Name: Médée

Origin and Meaning of the Name Médée

  • Meaning:
    Cunning; virile
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Cunning; virile
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (meh DAY)
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Miscellaneous Info for Médée

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  • Used in:
    French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    French form of Medea.
    In Greek mythology, Medea is a daughter of King Aeetes. She would be the granddaughter of the sun god Helios and a niece of the witch Circe.She is a famous sorceress and lover of Jason the Argonaut.

    Medea is central figure of several tragedies and dramatic works, including plays by the Ancient Greek playwrights Euripides and Seneca the Younger, and the "Médée" of 17th century French playwright Pierre Corneille.

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