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Desdemona

Desdemona comes from Greek dysdaimon meaning "ill-fated, unfortunate" from Greek dus (bad, hard, unfortunate) and daimon (god, divine power, deity, spirit; power, fate, destiny). It was the name of a tragic character of Shakespeare's play Othello (1603). Origin: Greek Variants: Disdemona  

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