The name Electra is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "shining, bright". Electra and is often added to lists like Unique Girl Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Elimination Game".
From the experts:
Though the tragedies of the Greeks and Eugene O'Neill that used this name are filled with incest and murder, Electra is still a brilliant choice. Isabella Rossellini chose the gentler Italian verson, Elletra, for her now grown daughter.
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