Orpheus
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
AWR-fee-əs
Meaning
Darkness
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Orpheus is a name of Old Greek origins. It is derived from the Greek word 'orphne', which means 'darkness'. In Greek mythology, Orpheus was the 'father of song', who went to the underworld to Hades to charm him with his song to get back his dead wife.

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Orpheus Roye - football player

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