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Gender: F Meaning of Andromeda: "advising like a man" Origin of Andromeda: Greek mythology name

The beautiful daughter of Cassiopeia who, like her mother, literally became a star--the constellation that bears her name. Andromeda makes a dramatic and adventurous choice in a time when four-syllable mythological names are gradually making their way into the mainstream.

Andromeda Tonks (nee Black), is a Harry Potter character

Cousin name Andromache belonged to the tragic wife of the Trojan Hector, appeared in Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida and was the subject of plays by Euripedes and Racine.

Famous People Named Andromeda

Pop Culture References for the Name Andromeda

Andromeda Jensen, character on TV's "Kyle XY"
Andromeda Tonks (nee Black), character in the Harry Potter series
"The Andromeda Strain," 1971 movie about a worldwide epidemic
Andromeda "Andi" Slate, main character in "Awoken" by Serra Elinsen
Andromeda "Anna" Fitzgerald, character in book/movie "My Sister's Keeper"
Andromeda is a galaxy 2.5 million light-years away.

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