Cordelia
Origin/Usage
Celtic
Pronunciation
kawr-DEL-ee-ə/kawr-DEL-yə
Meaning
Unclear
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Cordelia probably originates in Celtic languages and the meaning is unclear. Some sources suggest, though, that it might originate in Latin language, meaning "heart". Cordelia of Britain was a legendary queen of the Britons and even though she is historically undocumented, she became an inspiration for Shakespeare's character in King Lear.

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Cordelia Strube - writer
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