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Gender: Male Pronunciation: DEE-duh-luss; DAY-duh-lus Meaning of Daedalus: "craftsman" Origin of Daedalus: Greek

The name Daedalus is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "craftsman". Daedalus and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

From the experts:

Name of a tragic mythological hero, used as a surname in the works of James Joyce; heavy but ponderous for an American boy, though pulled off very well by single-name musician Daedalus and writer and artist Daedalus Howell.

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Pop Culture References for the name Daedalus

Daedalus, Greek mythological figure, inventor, scientist, and unriddler of riddles
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Hailey Says:


Deadalus Diggle and his shooting stars! :-)