Scripts Αἰγιαλεύς(Ancient Greek)
Other Forms FormsAegealeus, Egialeus, Aigialeus
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Meaning & History
Latinized form of Greek Αἰγιαλεύς (Aigialeus), which is derived from Greek αἰγιαλός (aigialos) meaning "beach, sea-shore". Also compare Greek αἴξ (aix) meaning "a tall wave". In Greek mythology, this is the name of a son of the river god Inachus, as well as the name of a son of king Adrastus of Argos.