Greek mythology name"the darkness of the night"
Orpheus Origin and Meaning
The name Orpheus is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "the darkness of the night".
Name of the legendary ancient Greek poet and musician — whose music was so beautiful it made trees dance and rivers stop to listen — would provide a child with a challenging but indelible identity.
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Famous People Named Orpheus
- Orpheus PledgerAustralian actor
Orpheus in Pop Culture
- Orpheusthe main character's "persona" in video game "Persona 3"
- Orpheusa character in the Matrix Franchise played by Laurence Fishburne; famous for "take the red pill"
- Orpheusa character in the Broadway musical "Hadestown"