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Gender: Male Origin of Lafcadio: Place-name

The name Lafcadio is a boy's name of Greek origin. Lafcadio and is often added to lists like Literary Baby Names Inspired by Authors and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

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Patrick Lafcadio Hearn was born on the Greek Island of Lefkada, the origin of the name he used as a first. But as a writer, he was known as Koizumi Yakumo, a collector of Japanese folk tales and ghost stories. Truly an international choice.

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Famous People Named Lafcadio

[Patricio] Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), orientalist and philosopher

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