GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Λυκουργος (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Λυκουργος (Lykourgos), derived from λυκος (lykos) "wolf" (genitive λυκου) and εργον (ergon) "work, deed". In Greek legend this was the name of a king who was driven mad by the gods because of his impiety. This was also the name of a Spartan legislator of the 9th century BC.
VARIANTS: Lykourgos (Greek Mythology), Lykourgos (Ancient Greek)