Arcadia

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Gender: F Meaning of Arcadia: "region offering peace and contentment" Origin of Arcadia: Greek

Arcadia, a name for an unspoiled paradise, makes an attractive secular alternative to Neveah. For parents who want an unusual name with a friendlier nickname, Arcadia has the advantage of cute Cady.

Famous People Named Arcadia

Arcadie Claret, 1826-1897, long-term mistress of King Leopold I of Belgium (Queen Victoria's uncle)

Pop Culture References for the name Arcadia

Arcadia, a region in Greece named after the legendary prince Arcas (son of Zeus by Callisto), from Greek arkos "a bear"
"Arcadia," play by Tom Stoppard
"Et in Arcadia ego," Latin quote (from Virgil) meaning "I am even in Arcadia," a well-known memento mori (even in paradise, there is death, and death comes to us all)
Arcadia, city on the planet Gallifrey in the BBC series "Doctor Who"
Arcadia, city in Los Angeles County, California
Arcadia Bay, the setting of the video game "Life Is Strange," based on Tillamook Bay

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