Given Name PATROCLUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Πατροκλος (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek Πατροκλος (Patroklos) which meant "glory of the father", derived from πατηρ (pater) "father" (genitive πατρος) and κλεος (kleos) "glory". In Greek legend he was one of the heroes who fought against the Trojans. His death at the hands of Hector drew his friend Achilles back into the war.

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Iliad characters
VARIANT: Patroklos