Scripts Ἀκαρνάν(Ancient Greek)
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Meaning & History
Latinized form of Greek Ἀκαρνάν (Akarnan), which is derived from Greek ἀκαρνάν (akarnan), which is said to mean "laurel", but can also refer to a kind of thistle. In Greek mythology, Acarnan was the son of Alcmaeon. After his father's death he fled to South-Epirus, which was also known as Acarnia, derived from his name.