Agave, Agaue


Gender: Female
Origin: Greek
Meaning: “illustrious.”
Ἀγαύη
(uh-GAH-vee); (uh-GOW-ee).

    The name is borne in Greek mythology by one of the Nereids. The mother of Pentheus. It is also borne by a Danaid and an amazon.

    It is also the name of a type of Cactus found in Mexico.

    Other forms of the name include:

    • Agabe (Basque: rare)
    • Agavé (French: rare)
    • Agavė (Lithuanian)
    • Ágave (Spanish: rare)

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