Babylonian names


Alala - Ἀλαλά):  African Luo name meaning "the lost one."
Anu - Estonian and Finnish pet form of Greek Hanna, meaning "favor; grace."
Ishtar -  Assyrian name said to be Semitic in origin and which may share the same underlying stem as masculine Assur, meaning "the leading one" or "the chief." In Babylonian mythology, this is the name of the most prominent female deity. 
Tiamat - Babylonian name composed of the Sumerian elements ti "life," and ama "mother," hence "mother of life." In mythology, this is the name of a primeval sea dragon goddess, the embodiment of Chaos, and mother of the first gods.

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