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Gender: F Origin of Dido: Greek, meaning obscure

Dido was the heroine of Virgil's Aeneid and of the opera "Dido and Aeneas," and in Roman mythology the founder of Carthage. A strong ancient name in the Juno mode, but it could have some awkward associations down the line.

The English singer-songwriter Dido was born with the equally unusual name Florian Cloud, but was called Dido since childhood.

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Famous People Named Dido

Dido, English singer/songwriter
Dido Belle Lindsay, biracial noblewoman who influenced the abolition of slavery in England, main character in the 2013 film "Belle"

Pop Culture References for the Name Dido

The Queen Dido, a ship in the game 'Resident Evil: Revelations'

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