Given Name CEPHEUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Κηφευς (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek Κηφευς (Kepheus), which is of unknown meaning. In Greek legend he was a king of Ethiopia, the husband of Cassiopeia. After he died he was made into a constellation and placed in the sky.
VARIANT: Kepheus

Categories

constellations, space
Entry updated December 8, 2017