Name: Deianira

Origin and Meaning of the Name Deianira

  • Meaning:
    Husband slayer; destroyer
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (DE a NEER ah)
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    Deďanira was the third wife of Heracles, best-known for her role in the story of the Tunic of Nessus. She mistakenly killed him and committed suicide upon news of his death. She was a firece battle maiden and drove a chariot and wielded a spear.

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