Given Name ALCAEUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αλκαιος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: al-SEE-əs (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Αλκαιος (Alkaios), derived from αλκη (alke) "strength". This was the name of a 7th-century BC lyric poet from the island of Lesbos.
VARIANT: Alkaios