Given Name SARGON

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: History
PRONOUNCED: SAHR-gawn (English)   [details]

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.

Categories

biblical, emperors, kings, noble titles
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Sharru-Kinu (Ancient Near Eastern)
USER SUBMISSION: Sargón