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What does Phedra mean?

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

Associated with: greek, bright (light).


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

2 more different relations via Phaedra: Phaedre and Phedre.

Creative forms:
(female) Phidra, ..

(male) Pheta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Phedra Rihanna (P.R.), ..

How popular is Phedra?

Phedra is a rare first name for women. Phedra is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Phaedra is the only popular related form of Phedra (not ranked). Other forms, like Phadra, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Phedra reached its highest during 1970-1979. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alegra, Ameera, Ardra, Caera, Ceara, Cedra, Cera, Chandra, Chara, Chiara, Cierra, Cyndra, Daeira, Deadra, Dedra, Deedra, Diedra, Edra, Eleora, Idra, Jaidra, Keara, Keira, Kera, Kierra, Kindra, Legra, Leora, Meara, Medora, Meera, Nedra, Needra, Neera, Ofeera, Omeira, Pandora, Pandra, Pearl, Pelia, Pella, Penna, Pepa, Pera, Perry, Petra, Petria, Phanya, Phelia, Phemia, Phemie, Pheodora, Piera, Pietra, Seara, Shadira, Sheera, Shemira, Shera, Shura, Siera, Sierra, Sohndra, Sondra, Tedra, Tera, Theda, Theodora, Thyra, Tierra, Veera, Veira, Xandra, Yeira and Zohndra. These names tend to be more frequently used than Phedra.

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