Castor
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Given Name CASTOR
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Καστωρ (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: KAS-tər (English)   [details]
Meaning & History
From the Greek name Καστωρ (Kastor), possibly related to κεκασμαι (kekasmai) meaning "to excel, to shine" (pluperfect κεκαστο). In Greek myth Castor was a son of Zeus and the twin brother of Pollux. The constellation Gemini, which represents the two brothers, contains a star by this name.
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biblical, celestial, children of Zeus, Code Geass characters, Fire Emblem characters, Greek mythology, Hunger Games characters, light, mythology, nature, saints, stars, uncertain etymology
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VARIANT: Kastor
USER SUBMISSION: Cástor