Orpheus Name Meaning & Origin

Orpheus

Pronunciation: OHR-fee-əs (key)

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A lot of name books might list the meaning as "beautiful voice," but in fact historians have trouble agreeing what this name means.

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Orpheus is a prominent character in Greek mythology. He was a supernaturally gifted musician and singer. Orpheus and Eurydice is his most well-known story.

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