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Gender Masculine
Scripts ‘Ιππολυτος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. HEEP-PO-LUY-TOS(Classical Greek)
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Meaning & History

Means "freer of horses" from Greek ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse" and λυω (luo) "to loosen". In Greek legend he was the son of Theseus who was tragically loved by his stepmother Phaedra. This was also the name of a 3rd-century theologian, saint and martyr.
Feminine FormsHippolyta, Hippolyte(Greek Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesHippolyte(French) Ippolito(Italian) Hipolit(Polish) Hipólito(Portuguese) Ippolit(Russian) Hipólito(Spanish)


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