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Orpheus

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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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Lists containing Orpheus

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Famous People Named Orpheus

  • Orpheus PledgerAustralian actor
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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"
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