Gender Masculine
Scripts Λαοκόων(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

From Greek Λαοκόων (Laokoon), derived from λαός (laos) meaning "people" and ἀκούω (akouo) meaning "to hear". In Greek mythology this was the name of a Trojan priest who warned against accepting the wooden horse left by the Greeks. He and his sons were strangled by sea serpents sent by the gods.

Related Names

VariantLaokoon

Entry updated April 25, 2021