Gender Masculine
Scripts Ἀλκείδης(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. al-THEE-dhehs(European Spanish) al-SEE-dhehs(European Spanish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of Greek Ἀλκείδης (Alkeides), derived from ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength, prowess" and the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides). This was another name for the hero Herakles.

Related Names

VariantAlkeides(Greek Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesAlcide(French) Alcide(Italian)



Entry updated June 9, 2023