Given Name HECUBA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Εκαβη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: HEK-yuw-bə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of Greek ‘Εκαβη (Hekabe), which is of uncertain meaning. In Greek mythology this is the name of the wife of Priam of Troy.
VARIANT: Hekabe

Categories

Greek mythology, Iliad characters, Latinizations, mothers, mythology, queens, uncertain etymology
Entry updated December 8, 2017