Cordelia meaning

kôr-dēl'yə
A satellite of Uranus.
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A feminine name.
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In Shakespeare's King Lear, the youngest of Lear's three daughters, and the only one faithful to him.
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A female given name.
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Origin of cordelia

  • After Cordelia , daughter of Lear in King Lear by William Shakespeare
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Shakespeare's spelling of a historical British name appearing as Cordeilla, etc., possibly derived from the Latin saint's name Cordula.
    From Wiktionary