Popularity:18025
Origin:Greek
Meaning:Queen of Sparta and mother of Helen of Troy; woman
Leyda is a variant of the Greek name Leda, meaning “woman.” It was the name of the Queen of Sparta and the mother of Helen of Troy. Famed for her beautiful black hair and snowy skin, she appears in the myth of Leda and the Swan. Leda is the subject of many works of art, as well as W.B. Yeats' poem named after the myth. If you’re looking for a name inspired by ancient Greece, Leyda is a lovely choice.
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