Gender: Feminine
Origin: Romanian
Meaning: “princess”

Derived from the Old Slavonic word knyez meaning “prince.” Lady Chiajna (c.a. 1525-1588) was the daughter of Petru Rares, a 16th-century Moldavian Prince. In Romanian literature, she is a sort of Lady Macbeth.

A city in Romania was named in her honor.

Upper Left: Statue of Lady Chiajna

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