Name: Echo

Origin and Meaning of the Name Echo

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    (EH ko); (EE ko)
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    Itself (Echo)
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    English speaking countries
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    Echo is a nymph with many Greek myths attached to her. One says that Zeus used Echo to distract Hera during his adulterous affairs; to punish Echo, who loved the sound of her own voice, Hera rendered her only able to repeat the last words of other people.

    Echo and the Bunnymen were a British new wave group in the late 1970's and 1980's.

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