Colors Related to this Name: Black, Purple

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Visionary

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #4392 in 2013 and #3958 in 2014.


In English

Origin: From Ancient Greek Φαίδρα ‎(Phaídra). The myth has been retold several times, in plays (in classical times in Euripides' Hippolytus and Seneca the Younger's Phaedra, later in Racine's Phèdre), and more recently in other media.


-(astronomy) The asteroid 174 Phaedra.

-(mythology) The wife of Theseus, who falls in love with but is spurned by her stepson Hippolytus, then commits suicide, but is the cause of his later death (details vary between versions).

-(label en rare) ( female name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-).

In Translingual

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-(cx obsolete) (taxon genus family Lycaenidae now (taxlink Curetis genus noshow1)