Lito or Leto

Lito or Leto is a female Greek name which originates from the ancient years; the etymology of the name Lito is not exactly known, but it is believed that it derives from Greek ληθω (letho) which means “hidden, forgotten”.

female greek name leto

Sound of name Lito: Lee-tó

Male Version of name Lito: N/A

Nameday of Lito: N/A

Origin of name Lito or Leto

Lito does not have a nameday in the Greek Orthodox Calendar. It is an ancient Greek name which is associated with Lito or Leto, the mother of Gods Apollo and Artemis.

Leto was the daughter or Phoebe and Coeus, the Titan God of intelligence. Leto was the Goddess of the unseen things and a very beautiful woman, who charmed the mighty Zeus.

When Leto became pregnant, Hera got really jealous and decided to chase Leto not allowing her a place to give birth. She managed to reach the island of Delos and give birth to her children, Apollo – the God of Music, and Artemis – the Goddess of hunting.

Nicknames deriving from name Leto

Leto does not have any nicknames or diminutives

The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of name Leto

Leto is a very respectable person. She always knows how to give the proper pieces of advice and she can help people. She is a very simple person and likes living in a simple and neat environment.

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