GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ποσειδων (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: pə-SIE-dən (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Possibly derived from Greek ποσις (posis) "husband, lord" and δε (de) "earth". In Greek mythology Poseidon was the unruly god of the sea and earthquakes, the brother of Zeus. He was often depicted carrying a trident and riding in a chariot drawn by white horses.