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What does Fedra mean?

Fedra Pronunciation of Fedra [fe-dra] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Fedra is "bright". Fedra is an alternate form of Phaedra (Greek).

Associated with: greek, bright (light).


Fedra has 4 variants: Faydra, Phadra, Phaidra and Phedra.

1 more different relation via Phaedra: Phedre.

Creative forms:
(female) Faidra, Fidra, ..

(male) Feer, Ferar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fedra Emiliana (F.E.), ..

How popular is Fedra?

Fedra is an unusual first name for females. Fedra is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Phaedra is the only prominent varying form of Fedra (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Phedre, are uncommon. This relation of Fedra was at the top of its popularity during the years 1970-1979. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Phaedra in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fedra and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adra, Andra, Ardra, Bera, Ceara, Cedra, Ceira, Cera, Deadra, Debra, Dedra, Deedra, Deora, Devra, Diedra, Edra, Eidra, Eydra, Fabra (see Fabia), Fadia, Fadora, Fara, Fedila, Fedora, Femia, Fenia, Fenja, Fenya, Feodora, Fern, Ferna, Ferran, Fiora, Flora, Freda, Fredda, Fredia, Fyedora, Hera, Idra, Jadra, Keara, Keera, Keira, Kendra, Kera, Kerra, Legra, Leora, Madra, Meara, Medora, Meera, Mera, Nadra, Neddra, Nedra, Needra, Neera, Nera, Ondra, Pera, Petra, Seara, Sebra, Sera, Sidra, Teara, Tedra, Tera, Terra, Veera, Veira, Vera and Yeira. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fedra.

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