Andromeda Name Meaning & Origin

Andromeda

Pronunciation: an-DRAH-meh-də (key)

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Anne, Romey, Andy ,Dromie, Dro, Anna, Meda, Andie, Drama, Eda, Annie, Dromeda, Drea, Mia, Dia, Rea

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Meaning 1: persistance

Meaning 2: Ruler of men; to think of a man

Beautiful daughter of Cassiopeia who, like her mother, became a star

Origin: Greek

Constellation in the northern sky named after Andromeda, the princess in the Greek legend of Perseus.

The Andromeda Galaxy, a spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light-years from Earth.

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Andromeda Romano-Lax: Spanish author.

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Andromeda was a character on the series Battlestar Galactica. (The original series) Andromeda was also one of the main characters in "Clash of the Titans".

Andromeda was a sci-fy TV series created by Gene Roddenberry starring Kevin Sorbo. It ran from 2000 - 2005.

Andromeda is the name of the main character in Jodi Picoult's bestselling novel, My Sister's Keeper, that has
now been made into a movie. The character goes by Anna but her closet astronomer dad named her Andromeda.

Andromeda is also a minor character in the Harry Potter series by J.K.Rowling. She is the sister of Death Eaters Bellatrix Lestrange and Narcissa Malfoy, the wife of Ted Tonks, and mother to the Auror Nymphadora Tonks. She raises Tonks' son, Teddy, after Tonks and Lupin died in the final battle against Voldemort.

Andromeda is a play by Euripides.

Andromeda is a novel by Ivan Yefremov which The Andromeda Nebula, a Russian science fiction film was based off of in 1967.

Andromeda Sun is a upcoming portland, oregon band

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