Female, Greek mythology, Kin/Family, L names, Lycian, Male, Mythology, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Unisex


Leto is the name of the mother of the twins Apollo and Artemis in Greek mythology by Zeus. When Hera found out that she was pregnant, she constantly pursued her from land to land, preventing her from giving birth. Leto eventually found refuge on the floating island of Delos and gave birth, first to Artemis (who apparently assisted her mother… Continue reading Leto

Female, Kin/Family, L names, Lycian, Mythology, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Roman mythology, Virtues/Attributes


Latona is the Latin version of Greek Leto in Roman mythology, the mother of Apollo and Diana. The origin of the name is uncertain. It has been linked to Lycian lada meaning "wife", "mother", or "woman, lady", which would put it in the same etymological link as Leda, though it's also been associated with Ancient Greek letho meaning "to forget; the hidden… Continue reading Latona