Gender Feminine
Scripts Ἰοκάστη(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. jo-KAS-tə(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Ἰοκάστη (Iokaste), which is of unknown meaning. In Greek mythology she was the mother Oedipus by the Theban king Laius. In a case of tragic mistaken identity, she married her own son.

Related Names

VariantsIocasta, Iokaste


Entry updated April 25, 2021