesis, Oizys, Geras and Apate.
What other names do the Keres have?
The Keres may have been the evil spirits released from Pandora’s jar to plague mankind. Hesiod mentions them indirectly in his account of the episode. He describes these spirits as kakoi (evils), nosoi (sicknesses and plagues) and lugra (banes).
What are some good evil names?
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|Spinner||Wicked Whip||Killer Bee|
What are names that mean evil?
Names Meaning Evil
|Matchitehew||Masculine||Has an evil heart, Native American|
|Nukpana||Neutral||Evil, Native American|
|Sidero||Feminine||Evil nymph, Latin American|
Who is Goddess Nyx?
Nyx, in Greek mythology, female personification of night but also a great cosmogonical figure, feared even by Zeus, the king of the gods, as related in Homer’s Iliad, Book XIV. … Throughout antiquity Nyx caught the imagination of poets and artists, but she was seldom worshipped.
Who is Tartarus?
Tartarus, the infernal regions of ancient Greek mythology. The name was originally used for the deepest region of the world, the lower of the two parts of the underworld, where the gods locked up their enemies. … According to those accounts, Tartarus and Gaea produced the monster Typhon.