Phaedra is a girl's name of Greek origin. Derived from the Greek word phaidros, it means "bright" and shares its name with a mythological princess. Phaedra was the daughter of King Minos and was known for her turbulent love life. While she was married to Theseus, she fell in love with Hippolytus, which eventually led to her demise. Whether you love ancient myths or want to celebrate baby's glowing potential, Phaedra is a striking name that will stand out.
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