Theano is a female Greek name which derives from the Greek word “theos” and “theios” which mean “God” and “divine” respectively. Therefore, Theano means the divine.

Theano is an ancient Greek name which has been moderately used in modern language as well.

greek female name theano

Sound of name Theano: The-ah-nó

Male Version of name Theano: N/A

Nameday of Theano : September 1st

Origin of name Theano – Agia Theano – 40 Virgins

Theano is an ancient Green name but it is included in the Greek Calendar due to Agia Theano, a woman that is included in the 40 virgins.

According to the story the 40 virgins were 40 students that were arrested and tortured to death by Licinius, the ruler of Thrace because of their faith.

The young women refused to pray and believe in pagan symbols, and were executed for their beliefs.

The Greek Orthodox church celebrates the nameday of the 40 Virgins, and thus the nameday of Theano, on September 1st, along with other names such as Athina, Antigone and more.

Nicknames Deriving from name Theano

Theano doesn’t feature any nicknames and diminutives, as it happens with most ancient Greek names.

The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of name Theano

Theano is an independent woman who likes dealing with many things at once. Theano can be family oriented when she feels that she has enough time for herself and she is very reliable and dependable person.

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