Comments for the name Desdemona

Comments for DESDEMONA:

Means "of the devil" in Greek.
-- kelley  6/27/2005
How would it mean "of the devil"? "Ill-fated" seems suitable for the Shakespeare character.
Mona or Dessi could be nice nicknames.
-- Anonymous User  1/10/2007
It is unlikely that it is Greek for "of the devil" as Greek theology has no devil - it has a lord of the underworld which, unlike the Christian connection to hell or a place for evildoers after death, the underworld is the place where all souls go after death, good and bad. Therefore the Greeks are unlikely to have a word in connection a Christian spiritual figure.
-- VictoriaCalledTori  8/1/2007

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