Scripts Λυκουργος(Ancient Greek)
Meaning & History
Latinized form of the Greek name Λυκουργος (Lykourgos), derived from λυκος (lykos) meaning "wolf" (genitive λυκου) and εργον (ergon) meaning "work, deed". In Greek legend this was the name of a king who was driven mad by the gods because of his impiety. This was also the name of a Spartan legislator of the 9th century BC.