Given Name PYTHAGORAS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Πυθαγορας (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: PUY-TA-GO-RAS (Classical Greek), pi-THAG-ər-əs (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from PYTHIOS, a name of Apollo, combined with Greek αγορα (agora) meaning "assembly, marketplace". This was the name of a 6th-century BC Greek philosopher and mathematician from Samos. He was the founder of a school of philosophy whose members believed that numbers described the universe.

Categories

math, philosophers