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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 not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Medea and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Media. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Media in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Medea is also pronounced similarly to Mada, Meda and Medie. Other suggested similar baby names are Meade, Mekea, Meta and Meyta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Medea.