GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Πατροκλος (Ancient Greek)
Meaning & History
Latinized form of the Greek Πατροκλος (Patroklos) which meant "glory of the father", derived from πατρος (patros) "of the father" 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.
Related Names
VARIANT: Patroklos