Pronounced Pron. AN-tee-ahk
Other Forms FormsAntiochus, Antiokhos
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Contributor Contrib.Polly Names on 2/23/2010
English form of Antiochus. The capital city of Syria bore this name, an important centre in early Christianity (founded c.300 BC by Seleucus I Nictor and named for his father, Antiochus). The name was used by J. K. Rowling in her 'Harry Potter' series of books, where it belongs a minor character.