Gender Masculine
Scripts Λυκοῦργος(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Λυκοῦργος (Lykourgos), derived from λύκος (lykos) meaning "wolf" and ἔργον (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.

Related Names

VariantsLykourgos(Greek Mythology) Lykourgos(Ancient Greek)


Entry updated May 29, 2020