"clear-voiced, whistling"

Ligeia Origin and Meaning

The name Ligeia is a girl's name meaning "clear-voiced, whistling".
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 or Ligia.

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Famous People Named Ligeia

  • Lygia ClarkBrazilian sculptor and painter
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Ligeia in Pop Culture

  • Portuguese forms: LígiaLygia
  • Lygiaheroine of the novel and classic film Quo Vadis

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