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Arcadia is a region of Greece. Arcadia also refers to a poetic and idyllic paradise.
Ylva  10/22/2006
There is a city in Florida by the name of Arcadia. It's mostly where surrounding Floridians go antique shopping, since Arcadia is mainly an antique town. I never knew that this was an actual name used on people, but I had always thought it was pretty. A nickname for Arcadia could be Cadi, like Katie but spelled differently.
GuessWho  1/24/2007
There is an episode of the X-Files titled "Arcadia" about a gated community called Arcadia Falls.
MoonAgeDaydreamer  1/6/2009
I prefer Arcadie, but still a great name!
Kerules  4/7/2009
Arcadia is used in Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. So this name does belong to a culture, not just "various". I do like the name, though.
bananarama  9/10/2009
There is a small liberal arts school near Philadelphia, PA called Arcadia University.
dlilly  2/7/2010
A famous bearer of this name was a 19th-Century mistress of King Leopold I of the Belgians, Arcadia Meyer (nee Claret). They had two sons together, George and Arthur, and was created Baronin von Eppinghoven. :)
walesgal92  12/4/2010
Arcadia "Arkady" Darell is a fictional character, part of the Foundation series by Isaac Asimov.
Gwendolineodz  7/23/2011
Such a pretty name that you can give to your daughter.
― Anonymous User  7/23/2011
Arcadia were a pop group formed in 1985 by Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor of Duran Duran, as a side project during a break in that band's schedule.
ElectricDreams  6/15/2015
I think this is a beautiful name. As someone pointed out earlier, it derives from Arcadia, a rural paradise in southern Greece. There is a Latin proverb, Et in Arcadia ego, which means, I (Death) can be found even in Arcadia. Despite that rather morbid sentiment, I associate the name with a tranquil, beautiful, warm countryside... [noted -ed]
ianpauljones  10/15/2015
I can't take this name seriously without thinking of the city of Arcadia in California, USA (as I grew up in that area).
― Anonymous User  3/4/2017

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