Perdita: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Perdita

Perdita

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I always loved the name, thinking it was pronounced PER-dit-a. When someone informed it was Per-DEET-a, I was put off. I guess either might be acceptable?

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Meanings and history of the name Perdita: | Edit

The name derives form the Latin word "perditus" = lost.

Famous real-life people named Perdita: | Edit

Perdita Felicien is a Canadian track athlete who was the world champion in the 100m hurdles in 2003.
Perdita Weeks: British actress (born 1985), sister to Honeysuckle and Rollo Weeks.

Perdita in song, story & screen: | Edit

Perdita is one of the main characters in Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale"
Perdita was the mother of 99 dalmations in "101 Dalmations"
Perdita is the stage name of the Amy Adams character in Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day.

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