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.


American Gods characters, fire, gods, light, mythology, smith deities, uncertain etymology
VARIANT: Vulcanus