Gender Masculine
Scripts Διομήδης(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. DEE-O-MEH-DEHS(Classical Greek) die-ə-MEE-deez(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek Διός (Dios) meaning "of Zeus" and μήδεα (medea) meaning "plans, counsel, cunning". In Greek legend Diomedes was one of the greatest heroes who fought against the Trojans. With Odysseus he entered Troy and stole the Palladium. After the Trojan War he founded the cities of Brindisi and Arpi in Italy.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesDiomidis(Greek) Demid, Diomid(Russian)
User SubmissionDíómedes

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Name Days

Greece: August 16


Entry updated April 25, 2021