Name Andromeda Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Andromeda


Andromeda is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Andromeda?

Andromeda is a name from Greek mythology. She was the daughter of the king of Aethiopia, Cepheus, and Cassiopeia and therefore an Ethiopian princess. She was saved by Perseus from being sacrificed to the sea monster Cetus. Andromeda is also the name of a constellation in the northern sky.

What does the name Andromeda mean?

Andromeda means “advising like a man”, “in memory of a man” or “ruler of men” (from ancient Greek “aner/ἀνήρ” = man + “médomai/μέδομαι” = to be mindful/to plan or “médō/μέδω” = to rule over/to protect).

Pronunciation of Andromeda

Popularity of the name Andromeda

The name Andromeda is ranked #10227 overall.

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