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What does Phaidra mean?

Phaidra Pronunciation of Phaidra [phaidra] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and Phaidra means "bright". Phaidra is an alternate spelling of Phaedra (Greek).

Associated with: greek, bright (light).


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

2 more different relations via Phaedra: Phaedre and Phedre.

Creative forms:
(female) Phaiera, Phidra, ..

(male) Phaidro, Phaidy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Phaidra Elouise (P.E.), ..

How popular is Phaidra?

Phaidra is an unusual given name for females. Phaidra is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Phaedra is the only prominent variation form of Phaidra (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. This relation of Phaidra was popular with parents 45 years ago (#1673). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alandra, Candra, Chandara, Chandra, Chantra, Chara, Chaundra, Chiara, Daira, Deadra, Deandra, Deidra, Diandra, Dyandra, Eidra, Jadra, Jaidra, Jaydra, Kaira, Kandra, Keandra, Kiandra, Landra, Leandra, Madra, Maira, Nadra, Padma, Pandora, Pandra, Phalicia, Phalisha, Phanya, Pheodora, Phila, Philia, Philyra, Piera, Placida, Placidia, Plasida, Saira, Sandra, Shadira, Shakira, Shakitra, Shamara, Shamira, Shandra, Shanedra (see Sha-), Shara, Shifra, Shira, Sidra, Thamara, Thamera, Tiairra, Tiandra, Xandra, Yaira, Zaira and Zandra. These names tend to be more commonly used than Phaidra.

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