Greek mythology name
"echo or sound"

Echo Origin and Meaning

The name Echo is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "echo or sound".

Echo, the pretty, resonant name of a legendary nymph, was the heroine of Joss Whedon's sci-fi series Dollhouse. Nick Hexum, of the band 311, named his daughter Echo Love.

In the Greek myth, Echo was a nymph whose unrequited love for Narcissus caused her to fade away until all that was left was the sound of her voice. Obviously, a name with a lot of reverberations.

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Famous People Named Echo

  • Echo GilletteAmerican YouTuber
  • (Marvel) Echo Star HelstromBob Dylan's high school sweetheart who inspired the song "Girl from the North Country"
  • Echo Leta JohnsonAmerican model
  • EchoEnglish name of Taiwanese author Sanmao
  • Echo Love Hexum (b. 2009)daughter of American singer Nick Hexum

Echo in Pop Culture

  • EchoGreek nymph cursed by Hera to only be able to repeat what she hears
  • Echocharacter on TV's "Dollhouse"
  • Echo DiSavoycharacter on American soap opera One Life to Live
  • Echo Zizzleswiftcharacter on TV's "Mr Young"
  • Echovarious DC Comics characters
  • Echo aka Maya Lopezcharacter in Marvel's Daredevil comics
  • Echocharacter from movie "Every Which Way But Loose"
  • Echo Emersoncharacter from the novel "Pushing the Limits"
  • EchoSkylander from video game "Skylanders Trap Team"
  • Echo Parkneighborhood of Los Angeles
  • EchosmithAmerican band
  • Echocharacter on the CW's show "The 100"
  • Echorobot hero in the video game Overwatch