NameRelated NamesRelatedRatingsCommentsNotes
User comments for Despina

Key: Meaning/History Usage Pronunciation Famous Bearer Personal Impression Other

Comments are left by users of this website. They are not checked for accuracy.

Accented on the first syllable (unlike the maid in Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte).
-- Kosta  2/2/2005
This is the name of a small moon of Neptune, discovered in 1989.
-- wiswina  5/28/2005
Despina is also Minerva's daughter in Inkspell.
-- Sori  1/4/2006
Pronounced thes-pina.
-- SOYSUZA  6/29/2007
The name begins with the sound of a voiced th (as in then), not a voiceless one (as in thin).
-- Kosta  10/2/2009
The name means "lady" or "dame". Another name for the Virgin Mary in Greek Orthodox church.
-- SOYSUZA  6/29/2007
The name of Greek singer Despina Vandi, best known outside of Greece for her song "Gia."
-- petiteingenue  9/1/2007
This name is common in Greek. I don't like this name because of the P sound. If you were to shorten it to Desi then it would be fine. The meaning comes from the Greek Orthodox religion and also means Miss in modern Greek.
-- Anonymous User  12/4/2008
Despina is also the Russian form of Despoina.

In Russian, Despina is written as: Деспина.
-- Lucille  6/9/2013

 Add a Comment