Gender Masculine
Scripts Ἀντίπατρος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. an-TEE-pa-tehr(Latin) an-TIP-ə-tər(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Ἀντίπατρος (Antipatros), which meant "like the father" from Greek ἀντί (anti) meaning "against, compared to, like" and πατήρ (pater) meaning "father" (genitive πατρός). This was the name of an officer of Alexander the Great who became the regent of Macedon during Alexander's absence.

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Entry updated April 5, 2022