Gender Masculine
Scripts Ἀνδροκλῆς(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. AN-drə-kleez(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek Ἀνδροκλῆς (Androkles) meaning "glory of a man", derived from ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ἀνδρός) and κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory". This was the name of a man who pulled a thorn from a lion's paw in one of Aesop's fables.

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Entry updated May 29, 2020