- a feminine name
- in Shakespeare's King Lear, the youngest of Lear's three daughters, and the only one faithful to him
Origin of Cordeliaprobably ultimately from Celtic Creiryddlydd, literally , daughter of the sea
A satellite of Uranus.
Origin of CordeliaAfter Cordelia , daughter of Lear in King Lear by William Shakespeare
- A female given name.
Shakespeare's spelling of a historical British name appearing as Cordeilla, etc., possibly derived from the Latin saint's name Cordula.