Name: Dido

Origin and Meaning of the Name Dido

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    (DEE do)
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    Itself (Dido)
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    Meaning of this name is unlcear. It has a possible Phoenician origin with a meaning of "virgin" but it is more well known for it's appearance in Roman myth. She was the queen of Carthage in Virgil's 'Aeneid'. She was also known as Elissa.

    Christopher Marlowe's 1593 work titled "The Tragedy of Dido" showcases her tragic fate.

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