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Given Name OEDIPUS
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Οιδιπους (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: ED-i-pəs (English), EED-i-pəs (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Latinized form of the Greek Οιδιπους (Oidipous), meaning "swollen foot" from οιδεω (oideo) "to swell" and πους (pous) "foot". In Greek legend Oedipus was the son of Laius and Jocasta. He unwittingly slew his father and married his mother.
Related Names
VARIANT: Oidipous