Given Name PHAEDRA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Φαιδρα (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

From the Greek Φαιδρα (Phaidra), derived from φαιδρος (phaidros) meaning "bright". Phaedra was the daughter of Minos and the wife of Theseus in Greek mythology. Aphrodite caused her to fall in love with her stepson Hippolytos, and after she was rejected by him she killed herself.
VARIANT: Phaidra


Greek mythology, light, mythology
Entry updated December 8, 2017