Name: Megara

Origin and Meaning of the Name Megara

  • Meaning:
    Possibly means "pearl"
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  • Meaning:
    To sit
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  • Pronunciation:
    (meh GAH rah) or (MEG-ahr-uh)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Megara)
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Miscellaneous Info for Megara

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  • Used in:
    African and Greek speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Name of the first wife of Hercules in Greek mythology. Disney used the name for an adaption of this popular mythe.

    Megara is the name of an ancient Greek town on the road from Attica to Corinthe.

    Megara was also the name of a Fury in Roman mythology (also known as Erinyes or Eumenides in Greek). Furies were the female personification of vengeance. Megara was known as Μέγαιρα "the jealous one."

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