What does Phaedra mean?
Greek mythology: the daughter of King Minos, who was married to the hero Theseus and fell in love with her stepson Hippolytus. When he spurned her advances, she committed suicide. The tale of Phaedra's dark and guilty love has inspired playwrights from ancient to modern times.
How popular is Phaedra?
Phaedra is an unusual given name for females. Phaedra is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name history of Phaedra for girls. Phaedra has not made it into the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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