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Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa was a Roman statesman and general. He was close friend, son-in-law and minister to Caesar Augustus. He was responsible for most of Augustus's military triumphs, most notably winning the naval Battle of Actium against the forces of Mark Antony and Cleopatra. He married Augustus' daughter Julia Caesaris Augusti and had five childre with her. He died at the age of 52, before his fifth child, a son, was born. Julia named the baby Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa Postumus (Meaning "after death") in honour of her husband.
-- Cardwitch  4/6/2006
Possibly originating from the Latin word "agripeta" meaning "land-grabber" or "squatter". Related to Agrippina, the name of several famous Roman women, including the mother of Nero.
-- antiquitas  4/18/2006
Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa "Postumus" was son of the general of the same name and Julia the Elder. He was exiled when he was seventeen by his grandfather Augustus. He was executed by Tiberius when he became emperor.
-- Cardwitch  9/29/2006
Agrippa also means "born feet first" and was often given to children born the wrong way round.
-- Cardwitch  11/19/2006
In the New Testament, the Greek form of Agrippa is as follows:
αγριππας.
-- Deborah Reyes  10/16/2010
Pretty name, but just something to think about: My first thought was "the grippe," an archaic term for influenza.
-- Anonymous User  10/6/2012
Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim was a German magician, occult writer, theologian, astrologer, and alchemist.
-- Anonymous User  5/12/2013
Ew. Sounds horrible and the way it looks reminds me of the word "gryposis".
-- LoveHeartKawaii  4/20/2014

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