Meaning:Destoyer of man; Wife of Heracles
Deianira is a feminine name with Greek roots, traditionally spelled Deianeira. While it can translate to “destroyer of man,” it’s probably best known as being the name of a prominent figure in Greek mythology. According to legend, Deianira was the wife of the divine hero Heracles, who was tricked into using the centaur Nessus’s poisonous blood to kill Heracles. If you’ve got a love for Greek myths and want to share the stories with baby from the start, Deianira can make for an edgy choice.
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