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Gender: F Origin of Echo: Greek mythology name

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.

Famous People Named Echo

Echo Gillette, American YouTuber
(Marvel) Echo Star Helstrom, Bob Dylan's high school sweetheart who inspired the song "Girl from the North Country"
Echo Leta Johnson, American model
Echo, English name of Taiwanese author Sanmao

Pop Culture References for the name Echo

Echo, Greek nymph cursed by Hera to be only able to repeat what she hears
Echo, character on TV's "Dollhouse"
Echo DiSavoy, character on American soap opera One Life to Live
Echo Zizzleswift, character on TV's "Mr Young"
Echo, various DC Comics characters
Echo aka Maya Lopez, character in Marvel's Daredevil comics
Echo, character from movie "Every Which Way But Loose"
Echo Emerson, character from the novel "Pushing the Limits"
Echo, Skylander from video game "Skylanders Trap Team"
Echo Park, neighborhood of Los Angeles
Echosmith, American band
Echo Love Hexum (b. 2009), daughter of American singer Nick Hexum
Echo, character on the CW's show "The 100"

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