Given Name ANTIGONUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αντιγονος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: an-TIG-ə-nəs (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Αντιγονος (Antigonos), derived from αντι (anti) "against, compared to, like" and γονευς (goneus) "ancestor". This was the name of one of Alexander the Great's generals. After Alexander died, he took control of most of Asia Minor.
VARIANT: Antigonos