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GenderMasculine
ScriptsΕυανδρος Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.ee-VAN-dər English
ə-VAN-dər English
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Meaning & History

Variant of Evandrus, the Latin form of the Greek name Ευανδρος (Euandros), derived from Greek ευ (eu) meaning "good" and ανηρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ανδρος). In Roman mythology Evander was an Arcadian hero of the Trojan War who founded the city of Pallantium near the spot where Rome was later built.
VariantsEuandros Greek Mythology Evandrus Roman Mythology
Same SpellingEvander (2)

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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute