Orestes
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Given Name ORESTES
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ορεστης (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: O-RES-TES (Classical Greek), aw-RES-teez (English)   [details]
Meaning & History
Derived from Greek ορεστιας (orestias) meaning "of the mountains". In Greek myth he was the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra. He killed his mother and her lover Aegisthus after they killed his father.
Categories
Greek mythology, landforms, murderers, mythology, saints