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Origin of the name ASTARTE.
Etymology of the name ASTARTE.
Meaning of the baby name ASTARTE.

  

ASTARTE.  Persian form of Assyrian Sitarch (q.v.), meaning "star." (Girls' Christian Names, Swan, 1905).  Also see English Esther, and Phoenician Ashtoreth.

... It is philologically akin to our English Esther and Star, the Greek Ἀστήρ.  Astarte, too, was identified by the Venerable Bede with the Saxon goddess of spring, Eostre, at whose festival, our Easter, the stars of Virgo shine so brightly in the eastern evening sky... (Star-names and their Meanings, Allen, 1899).

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