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Daedalus meaning and name origin
Daedalus \da(e)-da-lus\ as a boy's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Daedalus is "craftsman". Greek mythology: Daedalus was a master craftsman and the designer of King Minos' labyrinth. To keep his services, Minos had him imprisoned in the labyrinth, and Daedalus made wings from wax and feathers for himself and his son Icarus to escape.
Daedalus has 2 variant forms: Daldalos and Dedalus.
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Popularity of Daedalus
Daedalus is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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