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Medea meaning and name origin
Medea \m(e)-dea\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Medea is "ruling". Greek mythology: Medea was a witch who left a trail of dead bodies behind her, giving this name gruesome connotations.
Medea has 5 variant forms: Madora, Medeia, Media, Medora and Medorah.
Medea is also pronounced similarly to Mada, Meda and Medie. Other suggested similar baby names are Meade, Mekea, Meta and Meyta.
Popularity of Medea
Medea is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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