SARGON
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: History
PRONOUNCED: SAHR-gawn (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Akkadian name Sharru-kinu meaning "true king". This was the name (or title) of the first emperor of Akkad (23rd century BC). It was also borne by the 7th-century BC Assyrian king Sargon II, who named himself after the first Sargon.
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OTHER LANGUAGES: Sharru-Kinu (Ancient Near Eastern)
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