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Meaning of the Name Desdemona

The first name Desdemona is of Greek, Shakespearean origin. It is often a girl name. It has the following meaning(s):

Greek: Misery. Unlucky. Famous Bearer: Desdemona Was the Heroine of Shakespeare's Play 'Othello'
Greek: Of the Devil
Shakespearean: 'The Tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice' Wife to Othello

Related Names

Brabantio  (Shakespearean)
'The Tragedy of Othello' Venetian Senator, Father of Desdemona
Emilia  (Shakespearean)
'The Winter's Tale' a Lady Attending on the Queen. 'The Tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice' Wife to Iago, and Lady-in-waiting to Desdemona
Roderigo  (Shakespearean)
'The Tragedy of Othello' Rejected Suitor of Desdemona

Additional Names

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