Ligeia

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Gender: Female Meaning of Ligeia: "clear-voiced, whistling" Origin of Ligeia: Greek

The name Ligeia is a girl's name meaning "clear-voiced, whistling". Ligeia and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names from Ancient Cultures and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

One of the Sirens in Greek mythology, Ligeia was also the title character in an Edgar Allan Poe story. The mythological Ligeia was half-bird, half-woman. Spelling may also be Lygeia.

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Famous People Named Ligeia

Lygia Clark, Brazilian sculptor and painter
Lygia Fagundes Telles, famous Brazillian writer

Pop Culture References for the name Ligeia

Portuguese forms: Lígia, Lygia
Lygia, heroine of the novel and classic film Quo Vadis