Themistocles
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Given Name THEMISTOCLES
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Θεμιστοκλης (Ancient Greek)
Meaning & History
Latinized form of the Greek name Θεμιστοκλης (Themistokles) meaning "glory of the law", from θεμις (themis) "law of nature, divine law" (genitive θεμιστος) and κλεος (kleos) "glory". This was the name of an Athenian statesman and general who was victorious over the Persians in the Battle of Salamis.
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VARIANT: Themistokles
OTHER LANGUAGES: Themistoklis (Greek)