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Dido is also the name of a modern band who sang "White Flag".
hafasatu  10/19/2005
Actually Dido is the name of the singer, Dido Armstrong. Otherwise correct.
visitor27  3/1/2006
In Latin it's pronounced DEE-do.
esma  8/31/2006
It's also DIE-do.
Aqua  11/21/2006
I am so sorry, but to me Dido sounds way too much like dildo. When the kid gets older, they won't be able to escape it.
hprocks25  1/2/2007
Dido is the plucky heroine of several books in the Wolves Chronicles by Joan Aiken, starting with Black Hearts in Battersea.
Shasta  3/21/2007
Too close to "dodo" to me. As for the Phoenician queen, her other name Elissa is SO much prettier!
Lady Seashell  3/26/2008
The name has a bit of a child-like sound to it that makes me doubt it's going to suit most adults. Plus, the name only mkaes me think of the singer, whose music is rather dull and radio-friendly.
slight night shiver  5/21/2008
It's too close to a certain sex toy.
― Anonymous User  7/20/2008
I love this name, but I wouldn't use it because it sounds like "dydoe", which is a type of male genital piercing.
bananarama  7/25/2008
I always think of the "Thank You" singer when I heard this name. I think she's a nice singer and all, but I wouldn't name my girl this. I'm worried that she would be made fun of and of course they might accidentally put an "L" in it (Which is a terrible thing to do). It does have interesting history though, which is cool.
CharlieRob  7/31/2009
Dido is also the Spanish word for finger, I believe. DEE-doh.
Riddy Rose  8/11/2009
The Spanish word for finger is actually "dedo" so the association wouldn't be there for Spanish speakers.
themiddling  6/13/2012
Like "Dido".

PERSON 1: "I think we should see Aliens."
PERSON 2: Dido.

It also sounds like dildo, and dodo. There is just too much wrong with this name.
― Anonymous User  10/1/2010
Pronounced Die-Doe.
Brachaya  10/14/2010
The Crüxshadows has a song called "Dido's Reply" on their album Dreamcypher. The album also has a song called "Elissa," which was another name used to refer to Dido.
OceanSoul  5/11/2015
Dido is such a beautiful name. Maybe more of a guilty pleasure, due to the similarities to the word dildo, but nevertheless it's still gorgeous.
― Anonymous User  7/28/2015
Awkward sounding... makes me think of dildo which, given the meaning of Dido, is funny.
silly_rabbit  10/3/2015

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