Greek, meaning obscure

Dido Origin and Meaning

The name Dido is girl's name of Greek origin.
Dido was the heroine of Virgil's Aeneid and of the opera "Dido and Aeneas," and in Roman mythology the founder of Carthage. A strong ancient name in the Juno mode, but it could have some awkward associations down the line.

The English singer-songwriter Dido was born with the equally unusual name Florian Cloud, but was called Dido since childhood.

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Famous People Named Dido

  • Dido (born Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong)English singer/songwriter
  • Dido Elizabeth Belle Lindsaybiracial noblewoman who influenced the abolition of slavery in England, main character in the 2013 film "Belle"
  • Diana Mary "Dido" HardingBaroness Harding of Winscombe, English telecom CEO

Dido in Pop Culture

  • The Queen Didoa ship in the game 'Resident Evil: Revelations'
  • Dido Twiteprincipal character of Joan Aiken's Wolves Chronicles books