Name Deianeira

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Deianeira

Deianeira is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Deianeira

Deianeira is a name from Greek mythology. She was the wife of Herakles and mother of Hyllos. She unwittingly poisoned Herakles by giving him the Shirt of Nessus, which was soaked with poisonous blood.

Meaning of Deianeira

Deianeira means “man-destroyer” or “destroyer of her husband” (from ancient Greek “dēioō/δήιος” = to slay/to cut down + “anēr/ἀνήρ” = man).

Pronunciation of Deianeira

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Name Statistic: Deianeira is ranked #10659 overall ↓↓ -260

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  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 7163 ↓↓ -209
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 7441 ↓↓ -591
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  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 8697 ↓↓ -744
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 9492 ↓↓ -691
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 9674 ↓↓ -144
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 9704 ↓↓ -1231
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 9774 ↓↓ -682
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 9883 ↑↑ 1880
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 10412 ↓↓ -1180
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 10824 ↓↓ -269
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 10894 ↓↓ -784
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 11043 ↓↓ -498
  • 🇫🇷 France: 11157 ↓↓ -673
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 11230 ↓↓ -532
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 12199 ↓↓ -1043
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