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Electra Meaning


What does Electra mean?

The name Electra is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Electra is "light".

Electra is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced E-lec-tra.

The Given Name Electra

Electra is a form of Elektra. See Elektra for further details.

Electra appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A name fit for a child full of distinction and charm, a little pioneer.

Electra has no variant spellings.

Electra falls into the name categories cool, Greek myth.

Electra Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 6,288 in baby name popularity for girls with 19 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 8,392 in baby name popularity for girls with 13 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Electra Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Electra has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Electra to other names.

Electra Related Names

Electra is a form of Elektra.

The names Elektra, Elettra are all forms of Electra.

Famous Electras

  • Electra ~ Greek Myth - A daughter of Agamemnon., Greek Myth - One of several Pleiades.

Electra Numerology

What will your new littleElectra be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Electra Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Electra in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Electra.

Just for fun, see the name Electra in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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