The name Eudora is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "generous gift". Eudora and is often added to lists like Cool Girls' Names—Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Safe, Brave or Guilty Pleasure".
From the experts:
Eudora is the name of five minor goddesses of Greek mythology and a major goddess (in the person of Pulitzer Prize-winning Eudora Welty) of modern American literature. Eudora is pleasant and euphoneous and a possibility for rejuvenation.
In Greek myth, Eudora was one of the Hyades, a set of sisters transformed into the star cluster that bears their name.
In Disney's The Princess and the Frog, Eudora was the name of Princess Tiana's mother, who was voiced by Oprah Winfrey, and of Mia Farrow's character in Zelig. Eudora is also a character in Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom, and was chosen by actress Marcia Gay Hardin for her daughter back in 1998.
Lists containing Eudora:
- Geek Chic Names for Girls
- Alternatives to Georgia
- Literary Baby Names Inspired by Authors
- Old Lady Names
- Cool Girls' Names—Rare, Unique and Unusual
- Goddess Names for Babies
- Disney Baby Names
- Greek Baby Names for Modern Kids
- Taurus Baby Names
- Names That Mean Blessed
- Names That Mean Gift