Given Name PEGASUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Πηγασος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: PEG-ə-səs (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Greek Πηγασος (Pegasos), possibly either from πηγος (pegos) "strong" or πηγαιος (pegaios) "from a water spring". In Greek mythology Pegasus was the winged horse that sprang from the blood of Medusa after she was killed by Perseus. There is a constellation in the northern sky named after the horse.

Categories

blood, celestial, constellations, Greek mythology, legendary creatures, nature, Sailor Moon characters, strength, virtues, water