Given Name ALCIPPE

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αλκιππη (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

From Greek Αλκιππη (Alkippe), derived from αλκη (alke) "strength" and ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse". This was the name of a daughter of Ares in Greek myth. Her father killed Halirrhotis, a son of Poseidon, when he attempted to rape her, leading to a murder trial in which Ares was quickly acquitted.

Categories

animals, fauna, Greek mythology, horses, mythology, nature, strength
VARIANT: Alkippe
Entry updated December 8, 2017