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Gender: Female Meaning of Medora: "mother's gift" Origin of Medora: Greek

Medora Origin and Meaning

The name Medora is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "mother's gift".

Medora is a Greek name much less common here than, say, Melanie or Melissa. It has some literary references, including as the beautiful and passionate heroine of Lord Byron's poem The Corsair, and in Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence, there is a character named Marchioness Melora Manson.

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Rasha Says:

2017-12-05T20:39:02

I once found "Medora" written on a gravestone from the 1800s in the house I lived most of my life as a child. I've always imagined it mysterious and intriguing since I found it.

ladimon Says:

2016-10-12T14:11:38

This name is lovely.