Given Name HIPPOCRATES

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ιπποκρατης (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name ‘Ιπποκρατης (Hippokrates) which meant "horse power", derived from the elements ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse" and κρατος (kratos) "power". This was the name of a 5th-century BC Greek doctor who is known as the Father of Medicine.

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animals, history, Latinizations
VARIANT: Hippokrates