Given Name PYRRHUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Πυρρος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: PIR-əs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Πυρρος (Pyrros) which meant "flame-coloured, red", related to πυρ (pyr) "fire". This was another name of Neoptolemus the son of Achilles. This was also the name of a 3rd-century BC king of Epirus.
VARIANTS: Pyrrhos (Greek Mythology), Pyrrhos (Ancient Greek)


colors, fire, red
Entry updated December 8, 2017