LYCURGUS
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Λυκουργος (Ancient Greek)
Meaning & History
Latinized form of Λυκουργος (Lykourgos), a Greek name which meant "deed of a wolf" from λυκου (lykou) "of a wolf" and εργον (ergon) "deed, work". 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.
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VARIANTS: Lykourgos (Greek Mythology), Lykourgos (Ancient Greek)
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