Scripts Ἄγις(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. Agis(Classical Greek) [key]
Other Forms FormsAges, Aghis, Ayis
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Meaning & History
Derived from the Greek verb ἄγω (ago) meaning "to lead, to guide" as well as "to bring, to carry". It is closely related to the Greek verb ἡγέομαι (hegeomai) meaning "to go before, to lead (the way)" as well as "to guide". This name was borne by several kings of Sparta.