GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Γανυμηδης (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: GAN-i-meed (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From Greek Γανυμηδης (Ganymedes), which was possibly derived from γανυμαι (ganymai) "to be glad" and μηδομαι (medomai) "to think, to plan". In Greek mythology this was the name of a beautiful boy who was abducted by Zeus to become the cupbearer to the gods, the successor of Hebe. A moon of Jupiter is named after him.
VARIANT: Ganymedes


beauty, birds, celestial, consorts of Zeus, feelings, Greek mythology, happiness, moons, moons of Jupiter, nature, Overwatch characters, Shakespearean characters, uncertain etymology
Entry updated December 8, 2017