Friday, 2 July 2010

Gods & Goddesses, Legends & Mythological Fare

MYTHOLOGICAL FARE ~ Beautiful names come from various cultures around the world and in the form of their Gods and Goddesses, legends, mythological people, places and creatures. The following is a small sampling of Celebrities that used some of these names;

  • Aurora ~ Roman goddess of the dawn, equivalent of the Greek goddess Eos. (Nancy McKeon)
  • Dylan ~ Welsh Sea God (Beau Bridges, Andrew "Dice" Clay, Pamela Anderson & Tommy Lee, Joan Cusack, Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas, Pierce Brosnan)
  • Eden (Marcia Cross)
  • Gunnarr ~ "war warrior" Norse (Ricky Nelson used a variation ~ Gunnar)
  • Gryphon ~ mythological beast (Brendan Fraiser used a variation ~ Griffin)
  • Heaven (Brooke Burke & David Charvet, Lil' Mo)
  • Iris ~ ancient symbol of power and was dedicated to the God Juno (Jude Law & Sadie Frost)
  • Maia (Muhammad Ali used a variation ~ Miya)
  • Phoebe (Sherry Stringfield)
  • Phoenix (Melanie Brown)
  • Rhiannon ~ Welsh myth name of a moon deity (Robert Rodriguez & Elizabeth Avellan)
  • Seth (Lloyd Eisler)
  • Tara (Dame Judi Dench, Trace Adkins used a variation ~ Tarah)
  • Trinity (Trace Adkins)
  • Tu (Rob Morrow)
  • Victoria (Frank Gifford, Julio Iglesias, George C. Scott, Tommy Lee Jones)
  • Zion (Isabeli Fontana, Lauryn Hill, Dwayne Wade)