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


Medea is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Medea?

Medea is a name from Greek mythology. The was the daughter of king Aeëtes, the granddaughter of the sun god Helios and a sorceress.

What does the name Medea mean?

Medea means “planner” (from ancient Greek “médomai/μέδομαι” = to be mindful/to plan), “ruler” or “protector” (from ancient Greek “médō/μέδω” = to rule over/to protect) and “prudence”, “cunning” or “plan” (from ancient Greek “mḗdea/μήδεᾰ”).

Pronunciation of Medea

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Popularity of the name Medea

The name Medea is ranked #4342 overall.

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