Gender Masculine
Scripts Ἀντίγονος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. an-TIG-ə-nəs(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Ἀντίγονος (Antigonos), derived from ἀντί (anti) meaning "against, compared to, like" and γόνος (gonos) meaning "offspring, race, stock". This was the name of one of Alexander the Great's generals. After Alexander died, he took control of most of Asia Minor.

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Entry updated June 9, 2023