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Given Name ANDROMACHE
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ανδρομαχη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: ahn-dro-mah-ke (Ancient Greek)   [key]
Meaning & History
Derived from the Greek elements ανηρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ανδρος) and μαχη (mache) meaning "battle". In Greek legend she was the wife of the Trojan hero Hector. After the fall of Troy Neoptolemus killed her son Astyanax and took her as a concubine.