Given Name ALCIBIADES

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αλκιβιαδης (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Αλκιβιαδης (Alkibiades), derived from αλκη (alke) "strength" and βια (bia) "force" with the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This was the name of a notable Greek statesman and general during the Peloponnesian War. He changed allegiance from Athens to Sparta and back again during the course of the war.
VARIANT: Alkibiades
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Alkiviadis (Greek)