Gender Masculine
Scripts Νίνος(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Probably from the name of the ancient city of Nineveh in Assyria. According to Greek historians this was the name of the husband of Semiramis and the founder of Nineveh. In actuality he does not correspond to any known Assyrian king, and is likely a composite character named after the city.
Entry updated December 7, 2022