Minerva
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
mi-NUR-və
Meaning
The mind, intellect
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Minerva was the Roman goddess of medicine, poetry, commerce, wisdom, and also the inventor of music. She is very oftern depicted with and owl, a symbol of wisdom. Athena would be her equivalent in Greek mythology. The name itself is probably derived from Latin, meaning "intellect, mind".

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