Given Name ANTIPATER

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αντιπατρος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: an-TI-pə-tər (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Αντιπατρος (Antipatros), which meant "like the father" from Greek αντι (anti) "against, compared to, like" and πατηρ (pater) "father" (genitive πατρος). This was the name of an officer of Alexander the Great who became the regent of Macedon during Alexander's absence.
VARIANT: Antipatros