Gender Masculine
Scripts Λυσίμαχος(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Λυσίμαχος (Lysimachos), derived from λύσις (lysis) meaning "a release, loosening" and μάχη (mache) meaning "battle". This was the name of one of the generals under Alexander the Great. After Alexander's death Lysimachus took control of Thrace.

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Entry updated May 29, 2020