Anahita

Anahita is the name of a Persian goddess of fertility, healing, wisdom, and water. Her name means “immaculate, pure, undefiled” derived from Avestan. She has been conflated with the goddesses Ishtar and Artemis.

Origin: Avestan

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Variants:

  • Nahid (Persian)
  • Naheed (Persian)
  • Anahit (Armenian)
  • Anahid (Armenian)
  • Anaitis (Hellenized Persian)
  • Anaxita (Russian)

 

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