Given Name VULCAN

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: VUL-kən (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Latin Vulcanus, possibly related to fulgere "to flash", but more likely of pre-Latin origin. In Roman mythology Vulcan was the god of fire. He was later equated with the Greek god Hephaestus.
VARIANT: Vulcanus


American Gods characters, fire, gods, light, mythology, smith deities, uncertain etymology
Entry updated July 2, 2017