Given Name ATROPOS

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ατροπος (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Means "inevitable, inflexible" in Greek, derived from the negative prefix α (a) combined with τροπος (tropos) "direction, manner, fashion". Atropos was one of the three Fates or Μοιραι (Moirai) in Greek mythology. When her sister Lachesis decided that a person's life was at an end, Atropos would choose the manner of death and cut the person's life thread.

Categories

children of Zeus, death deities, goddesses, Greek mythology, life, Moirai, mythology, Stephen King characters
Entry updated December 8, 2017