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Meaning of the Name Easter
What is the meaning of the name Easter?
The name Easter is primarily a female name of English origin that means Goddess Of Fertility, Spring.
From the Old English Eastre from the German word Ostern and east. Possibly a derivative of Eastre, the goddess of Spring.
Easter was originally the celebration of Ishtar, the Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of fertility and sex. After Constantine Christianized the Empire, Easter was changed to represent the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
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